Halloween offers kids a treasure trove of free candies, but some are much better than others. Halloween is a haunted night after all, and some of the scariest things might be the candy corn or bazooka gum that gets plopped into your bag. Instead, we're focusing on the very best Halloween candies around!
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
The holy grail of all Halloween candy has to be Reese’s. Nothing could possibly beat the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter in a delicious disc. The 4-cup king sized packs will make any trick or treater fill up with joy.
These tiny, hard nuggets of sugar may not look too thrilling at first, but after you pop a handful of these shiny little guys into your mouth, you’ll immediately be hooked. Not only are these sweet pebbles tasty, but the packaging is really cool.
These candy coated chocolate morsels are loved by one and all, worldwide. Whether you’re a fan of the peanut, peanut butter, almond, dark chocolate, or original flavors, no one can stop eating M&M’s once they start.
Those two-packs of Starburst are a Halloween staple, and once you get one it’s a complete gamble as to whether you’re going to get an amazing candy or a square of disappointment. Everyone knows that the pink flavor is far and away the best. Red is good too, but orange and yellow just don’t hold up.
Most candy just dissolves right in your mouth and doesn’t leave you with the feeling that you’ve actually eaten anything, but not Snickers. This classic candy bar is packed with peanuts, nougat, caramel and chocolate. What’s not to love!?
AirheadsThis chewy and fruity treat is one of the tastiest treats you can get. Pulling them apart is fun in itself, and there are as many ways to eat them as there are tasty flavors.
The ultimate in crunchy candy bars, Butterfingers are a sweet mix of chocolate and peanut butter. Every kid loves to bite into this crunchy, peanut-buttery bar. The only drawback is that it gets stuck in your teeth.
Sour Patch KidsSour Patch Kids are probably the most flavor-filled candy you can get on Halloween. First they’re sour, then they’re sweet. It’s so fun to watch your friends’ faces contort as they eat.
Laffy TaffyNot only do Laffy Taffies offer you some chewy and fruity candy, but also jokes that you can tell your friends. Even if you’re not a fan of the candy, at least you get the jokes!
Kit KatBreak me off a piece! These crispy bars are so satisfying to break apart. And so easy to share!
Pixy StixThese powder-filled wands have remained popular for years. It’s no secret that kids love sugar, so of course they’re going to love pouring the stuff directly into their mouths! Talk about a sugar rush.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and M&M’s had a baby, and it’s just as magical as it sounds. These peanut butter-filled chocolate candies are the perfect bite-sized treat.