In England, as far back as the 14th century, the word “comfit” was used to describe nuts and seeds that were coated in sugar. The first sugarcoated nuts and seeds were made by apothecaries and used medicinally. They were the original sugarcoated pills. Depending on the seed, nut, or fruit in their center, comfits were believed to have various benefits.
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