Posts Tagged ‘Twix’

Variety is the Spice of Life

Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Laurnie Wilson

They say that variety is the spice of life. And while we feel like many sayings like this can be a bit overrated, we know that this one is accurate. Especially when it comes to sweets, why have to choose one when you can choose them all? The more the merrier, in our opinion! So you can imagine how excited we are to share our many new variety packs with you!

austin-variety-cookies-useFor the people who like a little bit of sweet and savory, the Austin Cookie & Cracker Variety Pack is exactly what you need. This is perfect for when you’re trying to please them all! With chocolate crèmes, vanilla crèmes, and everything in between, your cookie lovers will be satisfied. But with this pack, those who enjoy a nice cheese cracker with peanut butter will not be disappointed!

grandmas-variety-boxuseSometimes, though, you really just want a cookie. And with Grandma’s Cookies Variety Mix, you can eat cookies to your heart’s delight! This variety pack contains chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies, just to name a few. There’s so many, you’re bound to have a favorite, or two, or three. We won’t judge.

mars-variety-frontBut, then again, there are moments in life that require a chocolate bar! And for these moments, our Full Size Chocolate Mars Variety Pack will be right up your alley. This tasty mix contains Twix, Snickers, Milky Way, and many more! Simply put, there’s no way you can be disappointed with this.

mars-variety-pack-smallAnd for all of the Hershey’s lovers out there, we have just the mix you’ve been dreaming of! Our Hershey’s Full Size Bars Variety Pack contains Hershey’s classics like chocolate bars and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Now that’s a pack you won’t want to miss!

So no matter what kind of variety you’re craving, you can rest assured, we have the right one for your sweet tooth!

Creamy Chocolate, Chewy Caramel, Crunchy Cookie: Twix Bar – It’s All in the Mix and Twix PB

Monday, November 2nd, 2009 by Becca Droz
An advertisement for Twix Bars when they were first released!

An advertisement for Twix Bars when they were first released!

Sharability: 2

Denture Danger: 5

Convenience: 5

Novelty: 6

Overall: 9

Chocolate… mmmmm. Cookie… mmmmm. Caramel… mmmmm. All three together in one bar… MMMMMMM. If you say something you wish you hadn’t “Chew it over with a Twix” while you think of the right thing to say, and it probably isn’t “Two for me, none for you.” The crunchy, chewy Twix comes in a package with two bars.

 I’m sure there are a few super generous people out there who share one of the bars and keep only one for himself, but Twix are so delectable and delicious that it takes a strong willed person to give up half of the candy.

Mars’ Twix was introduced into the United States in 1979, two years after it was first produced in the UK. Twix are sold all over the world. The candy was actually called Raider in a lot of European countries before the name was changed to match the international brand name in 1991.

I would say that the original Twix is a homerun while Twix PB is more of single hitter. I was expecting Twix PB the normal Twix with peanut butter added into the mix, but I was unpleasantly surprised to bite into a caramel free bar.

Twix PB is a chocolate cookie, with peanut butter replacing the caramel, all covered in milk chocolate. I’m not saying it isn’t good, but when a candy bar is being marketed under the Twix name, amazing things are to be expected, and the PB just doesn’t cut it.

Listen to me and listen to the commercial satisfy your soul with a “Creamy creamy chocolate creamy, chewy chewy caramel chewy, crunchy crunchy cookie crunchy, Twix, it’s all in the mix.”