Halloween candy: the 10 best, worst treats

By Spectrum News Staff,
Last Updated: Friday, October 27, 2017, 1:34 PM EDT
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CandyStore.com survey rates the 10 worst Halloween candies. Which of these 10 do you dislike the most?

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This poll is not scientific and reflects the opinions of only those internet users who have chosen to participate.

When it comes to candy, people have strong preferences for the sugary or sour treat. During Halloween, these opinions come front and center while indulging in the sweet taste or chocolate or fruity flavors.  

So what candies are considered the best, or worst?

Candystore.com surveyed more than 40,000 people asking them that very question. Here are the somewhat debatable results:

10 Worst Halloween Candies

  • 10. Mary Janes
  • 09. Good & Plenty
  • 08. Licorice
  • 07. Smarties
  • 06. Tootsie Rolls
  • 05. Peanut Butter Kisses
  • 04. Necco wafers
  • 03. Wax Co
  • 02. Candy Corn
  • 01. Circus Peanuts

10 Best Halloween Candies

  • 10. Hershey Bar
  • 09. Skittles
  • 08. Sour Patch Kids
  • 07. Butterfinger
  • 06. Nerds
  • 05. M&Ms
  • 04. Kit Kat
  • 03. Twix
  • 02. Snickers
  • 01. Reeseā€™s Peanut Butter Cups