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There’s no denying that deep down, we’re all disgusting monsters…

Need proof? I submit to you, Exhibit A:

Ben & Jerry’s Snackable Cookie Dough

This is it, folks. We all love Ben & Jerry’s because of how much crap they cram into our ice cream, and we also love eating raw cookie dough by the spoonful.

Well, introducing bags of it…

Last year this was a test product in exactly ONE test market, but residents of Vermont walked into their local Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops, skipped the ice cream altogether, and bought these SACKS of the same cookie dough the company puts into their pints. And since it sold well, Ben & Jerry’s brought it to select grocery stores across the country.



No more trudging your way through loads of delicious ice cream to get to even-more-delicious cookie dough chunks. Available in Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, and VEGAN Chocolate Chip, the dough chunks are safe to eat raw (the eggs are pasteurized and use heat-treated flour to make this possible in the non-vegan versions; the vegan version contains no eggs).

Not that we had any problem eating raw regular cookie dough, but it’s nice to not be yelled at on the package for doing so.

No review necessary, but Lord help me…  I cannot help myself.

Ben & Jerry’s Snackable Cookie Dough (Chocolate Chip)

This is the cookie dough that started it all for Ben & Jerry’s. It’s hard to imagine, but cookie dough in ice cream wasn’t, like, a thing until Ben & Jerry’s did it way back in 1984 after a random fan suggested it. Their gobs of chocolate chip cookie dough are featured in popular flavors like Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Half Baked, and The Tonight Dough.

No doubt – this is the exact same goodness that’s in the pints. Characterized by a big brown sugar presence, a buttery backdrop, lots of chocolate chips and a little added vanilla flavor, the cookie dough is delectably chewy with a satisfying sugary grit.



It is oh-so-good, and perfectly Ben & Jerry’s.


Ben & Jerry’s Snackable Cookie Dough (Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip)

The peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough is currently featured in The Tonight Dough and non-dairy Peanut Butter Half-Baked.

Equally awesome, as if there was ever any doubt, this stuff has a BOLD peanut butter flavor marching in front of all those chocolate chips. It uses real peanut butter as the second ingredient, but also drives it home with peanut flour and peanut extract. Same buttery, brown sugary base with vanilla notes as the plain chocolate chip version.

The only bad thing about this product is how impossible it is to stop eating it.

Ben & Jerry’s Snackable Cookie Dough (Vegan Chocolate Chip)

The Vegan Chocolate Chip Snackable Cookie Dough is a lot like the regular cookie but a little worse, because that’s just how vegan stuff works.

Still, this is probably as good as vegan chocolate chip cookie dough is gonna get – especially for this purpose of eating handfuls of it, without having to do anything.

A fun Easter egg on the vegan version… err, I mean a fun Easter *tofu* on the vegan version, is that the cows on the packaging have been replaced with an empty pasture.

The butter is gone from the vegan version and in its place is coconut oil. It also contains no milk. The semisweet chocolate chips and sugary grit do their part to make it a relatively seamless transition from the non-vegan version, and the only noticeable difference in a direct side-by-side is that the vegan version is slightly less “creamy.”

Still delicious, and the difference is nearly impossible to detect if you add it to the vegan ice cream of your choice.

Full disclosure and taunt: Ben & Jerry’s shipped me a package of each of these for free (LOL my life is awesome), but it didn’t affect my review. It’s delicious cookie dough that you can eat by itself or add to any ice cream you think would benefit from it (any of them). Me and the Vermonsters gobbled it up and now you can too.

Way to go, Vermont. Go buy “Oops! All Chunks”  today.

Burning Questions:

  1. How do you store this product? In the freezer.
  2. Will I die if I eat other raw cookie dough? Maybe, but I’m still alive.
  3. Will I die if I eat this whole bag in one sitting? If this website stops updating, you’ll know why.

Place of Purchase: Sent to me by Ben & Jerry’s, available in select grocery stores nationwide.

Rating: 10 out of 10


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Baskin Robbins has long touted 31 flavors, but Oreo? I think they’re at 3,100.

New flavor #3101 is a Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip Oreo.

These branded partnership Oreos are often the most fun:

Baskin Robbin’s Mint Chocolate Chip Oreos have chocolate chips studded in both mint AND chocolate cremes, adding something much more playful than the regular Mint Oreos.

