HOME > Chowhound > General Topics >

What new flavor of M&Ms would you like to see?

chompie Nov 12, 2013 06:14 PM

After trying the Candy Corn and seeing that they have pumpkin pie ones and birthday cake coming out, I was wondering what kind you would invent,, Don't know if they have a place to post suggestions, but maybe they'll come here and try our ideas! I thought they should have white chocolate mint candy cane ones, but turns out they already do!. So, I suggest Hot Chocolate with Mini Marshmallow flavor, using all brown M&Ms combined in the bag with white Mini M&Ms, and maybe a Sea Salted Butterscotch flavor.. I also would like to see Mini M&Ms more available other than the tubes, such as in fun packs.. and also a comeback of the tan ones..I just know that someone is going to say Wasabi...

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. emglow101 RE: chompie Nov 12, 2013 06:15 PM


    3 Replies
    1. re: emglow101
      chompie RE: emglow101 Nov 12, 2013 06:18 PM

      good one! Do you mean pistachio flavor, or choc covered pistachio nuts?

      1. re: chompie
        emglow101 RE: chompie Nov 12, 2013 06:29 PM

        Probably chocolate covered pistachio.But in MM form it would have to be flavored. I really like way my chocolate truffles taste topped with toasted chopped pistachio.

      2. re: emglow101
        Chemicalkinetics RE: emglow101 Nov 13, 2013 09:05 AM

        I like this suggestion as well

      3. h
        HillJ RE: chompie Nov 12, 2013 06:20 PM

        I'd like to see a wine box selection of M&M;s. Chocolate & wine go really well together.

        11 Replies
        1. re: HillJ
          coll RE: HillJ Nov 15, 2013 10:58 AM

          Beer goes pretty well too.

          I was going to say bourbon though. Oops I see Uncle Bob beat me to it!

          1. re: coll
            HillJ RE: coll Nov 15, 2013 11:31 AM

            I liked the suggestion of Grand Marnier by FriedClam, too.

            I'm surprised these haven't been done already!

            1. re: HillJ
              coll RE: HillJ Nov 15, 2013 12:35 PM

              I'm thinking of those packages of chocolate "bottles" with different liqueurs and liquors inside, that you get from Europe around this time of the year. Fun!

              1. re: coll
                HillJ RE: coll Nov 15, 2013 12:41 PM

                Similar but I'm hoping for something much much better. More like the chocolate wine I enjoyed in Napa when the concept was still brand spanking new. A few NJ vineyards bottle chocolate wine, maybe they'll consider a candy!

                1. re: coll
                  sandylc RE: coll Nov 15, 2013 12:55 PM


                  On that Laura Calder special about a year ago, they showed (too briefly) how to make those (liqueur-filled chocolate batons) - I'd like to try it!

                  1. re: sandylc
                    HillJ RE: sandylc Nov 15, 2013 01:08 PM

                    Was it easy to do?

                    1. re: HillJ
                      sandylc RE: HillJ Nov 15, 2013 02:15 PM

                      It involved the creation of a cornstarch "mold". A half sheet pan was filled with cornstarch and leveled off, then this surface was imprinted with a wood mold that leaves small tube-shaped impressions.

                      Next, a liqueur-flavored sugar syrup is poured into the indentions and then additional cornstarch is sifted over to cover the syrup. This is set aside for ??? hours while the cornstarch sucks the water out of the outer parts of the sugar puddles, creating a hard shell with a liquid center.

                      These liquid-containing cylinders are then dipped in chocolate.

                      The one major piece of information that was missing from the show was the ratio of water to sugar to liqueur.

                      I think the show can be viewed online - it's the special where she is exploring France.

                      1. re: sandylc
                        HillJ RE: sandylc Nov 15, 2013 02:38 PM

                        Sounds like a technique I've seen for making Turkish delight. I'll try to find the show online, txs.

                        1. re: HillJ
                          sandylc RE: HillJ Nov 15, 2013 03:25 PM

                          Please report back if you try it! I'll do the same...

                          1. re: sandylc
                            HillJ RE: sandylc Nov 15, 2013 03:27 PM

                            Sounds good. After the holidays, I'll be more likely to tinker in the kitchen.

                  2. re: coll
                    FriedClamFanatic RE: coll Nov 17, 2013 01:42 PM

                    yeah, that was sort of my inspiration

                    and as to the post below.we were given a bottle of redwine and chocolate....seems it is of Dutch origin. Nice as a "treat" nothing more.

