Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I wish my memory was better because I have no idea who is the maker. YES!!! Got ROKU? If you grew up on the New England Coast, chances are good you knew of the bar. Does anyone know where the name came from? I also remember the mentioned fudge gum.keep the gum, i want more 10:30 bars. i was buying this candy bar in 1976 i still remember how it tasted. lol I'm 40 now n i think i was 9 or 10 when my addiction started with the 10:30 bar. I swear i use to make 2 to 3 trips to the store. I'M 45 NOW AND I ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT THOSE WONDERFUL TASTY 10:30 BARS AND EVERYONE SWORE I MADE IT UP.. My father and uncle had a vending machine business when I was young and whenever we went over to visit my uncle, we got to go and pick out a treat. ( Log Out /  I use to get it at luncheonette when I lived in Bayside New York. google_ad_height = 600; I too thought that as many as these bars I'd buy everyday would have kept the company in business. In 1981, it went out of business briefly before being taken over by new management.” From “The Great American Candy Bar Book,” © 1982 by Ray Broekel, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2 park st., Boston, MA 02108 I've submitted a scan of the illusive 10:30 wrapper from the above book (a picture of which I can't seem to find anywhere on the entirety of the Internet). I wish some company had the recipe and produce it again. I remember when these came out. Another all time childhood favorite of mine was Yes Yes cookies. Submit a link to more information about 10:30 candy bar. Sure do wish they would bring them back like they have done with other "retro" candy. The best candy bar ever. WHAT A SHAME IT IT WAS STOPPED BEING MADE AND IT'S BEEN 30YRS! Other candies and chewing gums have come back from oblivion. I really was starting to believe that I created this candy bar in my head! crispy wafer covered in white chocolate w/cherry stripes.. very light..flavorful..kind of tasted like rice crispies treats but not as heavy....oh the memories...Brings tears to my eyes!! Father started bring me these home every Friday after work as a treat. They would certainly be a hit again. 70's Disco - Mini Candy Bar Wrappers, Round Candy Stickers and Circle Stickers - 1970s Disco Fever Party Candy Favor Sticker Kit - 304 Pieces. I am now 52 and think about this candy bar often!! Miss it so…, Dana, I am very sorry the post doesn’t include any photos of the 10:30 Bar. They were my FAVS!!! Responding to GTC of Feb. 2010 - There was another candy bar almost just like 10:30 called Danish which cost more. I loved this candy EVER!ister and I used to get in in downtown Brooklyn, everyone says it just disappeared from the shelves. I cannot believe that I finally found people who remember this!!! !thanks for internet, so we can hear storys that mean alot to some people....thanks. :-(, I grew up in Whitestone Queens NY and use get the 10:30 bar out of the vending machine in the local bowling Ally that was the only place that sold them. Regarding Adams gum -- it is still around, but be ready to pay through the nose for it! Anyway, here’s one photo I could find. They had some kind of connection with Schraft Candies. This was in the 80's. Ah yes. LOL Whatever happened to this candybar??? My Family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio from the South. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). I'm finally not alone. Another site, has photo of a cardboard treasure chest box for chocolates (looks from 1940s). 10:30 candy bar? My gf has no idea what I mean when I say, "you don't remember the 10:30 bar!" I recall walking threw the ally on my way to the 711 to find coke n pepsi bottles to exchange to get my 1030 fix!! I remember the 10:30 bar very well. It had a lightness to it, like it was the candy bar that angels would eat... probably still do, as no doubt they are available in afterlife vending machines. Can we start a petition (lol)??? I remember when I discovered Fizzies and thought I had found the ultimate in candy. Company folded in 1981. A comprehensive database of more than 34 candy quizzes online, test your knowledge with candy quiz questions. After more than 30 years, I suddenly had a craving for the 10:30 bar this morning. it was a cinnamon that added to the great taste. google_ad_type = "text_image"; I was addicted as a kid. It not only was delicious, it looked delicious, as well. Me and my brother were raised by a single mom in the 70's and one of our favorite treats was when she would take us down to the Rolane's hosiery outlet and buy us a big bag of broken up bits and pieces of these. Anonymous. those red stripes were definitely cinnamon! I've been looking for that candy bar every since. That last comment's so funny because when I was around 6 years old, in 1976, my family would often go bowling and since I was so young they would keep me entertained by letting me buy TWO whole 10:30 bars from the vending machine every time. Wasn't the candybar!!! I'm located opposite of the majority--- southwest. I wonder if anyone here has any recollections of Yes Yes. There was so much more candy variety back in the '70s. In 1921, it was renamed to "Baby Ruth," … No one I know remembers those delicious bars. or Payday, even! I was hooked immediately! 