Monday, June 6, 2011
Cheap Thrill: See's Suckers
Oldest Child just got braces.
Like a prisoner sentenced to the chair, she had just one last wish before the silver was slapped on.
"Can we get some caramel?"
Oh, yes, we can.
I took her to See's and let her pick out some sufficiently sticky stuff, including one of the
A mere 70 cents, no other candy gives you more bang for your buck than one of those suckers. It offers the long-lastingness of hard candy with the satisfying, ultra chewiness of a break-your-braces-right-off caramel. They're the best of both worlds.
Rich and buttery, it's like a high-class Tootsie Pop.
Chocolate is by far the best, but the new rootbeer flavor is pretty awesome — it's almost like a float with a snappy beer taste mellowed with a buttery caramel flavor.