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Oct 29, 2008 12:32 PM

Favorite all time candies

So now that we are closing in on Halloween let's all talk about our favorite candies of all time. Bring back the nostalgia of your childhood. Obviously we will be able to tell how old you are by your selections! Since I am a real young dude my selections are fairly new. Some of my favorites when I used to go trick or treating (or not lol) are:

Fruity candy- Skittles, Starburst, Air Heads, Sour Patch Kids, Blow Pops, Fun Dip

Chocolate0- Reeses, Peanut Butter M and Ms, Nutrageous, Milky Way, Snickers, 3 Musketeers, Kit Kat

Just a few.. ill think of more later

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  1. Pop Rocks- can't think of a more amazing candy when you are a kid.
    Gummy shaped alligatos, dinosaurs, ect. The larger the better.
    Heath Bars- I had to fight my dad for these because he would always try to steal them.
    Good & Plenty- I have a unhealthy love for these..........yummy!

    1. Right now, I can't get enough of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Other favorite candies were Hershey's Krackel bars and Twix!

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      1. re: Chew on That

        Vanilla Bonomo's Turkish Taffy for me (I'm old). Smash the package on a table and eat the smaller pieces. Although a taffy, it was brittle when smashed.

          1. re: Alfred G

            OMG! I forgot all about Bonomo's until I read this post...definitly liked chocolate best!

            1. re: Chew on That

              If you enjoy Reese's, get a hold of Newman's Own Peanut Butter Cups. Same concept, just better!

            2. Im old too. Mary Janes and the candy necklaces(they would mek your neck so sticky).

              1. Almond Roca will always be a sentimental favorite. I remember the first time I tasted one--on a TWA flight when I was a little girl. Wow, that makes me sound REALLY old! After college I moved up to Tacoma for a short while, and discovered the Almond Roca "seconds" warehouse. Heaven!

                Other childhood favorites include Whoppers, Goo Goo Clusters, hard butterscotch candies, and Switzer's Licorice.

                Grown up favorites include Mendiant from Chocolate Springs and La Maison du Chocolat, Salted Caramels from Woodhouse Chocolates, and Butterscotch Squares from See's Candy.

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                1. re: Non Cognomina

                  Oooh! Thanks for reminding me about Almond Roca! That reminds of visiting my Grandma when I was younger.

                  Another nostalgic favorite is Pearson's Salted Nut Roll.

                2. I love Razzles, Whatchamacallits and Heath bars and B.A.Sweeties in Cleveland carries them all.