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Ultimate Halloween candy ranking

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Posted at 7:01 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 10:01:23-04

Do you want to have the most popular and wanted candy in the neighborhood for Halloween?

FiveThirtyEight wanted to find out just what is the most desirable candy and took the question to the masses.

Creating what they call, "The Ultimate Candy Power Ranking." Which included 8,371 different IP addresses that voted on about 269,000 randomly generated matchups.

So, what won?

Here is the ultimate list of 86 favorite Halloween candies ranked.

Good news for peanut butter lovers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and the miniatures lead in the world of sweets in places one and two. A variation of Reese's Peanut Butter even has four spots in the top ten.

Twix, Kit Kats, and Snickers have a solid spot in the top ten, while Butterfinger barely made the top tier.

Less known, and less loved, coming in at 84, 85, and 86 respectively; is Boston Baked Beans, Nik-L-Nip, and Good & Plenty.