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June is National Sweet Treats Month, and that means you can put aside all of those reasons for avoiding sweets for 30 days to indulge your sweet tooth guilt-free. The Daily Meal turned to online retailer of all things candy, CandyStore.com, for the exact answer as to what each state's favorite candy is. Exact sales figures were not provided, but we have received information on every sale of delicious Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate and Fruity Skittle from Sea to Sea Brilliant over the last 18 months.
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while eating popcornput on a happy showIt's the perfect family night, but Alabama folks might prefer a bowl of skittles.
Alaska: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
The people of Alaska don't have itBaked AlaskaFor dessert, you can't get enough of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
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Der Grand Canyon StateHe loves to taste the rainbow.
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AFun-Food-FaktPart of this popular candy, the "m" stamped on M&M's should deter copycats.
Kalifornien: Jolly Ranchers
It may not bethe most iconic foodin California, but Californians just can't stop eating Jolly Ranchers.
After a long walk through somethe majestic mountainsIn this state, Coloradans like to re-energize with a handful of M&Ms.
When visitingThe grocery store, people who live in Connecticut can't leave without grabbing a bag of Kit Kats.
Sour Patch Kids is not just one of themthe most popular Halloween candy in America, but it's also Delaware's favorite candy.
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Cones of rainbow colors look like the perfect snack for a sunny day.PlayaTag in Florida.
It's important to think aboutthe most important things you need when you go shopping, but it's also okay to toss a few skittles in the cart every now and then.
Skittles takes the crownthe most popular Halloween candy in every stateas well as the most popular sweets in Hawaii.
Residents of Idaho, home of one ofthe most supportive cities in america, they can enjoy a juicy starburst after a long day as a volunteer.
After the meal, a delicious deep dishPizza for dinner, Illinois People love to treat themselves to some M&M's for dessert.
Indiana's most popular candy is Skittles, a sweet addition to someeasy and fun recipes to make at home with your kids.
Iowa loves the sweet and juicy taste of Starburst.
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When in Kansas, try satisfying your Snickers craving by adding the candy to aeasy dessert recipe.
Kentucky: Swedish Fish
Did someone say swedish fish and bourbon? They did it in Kentucky.
The people of Louisiana don't just eat some of itCajun and Creole dishes, they curl up even after a few Sour Patch Kids.
Maine can be onepopular place for seafood lovers, but there are also many M&M enthusiasts.
Maryland has somestrange state laws, but it's one of many places on this list that share the love for Snickers.
when hanging out in aautocine vintage, the people of Massachusetts will probably eat a few cones during the screening.
Michigan: Barra Hershey
Burger recipes area popular cooking questfor folks in Michigan, most likely followed by some ideas on how to use up those Hershey bars you love so much.
The hotplate of Minnesota isa food that everyone must try, but sometimes Minnesotans really crave a Twix.
Mississippi's love of M&Ms feels right when it rolls off the tongue.
Toasted ravioli aren't the only onesthing you'll find food in the Midwest. Missouri loves kit kat bars.
Montana has a strong love forCranberry Pie, but may have to compete with M&M's.
Sour Patch Kids Can von RunzaSandwichesa run for your money.
Nevada: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
Nevada enjoys Reese's Peanut Butter Cups as a delicious after-meal treateasy weeknight dinner.
New Hampshire: Milky Way
seems to be the only onecomfort foodNew Hampshire wants a Milky Way.
New Jersey: M&Ms
M&Ms comoBreakfast?Maybe in New Jersey.
New Mexico: Snickers
After preparing somethingtraditional and tasty mexican dishesNew Mexicans enjoy the chocolatey delight of a Snicker for dessert.
Nueva York: Snickers
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New Yorkers love to get their hands on some of thesebest pizza in america, but also some Snickers.
North Carolina: Bowling
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North Carolinians love theirswith a couple, but sometimes they want something sweet, so they grab the skittles.
Dakota del Norte: Sour-Patch-Kids
You can see people in North Dakota eating candya great chocolate shop, but what they really want is a little sour in their lives from a pack of Sour Patch Kids.
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Sure, Ohioans can whip up some sweet horse chestnuts for dessert, but sometimes they just want to take the night off and kick back with a bag of M&Ms.
Oklahoma: Reeses Peanut Butter Cup
Oklahoma is one of the many states on this list craving a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.
Oregon says "mmm" to colorful candies that are M&M's.
Pennsylvania: Reeses Peanut Butter Cup
Pennsylvania is home to somegreat historic restaurantsBut residents won't find their favorite treat there: It's a plain Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.
Rhode Island: Bolos
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You can try some of themThe best Italian restaurants in Americawhen in Rhode Island, but sometimes people just want their Skittles.
South Carolina: Bowling
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While the people of South Carolina are staying indoors andto work from home, they can't help but crave some fruity Skittles.
South Dakota: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
South Dakota is jumping on the trend of enjoying peanut butter and chocolatey delights with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups as a favorite confection.
