The One-Pound Snickers – They call it “Slice ‘n Share”.
A short post today about a big candy bar.
I collect current candy packaging as well as the vintage stuff, and I’ll be honest, I don’t eat everything I buy. If I did, I’d have to buy a new wardrobe every few months. This is especially true for especially large candy bars.
Last month, I found something new in the realm of really big candy bars. A one-pound Snickers bar.
For decades you’ve been able to buy giant Hershey bars, and even giant Hershey Kisses. But in the last few years, they’ve come out with a one-pound pair of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, too. It would appear these have all been a success, because it’s led to this:
Snickers - Slice N Share - the Giant 16 ounce Snickers!
That’s a standard-sized bar right in front of it. It’s kind of crazy, but probably perfect for birthday parties and similar occasions.
And that’s all for today.
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Having been described as “the Indiana Jones of lost and forgotten candy”, Jason is one of the country’s premier candy collectors and historians with his discoveries appearing in countless blogs, magazines, newspaper articles, and books.
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Where can I buy one in Australia??
I don’t think these are available in Australia. Not even sure of you can still get them in the States.
They are sold at truck stop locations. I held one just yesterday and it was roughly $12.00 here in upstate New York.
Hmm…Why does this remind me of Mr. Pitt? 😉 (from the 90s sitcom Seinfeld)
Cutting it with a knife and eating it with a fork? Hahaha