Can You Name these Unwrapped Candies From A Screenshot?

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About This Quiz

Why do we all love candy so much? Well, for starters, the world has had thousands of years to improve on these sweet treats. Yep, that's right! Candy has been around for nearly 4,000 years. Around 2000 B.C., the ancient Egyptians created the first candy by mixing fruits and nuts with honey, and the Greeks created "candied" fruit and flowers. While hard candies such as lollipops and similar sugar candies were around in the 1500s, it wasn't until the mid to late 19th century that our modern day candy really became popular.

How much do you know about candy? From chocolaty to fruity to salty, we want to put your sweet tooth to the test!

With thousands of varieties and shapes of colorful confections on the domestic and international market, it's a wonder anyone can keep track. But we're confident you are just the Smartie who is up for the task. Take a look at the 40 unwrapped candy images in this quiz to see if you can identify which candy is which. Not all candies look or taste the same, but there is one common thing among all candy — we just can't get enough! Now let's dig in!

An easy one, who am I?

Kit Kat bars were first introduced in 1935. Two years later, "break" was used for the first time in Kit Kat marketing.

Any guesses for this tasty treat?

They're sour and they're sweet. These lemon-flavored candies are a fun pop to your taste buds.

What sweet treat is this?

Don't feel too guilty when you steal a roll from your children on Halloween; a standard roll of Smarties only has 25 calories and is gluten-free.

What sweet snack is this?

Twizzlers set a world record in 1998 for longest licorice ever. It weighed 100 pounds and was 1,200 feet long.

Which classic candy is this?

Werther's Original candies are named for the little European town where Gustav Nebel created them. They've been enjoyed by snackers for more than 100 years.

Do you recognize these favorites?

A favorite of President Ronald Reagan, Jelly Belly beans were first cooked up in Los Angeles in 1976.

What candies are these?

Junior Mints were unveiled in 1949 and named after "Junior Miss," a well-known Broadway show.

Any guess at this sweet treat?

Root Beer Barrels pack that nostalgic soda shop taste into a pocket-friendly hard candy.

Which candy is this?

Left Twix or Right Twix? The verdict is still out over which is the tastiest. Okay, just kidding. They're the same. However, that hasn't stopped the company from one of its best marketing campaigns since the candy was introduced in the U.S. in 1979.

How about this sweet snack?

The name PEZ comes from three letters from the German word for peppermint: "PfeffErminZ." Fun fact: PEZ was originally created as a smoking alternative.

Do you know this colorful candy?

M&M's were first popular with American troops because they didn't melt easily and were a cinch to pack up.

What's your best guess for this one?

Invented in 1908, the word Toblerone is a play on the Italian for "honey" and "almond nougat."

How about this nutty snack?

The PayDay candy bar features a caramel center rolled in salted peanuts.

Can you tell us the name of this candy?

You might remember Reese's Pieces played a major role in 1982's "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial."

How about this popular bar?

First introduced in 1930, Snickers may just be the most popular candy bar in the world. And if you've never had one right out of the freezer, you're missing out.

What's the name of this childhood favorite?

Invented in 1954, the Atomic Fireball is a go-to treat for cinnamon fans who like to live on the edge.

How about these oldies but goodies?

Necco stands for the "New England Confectionery Company" which was started back in 1847.

Do you recognize these sweet bites?

Jolly Ranchers are one of the most popular fruit-flavored hard candies. The question is, how do YOU eat them? Whether you suck on them, try to crack them open with your teeth or mold them after a little melting, Jolly Ranchers create a fun way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

What's your guess at this delicious bar?

The Ferrara Candy Company also provides lots of yummy recipes online that you can prepare with this crispety, crunchety, peanut-buttery treat.

Do you recognize these without their wrappers?

In 1995, Starburst brought its unexplainable juiciness to the holidays by launching lines of jelly beans and candy canes.

How about these tiny treats?

Made by Nestlé today, Nerds pairs two flavors in every box.

What's your best guess at this one?

With its Take5 candy bar, Hershey's mixed five awesome ingredients (chocolate, peanut butter, peanuts, caramel and pretzels) into one delicious, savory snack.

Any guess at this colorful confection?

Mark your calendars, gumdrop fans. February 15 is National Gumdrop Day!

What do you call these sugary favorites?

Sugar Babies came around in 1935 and are a movie theater fave.

What's the name of this yummy candy?

Back in the day, Nestlé wrote out all five zeroes on the wrapper before rebranding its caramel classic in the 1980s.

Can you name this tart treat?

The cheeky tagline for these little bursts of tartness says it all: Sour to the people!

This one is tough, but we know you can get it!

Bit-O-Honey can easily remind you of those slow and lazy summer days you spent as a kid. This honey-flavored taffy is mixed with small pieces of almond.

How about these sugary candies ?

Today, these favorite candies are sometimes sour and sometimes sweet in a hilarious television ad campaign.

Any guess at this yummy treat?

Hershey's Mr. Goodbar contains peanuts and chocolate and is unmistakable in its familiar yellow and red packaging.

What do you think this one is?

Today, Charms Blow Pops are made by Tootsie. As a kid, it is possible you spent entire days sitting on your front porch debating how in the world they got that gum in the center.

This one's a bit tricky, but give it your best shot!

True to its name, one cup of Milk Duds contains 15% calcium.

Do you know the name of this chocolatey treat?

Kinder Surprise eggs are banned in the U.S. because they contain a non-edible toy.

We'll be honest. This is probably a hard one.

Crush sugar into a fine powder you can suck through a straw, and you have the perfect any-time-of-day snack for a teenager.

How about this one?

Reese's Nutrageous packs peanuts, peanut butter, caramel and chocolate into one dentist-defying candy bar.

What's the name of these candies?

Available in containers fashioned like toxic waste drums, Toxic Waste candy can't be missed on store shelves.

How about this old favorite?

A California treat, Abba-Zaba is taffy with peanut butter in the middle.

What's your best guess at this candy bar?

You may never have heard of these candy bars. This Cadbury confection features chocolate poured over honeycomb.

Can you name this chocolate snack?

Have you ever wondered about the naming of the 3 Musketeer bar? When the bars first came to market in the '30s, there were actually three small bars in each pack, and they contained chocolate, strawberry and vanilla nougat. With the rationing of sugar in 1942, the three bars became one bar with chocolate nougat.

Do you recognize this popular bar without its wrapper?

The Curtiss Candy Company asserted the best-selling bar was named after President Grover Cleveland's daughter and not the baseball slugger. As a result, Babe Ruth lost George H. Ruth Candy Co. v. Curtiss Candy Co. in 1931.

What do you call these candies?

Available from Tootsie, Nik-L-Nip is fruity juice you drink from little wax bottles.

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