Almost exactly two years after Dunkin’ dropped Dunkin’ Donuts Mocha Oreos, their tag team partner Baskin Robbins is drinking the Oreo Kool Aid.



Side bar: the Fruit Punch Oreos were anything but kool.

The smell of the Oreos is certainly like mint chocolate chip ice cream, though that’s pretty much what any Grasshopper type cookie is going to smell like.

The good: they’re definitely better than the regular Mint Oreos. The creme is sweeter and smoother, as the chocolate creme helps cut it to a less “harsh” mint. You definitely get a little cooling sensation that a proper mint  flavoring offers, and this is especially helpful for an ice cream flavored cookie.

The bad: they’re nowhere near as good as the Fudge Covered Mint Oreos that just released a month ago.

Their biggest failing is the ineffectiveness of the chocolate chips. It says right there in the ingredient list that these use semisweet chocolate chips, which you can kind of see in the mint portion of the creme. The problem is you can’t taste them at all. In fact you can’t even feel them; they’re completely indistinguishable from the crumbly cocoa wafers as you chow down.



The obvious: Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip Oreos still taste quite good. They clearly took some existing parts from the Mint Oreo and the Chocolate Creme Oreos, added some pretty weak chocolate “chips”, and relying on a strong licensing agreement with Baskin Robbins to create a sales surge.


It’s going to work, but these Oreos are lacking the fun factor of previous partnerships.

Honestly had more way more fun throwing those shitty Swedish Fish Oreos off my rooftop than I did eating these.

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My review of Swedish Fish Oreos in 17 seconds.

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Bring on Flavor #3102…

Chippiness of Chocolate Chips Rating: 0 out of 10
How Much Better I Am Than Kobe With That #SWISH Rating: 10 out of 10
Overall Rating: 7 out of 10


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I’m going to do something I never do here and give you the opportunity not to read any further:

General Mills Nestle Drumstick Cereal sucks, and it sucks hard.

General Mills Nestle Drumstick Cereal

General Mills Nestle Drumstick Cereal

It’s an old-fashioned junk rant, so strap yourselves in if you’ve decided not to heed my advice.

The taste of The Original Sundae Cone®, now in your cereal bowl.



This (☝🏼) right here is exactly what sets the stage for the Nestle Drumstick Cereals being quite possibly the most disappointing cereal that’s ever been released.

What do you think of when you hear “the taste of The Original Sundae Cone®”? You think of ice cream, the waffle cone, chocolate coating, maybe the nugget on the bottom and the shame of eating several cones… but most importantly, you think of ice cream.

Well the General Mills Nestle Drumstick cereal has none of this. 

General Mills Nestle Drumstick Cereal (Classic Vanilla)

The cereal is comprised of “cone cereal pieces”, “cocoa nuggets”, and “ice cream flavored scoops.” This would be fine and good (amazing even!) if executed properly, except:

The cone cereal pieces are Golden Grahams.



The cocoa nuggets are Cocoa Puffs.


The “ice cream flavored scoops” have less flavor than Kix.

The thing is, General Mills could have gotten away with this if they didn’t specifically promise the taste of The Original Sundae Cone®. I’m fine and good if this was merely inspired by Nestle Drumsticks, like many other cereals do. Hell, I would be mostly okay with the exact flavors here if they simply shaped the grahams to look like mini waffle cones (we have the technology!) But nope! We have a mishmash of existing General Mills cereals instead, and I can’t excuse the blatant overpromise.

The most egregious of these lies are the ice cream flavored discs. I taste corn and wheat, and that’s certainly not ice cream. If Baskin Robbins’ 32nd flavor was “Not Good Enough to Be Kix”, I don’t think anyone is rushing out to build a sundae.

They’re not any better in milk.

Rating: 2 out of 10

General Mills Drumstick Cereal (Mint Chocolate)

The Mint Chocolate Nestle Drumstick Cereal is the same shit all over again, except the ice cream flavored scoops are now mint-flavored.

Except they’re not.

Eat them in isolation and you’ll swear they’re no different than the “vanilla” discs.

If you do a blind taste test between the two, you may notice the faintest mint flavor when you’re forced to answer which one is which.

Milk can’t save this one either.

When you eat the cereal pieces together, nothing close to a sundae cone comes together. You’ll either taste Golden Grahams or Cocoa Puffs (depending which appears more on your spoon), because the Kix-flavored ice cream garbage is too weak a flavor to compete at all against the other two.

