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Dibs 140-Bite Value Pack

By Charlotte on September 1, 2010 9:55 AM

Our normally empty nest assumes a flutter of activity when my sister Pam and nephews Jake, 16, and Zach, 11, visit. Aiming to be the cool aunt, I always plan adventures for the boys, stock up on sweet treats and organize a family cookout-and-swim-day to beat the Texas heat.

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Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Zach 350.jpgThis year, I offered our clan an ultra-easy dessert: Dibs frozen snacks.


It was the perfect time to try Dibs' new 140-bite value pack since the ready-to-serve morsels had the potential to please everyone in our 11- to 72-year-old group.  


After dishing out the Nestlé Crunch-flavored ice cream goodies, I discovered that my Florida nephews were already fans. Zach, the first to award the thumbs up, said he's had both the Nestlé Crunch and Vanilla flavors. He often chooses the little delights as a snack at the movies. Jake and my brother's children (Garrett and Ashley) echoed Zach's approval with a chorus of "Good going Aunt Charlotte!" (Now, that's what I like to hear!)



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The refreshing, chocolate-coated nibbles had hooked the kids, and the adults weren't far behind. Not wanting anything heavy, we especially liked the small size. As Pam said, they're a fun finger-food that's perfect when you "just want a taste."


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What I Liked

The 140-bite value pack made dessert for 11 a breeze, the entire family enjoyed the simple-to-serve sweets and there was no mess to clean up! Plus the resealable bag keeps any leftovers fresh and delicious.


How They Tasted

The Nestlé Crunch-flavored Dibs have a creamy vanilla center covered in a crispy bit-filled, milk-chocolate shell. My dad Ken says they remind him of miniature Klondike bars with crunch. And, according to my mom Patsy, they're "a delightful combination of chocolate and ice cream."


What They Cost

About $4.99 for 140 bite-size frozen snacks





Where You Can Get Them

Target, Von's, Albertson's and similar grocery stores and retail locations nationwide

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