15 Healthy-ish Candy Options for Every Craving

Updated: May 22, 2024

From chewy and fruity to smooth and chocolaty, it's easy to enjoy all kinds of "healthy candy" in moderation.

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Unreal Dark Chocolate Coconut Bars

With fair trade ingredients and only 70 calories per serving, you won’t have to hesitate when reaching for this chocolate coconut bar. And if you have a sweet tooth, keep these other healthy sweet snacks in mind when the craving strikes.

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Alter Eco Chocolate

Alter Eco Chocolates allow you to indulge in creamy, rich chocolate, without the fake ingredients. Each is made with raw cane sugar and other natural ingredients.

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SmartSweets Sweet Fish

If you are craving those sweet, chewy red fish, reach for a bag of SmartSweets sweet fish. With only 100 calories and 3 grams of fat in the entire bag, you can snack without worrying about blowing your healthy eating plan for the week.

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Justin's Peanut Butter Cups

Go for these organic peanut butter cups so that you can enjoy the irresistible chocolate and peanut butter combo without the trans fat and fake ingredients.

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YumEarth Sour Giggles

They’re chewy, fruity, sour and completely irresistible. YumEarth Sour Giggles let you taste the rainbow for only 60 calories in each bag. Set out a basket of these snack packs for your next family movie night or hide them in the backyard for a sour take on Easter candy.

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These sweet little chocolate bars are smooth and rich with only 100 calories per bar. They’re tasty on their own or on top of a gooey s’more. By the way, these fun twists on the classic s’mores recipe will leave you asking for s’more.

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Red Vines Made Simple

It’s not movie night until you pull out the Red Vines. Go for Red Vines Made Simple, made with real sugar and natural berry flavor for a better movie munch. They’re non-GMO and pack some seriously bright berry flavor.

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Black Forest Gummy Bears

Made with real fruit juice and only organic ingredients, Black Forest gummy bears are about to become your go-to snack when you’re craving something sweet. Each pack has just 70 calories, so toss them in your bag or desk drawer for a colorful treat any time.

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Dr. John's Healthy Sweets Hard Candy

If you prefer hard candy over chewy, grab a bag of Dr. John’s hard candy. These sugar-free candies are tooth-friendly and a great choice for those with diabetes (as are these chocolate recipes you won’t believe are diabetic-friendly). These candies are also allergy-friendly, so everyone can enjoy them.

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Tom & Jenny's Caramel Candy

It’s not easy to find a low-calorie caramel candy, but these tasty treats from Tom & Jenny contain 100 calories in 5 pieces of chewy caramel. Enjoy with one of your favorite healthy fast food drinks for the ultimate afternoon indulgence.

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Haribo Starmix

When you can’t decide which gummy candy to snack on, try a little bit of everything with Haribo Starmix. Each bag contains gummy bears, cherries, snakes, rings and soda bottles—and only 100 calories per serving. Which shape will be your favorite?

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Harry and David Jordan Almonds

Harry and David’s Jordan Almonds feature whole almonds, which are known for their health benefits. However, these raw almonds are coated in a thin sugar shell, to satisfy that sweet craving.

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SmartSweets Sour Melon Bites

There’s something about these SmartSweets sour melon bites that just scream summer. The bright colors and tart bite will take you back to childhood days spent playing in the backyard, much like these nostalgic summer recipes. Enjoy the entire bag—it has only 100 calories and 3 grams of sugar.

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Manuka Honey Pops

This better-for-you treat is made with Manuka honey, a sweet superfood. The Wedderspoons pops also have vitamin C and can help soothe scratchy throats.

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Russel Stover Chocolate Assortment

This Russel Stover assortment includes mint patties, pecan delights, peanut butter cups, coconut candy and caramels. For an easy sugar swap, these delicious chocolates are made with stevia extract, which means fewer calories per serving. (Read more about stevia in our guide to sugar alternatives.)