Food of the Seventies, Milkshake Candy Bar

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Nuget covered with caramel and milk chocolate by Hollywood brand foods wrapped in a brown & green paper wrapper
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Kate - February 28, 2008 - Report this comment
LOVED These! Better than 3 Musketeers and Milky Way.Why did they have to go away? Oh the Humanity!
Ginger - April 08, 2008 - Report this comment
When I was in junior high, I was trying to save money in addition to my allowance for something or other. So I took my lunch money, bought a Milkshake Bar, and pocketed the rest. I saved up quite a bit and just loved those Milkshake Bars.
tony Brown - July 23, 2008 - Report this comment
does anyone know the jingle to this candy bar? I remember as a kid seeing two dancing cartoon cows singing something like: Milkshake, boom-boom! Milkshaek, boom-boom! The chocolate coated candy bar!! ...or something along those lines
Montel - August 15, 2008 - Report this comment
Its Milkshake, boom-boom! Milkshake, boom-boom! The delicious Moolicious candy bar MOOOOOLicious!!!! It was 2 bi-pedal cows in tutus one pink the other yellow. When they said BOOM BOOM they did the Bump. They were made by Hollywood Candy in Centralia, IL. Which is my hometown. That was the best candybar ever made!
Mary Clare - October 28, 2008 - Report this comment
Did you ever have them FROZEN? They were the best! Hot summer days at the lake up north MN-nothing better than that! Hollywood---please bring them back!!!
Garmanne - November 01, 2008 - Report this comment
Ever since Hurricane Katrina something has made me want a Milkshake Candy bar like never before! I have been hunting, asking, looking, hoping stores like Cracker barrel and Economy Candy in NY would have them, but no such luck. Frozen...oh yeah..the best-inexpensive-leaves-you with-a-great-taste-and-craving-for-more candy bar! Too bad it's gone!
Maria, Spfld. OH - November 11, 2008 - Report this comment
I've been trying to explain these candy bars to my kids - my husband thinks I'm nuts. We used to go to Lakewood Swimming Pool in the summer and they sold them frozen. They were sooo good. How and why did they quit making these things? My kids think a Kit-Kat is really good - it's sooo sad!
Bruce in Virginia - December 28, 2008 - Report this comment
Good God, what an inspiring discussion! YES! Milkshake Candy Bars!! Even now I tell my kids stories about how good they were, how we had a box of them frozen at the beach every summer, how perfect they were in every way. It's deeply tragic to think that one can't even find a picture of the wrapper on line!!
Georgia Rebel - January 09, 2009 - Report this comment
While URL's are not allowed here, you might check out the following site for an ad for the Milkshake bars: theimaginaryworld (add the obligatory w's and com) and then add the slash; finally add the nwcal9 with a period and the jpg extension on it). I hope this brings back memories
Kathy - January 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Oh my god, these candybars were so good I loved them. Anyone know where or if they are still available?
Eric - February 01, 2009 - Report this comment
The Meadows Theater in Queens, NY, sold a Milkshake candy bar for five cents in the 50s-60s. If you wanted a frozen one, it came on a stick and it cost six cents. I believe the stick had the name embossed on it.
Jackie - March 04, 2009 - Report this comment
For some reason I couldn't find them in Ohio where I grew up but when we went to my Grandmother's house in West Virginia we would stop for gas and they would always have them in the stores there. I was devastated to find out they were no longer being made!
Karen - March 12, 2009 - Report this comment
I had my first milkshake candy bar when I was a kid. It had taken over 20 years of searching to find it again. I found it on a trip to Pennsylvania. I bought a case of them and had them frozen. It was 20 years in waiting. Thanks for the memory.