10:30 Candy Bar - Abba-Zaba Chocolate - Altoids Citrus Sours - Altoids Ginger - Altoids Dark Chocolate Covered - Bit-O-Licorice Black - Cow Sucker - Brach's Cherry Twisters - Brach's Coffee Candy - Brach's Stars (Dark Chocolate) - Brach's Dem Bones - Brach's Sprinkles Bub's Daddy Gum - Cherry Hump - Chicken Dinner Candy Bar - Chocolate Babies - Chocolite - Chum Gum Wish they were still around - they were the best! Line mini muffin tin with mini cupcake liners. I do believe that somewhere is that recipe and somewhere a present company would love to get their hands on it to make a MILLION DOLLARS if they sold it again. I started thinking maybe I made it up in my head. Garnished with peanuts and even more pretzels, I don’t think I'd ever go back to plain old bars again. The 70'S was a great time to grow up!! 😀😀😀😀😀. The first time I bit into it I was IMMEDIATELY HOOKED! Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars. It was crispy like the watchamacallit bar but was covered in white chocolate. 10:30 Candy Bar; Abba-Zaba Chocolate; Altoids Citrus Sours; Altoids Ginger; Altoids - Dark Chocolate Covered; Anise Bears; Bazooka Blue Raspberry Bubble Gum; Beemans Chewing Gum - In 2018, Beemans, Blackjack, and Clove were reintroduced after the brands were purchased by Gerritt Verburg Company. I’m very sorry Patrick. I'm sure they'd be a huge seller. They would buy a little paper bag of candy or chips, and I would buy the 10:30 bar. I can't believe this is the candy bar I have been thinking of....I thought I was's not the darn zero bar....what was in this that I still remember 40 years later? To GTC...I do remember when the peanut butter 10:30 came out, it only came out about a year before the original flavor left the shelves for good. Give me the recipe so I can try to make them, please!!! I'M GLAD I FOUND THIS PAGE CAUSE I'M AM SOOOO CRAVING TO HAVE A COUPLE :)..DOES ANYONE KNOW WHO SELLS THEM? It was the early 60's and I was 12. The Schrafft Company prospered over the years, but eventually fell o hard times. MY MOM AND MY BROTHER AND SISTERS WOULD TAKE A WALK EVERY NITE TO THE NEWSTAND BY THE ELEVATED TRAIN STATION AND WE'D BUY A COUPLE OF 10:30'S. I loved and remembered this bar like it was yesterday I only had them a couple times they were sold at our Hospital gift shop in Indiana I never saw them anywhere else and nobody I ever ask had heard of the them. Though I consumed a number of these at the height of their popularity I recall the last one I ate, noting how (very) sweet this little bar was. Pre-heat your oven to 400°F. Every since I can remember it has stuck in my mind, and I will be forever looking for them so that I can experience that light airy vanilla and strawberry taste again:). Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I would LOVE to have just ONE MORE. I grew up in CT, and at that time the bar cost 16 cents (1 cent for tax), and it's nearest rival was the Neilson Cinnamon Danish! It was tragic when they suddenly couldn't be found any more. My first experience was in NorthCarolina in 1975, I brought one box for my entire family while on our road trip. I bought the 1030 candy bar every morning before school started and every afternoon. I too have been looked at as crazy everytime I asked anyone my age,44 about the WONDERFUL 10:30 Candy bar. Learn how your comment data is processed. google_color_bg = "E7F0EB"; Can't even find a recipe for them which would be at least something.. Oh well...maybe one day!! Except for the fool who said he and his family could not eat them!! I requested them from there on. The Candy Hierarchy (2019) Any full-sized candy bar Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Kit Kat Twix Snickers Cash, or other forms of legal tender Peanut M&M's I don't remember who made either. I couldn't remember what it was until I got here through Google. We could only get them from one machine at one gas station, but the trip (and trouble that I go in) was well worth