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Retro Candy Flashback: Atkinson’s Long Boys

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Long Boy Tee

There are candies that beg you to buy them as you walk down the grocery checkout line, and some that don’t even make you flinch. Caramels – those cubed, hard, sticky creatures – never made me even look twice.

But after having my entire world of what caramels should taste like turned upside-down upon sampling those fine morsels from The Choke Cherry Tree, I began to look at this candy with renewed interest. Could there be more caramel candies out there that I had mistakenly neglected because of my preconceptions?

Being über-impressed with Atkinson’s Chick-o-Stick and Peanut Putter Bars, when I spotted Long Boys in the bulk candy aisle, I couldn’t really refuse. After all, my thought process was very complex: Caramel + Atkinson’s = Oh My Bob!

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