Sugar Daddy Retro Candy

Vintage Sugar Daddy Candies

Sugar Daddy

In the 1960s my brother and I use to head to the Saturday afternoon movie for the matinee .. Mom gave us 25 cent for the movie and 25 cents each to spend on  treats.. The choices seemed endless, to the 7 year old me..There were giant Hershey Bars , York Peppermint Patties , M & M’s.. I always passed on those confections and went for the Sugar Daddy’s, which were sure last most of the  afternoon.. Candy was a nickle each, I saved a dime for an Orange Soda out of the Vending Machine. The Sugar Daddy is a sweet rich caramel sucker introduced in the 1920s, these sweet treats were renamed Sugar Daddy in the 1930s because the term was very popular  and suggested a wealth of sweetness. What could be better to a kid than a sweet slab of caramel on a stick the rich creamy caramel slowly consumed one lick at a time…

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