The chocolate lentil , also known as chocolate dragee , is a lentil-shaped candy made from coated whole milk chocolate .
The original chocolate buttons are white, light blue or pink and have a peppermint flavored coating .
There are also colorful chocolate buttons without peppermint flavor such as B. Smarties , or the M & M’s derived from them .
There are also round chocolate platelets with a similar diameter and flat underside, which are fitted with nonpareils on their convex (outwardly curved) top . These are also sometimes referred to as chocolate buttons.