Saturday, March 22, 2008

Tootsie Pop Drops

Tootsie Pop DropsTootsie Pop Drops are back.

This is what I remember about the original Tootsie Pop Drops: they were about the size of a quarter, they came in all the Tootsie Pop flavors and they were individually wrapped.

The new version differs in two ways from that: they are not individually wrapped and they are smaller (about the same diameter as a penny).

The do still come in the same flavors as the regular lollies.

Tootsie Pop Drops are marketed as Tootsie Pops without the Stick! I also like to think that they are Tootsie Pops without as much packaging (after all, they’re not individually wrapped and have no rolled-paper stick). Perhaps they’re the eco-sensitive Tootsie Pop!

Tootsie Pop DropsThe come in five flavors: Cherry, Chocolate, Orange, Blue Raspberry and Grape. (I’m guessing they’re using the Blue Raspberry because the regular red Raspberry looks too similar to the Cherry.)

The original version was sold (to the best of my recollection) either in bulk bins or in pre-pack bags of at least 10 ounces or so, just like Tootsie Rolls. There was no single serve package available.

Tootsie Pop Drops

Out of the little plasticized foil pouch they’re a bit dusty (I wiped them off for the photo, cuz I like my candy dead sexy), probably from the friction of rubbing together making candy dust. They’re pretty easy to tell apart, really only the chocolate and grape are a bit difficult to discern from time to time. There were about 16 drops to a bag.

They fit in the mouth nicely and the best thing about them is that they’re much smoother than the Tootsie Pops.

If there’s one thing that I can’t stand about Tootsie Pops it’s that they’re real mouth-abusers. There are little voids and air bubbles in the candy that get sharp and have a tendency to cause little tears on the roof of my mouth.

These fit easily in the roof of the mouth and for some reason have no bubbles or sharp bits.

Tootsie Pop Drops (Close Up with Penny)They’re exceptionally easy to eat whether you’re a cruncher or a sucker.

I liked the old larger size, if only because the proportions more closely resembled a Tootsie Pop. These are more like the dreadful Blow Pop Minis, except they don’t suck. For some reason, I don’t mind a little nibble of Tootsie Roll at the center instead of nugget, probably because it’s a Tootsie Roll, which I prefer in combination, not as the main event.

That said, the amount of Tootsie Roll at the center seemed to vary. (And the sample in the photo above was something that I dissolved away in my mouth so some loss due to tastiness is to be expected). There were certainly instances where it seemed like much more Tootsie Roll than depicted in the photo.

The flavors are all decent. In fact, I even liked the Cherry.

My ranking of Tootsie Pop (& Drop) flavors goes like this:

  • Orange
  • Grape
  • Chocolate
  • Blue Raspberry
  • Cherry
  • In the bags that I got, the randomness was less than balanced. I opened four bags just to get three Blue Raspberry for the photos, and one bag was almost all Orange (not that I’m complaining, please see ranking above).

    This sort of format would make Tootsie Pop Drops a good movie candy ... it’s made up of small pieces, easy to share and a good variety of taste and texture.

    Tootsie Pop DropsTootsie Roll was kind enough to send me an extra box to give away to readers. Yes, that’s a whole box of 24 package (2.25 ounces each). And maybe some other stuff if there’s room in the box.

    So, if you’d like to try these resurrected treats (far better than the Good & Fruity as Zombie candies go) here are the rules:

     

  • I can only ship to addresses in the USA or Canada (so if you don’t live in one of those places but want to play along, feel free, but you’ll have to give me a North American address)
  • Leave one comment with an email address that works (so I can notify you, don’t worry, no one else sees it) and answer the following question: What was the last piece of candy you ate?
  • All comments must be left by March 29th, 11 PM Pacific time in order to be eligible
  • If there is a problem with the commenting system (which wouldn’t surprise me), you may also email your entry using the subject line “Tootsie Pop Drop Drawing”
  • If you can’t wait to see if you’ve won, these should be appearing in convenience stores right now.

    UPDATE 3/29/2008: SugarHog is also giving away a box! So is Candy Yum Yum!

    Also, for those who mentioned the old format where they sold Tootsie Pop Drops in a roll, I found a picture on Flickr. The old tagline was “We filled the hole with a Tootsie Roll” (because they were sold like Lifesavers).

    Finally, I have to bump the rating up to a 9 out of 10 (from my original 8 out of 10 rating). I’ve eaten five bags since this review, that pretty much means they’re yummy.

    UPDATE: 4/1/2008: I drew a winner over the weekend and it was Maggi! Congratulations. The box o’ TPDs is on its way (along with some other stuff like two bags of Tootsie Pops and some of the recent Snickers Limited Edition bars but I can’t guarantee how they’ll take the heat).

    Comments are open again so you’re free to talk about anything now, but the drawing is closed. I really enjoyed hearing what everyone was eating, I hope you did too!

