Three individually wrapped Tootsie Rolls
What Exactly Is The Flavor Of Tootsie Rolls?
According to, Tootsie Roll offers "a perfectly balanced cocoa taste, lined with a subtle, fruit-flavored undertone." Essentially, the flavor is fruity cocoa.
Tootsie Roll's recipe incorporates a fascinating process, per their website. It requires "the incorporation of the previous day's Tootsie Rolls into each newly cooked confection."
Other Tootsie Roll ingredients include sugar, corn syrup, palm oil, condensed skim milk, cocoa, whey, soy lecithin, and artificial and natural flavors.
However, despite the publicly listed ingredients, the specific blend and proportions that give the Tootsie Roll its distinctive taste remain a closely guarded secret.