The Best Halloween Candy of 2019, Ranked

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Even if it's been years since you've gotten dressed up and gone trick-or-treating—besides going with the kids, of course—you'll still appreciate this list of the best Halloween candy of 2019. It can be hard deciding what to fill your Halloween candy bowl with year after year, especially since candy popularity can change, and all of the enticing options at the store can be overwhelming. And although all of these confections are available every day of the year, there's still something special about unwrapping a treat—or three—on October 31. (Let's face it: Just about every parent out there digs into their little one's candy stash when they're not around!)

As you scroll through our picks, you'll notice the option to purchase each type of candy featured, so you don't have to wait until Halloween to eat your favorite childhood snack. In fact, you might want to think about ordering these treats early on in the month so you can enjoy them while you're making Halloween crafts, putting together your Halloween costume, or decorating pumpkins with the family. No matter what your candy preference is, there are tons of different types of sweets on our roundup, including chocolate, sour, and fruit-flavored sweets.

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1 Milky Way
$4.27

If you can't get enough caramel in your Milky Way bars, there's a  without the nougat that's only filled with creamy goodness. The bar also comes in a , which is made with dark chocolate. 

2 Skittles
$21.38

Skittles fans probably recall the controversy surrounding the rainbow spheres in recent years. In 2013, Skittles replaced its lime-flavored candies with green apple, which caused some criticism from consumers. 

3 Candy Corn
$11.99

Okay, candy corn might be controversial—but because it's most often enjoyed during October, it deserves a spot on this list. If you really enjoy the sugary sweet, you'll also love . 

4 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
$17.50

The iconic combination of chocolate and peanut butter is a match made in heaven. Although you can't go wrong with the original, the classic cup also comes in , in a , and .

5 Snickers
$22.99

Ahh... nothing satisfies like a Snickers. The nougat-filled bars also come in , , and options.

6 Starburst
$21.38

Sometimes new versions are even better than the original. In this case, it's the . (Admit it: Aren't you a tiny bit disappointed when you open the pouch to find mostly oranges and yellows?)

7 Kit Kat
$18.80

Take a trip around the world and you'll find Kit Kat bars in just about every flavor you can imagine. Some of the more interesting varieties include , , and . 

8 Twizzlers
$10.81

For a playful twist on the traditional, try . Of course, there's nothing wrong with good old strawberry.

9 Twix
$14.61

Twix is another beloved treat that's offered in several different versions that still feature the layers of chocolate, cookie, and caramel. If you're in the mood to mix it up for your trick-or-treaters, stock up on , , or  options.

10 Butterfinger
$13.99

Once again, the peanut butter and chocolate combo prevails. In January 2019, an "improved recipe" that promises "even more delicious taste." 

11 Hershey's
$5.78

When in doubt, go with one of the most iconic candies of all time, aka "The Great American Chocolate Bar." Fun fact: The very first bar was sold way back in 1900!

12 AirHeads
$7.98

This taffy-like candy is always popular with trick-or-treaters. For those who prefer some sour with their sweet, try .

13 3 Musketeers
$32.46

Although the current product is a single bar made of whipped nougat covered in chocolate, the original version was actually three bars in chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry flavors. This is where the candy gets its name, which was inspired by the novel The Three Musketeers

14 Tootsie Roll Pops
$9.98

How can you make Tootsie Rolls even better? Put them inside a lollipop, of course. 

15 Caramel Apple Pops
$2.58

Although there's nothing like a homemade caramel apple, sometimes we're in the mood for a treat that simply needs to be unwrapped to enjoy. Behold: Caramel Apple Pops.

16 Nerds
Walmart
$12.99

Does eating Nerds make you smarter? We're not sure, but they're definitely delicious. (Can you really just have one box?)

17 Baby Ruth
$13.99

Unlike many chocolate bars that are available in different varieties, Baby Ruth just comes in its original, classic version that was introduced in 1921. 

18 M&M's
$12.92

It seems like M&M's is constantly releasing new flavors. A few of the other popular options include , , and .

19 Sour Patch Kids
$12.99

The tagline of Sour Patch Kids perfectly describes the taste. "Sour. Sweet. Gone."

20 Tootsie Roll
$17.99

People have been unwrapping Tootsie Rolls since 1907, when the taffy-like chocolate candy was first introduced. All these years later, the original flavor is still beloved, but the are also well liked.

21 Hot Tamales
$24.49

Some like it hot! And those people are the ones who eat Hot Tamales.

22 Smarties
$14.00

Smarties have always been a Halloween candy bowl staple, and with good reason. They're fairly inexpensive and aren't too sweet tasting.

23 Almond Joy
$24.60

Although there's only one Almond Joy, the candy bar does have a similar sister product called . The latter is made with dark chocolate and doesn't contain almonds. 

24 Jolly Rancher
$8.98

If you love the fruit flavor of Jolly Ranchers, but aren't crazy about the hard candy, there are a ton of other options. You may also enjoy the , , and .

25 Blow Pop
$7.98

Blow Pops will always be a crowd-pleaser—who doesn't love a fruity, bubble-gum filled lollipop? 

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