|Retro 1970s and 1980s trick or treat goody bags.|
Trick or Treating was truly the highlight of Halloween for this chubby kid. I've wanted to blog about these Halloween Trick or Treat goody bags every October and thanks to RetroJunk.com I finally have an image! The best house you could ever visit while trick or treating in the 1970s or 1980s, was the house that gave out goody bags.
If you were a kid in the 1980s you may recall these white paper bags featured scary black and orange Halloween themed graphics. Generous neighbors would fill the bags with different fun sized chocolate bars and other treats. The only thing that topped these awesome goody bags were the rare homeowners who doled out FULL SIZED chocolate bars.
I haven't gone trick-or-treating in more than 25 years, but I wonder if anyone gives out goody bags or full sized chocolate bars today? My other personal favorite were snack cakes such as Hostess Twinkies or Drakes Devil Dogs. Sadly, Mom typically confiscated any snack cakes or apples (who the heck wants an apple on Halloween anyway unless it's covered in caramel!) She felt these were easy targets for hiding razor blades.
|I liked when folks gave Devil Dogs as|
Trick or Treat snacks, but mom
always thought they
had razor blades in them.