Speculoos Cookie Butter Cups aka Chocolate Covered Crack

Monday, September 17, 2012

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I learned something new the other day.  I learned that I cannot live without this stuff:

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I kid you not, dear readers.  It is crack in a jar.

Last week, after many months of anticipation, a Trader Joe’s opened up a mere three blocks from my house.  SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!  Yes, you read right -  three blocks.   That’s practically in my own backyard!   I can walk or bike there if I want.  But, I’ll probably need to take the SUV when I go, if you know what I mean.

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Yup.  I’ll definitely need the SUV.

Since I wanted to maximize my first Trader Joe’s shopping experience, I did some advance planning via Facebook.  I asked my friends in the “Trader Joe’s know” to  divulge what their absolute must have products were.  Over and over again I got the same response:  “Speculoos Cookie Butter”.  At the time, I had no idea what Speculoos Cookie Butter was. But, it didn’t matter. If that many people recommended it, I was buying it.

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