Food of the Eighties, Chewy Chalk
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It was candy shaped like little pieces of chalk. It had a powdery white outside and a red chewy center.
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Seth - April 10, 2009 - Report this comment
I had this candy once. In my kindergarten class a kid brought in huge bags for everyone on valentines day. I dont remember what his dad did but he was able to get it for us special. I loved the candy. I have been looking to see if it was still made but I couldnt remember the name until seeing this.
Leah - August 06, 2009 - Report this comment
I wish they would make it again it was the best!!
Rich - August 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember..... Yeah everyday after 2nd grade i would hit up the ice cream man and get 4 bags for a dollar. I hope to eat them again. It was too good not to be lost with the 80s. Cali in the house!!!
D.M.C. - October 06, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember riding my bike when I was 10 in 1988 to a Cumberland Farms store near my house in South Jersey on a cool fall afternoon. At the store I bought chalk candy in a small red bag w/a blk. board on the front. They had a sweet cherry flav. inside with a white chalky outside. I only found them that 1 day and never again :(
Tawnya - November 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I totally remember that candy! My mom would let me get it at the general store in the mid 80s. I have always asked friends if they remember and they think I'm crazy! So happy to find others that share that memory of that great candy with me!
amber - January 18, 2010 - Report this comment
i remember my grandmother giving me this candy every Halloween. oh what i wouldnt do for more chewy chalk!
Netti - January 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Everyone thinks I'm crazy too, but I LOVED those things. I wish they'd start making them again. They need to bring back the original Good n Fruity too!!
meanth - January 30, 2010 - Report this comment
I once asked a friend, "Dare me to eat a piece of that chalk?" I confidently went to the classroom chalk tray, ate the pre-placed Chewy Chalk, and laughed inside as she watched in horror. Good times, good times...
Genie - March 03, 2010 - Report this comment
The last time I had chewy chalk was in the late 80's. I've searched and searched all over the internet to no avail =( Why do companies discontinue good products? Like Johnny Apple Seed and Alexander the Grape.... stupid stupid heads...lol
Scarlett - April 23, 2010 - Report this comment
I can not believe that I have finally found other people that remember Chewy chalk!!! I loved it soooo much it was my favorite and every time I would ask someone if they too remembered it they always said no! How wierd. I was beginning to wonder if I was the only one who had ever eaten any of it! Wish they would make it again! It was great!!
Shawn - June 08, 2010 - Report this comment
This was my favorite candy of all time I can still taste it and I want some now!.
Amanda - July 16, 2010 - Report this comment
Chewy chalk was the best candy ever!!! My sister and I still talk about it-there is nothing like it!!! I want them to make it again.
Joe - July 31, 2010 - Report this comment
Brings back memories.. @netti I agree they need to bring back the original good and fruity new taste is horrible
Chavo - June 23, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved chewy chalk,I used to play baseball and share my chewy chalk.I would pay lots of $ for some chewy chalk;•}
jerry - August 28, 2011 - Report this comment
chewy rocks -- best candy in candyland history
Karri - October 24, 2011 - Report this comment
I craved Chewy Chalk for the bulk of my first pregnancy and still do sixteen years later. Definitely in the top 3 candies of all time. Bring back Chewy Chalk!!
shelly - January 12, 2012 - Report this comment
This hilarious! I have thought about craved this off and on for years now! I didn't think anyone else remembered them.Who were they made by? delicious!
Terry - February 17, 2012 - Report this comment
At work now and craving chewy chalk.. did a search and sad they no longer make them. How do we petition the leaf company to get them back?
Michelle - July 31, 2012 - Report this comment
I want more. My great grandparents used to bring it every time they came. It leaves a strong memory.
jane 0- - July 31, 2012 - Report this comment
That's So very cool. My grandparents are dead, like a door nail but i wish they did the same. But I had them alone and they were good to the last drop. You are SO cool Michelle. Call me back, girl.
Melissa - August 03, 2012 - Report this comment
My Husband and I LOVE this candy! We used to buy it in the mid to late 80's! We have searched for this everywhere! There must be a candy company that can make this today. Too many people love it so please someone out there please bring it back!!
Justin Lewis - December 13, 2013 - Report this comment
I LOVED Chewy Chalk! It was my favorite candy then, and still is, even though I haven't had it in over 20 years. I accidentally ate a piece of real chalk once, thinking it *could be* chewy chalk. I would pay a lot of money to eat it again. I even tried calling Leaf, Inc. to obtain the recipe from them after they discontinued the candy, but they refused to give it to me. I believe they are no longer in business because I went to http://dcontrol.com/profile/LEAF,_INC./21359/ and called the number there ((708) 940-7500) and it was a non-working number.
sonya - January 03, 2014 - Report this comment
i love reading all these stories about chewy chalk! when i was a lil girl a old guy that lived beside my house sold little flea mrkt style items and his delivery guy brought him some chewy chalk in his items one day and i loved that candy. i use to try to explain the candy to my husband to see if he had ever tried it, i was so surprised when i found it on here. i would love to have just one bag of it. plz plz plz plz bring it bk
Charlie - January 05, 2014 - Report this comment
This stuff sounds awesome! Where was I???
Jenn - March 11, 2014 - Report this comment
I used to LOVE this candy. It was great. No one else seems to remember it. I can still picture the package.

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