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NanKate Mon 23-Oct-17 21:45:44

DH and I don’t buy each other many gifts as we have got to a stage in life where there is little that we need/want, however as it was our anniversary I pushed the boat out and bought him a quarter of coconut ice 😉 which he is already chomping into.

I have to admit I also bought myself a quarter of mint toffees, only to suck as I don’t want any fillings to come out.

What would you choose from the sweet shop, especially if I told you they were calorie free ?

minesaprosecco Mon 23-Oct-17 21:47:38

Just about anything! But top of the list would be toffee éclairs. Yummy!

maryeliza54 Mon 23-Oct-17 21:48:55

Chewey nougat

Nannylovesshopping Mon 23-Oct-17 21:52:00

Peanut brittle and chocolate covered raisins

tanith Mon 23-Oct-17 21:53:22

We have an old fashioned sweet shop that also sells sugar free sucking sweets and no added sugar chocolate . OH buys rhubarb and custard sweets and bananas and shrimps.

Marydoll Mon 23-Oct-17 21:57:23

Old fashioned candy balls

kittylester Mon 23-Oct-17 22:00:55

Walnut whips please and aniseed balls.

merlotgran Mon 23-Oct-17 22:05:54

Toffee éclairs for me too, please.

Chewbacca Mon 23-Oct-17 22:15:45

Chocolate Brazils. You could wake me in the dead of night and I'd eat them!

Luckygirl Mon 23-Oct-17 22:17:00

Coconut ice - my favourite - I excuse my addiction on the grounds that it is a good laxative - purely medicinal consumption of course.

Nannacat Mon 23-Oct-17 22:30:54

Walnut whips yum ! What happened to the coffee ones ?
Sherbet pips , cola cubes , lemon Bon bons , love a twix and double decker . Got the munchies now !!! .

Nannacat Mon 23-Oct-17 22:43:29

Any one remember sweets called spangles ?use to get a pack everyday after school with a packet of bovril crisps. Also had can of cresta drink or a can of tab cola . Those were the days ! Feel so old !

Marydoll Mon 23-Oct-17 22:45:18

Buttermint flavour Spangles were the best!

matson Mon 23-Oct-17 22:59:48

Coconut mushrooms

Chewbacca Mon 23-Oct-17 23:32:00

No they weren't Marydoll! Old English Spangles were the best!

Marydoll Mon 23-Oct-17 23:51:30

YUK!

grannyactivist Tue 24-Oct-17 00:18:25

I would buy these:

Maggiemaybe Tue 24-Oct-17 00:24:51

Rose and violet cremes please. And flavoured chocolate marzipans.

grannyactivist Tue 24-Oct-17 00:48:02

Oh no! I just googled them and Kopp Kops are no more - they've been discontinued! sad

Bambam Tue 24-Oct-17 00:58:18

Midget Gems! Always asks for extra of the black ones as the shopkeeper says not many people like them .

Grandma2213 Tue 24-Oct-17 02:47:52

Licorice, especially the swirls with the sweet in the middle that has the coloured speckles and which I would always save till last. (Excuse the poor grammar/sentence construction!)

Anything coconut is disgusting!!

Greyduster Tue 24-Oct-17 06:40:14

Rum truffles! Love ‘em! And liquorice allsorts. The thought of coconut ice makes me very nostalgic. My father used to buy a quarter for me on his way home if he had been working on a Saturday morning, and we would share it!

Nana3 Tue 24-Oct-17 06:47:05

I buy liquorice alsorts, in fact I have a packet within arms reach right now even though I'm still in bed. I can never eat just one.

Well, that was three, better stash them away again.

ninathenana Tue 24-Oct-17 06:54:24

Wine gums every time.

Several others mentioned too including coconut mushrooms, yummy !
I love chocolate brazils too Chewbacca but not that much smile

M0nica Tue 24-Oct-17 07:01:02

Liquorice Allsorts, although, I have so lost my sweet tooth now that I could only eat a couple. I cannot remember when I last bought any, but every Christmas a packet appear in my stocking and are much appreciated.