Friday, July 7, 2006

P-Nuttles

P Whattles? P-Nuttles! I make fun of it, but it’s really a pretty cool name for a candy.

Sometimes I forget about the blessed simplicity of some classic candies.

imageP-Nuttles are one of those. Turning over the simple orange foil package I looked at the ingredients: peanuts, sugar, butter, salt. That’s it!

The uneven looking little morsels are simply panned peanuts coated with a crunchy toffee. Sweet with a solid salty hit, they’re dependably tasty. No worries if you come across a nut that’s lost its toffee coat, that means more crunchy shell at the bottom of the package.

These are great to put on ice cream or of course a good summertime sweet that won’t melt.

After my bad peanut experience yesterday, I was very happy with these. Not a bad nut in the bag, and considering how many that was, those are good odds. The only problem I have with them is that I have no idea where to buy them. I’m going to have to keep my eyes open for sightings in the wild, but at least I know I can get them online. I wouldn’t be surprised to find them at 99 Cent stores, as I’ve often found Cup-O-Gold there.

Name: P Nuttles
    RATING:
  • 10 SUPERB
  • 9 YUMMY
  • 8 TASTY
  • 7 WORTH IT
  • 6 TEMPTING
  • 5 PLEASANT
  • 4 BENIGN
  • 3 UNAPPEALING
  • 2 APPALLING
  • 1 INEDIBLE
Brand: Adams & Brooks, Inc.
Place Purchased: All Candy Expo sample
Price: MSRP $.85
Size: 1.9 ounces
Calories per ounce: 142
Categories: Peanuts, Toffee, United States, Adams & Brooks

POSTED BY Cybele AT 6:18 am Tracker Pixel for Entry    

Comments
  1. i always find them in the nuts aisle (also known as the chips aisle) at ralphs; also they are right next to the beers and such smile go figure - yum!

    Comment by sunny on 7/07/06 at 7:06 am #
  2. Sounds delicious.  I’ll watch for them.

    Comment by Dave on 7/07/06 at 1:11 pm #
  3. Cybele's avatar

    Sunny - in the nut aisle! I don’t know why I didn’t look there.

    Dave - let me know where you spot them.

    Comment by Cybele on 7/07/06 at 1:38 pm #
  4. The only place Ive ever found these is in various vending machines. Heh. I never thought of looking in the nut isle. Sounds like a good place to start though.

    Comment by Terra on 7/08/06 at 2:08 pm #
  5. They’re always in vending machines..LOL I don’t know why but they are.

    Comment by Amy on 7/09/06 at 11:52 am #
  6. I first learned of these in school, where we had to sell them to raise money for something or other.

    I haven’t seen them since.

    Comment by Russ on 7/09/06 at 3:25 pm #
  7. you can find them in gas stations and sometimes u can buy the generic brand things that have them

    Comment by Taylor on 7/28/06 at 3:57 pm #
  8. I found them at Stater Bros, and the LA county fair, too.

    Comment by SUSIE on 12/09/08 at 6:49 pm #
  9. I find P-nuttles at Big Lots! I go every week now and buy peanuts, sunflower kernels and their amazing spicy mix!!! These are the best and totally addictive. Thank you P-nuttles.

    Comment by paul on 8/12/09 at 4:05 pm #
  10. P Nuttles would be good if they weren’t loaded with salt! My 44 oz jar has some product that tastes like eating rock salt for a water softner.

    Comment by Earl Pagel on 5/10/12 at 9:08 pm #
  11. Mmmmm P-Nuttles are the best penut snack around! ive only ever seen them in some gas stations and vending machines. My favorite P-Nuttles are the spicy mix. they’re sweet and spicy at the same time :D

    Comment by malcolm on 8/01/12 at 9:59 pm #
  12. Found my P Nuttles at Basha’s, but am looking for smokey P Nuttles, and mixed with chocolate

    Comment by Chantal Spears on 4/22/14 at 3:27 pm #

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