Tennessee: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
Tennesseans are notalwaysCravings for the famous Nashville Hot Chicken are serveda delicious chicken sandwich. Sometimes they just want the sweet chocolate of a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
While the Texans take a breakcook up some delicious Tex-Mex dishes, enjoying some delicious M&M's.
The people of Utah are definitely packing Twix for a snack during theirHikes through some of the most beautiful national parks in the state.
Vermont: Funny ranchers
Vermonters love Jolly Ranchers as much as they love maple syrup. Almost.
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The M&M's are definitely at Virginia'sgrocery storeGrocery list.
Hey Washington, would you like some M&M's with that?homemade cup of joe?
West Virginia: Funny Ranchers
To make things exciting, West Virginians can mix some Jolly Ranchers in with theirsmost wanted cocktail: un kamikaze.
Move over all the cheese heads from Wisconsin, M&M heads day is here.
Wyoming: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
Wyomingers might be interested in desserts that can be made with a few Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, but if chocolate or peanut butter isn't your thing, here are a few.Desserts you can make with frozen fruit.
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What is the most popular candy in each state? ›
- Texas: Starburst.
- Utah: Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.
- Vermont: Hot Tamales.
- Virgina: Kit Kat.
- Washington: Skittles.
- West Virginia: Kit Kat.
- Wisconsin: Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.
- Wyoming: M&Ms (Original)
Sour Patch Kids was the most popular candy in Alaska, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska and New York.What is the #1 candy sold nationwide? ›
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the No. 1 selling candy brand in the United States, consisting of white fudge, milk, or dark chocolate cups filled with peanut butter.What is the 1 most popular candy? ›
- Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
- Peanut M&M's.
- Gummi Bears.
- Kit Kat.
SALT LAKE CITY — According to new data from Instacart, Utahns have a considerable sweet tooth. Looking at each state's candy-buying habits, Utah took the number one spot with the highest share of candy purchases.What is America's least favorite candy? ›
America's least favorite Halloween candy
In Texas, Starburst reined supreme as the most popular candy, followed by Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Sour Patch Kids. Nearby, Hershey's Miniatures won in New Mexico, Skittles in Oklahoma, Butterfinger in Arkansas, and Lemonhead in Louisiana.What are the top 3 most popular candies? ›
- 1 Skittles. Amazing. ...
- 2 Twix. Twix is so amazing. ...
- 3 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Yep, best candy ever. ...
- 4 M&Ms. M&Ms are truly the best candy alive! ...
- 5 Kit Kat. When eating a Kit Kat, I feel like I left the Earth, and went to another world of creamy goodness. ...
- 6 Gummy Bears. ...
- 7 Sour Patch Kids. ...
- 8 Snickers.
Can you guess which candy is Arizona's favorite? According to the study it's Hershey Kisses. Coming in second place was Hot Tamales followed by Snickers in third place. Over 172 million Americans celebrate Halloween each year, with about 96 percent of them purchasing candy.What is Arizona most popular candy? ›
Arizona isn't alone in its inexplicable candy preference
Barbarians. But Arizona is not alone in its Skittles madness. Minnesota and North Dakota also chose Skittles as their favorite. Other state choices of note, besides the Montana mishap with Hot Tamales: Texas likes Starburst best, as does Delaware and Michigan.
What is the most popular candy in the state of Michigan? ›
According to candystore.com Michigan's favorite candy, as of 2022 is Starburst.What candy is Virginia known for? ›
VIRGINIA: Peanut brittle
Peanut brittle is a sticky candy made with peanut pieces and hard sugar candy. The largest producer and seller of peanut brittle — Old Dominion Peanut Company — has been located in Norfolk, Virginia for 100 years.
Can you guess New York's favorite? It's Sour Patch Kids.What is the most popular candy in Colorado? ›
Alaska: Sour Patch Kids. Arizona: Hershey Kisses. Arkansas: Butterfinger. California: Reese's Cups.What is America's Favourite candy? ›
Candy subscription platform, Candy Club, compiled a master list of data that leveraged surveys in countries around the globe which determined which candies were the favorite of each. When it came to the States, two consistently tied for the number one stop: M&M's and Reese's.What is the candy capital of the United States? ›
Chicago has been the “candy capital of the world” since the late 1800s. Tootsie Rolls, Brach's, Frango, Wrigley Gum, Fannie May, and Mars Candy all have roots in Chicago.What candy bar sells the most in the United States? ›
Although consumers and candy bar lovers were outraged at the cost, Snickers quickly became the most beloved candy bar in America. “If we're talking about the best candy bars, we can't have a list without Snickers. It's chocolate, it's caramel, it's nougat and it's peanuts.What is Texas number 1 candy? ›
In Texas, the most popular candy according to the study is Starburst.What is the #1 candy bar in America? ›
Topping the list of is the Snickers bar. No surprise here, Snickers routinely was named number one across the reviews we examined. Fun fact, when it was introduced to the country, Snickers cost nearly four times the amount of your average candy bar.
What is the favorite Halloween candy by state? ›
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