Our Brown Sugar Bears are very talented. When soaked in water for 20 minutes they will: Keep brown sugar moist for up to 3 months. Keep cakes and cookies moist. Keep raisins, coconut and other dried fruits fresh. Keep popcorn kernels moist, resulting in an increased yield when popped. Keep tobacco and cigars moist. Keep licorice fresh. When dried in the oven, then cooked and placed in a sealed container they will: Keep spices dry. Keep salt dry. Keep cameras and electronic equipment dry. Keep crackers and chips crispy.