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 (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at DollarGeneral.com.

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