    Related Candies

    1. Good and Fruity
    2. Candy Teases: Edition Three
    3. Tootsie Rolls & Fruit Rolls
    4. Tootsie Pops - Regular & Super Sized
    5. Tootsie Roll Mini Chews
    Name: Tootsie Pop Drops
      RATING:
    • 10 SUPERB
    • 9 YUMMY
    • 8 TASTY
    • 7 WORTH IT
    • 6 TEMPTING
    • 5 PLEASANT
    • 4 BENIGN
    • 3 UNAPPEALING
    • 2 APPALLING
    • 1 INEDIBLE
    Brand: Tootsie
    Place Purchased: samples from Tootsie
    Price: $.75 retail
    Size: 2.25ounces
    Calories per ounce: 106
    Categories: Chew, Hard Candy, United States, Tootsie

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    Comments
    1. The last piece of candy I ate was a Nestle’s Dark Chocolate Caramel Treasure.  I am SO glad Tootsie Pop Drops are back - they were one of my favorites.

      Comment by Debbie Cavitt on 3/24/08 at 7:34 am #
    2. The last piece of candy I ate was a Lindt Chocolate lamb I pilfered from my kid’s Easter basket.

      Comment by Kimberly on 3/24/08 at 7:49 am #
    3. Currently munching on Heath bar minis.

      Comment by Meg on 3/24/08 at 7:49 am #
    4. The Easter Bunny was kind enough to leave me a large bag of Swedish Fish! I’ve been chomping on those since 10 am yesterday!

      Comment by Alli on 3/24/08 at 7:56 am #
    5. The last candy I ate was a free sample my boyfriend picked up at the grocery store on Saturday:  a Hershey’s Bliss milk chocolate meltaway.  It was pretty good too!  smile

      Comment by Patti on 3/24/08 at 8:11 am #
    6. I ate a resses PB egg last night after dinner… I have been dying for my one pb egg I allow myself each easter and it was worth every single tasty little bite!!!  They are deadly for me - I could eat case after case if I didn’t restrict myself!

      Comment by Stephany on 3/24/08 at 8:18 am #
    7. Nerds Bumpy Jelly Beans!!

      Comment by David on 3/24/08 at 8:22 am #
    8. I just ate a mini Snickers.

      I had some of these mini Tootsie Pops and the little bit of Tootsie roll in side was way too small.  I had that problem with the mini Blowpops too. 

      Oh… now my last candy was a Cadbury’s mini egg.

      Comment by g on 3/24/08 at 8:28 am #
    9. The last piece of candy I ate was a soft lemon stick! mmmmm

      Comment by Ashley on 3/24/08 at 8:46 am #
    10. Butterfinger filled chocolate egg, soooo tasty!

      Comment by Liz on 3/24/08 at 8:52 am #
    11. The last piece of candy I ate was the ears off of a chocolate Easter bunny.  It was so good, I ended up eating the face too!!

      Comment by Noelle on 3/24/08 at 8:52 am #
    12. I think the “healthy harvest” granola bars count as candy…they’re evil. 

      Besides that, I had a handful of clearance jelly beans.  Good stuff!

      Comment by Michaela on 3/24/08 at 9:01 am #
    13. The last candy I ate was a bag of Cadbury Mini Eggs (the small bag, I swear!).  My favorite spring time chocolate candy, by far.

      Comment by Rob on 3/24/08 at 9:05 am #
    14. The last piece of candy I ate was a Wonka Shocker in purple.

      Comment by Anna on 3/24/08 at 9:07 am #
    15. The last piece of candy I ate was I section of Sharffen Berger Semisweet Dark Chocolate—it is my favorite bar for nibbling….IN THE WORLD!

      Comment by Mary Hinckley on 3/24/08 at 9:31 am #
    16. the last candy bar i had was a zero bar.  it was ok, not as fresh as i would have liked.  as much as i wanted to stay on track, i am very tempted to get me some P off easter candy too!!!

      Comment by jeremyk on 3/24/08 at 9:41 am #
    17. I just ate some giant Smarties (the American kind, not the Canadian chocolate ones!)

      Comment by cupcake_girl on 3/24/08 at 9:42 am #
    18. my brother made these cream-filled chocolate eggs made with chocolate, sugar, and mashed potatoes (yeah, sounds a little weird).  that’s the last piece of candy i had.

      Comment by marissa on 3/24/08 at 9:49 am #
    19. The last piece of candy I ate was a caramel cream. . we got a bunch for Easter in 3 flavors—original, chocolate and strawberry.

      Love those tootsie pop drops.  I gave the lollipops away as my treat during school counselor’s week.

      Comment by chris on 3/24/08 at 9:55 am #
    20. The last candy I had was an amazing Mo’s Bacon Bar (from Vosges).

      Comment by Kelly on 3/24/08 at 9:56 am #
    21. The last piece of candy that I ate was a Brachs Christmans Nougat (peppermint), one of the last in my desk drawer left over from the massive after-Christmas 50% off haul I got after driving to 6 different grocery stores and drug stores on Dec 26 before finally finding one that carried it.


