Treatsie Subscription Box Review – March 2016
Treatsie is a monthly gourmet sweets subscription. They include caramels, candy bars, cookies, and more!
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: Treatsie
The Cost: $19.95 per month (Multiple month subscriptions available, which give a small discount)
The Products: Gourmet sweets from all over the US!
Shipping: Free, with warm weather protection during hot months. Ships to: 48 continental U.S. States.
For some reason, I was expecting crunch in this candy bar, and it’s definitely not crunchy. It is honey and hazelnut flavored nougat, with a chocolate outer shell. It’s very good, but probably not my favorite item in the box!
This was really good! I tend to prefer caramel with dark chocolate because the bitterness of the chocolate is nicely foiled by the sweetness of the caramel, so you’re not getting a tooth-achingly sweet treat. This one was not super sweet, and I really enjoyed it!
As I said above, I like dark chocolate with caramel, so this was my favorite!
Quin Candy – Dreams Come Chew – $12.00
These are SO good. I’m sad that they’re so expensive, because these are like Starburst but 1000% times better because they’re actually soft and chewy. The flavors are amazing too!
My first bite, I thought: “meh, crumbly cookie,” by my second bite though, I started thinking “This is REALLY good.” There are layers of flavors here: buttery (and I mean very buttery) shortbread, chewy, sweet caramel, and then a hit of chocolate on the top. This is really something special, and I found myself regretting the fact that there was only one in my box, and that I ate the whole thing in one sitting. Do yourself a favor, and try these.
I was nervous about trying these, because I am a cookie purist – no nuts in my cookies! The nut flavor in these is really minimal, so minimal that I couldn’t taste it. So I enjoyed these, but if you’re looking for a nutty cookie, these may not be it.
Verdict: This Treatsie box has a value of $21.68, which is pretty standard for Treatsie boxes. I really loved several of the items in this box, so overall this box was a win for me! I would definitely buy two of the items on my own to snack on (the Quin chews, and the Clairesquare), and the others, I enjoyed but wouldn’t pick them myself!
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