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Snickers

Snickers continues to be one of American's favorite candy bars. OK, I admit it! This is the one I sneak out of the warehouse when no one is looking. Please, don't tell anyone.

The Mars Bar has a new name - Snickers Almond Bar. It is a candy bar with roasted almonds, nougat, caramel and milk chocolate. The name changed in 2000.

Snickers candy bar

History

The Snickers bar was first introduced in 1930 and sold for 5 cents. The name came from one of the Mar's family's favorite horses. Snickers continues today as the top selling candy bar in the United States.

We first saw the Mars Bar in the United States in 1936. It contained nougat and almonds topped with caramel and covered with milk chocolate. It was renamed the Snickers Almond bar in 2000.

Snickers Memories

Snickers candy box Snickers are the favorite candy bar of my Grandmother and she instilled a love for the candy in her grandchildren. When she would come to visit us she would bring hordes of candy, but her biggest quantity of one candy was Snickers.

Traditionally in our family they are called "Sweet Dreams" because she would place one bar under each of us children's pillows at night. When we went up to bed we dove under our pillow and come up with a Snickers that we would eat then and there in the dark, no matter if we had already brushed our teeth, we had a "sweet dream" of a Snicker! ~ Jessica from Georgia

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