Which candy do Marylanders reach for at the holidays? Christmas might be more synonymous with cookies and baked goods but it's still a big holiday for candy nonetheless.
The experts at CandyStore.com crunched the numbers and now we know what the most popular candies are in every state in December.
The research is compiled from customer surveys and discussions with industry pros and this year’s stats reveal that Reese’s and reindeer corn are more popular than last year, while interest in the classic Pez is slipping.
So what’s the top candy in your state? These candies are popular enough to lead in at least one state and here’s where they’re loved most. (Check out the top three in all 50 states at CandyStore.com.)
Reese’s Cup Minis – Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas
Candy Canes – Delaware, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington
M&M’s – District of Columbia, Iowa, Idaho, Kentucky, South Carolina, Virginia
Peppermint Bark – Kansas, Nevada, Tennessee, Wisconsin, West Virginia
Reindeer Corn – Alabama, Connecticut, Michigan, Rhode Island, Utah
Snickers – Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, New York
Starburst – Arkansas, Hawaii, Missouri, Oklahoma
Hershey's Kisses – Alaska, Colorado, Nebraska
Pez – Louisiana, New Mexico, Ohio
Chocolate Santas – North Dakota, Wyoming
Reese’s Pieces – Montana