Category: Junk Food Finds

Even More 2021 Halloween Junk Food Finds

This year’s Halloween junk food season continues to roll on, and so far, it’s been a great one. If you’ve not seen them before, check out the other fun junk foods I’ve found here and here. Now that you’ve checked those out, let’s take a look at what else I’ve found.

Monster Cereal Snack Packs

Now that the band is back together for their 50th anniversary, the Monsters have taken over this Halloween junk food season in an all-out assault as you’ll see as this post goes on. I’m not complaining one bit though, as we went so many years without the monster cereals in our lives that I cherish every year we continue to get them in their various forms.

These snack packs are such a great idea, I’m surprised we’ve never gotten them before. It’s such a simple concept, but I know I would love to get these things in my treat bags when I was a kid. Or today. Anytime is a good time for monster cereal.

Count Chocula Treats

If I were the Count, I’d be pissed about being left out of the cereal. I mean, they filmed a special documentary about the band getting back together after all these years, and then he got left out of the whole thing at the last minute. But I guess he might be getting the last laugh though as he is the only one with an exclusive goodie for the Halloween season. These treats were out last year, but I can’t remember if they were available in any years before that. But they were so good last year. If I weren’t diabetic, I could eat a whole box of these this season. But I’ll just have to settle for a couple of bites from one treat and be done with them, but oh what a few bites those will be.

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Brach’s Turkey Dinner Candy Corn Review

Brachs has been a big name in the candy industry for generations. They’ve been the suppliers of some of the most iconic Halloween and Christmas candies on the market year after year. And not just for the holidays, but throughout the year as well. Hell, one of my favorite things to do at the grocery store when I was a kid was to stop at their spinning rack called Pick a Mix. It was filled with bins of all different kinds of their candy. You’d fill a sack with whatever you wanted, and then purchase it by the pound.

But innovation had not been their strong suit for quite a while. They’ve been quite comfortable continuing to roll out their big hitters year after year. Until 2020 that is. This year, they unleashed Turkey Dinner Candy Corn on the world. A bag of candy corn featuring a variety of flavors, all centered around things found on Thanksgiving dinner tables each year.

The flavors include:

  • Roast Turkey
  • Stuffing
  • Ginger Glazed Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Sweet Potato Pie

Well I finally got my hands on a bag of this stuff to try (thanks @rd80s), and I filmed a video review of it for The Retro Network. I thought the folks here at Retro Ramblings may want to give it a look as well, so here you go.