A Sweet Salute for Summer

June 22, 2018

This summer, Dollar General will serve as the exclusive retailer for specially-wrapped Hershey Military Appreciation XL bars.

Military Appreciation XL Bars make sharing a message of appreciation simple with patriotic wrappers that feature messages like “Thank You for Your Service!” and “You’re the Best!” Available in Hershey’s® XL Milk Chocolate, Hershey’s® XL Milk Chocolate with Almond, KitKat® XL and Reese’s® XL, these bars are the perfect sweet treat to share and support our veterans and military service members.  Try the specially-wrapped bars beginning late June at Dollar General for only $1.80.

Plus, the even sweeter part includes the fact Dollar General and Hershey’s plan to provide a $10,000 donation to the USO to further support military service members across the world stay connected to family, home and country.

Make your salute special with a delicious and easy recipe from Hershey’s.

Easy HERSHEY Bar Pie

  • One packaged crumb crust (6 oz.)
  • One HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bar (6.0 oz.), broken into pieces
  • One tub frozen non-dairy whipped topping (8 oz.), thawed
1. Place candy bar pieces in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) one minute or until chocolate is smooth when stirred. Cool slightly.

2. Fold whipped topping into melted chocolate; spoon into crust. Cover; refrigerate six hours or until firm. Garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover pie. Makes eight servings.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com. 

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