This is the original Sees fudge recipe I found when I did a Google search HISTORICAL NOTE: Given to Amy DeVore by Emma Julian c. 1930, this is supposedly the original recipe for Sees Fudge, produced by the Sees Candy Company, Los Angeles. Emma allegedly worked for Sees and later owned her own candy store.
Roman Candy is a traditional New Orleans treat. The Roman Candy Company has been selling its sweets to locals and tourists out of the side of a mule-drawn cart on the streets of New Orleans since 1915. Roman Candy consists of glucose (corn syrup), sugar, vegetable shortening (no peanut oil), natural and artificial flavor and certified color.
Candy Raisins were made by Necco's Milwaukee, Wisconsin plant which closed in 2008. People from Wisconsin were heartbroken. Four years later, Milwaukee-based Osmanium Candy Company used what was believed to be the last remaining bags of Candy Raisins to reverse-engineer a new version called Candy Sunshine. Despite many challenges, the candy makers were motivated by a sense of civic duty to bring Candy Raisins back to Milwaukee. After two years, Candy Sunshine made its debut.
Sweethearts Conversation Hearts candies were originally made by Wisconsin's Stark Candy Company, which was founded in 1937. It was acquired in 1988 by Necco. The acquisition of Stark's Sweethearts, combined with Necco's existing Sweet Talk line of candies made Necco the leading manufacturer of candy "conversation" hearts.
Gifting anything with crushed peppermint this holiday season? A garlic press makes an excellent peppermint crusher. Now if we could only convince the candy companies not to individually wrap ever single peppermint we could all have an easy path to gingerbread houses, peppermint lattes and more.
Homemade Tootsie Rolls: ½ cup honey ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted ¼ cup powdered sugar, sifted Pinch of salt 1 to 1 ¼ cup instant non-fat dry milk powder