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Habfan Dec 26, 2010 12:03 PM

Does anyone know where to find Coffee Crisp chocolate bars? Ostrams drug store used to carry them, but I haven't seen them lately.

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    tzurriz Dec 26, 2010 12:56 PM

    Canada. ;)

    Sorry, I know that was snarky. I guess I'm just jealous because we do actually have to go up to Canada to get them.

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      chococat Dec 26, 2010 03:10 PM

      I vaguely recall seeing them at the Metropolitan Market in Kirkland, along with a lot of other British snacks. I don't believe that the Sandpoint store has as many imported snacks so it might be a "Kirkland only" sort of thing. Probably best to call and ask before making the trek.

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        christy319 Dec 26, 2010 03:42 PM

        Pacific Drugs at the corner of 1st and Marion. The manager prides himself on the large candy selection and I'm sure I've seen coffee crisp.

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          Lets_eat Dec 27, 2010 10:33 AM

          I was there this morning and can confirm that they have Coffee Crisp in stock. Not so with Zagnut, Turkish Taffy or Violet Crumble :^(

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            terrier Dec 28, 2010 08:21 AM

            The Bartell's by the main library at 4th & Madison has an absurd (for a drugstore) selection of obscure and old-timey candies. Pretty sure I've seen Zagnut and Turkish Taffy there, along with Coffee Crisp.

            I've seen Violet Crumble at Cost Plus, though I haven't actually bought it (had it in NZ, it's not really my thing. Tim Tams on the other hand...)

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          jimmytheface Dec 27, 2010 11:22 AM

          Cost Plus World Market has them. I bought a couple as stocking stuffers there last week.

          1. soypower Dec 27, 2010 08:47 PM

            We actually order them by mail. It ends up being about $2 per bar, but they're so worth it.

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              LemonyRoux Jan 12, 2011 07:42 PM

              Katterman's Sand Point Pharmacy has a small supply as of this evening. I purchased one out of curiosity upon recalling this thread. Not sure what the appeal is, considering the confection really doesn't taste like coffee . . .

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                savvy savorer Jan 14, 2011 04:36 AM

                Uwajimaya has them right near the counter.

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                  calmossimo Jan 15, 2011 06:58 PM

                  The Bartell's by Pacific Place (5th and Olive) has them as well. I was there a couple weeks ago buying candy to sneak into the theater and I, too, bought a coffee crisp upon recalling this thread. I haven't had one in a while and forgot how much I'd liked them before.

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