Thursday, February 17, 2011

Tootsie Roll Raspberry Cremes

I found this box of Tootsie Chocolate Covered Raspberry Cremes in with the Valentine’s candy at Walgreen’s, but I don’t see why this is a seasonal item and it doesn’t say that it’s Limited Edition.

Tootsie Roll Chocolate Covered Raspberry Cremes

The box says that there’s Delight in each bite!. The design is, well, odd and out of place. There’s a little Tootsie logo in the corner, but I never really think of Tootsie when I think of Junior Mints, which is a similar product.

Tootsie Roll Chocolate Covered Raspberry Cremes

They look just like Junior Mints. They’re same size and shape and have the same deep dark chocolate shell with a glossy shine. They smell, well, like perfume made for fashion dolls. It’s a floral raspberry but has a soft fake vanilla note to it as well.

The chocolate is thin but has a crisp crunch to it and protects the gooey innards very well. The raspberry flavor is all sweetness and floral artificiality. It’s an interesting mix, the chocolate is not very strong, but has a decent cocoa punch. The fondant is sticky and sweet, and a little grainy like a frosting or glazed donut might be.

They were intriguing, but not compelling for me. The raspberry wasn’t overpowering but also didn’t wow me much. I like the idea of other flavored centers for Junior Mints, like orange or chocolate or maybe maple. I’m sure some folks are going to absolutely love these. If I were making them though, I probably would just keep them as a seasonal item.

Raspberry Cremes are made in a peanut free and gluten free facility. (The do contain soy, eggs and dairy.)

Related Candies

  1. Zingerman’s Zzang! Wowza Raspberry Bar
  2. Junior Fruit Cremes
  3. 3 Musketeers Cherry & Raspberry
  4. Junior Mints Peppermint Crunch
  5. Mountain - Regular & Raspberry
  6. Junior Mints - Heart Shaped


Name: Raspberry Cremes
    RATING:
  • SUPERB
  • YUMMY
  • TASTY
  • WORTH IT
  • TEMPTING
  • PLEASANT
  • BENIGN
  • UNAPPEALING
  • APPALLING
  • INEDIBLE
Brand: Tootsie
Place Purchased: Walgreen's (Miracle Mile)
Price: $1.00
Size: 4.0 ounces
Calories per ounce: 120
Categories: Candy, Valentines, Tootsie, Chocolate, Fondant, 6-Tempting, United States, Walgreen's

POSTED BY Cybele AT 4:23 pm Tracker Pixel for Entry     CandyReviewValentinesTootsieChocolateFondant6-TemptingUnited StatesWalgreen's

Comments
  1. Wow, they do look like Junior Mints, so true. Gory Junior Mints with that goopy blood-like red - lol

    Comment by Lillea on 2/17/11 at 5:51 pm #
  2. When did Tootsie Roll start classin’ it up? Great pics.

    Comment by Steve on 2/18/11 at 8:10 pm #
  3. I bet she’s diabetic now XD

    Comment by justforfun XD on 2/22/11 at 9:13 am #
  4. I tried these with a friend and thought they tasted just like biting the middle of a tootsie roll pop.

    Comment by El on 2/26/11 at 11:37 pm #
  5. Finally found theseat Bed Bath & Beyond of all places.  They are insanely sweet.  Completely over the top.  I loved every last one of them.

    Comment by NYC Candy Freak on 4/02/11 at 10:39 pm #
  6. I just discovered these at a convenient store about a half mile from my house. I never go   to this store I just happened to in that area at the time. I seen these on the top self as I walked by and they just called out to me so I had to step back grab a box and OMG !!! They are sooo good. I love them. They are just like the junior mints but with a raspberry flavor. Now I drive way out of my way just to get me a box because I have not been able to find them anywhere else.

    Comment by Druz on 7/20/11 at 7:15 pm #
  7. I love these.  Bought at bed bath and beyond who is now out.  Looking for them

    Comment by Dee on 9/25/11 at 12:59 pm #
  8. Found them on Amazon.Com.  Ordered a case of 12.  Yup…my years supply.

    Comment by Dee on 1/14/12 at 11:57 pm #
  9. I love the Raspbery Cremes! Haven’t been able to find them for some time.

    Comment by Raymond on 8/26/12 at 3:38 pm #
  10. Found them finally .....You can find them on Amazon.com if you search them.  However, quite pricey and you have to order a lot of boxes.  Funny thing is after I did that, I found them at my local dollar store.  But you have to shake the box to make sure they are not too old and have not melted into a blob if you buy them at a dollar store.

    Comment by Dee on 8/31/12 at 8:42 am #
  11. OMG!  I found ONE package of these in Hannaford.  I wanted more, but they were all gone.  I love ‘em.  Heading to Walgreens tomorrow to see if they have any there.

    Comment by Kathryn on 1/13/13 at 4:13 pm #

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