I would normally rate the Mint Chocolate a little higher because it does have marginally more flavor overall than Classic Vanilla, but in this case the extent to which they overpromised the specific flavor is perhaps the biggest crime of all.

Rating: 2 out of 10

In summary, you really shouldn’t have read this far.


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God, my favorite cereal is old cereal.

Kellogg’s Pop Tarts Cereal

You know all those Buzzfeed-type articles sporting a list of discontinued cereals we want back? They’ll all soon be obsolete, as we check another one off the list with the return of Kellogg’s Pop Tarts Cereal.

In the last several years, we’ve seen the return of cult favorites like French Toast CrunchKellogg’s Smorz Cereal, and Oreo O’s, but this time we’re kicking it all the way back to 1994 and Pop Tarts Crunch Cereal.

Dialing back the time machine, notable things that occurred in ’94 include:

  • The Lion King was released.
  • The Sony Playstation launched.
  • “Friends” debuted.
  • “The Sign” by Ace of Base topped the charts.
  •  Justin Bieber was born.

The discontinuation of Pop Tarts Crunch Cereal, and perhaps that last note about Justin Bieber, elicited the following response, best summarized by another event that occurred in 1994:



Nancy Kerrigan Attack - Raw Footage - January 6, 1994 - YouTube

While it’s lost the “Crunch” in title but not in substance, both flavors (Frosted Strawberry and Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon) return.

Kellogg’s Frosted Strawberry Pop Tarts Cereal

Kellogg’s Frosted Strawberry Pop Tarts Cereal features puffed wheat, oat, and rice pieces with strawberry filling inside and frosting and multi-colored sprinkles on the outside. Think Kellogg’s Krave, but healthier because there’s fruit, but unhealthier because they’re frosted.

My stars, these are delicious. Each mini Pop-Tart is wonderfully sweet even before you get to the filling. The jam inside is made with strawberry puree concentrate and dried apples just like the original, so a comparison to the pastry version rings true. There’s enough filling so that each bite takes on the signature strawberry flavor, and they’re incredibly difficult to stop biting.

The cereal shell doesn’t replicate the dough-y flavor of a Pop Tart, but you’d be a fool to expect that kind of magic.

It broke my heart there for a minute.



Kellogg’s Frosted Strawberry Pop Tarts cereals is one of those rare cereals that tastes about the same in milk. The strawberry filling is uncompromised and anchors the most notable element of the flavor, and the crunch holds up long enough to finish a bowl.


Man, where has this BEEN for the last 25 years? Shit’s outstanding.

Rating: 9 out of 10

Kellogg’s Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop Tarts Cereal

Kellogg’s Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop Tarts is less desirable to look at, but at least it has frosting and tiny brown sprinkles.

The cereal is good for sure, but not as good or unique as Frosted Strawberry. The filling is made with real brown sugar and cinnamon, but just doesn’t hit the same note as the Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop Tart.

However, these criticisms don’t negate the fact that this cereal is TASTE-Y, nor the fact that I ate six handfuls before I put a close on this sentence.

Admirable hold-up in milk too. But it also highlights that the filling isn’t as masterful as the strawberry.

Had Brown Sugar Cinnamon been the only flavor released, I would have celebrated its novelty more and had higher praise.

Rating: 7 out of 10

Kellogg’s Frosted Cookies & Creme Pop Tarts Cereal

Kellogg’s Frosted Cookies & Creme Pop Tart is made with cocoa in the flour-based cereal pieces themselves and then what they’re calling a white chocolate flavored filling, and some kind of sugary coating with little fake chocolate chips studded on the surface.

This is going to be one of those cereals that tastes fine, but tastes very similar to lots of other chocolate-based cereals on the market.

It also reminds me a little bit of Cookie Crisp, which isn’t quite what they were going for.

The chocolatey vibes are mostly tasty, and I think it improves in milk.

But again, this is a cereal that is overshadowed and mercilessly beat down by competitors like Oreo O’s and General Mills Hershey’s Cookies ‘N’ Creme Fillows. It’s also probably the furthest away from the Pop Tart it purports to be.

Rating: 6 out of 10

Summary

Kellogg’s Pop Tarts Cereal is a nice blast from the past, and the format and configuration is pretty effective as a breakfast cereal alternative to the pasty. However, these particular flavors are hit or miss and at this point in time I’d really go with seconds on the Strawberry.

