27 Milkshakes With More Calories Than an Entire Meal

Source: Courtesy of Cold Stone Creamery

11. Cake Batter ‘n Shake (large)
> Chain: Cold Stone Creamery
> Calories: 1,300

With whipped topping added, this shake reaches 1,440 calories.

Source: Courtesy of Cold Stone Creamery

12. Milk and OREO Cookies (large)
> Chain: Cold Stone Creamery
> Calories: 1,280

Cold Stone lists just six varieties of shake. With two sizes and the whipped topping option, that adds up to 24 in all. Of that number, only one shake — the smaller, untopped Savory Strawberry, is under 700 calories.

Source: Courtesy of Dairy Queen

13. Peanut Butter Shake (large)
> Chain: Dairy Queen
> Calories: 1,250

Dairy Queen’s shakes come in small, medium, and large — no snack or mini sizes.

Source: Courtesy of Dairy Queen

14. Hot Fudge Shake (large)
> Chain: Dairy Queen
> Calories: 990

The chain takes a signature drink, adding whipped topping. A small shake has less than twice the calories, at just 430.

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15. Caramel Shake (large)
> Chain: Dairy Queen
> Calories: 980

Some 13 Dairy Queen shakes in all — including the three on this list — exceed 700 calories. The chain’s trademark Blizzards, which are soft-serve ice cream with various cookies, candies, or brownies blended in, also frequently contain more than the limit.