Trick or Treat: Do You Know Your Halloween Candy?
How many pounds of chocolate candy is sold the week leading up to Halloween? (Hint: It is the largest candy sales of the year, including Easter and Christmas.)
- 65 million pounds
- 90 million pounds
- 1.2 billion pounds
- 10 million pounds
What is the name of the pink-colored gum that was invented by the Fleer Chewing Gum Company in 1928 by an accountant?
- Big League Chew
- Dubble Bubble
- Hubba Bubba
What famous fruit gets a lollipop stick put in it before being dipped into a sugar water coating which hardens and forms an iconic Halloween treat?
- Cherry Ghosts
- Candy Apples
- Strawberries covered in chocolate
- Raspberry Mummies
As much as we all love making fun of this traditional Halloween candy for being nothing more than a pile of sugar with no taste, it still sells more than 20 million pounds of it during the Halloween season.
- Candy Pumpkin
- Root Beer Barrels
- Candy Corn
What is the name of the candy that is constructed with six pieces of almond bits dipped in a honey-flavored taffy?
- Laffy Taffy
- Almond Joy
This sweet, colored powder candy is wrapped tightly in a long skinny tube and is one of the most popular Halloween candies ever because it is basically a quick hit of sugar.
- Fun Dip
- Sneaky Stardust
- Pixy Stix
- ICEE Dip-n-Lik
About how much money did Americans spend on Halloween candy in 2019, according to the National Retail Federation?
- $8.1 billion
- $903 million
- $1.1 billion
- $2.6 billion
What legendary Halloween favorite is a piece of hard taffy with an old-fashioned peanut butter and molasses flavor that has been around since 1914?
- Mary Jane
- Kits Taffy
- Turkish Taffy
In what year did the Mars candy company release its top-selling Milky Way candy bar in a smaller size they called "fun size"?
Finally making a return in 2020, these small round Halloween candies were made by the New England Confectionery Company and contained eight flavors: lemon, orange, licorice, lime, cinnamon, clove, wintergreen, and chocolate.
- Candy Melts
- Necco Wafers
- Satellite Wafers
What is the name of the round candy-coated chocolate candy pieces that are not M&M's but sure do look and taste like them?
- Monster Poop
What malted milk ball covered in chocolate continues to sell every Halloween, but in some opinions is one of the worst candies you can get when trick or treating?
- Milk Duds
What hard fruit candy is made by The Hershey Company but was originally founded in Denver, Colorado where the owners wanted to name it something happy to be enticing to consumers?
- Red Foil Cherry Hard Candy
- Jolly Rancher
- Strawberry Bon Bons
What do they call Smarties, small tablet candy in a wrapped stack, in Canada?
- Fun Wafers
What is the name of the classic milk chocolate caramel bar of candy that is basically just hard caramel on a stick?
- Sugar Daddy
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Did you know that the most popular Halloween candy in America is not made of chocolate? Or that the average kid will consume nearly 7,000 calories (about 10 Whoppers) of Halloween candy? The Halloween tradition of Trick or Treat began in the 1930s and has gotten better every year since. But the one thing that always seems to stay the same is the candy. Halloween is the one day of the year where you can get a mix of fun-size candy, full-size candy bars, and the best candy of the year. From Kit Kat bars to Skittles, and every piece of juicy milk chocolate candy in between, we did the research and have the perfect quiz to test your Halloween candy knowledge.