The real question remains, though:

Who do we have to sleep with for a Frosted S’mores Pop Tart Cereal?


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When it comes to coping with grief, I like to think I keep my emotions in check pretty well. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a good cry if that’s how your emotions surface, but I can count the times I’ve cried in my adult life on one hand (they were all ugly cries, but only because every cry is an ugly cry if you’re an ugly person like me).

The closest thing you’ll find to me crying occurs when two events happen:

  1. My favorite junk foods are discontinued.
  2. My favorite junk foods are resurrected.

Well shed those tears of joy, my friends, because Kellogg’s has heard your cries to bring back Cupcake Pop Tarts.

Kellogg’s Cupcake Pop Tarts

Now I must admit: it wasn’t me who did the crying when Confetti Cupcake Pop Tarts were discontinued. In fact, it took me about a year to notice when they were unceremoniously pulled from shelves at some point in 2016. But enough of you whined on social media to make Confetti Cupcake Pop Tarts the second-most requested flavor to return to the Pop Tarts line-up, and Kellogg’s responded not only by bringing those back, by introducing a chocolatey cousin with Chocolate Cupcake Pop Tarts.

My diet is crying a little bit too, because now I have 32 Pop Tarts to get through.



This review is part of a series. Today’s Kellogg’s Cupcake Pop Tart is:

Kellogg’s Confetti Cupcake Pop Tart

Frosted Confetti Cupcake Pop Tarts may be simple and straightforward, but they check all the Pop Tart boxes necessary to get people’s panties in a tizzy:

  • They are frosted.
  • They have sprinkles.
  • They’re frosted and have sprinkles.

If you like sugar, it’s hard to imagine any scenario where you’re utterly disappointed with these. The primary flavor is simply “sweet”, which combines with the floury flavor of the dough to produce something a little like a store-bought yellow cake. Except this time with pastry dough, it’s more like a birthday pie.

Unpopular opinion: I enjoy pie a lot more than I do cake, so much so that I once forced my office to celebrate my birthday with pie instead. My coworkers were all SO pissed, and for that reason it was one of the best birthday celebrations I’ve ever had.

All of this said, Confetti Cupcake Pop Tarts still manage to be unspectacular in my book. Toasting them doesn’t really make sense for cupcakes but it does improve the flavor of the dough, and helps the sweetness of the filling shine a bit brighter. They share many similarities to the Sugar Cookie Pop Tarts yet are still miles behind them somehow.



Just goes to emphasize the impression that sprinkles will make on some people…


Burning Questions:

  1. Why don’t you like your coworkers? Because I work with them.
  2. What are your favorite pies? Pecan, sweet potato, pear.
  3. I bet you cry when you have sex. Jokes on you; I’ve never had sex!

Place of Purchase: Sent to me by Kellogg’s (thanks guys!)

Rating: 6.5 out of 10


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Here it is, Fam: the new KFC Cheetos Sandwich.

That’s right, a KFC Cheetos Sandwich.

KFC Cheetos Sandwich

This is essentially what would happen if I was Chopped and the mystery basket contained fried chicken, Cheetos, and mayonnaise; just slap it all on a toasted sandwich bun and see what happens.

Let me tell you what happens: what happens is the KFC Cheetos Sandwich.

The sandwich also has a cheesy Cheetos sauce (again, something right out of my Chopped Kitchen), which you can also get on Cheetos Popcorn Nuggets.



I, of course, opted for both.

They’re available for a limited time (about four weeks through the end of July.)

The texture of the crunchy Cheetos is a little bit weird at first, but eventually you realize that you’re disgusting and that you actually like this.

The Cheetos sauce really does taste like Cheetos and goes well with the kick from the crispy fried chicken’s seasoning. It has has the consistency of buffalo sauce while looking like a radioactive orange version of it. I would have to venture that the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos sandwich isn’t too far behind.

The mayo helps cool the peppery kick of the KFC Cheetos Sandwich, and actually grounds it back towards being an actual chicken sandwich instead of a legitimate freak show.



This is a 9/10 if you’re as gross as I am.


Rating If You’re Not Gross: 7 out of 10
Rating If You Are Gross: 9 out of 10
Overall Rating9 out of 10 (If you’re reading this… you’re gross.)


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Cap’n Crunch’s Cotton Candy Crunch –  a runaway winner for the best alliterated cereal of all-time.

