Posts from the ‘Candy Bar Challenge’ Category

Candy Bar Challenge Week 8 – Clark

Clark (New England Confectionery) = 270 calories – Ingredients: I’m not sure of the exact ingredients. All I know is that this bar is a saint with children and a genius with food additives and it was… Clark!

I screwed up and completely forgot the Chunky and went straight for the Clark. It’s not that I don’t know the alphabet, I just took the wrong snack from my Fortress of Solitude.

For this week, I thought, why don’t we just forget the Candy Challenge itinerary, and just play it by ear, like normal people? Then I decided, we’re not normal people. We’re Chipwrecks.

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Candy Bar Challenge Week 7 – Charleston Chew

Charleston Chew (Tootsie Roll) = 230 calories – Ingredients: Milk Chocolate and Vanilla Nougat

A week late… Last week was busy and I never got around to reviewing this turd.

When I first saw the Charleston Chew on the shelf my interest was piqued. It has a nostalgic trip down memory lane old school feel with a yellow wrapper and blue bubble lettering. A bit of a fancy highfalutin treat that your grandparents most likely enjoyed during the bible beating 10’s.

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Candy Bar Challenge Week 6 – Caramello

Caramello (Hershey Cadbury) = 360 calories – Ingredients: Milk Chocolate and Creamy Caramel

Carmelo Anthony… It’s a bit of a stretch but it’s also the best I can do. And… I realize I’m going bald, so save your comments.

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Candy Bar Challenge Week 5 – Butterfinger

Butterfinger (Nestle) = 270 calories – Ingredients: Crispy Crunchy Peanut Buttery

True story: I have never watched a full episode of the Simpsons. Mature adults don’t watch cartoons.

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Candy Bar Challenge Week 4 – Bounty

Bounty (Mars) = 270 calories – Ingredients: Milk Chocolate and Coconut

“What is hairy on the outside, wet on the inside, starts with a C and ends with a T?” “A coconut.”

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Candy Bar Challenge Week 3 – Bit-O-Honey

Bit-O-Honey (Nestle) = 190 calories – Ingredients: ?

Who even knew that Bit-O-Honey was still on the shelves? The last time I had a Bit-O-Honey she rubbing her knee in my crotch at Diamonds Caberet.

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Candy Bar Challenge Week 2 – Baby Ruth

Baby Ruth (Nestle) = 280 calories – Ingredients: Chocolate, Peanuts, Caramel and Nougat, whatever that is.

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