Did you know that Orange Marshmallow Peanuts are one of the oldest American candies and where retro long before the terms retro candy was coined...
Marshmallow Peanuts were introduced in the mid 1800's and were one of the first penny candies. The first Marshmallow Peanuts were orange and it wasn't until the 1900's and the invention of food coloring that multicolored ones became available.
These are also known as "Circus Peanuts" although no one is sure as to how that nickname was derived.
To reads a unique perspective on this delicious candy, please click here to go to the blog review written by Carl Weaver.
Please note that there are approximately 45 Circus Peanuts per pound