1 star: 15000 points
2 stars: 25000 points
3 stars: 35000 points
Welcome to chocolate fans of doom. The level will drive you nuts and fast. Just look, match, look match, if you can score matches to destroy chocolate consider it a bonus and if you can make a powerup, kudos, because its really hard here with the time crunch. Grab all the +5s you can, you will need them. Points are at a premium here.
Patricia Frederick’s Tips for Candy Crush Level 166
The most important place to keep track of is the top few rows. Don’t panic if the chocolate grows at the bottom—but if it grows across the top few rows, no new candies fall.