Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Favorite Halloween Candy


What do kids want in their pumpkins this Halloween?

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1.  Smarties.  This little candy has been around a long time.  At one time, Smarties were banned from my school because kids were breaking it down to powder and snorting it. I bet it burned!

2.  Starburst.  Too sticky for me.

3.  Twix.  Yum!  Finally a good one.

4.  Nerds.  My comment?  WHY?

5.  Skittles.  Like Starburst, too sticky for me.

6.  Sour Patch Kids.  My own children like these (grown children, I should say).  Too sour.
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7.  M&Ms.  Now here's one I can really get behind.  I love the peanut butter M&Ms, and I like the regular and peanut M&Ms, too.

8.  Laffy Taffy.  My son likes this one.  Still too sticky for me.

9.  Tootsie Rolls.  I liked these as a kid, and my son loves them.  My dad loved them, too.

10. Kit Kat.  Here's another one I can support.

11. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.  My second favorite after peanut butter M&Ms.

12. Twizzlers.  Not for me.  Again, they're sticky.

13. Candy Corn.  I normally don't like this candy, but I had some with peanuts mixed in, kind of like a trail mix, and it was delicious!

And there you have it:  the most popular candy ranked by kids and courtesy of Pop Sugar and Candy Crate.
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(Funny how Smarties, Tootsie Rolls, and Candy Corn made both lists!  Guess it depends on who you ask!)

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And for a bonus, here are America's favorite Halloween candies by state, thanks to Yahoo.

 Alabama – Candy Corn
 Alaska – Twix
Arizona – Snickers
 Arkansas – Jolly Ranchers
California – M&Ms
 Colorado – Milky Way
 Connecticut – Almond Joy
 Delaware – Life Savers
 Florida – Skittles
Georgia – Swedish Fish
Hawaii – Skittles
Idaho – Candy Corn
Illinois – Sour Patch Kids
Indiana – Hot Tamales
Iowa – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
 Kansas – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
 Kentucky – Tootsie Pops
 Louisiana – Lemonheads
 Maine – Sour Patch Kids
 Maryland – Milky Way
Massachusetts – Sour Patch Kids
Michigan – Candy Corn
Minnesota – Tootsie Pops
Mississippi – 3 Musketeers
Missouri – Milky Way
Montana – Double Bubble Gum
Nebraska – Sour Patch Kids
Nevada – Hershey Kisses
New Hampshire – Snickers
New Jersey – Skittles
New Mexico – Candy Corn
New York – Sour Patch Kids
North Carolina – M&M’s
North Dakota -Hot Tamales
 Ohio – Blow Pops
Oklahoma – Snickers
Oregon – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Pennsylvania – M&M’s
Rhode Island – Candy Corn
South Carolina – Candy Corn
South Dakota – Starburst
Tennessee – Tootsie Pops
Texas – Starburst
Utah – Jolly Ranchers
Vermont – Milky Way
Virginia – Snickers
Washington – Tootsie Pops
West Virginia – Blow Pops
Wisconsin – Starbursts
Wyoming – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
District of Columbia – M&Ms

What’s your favorite?


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2 comments:

Ron. said...

My mother was a Kit Kat lover. She'd always buy them to give out at Halloween, making sure to buy at least three time more than she'd need.

CountryDew said...

My favorite is a Milky Way Midnight, but I also like Smarties and buy them for myself sometimes. I would never have thought of snorting them. Why would you do that? Weird. Interesting list.

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