Last Updated: May 5, 2023 @ 2:27 pm.

What are the best ice cream bowls? For home? For parties? We tried out a dozen different options before deciding these bowls were best! Here are the ones we'd recommend to you.

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Best For Large Families

Super cute set of 12 bowls, spoons
Delightful, colorful set of bowls are BPA free and easy on the wallet. Perfect portion size for kids. And the ice cream cone design on the bowl sides? That puts these bowls over the top!

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Best For Large Families: Greenco Vibrant Colors Ice Cream Dessert Bowls and Spoons

If you’ve got a large family of ice cream lovers, this colorful set of 12 bowls and spoons is what we’d recommend.

What We Liked

• Adorable!

• Four colors with matching spoons—the mock ice cream cone on the side of the cup is a nice touch.

• BPA free

• Affordable.

• Perfect portion size for kids. The bowls hold about six to eight ounces of ice cream.

What Needs Work

• Spoons can break.

• When washed, water can get stuck inside the plastic bowls.

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Best For Small Families

Adorable set
Loved these porcelain bowls with a boho color motif—sized right for a kid's portion of ice cream. Not too big or too small.
$21.99 ($3.66 / Count)

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Best For Small Families: AHX Porcelain Dessert Bowls

If you don’t need a big set of ice cream bowls and spoons, this six-pack of ice cream bowls is perfectly sized for smaller families.

What We Liked

 Stackable for storage.

• Super cute! 

• Nicely sized for kiddos.

• Great for a gift.

What Needs Work

• A bit pricey.

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Best For Sundae Parties

Polka dot ice cream bowls = summer fun!
Got an ice cream party in your future? This set of cute bowls, spoons and straws hits the spot. And this kit is easy on the wallet. Favorite feature: those little umbrellas!

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Best For Sundae Parties: Outside the Box Papers Ice Cream Sundae Kit

When you need bowls for an ice cream sundae party for kids, we think this kit is a good bet—24 cups, spoons, straws and even cute little umbrellas.

What We Liked

• Sturdy cups.

• Holds 12 ounces of ice cream—not too big or small.

• Affordable.

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Best Multi-Use Bowls

Stackable; microwave, freezer safe
Stylish porcelain bowls are perfectly sized for 2 scoops of ice cream—or any other dessert. Sturdy, curved design is a winner. We liked the 5" size best.
$20.99 ($3.50 / Count)

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Best Multi-Use Bowls: Sweese 101.001 Porcelain Bowls

Yes, ice cream-themed bowls are cute for kids—but what if you want your ice cream bowls to do double duty for other desserts? We’d recommend Sweese’s porcelain bowls. This set of 6 bowls is a favorite here at the home office.

What We Liked

• Sturdy, good quality.

• Stackable.

• Microwave, freezer and oven safe.

• More colors choices if you don’t like white.

• Holds a couple big scoops of ice cream.

What Needs Work

• Smaller than they look? We thought these bowls were perfectly sized for ice cream or desserts—but we can understand if folks want something bigger. These bowls are about 5″ across.

Why Trust Us

We’ve been rating and reviewing products for kids, families and the home since 1994. We do hands-on testing—we buy the products with our own money and evaluate with an eye toward quality, ease of use and affordability.

Here’s another key point: we don’t take money from the brands we review. No free samples, no sponsors, no “partnerships.” Our work is 100% reader-supported!

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