Kissing comfit

a perfumed sugarplum to sweeten the breath.
- Shak.

See also: Kiss

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare mentions a number of sweetmeats and confectioneries, Falstaff announcing in Act 5: "Let the sky rain potatoes; let it thunder to the tune of Greensleeves; hail kissing comfits and snow enrigoes.
In both chapters, we find good coverage of new `sallets' (salads) in market and private gardens, and recipes for gilded marchpanes, kissing comfits and marigold tarts among other dishes.