24 Discontinued Candy [Or Are They?!]

Ah, the sweet taste of nostalgia! If you’re anything like me, you’ve often found yourself reminiscing about those delightful candy bars from days gone by.

The ones that made our childhoods a little sweeter, our days a bit brighter, and our memories ever so cherished.

But have you ever stopped to wonder which of those beloved treats have vanished from store shelves, and which ones have managed to stand the test of time?

In this article, we’ll embark on a delicious journey through some iconic candy bars, some of which have sadly been discontinued, while others continue to tantalize our taste buds.

But here’s the twist: not all the candy bars on this list have been relegated to the annals of history.

Some are still out there, waiting for you to rediscover them. The question is, can you guess which ones?

So, dear reader, as you delve into this sugary saga, I challenge you: can you distinguish between the lost treasures and the enduring classics?

Dive in, and let’s find out together!

5th Avenue Bars

A crunchy peanut butter bar covered in rich milk chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 1930s
  • Flavor: Peanut butter and milk chocolate

Atomic Fireballs

A spicy cinnamon-flavored hard candy that offers a fiery kick.

  • Manufacturer: Ferrara Candy Company
  • Decade Released: 1950s
  • Flavor: Cinnamon

Baby Ruth Candy Bars

A combination of peanuts, caramel, and chocolate-flavored nougat covered in milk chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Ferrero
  • Decade Released: 1920s
  • Flavor: Peanuts, caramel, and chocolate

Bazooka Bubble Gum

A classic pink-colored bubble gum with a small comic strip inside the wrapper.

  • Manufacturer: Topps
  • Decade Released: 1940s
  • Flavor: Original bubble gum

Big League Chew

Shredded bubble gum packed in a pouch, resembling chewing tobacco.

  • Manufacturer: Ford Gum & Machine Co.
  • Decade Released: 1980s
  • Flavor: Various flavors

Coffee Nut M&M

Coffee-flavored M&M’s with a nutty center.

  • Manufacturer: Mars, Incorporated
  • Decade Released: 2010s
  • Flavor: Coffee and nut

Creme Savers

Creamy fruit-flavored hard candies, reminiscent of fruit and cream swirls.

  • Manufacturer: Nabisco
  • Decade Released: 1990s
  • Flavor: Various fruit and cream combinations

Heath Bars

A candy bar made of toffee covered in milk chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 1920s
  • Flavor: Toffee and milk chocolate

Hot Tamales

Chewy cinnamon-flavored candies with a spicy kick.

  • Manufacturer: Just Born
  • Decade Released: 1950s
  • Flavor: Cinnamon

Nips Candy

Hard caramel candies with a creamy center.

  • Manufacturer: Nestlé
  • Decade Released: 1920s
  • Flavor: Caramel and cream

Oh Henry Candy Bars

A candy bar made of peanuts, caramel, and fudge covered in chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Ferrero
  • Decade Released: 1920s
  • Flavor: Peanuts, caramel, fudge, and chocolate

Runts Candy

Fruit-shaped and flavored hard candies.

  • Manufacturer: Nestlé
  • Decade Released: 1980s
  • Flavor: Various fruit flavors

Skittles Dips

Classic Skittles candies coated with a creamy yogurt flavor.

  • Manufacturer: Mars, Incorporated
  • Decade Released: 2010s
  • Flavor: Fruit and yogurt

Skor Bars

A thin toffee bar covered in milk chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 1980s
  • Flavor: Toffee and milk chocolate

Sour Skittles

Sour-coated Skittles candies in various fruit flavors.

  • Manufacturer: Mars, Incorporated
  • Decade Released: 2000s
  • Flavor: Sour fruit

Sugar Daddy Candy

A caramel lollipop on a stick.

  • Manufacturer: Tootsie Roll Industries
  • Decade Released: 1920s
  • Flavor: Caramel

Square Jolly Ranchers

A square Jolly Rancher is a hard candy with a square shape, offering the same intense fruit flavors as the traditional Jolly Rancher but in a different form.

  • Manufacturer: The Hershey Company
  • Decade Released: 1940s (original Jolly Rancher candies)
  • Flavor: Various, including cherry, blue raspberry, grape, apple, and watermelon.

Take 5 Candy Bars

A candy bar made of pretzels, caramel, peanuts, peanut butter, and chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 2000s
  • Flavor: Pretzel, caramel, peanuts, peanut butter, and chocolate

Warheads

Extreme sour hard candies.

  • Manufacturer: Impact Confections
  • Decade Released: 1990s
  • Flavor: Extreme sour fruit

Watermelon Laffy Taffy

The Watermelon flavor of Laffy Taffy candy.

  • Manufacturer: Nestlé (previously Willy Wonka Candy Company)
  • Decade Released: 1970s
  • Flavor: Watermelon

Whatchamacallit Candy Bars

A candy bar made of peanut-flavored crisp with caramel and chocolate.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 1970s
  • Flavor: Peanut, caramel, and chocolate

Yogos

Fruit-flavored yogurt-covered bits.

  • Manufacturer: Kellogg’s
  • Decade Released: 2000s
  • Flavor: Fruit and yogurt

Zagnut Candy Bars

A candy bar made of peanut brittle with cocoa and toasted coconut.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 1930s
  • Flavor: Peanut, cocoa, and coconut

Zero Candy Bars

A candy bar made of caramel, peanut, and almond nougat covered in white fudge.

  • Manufacturer: Hershey’s
  • Decade Released: 1920s
  • Flavor: Caramel, peanut, almond, and white fudge