Endangered Species Milk Chocolate with Coconut & Macadamia Nuts

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The Endangered Species Milk Chocolate with Coconut & Macadamia Nuts is a nice take on the coconut/chocolate combo of which I am a big fan.  As with the other Endangered Species bar I tried, the chocolate is a tad grainy, but it works better with this bar that already has a texture due to the added coconut and Macadamia nuts.  As you can see from the photo, the tempering was a bit off on this bar, but it was well within its sell by date and the taste was not affected.

The chocolate here is 52% (cocoa content) and is sweet, but not overly sweet.  In fact, it starts out sweet and milky, but then becomes a bit dry and almost gummy.  I love the lingering flavors of butter and coffee.  All in all, I like this bar — a grown up version of the chocolate/coconut combo. 

The wrapper indicates that the cocoa in these bars is 100% ethically traded and 10% of net profits are donated to "help support species, habitat and humanity."  I purchased it at a little candy shop in a nearby town, but these bars are widely available these days.