Saturday, February 5, 2011

Choc Create Review and Giveaway - Chocolate Your Way

What is your idea of the perfect chocolate bar?  Is it a Hershey's or a Hershey's with almond?  Maybe it's a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup?  Or maybe your idea of the perfect chocolate bar is being able to create your own!


With Choc Create you can do just that, create your own chocolate bars.  You choose your chocolate (milk, dark or white) and then you choose what goodies to add to it.  Making the perfect chocolate bar especially for you (or a loved one, if you choose to be so kind)!

I'll be the first to admit that I LOVE chocolate and if I'm going to eat sweets, then it's almost always going to include chocolate.  I even have a "chocolate drawer" in the fridge.  Even with my recent commitment to get healthier and lose weight, it's all about moderation.  


I was recently given the delicious opportunity of creating and enjoying two chocolate bars from Choc Create.  At first, I was totally overwhelmed.  So many mouth-watering choices that I had no idea even where to begin.  There are over 90 add-in choices.  Everything from fruits and nuts to candy and spices.  

Add-in ingredients start at just $0.35.  The most expensive add-in I found was $3.50 (23K gold flakes).  Although the vast majority of them are less than $1.00.  The possibilities are endless!


After what seemed like an eternity, I finally made my two choices.  I chose a white chocolate bar with mini Valentine hearts for my daughter and a milk chocolate bar with sunbeams for my son.  (sunbeams are rainbow chocolate covered sunflower seeds)

I love the fact that when you place an order from Choc Create, you know your order is going to be fresh.  After all, they are making your own personal chocolate creation that has to be "made to order!"

I'll be honest, I was totally expecting my two chocolate bars to arrive in a plain box or envelope.  To my surprise, it arrived beautifully packaged in a decorative box with ribbons. 


Each chocolate bar had a label with the ingredients listed.  Also included on that label was a "best used by" date.  Our happens to be 4/25/11, 3 months away.  However, I honestly don't see how anyone could keep one around the house for that long without eating it all.

Choc Create chocolate bars are delicious.  The chocolate is smooth, creamy and melts in your mouth.



WIN IT:

 ONE lucky Being Frugal and Making it Work reader is going to receive a $12.00 Choc Create Gift Certificate.

Mandatory Entry:

Visit Choc Create and tell me what chocolate bar creation you might choose if you were to win. (Kind of chocolate and add-in choices)



This giveaway will end at 11:59 pm EST on Saturday February 26th

This giveaway is open to US residents only. The winner will be chosen using Random.org, with the winner will be notified by e-mail. Please make sure I have a way to contact you. You can leave your email, or link to your blog site. The winner will have 48 hours to respond, if there is no response another winner will be chosen.



**I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.  The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own.  Results may vary.  I was not compensated in any other way for this review.  The generous sponsor of this giveaway will mail the prize directly to the winner.  

A special thanks to Choc Create for this delicious review and giveaway opportunity!

179 comments:

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Oops, I forgot to mention what creation I might try. I think Ground Espresso and Bourbon Vanilla would make an interesting combo

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Rowell Reviews said...

I would choose milk chocolate, toffee bits, and caramel bits. kekagel(at)yahoo.com

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I love chocolates with sea salt (sweet and salty rules!), so I would choose dark chocolate with the red Hawaiian sea salt.

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I would make a dark chocolate bar with sea salt, caramel bits, and goji berries. This would be so fun to experiment with!
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i would like the MILK CHOCOLATE with Blueberries, Craisins, Pecans
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I like milk chocolate with pretzels and reese's pieces.

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I would have macadamia nut and blueberry in dark chocolate.
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Dark chocolate, rice krispies and macadamia nuts.

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