Easter Candy Facts


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While Halloween reigns supreme in most people's minds when it comes to acceptable candy handouts (threatening to egg the house of anyone who hands out raisins or toothbrushes does up the game), Easter ranks up there, too. According to, $2.63 billion in candy was sold for each holiday in 2015, though only one had a plethora of Peeps

The site compiled over 2,000 survey responses to find out which were the most reviled — and loved — candies to stock Easter baskets. And yes, Peeps did make the naughty list, if you're wondering, though it wasn't the most hated.

If you wanna make sure your hard-earned Easter expenses are worth it, read on. Or don't — but don't say we didn't warn you when the complaints about Cadbury Eggs commence. 

Here are the 10 most-criticized Easter candies of this year's survey, ranked from worst to, err, least worst:

10. Generic Jelly Beans

9. Cheetos Cinnamon Puffs

8. Chocolate Crosses

7. Chicks and Rabbits

6. Sour Patch White Chocolate Bunny

5. Oreo Eggs

4. Solid Chocolate Bunnies

3. Bunny Corn

2. Peeps

1. Cadbury Creme Eggs

As far as Easter candies that don't inspire revulsion, here are the 10 that were voted best:

10. Hershey's Fun-Sized Candy Bars

9. Skittles-Filled Easter Eggs

8. Kinder Joy Eggs Candy

7. Mallow Top Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

6. Foil-Wrapped Chocolate Eggs

5. Whoppers Robin Eggs

4. Chocolate Bunnies (Hollow)

3. Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs

2. Gourmet / naturally flavored Jelly Beans

1. Cadbury Mini-Eggs

Find out more about the rankings, and go ahead and get the good candies for your kids this year. No one wants to see one of the top 10 worst in their Easter basket. 

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