But I’m here today to hand out a different kind of award to the Cap’n.

He may just be the creepiest cereal mascot of all-time…

Cap’n Crunch’s Cotton Candy Crunch

I mean I’ve always thought the Cap’n was kind of creepy, but I really started to think about it when I saw the slogan “Crunch-a-Tize Me, Cap’n!” plastered on this Cotton Candy Crunch.

So I did a little research, and I didn’t have to search very hard. Get a load of these actual headlines on these actual articles:



Now, those headlines don’t even require you to read the article to confirm my theory, but you should! The basic premise lies in a study some Cornell University researchers conducted. The study found:

…Characters on cereals marketed to children make incidental eye contact with children and cereals marketed to adults make incidental eye contact with adult shoppers. Of the 86 different spokes-characters evaluated, 57 were marketed to children with a downward gaze at an angle of 9.67 degrees. In contrast, the gazes of characters on adult marketed cereals were nearly straight ahead, at a .43 degree upward angle.

Cap’n Crunch is definitely one of those mascots staring directly into the souls of our youth.

Marketing is also the reason why Cap’n Crunch is often found on the lower shelves in the grocery stores. The principle goes that manufacturers intentionally place products at the supermarket heights intended to appeal to their target market (i.e. lower for children), but I’m pretty sure the Cap’n just kind of finds his way there by himself to pray on his victims.

Need more proof? The old man still dresses up as an 18th-century naval captain, though his resume of oddjobs clearly suggests he’s not captaining anything. In 2016 he handed out ice cream to children, which is one of the most creeper jobs in all the land (trust me, I’ve been one). In 2017 he made us blueberry pancakes for breakfast, probably to cure our hangovers after he did God knows what to us. And now? He’s dishing out cotton candy, and I’ve never been served cotton candy by anyone I could say with confidence was not a registered sex offender.



Sorry to ruin your childhood so suddenly, but the guy is a creep.


Of course none of this will in any way, shape, or form stop me from enjoying a big bowl of his new Cotton Candy Crunch.

The cereal comes in blue, pink, and purple, and the aroma is ridiculously cotton candy.

When eaten dry the cereal is a pleasant, delicate balance of cotton candy, vanilla, and corn. Elements of both regular Cap’n Crunch and Cap’n Crunch Berries are present with subtle, sugary overtones of cotton candy layered on top. The cotton candy flavor isn’t as strong as the aroma, but honestly I think this is for the best as too much cotton candy would likely be nauseating.

Milk definitely kills some of the cotton candy vibes, but not all. In milk it becomes basically just a sweeter version of Cap’n Crunch Berries. The texture kind of reminds me of when you get your own filthy saliva on a stick of cotton candy and get those crunchy bites of hardened sugar. 

It’s an enjoyable cereal for cotton candy lovers, but I have to admit that I really don’t think I want cotton candy for breakfast.. like ever.  For me this is in the “snack only” category, and I don’t think I’ll ever buy it again once I finish the box.

I definitely wouldn’t buy it for my kids, either, because I’ll never allow the Cap’n within 50 feet of any offspring I produce.

But while he may hold the crown for the creepiest cereal mascot that exists presently, I can’t in good conscience award the Cap’n as the creepiest cereal mascot of all-time. At least not after I uncovered these horror stories:

Burning Questions:

  1. Were you really an ice cream man? I was.
  2. I bet you ate all the ice cream. I did. 
  3. How much time do you spend researching cereal? Shut up.

Place of Purchase: Walmart

Rating: 7 out of 10


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I know what you’re thinking…

Great, a strawberry shortcake that cuts the roof of my mouth…

Cap’n Crunch’s Strawberry Shortcake Crunch

Cap’n Crunch’s Strawberry Shortcake Crunch

But did you know there’s a reason the cereal declares war on your gums, and that many of our PARENTS are to blame?

You see, way back in the 1960s, market research indicated that kids hated soggy cereal. Cap’n Crunch was launched in 1962 with a specific corn & oat mixture, sugar-coating, and a pillowy shape that all guaranteed a colossal crunch that held steady even in milk. Though not listed on the ingredients, each cereal piece also contains thousands of microscopic razor blades that wreak havoc on its victims.



