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SweeTarts are going after Smarties!

Bob W Sep 18, 2009 08:52 AM

This may not be a new development, but last night my kids were going through their candy supplies and presented me with a roll of little SweeTarts that looks very much like a roll of Smarties.

This is a great move! I've been a SweeTart fan for decades, and one of these little rolls is perfect.

Now, if Spree would do the same thing...or perhaps they already have?

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    vttp926 Sep 18, 2009 05:32 PM

    sweetarts have always had the rolls. just hard to find. the same goes for spree. does have

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    1. re: vttp926
      Bob W Sep 19, 2009 07:53 PM

      Oh yeah, I know about the rolls of both. Just have never seen these rolls of mini-Sweetarts. I'd love to see mini-Sprees.

      Interestingly, last Halloween we got some rolls of Smarties the size of regular Sweetarts. Seemed to be a little too much Smartie. Maybe decades of eating just little Smarties is too much to overcome.

      This was about 40 years ago, but I got a Sweetart the size of a hockey puck at a candy store in Wellfleet on Cape Cod. Took me days to finish that bad boy.

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      MNLisaB Sep 18, 2009 09:00 AM

      Just wanted to comment that I purchase these candies for Halloween, so NOT to be tempted to eat them. Most kids seem to like them, I have no problem avoiding them. I also get Nerds in those tiny little boxes.

      Any other fave Halloween candies??

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      1. re: MNLisaB
        Samalicious Sep 18, 2009 03:16 PM

        I've had trick-or-treat kids summarily reject Smarties. I wonder if SweeTarts will do better.

        1. re: Samalicious
          Bob W Sep 19, 2009 07:49 PM

          Smarties seem to be a pretty common halloween treat. I'd go for those little packs of two Sprees.

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