Friday, March 14, 2008

If Chocolate Cinnamon Bears are Wrong..

Then I don’t want to be right.

I was first introduced to these by my sister Jane, who discovered them at the BYU Bookstore candy counter. The only other place I've been able to find them are Smith’s grocery stores in Utah (in large, scoop-yourself barrels - made by Sweet’s Candy Company). I have also made them myself, using melted Hershey’s Kisses.

I am sad (and, frankly, baffled) to report that not everyone is on board. In fact, when I try to spread the word about chocolate-covered cinnamon bears, I am often met with look that makes me wonder if when I try to say “CHOCOLATE” it doesn’t comes out sounding like “MUUUUSTARD.”

Oh well. More for me.

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