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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Nestle Rolo Biscuits Confirmed sighting: Nestle Rolo Biscuits
Posted: 20:04 Sun 07-Aug-2011. Price: 1.50ish/ pack of 6. Location: Sainsbury's. Nutritional unusualness: 95 calories per biscuit.
As I recall, Little Britain's Matt Lucas was a fan of these when they were previously wheeled out in July 2000, but "gobble monkey" proved tougher to convince, reporting: Hang on, Rolo "BISCUITS"? Are you sure? [...] They are small, and they are round, but to call these 'biscuits' is a downright lie. Yes, they do contain six tiny biscuit balls, lost in amongst a sea of caramel [...] You could make a more accurate Rolo Biscuit by getting a Rolo and putting it on top of a biscuit and then eating it. In reality, 'Rolo Biscuits' are merely large, individually wrapped, flat Munchies. Which is fine. BUT WHY ARE NESTLE TRYING TO CLAIM THEY ARE BISCUITS?

...And if you're wondering, gobble monkey's full review doesn't really answer that question, but does provide some extensive dunk-testing of the product and a couple of Cadbury's competitors. Speaking of which, Foodstuff Finds hasn't picked an obvious favourite from out of Cadbury's Caramel Nibbles Dessert or Nestle's Aero Caramel and Choc Bubbly Dessert - be careful not to shake the Aero ones around or they turn into a lumpy brown sludge, though they were only about 60p/4 in Camden Morrisons. That's also where I ran into these Cadbury Chocolate Olympic Mascots (about 60p/2), which offer a few bites of their "bubbly" 20%-cocoa-solids non-Dairy-Milk recipe for anyone who thinks the Jelly Mascots are too much like those things that you throw against windows and which slowly "climb" down them.


Posted: 21:32 Thu 11-Aug-2011 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Isn't it terrible when you realise that you have reached that age where nothing is new?!
Posted: 19:27 Wed 17-Aug-2011 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: well, those who do not learn from snack history are doomed to repeat it (although, on the plus side, it looks like I've got comments working again - Submit form next..!)
Posted: 19:48 Tue 06-Sep-2011 by "Sandy" # permalink comment
Comment: Bring back the Rolo Bar I say! (or Golden Cup will do)
Posted: 15:30 Fri 14-Oct-2011 by "sallyfloppit" # permalink comment
Comment: now, i have a bit of a soft spot for the good old rolo but what on gods green earth is that manky rolo/biscuit mash up about! its gross! i'll stick to my good old roll of delicious lil rolos in future! step away from the rolo biscuits people! yuck!
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