Classic Jelly Beans - Historic Candies from Harpers Ferry, WV - True Treats Historic Candy

Classic Jelly Beans – Plump, Soft, Traditional


Jelly Beans were invented around 1860 in Boston using a similar recipe to 9th century Turkish Delight. Legend has it the jelly beans were sent to the Union soldiers. During World War I and II, they were sent to soldiers in packages from home and gift boxes from groups and associations at home. They also became a holiday favorite and a regular in candy bowls of grandmothers, for generations. Comes in a recyclable heat-sealed bag. 6 ounces.

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