Your Favorite Halloween Candy Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Even your sweet tooth might be swayed by the stars! Find out your sign's favorite candy before Halloween.

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The Signs As Halloween Candy
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Aries: Hot Tamales

March 21-April 19

Aries are as fiery as these chewy little treats. With their admirable energy, passion and enthusiasm, Aries are unsurprisingly the first to reach for a box of Hot Tamales. (Try them in this delicious hot drink!)

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San Francisco, Candy shop, Pier 49 - September 23, 2018: Reese's Peanut Butter Cup minis. Bite size, individually wrapped Reese's, produced and globally distributed by Hershey Company; Shutterstock ID 1174447201; Job (TFH, TOH, RD, BNB, CWM, CM): Taste of Home
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Taurus: Reese’s

April 20-May 20

Taureans are known for being strong-willed and dependable, but when it comes to indulgence, they can’t help themselves. The richness of Reese’s cups is absolutely irresistible to this pleasure-seeking sign. Here are a few other chocolate-peanut butter duos they’ll love, too.

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Swedish Fish

Gemini: Swedish Fish

May 21-June 20

Gemini get a bad rap as being two-faced, but in actuality, they’re sweet as can be—just like Swedish fish. What’s not to love about this vibrant, pleasant sign or their favorite candy? Even Justin Bieber agrees. It’s one of his favorite foods to eat on tour.

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Cancer: Sour Patch Kids

June 21-July 22

First they’re sour, then they’re sweet—it’s a slogan that could be easily applied to Cancers, too. Although they can be standoffish at first, once a Cancer lets you in, you’ll see their lovable side in no time. Fun fact: this was the most popular candy in 1985!

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Leo: Skittles

July 23-August 22

Leos are the life of the party and overwhelmingly well-liked. Ever-popular Skittles candy, the bite-sized bits of rainbow, are, too. Put them together, and you’ve got a match made in Halloween heaven.

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Winneconne, WI - 14 April 2019: A close-up package of Almond Joy coconut candy bars on an isolated background; Shutterstock ID 1369307348
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Virgo: Almond Joy

August 23-September 22

Practical and typically health-conscious, Virgos aren’t the type to splurge on sweets. That’s why they enjoy the modesty of the Almond Joy with its coconut-almond interior and milk chocolate coating. Almonds have a lot of health benefits, too, which Virgos will enjoy.

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South Carolina, USA November 2016. Illustrative editorial of KitKat chocolate candy bar Background. KitKat chocolate bars are a favorite snack food in the USA and are used in a lot of dessert recipes; Shutterstock ID 1452364592; Job (TFH, TOH, RD, BNB, CWM, CM): Taste of Home
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Libra: Kit Kat

September 23-October 22

Libras are all about fairness, harmony and balance. They find the fact that Kit Kats come in packs of two and four satisfying, especially because the good-natured sign loves sharing.

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Scorpio: Warheads

October 23-November 21

If the thought of this tart food makes you shiver, you’re probably not a Scorpio. This passionate and brave sign doesn’t care if you like them—or their favorite candy, for that matter.

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Background of salt water taffy in various flavors and colors wrapped in white transparent paper. Salt water taffy is sold widely on the boardwalks in the U.S. and Canada.; Shutterstock ID 1312539896; Job (TFH, TOH, RD, BNB, CWM, CM): Taste of Home
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Sagittarius: Salt Water Taffy

November 22-December 21

Sags are adventurous through and through. Their open-mindedness is what led them to love the New Jersey novelty known for its subtle saltiness and intense chewiness.

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Capricorn: Candy Corn

December 22-January 19

Nothing says Halloween quite like candy corn. So, of course, the traditional Capricorn appreciates the quintessential orange and yellow look-alike. (Did you know these fun facts about candy corn?)

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pop rocks, candy
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Aquarius: Pop Rocks

January 20-February 18

Aquarians are so eccentric, they’re hard to even describe—much like the sensation that is chomping Pop Rocks. This sign enjoys the unusual phenomenon so much because it’s just as unique as they are.

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Pisces: Dubble Bubble Gum

February 19-March 20

Pisces are introspective, intelligent and independent, making them big-time gum-chewers due to gum’s known effects on focus and memory. Dubble Bubble Gum is a real treat for this water sign. Just make sure they don’t swallow their gum!

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Annamarie Higley
Annamarie is Taste of Home’s Shopping Editor and previously worked on the brand’s magazine and special issues. It was during this time she tapped into her love language, gifts, and spearheaded the print holiday gift guides in 2021 and 2022. She’s thrilled to continue creating gift guides full time for the shopping team, in addition to testing and reviewing products, spotlighting viral gadgets and editing freelanced content. A midwestern transplant from the San Francisco Bay Area, she enjoys hiking, crafting and—you guessed it!—shopping and cooking.