The butterscotch originated in England at the turn-of-century as a toffee, candy, and flavor with its primary ingredients being butter and sugar. Unlike other hard candy favorites, which started as medicines, butterscotch was all about FUN! Its irresistible buttery, complex flavor has long been a favorite of grandmothers...and the generations of children who received them? 6 oz. of individually wrapped candies in a recyclable heat-sealed bag with the history on the label.