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US Candy Names
Confectionery, Chocolates & Candy
"How well do you know the stories behind the names of your favorite American candies?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which chocolate candy treat was invented by Leo Hirshfield in 1896, and was named with the nickname of his daughter?
Which chocolate-covered candy bar has a crispy peanut butter center, and was named after its founder? His first name was Andrew. It's the ____ Bar!
First made by the Charles Miller Company in 1914, and named after Mr. Miller's favorite aunt, this chewy candy's label featured a picture of a little girl.
Fans of this candy might be surprised to learn it was first created as a peppermint candy in Vienna, Austria. These small, rectangular little candies are famous for the way they are packaged.
These fruit flavored bell-shaped gum drops are sold in a cardboard box and are made by the same company that makes Andes Candies and Junior Mints.
These fruit flavored candies have a thin, hard candy covering with a chewy gel center. The "names" of the candies rhyme.
Mike and Ike
Lime in Time
Hint of Mint
You might think this nutty chocolate candy bar was named after a baseball legend, or even after the daughter of an American president (as the legend goes) but there is also evidence that the name was actually the maiden name of the mother of its company's founder.
Which candy was created by Clarence Crane because he noticed that chocolate candy sales always decreased during the summer, and he wanted to create a "beach candy"? Usually sold in rolls, and known for their holes, this candy has many flavors and a distinctive shape.
These small round fruit chews have a hard candy shell and have the letter "S" printed on the outside of each candy. They might have been named for the way they move when poured out of the bag.
This three-layer chocolate and wafer treat was first developed in 1898, in England. Its name is believed to have come from the name of an 18th century Whig literary club that was popular in England.
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