All kinds? Yes. But what about [insert gag-worthy eggy dish here]? Nooo thank you. What?!? Get over it.
As far as I'm concerned, the MVP of the Easter basket is the Reese's Peanut Butter Egg. I could eat a whole rack before the ham hits the table.
Now, everyone knows the single wrapped egg is a tease. Real eggs travel in packs. Buy the sixer.
But if you haven't noticed, Reese's bunnies have been busy multiplying. Just in case the bright neon lights of your local drug store, super store, or super market make you woozy and you accidentally pick up a different Reese's Easter candy, do NOT panic.
I am here for you.
I have tried them all, and have the ill-fitting pants to prove it. Here's what should hop, skip, and jump right into your piehole.
Let's start with the duds. You'll want to skip these:
They just don't taste very good. The peanut butter to chocolate ratio is totally off. The only thing this dude has going for him is that he is not hollow -- THOSE are an abomination. Still, he's only smiling because he tricked you into buying a sub-par bunny.
These are a flash in the pan. I think they're supposed to tempt you with their unusual shapes. And the orange Reese's Pieces carrot is kind of cute. But the rest of them stink. The big yellow egg was a hodgepodge that included the white egg (gross). The 8 egg carton was just silly. And the chicken sitting on top of a stack of mini cups is like a lazy man's Pez dispenser, but no where near as fun.
These are dangerous. They are small, and it's way too easy to eat 10 without realizing it. But they taste like sadness because they're inferior to the full-sized Reese's Peanut Butter Cup or Reese's Peanut Butter Egg. If you like these little nuggets better, you probably also like black jelly beans. And we can't be friends.
Ok, now for the good stuff. Hop right on over to these:
These are GIANT eggs. Loaded with peanut butter. That you need to cut with a knife.
Do I really need to say more?
These are actually tasty. I thought they would be bad. I was crazy. Imagine the Cadbury Mini Egg if it was made from peanut butter. Sounds pretty good, right? It is. But avoid the weird Eggbeaters carton package and just buy the sack. Also, get yourself some of those Cadbury Mini Eggs. They're also quite delicious.
(I'm sure you can guess how I feel about gloopy Cadbury Creme Eggs. Cluck no.)
These make life worth living. Nom nom nom nom nom.
Is there anything better than seasonal chocolate treats? Well, yes, I can think of about 10 things without even trying. Still, they're pretty tasty. List your own faves below...
Thank you, Easter Bunny!
tags: food, holidays, taste tests