These were introduced in the 30's when cigarettes were harmless - and why not let the kids pretend? Times change, and the the name did too - now they're "candy sticks" and the direct copies of cigarette packages are gone. Still illegal in Brazil and Nunavut, so be careful.
Not the Pokemon, this caramel candy bar was invented by the Holloway Candy Co. (also responsible for Milk Duds) in 1926.
Invented by accident in 1930, the ValoMilk is a soft marshmallow cream in a chocolate cup. Someone at the Iola KS factory poured too much vanilla in a marshmallow batch, making it a little too runny and creamy - but the resulting candy was a hit.
Researchers here at the AGP Taste Testing Labs were pleased and surprised to learn that this candy tastes much better than you'd expect. Chocolate and nougat.
First it's a candy, then it's a gum. Little round Razzles are so much fun! Available in regular or sour.
Almond bits embedded in a honey-flavored taffy. Originated in Chicago in 1924 by the Schutter-Johnson Company.
Potato-free. The Idaho Spud is a cocoa-flavored marshmallow covered in dark chocolate and sprinkled with coconut. It's been in production since 1918.
The original super-intense cinnamon candy. Starts off mild and sweet for a moment - then the blast of cinnamon will really get your attention.
First available in the white mints, LifeSavers added fruit flavors when technology allowed in 1921, with the hole showing up in 1925. Some notable flavor names that didn't survive: Choc-O-Late, Cl-O-ve, Lic-O-rice, and Malt-O-Milk.
Or Futbol Gumballs, if you prefer.
Like gumballs, except that they're yellow and fuzzy. Like tennis balls, except you can eat them.
Q: How many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of a tootsie pop? A: Three
Sour. Extremely sour.
Created in 1921 by Andy Kelanos in Chicago, these were originally called "Andy's Candies". He changed the name to "Andes" after figuring out that men wouldn't give candy to their girlfriends with Andy's name on it.
You read that right. Think of it as candy with protein. Healthy!
Caramels with a cheesecake-flavored chocolate coating
Dried cherries coated in chocolate.
Dried blueberries with a rich chocolate coating.
Milk chocolate coated almonds with a hint of cappuccino.
Chocolate coated chunks of cookie dough.
Yeah, we think it sounds a little odd too, but these are surprisingly delicious.
Need caffeine? These will get you going.
Dried strawberries coated in chocolate.
Almonds coated in toffee and chocolate.
Pistachios coated in toffee and chocolate.
They look like gravel. They taste like chocolate.
Biscotti pieces coated in chocolate.
Almonds, with a hint of chili, coated in rich dark chocolate.
Almonds coated in dark chocolate.
Dark Chocolate Brandied Cherries
Dark Chocolate Burnt Caramel Almonds
Dark Chocolate Cashews
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans
Dark Chocolate Dazzle Almonds
Dark Chocolate Malt Balls
Dark Chocolate Pecans
Dark Chocolate Raisins
Sea Salt caramels coated in dark chocolate.
Chocolate espresso caramels.
Chocolate Ice Cubes are German-made, bite-size chocolate candies with a really smooth, icy taste
The classic candy-coated almonds.
Chunks of bluberry shortbread coated in lemon icing.
Milk chocolate almonds
Delicious - big pecan pieces coated in amaretto and chocolate.
Milk Chocolate Biscotti Crunch
Milk Chocolate Coffee Beans
Milk Chocolate Malt Balls
Milk Chocolate Mini Pretzels
Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Logs
Milk Chocolate Peanuts
Milk Chocolate Raisins
Mint Chocolate Maltballs
Small chunks of Moon Pies.
Rogue's Wallet: It’s where he kept his card, his dirty little secret. Short, devious, balding...his name was Costanza. He killed my mother.
Toothpicks coated in hot cinnamon. And we hear a lot of stories from people who used to make their own with cinnamon oil and toothpicks. To save money, we guess.
Created by two rocket scientists in 1963 who quit their jobs to go into the candy business. The pops are modeled after a 3-stage rocket. Trivia: the wrapper is actually the mold for the candy.
The best Gummi Bears you can get, in Cherry, Cinnamon, Raspberry, Strawberry, Orange, Grapefruit, Peach, Orange Cream, Mango, Banana, Pineapple, Green Apple, Blue Raspberry, Grape and Black Cherry.
Launched in the '60s with five bright flavors. Good news! That gum you like is going to come back in style.
From the UK, a candy bar with whipped, bubble-filled chocolate that melts as you eat it.
Candy-coated chocolate pieces, originally made in the UK by Rowntree and Company. The colorings are all natural, he chocolate is rich and creamy as the UK has higher chocolate standards than the US.
Named for Forrest Mars, son of American candy maker Frank Mars, this is a UK candy bar. It has nougat and caramel coated in chocolate, and is similar to the US Snickers. But because of the UK's higher chocolate standards, it has a much richer taste.
Cookie layers filled with a coffee-flavored filling and coated in chocolate. This is a Canadian favourite, like Poutine and ketchup-flavoured potato chips (but much better). As a courtesy, we used Canadian spellings in this description.
AGP Researchers were disappointed to learn that this was not named after Henry Aaron. It was named after a boy who flirted with the girls who made the candy at the Williamson Candy Company.
A chewy, honey-sweetened nougat bar with whole roasted peanuts. No funny stories that we can find about how it got its name.
Back after a 25-year absence, it's a chocolate caramel candy bar.
Tasty fruit-flavored hard candies. These are considered bad luck by the Marines, who used to get them in their MRE's.
Founded in 1919 in South Bend, Claey's still makes candies the old-fashioned way. In Cinnamon, Green Apple, Lemon, Licorice, Root Beer, Watermelon, Wild Cherry and the ever-popular Horehound.
Charles Howard created the first of his candies (the Violet mints) in New York in the early 1930's. He named the produc after himself, sort of, and added several other flavors. The company is still a small, family business.
Chewy Taffy bars in three flavors. The original peanut butter bars were created in 1922 by the Colby and McDermott company. The original packaging included head-scratching racially insensitive logos, which were discontinued by Annabelle.