It's almost time for some hot-weather treats, and this week, the thermostat got up to 77, so my mom broke down and bought that fabled of summer treats, ice cream.
She's not the kind to get Ben and Jerry's or, you know, the good stuff, as we grumble, but to her credit, she does bring back new things.
So last week, she sniffed out two new treats at the grocery store, from the Skinny Cow brand.
The Skinny Cow brand boasts one of the creepiest mascots I've ever seen, one that looks straight out of a Furry culture wet dream, a slender, dare I say, sexy bovine with a seductively wrapped in a dress measuring ruler to show you all how skinny she is, GASP JUST BY EATING ICE CREAM.
So I was intrigued and decided to try these out for myself.
Skinny Cow Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches. All right, let's get one thing clear. These do not look like the lovely stock photo. No ice cream you will see, especially a mass-produced one, will look like the photo, with over half the damned thing being peanut butter. Not if it's low fat.
However, for the customer to accurately judge whether or not they do want to purchase these, they're in a lovely see-through container. No surprises here, folks.
The ice cream is rich, a little watery at times, but consistent, and I could taste the peanut butter and the chocolate blending very well together. The sandwich is like all ice cream sandwiches- it sticks to your fingers like envelope glue and forces you to develop a layer of chocolate skin by the end of the sandwich.
Not a bad treat, folks. Six to a pack, they go very fast.
7/10- NOT BAD
The next treat I tried by Skinny Cow was their Skinny Dippers, in French Vanilla and Caramel flavors. Sub-par at best, with the mockolate coating chipping off and melting on my keyboard...is it the PPC or the bad chocolate?
The caramel wasn't a great flavor, just the tiniest hint of a buttery taste, and the vanilla was watery and had the consistency of a popsicle, that's how much water was in it.
Labels: 3, 7, frozen, ice cream, low fat