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bobalama 05-18-2003 @ 2:54 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Cho Cho lovers of the 50's, check out the following
website.    www.tuckersicecream.com

The description of Cho Cho on the website sounds
like the real deal.  So if you are in the Alameda, CA
area, please check it out and let us know if it is
what you remember.

Bob


Bob

bobalama 05-08-2003 @ 5:52 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Amazing, others remember cho cho's!  Reading
the responses it appears it was not local to Seattle
like I thought, but in several places in the USA.

I think the product was produced in many locations
by local dairy or ice cream makers.

The reason I believe that  is the product I bought
was always perfect.  If you think back to buying
frozen foods shipped from accross country in the
50's, before freeways, often the frozen package
was like an ice block or encrusted with ice.

I suggest checking your local dairy and ice cream
makers and see if they have a website that might
have a history or someone you could call.

I look forward to finding a source for cho cho's or a
recipe.




Bob

dteresa 03-04-2003 @ 8:38 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I am so excited (and relieved!) to FINALLY find people who remember Cho-Cho's!!!!!!

The only one who remembered them was my dad.  The rest of my family thought I was nuts and, over the years, I began to wonder if they were right - LOL!  I could never find anyone else who remembered them.

Thanks much for the reminiscing.  Cho-Cho's were great!

molloy69 02-09-2003 @ 11:49 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Does anybody remember the name of the company who manufactured the Cho-Cho's sold in Oklahoma in the 50's? They came in a crinkly white paper cover with yellow and green writing and I think maybe a picture of a clown? They came in a plain large brown cardboard box. The bars were, I think, long and flat and rounded on the top, kind of like the Eskimo Pie bars are shaped now. Seems like there was a hump in the middle over the stick.

Best regards, Debra

diana 02-09-2003 @ 11:42 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi Martha,

When you return I'd love for you to submit your recipes for Malted Brownies, and Malt Flavored Ice Cream.
I've never made malted brownies, sounds good.

Have a good trip.

Sincerely, Diana

mgardner 02-09-2003 @ 7:16 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Diana,
I might have a malt flavored ice cream recipe. Not sure. It will take some looking through old recipes. I will pass along a malted brownie recipe I have that is very good. I love the flavor of malt in food and drinks.
I am going out of town for the week so it will be when I return.
Martha  

Sincerely, Martha

molloy69 02-01-2003 @ 5:52 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I can't believe somebody else remembers Cho-Cho's! They came in a big plain cardboard box and the individual wrappers, as I recall, were yellow and green and may have had a clown on them. The chocolate covering had these malted milk crunchies in it and the ice cream itself, texture, flavor and everything was heavenly! I couldn't wait to get home every day and eat one of them! I lived in Agra, Oklahoma, at the time, with my grandmother who raised me. Can any one tell me if they are still made anywhere or even who made them so long ago? Thanks!!!

Best regards, Debra

Patty 01-26-2003 @ 2:52 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I grew up in the Midwest, Rockford, Illinois.  I'll keep searching and maybe we will come up with something.  Cho Cho Bars were VERY delicious.  

Patty

diana 01-26-2003 @ 8:46 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi Patty,

Thanks for responding to me post on the Discussion Forum. No I haven't had any luck either. No one, except yourself has replied to my post on Cho Cho Bars. There must be people, (other than you and I) that had them and someone must have a recipe.

I also did a search on the internet with no results. They were so good, weren't they?

Well, if I get any responses, I will post the information here, and if anyone has a recipe, I'll put it on my website under Frozen Desserts in My Recipe Book on this website.

Good luck, and who knows maybe someones will know something.

Where did you grow up at, if you don't mind me asking. I grew up in San Francisco, and I thought maybe they might be a local treat of some kind.

Sincerely, Diana
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Patty 01-26-2003 @ 6:54 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi Diana,

I remember Cho Cho Bars from the 50's very well.  I really loved them and purchased them from the corner candy store.  I have searched off and on through the internet to see if anyone else remembered them or had a recipe but haven't been successful until your post.

Have you had any results?

Patty




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