This bar is okay. Three stars for the great ingredient list. But, in my book, it vastly pales in comparison to the peanut butter chocolate chip and cookie dough flavors. I don’t feel every bar needs chocolate to taste good. In fact I very much appreciate bars that don’t have chocolate since most do, and I sometimes need an easy protein snack without it. I wish more left it out. But, these and the caramel flavor bars could be so much better. The texture and consistency of the other two listed above are a creamier, more moist consistency and have more flavor, while the vanilla and caramel are more dry and have less flavor, and what they do have seems to rely on flavor extracts. I don’t need more sweetness. All of these bars are quite sweet for me, but I feel like they need a little more seed or nut butter or something. Almond butter would be tasty and go well here. I actually was excited to see a vanilla bar years ago and tried it and the dryness and lack of flavor turned me off and I didn’t try any more Aloha bars for years, which was a mistake.
We’ve seen how delicious the other bars are. It seems like it would be totally doable to have the same consistency as the peanut butter chocolate chip bars - the consistency of those doesn’t come from chocolate chips alone, the rest of it is moist and tasty.