Monday, September 24, 2007

Every kid in America loves candy

Well, almost. (I haven't met very many that didn't.)

Between maybe 7th and 9th grades, I loved Mallow Cups. I still would, except they are not available in my neighborhood. It's sort of like a Reeses Cup with marshmallow in the middle rather than peanut butter. There were tiny bits of coconut mixed into the creme. I'm not a huge coconut fan, but it worked. Trust me.

The Boyer Candy Company of Altoona, PA, kept us kids coming back with "points" you could collect and send in for prizes or money.

Like any good internet user with a few minutes to spare late on a Sunday evening, I did a google search and came up with this site. Apparently, there are other Mallo Cup fans out there.

So how did my memory get sparked to delve into Mallo Cups? It was those boxes I went through after we returned to the States. So it was another case of snap the photo and toss the evidence.

3 comments:

The Lone Beader said...

Mallo cups are good, but I love Sour Patch Kids. =;)

Guinevere Meadow said...

Hi, I found you from your "shameless plug" on your comment on the article about Starbucks giving away iTunes. Thought I'd pop over and say hello! (I'm sorry, I've never heard of Mallo Cups, but I *love love love* Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.

Rob said...

Sweet Tarts and those glass looking watermelon flavored things were all the rage when I was that age. I was partial to Moon Pies, both the chocolate and bananna. I'm not sure if Reeses were around back then (I'm almost certain they were). There were a lot of others, but I remember Fritos were big back then too.