10 Things to Know About Boston Baked Beans

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The candy version of Boston baked beans—peanuts with a thick, sugary shell, often dyed red—have mysterious origins, but the long-lived Ferrera Pan brand debuted in the 1930s along with Red Hots. Note the darling little beanpot on the box (which you can buy in cases of 24 on Amazon if you really, really like them)!