Buttermints - Creamy Mints and Historic Candy from the 1800s - True Treats Historic Candy

Buttermints -Melt-in-Your Mouth Delicious


The Buttermints, which originated in the late 1800s, have a melt-in-your-mouth flavor and are a softer, sweeter version of such favorites as the Peppermint Puff. 4 oz in a heat-sealed bag with the history on the label.

A Bit of History

Thomas Richardson made the melt-in-your-mouth mint in 1893, where it was sold at the counter of a Philadelphia department store. It descended from the sugar stick, dating back to the 17th century, but with a special addition: butter.  Today it is an American classic.

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