[Friday Flash Review] Keebler Limited Batch Peppermint Fudge Stripes

Friday Flash Reviews are abridged reviews of new or exciting products for your end-of-week reading.

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It’s no secret that I’ve got beef with the Keebler Elves. They’re terrible at social media, as I’ve shared in past reviews like Little Debbie Emoji Brownies and that time I ate a raw pumpkin. Also, their tree doesn’t react to the seasons at all. They say it’s magic, I say it’s shady. I don’t like the Keebler Elves, and I don’t trust them.

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The Elves’ latest attempt to win me over comes in the form of Keebler Limited Batch Peppermint Fudge Stripes. These have the same crunchy, buttery, shortbread-style cookie as all other Fudge Stripes varieties, but with red crystals scattered throughout. It’s hard to tell whether those crystals actually provide any mint flavor, but they provide a nice textural similarity to peppermint candy.

The frosting seems to contain most of the peppermint taste, which is rather mild and eventually gives way to some vanilla. Overall, although I thought the peppermint flavor could have been stronger, I enjoyed Keebler Limited Batch Peppermint Fudge Stripes. The Elves might actually be starting to win me over.

Dammit, Ernie…

Item: Keebler Limited Batch Peppermint Fudge Stripes
Price and Place of Purchase: $2.50 at Target
Nutrition Facts (serving size-2 cookies): 140 calories, 60 calories from fat, 6 grams of fat, 4 grams of saturated fat, 70 milligrams of sodium, 19 grams of carbohydrates, 10 grams of sugar, less than 1 gram of protein.
In a Nutshell: Rich shortbread cookie. Peppermint flavor is good, but somewhat weak. Feuding with cartoon food mascots.
Overall Score:  7.5 out of 10

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