Most Popular Halloween Candy For Kids

By Hope Bidegainberry on September 25, 2019

 Don’t buy your Halloween candy now.  You’ll just wind up eating the entire bag in a moment of deep, deep shame and then you’ll have to go buy more next month.

But when you DO buy your Halloween candy this year . . . here’s what kids actually want.

According to a new survey of kids ages eight to 17, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are the most popular . . . by far.  They got 18% of the vote, which is more than double the next runner up.

The 10 most popular are: 

  1. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  2. Snickers
  3. Twix
  4. Kit Kat
  5. M&M’s
  6. Nerds
  7. Butterfinger 
  8. Sour Patch Kids 
  9. Skittles
  10. Hershey bars.


Tootsie Rolls came in last in the survey with just 1% of the vote.  Candy corn and Smarties tied for second-worst . . . they each got 2%. 

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