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Top 9 Candy Bars for Halloween

Updated on September 7, 2014
Candy bars image by Ollie Crafoord on Flickr.
Candy bars image by Ollie Crafoord on Flickr. | Source

Whether You're Trick or Treating or Just Handing It Out, You Know You Want Some!

If you want to know what the top 10 candy bars for Halloween are, you've come to the right place!

Ah, Halloween, that one time of year when kids are allowed to get FREE CANDY from everyone they know and consume amounts of sugar that should probably be made illegal. But who are we kidding? Adults are just as likely to indulge, whether by sneaking candy from the Trick or Treat bowl, by "checking" their kids candy and taking out the pieces that "look funny," or by swiping a few candy bars after they go to bed.

We know that there is more candy in the Trick or Treat universe than candy bars, but as chocophiles ourselves, we're most interested in the chocolate versions. Besides, how many times have you or your kids come home with a bag chock-full of marshmallow peanuts and candy corn?

And we know that on every other day of the year, you might have different favorites, such as that organic 90% cacao with bits of chili and gold bar that you buy at the health food store. But when it comes to Halloween, and that bag of candy spills out in front of you, what do you go for first? What is your forbidden temptation!

#9: York Peppermint Patties

Chocolate and Nougat

We're not exactly sure where the word "nougat" came from (we're guessing it's French) and we're not entirely sure what it is, but we know that we love it! Bite through the chocolate exterior to instantly reach the soft, fluffy, sweet interior. It's like eating a chocolate-covered cloud.

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# 8: Butterfinger

Chocolate and... ?

It's hard to say exactly what the ingredients and flavor of a Butterfinger are, but that doesn't stop them from being delicious! Buttery, caramel-y, peanut-y, with an interesting crunch and crackle.

#7: Twix

Crunchy Cookie, Caramel, and Chocolate

Here's one of my personal favorites, a candy bar that really stands out from the crowd. The cookie center gives it a satisfying crunch that's hard to beat, and the buttery caramel balances it out with just the right flavor. Plus, you get two sticks - one for now, one for later (obviously not for sharing!)

Nestle Crunch
Nestle Crunch

#6: Nestle Crunch

Crisped Rice Covered in Milk Chocolate

This tasty candy bar starts off with delicious Nestle chocolate, but as soon as you bite in, you reach the satisfying crunch of crisped rice. The combination is totally satisfying!

Milky Way
Milky Way

#5: Milky Way

Chocolate with Caramel and Nougat

Similar to a Snickers bar, but preferred by those who don't like whole nuts in their candy. The combination of chocolate, nougat, and caramel in this case creates a dense, rich treat that's almost a meal in itself.

Almond Joy
Almond Joy

#4: Almond Joy

Chocolate with Almond and Coconut

They're just something about the exotic combination of almonds and coconut that drives people crazy. It may not be the #1 combination on the list, but it's good enough to get a spot in the top 10! It's a bit of a more discerning taste, that's for sure.


#3: KitKat

Chocolate and Crispy Wafers

This satisfying little candy bar is conveniently divided into four pieces, in case you want to share... yeah, right! The distinct chocolate flavor, paired with just the right amount of crunchy wafer, makes it hard to part with even the smallest piece of this chocolate-y treat.


#2: Snickers

Chocolate with Peanuts, Caramel, and Nougat

Again with the nougat! Snickers goes all out, though, and if you like to have a lot of stuff in your candy bars, this is the one for you. It's hard to tell whether you're coming or going when you're crunching on tasty peanuts, sliding through soft caramel, and tasting delicious nougat all wrapped in a chocolate shell.

And The Winner Is...

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup

#1: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate with Peanut Butter

There's just too much going on with this candy bar for it not to be in first place. First, you get two candy bars in every pack, so after you finish the first you always know that there's another waiting for you. Second, the combination of chocolate and peanut butter will go down in history as perhaps one of the greatest known to human kind.

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      peachy 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      we have kitkat and sncikers, the rest can't be found here

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      Mackenzie Sage Wright 3 years ago

      Awesome! I love Milky Way, Peanut Butter Cups & Snickers. I always like to get the good chocolate stuff. Great hub~ I can't wait till Halloween now (not to mention the yummy leftovers!).

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      Efficient Admin 3 years ago from Charlotte, NC

      I love those Kit Kats! That is why I don't buy them because I will eat them all. Interesting hub especially since Halloween is almost here.

      Now I want some chocolate LOL.

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      GetSillyProduct 6 years ago

      Butterfingers are almost non-existent in England, they are so delicious

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      Moe Wood 7 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      When it comes to Halloween I automatically think of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. But when it comes to faves it's Snickers and 3Musk.

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      Susan Deppner 7 years ago from Arkansas USA

      Love these candy bars! I've been chowing down on Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate with Almonds nuggets lately. Health food!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Three Musketeers have always been my favourite candy bar!

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      bdkz 7 years ago

      Congratulations! You've been SquidBoo Blasted. Happy Halloween!

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      Nathalie Roy 7 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      Reeses all the way!

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      DanielleLynn 7 years ago

      Awesome Page :) I love york, snickers, and reese's... but they don't taste good when combined :( Again, wonderful content!

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      Linda Jo Martin 7 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      Can I say it? .... YUM!! Okay, I haven't had a candy bar in ages other than my organic dark chocolate - but that's medicine. ;)