The Best Halloween Candy to Pass Out This Year
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This year, delight your neighborhood kids and parents alike by handing out the best Halloween candy.
Halloween is lurking right around the corner, so dust off your spookiest yard decorations, or get creative with these DIY options. And don’t forget to pick up all the ingredients for these delicious Halloween cookies! You’ll also want to read up on the best time to trick or treat, and keep an eye out for deals on Halloween candy.
Speaking of candy, if there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that we don’t want to be the one house on the block that hands out the worst Halloween candy. You know the ones, right? Candy corn? Mary Janes? How about those shapeless globs of stale peanut butter that come wrapped in black and orange paper? Yuck!
When it comes to the good stuff, researchers at Candystore.com analyzed ten years’ worth of sales data, paying close attention to its sales in the months leading up to Halloween, in particular. Then, they identified the best-selling treats, state-by-state. So what is the most popular Halloween candy in America? Skittles! Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups came in second place and Starburst took third. And while those might be the top three candy choices, there are plenty of options that will make trick-or-treaters shriek with delight. Read on for the best Halloween candy to pass out this year.
Skittles & Starburst Fun Size Variety Mix
Since Skittles has been crowned the most popular Halloween candy, followed by Starburst as the third most popular, you can’t go wrong with this mix. You’ll get 65 fun-size bags of Skittles and Starburst to hand out.
Reese’s Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Snack Size Pumpkins
When it comes to America’s favorite Halloween candy, Reese’s holds the number two spot. Each bag is all treats and no tricks with 32 festive Reese’s peanut butter pumpkins.
Hershey All Time Greats Assorted Chocolate Snack Size Variety Bag
Chocolate lovers rejoice! This bag of treats comes with 100 snack-size pieces of candy including Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Reese’s Pieces, KitKat bars, Hershey’s Chocolate Bars, and Almond Joys. Yum!
Mars Fun Size Chocolate Favorites Variety Pack
No candy haul would be complete without M&Ms, Twix, and Snickers! This variety pack contains 55 pieces of these Halloween staples.
Airheads Candy Bars Full Size Variety Pack
While it may sound like a crime, the shocking truth is that not everyone likes chocolate. For those who prefer a fruity treat, this box comes with 60 full-size Airheads bars in six yummy flavors!
Bulk Assorted Fruit Candy
A fruit candy lover’s paradise! Fill your candy bowl with two pounds of Sour Patch Kids, Swedish Fish, Nerds, Skittles, Starbursts, Sweet Tarts, Twizzlers, and Haribo Gold-Bear Gummies.
Dum Dums Original Pops 400-Count Bag
They may be small, but these iconic pops are packed with flavor! Sixteen different flavors to be exact. Dum Dums are also gluten-free and free from major allergens, making them a safe alternative to many candy bars.
Tootsie Child’s Play Variety Candies
Let me see that Tootsie Roll! This bag contains 3.5 pounds of Tootsie Rolls treats, all of which are peanut and gluten-free. And at under $10, this variety pack is a sweet bargain.
Pez Mini Halloween Dispensers
If you live in an area where you don’t get a ton of trick-or-treaters, then treat the ones who do ring your bell to something extra special. This bag of 12 festive Pez dispensers features an array of adorable Halloween characters including a grinning jack-o’-lantern, a black cat, a spooky ghost, a creepy spider, and an owl with a witch’s hat.
Sour Patch Kids Zombie Treat Size Bags
The Walking…Sour Patch Kids? You’ll get 80 treat-sized bags of these Halloween-themed treats that start off sour but end on a sweet note.
Pixy Stix Giant Candy
Halloween is all about the candy, so what’s one more straw full of sugar in their bags? This box comes with 85 giant Pixy Stix in four fruit flavors that kids will go crazy for!
Jelly Belly BeanBoozled Party Pack
Want to slip in a few tricks with the treats? This pack comes with 25 mini bags of Jelly Bellies in bizarre flavors like lawn clippings, stinky socks, and moldy cheese. Ick!
Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, & 3 Musketeers Mini Size Variety Pack
If you want to get more bang for your buck, this variety pack is perfect. You’ll get 240 of these popular bite-sized chocolate bars to hand out.
Ring Pop Party Pack
If you want to hand out something that kids will get excited over, then these giant gem lollipops are perfect! There are five classic flavors to choose from, and each bag contains 30 full-size Ring Pops.
Assorted Halloween Candy Variety Bag
Over 270 pieces of individually wrapped Nestle candies come in this variety bag. Fill trick-or-treaters’ bags with an assortment of SweeTarts, Mini Chewy SweeTarts, Nerds, and Bottle Caps. Sweet!
Hershey’s Candy Club Variety Pack
Can’t decide between chocolates and sweets? Problem solved! This variety pack comes with over two pounds of your favorite candy including Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, KitKat Bars, Jolly Rancher lollipops, and hard candies. Talk about a crowd-pleaser!
Mars Variety Full Size Chocolate Candy Bars
Feel free to go ahead and be that house! You know, the awesome one that doles out full-size candy bars every Halloween? This box includes a mix of 18 full-size Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, and 3 Musketeers bars that will excite every kid (and parent) on Halloween night!
Hershey Full Size Candy Bars Variety Pack
Looking for more full-size candy bar options? This Hershey variety pack includes a mix of 18 full-size Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, KitKat Bars, and Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars.
Hershey’s Full Size Chocolate Bar Variety Pack
If you want to stick with the great American chocolate bar, this variety pack has 18 full-size Hershey bars in your four favorite flavors: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, cookies ‘n’ creme, and milk chocolate with almonds.
Mars Chocolate Caramel Lovers Variety Pack
Have something for everyone on hand this year. This variety pack contains over two pounds of chewy favorites including Twix, Snickers, Milky Way Simply Caramel, and caramel M&Ms.
- CandyStore.com: “Most Popular Halloween Candy by State”