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Ice Cream Cone

Missouri State Dessert

Key lime pie ice cream cone the ice cream cone is the official state dessert of Missouri. Photo by Justin Kern / Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Official State Dessert of Missouri

Missouri designated the ice cream cone as the official state dessert in 2008. The 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis was the birthplace of the ice cream cone. All State Food Symbols

The University of Missouri-Columbia has played a large role in the development of ice cream products for over a century and Missouri presently ranks tenth in ice cream production.