Anise Squares Hard Candy


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From Medicines to Treats

Hard candies such as stain glass originated as throat lozenges and treats. The boiled sugars of the 1600s evolved into drops in the 1700s – and of course stain glass. By the mid to late 1800s, familiar hard candies like butterscotch disksclove ballssour balls, and others were all the rage.

What About Anise?

Anise has been prized as a medicine through the ages. Especially good for digestion, the licorice-like taste has been admired for flavor since the 1600s. The hard candy has long been considered a sore throat and cold remedy. A staple of grandmother’s purses. Comes in an 8 oz. bag with the history on the label. 

Additional information

Weight 0.2116439443 oz
Dimensions 7 × 3 × 3 in

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