Vince - March 18, 2009 - Report this comment
My dad ran a beach concession every summer on Cape Cod in Falmouth MA. One of the absolute best sellers was the Milkshake candy bars, frozen of course and with the stick that had the the name on it. I remember helping sometime, putting the sticks in the candy bar to get them ready to be frozen. The maker just gave us the sticks with the name on it, I think they came in each box. The company promoted the "frozen" milk shake that's for sure. I did read somewhere that Hollywood Candy sold off its candy bar recipes to a major candy company. So the rights to it are still out there they just choose not to make them. The last one I got was in 1995 or 1996. There was only one small store in Hyannis MA that I could find them at. The wrapper at that point had pink lettering as opposed to the green lettering most would remember. It did taste just as good and I did freeze a few. Someone needs to convey to the new owners that they need to make them again, even if it where a limited run. Vince
Randy - April 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Totally the best candy bar fresh or frozen that I remember growing up. It is hard to explain to anyone that has not had the oppurtunity to taste them. I tried to tell my 11 year old son about them and wanted one, but was saddened to hear that they are lonnnng gone. So I told him we would check the internet to see if I could order some, but alas this was all we could find. Sad, that nobody makes these anymore.
Richard - June 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Used to only see them at the canteen at camp (Brant Lake) in upstate NY. Much better than the others.
Jeff - June 22, 2009 - Report this comment
Does anyone know a recipe for these? This was my wife's favorite candybar - BY FAR. Since they are no longer in production, I thought I might be able to find a recipe to make our own.
kilroyguy - July 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Does anyone remember how the wrapper would stick to the caramel that oozed out of one side of a Milk Shake?
eileen - August 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Yes, I remember how some caramel would ooze out and make the wrapper stick. My family thinks I am nuts too, talking about a candy bar they never heard of! Never had them frozen, but love, loved them! WHO made them??????
Eileen - August 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Yes, I remember how good they were. I too thought that they were better than Milky Ways and 3 Musketeers. They weren't as sweet. I sure wish they would bring them back again!
Hank Stevens - August 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Very cool, that so many remember this outstanding candy bar and if your local mom and pop did not have some frozen starting in June, then you were going to the wrong grocer!
Diane - August 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember a man selling them from a camper-style candy concession on the beach on our 1975 vacation. In the mid-90s I found them at a Discount Drug Mart in Ohio. Glad to know I'm not the only one who remembers Milk Shakes fondly!
Christine - August 31, 2009 - Report this comment
OH how I loved these. Would love one right now!
Jody - September 08, 2009 - Report this comment
When I think of Milkshake bars...I think frozen, on a stick and sold at the Little League concession stand. I own a convenience store...and sell frozen Milky Ways on a stick..that I insert myself...not quite the Milkshake, though...I was so big that candy bar...and remembering it...makes me smile. Little League...and a Frozen Milkshake bar. Summertime, at it's finest. :)
cheryl - September 14, 2009 - Report this comment
PLEASE!!! WHATEVER CANDY MANUFACURER MADE THIS CANDY BAR ,PLEASE bring it back , it will be such a hit. I too have talked to many people who remember this candy bar . We all agree, we miss it. It was delicious!!!!!
Erik - September 22, 2009 - Report this comment
The Milkshake bar was owned by the hollywood candy company, started In 1933, they Invented the fluffy nougat that Mars copied for the 3 Muskateers bar. Hollywood also made the zero bar and payday, I always loved both the zero bar and Milkshake and also remember having the Milkshake bar at my local swimming pool, they never put sticks In them but they were alys frozen and as I recall they only sold 2 candy bars at my pool and the other bar was a zagnut bar because It wouldn't melt In the heat. I recall that both bars were very reasonable and very good. I recall the Milkshake bar being bigger, cheaper and much better than 3 Muskateers, Milkshake bars were not as sweet and might have had a slight malt taste and fluffier. Leaf bought Hollywood In 1988 and now the Hollywood brands are owned by Hershey. Its a shame because of the 3 most popular Hollywood bars (Milkshake, Payday and Zero) that Hershey chose not to make Milkshake.
kirk - October 05, 2009 - Report this comment
for years I've been talking to people about this candy bar. Had my last one 30 years ago. Still the best candy bar I've ever had. No one believes me, or they think that I have overated them. these bars are the truth and should be made again. With so many other people with the same feeling, I know I'm not nuts.
