Directly below is a list of candies that start with C. You can use this for crosswords, a school project, personal knowledge or for whatever other reason you choose.
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List of Candy Starting With C
- Cadbury Creme Egg
- Candy Blocks
- Candy Buttons (Dots)
- Candy Cane
- Candy Corn
- Candy Necklace
- Charleston Chew
- Cherry Sours
- Cigarette (Candy)
- Circus Peanuts
- Conversation Hearts
- Cotton Candy
- Cow Tales
- Cry Baby
Cadbury Creme Egg
It is a chocolate egg-shaped candy filled with a sweet and creamy fondant filling that mimics the appearance of a real egg yolk and egg whites. The fondant filling is usually white and yellow, with the white part representing the egg whites and the yellow part representing the egg yolk. The eggs are popular around Easter and children are often given them on the holiday.
Beyond the eggs there are numerous other Cadbury products including Dairy Milk, Caramilk, Wispa, Boost, and more.
Tootsie and other candy companies make Candy Blocks (a.k.a. Candy Blox). They are essentially edible Legos that connect together to build stuff. The pieces of candy are made in different colors and flavors that are mixed in one packaging.
Candy buttons, also known as “candy dots” or “candy strips,” are a type of colorful treat marketed for kids. They consist of small rounds or strips of sugar-based candy that are attached to strips of paper or plastic. These candies are typically brightly colored and have a slightly chalky texture.
It is a hard, usually peppermint-flavored candy with a distinctive cane-like shape. Candy canes are typically white with red stripes, although they can come in a variety of colors and flavors. They are commonly found near Christmas time and used as decorations on Christmas trees, in holiday table settings, and as a festive treat
Candy corn is a popular Halloween candy often found in candy dishes around the holiday. It has a sweet, somewhat waxy texture, and it is known for its unique and nostalgic flavor, which is often described as a combination of honey and vanilla.
Candy corn is shaped like triangular kernels of corn, with a pointed white tip, an orange center, and a yellow base. The colors are typically associated with the appearance of actual corn kernels.
It is candy that can be worn as a piece of jewelry. Many kids like to wear it around the neck and then gradually bite pieces off of it, being careful not to bite through the string. Candy necklaces are typically made with Smarties (U.S. variety) or other similar fruity candies.
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Carambar was invented in 1954 by Georges Fauchille and Augustin Gallois. It’s a chewy caramel candy that originates from France. The Caramabar is known for the jokes printed inside its wrappers. According to the manufacturer, the first joke appeared in 1969 and was “What did the 0 say to the 8? Nice belt!”. 5,000 different jokes have appeared in the wraps since its introduction.
This is a popular caramel candy bar brand made by Cadbury. Caramello features a sweet caramel interior and creamy chocolate exterior. In some countries, such as Canada, the Caramello is sold as a Caramilk bar.
Caramel candy is a type of confectionery that is made by heating sugar, often with butter and cream, until it undergoes a chemical transformation called caramelization. This process involves cooking the sugar to various stages, resulting in the characteristic caramel flavor and color. The addition of butter and cream gives caramel candy its smooth and creamy texture.
Brands of caramel include Kraft, Brach’s, Werther’s Original, Goetze’s (Caramel Creams), and others. The candies can come in various forms, including soft and chewy caramel, caramel-filled chocolates, caramel squares, and caramel chews.
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Charms is a candy company that is best known for making Blow Pops. In addition to Blow Pops, Charms makes Sweet & Sour Pops, Sour Balls, Charm Squares, and more. Charms was started in 1912 and has been owned by Tootsie Roll since 1988.
A Charleston Chew is a candy bar with a nougat-like, flavored center that is coated in chocolate. Charleston Chews are available in various flavors including vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry.
It’s a classic American candy bar that was introduced in 1922 and has been made by Tootsie Roll since the early 1990s. Its named after the popular dance of the 1920s.
Cherry sours are a type of candy known for their tart and fruity flavor with an obvious cherry taste. They are a popular type of sour candy and are enjoyed for their sweet and tangy combination. Cherry sours are typically small, bite-sized candies that are often round or oval in shape.
A Chick-O-Stick is a candy that consists of a crispy, peanut butter-flavored core that is rolled in a sweet, crunchy coconut coating. It’s a popular retro candy that has been made by the Atkinson Candy Company since the 1950s.
