Can You Name These Forgotten Candies?

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Let's be real. Who doesn't have a secret candy addiction? Life needs a little something sweet, after all. But do you dare find out how big yours is? Take a trip down memory lane with this forgotten candy quiz!

What were your favorite Halloween sweets? Could you identify them today? Only a true candy connoisseur will ace this test. Can you win all the bragging rights?

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1. Do you know ________________ Joe?
  1. Bazooka
  2. Sazoo
  3. Candy Button
  4. Boston Baked Beans
It's Bazooka Bubble Gum! Bazooka Joe, however, is sadly gone. In his place, you can find brain teasers.
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2. Remember these?
  1. Potato Candy
  2. Candy Buttons
  3. Gum Drops
  4. Cherry Mash
Candy Buttons, unfortunately, disappeared in 2018. To get them, you need to go to a specialty shop.
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3. These "little" candies are...
  1. Giants
  2. Runts
  3. Frutie Tuties
  4. Cranberries
Runts, of course! Originally they came in banana, cherry, strawberry, orange, and lime flavors.
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4. Can we interest you in a Bit-O...
  1. Honey
  2. Salt
  3. Chocolate
  4. Sugar
Bit-O-Honey! These delicious confections have been around since 1924.
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5. You can't make peanut butter out of these.

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  1. Bubble Jug
  2. Whistle Pops
  3. Orange Bellies
  4. Circus Peanuts
You wouldn't feed these Circus Peanuts to an elephant because they're actually marshmallows. They are still in production and are made using artificial banana flavor.
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6. What did your kindergarten boyfriend propose with?
  1. Candy Jewelry
  2. Suck It
  3. Ring Pop
  4. Diamond Ring
Ring Pops are wearable candies, shaped like rings. Slip them onto a finger, and suck away!
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7. These classic candies are Necco...
  1. Wafers
  2. Cookies
  3. Biscuits
  4. Waves
Necco Wafers were around for more than 150 years before they were discontinued in 2018. They came in some unconventional flavors like wintergreen, clove, and licorice.
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8. They're not Starburst! What are they?

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  1. Past & Future
  2. Chewy Gummies
  3. Now and Later
  4. Skyburst
Now and Laters were created in 1962 and were a brand of taffy-like, fruit-flavored candy. A total of nineteen flavors were made.
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9. Make some noise with a...
  1. Cheerleader
  2. Tootsie Pop
  3. Creamsicle
  4. Whistle Pop
Whistle pops, produced with Spangler Candy Company, made... can you guess? Whistling sounds!
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10. Did you "gush" about these?

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  1. Caramel Cubes
  2. 5th Avenue Bar
  3. Chick-o-Sticks
  4. Gushers
Did you love Gushers? We sure did. Best of all, these gluten-free candies were filled with Vitamin C.
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11. Just push them and pop them into your mouth.
  1. Pull Pops
  2. Pandy Pops
  3. Peter Pops
  4. Push Pops
Today, you have to buy push-pops on Amazon or eBay. They're worth it, though.
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12. Fireworks in your mouth!

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  1. Worm Dirt
  2. Candy Stones
  3. Pop Rocks
  4. Red Pebbles
Pop Rocks weren't very successful on the market at first. The candy was created in 1961 but was not released until 1975. It was then withdrawn in 1983, but re-released years later.
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13. Who would pass up 6 feet of gum?
  1. Tubba Bubble
  2. Good News Bar
  3. Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape
  4. Big League Chew
Today, you can find bubble tape in 12 different flavors, including candy cane. You can even get a super-sized roll that's 12 feet long!
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14. A tough workout for your jaw muscles!
  1. Candy Cane Balls
  2. Everlasting Gobstoppers
  3. Jaw Busters
  4. Shark Jaws
Jaw Busters are true classics. They came out in 1919. Needless to say, they last a REALLY long time.
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15. Are they stalactites? Or...

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  1. Jolly Ranchers
  2. Miners Ammunition
  3. Rock Candy
  4. SweeTarts
Rock candy has withstood the test of time. It dates back to the 9th century!
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16. What did this soda taste like?
  1. Bubblegum
  2. Cotton Candy
  3. Strawberries
  4. Mint
Bubble gum! What's better than bubble gum as a soda? Nothing that we can think of.
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17. These Altoids came in mouth-puckering citrus flavors.
  1. Altoid Spearmint
  2. Altoid Wintergreen
  3. Altoid Cinnamon
  4. Altoid Sours
Altoid sours are no longer available today. Why? Sales were, sadly, too low.
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18. If you don't want to suck on the candy, you can also drink a __________ Soda!
  1. Jolly Cowboy
  2. Jolly July
  3. Jolly Rancher
  4. Jolly Berry
Jolly Rancher Soda! They come in 5 flavors: Green Apple, Raspberry, Watermelon, Grape, and Orange.
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19. Oh...

