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Kentucky Creams, Early Penny Candy


Kentucky Creams, sometimes called “pulls”, are a buttery, crumbly treat with a melt-in-your-mouth texture and creamy flavor reminiscent of cake frosting. 4 oz heat-sealed bag with the history on the label.

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A Bit of History

Pulled creams were one of the first penny candies made in the mid-1800s.  This particular candy got its start in Kentucky in 1921. Candy-makers would pull the candy by hand on a taffy hook, cut it in pieces, then let it sit until it became creamy and rich.

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