Chocolate News

Twix Triple Chocolate Cookie Bars Just Hit Shelves

BUSTLE This chocolate bar truly is the triple threat that it claims to be; not only is the outside of this Twix bar chocolate, but the cookie inside is now chocolate cookie, and even the caramel is chocolate caramel. It is basically chocolate-ception, and I imagine that once you eat it, your blood is like 99 percent chocolate for at least a week. They’re selling both in Singles packs and Share Size.

The Crazy Origin of Chocolate Chips


The chocolate chip cookie was actually invented before the chocolate chip — how’s that for a bizarre twist of fate! That’s right, the chocolate chip wasn’t actually invented until 1941, a full four years after Ruth Graves Wakefield decided to add cut-up pieces of a Nestle chocolate bar to her cookie dough and created the original Nestle Tollhouse chocolate chip cookie recipe that appears on the back of every bag of semi-sweet chocolate morsels. This fail-safe recipe was created by Ruth Graves Wakefield in 1937 and sold to Nestle for one dollar and a lifetime supply of chocolate.

Krispy Kreme Turned Four Of Its Classic Donuts Chocolate For The First Time


Four classic donuts are being “choco-fied,” as Krispy Kreme calls it. The Chocolate Glaze Collection, in stores from January 14 to January 27, includes these four flavors: Chocolate Glazed Cake Batter Donut, Chocolate Glazed Raspberry Filled Donut, Double Chocolate Glazed Kreme Filled Donut, and Chocolate Glazed Oreo Cookies and Kreme Donut.

New Dark Chocolate Oreos hit shelves in a store near you


Nabisco released the Dark Chocolate Oreos. The company says the new cookie will help fans “embrace these colder, darker days.” And unlike recent Oreo releases, this one won’t be limited edition. It will be available year-round.

Long Island, NY kids rank hot chocolate from popular chains


73 students from the fourth and fifth grades at Idle Hour Elementary School tasted 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s hot chocolate. And the winner- Dunkin’ Donuts! Last place went to Starbucks (“…because it was just too dark”).