This weekend, I escorted my son to aisle eight in the grocery store: the seasonal aisle. In front of him was a sea of orange and black with shelf after shelf of bags of candy. I pointed to the overstuffed bags of sugar loot and instructed him, “Pick one bag.” That’s right, this year I gave the responsibility of which Halloween candy we would pass out to the neighborhood children to my 4-year-old son. He went directly for a bag with all yellow boxes, and I cringed. No. No, that would not do. Not Dots.
It didn’t have to be my favorite candy, but would any kid be excited about Dots? (No offense to any Dots fans!) I casually walked over to another large bag. “Look! This bag has a lot of variety. Something for everyone to like.” My son ambled over and picked up the bag to inspect it. “It has those candies too!” Sure enough Dots were included.
I usually waver between two or three favorite candies: all within the chewy-fruit variety. No chocolate candy for me, thank you. Of course, celebrities have favorite candy too, and what with being days away from Halloween, we thought it would be fun to see if you could guess what these celebs reached for in the candy aisle.
Candy Crush 1 of 19
We may crush out on celebrity eye candy, but when it comes to satisfying their sweet tooth, these celebs have very specific tastes. See if you can guess what their go-to sugar snack is!
Ryan Gosling 2 of 19
Rumor has it that dreamy Ryan could be available soon. If that is the case, you might score some points having some of Ryan's favorite candy on hand. So what does Ryan reach for when he wants something sweet?
Hi-Chew 3 of 19
Joe Jonas 4 of 19
When it comes to celebrity candy crushes, Joe and I are crushing on the same vibrant bag of numminess. If only I had his connections to celebrate my love! What do Joe and I have in common?
Skittles 5 of 19
Khloe Kardashian 6 of 19
When I read what Khloe's favorite candy was, I had a good laugh. Good one, Khloe. Well done. Seriously. Well DONE!
Sugar Daddy 7 of 19
Leonardo DiCaprio 8 of 19
Even die-hard health celebs have a sweet tooth. So where does a guy like Leo turn when he wants a bite of nougat?
UnReal 9 of 19
Leo is just one of a handful of celebrities who are getting behind the relatively new candy company, UnReal. Tom Brady, Giselle Bundchen, and trainer Jillian Michaels are also supporters. Leo is a big fan of UnReal and said in a statement, "By working together to better understand the health of both people and the environment, we can produce healthier food that will benefit large populations of people while minimizing our impact on the planet."
Image Credit: UnReal
Britney Spears 10 of 19
Snickers 11 of 19
The pop star isn't exactly picky when it comes to her chocolate. She told Stylist she likes: Skor, M&Ms, Hershey's Whoppers, Raisinettes, and Hershey's Cookies & Cream. Brit keeps it real, letting us know, "If I'm really hungry then a Snickers bar is good." She's right. It really satisfies.
Image Credit: Wikipedia
Justin Bieber 12 of 19
Justin had to rethink his favorite candy after fans started bringing him mountains of sour candies to his shows. He told The Montreal Gazette, "If I eat another Sour Patch Kid I'm probably going to just throw up." What do you think is Justin's new favorite candy?
Swedish Fish 13 of 19
Neil Patrick Harris 14 of 19
I thought NPH was pretty adorable when he shared his favorite candy, because it also happened to be the favorite candy of his husband, David Burtka. It's adorable because the candy is about as shareable as it comes. Can you guess what it is?
Peanut Butter Cups 15 of 19
Zac Efron 16 of 19
It's weird, but I actually respect Zac for being so darn specific with his favorite candy. He doesn't just like jelly beans. Oh no, he likes one flavor of a certain brand of jelly beans. Spoiler alert: it's not licorice.
Jelly Belly Jelly Beans 17 of 19
Selena Gomez 18 of 19
When Selena was hospitalized for malnutrition in 2011, the young star blamed her love of candy. She is leading a much healthier life now, but her sweet tooth isn't going anywhere. What are Selena's favorite sweets?
Goobers 19 of 19
Image Credit: All images, unless otherwise noted, are from PR Photos
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