View Poll Results: Select all the candies you enjoy.
Snickers 81 52.60%
Butterfinger 70 45.45%
Milky Way 58 37.66%
Mars Bar 23 14.94%
M&Ms (plain) 83 53.90%
M&Ms (peanut) 73 47.40%
M&Ms (peanut butter) 34 22.08%
M&Ms (almond) 37 24.03%
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups 106 68.83%
Reese's Nutragious 12 7.79%
Reese's Fast Break 18 11.69%
Heath 67 43.51%
Skor 48 31.17%
Whatchamacalit 26 16.88%
5th Avenue 21 13.64%
Twix (regular) 71 46.10%
Twix (peanut butter) 28 18.18%
Payday 41 26.62%
Hershey bar (regular) 56 36.36%
Hershey bar (dark chocolate) 37 24.03%
Hershey bar (with almonds) 51 33.12%
Hershey's Kisses (or Hugs) 50 32.47%
3 Musketeers 57 37.01%
Symphony 25 16.23%
Dove 46 29.87%
Mr Goodbar 28 18.18%
Caramello 38 24.68%
Baby Ruth 40 25.97%
Almond Joy 59 38.31%
Mounds 46 29.87%
Skittles 45 29.22%
Kit Kat 74 48.05%
Junior Mints 56 36.36%
Starburst 58 37.66%
What about...? 36 23.38%
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:38 PM
aruvqan is offline
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Back when I was a kid I liked in general plain chocolate [kisses] M&Ms because they didnt get all melty in my pocket, and junior mints at movies.

Currently, if I even indulge in candy, I go expensive and hit up the co-op for these hand made honey mint patties dipped in dark unsweetened chocolate. I get maybe 3 or 4 a year.

My hubby would be happy with a bag of sugar and a spoon ...
Old 05-29-2011, 10:55 PM
Rushgeekgirl is online now
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My favorite candy in the world is Russell Stover sugar-free dark chocolate with raspberry souffle centers.
Second favorite is sugar-free Reese's mini-cups.
Old 05-30-2011, 12:01 AM
YaraMateo is offline
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Originally Posted by The Conqueror Worm View Post
I'm a hard candy fan, so where are my Jolly Ranchers?

I also indulge in salty licorice from time to time. Dubbel zout anyone?
I'm surprised it took this many posts to say Jolly Ranchers. They're my favorite.

I love all types of sweets, though.
Old 05-31-2011, 12:01 PM
cjepson is offline
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Originally Posted by Sir T-Cups View Post
Where's the Rasinettes??!?!
My sentiments exactly. (Although to be picky, it's "Raisinets".) At my supermarket you can also get chocolate-covered blueberries and cherries (not maraschino cherries), which are fantastic. Bridge mix is good too. Also Turtles.

When I was a kid I used to like Chunky, but they seem to have changed the recipe or something.

No love for Crunchy Frog or Spring Surprise???
Old 05-31-2011, 12:18 PM
Maastricht is offline
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Weird how we have only a few of those in the Netherlands. Must have something to do with licences or something, we have a company Mars that produces for the Netherlands.

Milky Way
Mars Bar
M&Ms (plain)
M&Ms (peanut)
Twix (regular)
Kit Kat

Our most sold bars are, in addition to those mentioned above,

Bounty (with coconut);
Nuts (nougat and peanuts)
Balisto (never had it)
Lion (puffed rice, caramel and chocomel)
Bros (plain milk chocolate with airbubbles).

Many Dutch classics are peppermint candy. Like King Peppermint, chewable Mentos, and chocolate covered thin peppermint syrup After Eight.

And drop, liquorice, of course.

Me, I like jellybeans and Katjesdrop, (hard sweet liquorice).
Old 05-31-2011, 04:06 PM
norvalnormal is offline
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As to a preceding poster speculating that the recipe of Chunky must have been changed: Yes indeedy.
There are a bunch of chocolate bars that had a very distinctive taste when I was growing up in the 1960s (Chunky I seem to recollect was made by the "Ward" company; another is/was Goldenberg's Peanut Chews) that were then acquired by multinational conglomerate/decades-ago Third World baby formula atrocity perpetrator Nestle, so all the damn bars now taste like ... Nestle's chocolate.
Old 05-31-2011, 05:24 PM
Lacunae Matata is offline
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I'll eat a nibble or two of a lot of candies, but the only type that I never have (nor will!) turn down is Almond Roca. My son always gets me one can for Christmas, and one for Mother's Day, and that's my "allowance" for the year...

I'm also an occasional fan of Smarties, Tootsie Rolls, Whoppers, and most flavors of jelly beans.
Old 05-31-2011, 07:56 PM
california jobcase is offline
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Does anyone else remember when SweeTarts were called SunTarts for a while?


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