It's tough to find a candy that starts with "E," but these classic jawbreakers are the only ones you need! Born inside the mind of author Roald Dahl, Everlasting Gobstoppers first appeared in his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A few years later, a candy company started producing a real-life version of the super-hard sweets, and the rest is history!
Hooray for DOTS! They're the most colorful candy we've profiled so far, their name describes them perfectly, and they have that classic gumdrop shape. Could you ask for anything more?
First, a confession: The wrapper of the candy sampled for this article actually reads "Long Boys Coconut," so maybe we're jumping the gun a little bit. We do, however, have plenty of photographic evidence that some of the packaging for these candies reads "Coconut Long Boys," so we're filing it under "C!"
There's no mention of it on the Pearson's Candy website, but it's possible that a time machine is used in the manufacture of Bun Bars. Even if you've never seen a Bun before, one look at its retro wrapper and irregular round shape will tell you these chewy, chocolaty, nutty confections are a classic candy of yesteryear.
Get excited, candy lovers! We're about to drop some serious confectionery knowledge on you.
Introducing the Jimmy Sweet Tooth Candy College Master Class! OK, OK, that's a made-up title. We're not starting a graduate program in candy, tempting as that may be. What we are introducing today is a new series on the blog called Candy A to Z. This biweekly feature will highlight a different product each week, starting with a candy that begins with "A" and working our way all the way through the alphabet to "Z."
Learn the story behind the Buckeye - Ohio's favorite confection!
We checked out Snopes.com to find some of the most interesting candy-related urban legends. We bet you've heard some of these before, but you might not know the whole story behind them. Bonus points if you can guess which ones are true before you read!