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Confessions of a Novelty Confection Fiend


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Have not seen any new KitKats in these parts. However, my all-time favorite KitKat is the green tea one you can buy everywhere in Japan.

 

I recently ran across all-caramel Milky Ways miniatures. Nice oozy caramel.

 

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7 hours ago, kayb said:

Have not seen any new KitKats in these parts. However, my all-time favorite KitKat is the green tea one you can buy everywhere in Japan.

 

 

I see the Green Tea KitKat at H-Mart sometimes and pick them up for Cat Son - Cat Son is NOT a green tea fan ~ of course, given his heritage - I demanded he take a maternity test! :laugh: - but he does love these green tea KitKats LOVES THEM! 

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"Kit Kat JUST Released Two Limited Edition Flavors"

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...Kit Kat's new offering for Valentine's Day is Raspberry Creme Miniatures, two-bite wafer bars covered in pretty pink raspberry creme. Each bar is individually wrapped in hot pink packaging....

The Lemon Crisp Miniatures are in a slightly smaller bag (7.5-ounce) and have been spotted at Food Lion.

They've released so many different flavors this just seems ordinary now.

Has anyone tried them?

 

“Peter: Oh my god, Brian, there's a message in my Alphabits. It says, 'Oooooo.'

Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”

– From Fox TV’s “Family Guy”

 

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OK, found the raspberry KitKats at ShopRite near my office. Will be easy to resist this one, the taste is very thin, almost "watery". There is very little raspberry flavor. Small sticks, around 2".

 

 

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On ‎1‎/‎22‎/‎2020 at 1:58 PM, BeeZee said:

OK, found the raspberry KitKats at ShopRite near my office. Will be easy to resist this one, the taste is very thin, almost "watery". There is very little raspberry flavor. Small sticks, around 2".

 

 

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At least in NJ KitKats are not taxable.

 

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"Hershey’s Is Making Sugar Cookie-Flavored Kisses This Holiday Season"

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...you should know about a new set of sugar cookie-flavored Hershey’s Kisses recently posted by @CandyHunting, who found out about them through some sort of premature posting on grocery chain Meijer’s website.

Wrapped in aluminum foil adorned with the kinds of shapes that often make up Christmas cookies, each special Kiss consists of a sugar cookie-flavored white creme, complete with red and green cookie pieces. 

I am not a big fan of "white chocolate". But I think I would try these (okay, maybe try one and take the rest to work so someone else could eat them :wink:).

If anyone sees them in the stores, please post.

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“Peter: Oh my god, Brian, there's a message in my Alphabits. It says, 'Oooooo.'

Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”

– From Fox TV’s “Family Guy”

 

Tim Oliver

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Walked into Ralphs (Kroger) this morning greeted by the seasonal candy aisle and found my yearly favorite. The Russell Stover $ bar. I am not a candy person but this has such a melt on your tongue nostalgic feel. Miles and miles removed from waxy Hershey. 

 

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I tried three new confections and liked only one of them.

 

First off, I saw these first two candies at the checkout of my local grocery store:

"New M&Ms Mixes Combine Three Favorite Flavors in One Bag"

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M&M's Mix bags will come in two varieties: Classic and Peanut.

The Classic mix features the brand's traditional flavors: classic milk chocolate, milk chocolate peanut, and peanut butter M&M's.

The Peanut mix will include milk chocolate peanut, white chocolate peanut, and dark chocolate peanut.

I tried both of these and was sorry to say the peanut Mix was a fail. Really, all you taste is the peanut. I suppose if you have a lot of one type of peanut M&M then you'll eventually be able to taste the flavor it's enrobed with but in these snack bags, it's really a paltry amount of candy. So if you like peanuts, maybe just buy peanuts and skip this mix.

The other mix, the Classic Mix, was much better because you could taste the enrobing chocolate. Still, it was a paltry amount in the bag, but enough you could tell they were different flavors. This candy was the one winner.

 

The third candy I tried was the Kit Kat Key Lime flavor (click). Sounds refreshing, doesn't it?

Unfortunately, it was another failure.

And I apologize for this description but it's what the candy tastes like to me: Sometimes when you walk into a Men's bathroom, the urinals contain a deodorant disk that has a distinct odor. This candy bar reminded me of that odor. :S

Not good. Also, very "fake" tasting. Not a winner. :(

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“Peter: Oh my god, Brian, there's a message in my Alphabits. It says, 'Oooooo.'

Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”

– From Fox TV’s “Family Guy”

 

Tim Oliver

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13 minutes ago, Toliver said:

The third candy I tried was the Kit Kat Key Lime flavor (click). Sounds refreshing, doesn't it?

Unfortunately, it was another failure.

And I apologize for this description but it's what the candy tastes like to me: Sometimes when you walk into a Men's bathroom, the urinals contain a deodorant disk that has a distinct odor. This candy bar reminded me of that odor. :S

Not good. Also, very "fake" tasting. Not a winner. :(

They had a big display of those at CVS today. Not s Kit Kat person and packaging is unappealing and sounds even worse. The smell would put me over the edge. I call that porta-potty scent. 

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"Hershey’s Red, White & Blue Cookies ‘N’ Creme Bar Will Make The Most Patriotic S’mores"

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All of us are looking forward to making s’mores this summer, right? Instead of using the typical chocolate bars that you’ll find in a s’mores kit, you can make the classic campfire dessert festive for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day with the Hershey’s Red, White & Blue Cookies ‘n’ Creme Bar.

It's a limited edition flavor. 

I don't think Hershey "gets it". S'Mores are made with chocolate bars, not white chocolate bars. White chocolate isn't even real chocolate...it's just sweet.

But I guess this is aimed at kids so it doesn't really matter.

 

“Peter: Oh my god, Brian, there's a message in my Alphabits. It says, 'Oooooo.'

Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”

– From Fox TV’s “Family Guy”

 

Tim Oliver

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Wandered into Hobby Lobby today, and found they had my favorite candy that I can't find much of anywhere any more -- chocolate cream drops.

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I love them squashed flat and eaten atop cheddar cheese. Extremely sharp cheddar cheese. These were had on Dubliner for a late lunch.

 

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42 minutes ago, kayb said:

 

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I love them squashed flat and eaten atop cheddar cheese. Extremely sharp cheddar cheese. These were had on Dubliner for a late lunch.

 

Happy to see another sweet + savory girl - I'd try

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