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Confirmed sighting: Jacob's Secret Club Boogie Bars
Posted: 18:17 Wed 10-Aug-2005. Price: 2 packs for £1. Location: Pound Shop, Leeds. Sub-flavours: Caramel variety and chocolate variety. Nutritional unusualness: A "secret" chocolate (or caramel) centre.
"Phillerena" reports: I seem to remember Snackspot mentioning these a while ago now, so had to get them. The caramel version says "Shortcake with thick milk chocolate, hidden crispies and a secret caramel centre". If that's not enough there is also a flash on the pack saying "Sssh it's NEW!" so it appears this is a top secret product. Don't tell anyone, will you, Snackspot. They taste pretty bland, the shortcake is bog standard cheap tasting stuff and the chocolate isn't the best around. The chocolate variety has a chocolatey centre that isn't that pleasant and the caramel one isn't any better. Jacob's - stick to making cream crackers!
...Harsh words there from "Phillerena" for this (allegedly French?) import - in other chocolate/ biscuit crossovers: those
McVitie's Choc Chip 'n' Chunk cookies seem to be basically packs of (about 14) Burton's Maryland cookies, but in a plastic tray, though that isn't stopping them from launching a White Choc variety (plus a Mint version of their flavoured chocolate digestives range); while the big countline news remains the imminent relaunch of retro favourite, the Texan bar.
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Posted: 20:16 Wed 10-Aug-2005 by "Phillerena"
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Comment: When I saw those Mcvities choc chunk cookies I thought they looked as cheap as Maryland. I did buy a pack of Mcvities chocolate shortcake bar things at a reduced price, they were quite nice. Very sickly though.
Posted: 12:44 Tue 16-Aug-2005 by "Bob"
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Comment: I read this as "Bogey" Bars, so I was amazed anyone had tried them.
Posted: 18:00 Sat 20-Aug-2005 by "jb"
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Comment: I have seen these about for several months in some Glasgow Asdas. I was never tempted to try them becasue they sounded just like those Bisc& concoctions. Give me a Mikado or a Coconut Cream any day.
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