      I don’t especially like peppermint, but my grandmother (God rest her soul) always had these in a crystal jar on the coffee table when we would take the Christmas version of our twice-yearly long drives to visit them, and they bring back nice memories.

      (She would also have a handfull of those assorted Brach’s hard Christmas candies melting together in another bowl - you needed an ice pick to separate those into mouth-sized bites).

      Comment by spinetingler on 3/24/08 at 9:58 am #
    22. the last piece of candy I had, about an hour ago, was a Hershey’s Extra Dark square. It has milk fat and milk in the ingredients list. How is this dark chocolate??? Sadly the last piece of the two lb box of See’s I got for my birthday (March 8th) is long gone. *sob*

      Comment by Debe on 3/24/08 at 10:01 am #
    23. a Cherry Blossom Kit Kat from Japan!

      Comment by Beth! on 3/24/08 at 10:15 am #
    24. I just ate a piece of Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate from my daughter’s Easter bounty.

      Comment by Doreen on 3/24/08 at 10:37 am #
    25. The last piece of candy I ate was a dark chocolate ferrero rocher!

      Comment by Enza on 3/24/08 at 10:49 am #
    26. WOW!! Why is this not available in stores?? I am addicted to Tootsie Pops but somehow it looks less than professional to be sucking one while you teach. I would LOVE the chance to try the drops—or if you have any idea on where to get them myself! YUM!! The last candy (actually, what I am currently enjoying) is chocolate covered orange peel from Godiva. I love the bitter/sweet combo. Any ideas on how to make lemon dipped?

      Comment by KristinaYellow on 3/24/08 at 10:58 am #
    27. I just grabbed a few Nerds jelly beans… those things are addictive!

      Comment by LK on 3/24/08 at 11:03 am #
    28. the last piece of candy i ate was a hersheys kiss with rasberry inside. they are limited edition and white chocalate with rasberry stripes. sooo good! i love t pops so i cant wait to try the drops!

      Comment by grace on 3/24/08 at 11:24 am #
    29. My son received a small bag of some kind of Twizzlers in his Easter basket yesterday (came from other family) and I had to try it because it was something I have never seen before…Man that wasn’t good at all…It was like this super sweet yogurty covered Twizzler bite…They were each about the size of an M&M but WOW the sugar was unbearable and the nibs inside were rock hard…I need something new to take that memory away lol!

      Comment by ~Kimberly G on 3/24/08 at 11:25 am #
    30. The last candy I ate was a Japanese candy called Kanro Iroenpitsu candy which are shaped liked crayons and the inside is sour xD

      Comment by Eileen D. on 3/24/08 at 11:39 am #
    31. Viola violet licorice by Haribo!

      Comment by hausvonstone on 3/24/08 at 11:42 am #
    32. The last candy I ate was a Nut Goodie.

      Comment by Jennifer J on 3/24/08 at 11:46 am #
    33. An hour ago I had some of the sweet, sweet heaven that is Robin’s Eggs. Then I had some more, because you can’t stop once you start. Oops.

      Comment by Liz on 3/24/08 at 12:28 pm #
    34. Mmm! I have a bloody mouth from a late night binge on tootsie pops! These sound like a great alternative.

      Comment by molly on 3/24/08 at 1:15 pm #
    35. I think the last piece of candy I ate was a splitz laffy taffy, which are discontinued now.

      Or a Chocolate Banana Hi-Chew.

      :}

      Comment by Shane on 3/24/08 at 1:35 pm #
    36. Last I ate was a white chocolate Lindt bunny… in its entirety.

      Comment by Sara on 3/24/08 at 2:14 pm #
    37. the last piece of candy i ate was a happy hippo from kinder.  i had a difficult time eating the face because it was so cute, but it was extremely tasty.

      Comment by ashley on 3/24/08 at 2:35 pm #
    38. Just finished egg 1 of 6 in my 3rd box of Scotchmallow Eggs this season (at your recommendation of course)!  Just moved to LA last summer, so See’s is still new to me. 

      I love tootsie pops, I have received many strange looks after admitting this to others.  Especially orange and chocolate… scrapy sharp bits and all.

      Comment by Ace on 3/24/08 at 2:58 pm #
    39. last piece of candy   mike and ike jelly beans they rocked!  they had grape flavor yum!  i cant wait for the tootsie pop drops to hit stores   they were my favorite as a kid   i loved the chocolate and the orange .

      Comment by annmarie on 3/24/08 at 3:18 pm #
    40. I ate the head of my Lindt dark chocolate rabbit.  He had it comin’!

      I loved all things Tootsie Pop when I was little.  My grandmother used to give me a piggy bank shaped like a giant Tootsie Roll that was filled with the mini-rolls.  It was fun to empty the bank and then fill it.  I’m sure I spent all those pennies on more candy.

