Candy 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.

1
112 22
Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

2
93 25
Sour Patch Kids is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

3
97 31
Gummy bear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

4
72 28
Caramel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

5
66 31
Cotton candy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

6
58 26
Lollipop is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

7
54 26
Hard candy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

8
61 32
Fudge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

9
52 28
Powdered Candy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

10
57 34
Jelly bean is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

11
46 26
Candy cane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

12
37 24
Rock candy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

13
39 31
Butterscotch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

14
37 31
Gumdrop is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

15
33 28
Candy Jewelry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

16
36 32
Salt water taffy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

17
30 26
Stick Candy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

18
31 30
Jawbreakers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

19
26 34
Toffee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

20
24 32
Ribbon candy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

21
27 36
Wax Candy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

22
27 37
Candy Buttons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

23
25 39
Liquorice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

24
26 41
Candy corn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

25
21 35
Brittle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

26
22 37
Hot Candy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

27
19 35
Nougat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked