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Top Halloween candy

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We're only one week away from the spookiest day of the year! Halloween is next Saturday.

While trick or treating hasn't always been part of the holiday it's hard to imagine Halloween any other way. If you're still trying to decide what kind of candy to buy, we’ve got a list of some of the most popular options.

 Why not just go with a classic Hershey bar? This perfect blend of milk chocolate has been an American classic for over a century.

A caramel, peanut, and chocolate combination is also a popular choice. The Snickers bar was the top choice in 2013.

Next option M&M’s, they come in all sorts of flavors from original to peanut, as well as specialty flavors like almond and mint.

However, the most popular Halloween candy this year is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. With the perfect blend of chocolate and peanut butter, Reese’s are sure to bring a smile to everyone's face.

Online product review site Influenster surveyed people across the country to come up with the most popular Halloween candy in each state. In the local six region, Whoppers are the most popular in Kentucky, Snickers in Illinois, candy corn in Tennessee and Hershey’s kisses in Missouri.

A single trick-or-treater's candy haul can add up to about 11,000 calories. That's more than a week's worth of calories! So if you'd rather go a healthier route there are plenty of fun options out there. Try healthy snacks like pretzels, raisins, or granola bars sometimes this time of year you can even find them in Halloween themed packaging.

You can also try spooky school supplies. Look for Halloween themed pencils, pens, and erasers. You can also try fun themed Halloween temporary tattoos.  A last option is glow sticks and bracelets. They're sure to be a hit with trick-or-treaters and can even make them more visible at night.

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