Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Old Smoothie Candy Bar Recipe

If you're of a "certain age" you might remember buying Smoothie candy bars at the candy store, They were shaped like a Reeses Cup but had a different flavor. The candy cup had kind of a light butterscotch taste with a crunchy texture. When I had allowance money or "pop bottle return cash" (oh, you are in my age bracket!!) my brother, Greg, and I would go down the street to Berthie Doak's Grocery and buy candy: Smoothie bars; little wax pop bottles with juice inside; Pumpkin Seeds with the Indian Chief on the box or Boston Baked Beans. If you didn't have enough for these larger items, there was a bunch of penny and nickel candy in that glass case that was just as good: jawbreakers, tootsie rolls, gum and Charm pops....oh, and my favorite, blue wax lips!! Anyway, the maker of the Smoothie cups put little cardboard coupons with points inside and if you saved up so many points, you got "free" candy. I was seven or eight and not an "A student" in math, so this seemed like a good deal, at the time! :0)
Here's a recipe that is just like the flavor of those Smoothie candies. You'd better make a batch for Christmas, because I don't think you can buy them anymore.....if so, I'm sure they're not ten cents!

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Smoothie Candy

1 lb. white chocolate. broken up
1 lb. butterscotch chips
1 C crunchy peanut butter

Microwave and stir ingredients so they're completely blended. Pour into small foil candy cups on baking sheet. Let cool on counter for 2 hours. Take some next door and impress the neighbors!!

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  1. I don't remember these, but I remember the wax pop bottles! But the recipe sounds good. Thanks for sharing.
    Gail (Bible Love Notes)

  2. Yep; I remember this! Yummy recipe too.

  3. Thanks for sharing this on My Meatless Mondays. It looks easy enough to make and sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing with My Meatless MOndays.

  4. Hi Marcia,
    This is a great old favorite that your recipe will let us still enjoy! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  6. I purchased butterscotch chips and a good qualot white chocolate chip. Both are 11 ozs. All the recipes are calling for 1 lb bags of chips. Is the 11oz bag of Nestlé chips what you used? They don't make a 1lb bag. Do I need to cut back the Peanut butter?

  7. They still make 'em: the problem where I live is finding anyone who carries them--too far from Altoona, PA, I suppose.