M&M's Is Turning Your Favorite Candies Into Chocolate Bars

The classic candy maker is releasing new goodies

M&M's is adding two new products to its portfolio.

Candy lovers, listen up. M&M’s has announced two brand-new products: hazelnut-filled chocolate candies and five chocolate bars peppered with fan-favorite M&M’s. How did M&M's just introduce chocolate bars with Minis, Peanut, Milk Chocolate, Almond, Crispy, and Crispy Mint? We're not sure. But we're obsessed.

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Thanks to our friends at Mars, Daily Meal staffers were able to sample these new treats prior to their release dates.

First off, the Hazelnut Spread M&M's will join the confectioner’s lineup permanently in April 2019. This “spread” is not actually capable of being slathered on toast; it looks just like regular M&M’s and has a creamy chocolate-hazelnut center. Regardless, we thought it missed the mark. Taste testers opined that it tasted just like popcorn, oddly enough.

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“I don't understand how they got Nutella flavor so wrong,” one editor said. Though she, along with the rest of us, thought the five new M&M's-infused chocolate bars were winners. “The chocolate bars were very good. The chocolate was a decent quality and I like the texture of the M&M’s and other mix-ins," she remarked.

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New M&M’s Bars will hit store shelves a little earlier than the Hazelnut Spread in December 2018. Unlike the former, we think this never-seen-before treat is the perfect stocking stuffer. Our favorite has to be the Crispy flavor, though. It tastes just like a Nestlé Crunch bar, but with creamier chocolate and a better chocolate-to-crisp ratio.

No offense to Crunch bars, but they’re all crisp and the people want more chocolate! In fact, here are 20 reasons to eat it every day.