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M&M Pretzel

jujuthomas Jun 20, 2010 11:47 AM

have you seen? Tried? for me, these are the perfect candy! I absolutely love the salty/sweet combo. :)

  1. mrsmegawatt Jun 29, 2010 11:19 AM

    I love those! Have you tried the saltine cracker toffee? Salty sweet!

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    1. re: mrsmegawatt
      just_M Jun 29, 2010 04:55 PM

      { "Have you tried the saltine cracker toffee?" }

      That sounds amazing! What is It? Where do I get it?

      1. re: just_M
        buttertart Jun 30, 2010 08:19 AM

        You make it (it's very easy) - typical recipe here: http://www.cooks.com/rec/doc/0,187,15...
        or Google saltine cracker toffee. You can top it with nuts or not as you prefer.

        1. re: buttertart
          just_M Jun 30, 2010 09:27 AM

          Thanks buttertart. I've never heard of them, but they look addictive. Now to find tasty saltines.

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            buttertart Jun 30, 2010 09:33 AM

            It's pretty darn good.

          2. re: buttertart
            cleanplate Jul 13, 2010 06:51 PM

            So happy for the saltine cracker toffee recipe. My mom used to make it and I loved the stuff.

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              buttertart Jul 14, 2010 05:39 AM

              That's great! It is awfully good.

      2. ipsedixit Jun 29, 2010 11:31 AM

        How are they different from regular choclate covered pretzels?

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        1. re: ipsedixit
          jujuthomas Jun 29, 2010 11:56 AM

          they are not very different from chocolate covered pretzels, just that the are covered in the m&m shells, and conveniently portion controled if you buy the single serve bags. :)

          Edit: I have to say tho, I really enjoy the crunch of the shell, the soft chocolate, then the crunch of the pretzel center! :)

          saltine cracker toffee??? never heard of it!

          1. re: jujuthomas
            bermudagourmetgoddess Jul 1, 2010 09:09 AM

            OMG - LOVE Saltine Cracker Toffee...I call it CRACK Candy, because if you like Toffee (Like me) then you can not stp eating them!!

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          tinkerszs Jun 29, 2010 12:59 PM

          I don't like these. They are almost soggy and not enough salt.

          1. BeeZee Jun 29, 2010 04:09 PM

            dip them in peanut butter

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            1. re: BeeZee
              ipsedixit Jun 29, 2010 04:13 PM

              You must have very small, nimble fingers ... and very soft peanut butter.

              Lucky you.

            2. pinkprimp Jun 29, 2010 05:40 PM

              Love 'em! I wish we had them in Canada...or that I had picked up more than one bag when i went cross border shopping! I like how the salt isn't overwhelming at all.

              1. L2k Jun 30, 2010 02:35 PM

                My sister has been placing Hershey's Kisses onto pretzels and putting them into that hot thing (not the refrigerator, the other one), melting them a little, then sticking a plain (or peanut) M&M into the top of the Kiss for a few years now. Sometimes they mix it up with a Reese's Piece, or using a mint Kiss. But the basic idea seems to be what M&M is stealing here.

                Any IP lawyers want to take on this case?

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                  Fibber McGee Jul 13, 2010 10:26 AM

                  My dream of the M & M Cheezit is just one step away . . .

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                    just_M Jul 13, 2010 10:50 AM

                    Ooohh, a Cheezit in a peanut butter M & M. I could probably eat those all day!

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                      ipsedixit Jul 13, 2010 10:56 AM

                      Actually, I'd prefer a Pepperidge Farm goldfish ... or maybe bacon bits.

                      1. re: ipsedixit
                        just_M Jul 13, 2010 11:22 AM

                        You may be right, goldfish are pretty good. Now bacon....thats just evil genius!

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                          ipsedixit Jul 13, 2010 04:09 PM

                          How about both in one little M&M?

                          Heck, I'd settle for bacon-crusted goldfish crackers ...

                          1. re: ipsedixit
                            just_M Jul 13, 2010 07:30 PM

                            How about a nice little piece of real bacon in the tummy of that little fish. Yum, I'd be tempted to snack them by the fist full!

                    2. re: Fibber McGee
                      ttoommyy Jul 14, 2010 06:37 AM

                      How about just melting a couple pounds of chocolate over a double boiler, add Cheezits, pretzels, M&Ms, saltines, some nuts if you'd like ( I wouldn't), maybe a few mini marshmallows, pour it onto a sheet pan, let it harden and then break it up into bite-size pieces!

                      1. re: ttoommyy
                        buttertart Jul 14, 2010 06:43 AM

                        The Mars company is waiting for your call ;-)

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                          ttoommyy Jul 14, 2010 09:42 AM

                          Of course someone will steal this idea and market it and I will be in a store one day and see it and kick myself. [:)]

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                            buttertart Jul 14, 2010 09:43 AM

                            Absolutely no doubt of that. And you'll be able to buy it in gigantic tubs at Costco, with and without nuts! (PS completely offtopic but I'm so happy I moved to NJ, I love it here.)

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                              ttoommyy Jul 14, 2010 10:09 AM

                              "(PS completely offtopic but I'm so happy I moved to NJ, I love it here.)"

                              There are a lot of NJ haters out there, but I also love it. Glad you are happy you made the move!

                    3. pdxgastro Jul 14, 2010 09:27 PM

                      Pretzel m&ms: so so. No great shakes.

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                        chicken kabob Jul 16, 2010 03:33 PM

                        I love pretzel m&m's-calorie wise they are not terrible -and I think they would be great in vanilla, chocolate or coffee ice cream!

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                          jeanmarieok Jul 16, 2010 03:35 PM

                          I just wish the pretzel was crunchier.

                      2. ipsedixit Jul 16, 2010 03:45 PM

                        I just tried these the other day.

                        And I must say ... I like the commercials better than the product.

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                        1. re: ipsedixit
                          Tripeler Jul 17, 2010 07:17 AM

                          Do the commercials feature attractive people?

                          1. re: Tripeler
                            ipsedixit Jul 17, 2010 10:52 AM

                            No, only attractive candy and pretzels.

                            1. re: ipsedixit
                              jujuthomas Jul 17, 2010 04:30 PM

                              the commercials are cute - with the pretzel cracking his knuckles... "let's get this done" lol

                              1. re: jujuthomas
                                ipsedixit Jul 17, 2010 08:38 PM

                                pretzel to M&M: "hey, buddy, you think I'm enjoying this?"

                        2. amatuerfoodie Jul 22, 2010 07:48 PM

                          I enjoyed them. But I am sure if I ate more than the 3 that my coworker gave me to taste. I may change my mind.
                          On their website you can locate any M&M you're looking for. =)

                          1. lynnlato Jul 22, 2010 08:17 PM

                            I thought these were awful! I was chomping at the bit awaiting the release of these. I had everyone I know searching for these around town. I finally found them at Walmart a couple of months ago and was so disappointed when I finally tasted them. Where's the salt? What's with the huge nugget of pretzel? I'm a huge fan of the salty sweet combo too. I thought the concept was brilliant but their execution was lame.

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