Kerry - October 11, 2009 - Report this comment
My wife and I echo all of the yumtastic comments listed below! Is there any way to buy Milkshake Candy Bars either on line or somewhere in the Twin Cities?
Barbie - October 21, 2009 - Report this comment
I SOOOO remember swimming lessons in Peru, IL when I was about 5 years old. I couldn't wait to get in line after lessons to get my Milkshake candy bar. My story is pretty much the same as all the others. People look at me like I'm crazy when I talk about this candy bar. I sure miss that taste! Far better than any candy bar today!!! PLEASE BRING THEM BACK!
Genny - October 21, 2009 - Report this comment
Would anyone like to do a petition to Hershey to revive it? There are an awful lot of people here who miss it and would buy it again.
Eggbert - October 25, 2009 - Report this comment
I have to have a milkshake candy bar right now! Let's have a million man or woman march to hershey pennsylvania and demand our rights! I blame the Obama administration for not funding these candy bars! New Candy bars turned in for old!
Carmen S - December 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Today I took a nap and dreamed about a Milkshake candy bar. It was like I was reliving a childhood memory. I thought to myself I haven't seen one of them In years. It is real sad that they don't make them any more. While looking on-line for those, I saw another candy bar I remembered, the butternut bar. Those were the best candy bar in the world
Lee - January 15, 2010 - Report this comment
We had them every time we went to the movies. Of course you had to have it frozen. Remember those days when you could sit and watch the same movie over and over for the same admission price?
Chum Chum - January 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Frozen on a stick @ Tanners Beach in West Georgia circa 1967 ...was part of getting to go there ..Had no idea anyone else remembered how good they were..
Jeff - January 25, 2010 - Report this comment
My Pepere used to have them for me when I visited him many years ago.
Rich J - January 30, 2010 - Report this comment
My sister who is 9.5 years older than me used to drive me downtown to Edna's Drive-in in Davenport Washington when I was in grade school to get a frozen Milkshake Bar. We were just reminiscing about our old home town because our mother just passed away. This is a great memory of my childhood. I agree with Eggbert's October 25th comments. The Obama administration needs to create a federal program for candy bar reform. Possibly a candy bar Czar!!! By the way Jeff, what or who is a Pepere?
Rob - February 02, 2010 - Report this comment
I've never had a Milkshake bar.Frozen or otherwise.I am a big fan of the ZERO bar and have been since I was a kid.My 11 yr old daughter is a fan too now.After all the comments I truly wish I could have at least tried one. Candy extinction is a travesty.Seriously,I don't see a problem bringing back some of these delightful "antiques".Who would it hurt? It's candy!
franklin - February 10, 2010 - Report this comment
Yes, milkshake bars were my favorite as a kid. Not everyone carried them. Three Muskateers and Milky way are almost indedible because they are so cloyingly sweet. Milkshake wasn't. Not as good as Heath, but Hershey's should bring them back.
Ann - March 02, 2010 - Report this comment
I have only ever had a Milkshake bar once in my life. We were on vacation. 20 years later I still remember and crave that candy bar!
jd - April 01, 2010 - Report this comment
OMG, would get off the bus a few stops ahead on the way home from HS in Greensburg, PA so that I could stop at Doc's candy store for a frozen Milkshake bar. How I miss them and would do just about anything to be able to enjoy them again. So long ago, but still a vivid memory of pure pleasure!
dom27 - May 05, 2010 - Report this comment
WHEN I WAS A KID 40 YEARS AGO, THERE WAS A SQUARE CANDY BAR CALLED: GRADE A BAR. IT WAS PROBABLY ONE OF THE GREAT CANDY BARS IN IT'S DAY. DOES ANY ONE KNOW WHO MADE THAT CANDY, AND / OR IF IT'S STILL AROUND...
jjg - May 19, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember the Milkshake candy bar being so delicious! As a kid in the mid 60's Milkshakes were best in the summertime 'cause the local 5-and-dime would push an ice cream-like stick in one end and freeze them! It would be so hot out and that cold, malted chocolate flavor was such a treat! I have always shared all my favorite childhood things with my kids and I wish I could share that one! Recently, a local store offered some of the old chewing gum flavors: Cloves and BlackJack; I wish they'd do that with the good ol' Milkshakes!!
oldschoolruler - May 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I haven't thought about it for YEARS, but yes, Milkshakes were great, so was Zagnut...
