Snacks The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked  

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Whether they're sugary sweet, a little sour, or drizzled in chocolate, all different kinds of candy are irresistible. The best types of candy come in many forms. Maybe you're a fan of chewy caramels or taffies. Or perhaps you prefer candy varieties that are long-lasting - jawbreakers are your go-to treats. The most popular styles of candies have been around for many, many years.

What sweet treats will you find on this list of the best types of candy? Chocolate is many people's favorite dessert, whether it's dark, milk, or white. Jelly beans are another top candy that often appears children's Easter baskets, while candy canes are the perfect treat during the holiday season. Other good sweets featured on this best candy list include butterscotch, licorice, and gummy candy.

It's up to you to decide which candy deserves the top spot on this list. Give your favorites a thumbs up to move them towards number one, and please add any sweets that are missing.

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Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Gummy bear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Sour Patch Kids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Caramel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Lollipop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Cotton candy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Fudge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Jelly bean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Hard candy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Candy cane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Powdered Candy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Rock candy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Salt water taffy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Gumdrop is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Butterscotch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Candy Jewelry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Stick Candy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Jawbreakers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Toffee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Ribbon candy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Candy corn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Candy Buttons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Liquorice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Wax Candy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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Brittle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked