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Subject: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: amjikloviet on 03/21/12 at 8:21 pm

Did any of you have any favorites?

Mine were:

Now and Laters
Chick 'o Sticks
Charms Bubble gum pops, especially the strawberry and blue raspberry kinds
Bubble Tape, grape
Air heads
Jolly Ranchers
Sixlets
Dum-dums
Whoppers, these taste awful now... I don't know why??
Fireballs
Bubbaloo Chewing gum
Charms Sweet pops
Ring Pops
Sugar Daddy
Tootsie Pops
Gummie bears
Juju fish





Jessica.


Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/21/12 at 8:31 pm

Satellite Wafer Candy
Bb Bats
Gum from baseball cards or Wacky Packages
Fruit flavored Tootsie Rolls
Tootsie Hard Candies, sold in a roll like Lifesavers
Chuckles
Candies that were sold in small garbage cans or coffins. The garbage cans hd candies shaped like a in can,old boot, fish bones. The coffin had bone shaped candy.
Marathon bars
Jaw breakers

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: wildcard on 03/21/12 at 8:39 pm

I loved Milky Way, Hershey's chocolate bars, Reeces peanut butter cups, and butterscotchs

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/22/12 at 7:02 am

Big League Chew, Lik M Aid and Gobstoppers

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: basscatfrank on 03/22/12 at 7:10 am

Gold Rush gum - it looked like little gold nuggets and came in a drawstring sack.
Pop Rocks
Black Jack gum
Teaberry gum
Boston Baked Beans
Nik-L-Nips
Wax lips
Pixy stix

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: karen on 03/22/12 at 11:28 am


Gold Rush gum - it looked like little gold nuggets and came in a drawstring sack.


I used to love that.

I saw it fairly recently (i.e in the past couple of years or so).  I thought it had disappeared completely.

It was in a supermarket but I can't recall if it was in the UK or the US  :-\\

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/22/12 at 1:28 pm


I used to love that.

I saw it fairly recently (i.e in the past couple of years or so).  I thought it had disappeared completely.

It was in a supermarket but I can't recall if it was in the UK or the US  :-\\


http://candyaddict.com/blog/uploads/gold_rocks_gum.jpg

They look like Sugar Corn Pops.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/22/12 at 3:11 pm


I used to love that.

I saw it fairly recently (i.e in the past couple of years or so).  I thought it had disappeared completely.

It was in a supermarket but I can't recall if it was in the UK or the US  :-\\


I've bought some, it tasted the same but it has a different name AND the texture is different.  Must be new ingredients, I've noticed many gums like Bazooka, Big Red and Double Mint  have a different texture.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: danootaandme on 03/22/12 at 3:48 pm

Squirrel Nut Zippers
Sugar Daddys/Sugar Babies
Necco Wafers
Tootsie Rolls
Peanut Brittle
Turkish Taffee

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: amjikloviet on 03/22/12 at 3:56 pm


Fruit flavored Tootsie Rolls

I didn't even know they came in fruit flavors also.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/22/12 at 4:03 pm


I didn't even know they came in fruit flavors also.


You can't find them very often, but I love 'em!!
http://monkeyblogmonkeydo.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fruity-tootsie-rolls.jpg


Cherry, orange, lime, lemon and vanilla ( blue wrapper).

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: 2kidsami on 03/22/12 at 6:29 pm


You can't find them very often, but I love 'em!!
http://monkeyblogmonkeydo.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fruity-tootsie-rolls.jpg


Cherry, orange, lime, lemon and vanilla ( blue wrapper).
LOL, funny that you can't find them and here in no where midwest, we have them all the time at Farm and Fleet; and orschlen's in their bulk candy aisles.  I also buy Frooties, same thing (still made by Tootsie company) but more fruit flavors watermelon, blue raspberry, grape, lemonade, strawberry, and fruit punch are our favorites!  Theisens (another farm store) and Fareway have them all the time.

http://iowagirleats.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/frooties_thumb.jpg

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: nally on 03/22/12 at 6:31 pm


You can't find them very often, but I love 'em!!
http://monkeyblogmonkeydo.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fruity-tootsie-rolls.jpg


Cherry, orange, lime, lemon and vanilla ( blue wrapper).

