Minnesota’s most popular Halloween candy revealed

(ABC 6 News) – The most popular Halloween candy in Minnesota is… Hot Tamales.

The Candy Store, put together an interactive map showing the top 3 most popular candies for each state. The company says they’ve used 15 years of data to compile the list. View the map, HERE.

In Minnesota, the top 3 are Hot Tamales, Tootsie Pops and Skittles. Last year, Tootsie Pops was most popular.

In Iowa, the top 3 are M&M’s, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Hershey’s Mini Bars.

Nationwide, the most popular candy was Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, followed by Skittles and M&M’s.

Courtesy: The Candy Store

The National Retail Federation reports total Halloween spending, which includes candy, costumes and decorations, is expected to reach a record $10.6 billion in 2022, which would exceed the record set last year with $10.1 billion. It also reports candy sales alone are expected to reach $3.1 billion, which would be a new all-time high.