JONMANKUTA@aol.com - July 02, 2010 - Report this comment
If anyone has any old 70s candy wrappers they would sell, please email me, I collect them and pay good cash for them!
VITO - July 13, 2010 - Report this comment
I'M 49 I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY STOPPED MAKING THE GREATEST CANDY BAR EVER..... PLEASE COME BACK!!!!!
Mike - August 04, 2010 - Report this comment
About 15 years ago my local video store was selling them but then they disapeared. I loved them frozen they always sold them at movie theaters
tim martin - August 09, 2010 - Report this comment
i believe Hershey owns the rights to Hollywood candies products. Hershey's Fast break candy bar is the one that reminded me of the milkshake candy bar and especially when you eat it frozen.
oldkid - August 12, 2010 - Report this comment
Of course the only way to enjoy a Milkshake bar was frozen! The company promoted them that way. My grandparents owned a cafe and if allowed to pick out a treat, very often it was a frozen milkshake bar...yum.
Kathy - August 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Milkshake candy bars were the BEST! And, yes, FROZEN was the ONLY way to eat them. They were SO delicious. I wish they would bring them back. What memories.
Jeff H. - September 03, 2010 - Report this comment
These were the Best Candy Bar ever!
Tina- California - September 14, 2010 - Report this comment
Yes Milkshake Candy Bars were the bomb. We use to go camping at the coast in Bodoga Bay and in the Doran Park campground they had sold Frozen Milkshake bars there and I couldn't wait to get to the campground to go and buy one. I have e-mail Hershey's and have asked them if they would consider bringing them back even if it is for a limited time. Who knows it could become there top selling product:)
Jesse L. - September 14, 2010 - Report this comment
I loved Milkshake, Zero and Bonomo's Turkish Taffy as a kid. Always bought a Milkshake when we were in the store and loved them. At that age they were probably my favorite candy bar. The taste was just right. I can still remember how they taste. Hershey should bring them back.
GORDON - September 24, 2010 - Report this comment
BYRON LAKE POOL, OAKDALE,NY-69-70 AWESOME TREAT!
Jerry - September 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Always got a Milkshake Bar at the local Theater as akid. Hersheys would make some money from me if they brought these back.
Gavin Anderson - September 30, 2010 - Report this comment
Milkshake Candybars were the best! So sad they don't make them anymore - all other pale in comparison! My brother once found a warehouse that still had a case of them and bought it for me :-) That was the best birthday of my life!
Neal - November 02, 2010 - Report this comment
For me it was the early/mid sixties on Long Island, NY. We walked down to the beach (Centerport)just about everyday in the summer and I loved getting a frozen MilkShake on a stick near the pier. Amazing.
martha - November 14, 2010 - Report this comment
PLEASE Bring them back!!
Peggy Wolff - December 06, 2010 - Report this comment
OMG! What I would give for a Milkshake bar right now! Loved them as a child. At the beach......frozen Milkshake bar and a RC cola. Hershey....you are really missing the boat on this one. Zero and Milkshake, you can't go wrong!
Cici Patterson - December 09, 2010 - Report this comment
So seriously, how can we bring back the milkshake candy bar. I can't stop thinking about them. If I concentrate real hard, I can almost taste it. Nothing says summer and a pool, like a milkshake candy bar!!!!
John - December 31, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember these tasty candy bars from back in the day..... 1975..... "Rola Rena" roller skating rink in Green Bay, Wisconsin, man oh man, what I would give for a case of those bars today!
Todd A Cross - January 05, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember these so fondly. I used to get them in Brookfield, Ohio at the Valley View dept store. I have been hoping someone would reintroduce them
Karen - January 06, 2011 - Report this comment
These were my all time favorite back in the 70's! My lunch would always consist of a bag of Hillbilly Barbecue chips, a Milk Shake candy bar and a glass bottle of pepsi! Boy, those were the days!!
