REVIEW: Reese’s Stuffed with Crunchy Cookie Cups

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I want a chocolate chip cookie stuffed in a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.

But, sadly, while the insides of a Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup look like a chocolate chip cookie, it’s the same peanut butter studded with bits of chocolate cookies (think Oreo).

Announced back in March as part of Reese’s CUPfusion rebrand to CUPspiracy, this cookie iteration follows the Reese’s Pieces Stuffed Peanut Butter Cups. Like the Pieces version, these look exactly like the regular cups on the outside. The ones I had looked like they had a rough going with the summer heat and the sun won, so they weren’t the typical smooth and round cups.

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?The Reese’s food scientists must have heard my fellow TIB food reviewer’s gripes about the Pieces’ lack of texture in its stuffed peanut butter cups, because they turned it all the way up this time. But, that’s all it offers.

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I was disappointed to find that it mostly tasted like a regular cup. I found the lingering chocolate peanut butter aftertaste to be a tad bit saltier than usual, which is the cookie bits doing. As a habitual ice chewer, I enjoy crunchy textures but I expected so much more than JUST texture and an ever so slight taste difference.

Like a looping slow-motion replay on a contentious referee call, I ate cup after cup for a total of four cups just to be sure I wasn’t missing something. I had little bites and big bites with swishes of water in between to cleanse my palate. Unfortunately, I came to the same conclusion…four times. Cue the sad trombone because we’ve all been played by the Reese’s marketing team.

While the chocolate cookie bits don’t provide much flavor, if you’re a Reese’s diehard like I am, you’ll still get to enjoy the classic peanut butter and chocolate combination. And that’s better than nothing.

But for now, I shall continue to wait for my something — a chocolate chip cookie stuffed in a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.

(Nutrition Facts – 2 cups – 200 calories, 90 calories from fat, 11 grams of fat, 4.5 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, less than 5 milligrams of cholesterol, 125 milligrams of sodium, 24 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of dietary fiber, 21 grams of sugar, and 4 grams of protein..)

Purchased Price: $1.59
Size: 1.4 oz/2 cups
Purchased at: 76 Gas Station
Rating: 6 out of 10
Pros: Texture! It still tastes like a good ol’ Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
Cons: The only difference is the texture. I want a whole chocolate chip cookie stuffed in a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.

3 thoughts to “REVIEW: Reese’s Stuffed with Crunchy Cookie Cups”

  1. Yeah… i know this sounds very cocky, but if someone would’ve ask me “ho do you think this AWESOME combination will taste?” i would’ve most probably responded with exactly the same result of this review.
    I had so much Oreo combinations in my life, that just threw some chocolate wafer crunch in the regular version and didn’t taste any different (besides the crunch), that the odds would’ve been way too high to not be right 😉

    Still: I’m sorry these cups weren’t good. I always hate to read reviews that are disappointing for the reviewer (though they safed a lot of “tastebuds”) 🙁
    But I’ve one question left: Is the texture really that secondary? From the pictures it looks more flaky than creamy… sin’t this a total different expierence and would ’cause huuuge ruckus if Reese’s would decide to chance the texture for the regular ones too? (Just curious) 🙂

    Thanks for the review! 🙂

  2. Did you ever have the original crunchy cookie cup in the early 2000s? It had a whole oreo style chocolate wafer cookie at the bottom, that was my favorite variant of all time. These at least give me enough nostalgia points for them to be a buy for me though

  3. There was also a candy company that I remember from some time ago that made these Overload cups that were a Reese’s-style pb cup with a whole chocolate chip cookie embedded in the top layer. Never had it myself though.

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