How much do you know about these famous candy bars?

By: John Miller
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About This Quiz

The confection industry is littered with failed products, but some candies become staples of our collective consciousness. How much do you know about these famous candy bars?

Which candy bar is known as "The Great American Chocolate Bar"?

Hershey's is a classic chocolate bar. Introduced in 1900, its slogan is simple and direct: "The Great American Chocolate Bar."

The plain Hershey's chocolate bar met with great success, so the company made a second type of bar that included what?

The plain Hershey's rocketed to success after its 1900 introduction. Eight years later, Hershey's introduced a new version that included almonds.

What does the center of a Butterfinger bar contain?

Butterfingers are famous for their crisp peanut butter filling. The crunchy, flaky filling is covered with delicious milk chocolate.

Which candy bar comes in four long sections that you break apart before eating?

Kit Kat has four long sections divided by what are essentially chocolate perforations. Part of the fun of eating a Kit Kat is carefully separating the pieces from one another.

True or false, is the Baby Ruth candy bar named after the famous baseball player, Babe Ruth?

There is some question as to how the bar was named. The company claimed that the bar was named after U.S. President Grover Cleveland's daughter, Ruth, but it would have made more sense to capitalize on a star athlete. No one knows for certain.

Which famous candy bar features the slogan, "You're not you when you're hungry"?

Snickers wants you to know that its contents will fill you up. The old slogan, "Snickers satisfies" is now "You're not you when you're hungry."

What makes the crunch in the Nestle Crunch candy bar?

The thin but substantial Nestle Crunch has a distinctive crunch, all thanks to crisped rice. The rice is suspended in a long chocolate bar.

Finish this candy slogan: "Gimme a break, gimme a break, break me off a pieces of that ______."

It's one of the catchiest candy slogans of recent years. If you need a break, break off a piece of that Kit Kat bar.

Which of the following is NOT a flavor of Hershey's chocolate bar?

No, there's no Special Magic version of Hershey's. The Special Dark is a slightly bitter version of the original; Symphony has two variations, one that's crunchy and one that includes almonds and toffee.

The 5th Avenue candy bar contains chocolate combined with _____.

In 1936, the Fifth Avenue candy bar was unveiled. It combined chocolate with layers of a crunchy peanut butter center.

What is NOT an ingredient in Baby Ruth bars?

There are no babies in Baby Ruth. If that seems like false advertising, maybe you should sue.

In 2008, the Twix bar received a new flavor in America. What was that flavor?

In 2008, Twix Java arrived in America. The Java was a twist on the original flavor -- it included coffee notes in addition to its classic ingredients.

Famous cartoon character Bart Simpson pitched which candy bar?

Butterfinger is known partly due to its often funny ad campagins. In one famous campaign, the bratty Bart Simpson chomped Butterfingers by the boatload.

Which candy bar came packaged as two pieces, long before it was fashionable?

Twix hit America in 1979 and came in two separate pieces. It's a "twin biscuit." But it contains chocolate and caramel, too, making the biscuit delicious.

Which of the following is an actual candy bar?

In 1920, the Williamson Candy Company introduced the Oh Henry! Its odd name and distinctive punctuation help it stand out in a crowded field.

Which popular candy bar is also available as "kisses"?

In 1907, Hershey's got the idea to make their famous candy bar into Kisses, little foil-wrapped bits of chocolate. Fun fact -- when Kisses were first introduced, each bitty piece was wrapped by hand.

What's one of the primary ingredients of a Heath bar?

Heath bars are relatively skinny candy bars, notable for their hard crunch. They feature chocolate-covered toffee.

"That's Rich!" Is the slogan for which candy bar?

In the 1960s, the 100 Grand bar was named after some very successful TV game shows. It's slogan is, aptly, "That's Rich!"

A Mr. Goodbar is just a regular Hershey's bar with ______.

Mr. Goodbar has the famous red and yellow wrapper. It's essentially a Hershey's chocolate bar with peanuts.

Mounds is a version of Almond Joy. How is Mounds different?

Mounds is just like Almond Joy. They both have chocolate-covered coconut. But Almond Joy has almonds and the Mounds does not.

How else is Mounds different from Almond Joy?

Almond Joy uses a typical mild milk chocolate. Mounds, on the other hand, is covered in darker, slightly bitter chocolate.

You can't miss a PayDay candy bar when you see one. It's covered in _____.

PayDay candy bars are sort of turned inside out. The peanuts are on the outside, surrounding a center of caramel and nougat.

What's a recent slogan for the Milky Way bar?

If you've ever eaten a Milky Way, you know that these bars are a gooey and laborious treat, giving you an excuse for everything. "Sorry, I was eating a Milky Way."

How is the American version of the Oh Henry! different from the Canadian version?

The Canadian version of the bar has no milk chocolate, which is standard in the U.S. So depending on which side of the border you're on, the recipe is different for Oh Henry!

Which famous candy bar has a whipped nougat filling?

The 3 Musketeers has a unique whipped nougat filling, which has a soft, delectable mouthfeel. It's all coated in sweet milk chocolate. No word yet an exactly what "nougat" is, though.

Which famous candy bar was named after a horse?

Yes, it was Snickers. Frank Mars, of the Mars candy company, named Snickers after one of his favorite equine friends.

Which candy bar has four sections, each with a different filling?

The Sky Bar is unusual in that it has four sections, each with a different filling. In the late 1930s, when airplanes were still new to the world, the company made a huge splash by introducing the product with a skywriting campaign.

What is NOT one of the four fillings in a Sky Bar?

Sadly, there is no cloud filling in any part of the Sky Bar. Its four sections are vanilla, caramel, fudge and peanut.

In 2017, Snickers featured a new flavor. What was it?

In 2017, Snickers added to its long line of flavor variations by including a new hazelnut version. Past versions have included tweaks such as three times the caramel or three times the chocolate.

What is NOT an ingredient in Caramello?

Caramello is nothing but chocolate and gooey, sticky caramel. It is always messy and always delicious, too.

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