When we purposely crowd-sourced from people we knew for the most memorable local and imported millennial candies for a fantasy Halloween loot bag, the online response was massive. Regardless of whether they were phased out, still available, imported or not, we wanted to know what millennials recalled having in their pockets once upon a time with their sticky little fingers. Within seconds of asking, those three familiar typing dots were "swimming" with multiple replies and comments injected with candy nostalgia as they were being composed. Our research thread turned into a veritable drool fest!
Here, we've rounded up several favorites thanks to sweet-tooth friends with the most robust candy memories. Check out our gallery above, see any that bring you back to a less hectic time in your life?
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