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Here's a look at each state's favorite Halloween treat

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Do you want to be everyone's favorite house when it comes to trick-or-treating this year? Which candy you hand out to achieve that title might vary greatly based on where you live., an online bulk candy dealer, put together a map of each state's top three favorite Halloween treats. The ranking is based on 10 years of sales data (2007-2016). The site also verified its findings with candy manufacturers and distributors.

While any free candy is good candy (except for circus peanuts and candy corn, according to CandyStore), this interactive map should give you some guidance on which ones will go over the best in your area:

Here's a closer look at the state-by-state breakdown:

  • Alabama: Candy corn
  • Alaska: Twix
  • Arizona: Snickers
  • Arkansas: Jolly Ranchers
  • California: M&M's
  • Colorado: Milky Way
  • Connecticut: Almond Joy
  • Delaware: Life Savers
  • Florida: Skittles
  • Georgia: Swedish Fish
  • Hawaii: Skittles
  • Idaho: Candy corn
  • Illinois: Sour Patch Kids
  • Indiana: Hot Tamales
  • Iowa: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Kansas: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Kentucky: Tootsie Pops
  • Louisiana: Lemonheads
  • Maine: Sour Patch Kids
  • Maryland: Milky Ways
  • Massachusetts: Sour Patch Kids
  • Michigan: Candy corn
  • Minnesota: Tootsie Pops
  • Mississippi: 3 Musketeers
  • Missouri: Milky Way
  • Montana: Dubble Bubble
  • Nebraska: Sour Patch Kids
  • Nevada: Hershey's Kisses
  • New Hampshire: Snickers
  • New Jersey: Skittles
  • New Mexico: Candy corn
  • New York: Sour Patch Kids
  • North Carolina: M&M's
  • North Dakota: Hot Tamales
  • Ohio: Blow Pops
  • Oklahoma: Snickers
  • Oregon: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Pennsylvania: M&M's
  • Rhode Island: Candy corn
  • South Carolina: Candy corn
  • South Dakota: Starburst
  • Tennessee: Tootsie Pops
  • Texas: Starburst
  • Utah: Jolly Ranchers
  • Vermont: Milky Way
  • Virginia: Snickers
  • Washington: Tootsie Pops
  • Washington D.C.: M&M's
  • West Virginia: Blow Pops
  • Wisconsin: Starburst
  • Wyoming: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

If you're looking for even more insights on which candy everyone wants — and doesn't want — the same candy seller put together an overall list of the best and worst Halloween candies.

The site polled customers and used data from 12 different best and worst candy lists to come up with a definitive ranking of what people are looking for in a Halloween treat. First up ...

The 10 best Halloween candies

  1. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  2. Snickers
  3. Twix
  4. Kit Kat
  5. M&Ms
  6. Nerds
  7. Butterfinger
  8. Sour Patch Kids
  9. Skittles
  10. Hershey Bar

 And finally ...

The 10 worst Halloween candies

  1. Circus Peanuts
  2. Candy Corn
  3. Wax Coke Bottles
  4. Necco Wafers
  5. Peanut Butter Kisses
  6. Tootsie Rolls
  7. Smarties
  8. Licorice (not including Twizzlers)
  9. Good & Plenty
  10. Mary Janes

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