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The 25 Best Deals on Halloween Candy for 2019

From variety packs to the freakiest fruity candy, we did the hard work for you by comparison-shopping to find the best prices for 2019 on candy kids love.

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Trolli & FriendsVIA TARGET.COM

Trolli & Friends

If you want to hand out fruity delicacies like Nerds, SweeTarts chewies, Lemonheads and Sour Brite Crawlers, make sure to pick them up on your next Target run. A bag of 100 treats costs nearly half the price there then a bag of 55 of the same mix does on Amazon. If you’re the type who likes to hoard their candy, you’ll want to find out exactly how long it is good for.

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Airheads Full-Size Taffy BarsVIA AMAZON.COM

Airheads Full-Size Taffy Bars

The kids in your neighborhood will love these Airheads taffy bars, not only because they are irresistible, but also because they are full-size. Ordering them on Amazon comes out to be about two cents cheaper per bar than Target, so stock up now! These are the new Halloween candies you need to pick up this year.

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Assorted candy mix boxVIA AMAZON.COM

Assorted candy mix box

Go big or go home! If you live in a high traffic area, you won’t run out of candy with this ginormous box of over 430 bags of your favorite fruity candies. It includes the treats Life Saver Gummies, Sour Patch, Tootsie Roll Juniors, Dubble Bubble, Tootsie Snack Bars, Tootsie Mini Dots, Nerds Different Flavors, Tootsie Pops Different Flavors, Tootsie Fruit Rolls Different Flavors, Skittles Original Candies, Starburst Chews, Haribo Gummies, Swedish Fish and SweeTarts mini Chews. Remember, shipping costs nothing if you are an Amazon Prime member! Here are the best-value candies at Aldi.

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Smarties just celebrated its 70th birthday and if you are planning to hand them out, you won’t find a better deal than at Walmart. The retail giant is selling three pounds of the colorful, fruity rolls of candy for less than $5. Just how good is their price? Amazon is selling just two pounds for more than double! There are other ways to save money on Halloween than by candy comparison shopping, including these inexpensive DIY costumes.

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Snickers Halloween Pumpkin SinglesVIA AMAZON.COM

Snickers Halloween Pumpkin Singles

Snickers bars in the shape of jack-o-lanterns? Yes, please. Each box contains 24 1.1-ounce Snickers Halloween Pumpkin Singles. Not only are they fun and festive, but totally delicious. As an added bonus, Amazon is offering an additional dollar off the box, bring the price to about $16.50. You buy them a la carte at Target, but expect to pay $1 each. Target’s exclusive Halloween candy collection is back, and we’re pumped.

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Full-size Skittles and StarburstVIA WALMART.COM

Full-size Skittles and Starburst

Looking to score major points with the kids in your neighborhood? Giving out full-size bags of Starburst and Skittles (the most popular Halloween candy in 7 states, FYI) is an easy way to put yourself on the “cool house” map. This 18-pack from Walmart is a seriously great deal. The same offering at Amazon is about $8 more.

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Mars Chocolate Favorites Halloween Candy Bars variety mix bagVIA AMAZON.COM

Mars Chocolate Favorites Halloween Candy Bars variety mix bag

Can’t choose which type of chocolate to give out? This 400 piece variety pack offers all of your favorite Mars candies, including favorite Twix, Milky Way, Snickers, 3 Musketeers and various M&M’s. It’s one of the better deals on Amazon, where each piece averages out to about 6¢.

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Surf Sweets Organic Halloween Spooky ShapesVIA TARGET.COM

Surf Sweets Organic Halloween Spooky Shapes

Parents love that these fruity treats are made with fair trade organic cane sugar and free of artificial colors, flavors and high fructose corn syrup. They are also vegan. This multipack contains 20 individually wrapped treats in festive jack o’ lantern, spider, witch hat and skull shapes and might be a slightly more health-conscious approach to traditional Halloween candy. Target is selling them for nearly half the price as Amazon. Or, go homemade with these 34 Halloween candy recipes.

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Hershey’s Miniatures assortmentVIA AMAZON.COM

Hershey’s Miniatures assortment

You can’t go wrong with a classic! This 2-pound bag of candy offers all of your favorite Hershey’s miniature bars—that’s Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars, Hershey’s Special Dark, Mildly Sweet Chocolate Bars, Krackel Chocolate Bars and Mr. Good Bar Milk Chocolate Bars. You’ll save about $2 if you order from Amazon instead of Target.

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Hershey's Halloween MiniaturesVIA WALMART.COM

Hershey’s Halloween Miniatures

In this more extensive offering from Hershey’s, you get 400 pieces of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Twizzler Strawberry Twists, Bubble Yum Bubble Gum, Jolly Rancher Stix, Whoppers Malted Milk Balls, and Kit Kat Wafer Bars. While you can find it at most online retailers, Walmart is offering the best deal in town. Here are 11 awesome things you didn’t know about Halloween candy.

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Tootsie Child's Play variety packVIA WALMART.COM

Tootsie Child’s Play variety pack

Another Halloween candy classic, Tootsie Rolls are a total crowd-pleaser. This 3.5-pound bag also offers Dots, Tootsie Rolls and various flavors of Tootsie Pops. Walmart currently has the best deal on this specific size, so you might want to order a few bags to be prepared! There’s so much more to Halloween than just candy. Here are 12 surprising facts you never knew about the holiday.

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Haribo Halloween Trick or Treat MixVIA TARGET.COM

Haribo Halloween Trick or Treat Mix

Haribo gummies are always yummy, but these Halloween themed packs offer an added touch of spook with masquerading mummies and monsters. You will get 80 packs of favorites like Happy Cola, Gold Bears, Ghostly Gummies and Twin Snakes. Target is the best place to buy them, with each bag averaging out to just 10¢. An added bonus? On many candy selections, including this one, Target is offering buy-one-get-half-off if you order online and pick up in the store.

