Can You Identify These Candy Bars From a Black & White Image?

By: Khadija Leon

Produced by the Hershey Company, Reese’s Fast Break is just like the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup with the exception being that it is in chocolate bar form. The bar has its classic peanut butter filling with a thin layer of nougat which is covered with a milk chocolate coating.

Inspired by a fictional candy bar from Roald Dahl’s "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," released in 1964, a division of the Nestle company began producing these candies in 1971. There are different types of Wonka bars, some with toffee, cookies, and peanuts.

Annabelle’s Rocky Road candy bar was inspired by an Australian dessert that dates back to the 1850s. Although this bar is different from the original version, a few elements remain the same - a gooey marshmallow filling covered by a thin layer of chocolate, with some cashews on top.

This Swiss chocolate bar was introduced more than100 years ago and is known worldwide not only for its unique flavor, but also for its iconic triangular shape. The bars now come in dark and white chocolate, fruit and nut and honeycomb crisp, as well as crunchy salted almond.

This particular brand of milk chocolate bars is one of the bestselling in the world as it has been for over 100 years. A few years after its inception, the slogan “glass and a half” was added to the Dairy Milk bar.

Krackel has been Nestle Crunch’s main competitor for several years as they both consist of a crisped rice balls covered by milk chocolate. They were initially sold as one of Hershey’s miniatures until 2014 when it sold as a larger bar.

The Special Dark chocolate bar is similar to the original Hershey bar except this one is made with dark chocolate and contains a much higher percentage of cocoa solids than your standard milk chocolate. It is also made in an extra dark variety.

Produced by Y&S Candies, a subsidiary of The Hershey Company, these popular licorice treats are almost 200 years old. Today, you can get these treats in a variety of flavors, including strawberry, cherry, watermelon, grape, and chocolate.

Although it’s not a candy bar, Nestle’s chocolate treats are sugar-coated sphere-shaped chocolate candies that have been manufactured since 1937. The treats come in a wide assortment of colors and the brand has collaborated with major companies, McDonald’s and Dairy Queen.

The Twix chocolate bar is a confectionery treat consisting of a biscuit, topped with caramel and covered by milk chocolate. The chocolates come in a package of two to four bars and it also comes in a miniature version.

Coffee Crisps are a Canadian chocolate bar that sound exactly like what they are, a bar consisting of alternating layers of coffee-flavored candy and vanilla wafers, covered by a milk chocolate outer layer.

Part of the Ferrero confectionery group, Kinder Bueno is a wafer, filled with hazelnut cream and covered with chocolate. As of 2012, the Kinder Bueno bars were introduced with new flavors, some of which include white chocolate and white nougat.

Nestle Damak is a Turkish candy bar renowned for combining decadent creamy chocolate with premium pistachios. This indulgent chocolate has been in production for over 80 years and is now being made in dark and milk chocolate varieties.

Snicker’s chocolate bar consists of a nougat-filled chocolate topped with caramel and peanuts. The chocolate is so popular that the company makes a yearly income of $2 million in sales and the candy is now being made into an ice cream bar, flapjacks, and a chocolate spread.

Milka originated in Switzerland and it is so popular that it produced over 100,000 tons of chocolate in 2012 in Germany alone. Around Christmas and Easter, the chocolates are produced in various shapes and sizes in the associated theme.

Since its introduction almost 100 years ago, Turtles candies were named because they are shaped like the animal and at the time, it was only produced in one size. The original recipe is made of peanuts, caramel and different types of chocolate.

This high-end hazelnut-covered treat was first made by Italian chocolatier, Ferrero. The company is now the third largest chocolate producer in the world and has more than 18 factories worldwide, which produce 365,000 tons every year.

For almost seven decades, these button-shaped candies have been sold around the world. Today, they are being sold in more than 100 countries and in several different colors and in flavors that include pretzel, almond, peanut butter, and caramel.

Made by Mars, Incorporated in North America, this candy consists of a fluffy whipped nougat covered by chocolate. When it was introduced in 1932, the package consisted of three bars, chocolate, vanilla and strawberry (which is why it was called the 3 Musketeers). But due to sugar restrictions and rising costs, the strawberry and vanilla flavors were discontinued.

Like the regular Cadbury Milk chocolate, the Fruit and Nut has the same type of chocolate but with the addition of raisins and almonds. It was first launched in 1926 and at the time, the recipe included Brazilian nuts, which were later changed.

Hershey’s Cookies 'n' Creme is a flat candy bar that many have said tastes just like an Oreo cookie. The bar consists of white chocolate and bits of cookies integrated into the candy bar. This treat is so popular that it has since been turned into a breakfast cereal.

Introduced in Northern England in the 1930s, this chocolate bar is now being produced by Nestle. The bar itself has a very unique texture, which is often described as bubbly, hence the name Aero. The original flavor is milk chocolate, but it now comes in mint, orange and caramel.

The Tootsie Roll is a mixture of chocolate and taffy candy. It has been produced for more than 100 years. In addition to the original cocoa-flavored roll, there are also cherry, orange, lemon and vanilla Tootsie Rolls.

No, we’re not talking about the galaxy, we’re talking about the chocolate-covered candy bar manufactured by Mars, Incorporated. The bar is made of a chocolate-malt nougat, and also contains caramel and a milk chocolate topping.

Like many other chocolate bars, Baby Ruth is made with a chocolate flavored nougat, covered by chocolate and topped with peanuts and caramel.

Airheads is a tangy, chewy taffy candy which is manufactured by Perfetti Van Melle company. The taffy is now being sold worldwide in over 15 different flavors and has also had special edition flavors for Spider-Man and Spongebob Squarepants as well as the spinoff, “Airheads Xtremes.”

