10 Worst Halloween Candies That Kids (and Parents) Hate


"Trick-or-treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!" When we were kids, we would be the first ones out on the streets on Halloween night and the last to go home. That was back in the day when we could go out until 10 p.m. and actually fill our pillowcases to the top.

We would arrive at home exhausted, but that didn't stop us from our yearly ritual of dumping, sorting, and trading our candy in the middle of the living room floor. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups went in the good pile, and the cheap singular mystery candy went into the "give to your little sister" pile. We had a blast, and now we get to do it all over again with our kids!

Here's a list of some of the worst candies we ever got on All Hallows Eve—treats that may just earn you a trick.

10. Good and Plenty


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I have two words: Black. Licorice. The makers of this candy can try to disguise this confection with a sweet, hard shell, but the jig is up! We know it's just to cover up the awful taste of black licorice.