Examples from the Web for sweetmeats
Queen Elizabeth I owned forks for sweetmeats but chose to use her fingers instead, finding the spearing motion to be crude.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And the Fairy took a great delight in their innocent enjoyment of the cakes and sweetmeats she gave them nearly every day.The Green Fairy Book|Various
It was plain that the Blissful Mother did not recognize any difference between curries and sweetmeats!Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
She looked at him with a sardonic smile, plucking a pink wad from the lid of a box of sweetmeats beside her.Atlantis|Gerhart Hauptmann
During the conversation that followed, the fact that the son had roasted three goblins for sweetmeats was conveyed to the bhûtas.Tales of the Sun|Mrs. Howard Kingscote
A poor widow, in a small town in the north of England, kept a booth or stall of apples and sweetmeats.