...to give this year's trick or treaters last year's sweets?
Whatwaswrongwiththatusername · 30/10/2018 09:41
Just that really! I'm not able to get out to get sweets for Halloween and last year we didn't have many trick or treaters so have lots of little bags of sweets, best before last month.
Basically my choice is that or ignore the door, which I don't really want to do as it's usually only a few younger, local children so I don't mind them. Also, I might, possibly, have other sweets/lollies with no dates on which may or may not be even older...
Basically, is it reasonable to risk poisoning the local children with dodgy sugar bombs?? ￼
Whatwaswrongwiththatusername · 30/10/2018 11:29
Ooh, I do have some (OOD, obvs) sprouts in the fridge and some chocolate...🤔
Dungeondragon15 😁I do wish that was the case! Unfortunately I can't be trusted to have bags of savoury snacks in the house or else I'll gobble them up whole. What's a 'sharing' pack anyway...? 🙄
AmericanEskimoDoge · 30/10/2018 12:29
Gummies that are only a month past the BB date are fine-- especially if you taste-test one beforehand to be sure they're still pleasantly soft and chewy.
Chocolate probably shows its age sooner, but if they taste alright, I'm sure they're fine, too.
...Am I the only one who thinks it's suspiciously convenient that these Halloween candies are BB a date just shy of the season they'd be useful again (assuming they are marked for Halloween, and maybe they aren't)? "Oops, guess you'll have to buy more from us for this year!" Fortunately, most of us foil that evil plan by eating the leftover candy ourselves in the week or two after Halloween!
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