The scene: A small area. No one was allowed to use electronic devices to answer the questions.
Which candy bar used to have all three of the Neapolitan flavors?
None of us knew the answer to the not-so-cryptic question posed by a friend. Was it the Charleston Chew? Was it Butterfingers? Was it the O’Henry?
None of the above.
Can you, without the use of Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any other search engines, give me the answer? I won’t give you any other prize than the feeling that you are smarter than the average candy bar eater.
(Erika, of course, is NOT the average candy bar eater and I apologize to her in advance if she has covered this all-too-important topic already.)
Our small group caved and looked up the answer. 3 Musketeers had all three neapolitan flavors at one point in time: chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. I never tried the pre-all-chocolate 3 Musketeers, but it sounds absolutely terrible. My guess is that the vanilla flavor was in fact the sticky sweet coconut candy bar.
The deceased French (pardon my French) must be fricking rolling around in their graves. The French who are alive would never condescend to read about an American candy bar, so I’m sure that the 3 Musketeers former neapolitan flavor doesn’t concern them too much.
Reading the list of the subsequent flavors added into 3 Musketeers is an incredibly scary prospect; the company should have stopped with chocolate. The worst may possibly be either limited edition orange or the marshmellow limited edition minis. Icky. Candy bar companies should stick with chocolate and forget about all the other nonsense.
Do you agree?
Have any of you tried any of the new 3 Musketeers candy bars? Do you think that adding in different flavors makes them better with age or do you think that once the company finally figured out that fake vanilla, fake strawberry, and chocolate do not go together that they would just left it chocolate?
As candy bars should be.
Are there any popular candy bars that don’t focus on chocolate? Isn’t chocolate approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) as a food group now on the school lunch pyramid? Doesn’t the saying go: A chocolate candy bar a day keeps the doctor away?*
I only know one person on the face of the planet who doesn’t like chocolate.
*The doctor in question is not the dentist.