Monday, September 19, 2011

Ice Cream Flavored Dippin’ Candy - Cookies ‘n Cream

Ice Cream Flavored Dippin' Candy - Cookies 'n CreamFlix Candy has introduced two flavors of the frozen treat known as Dippin’ Dots. Today I have the Ice Cream Flavored Dippin’ Candy - Cookies ‘n Cream for review. I can say from the start that these are better than the Ice Cream Flavored Dippin’ Candy Banana Split variety I reviewed last week.

The candy is made up of little spheres of vanilla, creamy confection (fake white chocolate) and little nuggets of chocolate cookies.

Ice Cream Flavored Dippin' Candy - Cookies 'n Cream

The “white coating” ice cream flavored spheres are made of sugar and a large amount of partially hydrogenated palm kernel oil, and hydrogenated palm oil along with some nonfat milk powder and whey powder with a smidge of sorbitan monostearate and polysorbat 60 tossed in. The cookies bits are actual cookie bits with an enriched wheat flour base, sugar and a fair amount of cocoa.

Ice Cream Flavored Dippin' Candy - Cookies 'n Cream

Like my experience with the Banana Split variety, the texture is not terribly creamy and doesn’t have a smooth melt. It’s simply sweet. Taken on their own, they’re really quite horrible and equal to the rating of 2 out of 10. However, the little cookie bits are great. They’re crunchy and salty (there’s 160 mg of salt in a package) and crumbly and with a charcoal cocoa darkness. If I mistakenly got a bag that was all cookies and no cream, I’d have no complaint. In fact, if they did a 90% cookie with 10% cream, I think I’d actually buy these. But that’s not the case. My package was probably 50/50 and that’s too much of the fatty, greasy and sweet balls.

If you like Cookies ‘n Cream candy, I don’t think you can get much better at the mass market stores than the Hershey variety, and if you’re looking for the bite size version, try the Hershey’s Cookies n Cream Drops. (But it would be nice if someone would do an upscale version with real cocoa butter white chocolate.)

I really need to find out where to buy the little cookie bits in bulk. That’s the real find in this instance.

Related Candies

  1. Ice Cream Flavored Dippin’ Candy - Banana Split
  2. Cookies ‘n’ Cream Bites
  3. Glico Pocky Cookie Crush
  4. Oreo Bitter Bar (Japan)
  5. Russell Stover Cookies ‘n Cream Nest
  6. Hershey’s Drops: Milk Chocolate & Cookies n Creme

Name: Ice Cream Flavored Dippin’ Candy - Cookies ‘n Cream
Brand: Flix Candy
Place Purchased: Candy Counter (Cayucos, CA)
Price: $2.00
Size: 1.6 ounces
Calories per ounce: 138
Categories: Candy, Flix, Warrell Corp, Cookie, Mockolate, 4-Benign, United States

POSTED BY Cybele AT 12:22 pm Tracker Pixel for Entry     CandyReviewWarrell CorpCookieMockolate4-BenignUnited States

  1. When “Benign” is the nicest thing that you can say about something that’s supposed to be a treat, it’s not worth it at all.  I’ve been tempted before to buy a 1 or 2 rated candy just to see how bad it is, but benign doesn’t even merit that attention.

    Everything about this bag reminds me of Cookie Dough Bites, which I think of as little nuggets of nasty fail, so I doubt I’d have ever tried them.  Thank you for continuing to sample the good and bad for the sake of public knowledge.

    Comment by Dave on 9/20/11 at 6:05 am #
  2. Yeah, something about these just doesn’t seem right. And your review certainly doesn’t help their cause. I can’t imagine ever purchasing them, no matter what the alternatives might be.

    Comment by JJ - The Dude on 9/20/11 at 8:36 pm #
  3. i tried the banana split variety at SSE and they were truly terrible. i completely agree: greasy and weird. i’d be glad to never see these again.

    i haven’t seen the cookie bits in person, but the pictures look like a chocolate version of keebler’s “gripz”, which are a lot like the garfield branded “cookie gems”, which i loved.

    Comment by the candy fan on 9/22/11 at 8:07 pm #
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