Help bring back the "Ben Hur" novelty candy !!

382 Signatures Goal: 250

Many folks have been searching for a mint like candy that has since been discontinued. I know it from Pennsylvania, we called them sim-sims. These are not the licorice flavored mint shaped melts, nor are the the small flat breath mint in the foil package. These are unique. They were sold loose, in bulk lots.Sometimes they were still connected together. You could go into a penny candy store and get a pennies worth, or a nickels worth, whatever. They melted in your mouth and were about 1/2 inch square. They left your tongue a green/black color. There are numerous candy sites that have discussions about this elusive candy. Do a Google search for "Ben Hur Candy" and you may stumble upon one. If enough signatures are gathered, I will forward this info to the last known Company who owns the recipe. Perhaps we can convince them there is a market for these, and they will start producing them again.

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Jun 27, 2017
    Jun 27, 2017
    My favorite growing up. Brown bag, black tongue, great taste
  • Susan Kluewer
    Susan Kluewer United States, Oconomowoc
    May 28, 2017
    May 28, 2017
    My dad bought this candy for our family. I actually have some very old pieces of it in my cupboard in a Tupperware container. My , Dad and siblings LOVED this candy. My dad says he remembers buying it at the Boston Store
  • Mona Blumenreich
    Mona Blumenreich United States, Oakland Gardens
    Apr 30, 2017
    Apr 30, 2017
    I would be buying them in bulk weekly or monthly - I could live on them - PLEASE get someone to make them again.....that and Easy Aces - Yummy!
  • Michelle Jagodzinski Rader
    Michelle Jagodzinski Rader United States, Schnecksville
    Mar 29, 2017
    Mar 29, 2017
    Love this candy!
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