Marshmallow on a Stick
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Here we have El Autentico Paleton Corona, basically a chocolate-covered marshmallow on a stick. It might not seem all that remarkable to the casual candy wrapper collector, but I couldn't believe my eyes when I found it! When I had collected one of these pops decades ago, I never imagined that I would see one again. Now I'm thinking that it's probably a common, popular candy in Mexico. After all, what do I really know?

I'm saddened to see that they lost the eerie, old-fashioned rendering of the boy and the surrealistic touch of showing the boy holding a pop with his picture on it, but at least the candy endures. Finding another one of these after all these years was surrealistic enough for me.

Click here to see the old version of this oddly enduring candy.