Category Archives: Peanut Butter

New for Halloween 2014: Reese’s White Chocolate Pumpkins!

One of the many new confectionery products to arrive for the Halloween season this year is a variation on a beloved classic.  But what’s most surprising about this one is that it’s never been done before – because I’d just … Continue reading

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Celebrating our One-Millionth Pageview with Pangburn’s Millionaires!

Two nights ago while I slept, CollectingCandy.com’s page view counter ticked over past one million.  It’s such a big round number and one I’m excited to see the site hit.  As such, I thought the perfect way to mark the … Continue reading

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Happy National PB&J Day from CollectingCandy.com!!

Earlier this afternoon I was alerted to the fact that today is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day!  Well, I couldn’t let the great occasion pass me by so I rapidly searched out a few fun PB&J pieces from the … Continue reading

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A Look Back at a Discontinued Classic – Tom’s Full Dinner!

The history of confection is rich with brands that have had the briefest flashes of life and others that have withstood the test of time.  But even some stalwarts of the candy isle that stuck around for generations eventually fade … Continue reading

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The Sidekick and the Fast Break – A Dual-Identity Bar!

Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980’s buddy film, it actually represents  the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.

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Beich’s Distinctive Dipsy Doodle Bar – From 1972!

Today I’m jumping all the way back to 1972 and an offering from Beich’s [Say "Bikes"], a company best known for their seasonal offerings and of course their taffy.   Now let’s take a look at their distinctive Dipsy Doodle bar.

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Bart Simpson Back on Butterfinger! A “90ish” Anniversary Teaser!

I’m excited to break the news that later this year, Bart Simpson will once again be gracing the wrappers of Butterfinger bars!   Read all about it and see all three brand new wrapper designs up-close after the jump!

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Happy Easter – The History of Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs!

To all of CollectingCandy.com’s readers that celebrate the holiday; Happy Easter!  It’s been fun counting down to today by sharing various Easter candy goodies and bits of confectionery history this week. I wanted to close out the week’s Easter coverage … Continue reading

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Walgreens’ Delightfully “Nice!” Candy Packaging!

Back in August of last year, I received a call from my mother asking if I’d seen or picked up the new Walgreens “Nice!” branded candy.  At the time I hadn’t, but a few months later while back in Nebraska … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day From CollectingCandy.com!

Today is March 14th or 3/14, so it’s International Pi Day!  Pi Day is the celebration of mathematics (or 3.14… the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter).   But here at CollectingCandy.com, we figured we could best mark the day … Continue reading

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