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  1. Heather
  2. Henry
  3. Holly
  4. Happy
Henry! What's in an Oh Henry? Peanuts, caramel, and fudge. It was last produced in 2018.
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20. "Story time"? Have a...
  1. Cow Tale
  2. Fairytale
  3. Snake
  4. Monkey Tale
As far as candies go, Cow Tales aren't the oldest -- they were released in 1984. They were soft caramel candies with a creamy center, and they came in strawberry, vanilla, chocolate, and caramel apple flavors.
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21. Skip the makeup and look glam with:

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  1. Strawberry Lips
  2. Wax Lips
  3. Sugar Bubble
  4. Chuckles
Wax Lips date back to the early 1900s. Lucky for you, you can still get your hands on a pair today!
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22. Are they bandaids or...
  1. M&Ms
  2. Mints
  3. Bubblegum
  4. Skittles
It's OUCH! BUBBLEGUM... Because why not buy your bubblegum in a candy dispenser? We can't think of a reason not to.
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23. These were originally called "Papa Suckers"...
  1. Sugar Daddy
  2. Sugar Mommy
  3. Chiclet
  4. Caramel Sticks
Sugar Daddy is a candy on a stick that's basically a block of caramel. They were invented in 1925 and are currently being made by Tootsie Roll Industries.
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24. Cinnamon flavor that burns...
  1. Sweet Little Things
  2. Cinnamon Altoids
  3. Fire Breathers
  4. Hot Tamales
Hot Tamales have been one of the top-selling cinnamon-flavored products on the market since 1999.
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25. Looking for a sugar rush? Look no further.
  1. Love Dip
  2. Albert's Fruit Chews
  3. Fun Dip
  4. PEZ
Want some fun dip? You can get it in cherry, grape, sour apple, and sour lemonade flavors.
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26. If you played Candy Land, you know what these are!

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  1. Raindrops
  2. Teardrops
  3. Gumdrops
  4. Sugardrops
You can thank Percy Trusdale for gumdrops. He invented them in 1801.
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27. This mix of white fudge, caramel, peanuts, and almonds is called a...

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  1. Zebra Bar
  2. Zero Bar
  3. Zeza Bar
  4. Zealous Bar
At 99 years old, the peculiar white shell is now the Zero Bars trademark.
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28. What's second best to the real campside dessert?
  1. Sixlets
  2. Hershey's S'mores
  3. Chocolate Charleston Chews
  4. Abba Zaba Candy
S'mores have been part of the American diet almost as long as the American Dream. When Hershey created their own version of them, the entire US went crazy for these tasty delights.
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29. This gum is best when watching baseball games.
  1. Chick-O-Stick
  2. Fruit Stripe Gum
  3. Juicy Fruit
  4. Big League Chew
Big League Chew came out in 1980. It imitates chewing tobacco, but don't worry, it doesn't taste like it!
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30. What candies are so sour they might bring tears to your eyes?
  1. Unstoppable Gum Balls
  2. Sit & Sob
  3. Kits Taffy Chews
  4. Cry Baby
If Cry Babys aren't enough for you, try Cry Baby Tears Extra Sour. They're guaranteed to make your eyes water.
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31. Not thirsty? Have a candy instead!
  1. Sprite Barrels
  2. Root Beer Barrels
  3. Coffee Cups
  4. Chocolate Balls
Root beer barrels, the best of root beer, in candy form. Simple as that.
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32. What are these delicious, licorice-flavored treats called?

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  1. Hotrod and Scanty
  2. God and Anty
  3. Food and Bounty
  4. Good and Plenty
Did you know that October 24th is National Good & Plenty Day? Mark your calendars!
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33. It's not a peanut butter cup, it's a...
  1. Blow Pop
  2. Snow Cup
  3. Shallow Cup
  4. Mallo Cup
Mallo Cups are shaped like, you guessed it, cups of chocolate. Inside is a whipped marshmallow cream. People believe that they were inspired by Reese's Cups, but those candies came after.
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34. Were your Halloween hauls filled with these?
  1. Smackers
  2. Sillies
  3. Smarties
  4. Smacks
Smarties! Tart, sweet, perfect. Halloween wouldn't be the same without them.
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35. Grab a hand full of...

