Roll of Necco Wafers - old-fashioned candy

How round, colorful Necco Wafers candy became so popular (1920)

Here's a look back at a huge advertising push a Boston-based company tried back in the 1910s and 1920s to make Necco Wafers candy -- rolls of sweets flavored with peppermint, wintergreen, chocolate, cinnamon and licorice -- such a big hit that they'd stay on shelves for the next hundred years.
Pumpkin cake roll recipe (1984)

Pumpkin cake roll recipe (1984)

Roll a pumpkin cake! It's the perfect festive cake for Thanksgiving or Christmas -- lightly-spiced pumpkin cake, filled with a fluffy cream cheese mixture, then frosted with chocolate and decorated with pumpkin candies.

Ghostly pudding cups (1998)

Instructions for digging up a ghost Ghostly Oreo pudding cups recipe (1998) Ingredients 3-1/2 cups cold milk 1 packages (4 serving size) Jell-O chocolate flavor instant pudding and pie filling 1 tub (12 ... Click to read more...

Coffee popcorn balls (1967)

Add coffee to popcorn balls Of all the many confections we like to make at home, Popcorn Balls are without a doubt one of the timeless favorites. Children and teenagers love to munch them. Even adults, young a... Click to read more...

How did Halloween start? (1979)

How did Halloween start? Halloween was started a long, long time ago by the Druids, an order of priests in ancient England and France. They were very superstitious, and believed that on October 31, the dead ca... Click to read more...

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