America Voted: These Are the Best and Worst Halloween Candies

The results might surprise you.

There's nothing worse than coming home after a long night of trick-or-treating and dumping out your candy bag only to find that the neighbors skimped on the good candy this year. To make sure you're handing out the very best treats, the candy experts from compiled data from more than 17,000 customers and outside data sources to bring you the definitive list of best and worst Halloween candies. is one of the top bulk candy suppliers in the country, and they sell over 3,000 varieties of candy — so when they surveyed more than 17,000 customers about their Halloween preferences, the customers had a lot of options. They then combined customer responses with best and worst candy data from other reputable sources (like Business Insider, Bon Apetit, BuzzFeed and Thrillist) to compile a definitive list of the best and worst options you could find in your trick-or-treat bag.

Candy Bag with Candy Corn

The National Retail Federation reported that last year, Americans spent around $2 billion on Halloween candy, and we imagine this year that number will grow. Find out which candy is worth the splurge, and to be extra sure you're giving out the very best treats, find out what your state's most popular Halloween candy is!

Top 10 Worst Halloween Candies

10. Black Licorice

9. Good & Plenty

8. Tootsie Rolls

Buy It: Tootsie Rolls ($3, Walmart)

7. Mary Janes

Buy It: Mary Janes ($15, Walmart)

6. Wax Coke Bottles

Buy It: Wax Soda Bottle Candy ($13, Walmart)

5. Necco Wafers

4. Smarties

Buy It: Smarties ($3, Target)

3. Peanut Butter Kisses

2. Circus Peanuts

Buy It: Circus Peanuts ($16, Walmart)

1. Candy Corn

Top 10 Best Halloween Candies

10. Nerds

9. Butterfinger

Buy It: Butterfinger Fun Size Bars ($4, Target)

8. Hershey Bar

Buy It: Hershey's Fun Size ($4, Walmart)

7. Twix

Buy It: Twix Fun Size Bars ($4, Target)

6. Kit Kat

Buy It: Kit Kat Snack Size Bars ($4, Walmart)

5. Sour Patch Kids

Buy It: Sour Patch Kids ($3, Target)

4. Snickers

Buy It: Snickers Fun Size Bars ($4, Walmart)

3. Skittles

Buy It: Skittles ($1, Target)

2. M&Ms

Buy It: M&Ms Milk Chocolate ($5, Target)

1. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Buy It: Reese's Snack Size Cups ($2, Walmart)

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