John Stevenson - January 09, 2011 - Report this comment
I used to have these frozen on a stick at Pontiac Beach in Waterford Michigan....boy would I ever love to have one again!!!...Please bring them back!!!
Stephen C - January 09, 2011 - Report this comment
My favorite candy bar, and the best when frozen. Please bring them back, still having craving's for more than 30 years.
Newsworthy - January 20, 2011 - Report this comment
A New York businessman, Kenneth Wiesen, who brought back the Bonomo Turkish Taffy, has expressed interest in bringing back the Milkshake bar. He's contacted local media in the Centralia area looking for information on the bar from former employees as consultants. He states that it may be months to years before he obtains the trade/patent rights, but who knows, it might make a comeback. I don't remember the bar but I know many people who worked for Hollywood and they all claimed that the Milkshake was the best candy bar ever.
Mich Ande - January 22, 2011 - Report this comment
Frozen on a stick, better than milkyway, or three musketeers frozen! Walking all the way from my house to the Speedymart in Huntington Beach, CA and slide that freezer case open and search all the frozen treats for THE MILKSHAKE BAR...It was like finding treasure! Searched and searched for 30+ years and still wondering if I will ever see them again. If they do bring them back, I hope they are exactly the same as they were. I will buy stock!
Troy, NY Kids - February 18, 2011 - Report this comment
My wife and I loved the Milkshake bar, especially frozen. We grew up in the same city getting our candy from small corner stores. We would like to join the crusade against Hershey to bring back a beloved childhood memory. We loved the Milkshake. Please,please, please bring it back.
Annette, New Jersey - February 19, 2011 - Report this comment
Best Candy Bar Ever!! The Milkshake bar was lighter and fluffier and better tasting than a Milky Way and Three Muskateer. Ate them all the time when I was younger. Hershey should definitely should bring it back - it would be a best seller for sure!!!
Buddy G - February 21, 2011 - Report this comment
The closest I've come to the Milkshake bar is a Nutrisystem Milk Chocolatey Delight bar rolled in malt powder. Not exactly the same but a worthy subsitute until someone brings the original back.
susie S. - March 14, 2011 - Report this comment
MILKSHAKE CRAVINGS! I totally remember as one of the above commenters said about going to the baseball games (my dad was an umpire) and getting them frozen on a stick. The caramel would ALWAYS be sticking to the wrapper. Somebody could make themselves a MINT if they would find the mfr and bring them back! These were to die for yummy!
colleen - March 19, 2011 - Report this comment
The milkshake candy bar was my favorite candy bar growing up.. at that time i paid a nickel a bar!! i was just trying to think of the name and it finally came to me. Bring them back.. you'd sell tons!
Vicki - April 25, 2011 - Report this comment
I too used to get them frozen at the local swimming pool in Belle Valley, just outside of Erie, PA. That was back in the 60's. Sometimes, wehen I get the craving for one, I'll get a Milky Way, but it's just not a good. It was kinda a cross between a Milky Way and a 3 Muskateers, but the 3 Muskateers are just way too sweet for me. I agree, we need to find a candy manufacturer would would be willing to make them again! Please, oh please, someone make them again for us!
Kathy in Indy - May 04, 2011 - Report this comment
I used to get this as a snack at the pool and when I was old enough to walk to the corner grocery store I would save my money to buy a Milkshake. God I miss those candy bars.
JO - May 28, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG I can't believe how many people remember the Milk Shake candy bar. I tell people about it and they think I am nuts...and they tasted best frozen.. I remember going down the shore(Jersey) and eating frozen milkshakes.mmmmm I search and search to no avail...would love to see them back again.....
tim - June 10, 2011 - Report this comment
I only got them when I visited my Grandparents in West Virginia. They were my favorite! I'd search for them at home in Ohio, but no one seemed to carry them. I'm glad Hershey is making Zero bars, but I wish they'd make these too!
