The candy bars that made the list were judged by originality and taste.
The 5 Best Tasting Candy Bars In The U.S.: The Original 3 Musketeers Candy Bar
3 Musketeers was introduced to the public in 1932 and manufactured by M&M/MARS. The product is called 3 Musketeers because of the original design that included three pieces; vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry.
3 Musketeers candy bar is made of chocolate flavored nougat that’s covered with rich milk chocolate. Nougat is made by whipping egg whites until they are frothy. Sugar syrup is added to the egg whites to stabilize the foam.
The creamy chocolate center is thick, but melts in your mouth and doesn’t stick to your teeth. Great candy bar when you’re craving an afternoon chocolate rush.
The 5 Best Tasting Candy Bars In The U.S.: Twix Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars
Twix has two skinny candy bars per package. It is manufactured by Mars, Inc. and was first produced in 1967 in the U.K. It was introduced to American citizens in 1979.
A Twix bar consists of biscuit finger that is topped with caramel. Then, it is covered with a thin chocolate layer. Twix is great for consumers who like a crunchy sweet treat.
The 5 Best Tasting Candy Bars In The U.S.: Original Milky Way
Milky Way candy bar hit the market in 1923. By 1926 it sold for 5 cents each. A Milky Way is made up of what’s best in Twix and 3 Musketeers, which is nougat (see ingredients of 3 Musketeers), caramel, and milk chocolate. Milky Way is the creamiest candy bar on the list.
The 5 Best Tasting Candy Bars In The U.S.: Kit Kat
Kit Kat’s manufactures have varied over the years. When Kit Kat hit the market, Rowntree Limited in England manufactured it until the company was purchased by Nestle in 1988. However, in the U.S. Kit Kat is produced by Hershey. Kit Kat is available in 70 countries.
A Kit Kat bar can be snapped into four ways to share with your friends. The candy bar is a wafer covered in smooth milk chocolate. Most kids love Kit Kats. The candy bar was named after the KitKat Club, which was a whig literacy club during the 18th century.
The 5 Best Tasting Candy Bars In The U.S.: Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Candy Bar
Milton S. Hershey created the recipe for the milk chocolate bar in 1900. He returned to his hometown of Derry Church, PA (now called Hershey, PA) and established his chocolate manufacturing plant.
Hershey’s milk chocolate bar is the first born of the Hershey Family. Creamy milk chocolate with the famous logo swims in your mouth like a decadent swirl of chocolate syrupy.
Not only do these candy bars make a great sweet treat, they also make the perfect addition to a gift basket. Just remember not to over eat. Too much of a good thing is bad for everyone.
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“Twix,” Mars Foods Services.
“Milky Way Brand Facts,” MilkyWayBar.com
“About Kit Kat,” kitkat.com
“Hershey’s Product History,” Hersheys.com