Most popular Halloween candies in by state

Posted at 7:48 AM, Oct 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 07:58:15-04

Halloween is fast approaching, while for some it's all about the costumes, others focus on the candy.

Now we're getting a look at the most popular Halloween candy in each state.

According to, Maryland's favorite Halloween treat is a Milky Way bar! Reese's Peanut Butter Cups came in second, and Blow Pops were third. Delaware's favorite candy is Lifesavers. While in Pennsylvania, the home of Hershey Chocolate, the favorite treat is M&M's. Hershey Mini Bars came in third. determined the favorites by looking back at 10 years worth of candy sales from the months leading up to Halloween. Candy Corn was the most widespread favorite, snagging the top candy spot in six states.

The National Retail Federation predicts shoppers will spend $2.7 million on Halloween candy this year.