(Closed) Suggestions…Candy/Sweet & Salty Buffet

posted 5 years ago in Food
Post # 3
474 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Sometimes you can find a really good price on salt water taffy

Orientaltrading.com used to have a lot of great bulk candy ideas… have not been on in a while though. Also, maybe try going to a BJ’s or Costco? They have a lot of bulk candy for cheaper… goobers, etc.


Post # 4
12247 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

Definitely OrientalTrading! That’s the candy we used for our favors!

Post # 5
8444 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

We did a sweet n salty snack buffet.  I baked cheese straws, cake pops, made dipped pretzels (honey mustard, white choc), made savory chex mix, white choc chex mix, and caramel chex mix (my own caramel recipe).  My guests loved it and since everything was packaged, they were able to take snacks home with them on the plane.  We had an open bar, so we figured no one would want to eat candy.

Post # 7
1828 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

White chocolate almond bark, black licorice, jellybeans, gumballs…and tie teal ribbons around jars for colour

Post # 8
1193 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@MissCountryGirl727:  We are doing a popcorn bar!! If you would consider switching to just that it was pretty cheap.  We have about 110 guests qnd popcorn was a little over 100.  Or maybe you can do popcorn and have stuff for them to add. M&ms, marshmellows, chocolate chips, etc…

Post # 9
2616 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

jelly belly beans- black licorice,french vanilla and coconuts… the rock candy crystals, i had a whole post with suggestions but it disappered… anyway if you dont want to stick to colors you should just stick to favorites of yours and fiances- we did that route..


Carmel Kisses

Crunch Hearts

Butterfinger Hearts

Dove Hearts

Reese’s Peanut Butter Hearts

Milk Chocolate Kisses

Abba Zaba Chunks


Chocolate cigars

Reese’s Pieces

Macadamia Clusters



-Gobstopper Hearts

Sweet Tarts Hearts

Cookies and cream drops

Cinnamon bears

Sour Patch Kids

Dum Dum Pops-

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