M&M put out a premium chocolate piece some time back but to be honest, your Chocolate Priestess had so many other things to try, test, and reveal to you all that she never got around to looking them. Then one day while in her neighborhood Kroger she found four varieties of these on sale, prices deeply cut. Oh, no! Another product about to be canceled or at least no longer sold in this particular store? Now was the time to try them and compare them to the original but also to each other.
Unlike regular M&M's these come in boxes that are sort of female shaped meaning they curve in toward the middle like the ideal woman's body should leaving her hips, bust and shoulders wider. They each hold 6oz of M&M pieces that are larger than the non-nut variety of M&M's and remind me a bit of the bigger peanut butter flavor in terms of being very round and obviously larger. The boxes are color coded to match their flavor.
The pieces themselves are more jeweled toned and even sparkle a bit in the light -- sparkling light and dark green, shiny copper, and shiny deep purple. Each box has 4 servings in it and there is some nutritional variation ranging from the 230 calories of the Dark and Triple to the 240 calories of the Mint variety. Sugar content goes from 20g in the Dark to 23g in the Mint with both Dark and Triple having 8g saturated fat and again Mint being the heavy hitter at 9g. Not surprising if you understand the nutritional differences between types of chocolate, the Dark has 3g fiber while the other two have only 1g. What looks to be a candy shell actually makes no sound for any of these and really is just a ganache of colored chocolate over the rest of the candy so quie different from the mainstream m&m.
Even heavily discounted these are more expensive than the regular varieties of M&M's. They are worth the price though if you control how many you eat at a time but then isn't that what we all should be practicing here in The Chocolate Cult?
Sisters and Brothers, may you, too, take the time to slowly appreciate what the Divine and human ingenuity have offered you in chocolate.