      Comment by Marie on 3/24/08 at 3:20 pm #
    41. I’ve never seen these and I’m a fan of hard candy!  Last candy I had was a Reese’s Fudge & PB Egg.

      Comment by Patrick on 3/24/08 at 4:24 pm #
    42. Retro starburst “disco berry”, in a package of regular starburst flavors.  You got a great blog going on here lolol.

      Comment by mbnh31782 on 3/24/08 at 4:26 pm #
    43. I would love to be put in the drawing for the Tootsie Drops!  I remember the original drops a few years back!  My son is a Celiac and Tootsie candies are some on his “safe list!”  YEAH!  I love your blog and pop in every week or so!

      Comment by Jody on 3/24/08 at 4:39 pm #
    44. I forgot to tell you the last candy I had….A Cadbury Creme Egg.  I saw that someone had an ORANGE creme one??  MMMmmmmm! Sounds delish!

      Comment by Jody on 3/24/08 at 4:41 pm #
    45. The last candy I ate was a Reeses’ peanut butter egg, hitting my chocolate craving right in the face =D

      Comment by TabbieWolf on 3/24/08 at 4:42 pm #
    46. I had a small container of mini egg shaped Whoppers

      Comment by Julie Schaeffer on 3/24/08 at 5:20 pm #
    47. I found this site via googling to figure out what the awesome Cadbury candies were called that I had at work yesterday. So I was eating the Dark Chocolate Mini Eggs while doing the search. YUM! I now have a mission to find them marked down in the after-Easter sales this week.

      Comment by Louann on 3/24/08 at 6:37 pm #
    48. I just had a chocolate-covered blueberry from Trader Joe.

      Comment by CJ on 3/24/08 at 7:04 pm #
    49. The last candy I ate was a mix of See’s mini chocolate Easter eggs and some Nerds crunchy jelly beans.  Delicious!

      Comment by Alex on 3/24/08 at 8:09 pm #
    50. I just finished some tropical flavored Jelly Bellys!

      Comment by Lisann on 3/25/08 at 1:03 am #
    51. I ate Hershey’s kisses last night. I don’t know why but they remain my favorite for 40 years. No matter how great other chocholate is, I always love kisses the best- especially molk chocolate. I love the dark too but the others are my favorite. I always remember them being the same size.

      Comment by Phyll on 3/25/08 at 1:42 am #
    52. the last candy that i enjoyed was a lindt ‘bug’ they’re hazelnut and cripsyness covered in chocolate and shaped like little bugs and bees xD they’re uberly cute and quite tasty!

      Comment by Erica on 3/25/08 at 4:03 am #
    53. I’m digging on the M&M Peanut Butter Speck-tacular Eggs.

      Comment by Scott on 3/25/08 at 4:19 am #
    54. I just had some fizzy powder-filled lemon drops from a local Asian grocery store. They were called “Doctor Cow Coolsome.” Stale as all heck, but at least I get to say I tried a candy called “Doctor Cow Coolsome.”

      Comment by Laurie on 3/25/08 at 5:34 am #
    55. Last piece of candy: Chewy Sweet Tart, green apple flavor.  Gawd I love those things…

      Comment by Maggi on 3/25/08 at 5:38 am #
    56. The last piece of candy I ate was the Five Star caramel bar. I’m reading Candyfreak right now and he really inspired me to go out and find them. Next in line is the hazelnut bar - I’m pretty excited!

      Comment by Kristin on 3/25/08 at 6:12 am #
    57. Yuck - the last candy I ate was a Bnatal green apple lozenge for my extreme morning sickness.  To think they call these things “candy” is appaling.  I would much rather suck on these Tootsie Drops all day to ease my tummy!

      Comment by Julie Stewart on 3/25/08 at 6:47 am #
    58. Had a GooGoo Supreme yesterday. I prefer it with peanuts.

      Comment by Chris B. on 3/25/08 at 6:59 am #
    59. Nerds (apple coated watermelon). And not just a few, but a whole mini-box mouth-full, because that’s how we did it as kids in Brooklyn (and sometimes, I forget that I’m grown up).

      Comment by Marina on 3/25/08 at 7:27 am #
    60. I just ate a hazelnut truffle from a three-story box of chocolates from Costco (and there are none left… Heh)

      Comment by Pat on 3/25/08 at 7:35 am #
    61. mmmm dark chocolate 100 grand bar (these ‘limited editions’ need to become permanent!)

      Comment by sunny on 3/25/08 at 7:48 am #
    62. The last piece of candy I ate was a nerds bumpy jelly bean (well several of them to be precise).  I had seen them in the stores and then after you reviewed them I had to try them.  I just finished off the bag of them today…I had way too many green ones in my bag, but other than that they are quite tasty jelly beans.