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  1. Whoppers
  2. Wowzers
  3. Toppers
  4. York Mints
Hershey's Whoppers are a favorite of old and young alike! These malted milk balls with a matte finish have a dense crush with a sweet and milky flavor. Yum!
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36. We don't recommend eating these for dinner!

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  1. Wax Candy
  2. Mike and Ikes
  3. Boston Baked Beans
  4. New York Baked Beans
No one is actually sure whether Boston Baked Beans were created in Boston, but we know they're not baked beans; they're more like sugar-coated peanut candies.
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37. These candies will "dazzle" you!

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  1. Nerds
  2. Albert's Fruit Chews
  3. Pixy Stix
  4. Razzles
Razzles is a candy that transforms in the mouth. Once chewed, it turns into a chewing gum.
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38. They're fruit-flavored tootsie rolls!
  1. Frooties
  2. Peppermint Puffs
  3. Rain-blo Bubble Gum
  4. Haribo Raspberries
Do you like tootsie rolls? How about fruit? Then try Frooties. They won't disappoint!
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39. What are these "small" mint-filled chocolates?
  1. Mamb Sours
  2. Junior Mints
  3. Arnold's Winter Candy
  4. Adult Mints
As described in Seinfeld: "It's chocolate, it's peppermint; it's delicious." Need we say any more?
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40. What are these wax candies called?
  1. Pay Days
  2. Nik-L-Nip Bottles
  3. Sugar Babies
  4. Kits Taffy
Yes, Nik-L-Nip Bottles are made out of wax, but they're actually filled with juice, if you want to call it that. The bottles are filled with blue, red, orange, yellow, and green sugary liquids.
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41. Going to Fort Knox? Don't forget to bring back some...
  1. Silver Coins
  2. Gold Coins
  3. Life Savers
  4. Candy Buttons
You can't get more classic than a chocolate coin. You just can't. Trust us.
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42. They're so sour, they'll "battle" with your taste buds!
  1. Peaceheads
  2. Warheads
  3. Big Hunks
  4. Jelly Nougats
Warheads is a brand of sour candy that was actually invented in Taiwan in 1975. The name was inspired by the idea that the candy would feel like a warhead exploding inside your mouth.
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43. They're Wonka's Everlasting...
  1. Rolos
  2. Red Hots
  3. Sour Fruit Balls
  4. Gobstoppers
Gobstoppers were a favorite among young boys during WWI and WWII. They even appeared in the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory book by Roald Dahl.
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44. Craving fruit-flavored gum? Try...

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  1. Long Boys
  2. Chiclets
  3. Laffy Taffys
  4. Whatchamacallits
When they first came out, Chiclets only came in peppermint. Now, thankfully, they come in fruit-flavored goodness.
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45. Movie time? Grab yourself a pack of...

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  1. Chuckles
  2. Saf-T-Pops
  3. Rolos
  4. Necco Wafers
Rolos had one of the catchiest ads of all time. Have you ever rolled a rolo to your pal?
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46. Can't decide between chocolate and candy? Get the best of both worlds with a...

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  1. Tootsie Pop
  2. Dum Dum
  3. Bottle Cap
  4. Moon Ball
Tootsie Pops are hard candy lollipops filled with chewy, chocolate-flavored Tootsie Rolls.
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47. What are these "outer space" candies called?

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  1. Appleheads
  2. Cinnamon Disks
  3. Swedish Fish
  4. Satellite Wafers
You can either call them Flying Saucers or Satellite Wafers. Whatever they are, they're "out of this world"!
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48. What are these ice-cream-truck favorites called?

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  1. Strawberry Shortcake Bars
  2. Cinnamon Vanilla Bars
  3. Cherry Pie Bars
  4. Cotton Candy Pops
Don't let another ice cream truck go by without buying a Strawberry Shortcake Bar!
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49. Feeling rich? That's because you're eating a...

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  1. Raisinet
  2. Zero Bar
  3. 5th Avenue
  4. PayDay
PayDay! The first PayDay was released in 1932. In 1989, the company had a special promotion where each bar contained a wrapped nickel.
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50. A fan of Sugar Daddys? Why not try...
  1. Nestle Crunch
  2. Ring Pops
  3. Oh Henry!
  4. Sugar Babies
Sugar Babies are bite-sized caramel sweets which were first made in 1935. They're part of the Sugar Family, which contains the Sugar Daddy and the Sugar Mama.
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