I just found some of those recently (and ate one of each flavor). Not sure where they are sold, however.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: 2kidsami on 03/22/12 at 6:33 pm



Tootsie Hard Candies, sold in a roll like Lifesavers

Sam's club has these in bulk.  We buy them all the time now, but they are now in bags (not rolls).  I want Pomegranate Tootsie Pops back! 

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: 2kidsami on 03/22/12 at 6:37 pm

PAL bubble gum - miss this stuff, cannot find it anywhere....  I hate double bubble  8-P

http://obsoletegamer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/pal-bubble-gum.jpg

http://www.candywrappermuseum.com/08_foreign/fo_pal_gum.jpg

and

Sugarfree Peppermint Bubble yum!

http://www.oldtimeconfection.com/Gum/Bubble%20Yum%20sugarless%20large%20peppermint.JPG

I lived on it in college, found it 15 years ago at some CVS's in Ohio and Kentucky.  I haven't been able to find it since I moved to Iowa  :\'(

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: loki 13 on 03/22/12 at 6:55 pm


Satellite Wafer Candy
Bb Bats
Gum from baseball cards or Wacky Packages
Fruit flavored Tootsie Rolls
Tootsie Hard Candies, sold in a roll like Lifesavers
Chuckles
Candies that were sold in small garbage cans or coffins. The garbage cans hd candies shaped like a in can,old boot, fish bones. The coffin had bone shaped candy.
Marathon bars
Jaw breakers


Carol's list is pretty much the same as mine.  ;D

I would add:
Red Hot Dollars
Red Hots
Mike And Ike
Good-N-Plenty
Chic-O-Sticks
Candy Cigarettes (both the hard candy and the gum with the powder to blow out to simulate smoke)
Gum Cigars
The wax bottles shaped like soda bottles with juice in them
Neco Wafers

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: amjikloviet on 03/22/12 at 8:27 pm


http://candyaddict.com/blog/uploads/gold_rocks_gum.jpg

They look like Sugar Corn Pops.

Yes they do! As I was slowly scrolling down for a moment I thought it was Corn Pops, lol!

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/22/12 at 8:58 pm

http://www.oldtimecandy.com/assets/images/singles/charleston_chew_strawberry.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/06/Candy-Sugar-Daddy-Wrapper-Small.jpg

http://www.647-florist.com/image/cache/data/cadbury/wispa-800x800.jpg

I just happened upon this:
http://candyhero.com/static/files/1264.jpg
No relation to Mitt.
:)

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Step-chan on 03/22/12 at 9:15 pm

Gum Drops and 5th Avenue are a couple of mine.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/23/12 at 6:47 am


You can't find them very often, but I love 'em!!
http://monkeyblogmonkeydo.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fruity-tootsie-rolls.jpg


Cherry, orange, lime, lemon and vanilla ( blue wrapper).


I don't remember them being in fruit flavors when did this come out?  ???

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/23/12 at 6:49 am


PAL bubble gum - miss this stuff, cannot find it anywhere....  I hate double bubble  8-P

http://obsoletegamer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/pal-bubble-gum.jpg

http://www.candywrappermuseum.com/08_foreign/fo_pal_gum.jpg

and

Sugarfree Peppermint Bubble yum!

http://www.oldtimeconfection.com/Gum/Bubble%20Yum%20sugarless%20large%20peppermint.JPG

I lived on it in college, found it 15 years ago at some CVS's in Ohio and Kentucky.  I haven't been able to find it since I moved to Iowa  :\'(


I think I remember seeing Peppermint flavored Bubble Yum in the 90's but haven't been able to find it since.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/23/12 at 8:42 am