      Comment by Erika Gold on 3/25/08 at 8:39 am #
    63. The last piece of candy I ate was a snickers creme sports egg. Before that, however, was a raspberry tootsie pop. Woot for serendipity…

      Comment by zac ashbaugh on 3/25/08 at 8:39 am #
    64. A square of Dove dark chocolate

      Comment by ah-ha on 3/25/08 at 9:30 am #
    65. I had a Cadbury orange cream egg a little while ago. I was not terribly in love with it.  But like you said when you reviewed it, better than a regular Cadbury cream egg.

      Comment by Hilary on 3/25/08 at 12:10 pm #
    66. A pack of mini Whoppers while finishing up the work day.  5:00 candy buzz!

      Comment by liz on 3/25/08 at 1:04 pm #
    67. Reese peanut butter egg (bought on post-Easter sale, naturally!)

      Comment by emily on 3/25/08 at 1:30 pm #
    68. The last piece of candy I ate was a mini 3 Musketeers.

      Comment by Eleanor on 3/25/08 at 1:38 pm #
    69. York Peppermint Patty (the Easter ones), on sale Yay!

      Comment by Cheryl on 3/25/08 at 2:04 pm #
    70. Mike and Ike Tangy Jelly Beans on sale from Easter.  They were pretty good, actually.

      Comment by Sarah H. on 3/25/08 at 2:17 pm #
    71. I remember these Tootsie drops!  The last piece of candy I ate was a block of Belgian dark chocolate from Dylan’s Candy Bar.

      Comment by Brenne on 3/25/08 at 2:55 pm #
    72. The last piece of candy I ate was a Robin’s Egg (a.k.a. a candy-coated Whopper)!

      Comment by Alison on 3/25/08 at 3:31 pm #
    73. I am SO excited to see these available again!  You are SO right about tootsie pop suckers being mouth abusers - lol, I had never really considered it - just accepted it as a part of loving them.

      Anyway - last piece of candy I ate was a malted milk type easter egg candy swiped from my one of my kids plastic eggs! ;0

      Thanks for sharing!

      Comment by elizabeth on 3/25/08 at 4:18 pm #
    74. I just finished off my package of egg-shaped Orange Creme Peeps this morning.

      I can’t ever remember having Tootsie Pop Drops, but my mom’s told me about them many times. smile

      Comment by Danielle on 3/25/08 at 4:23 pm #
    75. oooh those look so yummy. I just tried a box of goody & fruity this weekend, I’m so disappointed :’( those were one of my fav candies growing up and they ruined them.

      Just before I clicked on this post I had just savored a dark chocolate, cocoa coated truffle from enstroms ...mmmmmmmmmmmmmm

      Comment by twoluvcats on 3/25/08 at 5:46 pm #
    76. TOOTSIE ROLL MIDGES! Crazy awesome. grin (Or was it smoothie jelly bellys??)

      Comment by Hannah B. on 3/25/08 at 5:46 pm #
    77. The last piece of candy I ate was an easter milk chocolate M&M.

      HOWEVER—

      I think I should get extra credit as, before I turned 10, I was one of those kids who actually counted how many licks it took to get to the center of a tootsie pop.  I mailed it it to M&M Mars, and, to my delight, got a fab certificate (which I think is still at my parents house.)

      Award me the tootsie pop drops, and I will tell you, and only you, how many licks that was.

      Comment by Marcy on 3/25/08 at 6:12 pm #
    78. I had a See’s Bordeaux a little while ago. :D

      Comment by KM on 3/25/08 at 7:34 pm #
    79. The last candy that I ate was Dark Chocolate Hershey Kisses - chopped and mixed with golden raisins, pistachios, and a sprinkle of ginger. A delightful after dinner treat!

      Comment by Rachel on 3/25/08 at 7:49 pm #
    80. I’d like to win some Tootsie Drop candies! The last candy I ate was a raspberry 3 musketeers. I hope they come out in a bar size! I also would love to see some new Milky Way combos/mixes as they’re my fave!

      Comment by Rachael on 3/25/08 at 8:13 pm #
    81. Yesterday, I finished off a box of chocolate covered peanuts I bought at a candy maker in Gatlinburg, TN. I also had some spearmint taffy from the same store.

      Comment by Bo Link on 3/25/08 at 8:26 pm #
    82. Last candy I ate is Ricolla cough drops..I know.it’s nasty :(  Had to do something about the itchy throat

      Comment by Anna on 3/26/08 at 5:04 am #
    83. I just had a Lime Tootsie Roll Fruit Roll, even though Cherry is my favorite, but I ate them all! Yum!

      Comment by Natalia on 3/26/08 at 6:18 am #
    84. Twizzlers Pull-n-Peel Twizted Strawberry Blast

      Comment by Richard on 3/26/08 at 7:22 am #
    85. The last piece of candy I ate was a Bubble Gum flavored Dum Dum while I read this article…and now it’s gone!

      Comment by Alisa on 3/26/08 at 8:14 am #
    86. I just finished a Rolo.

