food/drink 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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78 15
Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

2
69 19
Gummy bear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

3
62 17
Sour Patch Kids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

4
50 19
Caramel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

5
46 21
Fudge is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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44 22
Cotton candy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

7
40 21
Lollipop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

8
37 19
Hard candy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

9
40 24
Jelly bean is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

10
34 21
Powdered Candy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Powdered Candy

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30 18
Candy cane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

12
27 19
Butterscotch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

13
25 21
Gumdrop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Gumdrops

14
25 22
Salt water taffy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

The Best Candy Ever Made

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21 19
Candy Jewelry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Candy Jewelry

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21 20
Rock candy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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19 19
Stick Candy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Stick Candy

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21 22
Jawbreakers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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19 24
Wax Candy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Wax Candy

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19 25
Candy Buttons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Candy Buttons

21
16 23
Ribbon candy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Ribbon Candy

22
19 27
Candy corn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

23
17 25
Toffee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

24
13 23
Brittle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

25
14 26
Liquorice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked

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13 26
Hot Candy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked
Hot Candy

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9 26
Nougat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Types of Candy, Ranked