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America's favorite Halloween candies by state

America's favorite Halloween candies by state

America's favorite Halloween candies by state
Photo Credit: Scott Olson
WHEELING, IL - SEPTEMBER 19: Halloween candy is offered for sale at a Walgreens store on September 19, 2013 in Wheeling, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

America's favorite Halloween candies by state

With Halloween approaching, many excited children are practicing their "trick-or-treat" mantras and imagining what sweets and candies will fill their baskets.

At the same time, adults are gearing up to go to stores and purchase bags of all kinds of treats and sugary goodies.

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A list released by product-review site Influenster aimed to make it easier than ever to make sure no candies are left unwanted at the bottoms of barrels.

The report, which reveals which candies were most liked in each state, compiled data from more than 40,000 people who voted in a 2015 survey. 

The results show candy corn, often known as a love-it-or-hate-it candy, as the No. 1 pick in the most states: Oregon, Wyoming, Texas, Tennessee and South Carolina.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups collected the most votes overall with a total of 4,348 votes.

"If the U.S.A. were compared to other countries in the rest of the world, Reese's would be our (national) candy," said Aydin Acar, co-founder and CEO of Influenster. "I personally love M&M's, so I stand by Michigan and Oklahoma."

Here are the most popular Halloween treats by state, according to Influenster:

Alabama: AirHeads

Alaska: Snickers

Arizona: Toblerone

Arkansas: Skittles

California: Life Savers

Colorado: Milky Way

Connecticut: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Delaware: 3 Musketeers

Florida: Nestlé Crunch

Georgia - Pixy Stix

Hawaii: 100 Grand Bar

Idaho: Butterfinger

Illinois: Snickers

Indiana: Reese’s Pieces

Iowa: Twix

Kansas: Twizzlers

Kentucky: Whoppers

Louisiana: Swedish Fish

Maine: Starburst

Maryland: Almond Joy

Massachusetts: Starburst

Michigan: M&M’s

Minnesota: 100 Grand Bar

Mississippi: Hershey’s Kisses

Missouri: Hershey’s Kisses

Montana: Kit Kat

Nebraska: Skittles

Nevada: Jolly Ranchers

New Hampshire: Tootsie Rolls

New Jersey: Sour Patch Kids

New Mexico: 3 Musketeers

New York: Sweetarts

North Carolina: Butterfinger

North Dakota: Sour Patch Kids

Ohio: Milky Way

Oklahoma: M&M’s

Oregon: Candy corn

Pennsylvania: Swedish Fish

Rhode Island: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

South Carolina: Candy corn

South Dakota: Laffy Taffy

Tennessee: Candy corn

Texas: Candy corn

Utah: Nerds

Vermont: Almond Joy

Virginia: Reese’s Pieces

Washington: AirHeads

West Virginia: Oreos

Wisconsin: Laffy Taffy

Wyoming: Candy corn

District of Columbia: Twix

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