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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Nestle MilkyBar Milk and Cookies
Posted: 13:32 Thu 16-10-2003. Price: 45p. Location: Julian Road Stores, Bath. Nutritional unusualness: None noted.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: Like the little black nuggets also found in Maltesers Ice Cream, the "chocolate cookie" pieces sprinkled liberally throughout the lower half of this bar taste of absolutely nothing, and seem to be there solely to provide a little texture relief from the sweet sickliness of white chocolate. The crunchy bits give your mouth something to do while the chocolate melts, but your taste buds may as well go for a little holiday, because there's no work for them here.

...Thanks to Stu for rounding off some earlier sightings of this mysterious beast, previously described here as "a chunky Milkybar covered in faint blue spots, giving the distinct (and unfortunate) impression it's a culture of some kind". And Stuart concluded his cookie comparisons with these comments on the not-terribly-new Cookie Poppets (42p/ box), proposing: How could you possibly NOT buy something with a name as lovely as "Cookie Poppets"? Awww. By a happy chance, though, these are every bit as nice as their name. The cookie centres are soft and crumbly, with the result that as soon as you bite into them, they collapse together with the chocolate into a single malty mass that's extremely reminiscent in both taste and texture of the delicious Australian Cadbury's Dairy Milk chocolate you can buy from Cybercandy. Even though the box announces them as "NEW", these seem to be rare even among stockists of the older varieties of Poppets, but they're well worth the effort of tracking down.

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Posted: 23:49 Mon 20-10-2003 by "Daniel Thornton" # permalink comment
Comment: The Cookie Poppets aren't that great in my opinion. To go further, I would suggest that they are a bit bland, apart from the chocolate itself, which crumbles most satisfyingly. It's the biscuit that ruins it for me; Poppets must be mint or toffee, all else is wrong.

(Or raisin, in fact.)


Posted: 17:48 Wed 22-10-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Both products are also (theoretically) ideal for quoting the bit in Blade Runner where Tyrell admires his employee's innovative chess move:

"Got a brainstorm, huh Sebastian? Milk and cookies kept you awake?"

- especially if you have a friend who you think is being secretly helped by a genetically enhanced replicant of Rutger Hauer, and happens to be called "Sebastian"


Posted: 13:40 Sat 23-Oct-2004 by "Bee Greenleaf" # permalink comment
Comment: Not a sighting., But I am LOOKING,..for the Nestle Milky Bar Biscuits in the U.S. !;! Hope to not offend anyone. Search engine brought me here.... Unable to locate the Milky Bar Biscuits by Nestle.( to purchase.) Would like to purchase online/ on the internet, or in store... any clues? Help most appreciated. Please send any link information to bjgreenleaf (at!) msn.com. (please) I love these biscuits! My Hubby brought them home from U.K. Thanks millions, Bee
Posted: 12:12 Wed 31-May-2006 by "Mikey" # permalink comment
Comment: Hey

i got hold of 2 boxes (72 packets) of the cookie poppets last week, their outdated by a few months but my guinea pigs/friends survived numerous encounters. email me if anyone wants some ^_^

Mikey


Posted: 21:26 Wed 31-May-2006 by "polarbear" # permalink comment
Comment: oh look what we have here, copying off hershey's cookies and cream 34034 3
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