      I’m so happy that tootsie pop drops are back!

      Comment by Michael on 3/26/08 at 8:32 am #
    87. I just ate some kind of little hard caramel thing that came in the pretty pretty chocolate egg my friend sent me from Iceland. It also had some chocolate covered licorice inside which was a rather unpleasant surprise as I’m not a black licorice fan.

      Comment by Maia on 3/26/08 at 8:50 am #
    88. ohh.. I’ve never seen these, they look yummy.  Love the blog by the way, you always have me going out looking for the new stuff you blog about.

      What was the last piece of candy you ate? swedish fish! They are one of my favorites and I got a big box for easter.

      Comment by Carly on 3/26/08 at 9:22 am #
    89. The last piece of candy I had was a Werther’s hard candy.

      Comment by Mary on 3/26/08 at 9:35 am #
    90. I just ate an Apple Blowpop…. the next best thing to the Tootsie Pop!

      Comment by Andrea on 3/26/08 at 10:15 am #
    91. I stole a few of my husband’s beloved peanut butter M&M’s smile

      Comment by Carmen on 3/26/08 at 10:18 am #
    92. I just finished off a bag of litchi gummies.

      Comment by Christine on 3/26/08 at 10:24 am #
    93. I had a tiny wonka golden egg

      Comment by Becky on 3/26/08 at 10:45 am #
    94. I had a fund-raiser Nestle Bar with the rice krispies in it. Not too bad, but quite large. Yes, I ate the whole thing.

      Comment by Beth on 3/26/08 at 10:50 am #
    95. A Russell Stover milk chocolate egg that my mom and I bought on my Spring Break trip to their candy factory in Corsicana, Tx. (We actually bought a bag of them for my dad and we each took a few eggs when he was at work - YUMMY!!!)

      Comment by Caitlynn Cox on 3/26/08 at 11:07 am #
    96. The last piece of candy I ate were some Cadbury Dark Chocolate Royale mini eggs.

      Comment by Joanna Wolverton on 3/26/08 at 11:12 am #
    97. I just ate…well… devoured, a pack of Meiji Royal Easter Egg Chocolates (its like the american chocolate hollow Wonder Balls with lil candies inside) that i was given for an Easter treat. YUMMERS!(~_____~)

      Comment by Alicia on 3/26/08 at 11:58 am #
    98. Dove Chocolate Heart

      Comment by Brian on 3/26/08 at 12:20 pm #
    99. The last piece of candy I ate was a very well-aged peep chick.  Yum!

      Comment by Julia on 3/26/08 at 12:46 pm #
    100. the last candy I had was a Hershey’s nugget - yum.

      Comment by Kathy on 3/26/08 at 1:44 pm #
    101. The last piece of candy I ate was a Willy Wonka strawberry laffy taffy. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM good!

      Comment by Tish on 3/26/08 at 2:07 pm #
    102. The last candy I ate was a limited edition Snickers Nut ?n Butter Crunch. I have a baby sheep and we named Clementine.

      Comment by Basilio on 3/26/08 at 2:22 pm #
    103. The last piece of candy I ate was a homemade chocolate peanut butter egg.

      Comment by Jessica on 3/26/08 at 3:22 pm #
    104. im finishing a a bar of frey’s chocobloc noir.
      yummy dark chocolate with almond honey nougat.

      Comment by Lia on 3/26/08 at 5:15 pm #
    105. I’ve been polishing off some Chick-O-Sticks that I got for easter.  I love those things!

      I’m also a big Tootsie Pop fan and am intrigued by the “drops”.  I’ll be keeping an eye out for them.

      Comment by Wes on 3/26/08 at 5:54 pm #
    106. The last piece of candy I had was a miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter cup out of an Easter egg. Good stuff.

      Comment by Jeremy on 3/26/08 at 6:07 pm #
    107. the last candy i ate ( just a few minutes ago) was a small dark chocolate egg from the local chocolatier, yum!

      Comment by Brittney on 3/26/08 at 6:19 pm #
    108. Ohh a few minutes before reading this post, I ate a Coconut Patty, by Anastasia Confections of Orlando, Florida. My aunt gave me a box in my Easter bag - she had ordered a ton of their products after I brought her a box home from vacation!

      Comment by kristi on 3/26/08 at 8:26 pm #
    109. The last candy I ate was a Milky Way Dark bar.

      Comment by Bob on 3/27/08 at 2:47 am #
    110. I just ate one of the Reese’s Mini peanut butter eggs.  Yay for Easter clearance candy!

      Comment by Margaret on 3/27/08 at 8:08 am #
    111. Just ate a handful of dark chocolate covered ginger Altoids - not quite minty, but very refreshing.  Great site!

      Comment by Mitch on 3/27/08 at 9:04 am #
    112. The last candy I ate was a Apple flavored Zots! The hard candy with the fizzy stuff inside.

