Halloween Candy Taste Test Winners

Oct 9, 2012 12:16pm
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Little witches, goblins and ghosts are about to come knocking on your door in a few short weeks.  What are you going to give them?  We took on the difficult job of tasting the newest Halloween candy out this season and picked our two favorites.  See which candies took home the top prize.

 

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Best Chocolate Candy:  Godiva Pumpkin Spice Caramels

Our tasters loved these pumpkin spice white chocolate candies with a caramel center.  They described these as the “perfect blend of caramel and pumpkin spice.”   They raved about the balance of spices that was “extremely flavorful without being annoying.”

Honorable Mention: Candy Corn M&Ms and Milky Way Caramel Apple

One tester described the new Milky Way as “Seasonal, classic, simple, delicious” and “fantastic.”  The bite-sized treats were satisfying when you’re looking to for a chocolatey caramel indulgence.

One self-professed “white chocolate- lover” described the M&Ms as being “very sweet with a good consistency.”  The super-sweet candies became personal favorites with comments like “Oh my god these are delicious!” and a “delightful addition to the M&M family.”  Many loved the colorful candy corn shell and “hyper-sweet crunch.”

 

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Best Non-Chocolate Candy: Life Savers Gummies Collisions

Lifesavers new Gummies Collisions have two flavors in one.  The combinations include cherry watermelon, raspberry lemonade and pineapple punch.  Testers loved the “perfectly chewy texture” and “tropical flavors that weren’t too sweet.”

Honorable Mention:  Skittles Riddles

These fun new Skittles candies are coated with colors that don’t match the flavor inside.  The candies, described as “slightly chewy but classic,” include apple, watermelon, strawberry, punch and raspberry flavors.


The contenders:  (chocolate) Godiva Pumpkin Spice Caramels, Milk Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Dipped Peeps, Nestle Crunch Pumpkins, Butterfinger Pumpkins, Pumpkin Spice Kisses, Candy Corn M&Ms, Milky Way Caramel Apple, Cadbury Screme Eggs, Lindt Jack-O-Lantern Truffles, Lindt White Chocolate Ghosts (non-chocolate) Spooky Nerds, Mike & Ike Mummy’s Mix, Life Savers Gummies Coolers Fruit Drink Flavors, Life Savers Gummies Collisions, Skittles Riddles, Starburst Flavor Morph.

Are you craving a piece of chocolate?  Starting today, Lindt is giving away 1 million bags of their Lindor truffles when you print a coupon on their Facebook page.

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