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  • n. Plural form of licorice.


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  • There were of course various licorices, including black licorice pipes and cigars, and strawberry shoestrings, which somehow tasted the best.

    Candy of an Era Past « Colleen Anderson

  • Analyzing their haul, I noticed a sharp difference from my day, when I would spend hours separating the primo loot (Milky Ways, Junior Mints) from the stuff I would trade with my siblings (Jelly Bellies, Sugar Daddies) and the duds I would pawn off on Mom and Dad (Necco Wafers, black licorices).

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  • After experiencing the burn of a double-salted variety, and nearly losing a tooth on a particularly chewy Dutch coin, we settled on these four easy-to-find, soft black licorices as our favorites.

    A Sweet to Root For

  • These hollowed tubes are one of the few truly all-natural licorices, made with only molasses, wheat flour, licorice extract and aniseed oil.

    A Sweet to Root For

  • Ironically, neither contains any actual licorice extract - which probably explains why, among the seven licorices we tasted (labeled either red or strawberry licorice), Twizzlers and

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  • Some other good Dutch "starter" licorices would be Skoolkrijt (school chalk, looks just like it sounds) which is a tube of licorice with a cream filling covered in a crunchy mint shell.

    Accidental Hedonist


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