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Reese's Peanut Butter Lovers Halloween assortmentVIA TARGET.COM

Reese’s Peanut Butter Lovers Halloween assortment

Pretty much everyone loves the chocolate and peanut butter deliciousness that is Reese’s. This variety pack offers all of their popular offerings and many with a Halloween theme incorporated—like peanut butter pumpkins and white chocolate peanut butter ghosts. Target should be your go-to store for this bag ghoulish goodness, which many retailers don’t even offer. Have leftover Halloween candy? Here are 18 recipes to help use it up.

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Charms Blow Pops

One hundred of our favorite Charms Blow Pops for less than $10? Yes, please. Sam’s is offering the best deal on this huge box, but if you want to be a sucker (lollipop humor intended) and pay double the price somewhere else, go ahead! Here are the best new Halloween candies you haven’t handed out yet.

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Dum Dums

OK, so maybe head to Sam’s Club for all your lollipop needs this Halloween! This bag of 500 Dum Dums pops includes the fruity goodness of 16 flavors: Blue Raspberry, Cherry, Orange, Sour Apple, Pineapple, Peach-Mango, Grape, Strawberry, Watermelon, Lemon-Lime and Fruit Punch to the tantalizing sweetness of Root Beer, Cream Soda, Bubblegum, Butterscotch and Cotton Candy. Each pop averages out to about 2¢, so this is one of the more frugal options if you are trying to save money this Halloween.

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Mars full-size candy bars, variety packVIA JET.COM

Mars full-size candy bars, variety pack

You can never go wrong by splurging on full-size candy bars! This variety pack features 18 full-sized ones, including Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, and 3 Musketeers. has a great deal right now on the variety pack, with each bar averaging about 67¢. Stock up if you want to be the most popular house on the block this Halloween! Did you know that Halloween could be changing to a different day?

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Hershey's Halloween Candy Cat BagVIA SAMSCLUB.COM

Hershey’s Halloween Candy Cat Bag

Here’s another great variety pack that includes so many fruity and chocolaty options, including Reese’s, Twizzlers, Jolly Ranchers and Heath Bars. You get a lot of bang for your buck at Sam’s Club—450 pieces of candy for less than $24 averages out to around 5¢ per treat! Here’s how you can easily throw a Halloween party this year.

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Sour Patch Kids & Swedish Fish Halloween treat sizeVIA TARGET.COM

Sour Patch Kids & Swedish Fish Halloween treat size

Not everyone is interested in buying Halloween candy in bulk, either because you live in a low traffic area or maybe you just prefer buying smaller bags of different brands. This 25-pack featuring Sour Patch Kids and Swedish Fish is the perfect option if you fit into either of these categories.

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Hi-Chew variety packVIA AMAZON.COM

Hi-Chew variety pack

Most of your neighbors are probably handing out the same chocolate bars and fruity candies, so why not give children something a little more unique but equally delicious? This eight bag variety pack of individually wrapped Hi-Chews is less than $18 on Amazon, so you can save a few bucks than if you were to buy each bag individually at Target. We tried three kinds of Halloween M&Ms, and here’s what you need to know.

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Peanut M&M’s

If you are planning to go the full-size candy route, always check bulk warehouse stores like Sam’s Club first. That’s where you’ll find this box of 48 full bags of peanut M&Ms for a little over $30, averaging out to 66¢ per bag. Not such a huge price to pay to win the neighborhood kids over! Don’t have a Sam’s Club membership? This is how you can shop there without one.

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Brach’s Candy Cornvia

Brach’s Candy Corn

Nothing screams Halloween like candy corn! These individually wrapped packs of candy corn are Halloween hued and always a hit with the kids. This bag contains 70 packs—an awesome deal at just over $7. You can also pick them up at Target for the same price. We bet you don’t know these 10 interesting facts about candy corn.

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Dove Halloween White Chocolate Caramel Applevia

Dove Halloween White Chocolate Caramel Apple

When conventional Halloween candy won’t do, head on over to Target for this delicious sounding Dove flavor. White chocolate, caramel, apple and graham cracker make these little nuggets such a fun and festive choice. Note that they are only available at Target, so no price comparison is needed. Speaking of, here are Halloween decorations you can find only at Target.

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Halloween Monster KissesVIA TARGET.COM

Halloween Monster Kisses

Hershey’s Kisses are one of the classics you can’t go wrong with. However, your trick-or-treaters will be even more delighted when they unwrap these adorable Halloween themed foils, featuring a variety of different monsters. These are another Target exclusive you won’t want to pass up.

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Hershey's Halloween Candy variety mix bowlVIA AMAZON.COM

Hershey’s Halloween Candy variety mix bowl

No bowl for Halloween candy, no problem! This all-inclusive set has everything you need to hand out candy including a pumpkin bucket and loads of candy. It includes favorites such as Whoppers, Kit Kat, Jolly Ranchers and Reese’s Cups. While it’s available everywhere, Amazon is currently offering the best price on it by a few dollars. Don’t forget to start decorating for the spookiest holiday of the year—we have 8 Halloween porch decorations you’ll want to try this year.

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Twizzlers Halloween Snack Size Strawberry TwistsVIA TARGET.COM

Twizzlers Halloween Snack Size Strawberry Twists

It’s hard to eat just one Twizzler, so you might want to think about buying several of these one-pound bags at Target! While they are just a little over $3 to have delivered to your front door, you can shave almost an additional dollar off the price if you buy them online and pick up in the store. Here are 10 clever tips for the spookiest Halloween spread.

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Originally Published on Reader's Digest

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