      Comment by Rusty Grafman on 3/27/08 at 9:37 am #
    113. Yesterday I ate a piece of After Eight, ummmm, they are soo yummy!

      Comment by Kristine on 3/27/08 at 10:23 am #
    114. The last piece of candy I had was a good old plain Hershey Bar!

      Comment by Kristi on 3/27/08 at 12:26 pm #
    115. The last candy I ate was a cadbury creme egg…. mmmmm discounted easter candy smile

      Comment by Meghan Crooks on 3/27/08 at 1:21 pm #
    116. Tootsie Pop drops! Those sound so yummy. I’m still in high school and these remind me when I would cut the stick off of DumDums so I could eat them during class without looking conspicuous. These seem like a much simpler and more convenient solution! The last candy I ate was a Reese’s peanut butter egg. I’m not a big fan of the regular peanut butter cups but I like the eggs because they seem to have a better chocolate to peanut butter ratio smile

      Comment by Taylor on 3/27/08 at 2:37 pm #
    117. I bought some hot tamales today at at the whole bag in a matter of minutes. They were scrumptious.

      Comment by Meagan on 3/27/08 at 4:51 pm #
    118. The last piece of candy I had was a Cherry Tootsie Roll!

      Comment by Anna on 3/27/08 at 5:33 pm #
    119. The last candy I ate was Sixlets, I recently ordered some from the internet after remembering them (and loving them) from my childhood…

      Comment by Jason on 3/27/08 at 6:03 pm #
    120. Gummy Choco; thanks for the review, yummy!

      Comment by Linda on 3/27/08 at 7:25 pm #
    121. endangered animal chocolate bar in dark chocolate with dried cherries and almonds.

      Comment by ann on 3/27/08 at 7:58 pm #
    122. I took a little sabbatical from my diet while my bf was visiting and so that I could enjoy the LE M&M Wild Cherry, which I loved!  I am entering to win for my bf, he loves Tootsie Pops!

      Comment by Meredith on 3/28/08 at 2:09 am #
    123. I remember these!!!
      The last piece of candy I had was a strawberry Hi Chew

      Comment by Vickie on 3/28/08 at 5:48 am #
    124. The last candy I ate was Wildly Cherry M&M’s.

      Comment by Joe on 3/28/08 at 7:39 am #
    125. The last piece of candy I had was pocky! Well, if you consider that Candy (I do )

      Comment by cristal on 3/28/08 at 8:44 am #
    126. The last candy i ate was the doecher’s French Chew. It tasted just like the Turkish Taffy I ate when I was a kid.

      Comment by JC_candyman on 3/28/08 at 10:54 am #
    127. A box of See’s Scotchmallows. Absolutely delicious.

      Comment by Eric on 3/28/08 at 3:32 pm #
    128. I ate a peak from my extra large Toblerone milk chocolate bar.  There’s just something about the larger chunks of nougat in the big bar, mmmm.

      Comment by Alicia on 3/28/08 at 5:24 pm #
    129. The last piece of candy I ate was a Brach’s Milk Maid Caramel. Mmmmm.

      Comment by Arden on 3/28/08 at 6:19 pm #
    130. The last candy I ate was actually a bag of the chocolate mix skittles, which I found as disappointing and weird as everyone else on the internet seemed to.. I was hoping I’d like them because they sounded neat so I hunted them down after reading about them on your blog.. but.. I don’t think I’ll be buying them again.

      Oh well!

      Comment by Jen on 3/28/08 at 7:19 pm #
    131. The last piece of candy I had was an Orange Mini 3 Musketeers. I really enjoy these and hope they come out with bigger bars! I’ll skip the raspberry flavored ones though.

      Comment by Beth on 3/29/08 at 7:48 am #
    132. The last bit of candy I ate was a foil-wrapped Gertrude Hawk chocolate bunny. He was delicious.

      I’ve always had a soft spot of Tootsie products. When I was in elementary school we pretended to ‘invest’ in stock, and being the pragmatic child I was, I invested in Tootsie Roll Industries. As you may imagine, I was very disappointed to find that they would not pay out in lollipops!

      Comment by Sarah on 3/29/08 at 10:14 am #
    133. I just finished a See’s St. Patrick’s Day Potato.  Wishing these weren’t seasonal!

      Comment by Tina on 3/29/08 at 10:38 am #
    134. i just had some sweet tart jellybeans!!!

      mmm!!! smile

      Comment by Jenna on 3/29/08 at 10:55 am #
    135. Bites out of all of the new Nestle Noir bars.  Which were surprisingly pleasant for a mass manufactured bars, but disappointing for me, as a dark chocolate snob.  But that’s another story.

      Comment by Melissa on 3/29/08 at 11:19 am #
    136. Just ate a mini Twix from my kids’ Easter candy stash.

