Spangler Circus Peanuts candy from Arcade Snacks are a fun, soft, nostalgic peanut-shaped marshmallow candy that has been around for a very long time. This may not come as a shock, but this candy contains no peanuts. Banana flavored Marshmallow Circus Peanuts are a tasty fat-free candy enjoyed in by children and adults of any age.
Tracing all the way back to the 1800s, Circus Peanut candy was an occasional spring treat and one of the original penny candies. It’s a mystery how circus peanuts got their shape and name. The story is that the candy originated with the traveling circuses where merchants sold salted peanuts.