(Closed) Spinoff: What Halloween candy do you give out?

posted 4 years ago in Holidays
Post # 3
2613 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I just buy a bag or two of mini chocolate bars and give a handful to everybody.


Post # 4
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Something I love (Kit Kats, Twix, or something else good), then I turn off my lights, and pray that no trick-or-treaters come so I can eat it all.

Post # 5
2146 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

Those mini chocolate bar mixes & small bags of chips! 

Post # 6
544 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

I also buy several big bags of small chocolate bars..like twix, snickers, almond joy..etc…and give  like 5-6  to every child…I think it is good enough..


Post # 7
10456 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Ugh I hate all the door knocking on Halloween, but my fiancé insists. We get a box of mini chocolate bars and some gummy kind, and then give out one of each. We give out the gross flavors first so the leftovers are all the tasty kinds.

Post # 8
2612 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

I live in an apartment now that doesn’t participate in any sort of trick or treat, so nothing. But when I used to participate in this I would always get something I liked in case I ended up with leftovers – so chocolate! Kit Kats, Recese, Snickers, Milky Way.

Post # 9
1785 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We have a local Trick or Treat event that draws approx. 400 kids in an afternoon so we STOCK UP. We usually buy 8-10 bags and give 1 piece to each kid. We buy assorted mini-chocolate bars, the Willie Wonka Assortments, Dum Dums, and Bubblegum. Listed in order of popularity among the children.

Post # 10
336 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@Ruby-Redshoes: I try to give out the nut-free candy, but the variety isn’t as good. My cousin’s daughter has a nut intolerance, and she buys a bag of candy specifically for her daughter so she doesn’t lose over half of her bag with nut-filled candy.

I live on a crescent, so we get a lot of kids, but my sister lives on a small court and the kids usually skip her house. I told her to go to the community centre because they are selling 10-packs of free swim and free skate passes for $5. It’s pricey if you get a lot of kids, but she’ll get a dozen or so trick-or-treaters. It’s a nice alternative to junk!

Post # 11
7656 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@Ruby-Redshoes:  We buy candy we love! To avoid kids from taking too much or being picky we prebag the candy. I used to not do it, but since we live in a small community we sometimes have 16 year olds that show up at the door and one year I had a boy just take a massive handful of candy, without saying trick or treat OR thank you and leave. He even moved all the little kids to the side to do this.

We buy a lot of candy, but in the prebagged sacks we put a Fruit Roll Up and two additonal snack sized candy.

Post # 12
9146 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@Ruby-Redshoes:  You are super nice and do exactly what I do too.  I definitely give out chocolate but I also have a backup choice for children with nut/chocolate allergies.  I like to do fin size Skittles and M&Ms; 2-3 bags per kid.


Post # 13
7930 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

We just buy bags of whatever we like, haha. So generally kit kats, milky way, snickers, nerds, etc. We get tons of kids so one of us generally has to be manning the door at all times, and we give out 2-3 to each kid.

Post # 14
891 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

We give out cosmic brownies. my stepdad gets them for free cuz he works for Little Debbie.


Post # 15
5206 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

The mini chocolate bars. I usually keep the Milky Way and Twix for myself though!

Post # 16
2534 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Last year FI came home with a giant bucket of Halloween pretzels… and after I brought up that we live in a small apartment building and won’t get trick-or-treaters, he said “Oh, no… these are for me!”
So we didn’t buy candy this year because he keeps it for himself!

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