      Comment by Hannah on 3/29/08 at 12:55 pm #
    137. A couple minutes ago I had a piece of peanut butter fudge. Yum! Does that count as candy? smile

      Comment by Christian Bruce on 3/29/08 at 1:07 pm #
    138. I NEED SOME TOOTSIE POP DROPS!! I have been craving these since the 80’s!! Please send me some!!!

      Comment by Traci on 3/29/08 at 1:09 pm #
    139. Last candy: A Butterfinger Crisp, earlier today.

      Comment by Chris Lemon on 3/29/08 at 3:25 pm #
    140. The last piece of candy I ate was a candy-cane flavored Life Saver kind thingy.

      Comment by Art on 3/29/08 at 3:28 pm #
    141. The last piece of candy I ate was some black licorace from a red vines mixed bag.  Not my favorite, but I had it in the house.

      Comment by MusicalMom on 3/29/08 at 4:13 pm #
    142. Haha. Those look amazing. I’ve been a big fan of Tootsiepops for forever. I’m glad I’m just making the deadline!

      The last piece of candy I ate was some Cadbury Mini Eggs. Save-Mart had the big bags [that usually cost $5-6] on sale for $1 so I bought two bags.

      Comment by Olive on 3/29/08 at 7:22 pm #
    143. How can chocolate be number 3? It’s number 1 all the way!

      Comment by Jackie on 4/07/08 at 10:45 am #
    144. I am eating Tootsie Roll Drop Pops right now…AMAZING!

      Comment by Matt on 8/27/08 at 4:23 pm #
    145. Tootsie Pop Drops are my FAVORITE candy EVER! I got a package of these at a Summer Camp I work at from a girl whose father works at some candy place, she never really told me. I am hunting them down constantly, I found some at the Minnesota State Fair and now I have found myself buying them online. They are simply the BEST candy out there@!

      Comment by Carrie Giesecke on 8/30/08 at 1:32 pm #
    146. I just ate a couple of See’s Almond Royales, yum.

      Comment by Kelly Kanbe on 1/07/09 at 8:16 pm #
    147. Glad TPD(TOOTSIE POP DROPS)are back. Just had some
      Was wondering does anybody know retail stores that will be selling them?

      Comment by Patricia Donovan on 4/08/09 at 3:21 am #
    148. I have a box of Good’nFruity in the pantry downstairs…I will have some after the kids go to bed.

      Comment by SallyO on 4/10/09 at 1:11 pm #
    149. The last candy my girls and I ate were those little dot candies that are stuck on a piece of paper.  You peel the candies off and eat them (sometimes paper and all).  We found them at Cracker Barrell.
      We would love to try the new Tootsie Drops.

      Comment by Denise on 6/24/09 at 10:02 am #
    150. THE LAST CANDY I ATE WAS PIXIE STICKS.

      Comment by DONNA RIDSDALE on 9/07/09 at 10:53 am #
    151. What year did the original tootsie pop drop come out

      Comment by Ms. Flowers on 10/31/09 at 11:31 am #
    152. I was remembering a time when my mother packed me up to send me away for the weekend to a brownie camp. I had what seemed to be a large amount of Tootsie Pop Drops and the grape were my favorite! Now at 47 years old I thought about how I missed those candies so I checked out the internet and found your site! Almost one year later!! I last ate a Russell Stouffer Valentine Chocolate from a recent Valentine assortment.

      Comment by Suzanne on 2/16/10 at 2:52 pm #
    153. Last piece of candy was swedish fish..

      Comment by crissy betty on 3/01/10 at 6:43 pm #
    154. Hey, I just came across this so I thought I would tell you that they do come in cherry now, i’m eating one haha. Also, mine are individually wrapped.

      smile

      Comment by Chelsea on 6/22/10 at 5:42 pm #
    155. Sweet! Pun intended! I thought the original tootsie pop drops were more an oval shape. Never the less, so happy to see’em again. It’s the little things in life right?!

      Also, butterfinger bb’s! Where’d they go? So less messy in bb form, miss them too.

      Comment by Tim Sanger on 10/25/10 at 12:57 pm #
    156. I seem to remember strawberry instead of raspberry.  Blue raspberry is gross.

      Comment by Jessica on 1/29/11 at 8:37 pm #
    157. Tootsie Pop Drops - Im doing my Science Fair on this, want to know why?

      Im doing it on this because if you drop a tootsie pop drop in pop such as: gingerale, then it makes a mini-explosion in the pop, its just like mentos but it stays in the cup and it doesnt explode!!!!!

      Try this project ~ Enjoy!!!!!

      smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D smile :D

      Comment by Lindsay on 3/06/11 at 4:17 pm #
    158. I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s ... The first Tootie Pop Drops came in a roll like Life Savers or Neccos . There was no Blue Raspberry, Just the Original 4 flavors of Chocolate, Grape, Orange and Cherry. They may have been around 25 cents and I bought them at either Rexall Drugstore or Ben Franklin

      Comment by Steve V. on 5/27/13 at 6:05 pm #
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