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Time magazine picked the Kit Kat candy bar as the most influential candy bar of all time. The magazine says Kit Kat was the first candy bar to be marketed around sharing, which helped turn chocolate into a social snack.

Mitchell Cohen, who runs Economy Candy on the Lower East Side, says chocolate is influential because it crosses all cultural barriers.

The list includes 13 candy bars, including Hershey's milk chocolate bar, Toberlone, Cadbury, Nestle Crunch, Baby Ruth, and Snickers. One fictional candy bar turned real thing made the list. It was made famous on the big screen in the film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

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