Desserts The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag  

Chef Jen
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List Rules Your least-favorite Halloween candy of all time.

What is the worst Halloween candy ever? Oh, the choices are seemingly endless: Whether it's that creepy older lady down the street who insists that little boxes of raisins are just wonderful for the trick-or-treaters, or the health food nut next door who believes that trail mix makes a perfect treat, we've all been stuck with terrible Halloween candy at one point or another. That's what this list is all about: The nastiest, grossest, stupidest, worst things to get when trick-or-treating. Be sure to vote, and add any ridiculously bad Halloween candy you've gotten, too.

Here's the thing about the worst Halloween candy: Sometimes, people give out things that aren't candy at all. Look, if you run out of Snickers or Reese's peanut butter cups (no doubt among the best Halloween candy choices ever) just turn the porch light *off*. Don't go scrounging around the house for other things to dump on unsuspecting kids (and yes, that means no packets of sugar-free hot chocolate, Splenda, or Taco Bell hot sauce). Resist the urge to give out coupons, too, because kids don't CARE. They want their treats, and they want them now -- not next week, not next month.

Consider this list a guide for what *not* to give the adorable trick-or-treaters who show up at your door this Halloween...unless you actually want your yard TP'ed. If so, then by all means, hand out some horrible generic made-in-China knockoff Halloween candy to the sweet, eager, costumed faces that hold out their sweet, adorable plastic Jack-o-lanterns and offer you the "trick or treat" holiday greeting. Your "candy" will wind up in the discard pile once everything's divvied up, and you'll become the pariah of the neighborhood.

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Razor Apples is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
CrossbonesGT added Razor Apples

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Religious Tracts/Jack Chick Bo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
MadameLil added Religious Tracts/Jack Chick Books

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Veggies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
kaylive added Veggies

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Razor Blades is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
killakane94 added Razor Blades

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Splenda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Toothbrush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Toothbrush or toothpaste, or dental floss, or any other dental health-related items

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Raisin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Circus Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Leftover Easter Candy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Leftover Easter Candy

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Liquorice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Taco Bell Hot Sauce Packets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Taco Bell Hot Sauce Packets

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NOTHING.... ): is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added NOTHING.... ):

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Pencils is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Pencils

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Pennies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Pennies or any other small denomination of money (nickels, dimes)

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A Rock... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added A Rock...

Just like Charlie Brown got for Halloween.

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Coupons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Coupons

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Drugs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Drugs

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Wax lips is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
...and wax bottle candy, or wax anything else

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A Cough Drop is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Vixenamour added A Cough Drop

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Canned Food is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Canned Food

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Mary Jane Peanut Butter Kisses is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Plastic Spider Rings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Plastic Spider Rings

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Valentine's Candy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Valentine's Candy

Does this need an explanation?  Come on!

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Apple is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Sugar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
reinaldo added

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Hard candy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Twilight Candy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Twilight Candy

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Good & Plenty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Good & Plenty

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Trail mix is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Bibles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
BHinz added Bibles

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Necco is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Popcorn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag

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Craisins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Craisins

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Christmas Candy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Christmas Candy

It's either way too early....or WAY too late

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Toothpaste is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
BHinz added Toothpaste

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Mint is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
wiabux added

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Peanut Butter Crackers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Peanut Butter Crackers

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Zagnut is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
RobLein added

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Bottled water is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
RobLein added

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Boston Baked Beans candy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Boston Baked Beans candy

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Pucker Pete Wax Lips is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Pucker Pete Wax Lips

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Protein Bars is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
l362133 added

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Banana Taffy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
analise.dubner added Banana Taffy

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Pretzel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
wiabux added

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Coupons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
KRISTYFOX added Coupons

Kids don't want coupons, they want candy, RIGHT NOW!

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Big Hunk (hard nougat bar) is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added Big Hunk (hard nougat bar)

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Candy corn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
MadameLil added

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Peanut is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added

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Salted Nut Roll is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Siersha 2 added

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Hot chocolate is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
especially the sugar-free packets