22 responses to “Zitner’s Butter Krak: Happy (Addictive) Easter!”

  1. Larval Doctor

    I live in Philly (as of 8 months ago), but I've never seen such things. Where can I buy them locally?

  2. debbie koenig

    Larval Doctor (great name, btw!), we got them at the supermarket. A Shop-Rite in south Jersey. I think they're all over, but hurry cuz they won't be available for much longer!

  3. Karen

    First off….they sound delicious!! I am sure I could become a "Krakhead" myself. But the best part was watching Harry slowly savor the candy bar. He is so much like his cousin – with the thumbs up bc you can't stop eating down to the jumping for joy at the yumminess. Made me smile 🙂

  4. raedi

    I want to be a Krakhead too, Harry is so sweet…I love the idea of hiding in foil, loved your post….RaeDi

  5. raedi

    I want to be a Krakhead too, Harry is so sweet…I love the idea of hiding in foil, loved your post….RaeDi

  6. debbie koenig

    Thanks, Raedi! And thanks for stopping to leave a comment–first time, no?

  7. Casey@Good. Food. Stories.

    Guys… don't want to blow your minds any further, but I saw Butter Krak in the Clifton, NJ Target a few weeks ago. Just across the highway from Rutt's Hut!

  8. debbie koenig

    That *is* mind-blowing, Casey! We'll be right there.

  9. emily @ http://scrambledpreservedfriedcured.wordpress.com/

    Good lord, Debbie. Now I've just gone and ordered some. Just so you know…the boxes are HALF-OFF now! Order in bulk and freeze…

  10. debbie koenig

    Emily, you and Casey are EVIL.

  11. Beth

    I just bought a box of butter Krak eggs as I do every year. They used to be wonderful but for the last 2 years, not so much. The chocolate is white and the center is all dried up. I suspect they are last years eggs.

    So w here do I get fresh ones?

  12. Mike

    Harry is adorable! Yes,I’m a krakhead,too & now that we live in CA they were only a fond memory- until this year! Boscov’s sells them online & boy did I take advantage of their free shipping. They actually arrived in good shape & we’re rationing them. There was recently an article in the Inky about Zitners & the new owner- it’s worth a read. Thanks for sharing the awesome video- it made my day!

  13. Karen

    When we moved to Virginia from Tennessee via South Dakota 6 years ago, I was totally unaware of the Butter Krak phenom. Then, 3 years ago, I stopped at our local Wawa convenient store and there was a box by the register. The man in from of me went bonkers and bought half the box. So I bought one and gave it a try. 🙁 I, too, am now a Krakhead. Mine are hidden in a Martin’s grocery bag in the back of the veggie drawer of my refrigerator, where my husband is unlikely to find them. My name is Karen..and I am an addict.

  14. Sally LeMoine

    Just saw Butter Krak on the Andrew Zimmern show & must order some. Coconut & chocolate? Yum Yum Yum!!!!!!!!

    Thank you from a Texas Girl who had no idea!!!!!!!!

    Can’t wait to order some, my mouth is watering!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Gloria Mills

    Never had it but saw this on the Bizarre Foods n so love dark chocolate so want to order some.

  16. Nancy S.

    Believe it or not, they are even better (and last slightly longer) frozen! I (carefully) slice them into 4-5 slices and just enjoy as each melts on my tongue. In my area, Bucks-Montgomery border, they are available in Wa-Wa and CVS. Wal-mart has boxes of 8 (currently half price and hidden under all the left-over peanut butter ones at the Warminster Wal-Mart) but they are smaller than the individually wrapped ones. Still just as tasty. I found these in the 70s at a local pharmacy and have been sold ever since.

  17. Kathy krauss

    Just saw on bizarre foods where do you buy Zitnets butter Kraks? They look wonderful live in Southern California

  18. Carol Lambert

    I would love to order some of your candy and try it it sounds really good. I’ve been watching a video on TV and everything thank you


    where can i order

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