Nestle Lion Bar Candy is a thick candy bar with crisp wafers in the middle with Rice Krispies caramel and topped with chocolate. Tony The Tiger might like his cereal in the morning - but most of our customers think it's GGGGGGGrrrrrrrrrreeeaaat ...Crispy , chewy and sweet. What's not to love? The Lion Candy Bar is a chocolate bar made by Nestlé. It consists of a wafer, caramel and crisped rice covered in milk chocolate. Introduced way back in the 1970s it was previously marketed as the "Big Cat" until the late 1990s. When Nestlé acquired the brand in 1988, they changed the recipe and improved the outside packaging.