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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: McVitie's Snickers Flapjack
Posted: 14:25 Thu 31-07-2003. Price: 75p. Location: B2, Clapham, London. Sub-flavours: none. Nutritional unusualness: Flapjack variant on the Snickers range.
"Alex Davies" reports: Imagine you've put a Snickers bar in a food mixer, add oats and a jar of golden syrup. Hey presto, you have the Snickers Flapjack. I found this concoction virtually inedible, despite being a fan of Snickers and, indeed, flapjacks. Reminiscent of the worst excesses of the dessert phase of primary school cookery lessons.

...OK, this isn't particularly new, but it is rarely seen following some sort of low-profile launch at the height of last summer - it seems to be related to McVitie's Berry Flapjack "delicious flapjack with cranberry fruit pieces". Frankly the Snickers tie-in doesn't quite have the appeal of licensing-crazed rival Bon Bon Buddies (requires Flash, sorry), currently launching everything from The Simpsons D'oh-nuts and Squishees to Winnie The Pooh's Rumbly Tumblies. Also, if anyone's going to the Edinburgh festival this year, they might want to check out Curly Wurly-based comedy show Nice Mum Are Chocolate Benders - presumably not quite as gay as it sounds.


Posted: 15:10 Thu 31-07-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: I have seen these in a cheep shop in leister, they were only 29p each, i think it was because the were short dated
Posted: 15:29 Thu 31-07-2003 by "Paul Bines" # permalink comment
Comment: Basically, it's a flapjack (a particularly tasteless one, and that's saying something) with peanuts and caramel, and topped with chocolate. You can't really taste anything in this, not even the choccy, though there are plenty of peanuts on it.

It was a bit too soft and crumbly - for some reason, the pack recommends "If refrigerated, ;eave for 60 minutes for best results" - I didn't see this until I'd eaten the thing - perhaps it might have tasted better if I had.

Posted: 10:13 Fri 01-08-2003 by "Mr K" # permalink comment
Comment: I didn't mind these too much, and the ones I've eaten were refrigerated so maybe it does help them. Perhaps a bit on the sickly side but not the worst flapjack I've ever had.
Posted: 15:34 Fri 01-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: the nesquick fresh are at sainsburys they are 1.09 a bottle theres strawberry and then theres a chocolate one too, they are in 1litter bottles
Posted: 20:14 Wed 06-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: mars are going to re-launch the Limited edition Twix Chocolate & Orange is back again, some time this month and they will be about 29p.


Posted: 11:51 Fri 08-08-2003 by "SM" # permalink comment
Comment: This can be found in BP-Safeway stores and is shockingly popular (more so than all the other flapjack type things at my local). It doesn't taste too bad when you're tired, but not recomended at any other time of day.
Posted: 16:32 Fri 08-08-2003 by "Pies" # permalink comment
Comment: These snickers flapjacks are great, I have one every day
Posted: 20:51 Tue 30-09-2003 by "PharcydeRulz" # permalink comment
Comment: it is my lifetime quest to find these after they were recommended by a very nice young lady i know :-)
Posted: 10:28 Thu 29-04-2004 by "aily" # permalink comment
Comment: a tasty treat while quite expensive.found in the bread aisle of the shop i work in (ashbourne, co.meath, ireland). a nice surprise (the managers didnt know how they got there). cereal and nuts with a top layer of caramel covered in chocolate.not one to be missed!!!
Posted: 16:38 Mon 13-Sep-2004 by "Tiny" # permalink comment
Comment: As soon as my husband brought one home for me, I have not been able to stop eating them! Every time he goes to the petrol station or any shop for that matter, he buys me one. I am even going to send some to my friend in America because I need her to taste this lovely little package of heaven! Never had anything like it before... :) Needs more chocolate!
Posted: 17:27 Wed 26-Jan-2005 by "focker" # permalink comment
Comment: snickers flapjacks rule!!!!!!!! dont diss em!!
Posted: 02:27 Thu 18-Aug-2005 by "mike" # permalink comment
Comment: these are really good. I found one recently in a shop
Posted: 21:06 Wed 05-Oct-2005 by "NoZparker"
(apparently posting from 82-32-126-108.cable.ubr04.hawk.blueyonder.co.uk) # permalink comment
Comment: I Don't like Flapjacks.. But these Snickers Flapjacks are so tasty i can't get enough of them ... and that is the truth .. no bull.
Posted: 21:14 Mon 28-Nov-2005 by "SupaMax" # permalink comment
Comment: I can die now, I'm happy. I've had Snickers Flapjacks and nothing can even compare to that. OH-WOAW
Posted: 14:40 Tue 14-Feb-2006 by "Sessel" # permalink comment
Comment: these little tastes of heaven are a joke! they have beautiful taste, i cannot get enough of them!!
Posted: 12:53 Tue 27-Jun-2006 by "polarbear" # permalink comment
Comment: these are goood 57375 3 02
Posted: 01:31 Sat 25-Aug-2007 by "Ollie"
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Comment: Just tried the Snickers Flapjack today and LOVE them! Reminds me of a bar I used to get at a Food Coop in Wisconsin. I'm looking for a recipe. Any thoughts?
Posted: 08:48 Sun 26-Aug-2007 by "Nick T" # permalink comment
Comment: Deeeeeee-licious. And so healthy!


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