Monday, October 19, 2015

Uncle Buck's - Dipped Peanut Crunch - Oct. 19, 2015

Chocolate of the Day: 

Uncle Buck's
Dipped Peanut Crunch
Weight: 1 oz. (28 g.) / 14 oz. (397 g.) in 1 container
Calories: 140 calories in 1 oz. (28 g.) serving
Cost: $7.99 for 1 container
Purchased from: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Rocklin, CA

On the fourth day of Chocolate and The Great Outdoors Theme Week, I opened up a can of Uncle Buck's* Dipped Peanut Crunch (distributed by Bass Pro Shops, Springfield, MO).

Small squares of sweet peanut brittle confection had a chocolate layer on the bottom (or top, as you prefer). These gluten-free squares were cut to just the right size to enjoy a small piece or two without getting hands, pans or plates sticky in the process.

Packaged in a container with a pull-off metal tab and a resealable plastic lid, these would be convenient for a family camping trip or other adventure in The Great Outdoors. They're also a suitable small snack if you're stuck indoors—although I hope you won't be.

*The Uncle Buck's brand is apparently modeled after a real person. This may be a picture of him (right); I'm not sure about that. Bass Pro founder, Johnny Morris, has talked fondly about growing up fishing in the Ozarks with his dad, mom, and mom's brother Uncle Buck. 

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