Twix Coconut – Updated with Giveaway!

April 18th, 2011 by Rosa

Twix Coconut is the newest limited edition offering from the folks at Mars. It’s comprised of “creamy milk chocolate, crunchy cookie, [and] coconut flavored caramel.”

Mine came as a free sample in a press pack inside a plastic coconut and with a tiny USB that I first thought was a fun-sized regular Twix bar. Hooray for fun candy swag!

The Twix Coconut didn’t look or smell any different from a regular Twix bar. The chocolate and cookie were the usual Twix fare, mildly sweet for the former and pleasantly dry, crunchy, and buttery for the latter.

The caramel was where the difference lay. It had overtones of artificial coconuttiness. The flavor was nicely floral and nutty, but it tasted rather fake – more sunscreen than actual coconut.

I enjoyed the combination of the biscuit and the chewy, sweet, nutty caramel, but it wasn’t quite genuinely nutty enough to push it to the next level. I’m glad that I got to try this, but Twix Java is still my favorite twist on Twix. An O.

Update: Twix has offered to give one lucky reader a Twix Coconut to try for him or herself. Leave a comment about which Limited Edition Twix is your favorite or about what flavor of Twix you’d like to see by 11:59 PM EST, Sunday, April 24th. U.S. readers only please. One commenter will be randomly selected to win.

Please leave a valid email address in the Mail field, NOT in the body of your comment (unless you’re not afraid of spammers) so that I can contact you if you win.

Edit: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Barbara!

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19 responses about “Twix Coconut – Updated with Giveaway!”

  1. Meredith said:

    not exactly original, but i think a dark chocolate + sea salt twix would be awesome.

  2. Pregnant Lady said:

    A Twix with one white chocolate bar and one dark chocolate bar in the package.

  3. amy said:

    my mother-in-law is visiting and she looooovvves coconut. this would be a nice treat for her. i always wanted to try the java flavor-it gets such good reviews-but i can never find it. :)

  4. Erin said:

    I’d like to try Twix Mint, which was a limited edition in the UK in 2001, but I love coconut too! :)

  5. Yana said:

    I think a fruit-flavored Twix would be great, something like mango.

  6. Adriana said:

    Maybe a peanut butter twix?

  7. Barbara said:

    Twix Java is my favorite limited edition Twix!! I’d like to try coconut!!

  8. EMan said:

    Coconut/Peanutbutter Twix.

    Epic, Radical and chock full of awesome goodness, FTW!!!

  9. James said:

    I haven’t tried the coconut twix but it sounds intriguing. I’m looking forward to trying it though I anticipate real coconut would have been better!!! For now I’m a fan of the original.

  10. Cathy M said:

    My fave is Twix Java since I haven’t tried Twix Coconut yet. I would love to see the following flavors: Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate or Salted Caramel.

  11. Kim Shoddy said:

    I would love to try twix coconut! Sounds yummy!!! It would also be fun to see a mint varity, or white chocolate!!

  12. Lauren said:

    A hazelnut Twix would be amazing.

  13. Shelly Mortensen said:

    My personal favorite has always been the peanut butter. I would like to see a Dark Chocolate variety with coconut creme and caramel. Their products are so delicious!

  14. Ree said:

    I’ absolutely love twix. I 2nd a hazelnut twix or orange cream. Wouldn’t mind seeing a cookies n cream like they had when I was little.

  15. Andy said:

    I haven’t tried the coconut ones yet, so I would love to taste them! I have had the Java, and they are very tasty, but they are the only Limited Edition flavor I’ve had.

  16. Erica said:

    Yummy….I think a toffee/hazelnut Twix would be great – the toffee would add a bit of a crunch – maybe they could make the cookie into a toffee cookie, and then layer with a hazelnut cream and of course, the caramel.
    That would be absolutely delicious. I also agree on the sea salt and the white chocolate idea – all very good!

  17. Danielle Savala said:

    I LOVED the peanut-butter twix before the chocolate cookie — bring those back :)

  18. Iain M said:

    friend gave me a Twix Coconut. read the ingredients – no coconut. also, it says “product of russia”. weird, eh? oh well. chocolate is globally good, right?

  19. Tiffany said:

    The twix coconut is so amazing I have only had it once though and now I can’t find them any more whahhhhhahahahhaahhh send me one lol

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