I gorged myself sick on the old Phosphagems when they came out in the late '90s. I was working at a GNC at the time and they were constantly tempting me from the shelf.
Chews will often have all sorts of extras you might not necessarily want. For example, one brand uses sugar alcohols, which can be problematic for some.
But I can't really wrap my head around how powdered creatine can be too much of an inconvenience. Even without a spoon, just sprinkle it into your workout shake and eyeball the amount.