Snacks 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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A Cough Drop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Vixenamour added A Cough Drop

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Wax lips is listed (or ranked) 19 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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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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Valentine's Candy is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Mary Jane Peanut Butter Kisses is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag
Plastic Spider Rings

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

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