Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Peanut Butter Kisses

These aren’t really called Peanut Butter Kisses ... I believe those are molasses taffy with a bit of peanut butter inside of them and are often wrapped in black or orange waxed paper with twisted ends. The real name of these is Hershey’s Kisses filled with Peanut Butter.


PB Kisses were introduced as a limited edition item but were quickly deemed popular enough to become part of the regular repertoire and were added in June 2006.

The PB Kiss sports a light gold wrapper with red wiggly stripes and the word Peanut Butter on the foil. The little red flags say Peanut Butter as well. The Kisses look a little different out of the wrapper, the shell is smoother. These Kisses are molded instead of being extruded, so they’re shiny.

Inside the milk chocolate shell is a little dab of peanut butter filling. It’s got a good roasted flavor with a little hit of salt. It’s not super-smoothed like a Reese’s Pieces, but more like the inside of a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup (but not quite as crumbly).

They’re very tasty and quite addictive. The only problem I have with them is they’re a little greasy feeling when you take them out of the foil - I know that’s because of the peanut butter.

I’m not quite sure why these needed to be created though ... how different are then from the Reese’s Miniatures, except that there’s only one wrapper on them instead of a cup and a wrapper? The ratio, which everyone knows is very important with peanut butter items, is different though - there’s less peanut butter to chocolate here. So if you’re a chocolate fan but not so keen on a giganto hit of peanut butter, this may be your new favorite candy.

I picked these up at the 99 Cent Only Store and at 99 cents for an 11 ounce bag, they’re quite a deal. Don’t worry, they’re not three years old or anything, I’ve got the Hershey’s code!

Name: Kisses filled with Peanut Butter
  • 10 SUPERB
  • 9 YUMMY
  • 8 TASTY
  • 7 WORTH IT
  • 4 BENIGN
Brand: Hershey's
Place Purchased: 99 Cent Only Store
Price: 99 cents!
Size: 11 ounces
Calories per ounce: 159
Categories: Chocolate, Peanut, United States, Hershey

POSTED BY Cybele AT 8:52 am Tracker Pixel for Entry    

  1. these kisses are extra yummy after they spend a little time in the freezer!

    Comment by steph on 10/04/06 at 2:49 pm #
  2. Ah! It’s cruel to put here these pictures…I want to eat it al!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Jane on 10/04/06 at 3:49 pm #
  3. I am still waiting for them to bring back toffee kisses….wanna talk adictive….mmmmmm

    Comment by Amy on 10/05/06 at 8:43 am #
  4. I got these at 99 Cent Only too…I think I killed the bag in two days.  So addictive.

    Comment by Alex on 10/05/06 at 9:45 am #
  5. Did not know that kisses came with peanut butter…awesome. Got to get them smile

    Comment by MillionDollarCountDown on 10/07/06 at 2:08 pm #
  6. One of the secretarie…I mean, “executive assistants” in my office brought in a bag of these things last week.

    Last night I bought three bags at 75% off at Ralphs. I love those stupid little things. The peanut butter seems much softer than a Reese’s, almost like a sauce. Maybe that’s my imagination. Or maybe it gets melted by the heat of my mouth as I eat it?

    Whatever. These little things are fantastic.

    Comment by Bruce Anderson on 11/10/06 at 4:47 am #
  7. I would like to try these delicous looking treats. I just need to know where I can order them. Anyone can help me please??

    Comment by Meredith on 4/26/10 at 10:24 am #
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