Marron glacé, or candied chestnuts, are a tradition that dates back 15th or 16th centuries.
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Today, marrons glacés, are still made in their simplest form, as glazed chestnuts, but may also be used as for creme de marrons, an ingredient in other confections. In either form, the marron glacé is a delicacy that is still enjoyed in areas where chestnuts can be found.