There is a store that we like to go to in North Carolina called The Mast General Store, you go in and they have rows of wooden barrels and you walk along with a basket and you can fill it up with candy.  They do have many of these "old-time" candies.  They have the cigar gum, candy cigarettes (but they're called candy sticks), chick-o-sticks, ice cube chocolates, Chunky chocolate, the flavored Tootsie Rolls,  Satellite Wafer Candy (but the candies inside taste different) and so much more.  The problem is, if you send two kids and two adults in the store with baskets you will spend $100 on candy because it's by the pound.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/23/12 at 6:53 pm


There is a store that we like to go to in North Carolina called The Mast General Store, you go in and they have rows of wooden barrels and you walk along with a basket and you can fill it up with candy.  They do have many of these "old-time" candies.  They have the cigar gum, candy cigarettes (but they're called candy sticks), chick-o-sticks, ice cube chocolates, Chunky chocolate, the flavored Tootsie Rolls,  Satellite Wafer Candy (but the candies inside taste different) and so much more.  The problem is, if you send two kids and two adults in the store with baskets you will spend $100 on candy because it's by the pound.


Our General Store used to sell penny candies, so even if you had but a nickel in your pocket, you could still get something!
:)

http://www.candy.com/assets/images/Manufacturers/dubbubcdecal.jpg

PUD (the poor man's Bazooka Joe)
http://www.misterkitty.org/extras/stupidcovers/pud3.jpg

http://www.toplessrobot.com/fortune%20bubble%20gum.jpg


Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/23/12 at 7:34 pm

http://blogupnorth.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/bazooka_gum.jpg

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Foo Bar on 03/23/12 at 11:42 pm


PUD (the poor man's Bazooka Joe)


If the 3D effects for the flying kids looks cheesy, it's because no computer back then was fast enough to do it in CGI, so they "rendered" it all by hand, drawing each frame in pen and ink.  No computers inolved.  Just animators.  The logo zoom was done by zooming a camera out above a static picture of the logo, and filling in the individual frames of film by hand.

2UNNZ2AfTFU

  - Bubblicious: The ultimate bubble has the ultimate flavors.  (Wild Strawberry, Bold Banana, Juicy Orange, and now Way-Out Watermelon!)

Now, can anyone find S'prize, from Topps, with the line "What is S'prize all about? Lots of Bazooka juice to squirt you in the mouth! S'prise, S'prize, S'prize is new!  The first Bazooka bubble gum that squirts you when you chew!"

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/24/12 at 6:52 am

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3329/5766094684_896f701a0d.jpg

Lik M Aid

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/24/12 at 8:11 am


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3329/5766094684_896f701a0d.jpg

Lik M Aid


I used to get this when I was a kid, I wouldn't eat the powder just the stix, they're the bet part.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/24/12 at 7:45 pm

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/18/Pop-Rocks-Small.jpg/250px-Pop-Rocks-Small.jpg

Pop Rocks were so much fun they'd crackle right in your mouth like an explosion. ;D

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/24/12 at 9:52 pm


If the 3D effects for the flying kids looks cheesy, it's because no computer back then was fast enough to do it in CGI, so they "rendered" it all by hand, drawing each frame in pen and ink.  No computers inolved.  Just animators.  The logo zoom was done by zooming a camera out above a static picture of the logo, and filling in the individual frames of film by hand.

2UNNZ2AfTFU

  - Bubblicious: The ultimate bubble has the ultimate flavors.  (Wild Strawberry, Bold Banana, Juicy Orange, and now Way-Out Watermelon!)

Now, can anyone find S'prize, from Topps, with the line "What is S'prize all about? Lots of Bazooka juice to squirt you in the mouth! S'prise, S'prize, S'prize is new!  The first Bazooka bubble gum that squirts you when you chew!"


Hubba Bubba!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE1re4uNpN0

True it didn't stick to your skin, but I found the texture a might peculiar.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/25/12 at 7:00 am

Not a candy but they sure tasted like it...

Pine Brothers Cough Drops.  They were "softish".  I'd put two in my mouth and squish them together.  I don't think they really helped my coughs.  ;D

http://www.oldtimecandy.com/assets/images/singles/pine-bros-wild-cherry-open.jpg

They're still available, I found some at Kroger grocery store a few years ago but they're not as good as they used to be or as good as I remember.