Sara - June 11, 2011 - Report this comment
Yum, these were way good. I wish they would bring them back.
MM in ca. - June 19, 2011 - Report this comment
I TOO REMEMBER THE MILKSHAKE BAR. I FIRST BOUGHT THEM FROM THE THE GOOD HUMOR ICE CREAM TRUCK VENDOR, HE SUGGESTED ONE IN THE LATE SIXTIES. MY MOM WOULD BUY 'EM AND WE'D KEEP THEM IN THE FREEZER, THEY WOULD LAST LONG. NOT MANY PEOPLE I KNOW REMEMBER THE MILKSHAKE BAR, THIS SITE PROVES MANY DO.
Don - June 20, 2011 - Report this comment
They were always my favorite. I miss them and wish they would bring them back. Milkyway is a big disapointment after Milkshake. Sadly Hollywood candy was not marketed well in my area. Most stores did not carry them.
Camille - July 21, 2011 - Report this comment
I grew up eating Milkshake candy bars everyday after school. 40+ yrs later I can still remember the taste. I so wish they would bring them back. The Milkyway Dark Chocolate is good but nothing will ever compare to the soft, whipped center of a Milkshake candy bar.
Milkshake Crazy - August 02, 2011 - Report this comment
I have emailed Hershey's too... I'm certain I will get a blanket email back though... maybe someday we will have our favorite candy bar back...
Phil - August 23, 2011 - Report this comment
Milkshake bars..... Gotta have em back! They were the BEST! Lets all write to the Hershey co. and see if we can't get a grass roots movement to bring em back!
SILVERBACK - August 30, 2011 - Report this comment
Used to get them out of the vending machine at work. Almost got in a fistfight with another steelworker over the last one. Nothing else tastes the way these things did. What a shame such simple pleasures can't be obtained anymore.
Rick - September 03, 2011 - Report this comment
Unfrozen. Frozen. It was simply the best candy bar ever made. I just had a Zero bar tonight. It was very good, but it made me long again for a Milkshake Bar. Bring them back!
GEORGE DILLIN - September 09, 2011 - Report this comment
IS THE MILKSHAKE BAR THE SAME BAR I REMEMBER AS A KID AS A HOLLYWOOD BAR? WITH HOLLYWOOD PRINTED ACROSS THE WRAPPER? IF IT IS, I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW. I KNOW THAT WAS THE BEST CANDY ON EARTH BECAUSE I HAD ONE FOR LUNCH EACH DAY IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
Bouncer - November 15, 2011 - Report this comment
I haven't had a Milkshake bar since 1968, just around my 7th B'Day. What I wouldn't give for one. I even remember the brown wrapper with green lettering and white background. It seems like there were tiny green shooting stars next to the letters.
Tammy - November 20, 2011 - Report this comment
Growing up, nothing made me happier than a frozen Milkshake candy bar from the local swimming pool concession stand. These days I still freeze all of my candy bars, but nothing compares...
Ed - December 05, 2011 - Report this comment
The best candybar ever. I hope it will return. The commercial cows always made me smile when I was a kid. Bring them back!
patricia - January 03, 2012 - Report this comment
Tears... sad tears. I'm sitting here with a tummyache wishing I was nibbling on Dip in a Chip instead of Chicken in a Biscuit. Googled Dip in a Chip & came upon a really cool 70's site for them. Then my eyes got really big & my heart started thumpin' & I googled the BEST CANDYBAR EVER INVENTED - MILKSHAKE!!! Hi ya'll! I haven't had one in probably 46 years...sniff, sniff. I'm 55 now & I've NEVER stopped craving them. They were the only candybar i ever ate as a kid. It cost 5ยข for a MILKSHAKE BAR at Ramos Grocery in Vacaville, Ca. How awesome it would be if that "special guy mentioned above" could start making them again! Dreamy delicious Milkshake bars.
patricia - January 03, 2012 - Report this comment
oops! Ramos Market!^
darlene - February 11, 2012 - Report this comment
I have been looking for these for years. I loved Milkshake candy bars. Can't believe you can't get them anymore. Did the company go out of business? Can we start a petition or something? Now I want one more than ever. Where's the recipe?
julie - February 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Maybe we could all petition Hershey's to bring them back for an anniversary. It was the best candy bar I can remember!