To really drive home the “crunch” element, the cereal was named Cap’n Crunch and a cartoon mascot was created with the same name (full name Horatio Q. Crunch). Its very first commercial from 1963 drove home the point further:

Cap'n Crunch's very 1st Commercial - YouTube

 

Upwards of 50 variations would launch in the 50+ years since the original’s debut, and all of them are lethal weapons.

They’re also usually delicious, which is why I’m stoked to eat this new Cap’n Crunch Strawberry Shortcake Crunch no matter how much gauze I need to eat afterwards.

Strawberry Shortcake Crunch is only available in the big ole’ booty bags at Walmart.

Ok, so the Cap’n may or may not be good at navigating bodies of water (he’s literally never out there). But I do know one thing for certain: he is horrible at constructing cakes.



This “strawberry” shortcake is actually a Crunch Berry shortcake. Unfortunately, Crunch Berries don’t taste like strawberry in any significant way, and they didn’t add any special flavoring to them. Just plain ole’ Crunch Berries, and too many of them.


The round pieces are like unsprinkled Sprinkled Donut Crunch with less flavor. The flavor they do possess is pretty much identical to regular Cap’n Crunch, and when you add that to the berries… you are left with Cap’n Crunch Berries. The round pieces need some kind of special vanilla, whipped cream, or cake flavor to make this cereal different, but Cap’n didn’t even bother.

Now I do think this cereal is better in milk because it begins to soften A LITTLE BIT (more appropriate for cake), and the milk is adding some creamy element that is sorely absent from this strawberry shortcake. This cereal shortcake is Oops! All Berries; Whoops! No Cake.

There’s not much to see here, and now I have 45 lbs. of it.

It’s still sharp as shit though, so thanks, Mom and Dad.

Burning Questions:

  1. Why is this only in the huge bags? Because the Cap’n is kind of a dick.
  2. How did you know his real name was Horatio? Because I know things.
  3. Did you know that you’re the biggest loser on the Internet? I’m aware.

Place of Purchase: Walmart

Rating: 5.5 out of 10


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Those who have followed me long enough know that I have a playful, sometimes violent, rivalry with marshmallows.

On their own? Not the snack for me.

As part of s’mores? Sign me the hell up!

Well, Stuffed Puffs are my kind of marshmallow; they’re already turning into s’mores on their own.

Stuffed Puffs Filled Marshmallows

Now, surely a lot of questions exist with these Stuffed Puffs, marshmallows that are filled with real chocolate:



  • Is the chocolate gonna melt well?
  • Is the marshmallow-to-chocolate ratio adequate?
  • Are my hands going to turn into graham crackers if I hold onto them too long?

Today I explore the first two, and the third is a risk I’m willing to take.

It’s easy to spot the fat kid at the campfire; he’s the one who brought the stuffed marshmallows for his s’mores, and tonight that kid is me.

But before I go all the way with it, these marshmallows need to be evaluated by themselves. The feel of the marshmallows is equal parts promising and off-putting. At the center of each soft stretchy marshmallow exterior, you can feel a very hardened mass of chocolate. Knowing that it’s chocolate is the promising part, but the fact that it feels like a massive cyst under one’s skin kinda turns you off just a little bit.

But how does the chocolatey pus taste?

Pretty good! It’s definitely not as full-flavored as a Hershey’s bar or anything, but it’s a smooth, partially-creamy, semi-whipped chocolate that undoubtedly elevates your standard marshmallow from a pitiful standalone snack to something much more satisfying.



The package boasts “Fun & Easy S’mores”, so it’s critical we measure success with this application as well.


No worries about how the marshmallow toasts; it holds a flame and chars just fine.

But when I bit into the first one I roasted over the stove, I noticed the chocolate inside had only softened slightly without actually melting. I tried again on a lower flame.

Again, by the time the marshmallow was toasted fully, bordering on burnt, the chocolate hadn’t melted like we’re all used to in our s’mores.

On the third try, I found it. You have to hold it wayyy above the flame to roast extra slowly, but then you’re able to get a wonderfully melted chocolate.

Did it taste good? Of course it did!

Is it better than a traditional s’mores with a hunk of Hershey’s chocolate? Of course not!

Is it easier? Who cares!

It’s fun!

Burning Questions:

  1. Why did you have to compare it to a cyst? Because I’m gross.
  2. Is it really that hard to place your own chocolate on a graham cracker? No it’s not.
  3. Why would I buy this then? I don’t know.

Place of Purchase: Walmart

Rating: 7 out of 10


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