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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

5 Best Easter Candies of All Time

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Robin's Eggs Oh, the joys of malt — in scotch, in dark beer, in milkshakes. Malt offers a distinctively rich, slightly sweet, flavorful complexity that enriches whatever it touches. Everyone knows that chocolate malts taste better than ordinary milkshakes.

The best-known malted candy on the American market is Whoppers, and some import stores carry chocolate Malteasers. While it's possible to buy a carton of Whoppers' malted milk balls year round, during the Easter season, stores start carrying the best iteration of malted candy on the planet — Robin's Eggs.

Robin's Eggs, which encompass a Whopper in a hard candy shell, come in pink, yellow, lilac, green and white, but nothing quite heralds the arrival of spring like the realistically colored, speckled blue eggs.

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Hershey's Solid Milk Chocolate Eggs For those who would like to enjoy seasonal candy without the gimmick, look no further than Hershey's solid milk chocolate eggs. These little eggs will satisfy your sweet tooth without rotting your teeth. They're made of the same chocolatey goodness we expect from Hershey's, molded into dense, rich, bite-sized eggs.

These eggs are simple and uncomplicated. Thanks to other trusted Hershey's offerings, including kisses and mini chocolate bars, we know Hershey's won't bullshit us with low-quality, chalky-tasting chocolate.

Hershey's understands that what we want most from our Easter candy is creamy milk chocolate in a holiday shape that won't break our teeth, make us sick to our stomachs or ruin Easter with gross-out novelty. We feel festive while eating Hershey's eggs, and thanks to their pastel wrappers, we can carry some (or a whole bag) around with us without fear of them melting in our pockets and ruining perfectly nice Easter pajamas dress clothes.

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