Flashback to your childhood; it’s time to reminisce. Whether you’re a baby boomer or a generation x, y, or z, you probably remember growing up eating some kind of sweet treats. That’s right, we’re talking about childhood candy. The options really haven’t changed too much over the years, other than maybe adding exciting new flavors or mixing up a few ingredients here and there. There is chocolate-flavored, fruity, sour, chewy, crunchy, and so much more – the possibilities are endless and we all probably have our favorite childhood candy that we will never forget.
These little confections sometimes showed up as dessert in our lunch bags at school or in boxes at the movies and it was always a good day when we could indulge on the sugary substances. For many of us, we can take a bite 20 or 30 years later and feel like we’re a kid all over again.
Our parents may have worried about cavities, but back then we didn’t think twice about snacking on our favorite tasty treats. Perhaps Willy Wonka’s character might have something to do with the popularity and fascination associated with that kids love to eat sweets, or maybe they just know what tastes good; it’s hard to say. Either way, keep reading to see some nostalgic candies that will remind you of your childhood.
[post_page_title]Sour Patch Kids[/post_page_title]
First it’s sour, then it’s sweet. We’re not talking about college, but about Sour Patch Kids! These cute alien-looking figures have been around since the ‘70s, but people are still loving them just as much today. A perfect road trip snack, a Halloween goodie, or even just a treat at the movies, Sour Patch Kids are coated in sour sugar and once it dissolves, you’re left with a sweet gummy that melts in your mouth. The candies have appeared in some of the most memorable commercials as devious little characters who commit mischievous acts and then make up for it by being cute and cuddly a few seconds later to represent the way the tastes change as you consume them.