More cough drops...
Smith Brothers.
http://www.oldtimecandy.com/assets/images/category/smith-brothers.jpg


Also remember when Vicks cough drops came in box and were triangular?

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/25/12 at 7:08 am


Hubba Bubba!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE1re4uNpN0

True it didn't stick to your skin, but I found the texture a might peculiar.


Is Hubba Bubba still around I haven't seen that in the past 20 years or so. ???

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/25/12 at 7:11 am

http://www.nostalgiccandy.com/ProductImages/candy_cigs2.jpg

Candy Cigarettes

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: danootaandme on 03/25/12 at 8:12 am

They used to make rum butter toffee wrapped in red wrappers.  Now it is easy to find butter toffee, but rum butter is harder to find and I just love rum butter toffee...Butter rum isn't the same either...Rum Butter.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/25/12 at 11:40 pm


They used to make rum butter toffee wrapped in red wrappers.  Now it is easy to find butter toffee, but rum butter is harder to find and I just love rum butter toffee...Butter rum isn't the same either...Rum Butter.


http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Pi%2BoUc-QL._SL500_AA300_PIbundle-12,TopRight,0,0_AA300_SH20_.jpg

I used to love these, but I stopped eating them for fear of losing all my teeth!
:o

I still like the butter rum Life Savers:
http://www.collectingcandy.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/CC_Life-Savers-Butter-Rum-6-pack-box-side-1960s.jpg

I don't see Pom Poms around anymore.  They still have Milk Duds, which are great, but Pom Poms were softer!

http://www.theimaginaryworld.com/precandybx01.jpg

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/26/12 at 7:28 am

Freshen Up gum, the gum with the juice in the middle.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: amjikloviet on 03/26/12 at 10:49 am

Life Savers gummies, haven't had those in years.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: nally on 03/26/12 at 10:52 am


Life Savers gummies, haven't had those in years.

I also remember those; they were introduced roughly 20 years ago or so. I even remember the TV ad for them.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-Lx0ibHCiU

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/26/12 at 12:58 pm

gummi worms.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: amjikloviet on 03/26/12 at 1:45 pm


gummi worms.

There were ones that were like Sour Patch Kids, and then the regular gummie worms. I liked both kinds!

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/26/12 at 3:22 pm


There were ones that were like Sour Patch Kids, and then the regular gummie worms. I liked both kinds!


My kids like them, especially the sour ones.

I prefer Swedish Fish.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 03/27/12 at 7:00 am


My kids like them, especially the sour ones.

I prefer Swedish Fish.


Swedish Fish were delicious.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/27/12 at 10:07 am


Swedish Fish were delicious.


ARE delicious.  They still make 'em.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: europa on 03/29/12 at 1:50 am

Oh, no, you guys just made me so hungry, I want to eat all of them!

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 04/03/12 at 2:59 pm

Fudge Town Cookies.  Chocolate sandwich cookies shaped like a flower with a hole in the center.  My sister and I would use our pinky fingers to push the extra chocolate filling out of the hole.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Inlandsvägen1986 on 04/03/12 at 3:06 pm


http://www.nostalgiccandy.com/ProductImages/candy_cigs2.jpg

Candy Cigarettes


Do they still sell this stuff in the USA? I remember eating those as a kid in the mid-90's in Germany but I think I haven't seen them recently.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: lorac61469 on 04/03/12 at 3:08 pm


Do they still sell this stuff in the USA? I remember eating those as a kid in the mid-90's in Germany but I think I haven't seen them recently.


They do but they're called candy sticks instead of candy cigarettes.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 04/03/12 at 7:31 pm


Do they still sell this stuff in the USA? I remember eating those as a kid in the mid-90's in Germany but I think I haven't seen them recently.


don't think so anymore but I think you buy them on this candy nostalgia website.

Subject: Re: Candy Nostalgia favorite sweets/candies growing up?

Written By: Howard on 04/03/12 at 7:33 pm


They do but they're called candy sticks instead of candy cigarettes.


to make sure that kids don't buy and pretend to use them as real cigarettes.

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