Helene - March 24, 2012 - Report this comment
It is sad day in that I've finally found out that I can no longer get a milkshake bar. I used to love those bars when I was a kid and everyone I tell about them around my age or older doesn't remember them. They were awesome. I would love to see them bring it back. :-(
Milwaukee - April 01, 2012 - Report this comment
It's so cool to how many of you still remember the Milkshake bar. I was tell my wife about the commercial with the two cows. Wish I could find that one. I'm with the "gotta have em frozen" crowd. Funny how a candy bar can bring back such great memories.
R. Kasdorb - April 28, 2012 - Report this comment
The Milkshake candy bar goes further back than the 1970's. I was eating them in 1959 and 1960 on my way home from school. Cash in a few soda bottles for the 3 cent per empty bottle deposit and I would have a Milkshake bar for the walk home from school. Frozen or straight up ambient temperature did not make any difference. They were tasty at any time at any temperature. There was also the Seven-Up bar. Remember that one? There was so much more variety and choice back then than there is now. Back then it was taste buds and competition. Nowadays it is marketing and media.
MJM-Tucson - July 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Frozen from our local Tasty Freeze during a break from swimming in WI. Simply the best.
cathy senig - July 18, 2012 - Report this comment
I use to buy the candy bar all the time It was soooo good, why did they go away why is it when something is good it's for a limited time and awful stuff stays around!
Tim Reid - August 02, 2012 - Report this comment
This was a rare find in central CT when I grew up in the 60s & 70s, but they were always my favorite! It was the slight malt flavor that set it apart. Would love another someday!
sharon c.p.in. - September 10, 2012 - Report this comment
I too have been looking for these candy bars. I keep telling my kids about them. please bring them back.
lebanon pa - October 22, 2012 - Report this comment
My Mom & I were just discussing the Milkshake Candy Bar today, Monday, October 22, 2012. We would both love to see the return of this candy bar! This is a candy bar that was loved by sooooooooo many and is now missed by sooooooooooo many plus generations that have learned about this candy bar thru family and friends that have not had the opportunity to indulge in this candy bar!!!!!!!!! Wake up original producers of the Milkshake Candy Bar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Judy - Saginaw, MI - October 23, 2012 - Report this comment
I loved the MilkShake candy bars. I remember getting them at our local skating rink everytime I went. Wish I could have one right now. I miss them and wish they would bring them back.
Kathryn Miller - November 04, 2012 - Report this comment
My grandmother always put some of these in our stockings at Christmas. They were so good I hated when the last bite was there.
Ginny - Indy - November 16, 2012 - Report this comment
Absolutely nothing compares to a MilkShake Candy bar. By far the very best ever made. It's a shame the the top people in corporate always want to change or delet the best things.
TB - Greenville, RI - January 13, 2013 - Report this comment
Ditto. I'll offer a modicum of hope. A few years back there were lots of postings on the Web like this about Bonomo Turkish Taffy. That candy bar is now available EXACTLY like the original. It seems that enough people made noise and someone who owned the rights/recipe responded. Having said that, if you are a Milkshake lover, try Reese's Whipps. The first time I tried one it was like eating a Milkshake with peanut butter cream instead of caramel. Not as good, but it had the consistency and some of the flavor. Just hearing that Hershey ended up with what was the Hollywood Candy company has given me additional hope. They already appear to be borrowing from the Milkshake recipe. It can't be that difficult to recreate the bar like was done with Turkish Taffy. The more noise that Hershey hears, the more they'll start to think about the financial benefits.
KJ - January 17, 2013 - Report this comment
Maybe if everyone typing on here would contact Hershey's they might dig out the recipe and start making them again. They were my Dad's favorite many moons ago and he had gotten all 4 of us kids hooked on them too. I would like to see them back too. Keep telling my 10 year old about them and she wants to know how a candy bar can be as good as I tell her they were?!Bring back Milk Shake candy bars.
