SPOTTED ON SHELVES: Got Milk? Snacks

Got Milk? Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cookies & Cream Crispy Wafer Spirals, and Vanilla Crispy Wafer Spirals

Got Milk? Chocolate Crispy Wafer Spirals, Mini Butter Cookies, and Chocolate Crispy Fudge Filled Swirls

Do you know what M-word I’m thinking of that would go great with these sweet snacks? My mouth. (Spotted by Emily at ShopRite.)

If you’re out shopping and see an interesting new or limited edition product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) with where you found it and “Spotted” in the subject line. Or reply to us (@theimpulsivebuy) on Twitter with the photo, where you spotted it, and the hashtag #spotted. If you’ve tried the product, share your thoughts about it in the comments.

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SPOTTED ON SHELVES: Starbucks S’mores and Mocha Coconut Frappuccino Chilled Coffee Drinks

Starbucks S'mores and Mocha Coconut Frappuccino Chilled Coffee Drink

The Starbucks Mocha Coconut Frappuccino was something on the Starbucks menu, but I can’t say the same about a S’mores Frappuccino. But you can get one at Starbucks. (Spotted by Lindsey at Marketplace Foods.)

If you’re out shopping and see an interesting new or limited edition product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) with where you found it and “Spotted” in the subject line. Or reply to us (@theimpulsivebuy) on Twitter with the photo, where you spotted it, and the hashtag #spotted. If you’ve tried the product, share your thoughts about it in the comments.

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FAST FOOD NEWS: Baskin-Robbins Snacknado Ice Cream

Baskin Robbins Snacknado Ice Cream

Baskin-Robbins’ March 2015 Flavor of the Month is Snacknado. It features salty caramel-flavored ice cream with chocolate-covered potato chips and pretzels, candy pieces, chocolate fudge, and salted pretzel-flavored ribbons. The new flavor was inspired by the SyFy movie franchise, Sharknado.

A small scoop has 190 calories, 90 calories from fat, 10 grams of fat, 6 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 25 milligrams of cholesterol, 115 milligrams of sodium, 22 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of fiber, 16 grams of sugar, and 3 grams of protein.

If you’ve tried it, let us know what you think of it in the comments.

(Image via Baskin-Robbins website.)

SPOTTED ON SHELVES – 3/2/2015

Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by us and your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments.

Turkey Hill All Natural Chocolate Chocolate Chips Ice Cream

If I ate Turkey Hill’s All Natural Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream with chopsticks, that would be unnatural. On Second Scoop has a review. (Spotted by Debra at Stop & Shop.)

Breyers Salted Caramel Frozen Dairy Dessert

Mmmm…quality frozen dairy dessert. (Spotted by Joe at Harris Teeter.)

Breyers Blasts! Hershey's Kisses

This Breyers Blasts has caramel-filled mini Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses and a tasty caramel swirl. I think this is wrong. It should be a giant Hershey’s Kiss filled with frozen dairy dessert with caramel swirls. (Spotted by Brian at Stop & Shop.)

Lindt Creation Creme Brulee Milk Chocolate Bar

If a Creme Brûlée bar doesn’t excite you (WHICH IT SHOULD!), the Lindt Creation line also has Molten Lava Cake, Hazelnut Torte, and Mint Coulis bars. While this bar is new in the U.S., the U.K. had it in 2013. (Spotted by Ryan at Target.)

Momofuku Milk Bar Mixes

These Momofuku Milk Bar Cookie Mixes should not be confused with the Momofuku Milk Bar Cookie Mixes that were once sold at Williams-Sonoma. (Spotted by Emily at Target.)

Thank you to all the photo contributors! If you’re out shopping and see an interesting new or limited edition product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) with where you found it and “Spotted” in the subject line. Or reply to us (@theimpulsivebuy) on Twitter with the photo, where you spotted it, and the hashtag #spotted. If you do so, you might see your picture in our next Spotted on Shelves post.

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WAYSNACK MACHINE: Cookies-n-Creme Twix

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Image from Jason at Collecting Candy

Waysnack Machine is a series that looks back at discontinued junk food.

If I was given the power to bring back one candy bar from the dead, I’d revive Cookies-n-Creme Twix.

It was released in 1990, along with another new Twix variety, Chocolate Fudge, a flavor I totally forgot about until I started doing research on Cookies-n-Creme Twix. I guess I love this Twix so much that it made me blind to other flavors. When it was around, I always chose it over regular Twix. For those of you who weren’t alive yet or too young to remember, it was a Twix that had a chocolate cookie and a cookies and creme filling instead of caramel.

Now I’m one of those weirdos who likes to, occasionally, bite off the caramel layer of a Twix, leaving the cookie without its candy companion. But it was so much more satisfying with Cookies-n-Creme Twix because those cookie bits in the creme had a wonderful crispiness to them.

Cookies n Creme Twix

Cookies-n-Creme Twix wasn’t on the market for very long. The internet tells me it was around for a year, but I feel as if it was around for much longer, maybe the mid-1990s. There’s a Facebook page and online petition dedicated to bringing it back, but there isn’t as large as a demand as there was with recently revived products like Surge, Crispy M&M’s, and French Toast Crunch. So I don’t have high hopes of ever biting off the cookie and creme layer of a Cookies-n-Creme Twix and enjoying the crispiness of those cookie bits ever again.

Do you miss Cookies-n-Creme Twix?