Mars, Inc. gave us the PB Max candy bar in 1990, but took it away soon after. Peanut butter and oats on top of a whole-grain cookie covered with chocolate... it didn't sound good either.
The Caravelle by Peter Paul was all the rage in the 70's. Like a 100 Grand bar, the Caravelle used caramel, crisped rice and milk chocolate to sheer perfection.
A distant cousin of Pop Rocks, Space Dust candy was released around the same time of its relative. It was snap, crackle and pop candy that fizzed on your tongue.
Not content with owning the sports drink market, Quaker Oats introduced Gatorgum in the late 70's. Unfortunately, the gum only caused "wet mouth" and did not quench thirst.
Oh, baby! You can still get a Sugar Daddy, but not this massive 1 pound, 17 inch behemoth of a candy bar. Dentists rejoiced the day this monster was discontinued.
First sold in the U.S. in 1973, the Marathon candy bar was made famous by ads starring John Wayne's son, Patrick. The braided caramel and milk chocolate bar ended its run in 1981.
Introduced in 1987, the Bar None was a delectable bite of cocoa wafer, chocolate filling, peanuts and milk chocolate. Caramel was added in '93 but the bar disappeared soon after.
Containing nougat, peanuts and caramel, the Bug Time candy bar was produced by Hollywood. The company was sold to Hershey's in 1998 and the Big Time bar was no more.
To understand how big a star Reggie Jackson was in the 70's, all you have to do is grab yourself a Reggie Bar. Caramel and Peanuts... perfect combo, like Reggie and the Yankees.
Another candy from Hollywood, the Butternut Bar consisted of caramel and peanuts surrounded by milk chocolate. Hershey's discontinued the line after purchasing the company.
Dr. Pepper Gum was a gum and a soda (syrup) all wrapped in one. Popular in the 80's, the Dr. Pepper Gum's syrupy middle wasn't too popular was was discontinued.
It was air... not chocolate... that gave the Choco'Lite its hook. Nestle created this airy bar in the 1970's but stopped its production when it failed to catch on.
8 sticks for 10-cents. That's the kind of fun and value that Ice Cream Gum provided. The clown on the cover was a little creepy, but the chocolate, vanilla and strawberry flavors were not.
Not to be confused with his oompa-loompas, Willy Wonka produced Oompas candy that were available with chocolate or fruit-chewy flavors. Sold by Nestle... and discontinued by Nestle.
How about this lil' bag of nostalgia from the 60's? Bag O Gold (or Gold Mine) included 2 ounces of gold-colored gum that was a favorite of kids and miners all over the country.
The regular PayDay candy bar still exists, but in the 80's Hershey's introduced a limited edition Milk Chocolate version. Short-lived, this PayDay only lives in our memories.
This chocolate-covered white nougat candy bar was indeed a Powerhouse. Created by Peter Paul, the company abandoned the line in the 80's.
Not to be confused with the soft drink, the Seven-Up Candy Bar got its name from having seven connected pieces. The soda company bought the bar and retired it to avoid any confusion.
Popular in the midwest, Snirkles were caramel and vanilla-swirled nougat goodness released in 1920. Hard to find these days, hence it's "almost-discontinued" label.
Originally produced by the Welch company in 1965 as a companion to Sugar Baby and Sugar Daddy, the chocolate-covered caramel suckers have been off the shelves since the 80's.
Consisting of two wafers covered with peanuts and coated chocolate, Mars manufactured the Summit Bar in the early 80's only to end its run soon thereafter.
First produced by the Willy Wonka Company, Wacky Wafers were flavored... uh, wafers. Discontinued after the company was purchased by Nestle.
Introduced in 1992, Hershey's combined everything that's wonderful about cookies, candy and mints. It's brought into circulation now and then, but remains discontinued overall.
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