Russell Stover Peanut Butter Santa and Peppermint Bark Snowman

My husband and I stopped in the supermarket this evening. I was feeling festive and had a hankering for something with peanut butter. I saw this candy from Russell Stover and decided to give it a try.

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I thought the packaging was really cute and Christmassy.(and they were on sale)

I tried the peanut butter and milk chocolate Santa first. I don’t see anything even vaguely Santa shaped about this candy do you? I even spent a few minutes turning it this way and that way trying to find Santa.

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Sadly this tasted as much like peanut butter as it looks like Santa.

Oh well so it doesn’t look like Santa, as long as it tastes good right? I did not like this Peanut Butter Santa at all, and I love peanut butter and milk chocolate. I think it was sort of a whipped peanut butter that had a slightly marshmallow texture and it didn’t particularly taste like peanut butter which was really disappointing as I was looking forward to this.

I moved on to the peppermint bark snowman. It’s crushed peppermints, white chocolate and a layer of dark chocolate. I have seen other candy with this type of flavor combination but wasn’t sure I would like it so didn’t want to commit to a big bar or a bag of candy.

At least this guy looks like a snowman, so far so good. This one is actually pretty good. It tastes like one of those Andes Creme de Menthe thins. I like those, so this was good.

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This one looked and tasted good unlike peanut butter Santa.

 

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