                    Sort of twist on Bailey's I guess.

            2. j
              jlhinwa RE: chompie Nov 12, 2013 09:22 PM

              Chocolate malt.

              1. s
                sedimental RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 12:34 AM

                Salted caramel or toffee.

                1. y
                  youareabunny RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 01:18 AM

                  Peanut butter rice Krispy treat. Saves me the trouble of making the bon bons myself. Plus I'm probably better off eating a whole bag of mms than a whole recipe of bp bon bons. Which I've pretty much done, every single time.

                  1. b
                    bugablue13 RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 08:33 AM

                    I'd love a spicy version. Maybe chocolate with some cinnamon or a little cayenne.

                    1. Uncle Bob RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 08:35 AM


                      1. ipsedixit RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 08:39 AM

                        Foie gras

                        (I live in CA. Most of the time.)

                        1. jrvedivici RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 08:56 AM

                          Split pea soup. Is it just me or aren't there enough things flavored like split pea soup?

                          1. Chemicalkinetics RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:08 AM

                            Beside the obvious peanuts, almond, pistachio....etc, I am thinking about fruits bites.

                            1. Rilke RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:08 AM

                              Cybele May over at Candy Blog remarked she'd like to see 65% dark chocolate M&M's with marcona almonds. Yes.

                              1 Reply
                              1. re: Rilke
                                meatnveg RE: Rilke Nov 15, 2013 11:10 PM

                                not almonds, but they do have a 65% dark with peanuts

                              2. h
                                Harters RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:10 AM

                                A combination of celery, avocado and plum.

                                1. Nevy RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:15 AM

                                  Dark chocolate and green tea. Or maybe even coconut mochi inside! Candied ginger but its similar to the gingerbread now. Have they made speculoo yet or brown butter caramel?

                                  1. Peg RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:41 AM

                                    Decent quality chocolate

                                    1. b
                                      BuildingMyBento RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:43 AM


                                      2 Replies
                                      1. re: BuildingMyBento
                                        Chemicalkinetics RE: BuildingMyBento Nov 13, 2013 10:04 AM

                                        Taro? Like taro root?

                                        1. re: Chemicalkinetics
                                          BuildingMyBento RE: Chemicalkinetics Nov 14, 2013 10:13 PM

                                          Whoops, I meant to write ube. I was thinking of Terra Chips at the time, and coughed up the wrong tuber.

                                      2. SaraAshley RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:53 AM

                                        Bacon......I can't believe nobody has said bacon yet. Well.....not really, but again, I just can't believe nobody has said it yet.

                                        1. Wayno RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 09:57 AM


                                          4 Replies
                                          1. re: Wayno
                                            ipsedixit RE: Wayno Nov 13, 2013 10:24 AM

                                            What does Viagra taste like?

                                            If it's anything like Cialis, I'll pass.

                                            1. re: ipsedixit
                                              Wayno RE: ipsedixit Nov 13, 2013 10:37 AM

                                              Don't know; but if it's an M&M, it won't melt in your hands.

                                              1. re: Wayno
                                                jrvedivici RE: Wayno Nov 13, 2013 11:21 AM

                                                Be sure to contact your physician if you have a stiff finger lasting more than 4 hours.

                                                1. re: jrvedivici
                                                  Chemicalkinetics RE: jrvedivici Nov 13, 2013 11:35 AM

                                                  You sure that physician is the one to contact?

                                          2. s
                                            seamunky RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 10:09 AM

                                            Dried cherry & almond

                                            1. f
                                              FriedClamFanatic RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 10:10 AM

                                              larger with a Grand Marnier center?

                                              1. j
                                                JimGrinsfelder RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 11:37 AM

                                                Fish Sauce

                                                1. f
                                                  flavrmeistr RE: chompie Nov 13, 2013 11:39 AM

                                                  Roast chile.

                                                  1. LotusRapper RE: chompie Nov 14, 2013 09:59 PM


                                                    1. Tripeler RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 03:24 AM

                                                      LSD -- Melts in your mind, not in your hands.

                                                      But seriously, I would like to see a raisin, covered with chocolate, then covered with that thin, thin, thin candy shell and then emblazoned with the M&M logo.