it! Michael I am with you ! Unfortunately, they did not remember this candy. WOWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!! In Niagara Falls, NY you could get them everywhere. What a treat that bar was...I always hope upon hope of finding one in a retro candy shop. Yes, 10:30 bars were his specialty. I'm the only one I know who loved them. They are no longer made. I couldn't remember the name, but it was side marketed as the UnChocolate Bar. I have been trying to re-create the recipe in my kitchen and remember white chocolate, cinnamon, and crisped rice, but I think something may be missing. It had white chocolate and was round with a clear wrapped. Then I would answer and say a 10:30 bar. Images and sightings today are rare to non-existent. I LOVE THIS CANDY BAR IT IS MY ALL TIME FAVORITE pLEASE SOME CANDY COMPANY BRING IT BACK. Why Doesn't SOME OTHER COMPANY MAKE THEM????? After that, I don't ever recall seeing the 10:30 candy bar again, sadly. Yes! I recognized the flavor instantly when given one some ten years ago (they used coconut oil and real chocolate). Memories at its best!! 1 reason they probably called it the 1030 bars because would probably keep you up till 10:30 at night if you ate 1 of them right around 9 o’clock in the morning. I remember them being amazing, I think they were rice crispy inside? PEople that understand my pain. Ahh, sweet memories! There were several candy stores in my childhood neighborhood that carried it. ALSO WHAT ABOUT GRETHER'S BLACKCURRANT PASTILLES, WHAT AN AWESOME TASTE THEY HAD, ANOTHER HARD TO FIND AND VERY EXPENSIVE TREAT. I never remember getting them anywhere else. crispy covered with white chocolate. WooHoo! Which company made these? They were and still would be my favorite! The way I remember it, the 10:30 bar was very mild cinammon flavored wafers coated in white chocolate with pink stripes. I remember going away to college near the New York / Quebec border and getting the Neison version called Danish as a substitute, but it never replaced the 10:30 bar. Oops, my mistake, that was Adam K, Feb. 2010. This was the absolute greatest candy bar ever made! I am beginning to go conspiracy theory on this. I don't remember who made them but I wish someone would bring them back. was it Mars? I LOVED these I used to have a luncheonette/candy store around the corner from my house and would go there every day after school to get one of these...never found anything even close to it.. Does anyone remember Fudge gum? ours were made by Nielsen, I think. I AM SOOOOO GLAD TO FIND OTHERS THAT KNOW AND LOVED THIS CANDY!!!!! Relevance. My twist on rice crispy bars includes crunchy crushed pretzels. I cant find a single photo or old ad for one anywhere. I would get these from my neighborhood candy store several times a week. Change ). The 10:30 candy bar was, in my humble insignificant opinion, the BEST bar ever created!! Someone has the recipe somewhere. I will let you all know if it can be done! Everytime I asked some one if they remembered 10:30 bars thay would just look at me funny! a site, has a foil wrapper photo for a peppermint patty chocolate mint (from 1970 or so). Not sure where I would get them, though. Please Hersey’s consider getting the recipe to reproduce this card bar or something similar to it. I always think about this candy bar...It was delicious, light and crispy...I thought by looking online, I would find hope in my search for this candy bar, but to no avail, their's no more 1030 candy bar too bad.. —Robin Turner, Lake Elsinore, California Everyone thinks I am crazy for suggesting that these existed! This was my favorite (my brothers' too) candy bar. What A Time!!!! Does anyone remember who made them? The love for the 10:30 Bar endures, despite the fact that it does not. I tried a bite of a 10:30 bar when I was about 9 years old, it was DISGUSTING. I LOVE and MISS it -- we need to have a "cause" on Facebook to try to get it back -- I think now, the market is ready for it -- along with Jean LaFitte's Cinnamon Crunch cereal (Quaker, also yummy good)! I was just searching the web to see if I could find some retro place that sold 10:30 candy bars and I found this site. Wish they still made it. I thought my brother and I were the only people in the world who enjoyed the 10:30 bar. Well, I thought I was the only person on Earth to remember this candy bar. My mom used to love these candybars, so I vaguely remember receiving these as treats until I was around 5 years old or so. I'm drooling!. Have not seen or heard from them since. 