Peanut butter and bacon, inside a milk chocolate cup? Exactly. Peanut Butter Bacon Cups best Reese's sweet snack by using all natural peanut butter and adding in the secret ingredient of applewood smoken bacon pieces, then making the whole thing supersized at four-inches across to feed even the hungriest of pork aficionados.
Beer? With cookies? You betcha. Developed to go down smooth with a finely crafted brew, the Beer's Best Friend Cookie ($7) mixes chocolate chips, pecans, and pretzels to arrive at a nearly perfect blend of sweet and savory that'll have you drinking — or at least wanting to drink — way more than you should just so you can have another bite.
Kick up your classic Thanksgiving dinner with some Rudy's Bar-B-Q Meat ($55-$65). While their smoked turkey would obviously make the most sense for the November holiday, Rudy's also offers St. Louis-style ribs and 100% Hill Country Oak smoked brisket, all of which come with an 18 oz. bottle of Rudy's "Sause." Since the meat only takes 1-2 days to thaw from its dry ice-filled shipping container, you could spend your next NFL sunday grubbing down on some authentic Texas BBQ without so much as lighting a grill.
Yes, it's true: there really is a bacon product we haven't covered. Yet. Chocolate Covered Bacon ($9) is a sweet and savory treat made from crispy cooked, hickory smoked bacon that's been covered in a special blend of chocolate courtesy of the Marini family. It's also available for order in a Dark Chocolate version, and if you happen to be in downtown Santa Cruz, stop by Marini's shop for a taste of the chocolate-covered bacon mixed in with maple syrup ice cream, or as they like to call it, "Vegan's Nightmare."
Not content with the sugary rush you get from eating a couple brownies? Give a snack in the face's Caffeinated Brownies ($17-$30) a try. These delicious treats come packed with a punch of pharmaceutical-grade caffeine, giving you an extra boost to make it through your morning, afternoon, or evening. Also available in walnut/chocolate chip/oatmeal cookies, sugar cookies, and chocolate-dipped brownie truffles.