Marshmallow Peeps are (as you guessed it), marshmallow candies which come in different animal shapes that include bunnies, chicks and other specialty shapes, especially during Easter, Christmas and Halloween.

Big Cherry started over 100 years ago and is one of the oldest candy companies in the south. The candies are individually wrapped and at the center of each candy is a maraschino cherry surrounded by bright pink goo within a layer of chocolate and peanut chunks.

This candy bar, which is produced by Palmer Candy Company in Iowa, comes with two treats each consisting of a cherry-flavored nougat and fondant, surrounded by a mixture of peanuts and chocolate. They also produce King Bing which comes in a package of three.

Cadbury Creme Eggs are chocolate treats with a thick outer chocolate shell and a white and orange fondant filling. They are meant to resemble a real egg. These are some of the best-selling treats in the UK, especially between New Year's and Easter.

Manufactured and distributed by The Hershey Company, this candy bar consists of a shredded coconut filling, covered by dark chocolate. The chocolate bar's slogan is “Indescribably Delicious.”

The Butterfinger chocolate bar has a crispy core of peanut butter which is coated with chocolate. Over the years, this candy bar has assembled quite the cast of spokespersons, some of which include Bart Simpson, Jaime Presley, Rob Lowe, and Top Cat.

The Mars chocolate bar was first manufactured in 1932 in England. It consists of a nougat and caramel filling, covered with milk chocolate. It was modeled after the Milky Way candy bar (a bar that the current owner’s father had produced).

Now owned by the Mars Company, Dove products have been produced since 1956 and the chocolate bars come in a variety of flavors, including dark chocolate, truffle, fruit and nut, and the most popular flavor – milk chocolate.

Mr. Big is one of the largest candy bars produced by Cadbury. It consists of a vanilla wafer covered with caramel, peanuts and rice crisps all covered with a chocolate coating. Apart from the Mr. Big candy bar, several other varieties have been made, including Mr. Chew Big, Mr. Big with Maple and Mr. Big Fudge.

Currently produced by The Hershey Company, Payday is a candy bar made of salted peanuts and caramel which surround a nougat center. Many variations include a honey roasted limited edition, a chocolate-covered version, and a high protein energy bar.

Crunch candy bar truly lives up to its name as it consists of a milk chocolate bar with bits of crisped rice mixed into it. The Crunch bar is now being made into ice cream bars, crisps, cereal and a candy bar.

Oh Henry! is about to celebrate its 100-year anniversary of making peanut and caramel fudge-filled chocolate bars. Fun fact: The candy is named after a little boy who flirted with the girl who originally made the candy.

The 5th Avenue chocolate bar is a combination of peanut butter and layers of crunchy chocolate. Introduced by cough drop maker William Luden, this candy bar has been likened to the Butterfinger candy bar.

Kit Kat bars are chocolate-covered wafers that come in four-fingered rows separated by thin layers of chocolate which are easily snapped apart. The bars come in many different flavors such as white, dark and milk chocolate and many more special edition flavors.

Everyone’s favorite taffy just got turned into a candy bar and rumor has it that it stretches even more than the original chewy candy. The chewy candy comes in flavors like banana, strawberry, grape and cherry.

Manufactured and distributed by Mars, Incorporated, this candy bar is distributed through many parts of the United Kingdom and some Middle Eastern countries. Like many other candy brands, this one comes in a variety of flavors, including bubbles, caramel and cookie crumble.

This ice cream bar which was created by the Isaly Dairy Company, consists of a vanilla ice cream square coated by a layer of chocolate. Other variations include strawberry, chocolate, cheery and maple ice cream. The bar has a very popular jingle, which is “What would you do for a Klondike Bar?”

Almond Joy has often been called the sister product of Mounds as it consists of a coconut filled center surrounded by milk chocolate, but this chocolate has an almond topping. They both feature similar packages but this one is blue while the Mounds package is red.

When you hear the name Idaho Spud, it doesn’t sound like a candy bar that anyone wants to eat, but the candy has been around since 1918. It consists of cocoa-flavored marshmallow surrounded by compound chocolate and coconut flakes, all in the shape of a potato.

The Cadbury Crunchie bars has a honeycomb toffee center which is surrounded by a thin layer of milk chocolate. These candies come in numerous special editions and have collaborated with brands, including 7-Eleven, Tango and Britvic.

Founded by Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli, these rich chocolate squares come in many exotic flavors, using many unique ingredients from around the world. These particular chocolates are a bit pricier than most but are said to be well worth it.

The 100 Grand Bar was created in 1966 and at the time, it was called the $100,000 Bar with the promise of a richer snack experience. The chocolate contains a mixture of chocolate, crisped rice and caramel and is accompanied by the slogan, “That’s Rich!”

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Do you have a sweet tooth?  Many of us do, and Halloween, Christmas, Easter and Valentine's Day are our favorite holidays by far.  There are times when we have our more shameful moments (the day after a holiday candy sales, stealing candy from a younger sibling or a child, or having a secret stash hidden in your house where you can keep it away from family), one thing is certain, candy bars are the most portable of the candy family.  

The first candy bar was invented in 1847 by Joseph Fry and his son.  The technique involved creating a cocoa paste and forming chocolate bars out of it.  Even though Cadbury is mostly known today for their creme-filled eggs, in 1849, Joseph Cadbury and Fry joined forces to create their candy bars, making them a leading confectioner.  One of our leading candy bars, the Snickers bar, which was previously known as the Mar-O-Bar, was invented by Frank Mars and named after one of his favorite horses.  In coordination with the 1972 release of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," Quaker Oats (which financed the film) released a candy bar, for fans to consume.  Pretty sweet marketing, don't you think?

Do you think your sweet tooth can handle a little candy bar trivia?  Take a gander at these black and white images of candy bars while munching on your favorite treat!

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