Prepping for the Holidays — McVitie’s Madness

That time of year is upon us — the time when the pace of our lives keeps going faster and faster, when one holiday follows closely on the heels of another. You can make things go a bit more smoothly by doing a little prepping for the holidays. One step to take is what I call “McVitie’s Madness” — major stocking up on McVitie’s biscuits (what we call “cookies”), especially some only available during the holiday season.

McVitie’s makes a range of products, including a variety of digestives (high-fiber cookies), a special treat called HobNobs, mini biscuits, and special kid-appealing products. They are all great year round and give your tea time crunch!

A very special selection of McVitie’s cookies are available for holiday enjoyment and gift giving. It’s the McVitie’s Victoria Chocolate Biscuit Tin and comes, as the name indicates, in a wonderful tin that not only looks great but is full of a very tasty assortment — 12 different kinds of cookies to tempt anyone’s palate.

  1. Milk Chocolate Cream Crumble (Red Foil)
  2. Plain Chocolate Finger Cookie
  3. White Chocolate Crispy Biscuit Finger
  4. Coconut Cookie
  5. Double Chocolate Cookie Dipped in Milk Chocolate
  6. Chocolate Coated Coconut Square
  7. Milk Chocolate Clover
  8. Milk Chocolate Raspberry Triangle
  9. Milk Chocolate Digestive
  10. Orange Cream Crumble (Gold Foil)
  11. White Chocolate Cream Wafer
  12. Milk Chocolate Finger Cookie

I couldn’t find a description of each individual cookie, but here is the list of ingredients overall:

McVitie’s Victoria Chocolate Biscuit Tin (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
McVitie’s Victoria Chocolate Biscuit Tin (Photo source: The English Tea Store)
  • Wheat Flour
  • Milk Chocolate (27%)
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Sugar
  • Plain Chocolate (5%)
  • White Chocolate (2.5%)
  • Whole Meal Wheat Flour
  • Dried Whey
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Raising Agents
  • Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder
  • Salt
  • Dextrose Monohydrate
  • Wheat Starch
  • Barley Malt Extract
  • Whey Solids
  • Dried Egg Yolk
  • Flavourings
  • Emulsifier

Contains Milk, Egg, Soya, Gluten. May contain Nuts.

Not everyone has talent when it comes to putting ingredients together, popping them into an oven, and having something even close to edible emerge. We poor souls have to find something else to leave by the fireplace for Santa with that glass of milk or cup of eggnog. Otherwise, he might but a big black “X” on our rooftop so he would know never to stop there again. We don’t want to take any chances, so I’m thinking it’s time to get that McVitie’s Madness started and stock up on this Victoria cookie selection along with a bunch of digestives, HobNobs, and more. My theory here: the more we leave for Santa, the more he’ll leave for us!

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