The peanut butter whopper confection. I hadn’t seen them before in my local shop so I bought. I thought they were novel. Wrong. I was just perusing other candy blogs’ reviews and I’m definitely not the first to give em a whirl.
But I bet I’m the first to say: “Lose the OG’s and go nuts!”
To translate: I suggest if you see Peanut Butter Whoppers and regular whoppers together, go with the future.
Don’t get me wrong. I like OG whopps. They’re unique. Nothing else tastes like a malted milk ball and most other types of malt balls are chewier, staler and generally crappier. But for me, overall they’re too sweet.
The Reese’s Peanut Butter Whoppers on the other hand didn’t seem too sweet. And if you think the middle of Whoppers are too chalky, like I do occasionally, then these will be a refreshing change. They are softer, and dare I say Peanut Butter-er on the inside.
Only thing that kinda bugged me was that they didn’t really taste like Reese’s to me. I mean maybe a bit, sure. But Reese’s rock and these don’t rock like that. This little concoction is about the marketing opp. It’s not like the Whopper candy guy was thinking his perfect little malted milk ball just needed the hint of a PB center. No. the companies figured to help charge sales they’d play with brands. Easy peasy.
Anyhoo – I liked these and I like them more than reg ol whopps. In fact, I’ll buy these over reg ol whopps every time. Deal with it.