2. I see that most of you are from the northeast, me too (Buffalo, NY). My father and his brother had a vending machine business (in NYC) and they kept the stock in their basement. Currently the building, Schrafft's Center, is owned by the Flatley Company, and now operates as a commercial property.". I can't believe they're not made anymore. I'm now in my mid 40's and still can remember that day like it was yesterday. I always get my hopes up when I stumble upon a retro-candy shop but have never found them. Enough! I'm a true candy junkie and this candy was scrumptious. They were awesome. There is always one!! I don’t remember a transparent wrapper, though. I used to blow my allowance on 10:30 bars. I was so disappointed when Schrafft’s went out of business. We still talk about them, good times. I miss not only the candy bar but the great machine. I too am from the northeast Upstate NY (UTICA). They said they tried to give them away during Halloween and nobody would take them. Who gets to deside which candies stay and which are axed???? To anyone who never had one and likes candy (like most kids did), you have no idea what you missed. it may have had some crisped rice in the chocolate because I remember the surface was kind of irregular, not smooth like a Kit Kat. It was sold as "the favorite candy of Guy Lombardo" it came in a yellow box and was kind of expensive. I remember sneaking and hoarding them as a child in Seattle, WA around ’70s-’80s. I know it won't be exact, but if I can come close, we may all be able to make something that will satisfy our craving for this amazing candy bar! Now my wife won't think I'm nuts. I used to eat them all the time when i was a little kid in New York. I think it was like 25 or $.35 it was so good. Besides its unique taste, texture and so forth, it was no more of a threat to ‘keeping one awake’ til midnight than any other candy bar. omg I loved that candy bar. Thanks Sean for the background on the candy company that made it. Every time I mention this candy bar, people look at me like I'm crazy. I have told my husband and son about the 10:30 bar and they looked at me like I have three heads!! Frustrated until all of your posts. Click the links below for more info or possible replacements for each candy. It has been fun to read other memories of them and find I am not alone because no one I know remembers them either. Both were around in the 1970's and 80's. I still think about it and wish I could buy it or make a substitute home recipe bar like it! Many thanks. I was in fourth grade and lived in Springfield, MA. I can't believe there are other people who remembered this candy bar. Im so glad i came across this blog. Any input? Submit a story or info about 10:30 candy bar, , Loading images, if this message doesn't go away you may need to enable javascript in order to see pictures. I'd eat 2 after...sad to say..ballet class. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. We should start a campaign. Would love to see a wrapper. There is no doubt a market for it 30 years later. The following are comments left about 10:30 candy bar from site visitors such as yourself. I HOPE IT COULD BE ABLE AGAIN, OMG! My family said they were disgusting. I cannot believe others remember this candy bar and still crave it...I loved this and it was my all time favorite! I'd give anything if they'd come back out with these bars!!! Would you be so kind to email it to ? I wonder if it will ever come out again. Originally located in Boston, the Lewis Company set up shop in Malden, Massachusetts, in 1933. I loved a 10:30. Thank goodness! Between the 10:30 Bar and the Marathon Bar, I don't know which one I loved more when my dad came home on payday. I loved the 10:30 bar! Thank you all for agreeing with me about the best cabndy bar EVER, letting me know that I am not alone, and for proving I'm not crazy. I loved this candy bar. omg my husband and I thought we were the only people on earth that remember this amazing candy bar!!! Yeah, it was 10 cents less expensive than the (expensive) Nielsen Crispy Crunch (which had a second flavor, lemon) -- 10:30 bars were only 15 cents! I definitely remember the cinnamon flavor. I was beginning to think I had a false memory. I love all of you people who share my passion for this candy. She said that it was most likely discontinued. I swear I would buy out all the stock if I ever did see them again. at the time i didn't care (cause i was a kid) but they were also a lighter calorie candy bar.. they should bring them back asap! Answer Save. It was a good candy bar. Then the sad day came when he brought home some other candy. Too bad too because they were delicious. Was thinking I had the Name Wrong. 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