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The Best Halloween Candy To Hand Out: A List Of Halloween Treats For Kids That Trick-Or-Treaters Rarely Receive But They Really Enjoy!


A few years ago, I got tired of rushing to the store the day before Halloween to pick up bags of Halloween candy that few — if any — of our trick-or-treaters seemed to enjoy.

It wasn’t any fun for me to hand out Halloween treats to kids anymore.

So I set out to find something tasty and unique. Something that kids wouldn’t expect but would definitely enjoy receiving on Halloween.

To come up with my list of tasty treats to hand out to trick-or-treaters, I did this:

  • I asked my nieces, nephews, and friends’ kids what they thought the best Halloween candy — what they liked receiving the most in their trick-or-treat bags each Halloween.
  • Then, I asked them what other edible things they thought would be fun to get — that they don’t usually get when trick-or-treating.
  • Finally, I got to brainstorming and combined their suggestions with others I’ve heard parents raving about to come up with my own list of unique Halloween candy and food items that kids will really appreciate on Halloween!

My Best Idea: Combine Halloween Candy With A Halloween Gift

My #1 best idea is to buy candy in bulk (because you get a much better deal on it). Then, combine 1 or 2 of the candies you bought with 1 or 2 non-food Halloween gifts.

Say what?!…

Yep, that’s what I do each year.


I like to be different, so I try to find inexpensive trinkets & toys that young trick-or-treaters will enjoy — like playdough, Halloween party favors, glow sticks, you get the idea.

To see what I’m talking about, here’s my list of Non-Food Halloween Gifts That Kids Love To Receive When Trick-Or-Treating.

If you decide to buy really cheap candy in bulk, you might want to consider making fun treat bags for an added “wow” factor when you hand out the candy.

My List Of The Best Halloween Candy & Sweet Treats For Kids

These are the best Halloween candy & sweet treats that kids appreciate the most: