Product Type: Cadbury Chocolate
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A new slant on Crunchie
Cadbury Crunchie Rocks
Member Name: caz-3124
Cadbury Crunchie Rocks
Disadvantages: Feel like there's not much in the pack
I recently reviewed some of Cadbury's pouch bags though this was one I had not planned on trying but when in Sainsbury's yesterday, I saw these Crunchie Rocks at just £1 which is too good a price to miss.
I had originally thought that these were simply a re-jigged Crunchie bar, that they had just combined chocolate and honeycomb in a different shape like they did with the Crème Egg and the Twisted bar. However, on reading the description, I found that they also had flakes of cereal in them. I've been seeing these in the shops for about two months but funnily enough they aren't on the Cadbury site yet.
The packaging is very similar to that of Buttons and Clusters and Cadbury Nibbles, matt with a re-sealable top for those who like to keep their sweets fresh as a daisy. The colouring is the traditional Cadbury purple with gold so it looks quite smart.
Each rock is an amalgamation of honeycomb and cereal flakes covered in milk chocolate. I tend to find Crunchie a bit too sickly these days but just love chocolate cornflake cakes so thought it would be interesting as to in which direction it went. I like the name of the product though and the pieces really do look big and jagged like a rock.
These are lovely and crunchy to bit into and of course very sweet when your teeth hits the honeycomb but because the Crunchie is toned down by the cereal flakes, it is not too sweet overall and I find each cluster really satisfying to crunch through it. Due to the presence of the cereal within, which I think may be cornflakes, I suppose it is a slightly more filling product than most. Another thing I found however is that it got all over my fingers which is quite annoying when you're snacking on them whilst trying to do other things like type for example.
Because they are quite big rocks or clusters, to equal the weight of 145g of the other products in the range, you don't actually get that many rocks in the bag which means they do get eaten awfully quickly which did leave me feeling a little cheated though not as much as I might have had I paid full price for them which is roughly about £1.80 I think.
Summary: I prefer the Caramel Nibbles