The most common type of nuts that are used in the making of Rocky Road ice cream are almonds. The almonds are often covered in chocolate.
Chocolate ice cream is used in making Rocky Road, which also contains nuts and marshmallow. Some brands opt to use walnuts, which were used in the original version of the Rocky Road flavor.
Rocky Road was created by William Dreyer in 1929. The name Rocky Road was given to this flavor of ice cream during the Great Depression.
There are an estimated 140 calories in a 1/2 cup serving of Rocky Road ice cream and 22 grams of carbohydrates.