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Treatsie Subscription Box Review – January 2016

Bekki Menzies
ByBekki MenziesJan 29, 2016 | 7 comments

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Treatsie
3.5 overall rating
21 Ratings | 12 Reviews

Treatsie is a monthly gourmet sweets subscription.  They include caramels, candy bars, cookies, and more!

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The Subscription Box: Treatsie

The Cost:  $19.95 per month (Multiple month subscriptions available, which give a small discount)

Shipping:  Free, with warm weather protection during hot months

Check out all of our Treatsie reviews and the Food Subscription Box Directory!

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Dave’s Sweet Tooth Milk Chocolate Toffee – $8.00

This tastes like Almond Roca to me, without the tooth aching sweetness, and without the tooth ache from trying to bite into it.  It’s delicious – buttery and sweet, with just the right amount of chocolate and nuts to kick the texture and flavor up a notch!  Plus, how adorable is the packaging?  The bag is also resealable, which is great for those of us that like to snack on candy every now and again but not inhale an entire bag in one sitting (No judgement here though if that’s your MO – I’ve been known to do the same more than once!)

Zingerman’s Candy Chocolate Covered Peanut Brittle – $4.00

Chocolate makes everything better – even peanut brittle.  I know that there are some people would absolutely couldn’t live in a world with peanut brittle – but I am not that person.  I will eat the rest of this bag, because…sugar.  I will say that this is definitely some of the best peanut brittle I’ve eaten – the flavor is great, and the chocolate really adds something to it!

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Mayana Chocolate – Kitchen Sink Bar – $8.00

This is, hands down, my favorite candy bar I have ever eaten.  The texture of this is out of this world.  Chewy, creamy, and crispy all while being sweet and salty at the same time. This is everything, and I mean everything, I would want in a candy bar.  It has peanut butter, a thick layer of caramel, dark chocolate to tone down the sweetness, pretzels, fleur de sel, and crisped rice.  It is a really bad thing I’ve been introduced to this, because I never want to be without it.

Now, the price is a bit much for a candy bar, but I have gotten four servings out of it so far, and I still have some left.  This candy bar is massive and yes, I would absolutely spend $8.00 on another one.

Annie B’s Caramels – Original – $0.62

I love soft caramels – and these are some of the best I’ve ever had.  The original flavor is everything that caramel should be!  Buttery, creamy, and sweet.  I would definitely do some damage with that 1/2 pound bag!

Annie B’s Caramels – Black Raspberry – $0.62

This caramel is exactly like the original, except fruity!  I don’t have a super refined palate, so I probably couldn’t tell you what fruit it was if I didn’t know that it is black raspberry.  It is definitely berry flavored though, and now all I can think about is how amazing these would be swirled on top of my raspberry waffle cone brownies!

Verdict:  The value of my January Treatsie subscription came up to $21.25 – which is right at what this box cost.  I am consistently pleased with my Treatsie shipments, but I have to say this one is my favorite ever.  That Kitchen Sink candy bar wins the year for me, and it’s only January.  I don’t ever want to know the nutritional non-value of it, because I want my diet to consist of only those for the rest of ever.

What did you think of this month’s Treatsie?

With a Treatsie subscription you get curated boxes of treats made by confectioners across the country.

When you sign up, you'll also be able to set a few preferences to ensure you receive flavors you're fond of.
Bekki Menzies
Bekki Menzies
Bekki first discovered subscription boxes in 2014 and they quickly took over her life! (Not quite, but pretty close.) She started with POPSUGAR Must Have, then moved to Little Lace Box, Birchbox, Hamptons Lane...the rest was history. Her favorite product find is Beekman 1802 Fudge (so, so good) and her favorite boxes are Birchbox and Hamptons Lane...but she's always looking for a new subscription to try!

Bekki Menzies
Bekki Menzies
Bekki first discovered subscription boxes in 2014 and they quickly took over her life! (Not quite, but pretty close.) She started with POPSUGAR Must Have, then moved to Little Lace Box, Birchbox, Hamptons Lane...the rest was history. Her favorite product find is Beekman 1802 Fudge (so, so good) and her favorite boxes are Birchbox and Hamptons Lane...but she's always looking for a new subscription to try!
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7 comments

Caitlin

That toffee is only $5 on Dave’s website, not $8. That’s a ridiculous price inflation from Treatsie! The peanut brittle isn’t sold on Zingerman’s site in 2oz containers, but it should be $3 if priced by ounce, not $4. Annie’s caramels are $.50 each on her website, not $.62. With the Kitchen Sink bar at $7, the real total value of this month’s box is $16.00, not $21.25. If I didn’t have a discounted subscription, this would be a blatant rip-off. I’m really getting angrier the more boxes I calculate the real value on.

Tammy

This was only my second Treatsie box. The first one was OK, but they set the bar ridiculously high with this one. Oh that candy bar. And their website has like six different varieties.

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Luisa

Good news – that kitchen sink bar is only $7 on Mayana’s website.

Bekki

Oooh, good to know!!! I will definitely be purchasing more.

Kitty

that candy bar was EVERYTHING!
I didn’t like the choc peanut brittle though

Bets

That candy bar was amazing!!!

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