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Sweet Nothings - Nut Butter Bites - Chocolate Peanut Butter (2 bites) - Aug. 13, 2023

Chocolate of the Day

Sweet Nothings
Nut Butter Bites - Chocolate Peanut Butter
Good +
Weight: 1.4 oz. (40 g.) in total package of 2 bites
Calories: 150 calories in 2 bites
Cost: $2.99 for 1 package of 2 bites
Purchased from: The Market at Edgewood, Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #10 of Chocolate and Surprise Theme Week, including several chocolates with unique ingredients and interesting stories.

Today's Organic Nut Butter Bites - Chocolate Peanut Butter, were manufactured for Sweet Nothings, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA). The company has worked to "reimagine" snack foods. Their organic, plant-based offerings have no added sugar; they are sweetened with dried fruit (dates, raisins) instead.

Chocolate and Nut Week starts tomorrow. Why not today? Some are surprised to find out: peanuts are legumes and not nuts. 

Aroma notes for these (1.5 in. (4 cm.)) peanut-butter filled round bites included: oats/oatmeal, nutty chocolate and dried fruit (date).

Texture: The outer chocolate-y layer had a soft, nutty, slightly seedy/fibrous (flax) chew with a creamier peanut butter center. 

Flavor notes for these small but hearty snack bites included: chewy chocolate oatmeal cookie with peanut butter, dates and seeds. These were surprisingly filling, and not overly sweet (thank you!).

Ingredients: "Just (Organic) Dates, (Organic) Peanut Butter (Peanuts), Organic Oats, Organic Cacao, (Organic Ground) Flax, Sea Salt"

Allergen-related information: Contains peanuts. ("Filled with Peanut Butter")

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