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Chiclets is an old American candy-coated chewing gum brand that dates back to the early 1900s when its was introduced by the American Chicle Company. Its name came from an ingredient used to make the gum which was derived from the chicle tree. The first flavor produced was peppermint.
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These are jelly candies that are dusted with a layer of sugar on their exterior. Packages come with five flavors that are colored to match their flavors. The flavors/colors include cherry (red), lemon (yellow) lime (green), licorice (black), and orange (orange). Chuckles was introduced in 1921.
A Chunky Bar is a type of candy bar produced by Nestlé. It is known for its chunky and thick texture. The Chunky Bar consists of a combination of milk chocolate, roasted peanuts, and raisins. The bar is divided into sections or chunks, making it easy to break apart and share or enjoy by the piece.
This is candy that looks like tobacco filled cigarettes. They are even sold in packs like the real deal. They are typically made of a chalky sort of gum with some products allowing you to blow on them to produce a fake smoke which is really just powdered sugar.
Yep, they are no longer politically correct given our modern understanding of the dangers of real cigarettes. However, this candy is still being sold in the United States with World Confections being one the biggest players in the niche that makes them. In many countries this candy is banned.
Circus peanuts are a type of marshmallow candy that is shaped like an oversized peanuts. The taste is rather unique being a sort of sugary banana flavor. Their texture is like a standard marshmallow but with a bit more chew.
The candy dates back to the 1800s with no indication of who actually invented them. As a fun fact, they were used for the initial marshmallows when the prototype of Lucky Charms cereal was being created.
The Clark Bar was first introduced in 1917 by David L. Clark and manufactured by the D. L. Clark Company. Over the years, the candy bar has gone through various ownership changes and periods of popularity, but it remains a nostalgic treat for many people.
It consists of a crunchy peanut butter filling that is coated in milk chocolate. It is often compared to another candy bar with crunchy peanut butter, Butterfinger. Boyer Candy makes this candy bar today in its Pennsylvania factory.
These are the candies that are found heaped in many candy bowls around Valentine’s Day. They are pastel in color and feature words of affection printed on them. They are essentially made from fine sugar with a binding agent and some flavoring.
They were invented by the New England Candy Company (NECCO) in 1902. The company was largely responsible for supplying us with these candies until 2018 when they were purchased by Spangler Candy. Spangler now makes them and calls them Sweethearts Conversation Hearts.
Cotton candy is typically found at fairs, circuses, amusement parks, and other events. In fact, it made its American debut at the World’s Fair in Chicago in 1893.
It’s usually served on a paper cone or a stick and comes in a variety of bright colors and flavors. It melts in your mouth and dissolves quickly when consumed. Common flavors include grape, strawberry, blue raspberry, and more.
Cotton candy is produced entirely from sugar and food coloring (for the colors). It is made by heating and liquefying sugar and then spinning it out through tiny holes where it solidifies in mid-air and is gathered on a spinning cone or stick.
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Cow Tales candies are made by the Goetze’s Candy Company and were introduced in 1984. They are shaped like long, slender sticks and consist of a creamy filling surrounded by chewy caramel. Duke the Cow is the mascot and has been helping sell the candy since 2016.
It is known for its crispy texture, which is created by mixing puffed crisped rice with 100% real milk chocolate, giving it a satisfying combination of creamy and crunchy elements. There are about 420 pieces of crispy rice in each standard Crunch bar, according to the manufacturer.
This classic candy bar was invented in New York in 1938 and was first released as “Nestlé’s Crunch”. Today, the Ferrara Candy Company makes the bars for the U.S. market and Nestlé makes it for the rest of the world.
Cry Baby Candy is a brand of sour and intensely flavored candies, known for their extreme tartness. They are manufactured by Tootsie Roll Industries. Cry Baby candies are popular for their ability to make people pucker up due to their sour taste.
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This candy is shaped like a traditional Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup but its filling is completely different. Instead of peanut, it contains a smooth marshmallow filling with almonds and coconut that is surrounded by an exterior of milk chocolate. It is currently made by Adams & Brooks but was launched by the Hoffman Candy Company in the 1950s.