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20 New Halloween Candy Picks That Will Be the First to Go Among Trick-or-Treaters in 2021

Because, sometimes, you want to switch it up from the classics. 🍫

Halloween candy

In case you needed a quick little reminder: Halloween is right around the corner, folks! That means our brains can't focus on much more than the spookiest new Halloween candy releases. To avoid the often-inflated price tags on Halloween candy as we get closer to the holiday, now's the time to stock up on your favorite treats (and save a few bucks, too).

From sour gummy snacks to classic chocolate bars and even new zombie-themed treats, we've rounded up the best new Halloween candy picks for your trick-or-treaters. Don't worry — we saved room for the classic candies, too, boo.

Don't forget to checkout our best Halloween costumes guide, and learn how to DIY a great costume this year, too.

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Skittles Shriekers! Sour Candy
Mars Wrigley amazon.com
$4.99 (33% off)

You're getting a trick and a treat with the new Skittles Shriekers! There are five flavors — Citrus Scream, Ghoulish Green Apple, Rattled Raspberry, Shocking Lime, and Spine-Tingling Tangerine — but some of the pieces pack a big sour punch. You won't know which ones those are until it's too late for your taste buds.

More: The Craziest Halloween Products of the Year

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Froot Loops Gummies (16-Count)
Galerie Candy

Your favorite cereal just might become your favorite Halloween candy. The Froot Loops Gummies are made with real fruit juice to deliver the flavor you know from the cereal. 

Bonus points: The candy comes in colorful rings to look like the real thing.

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Kit Kat Witch's Brew
Hershey's walmart.com

If you're already a fan of the original Kit Kat candy bar, get ready for this bewitching new take on the classic treat. Crisp wafers wrapped in slime green-colored marshmallow-flavored crème? Yes, please!

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Reese's Franken-Cup Peanut Butter Cups
Hershey's amazon.com

What could be more delicious than a classic Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, you ask? A creepy neon green-accented Reese's Franken-Cup, of course! The classic combination of milk chocolate and peanut butter you know and love gets a slime-hued upgrade in this very spooky new Halloween candy pick. 

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Mars Chocolate Favorites Halloween Candy (250-Count)
Mars, Incorporated walmart.com

Can't decide between Snickers, Milky Way, or Twix? We'll make it easy for you: Stock up on them all! This chocolatey variety pack from MARS includes those crowdpleasers, plus M&M's and 3Musketeers. Get your chocolate fix!

More: Take Your Halloween Candy Up a Notch With These Treat Bags

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Candy Corn Treat Packs (55-Count)
Brach's amazon.com

We hope the trick-or-treaters who show up at your house like candy corn! The classic candy deserves a spot in your Halloween bucket, and Brach's is making it easy with these individual packs.

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Kool-Aid Popping Candy (40-Count)
Hilo amazon.com
$6.42 (54% off)

What happens when you combine a beloved drink with candy? You get Kool-Aid Popping Candy. The individually wrapped treats come in Tropical Punch, Cherry, and Grape flavors, and are sure to take your taste buds on a ride with the popping sensation.

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Tootsie Roll Original Chocolatey Twist Midgees (700 Pieces)
Tootsie Roll amazon.com
$16.11 (16% off)

Chewy and chocolatey Tootsie Rolls are such a classic candy, and we guarantee your trick-or-treaters will love these smaller Tootsie Roll Midgees. With a whopping 700 pieces in this bag, you'll never run out!

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Mars Candy Mix (80-Count)
Mars Wrigley amazon.com
$9.94 (17% off)

Variety is the spice of life, and that's certainly true when handing out Halloween candy. This 80-piece mix gives you the best from Mars Wrigley, including Skittles Original, Skittles Wild Berry, Starburst FaveREDS, and Lifesavers Gummies Big Ring.

More: Etsy Is Filled With Unique Halloween Candles for Eerie Lighting

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Candy Watches (50-Count)
Cartwheel Confections amazon.com

Wow, this just unlocked a memory we forgot we had. These individually wrapped candy watches are equal parts fun to wear and eat. Plus, it'll introduce the latest generation to a treat we all grew up eating.

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Snickers Peanut Brownie Squares
Mars, Incorporated amazon.com
$8.47 (27% off)

Less than a year ago, the Snickers Peanut Brownie Square was introduced to the market. Now, we can enjoy them in fun size options for Halloween! It's made up of a layer of caramel on top of a layer of peanut brownie filling and all coated in milk chocolate.

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Ring Pop Variety Halloween Party Pack (20-Count)
Ring Pop amazon.com

Oooooooh, Ring Pop! Everyone loves these nostalgic treats that double as wearable bling. Individually wrapped for the utmost trick-or-treating convenience, this party pack is a must-have Halloween candy to have on deck.

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Sour Patch Kids & Swedish Fish Halloween Candy Pack (115-Count)
Sour Patch Kids amazon.com
$7.99 (20% off)

First they're sour ... then they're sweet! We all know and love Sour Patch Kids, but this Halloween candy pack takes the treat up a notch with the addition of Swedish Fish. This candy-duo pack is basically made for trick-or-treating and Halloween goodie bags.

More: Your Family Will Win Any Contest With These Halloween Costumes

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Cookies 'n' Creme Fangs
Hershey's amazon.com
$11.45 (12% off)

A candy that doubles as a frightening Halloween accessory? Sign us up. Before you eat these Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Fangs, you can haunt friends and family with the teeth-shaped treat.

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Day of the Dead Skull Icing Tattoo Lollipops (70-Count)
Flix Candy amazon.com

Prepare to have the most popular house on the block when you have a bowl full of Tattoo Lollipops! The skull-shaped candy is topped with candy icing that allows you to hold it against your tongue for 5 seconds to reveal a temporary tattoo.

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Swedish Fish Soft & Chewy Candy (24-Count)
Swedish Fish amazon.com

These soft and chewy, fish-shaped gummy treats have a serious cult following, and they're addictively tasty. Plus, they're fat-free, so you can indulge without feeling guilty afterward.

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Reese's Assorted Halloween Shapes
Hershey's amazon.com
$3.98 (60% off)

Pumpkins and bats and ghosts, oh my! Let's be real: When it comes to Halloween candy, Reese's reigns supreme. And when we get the shapes involved? They're basically unbeatable.

More: Make Your Halloween Cookies Even Spookier With These Cookie Cutters

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Airheads Assorted Fruity Chewy Candy Bar (60-Count)
Air Heads amazon.com

For a chewy and tangy option, pick up a pack of these assorted Airheads and watch as trick-or-treaters scramble to get their paws on the last Blue Raspberry flavor!

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Nerds Rope Halloween (24-Count)
Ferrara amazon.com

Adults who give out full-sized candy bars to kids are the real MVPs of Halloween. You won’t hear any complaints when you give out this spooky Nerds Rope. The gummy center is covered in orange, purple, and white crunchy Nerds candy for a festive bite.

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Tony’s Chocolonely Tiny Tony’s Milk Chocolate Bites (100-Count)
Tony's Chocolonely amazon.com

You'll be as obsessed as we are with Tony's Chocolonely the moment you try one of these tiny bites of milk chocolate, sea salt, and caramel. They're the perfect size for stocking your home-office candy dish or giving away as itty-bitty Halloween treats. 

Plus, we love Tony's sustainable mission to achieve a 100% slave-free chocolate industry. No tricks there. 

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