                                                      1 Reply
                                                      1. re: Tripeler
                                                        James Cristinian RE: Tripeler Apr 16, 2014 10:04 AM

                                                        Old reply, but I've heard mind you that chocolate helps kick start LSD.

                                                      2. Gastronomos RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 04:25 AM

                                                        well, since nearly everyone replied with a savory, as I was, and this OP sounds more like a schill, I'll go with blue raspberry. I, personally don't care for that flavour, but since you asked.

                                                        Oh ! I almost forgot ! Wasabi...

                                                        2 Replies
                                                        1. re: Gastronomos
                                                          FriedClamFanatic RE: Gastronomos Nov 17, 2013 01:44 PM

                                                          oh LAWD!.........a big tart blueberry, dipped in dark chocolate, covered with a candy shell..........now THAT would be good!

                                                          1. re: Gastronomos
                                                            chompie RE: Gastronomos Apr 16, 2014 11:35 AM

                                                            just saw this,,,a schill!? that's funny..no, I've been around on the boston board for years and years.. I didn't realize this thread has kept on going! I still want to see Minis in diffierent colors, like they do for all the seasonal ones... And now its Passover and I have a bag I cant eat for a week so I want them to make Kosher for Passover ones..

                                                          2. c
                                                            CDouglas RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 10:54 AM

                                                            Chocolate chip cookie dough.

                                                            1. pinehurst RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 11:06 AM

                                                              Toffee (ala Heath) or peanut brittle. Or coconut, with dark chocolate.

                                                              1. s
                                                                sandylc RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 11:53 AM

                                                                It would be great if they could put chocolate in them!

                                                                1. j
                                                                  jbsiegel RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 01:07 PM

                                                                  Chocolate brownie, cheesecake, salted caramel, walnut, macadamia

                                                                  1. Paprikaboy RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 02:38 PM

                                                                    Don't really care about flavour. As long as the casing gives you the choice between the red pill or the blue pill I'll be happy- well I'll have the illusion I'll be happy at least ;)

                                                                    1. s
                                                                      sueatmo RE: chompie Nov 15, 2013 09:20 PM

                                                                      Butter pecan or caramel.

                                                                      1. k
                                                                        Kashmirgirl RE: chompie Nov 16, 2013 04:10 PM


                                                                        1. Behemoth RE: chompie Nov 16, 2013 04:13 PM

                                                                          They just need to salt the existing peanut ones.

                                                                          1 Reply
                                                                          1. re: Behemoth
                                                                            Ttrockwood RE: Behemoth Nov 16, 2013 11:37 PM

                                                                            No $hit!

                                                                          2. f
                                                                            flavrmeistr RE: chompie Nov 16, 2013 05:35 PM

                                                                            Ma la.

                                                                            1. al b. darned RE: chompie Nov 17, 2013 04:51 PM

                                                                              Chocolate covered coffee bean w/the candy shell!



                                                                              1. l
                                                                                laraffinee RE: chompie Nov 17, 2013 06:36 PM

                                                                                First of all, I would want them less sweet - all you can taste is "sweet" now - maybe because the chocolate inside is so "Meh". So made with better quality chocolate and....

                                                                                ***Mocha/Coffee/Espresso flavor***

                                                                                1 Reply
                                                                                1. re: laraffinee
                                                                                  flavrmeistr RE: laraffinee Nov 18, 2013 12:34 PM

                                                                                  Yes! With a toasted almond.

                                                                                2. m
                                                                                  maxcatsilver RE: chompie Jan 8, 2014 06:14 PM

                                                                                  Hazelnut, Marzipan, Lime/Mint, something with sriracha, Lavender, and something that is similar to the "Thirst" flavor of Australian Lifesavers.

                                                                                  1. s
                                                                                    Sierra21 RE: chompie Apr 16, 2014 09:34 AM

                                                                                    Bacon flavored

                                                                                    1. iL Divo RE: chompie Apr 16, 2014 12:05 PM

                                                                                      not that it matters for me currently.....but if you would be so kind....

                                                                                      peanut butter (mucho improved version over current please)

                                                                                      almond joy (same as above please)

                                                                                      a really creamy caramel would be appreciated for my man


                                                                                      1. Sandwich_Sister RE: chompie Apr 16, 2014 12:23 PM

                                                                                        White chocolate macadamia nut
                                                                                        Raspberry jam
                                                                                        Boston Creme

                                                                                        Show Hidden Posts