Product Type: Mars Chocolate
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£2.76 cheaper than Cadbury's version!
Galaxy Cookie Crumble
Member Name: aclevername
Galaxy Cookie Crumble
Advantages: lovely taste, lovely texture, nice price
Tonight after work I really fancied some chocolate.
I dreamt of Cadbury's new bar of Cookie Nut Crunch last night so I had it in mind all day.
A 9pm dash to Tesco changed my mind. The large bar of Cadbury's Cookie Nut Crunch (which was on special offer at £1.25 in Morrisons the other week) is currently selling in Tesco for £3.36, which I think is a disgrace! I was genuinely shocked by the price so opted for a Galaxy Cookie Crumble, which was labelled as £1.00 for a 119g bar.
When I got it home and went to unwrap it there was a big yellow 'reduced' sticker over the barcode on the back saying this was £1.00, but is now reduced to £0.60. Had I known I would have bought two bars!
~ Packaging ~
It comes in a brown coloured wrapper with the word 'Galaxy' across the front and 'Cookie Crumble' underneath.
There is a picture in the top right hand corner of a dark brown cookie.
The bottom left hand corner tells us that this bar of chocolate contains 22kcal per piece (4g). Oops! Most of my bar is gone!
The back of the wrapper has a list of ingredients and information on the guideline daily amount of calories and food groups a typical adult should be consuming.
A lot of the wrapper is in greek and I have noticed under the GB part they have spelt the word, 'Ingredients' with two capital 'I's ie. 'IIngredients'.
The best before date isn't too far in the future either: 21/07/13 (33 days after purchase).
The chocolate itself is wrapped in purple foil, with paper backing so it is not as easy to tear as normal foil.
I have had this bar of chocolate before and I really like it.
The chocolate obviously tastes like normal Galaxy chocolate. It is smooth, creamy and very sweet.
There are little bits of dark brown cookie throughout the bar. The cookie pieces are quite small, unlike in the Cadbury's Cookie Nut Crunch bar.
I really like the texture the crunchy bits give the chocolate. I can't honestly taste the cookie pieces. I don't think they give the chocolate bar any extra flavour. I can't tell if it is a chocolate flavoured cookie or anything as the cookie pieces are so small and the taste of the actual chocolate overpowers them. I don't mind this at all though as I love the texture and I love the taste of the Galaxy chocolate as well.
I am not brand loyal and often go through Mars Galaxy chocolate phases as I do Cadbury's Dairy Milk chocolate phases. It's difficult to choose a favourite because they have such different tastes, but in my opinion Mars definitely make more delicious easter eggs!
~ Price ~
The 119g bar normally retails at around £1.26, but can often be picked up for £1.00 and it is currently in my local Tesco reduced to £0.60.
The smaller, normal sized chocolate bar costs around £0.55.
These chocolate bars are available from most supermarkets and newsagents as well as most other places that sell chocolate.
~ Conclusion ~
I really like this chocolate bar. I love the texture that the cookie pieces bring to it and I don't mind that I can't taste them.
Galaxy's chocolate is very sweet and creamy, but I am very greedy and could easily finish a few bars without finding it too sickly.
I will definitely buy this again, especially if Cadbury's Cookie Nut Crunch stays at £3.36 per bar.
Summary: A good value cookie pieces chocolate bar!