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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5/5February 05, 2014
Reviewer: Madeline in New York
* These are very good. They have a crunchy candy outside with a peanut filling similar to a Butterfinger candy bar. The best part is that they have no chemical aftertaste that some sugar free candies tend to have. Will definitely buy two more bags nest time.
* If you ever had the regular version as a kid like I did..you'll be in heaven!! Tastes JUST like the original. Crunchy, splintery consistency. Hard, but not like a toffee square from Russell Stover. Peanut buttery taste mixed with a coco-nutty exterior. Sweet, no yuccky aftertaste and I experienced no gastric issue.
* These are actually really good. I am doing low carb but loved Chick O Sticks as a kid and they taste exactly the same. You would never be able to tell they were sugar free unless someone told you. Great Job, for keeping me on track.
* First, these candies are absolutely delicious. The issue is while advertised sweetened with Splenda, the first ingredient is Polyglycitol Syrup which is a sugar alcohol and can cause gastric issues. The other issue with that same sugar alcohol is it does affect the blood sugar of some type 1 diabetics, like myself. I tend to be sensitive to maltitol and other similar sugar alcohols so have to avoid those "sugar-free" products (which I do not consider to be sugar-free at all). There are a couple sugar-free alcohols I can tolerate such as Erythritol or Xylitol and do cook with both Splenda and Erythritol. These candies though, I treat these like they are straight sugar so will only eat 1 every once in a while. The affect is a tiny bit better than non sugar free but not so much.