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Nostalgic candy from my youth
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RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
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Squirrel nut zippers and Mary Janes.

Zero bars.

Zagnut.

Boston Baked Beans (candy coated peanuts).

Chunky bars were gigantic as were most candy bars, especially within our diminutive hands...but they really were a lot bigger back then (late 50's-early 60's).

How about the miniature ice cream cones filled with some sort of sugar fluff?
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Post: #47
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
The stale slab of bubblegum that would come with trading cards.
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Post: #48
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
LoP Guest  Wrote: (01-14-2018 02:20 AM)
The stale slab of bubblegum that would come with trading cards.

that tasted like soap!

..right..?

Rofl

Just Plain Nuts.
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dammit. keep this one going its good lol

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RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
These were made in upstate NY



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Post: #51
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
Coolchick  Wrote: (01-14-2018 02:23 AM)
LoP Guest  Wrote: (01-14-2018 02:20 AM)
The stale slab of bubblegum that would come with trading cards.

that tasted like soap!

..right..?

Rofl

Thrills gum!
:))
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Post: #53
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
I loved the Brach's chocolate covered caramels when they came in the boxes.

You can still get Bit o Honeys in small bags at Walmart. They also have a limited
selection of Brach's in bags, but not the same as I remember in flavor.

Do you have a Stuckey's nearby or on the roads you might travel on? They sometimes
have the older candies.

There used to be a Caravelle candy bar I haven't seen in years. Much like the
100,000 Grand bars.

Nibs? Nabs? Black licorice bites. Used to like those once in a while.

I remember a rum flavored chocolate mint type. Came in a double tube shape box.
Rockwell was the name if I recall. Those were special. My mother's favorite, she only
let me have an occasional bite.

All time favorite was and is the Russel Stover's Pecan Delights. Turtles come close
but no cigar.
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Post: #54
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
Anyone remember the licorice ummm"black" babies?
They were called something different then.

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Post: #55
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
Regal Crown Sour Candy History
These sour hard candies that come in a roll originally were originally made in England and imported to the US in the 1960s. After being discontinued for some time they are back again. They are tart and fruity just like you remember and come in your favorite flavors of sour cherry and sour lemon. Extra smooth, each hard candy disk is still wrapped in wax paper. They are a little bit thicker than a Life Saver.

https://www.oldtimecandy.com/walk-the-ca...our-candy/

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Candy by Decade
Often we are asked what candy was created or enjoyed in certain decades. Through many hours of mouthwatering research, we have done our best to track down the origins of many of your old time favorites.

Click on the decade below to travel down sweet memory lane and see the list of popular treats during that time period.
https://www.oldtimecandy.com/candy-by-decade

Quote:Les pauvres n'ont-ils des Euros ?
Alors laissez les pauvres 'sh*t' dans les rues
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Post: #57
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
Canady  Wrote: (01-14-2018 03:39 AM)
Coolchick  Wrote: (01-14-2018 02:23 AM)
that tasted like soap!

..right..?

Rofl

Thrills gum!
:))

you made me LOL irl just now.. Rofl

ive ALWAYS said that thrills tasted like soap lol..

i couldnt understand how ppl could chew it..

Just Plain Nuts.
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Post: #58
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
LoP Guest  Wrote: (01-14-2018 02:20 AM)
The stale slab of bubblegum that would come with trading cards.

wacky packages!
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RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
LoP Guest  Wrote: (01-14-2018 05:05 AM)
Anyone remember the licorice ummm"black" babies?
They were called something different then.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0250/7...1483602886

oh yes i do indeed.
and, as kids, we did call it n-word babies.
never nmeant a thing by it.. its just what they were called to us..

odd eh..?

but yeah we thought nothin of it.

was just the name

1dunno1

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Post: #60
RE: Nostalgic candy from my youth
In those days we were Guinea-pigs for the sugar industry
and the creation of diabetes.
seems Pez and salted-licorice have been around forever.
what I remember :
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