Friday, August 22, 2014

REVIEW: JC's Key Lime Pie Pops


The trend that first started with small, scale artisan brands of prepackaged pints of ice cream and frozen yogurts making their way into organic supermarkets has now evolved into frozen treats of all kinds. One of the products that recently caught our eye was a brand of ice cream bars called JC's Pie Pops. Initially passing on flavors like Apple Pie Crumble and Strawberry Cream, we opted for the Key Lime kind: tangy key lime cream covered in a crunchy meringue, key lime and graham cracker crust. Each box contains two pops and contain 280 calories of all-natural ingredients.


After removing the hockey-puck sized ice cream pop from its packaging, we dove right in with a bite including all the different components. The key lime ice cream was smooth, mild as far as tartness goes, and incorporated just enough key lime flavoring to help assist the crunchy coating. If you look closely, you can easily identify the three separate types; each of which made their way into every bite. When combined with the key lime base, the result was rather effective in impersonating a frozen key lime pie. We've tried quite a few similarly themed products and this was as good as any we've had.


Where I Found It: The Fresh Market
Grade: A

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