EJ - February 20, 2013 - Report this comment
Don't they (Hershey) have a Facebook page or a Twitter page where people can start letting them know that this is a candy bar that needs to be brought back? I love frozen Snickers bars, but nothing comes close to the flavor of a frozen Milkshake bar. Maybe they could just make them for the summer season each year. Seems like half the people posting here have the same sort of memory of how great these things were as a treat in the summer..... fingers crossed for this to happen.
BK - February 23, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to pick up pop cans and bottles along my paper route in the late 70's and would cash them in for the deposit at the little store at the end of my route. Every penny went toward buying Milkshake Candy Bars! I would polish off all of them before I got home (and then wonder why I had issues with hypoclycemia as a kid! Lol) I found them briefly as a special issue in the mid 90's but never since. There is a large candy store near my house that is keeping an eye out for them for me. The have a whole section of vintage candy bars. The owner is too young to remember them but is looking nonetheless. I am convinced that my nieces and nephew's childhoods will not be complete until they have had a chance to eat one of these!
Frank - March 01, 2013 - Report this comment
Concession stand at whitetail drivein movie theater Lemmon SD in late 60s early 70s . Frozen. Always got one when at the movies. Wonderful camdy.
Mark - March 12, 2013 - Report this comment
My Favorite Candy Bar by Far!!! I too thought that the Reese's Whipps tasted somewhat like my all time favorite candy bar "Milkshake" but have not been able to find these in W. Penna. recently either. If Hershey owns the recipe to the Milkshake, they really need to bring it back. I would buy two cases right now and put them in the freezer.
JON - April 14, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to buy them from the ice cream truck. they came with a stick in them and sometimes it would say free milkshake, an the next time i'd get one free. I was able to buy them in the mid 90s at only one store so i'd the whole box.
Susan - April 27, 2013 - Report this comment
I've never had a milkshake candy bar, but hearing you all talk about it makes me want to try it. I saw an article that talked about this candy bar, payday, and a couple of others and it said that the payday and one other were the only ones still being made by Hershey. So it sounds like they may have the recipe. They need to see how many people want this candy bar, maybe they would start making it.
Lorie - - May 09, 2013 - Report this comment
40 year ago the only candy bar I liked was the Zero and Milkshake! I want a MILKSHAKE candy bar!!!!!!!!! Yes they are great frozen too. I think kids now days would like them too. They would be crazy not too.
Randy - October 19, 2013 - Report this comment
WTVI use to bye them at the little league field in Ewing NJ after I played a game. they need to make them again.
Denise Mason - November 02, 2013 - Report this comment
Just Google Milkshake candy bar.
Big Wes - February 19, 2014 - Report this comment
When I came back from Okinawa in 1982, after a three year tour at Kadena AB, my mother asked me what I missed the most while I was gone, and what did I want her to have for me when I got back. I answered, "A couple of Stroh's beers, and a couple of Milkshake Bars". She bought me a case of each of them, and put the Milkshakes in the freezer, and the Stroh's in a the fridge. I had the world's best mother.
Tim Donovan - March 31, 2014 - Report this comment
Homestead Pa, back 50 years ago when walking home from school I'd stop in Tippy's on 15th ave and buy a frozen Milkshake it all most made it the rest of the way home--- all most!!! 5 cents back then God I miss them:(
Milkshake Bar lover - May 05, 2014 - Report this comment
I miss the Milkshake Candy bar. Please, please, please Hershey Company, bring it back!! When I think about the sweet treats that I had when I was a kid, the first thing that comes to mind is the Milkshake Candy bar. Not only does it taste amazing, but the memories the bar brings back are irreplaceable. Please Hershey Co. have a heart and return a part of my childhood!!
Tina Burger - June 25, 2014 - Report this comment
Milkshake candy bars were always my favorite. When we would swimming at the Y I would always get one frozen for my snack! I wish they would bring them back.

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