Halloween candy: 50 spooky treats (slide show)

Gear up for All Hallows’ Eve with these Halloween candy picks, including an haute “apple” marshmallow, locavore cinnamon candies and stunning pumpkin caramels.

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You don’t have to be a kid to get excited for the Halloween haul. TONY tracked down New York City’s best Halloween candy, from pretty Day of the Dead confections to old-school candy bars. Stuff your Halloween candy bag with these standout sweets.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: EMVI milk-chocolate ghost
    Available at Eataly, 200 Fifth Ave between 23rd and 24th Sts (212-229-2560, eataly.com). $16.80 (dark-chocolate ghost $32.80).

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    New York's best Halloween candy: The “apple” marshmallow
    Available at Dominique Ansel Bakery, 189 Spring St between Sullivan and Thompson Sts (212-219-2773, dominiqueansel.com). $11.50.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: John & Kira’s chocolate-covered spiced caramel pumpkins
    Available at gilttaste.com. Nine-piece box (3oz) $28.99.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Brooklyn Hard Candy (in cinnamon)
    Available at Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost St at Meeker Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-389-2982, thebrooklynkitchen.com). 2.5oz jar $7.99.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Liddabit Sweets Candy Bar
    The Snack’r Available at liddabitsweets.com; 4oz bar $8. Pumpkin Pie: Available starting Nov 4 at liddabitsweets.com; $9.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Pumpkin spice malt balls
    Available at Murray’s Cheese, various locations throughout the city (murrayscheese.com). 6oz package $5.99.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Day of the Dead skull lollipops (in Barcelona chocolate, Leche chocolate and Red Fire chocolate)
    Available at Vosges Haut-Chocolat, 1100 Madison Ave at 83rd St (212-717-2929, vosgeschocolate.com). 0.8oz piece $3.50.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Tumbador Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Dragée
    Available at Chocolate Bar, 19 Eighth Ave between Jane and W 12th Sts (212-366-1541, chocolatebarnyc.com). 4oz bag $8.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Monster mix hard candies
    Available at Papabubble, 380 Broome St between Mott and Mulberry Sts (212-966-2599, papabubbleny.com). 2oz bag $5, 7oz jar $14.50, 14oz jar $25.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Butter Baked Goods pumpkin spice marshmallow
    Available at Sur La Table, various locations throughout the city (surlatable.com). Package of four $6.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Chocolate jack-o’-lantern jigsaw puzzle
    Available at Jacques Torres Chocolate, various locations throughout the city (mrchocolate.com). $8.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Spider, ghost and animal snout lollipops
    Available at Papabubble, 380 Broome St between Mott and Mulberry Sts (212-966-2599, papabubbleny.com). $10.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Tumbador peanut-butter-and-jelly chocolate eyeballs
    Available at Chocolate Bar, 19 Eighth Ave between Jane and W 12th Sts (212-366-1541, chocolatebarnyc.com). Package of two $6.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Treat Street marshmallow skull lollipop
    Available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave at 60th St (646-735-0078, dylanscandybar.com). $3.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: EMVI milk chocolate witch
    Available at Eataly, 200 Fifth Ave between 23rd and 24th Sts (212-229-2560; eataly.com). $22.80.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Liddabit Sweets caramel corn
    Available at Murray’s Cheese, various locations throughout the city (murrayscheese.com). 4oz package $6.99.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Liddabit Sweets apple-cinnamon tea-and-maple lollipop
    Available at liddabitsweets.com. Package of four $5.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Candy corn, candy pumpkin and gold and yellow gum balls
    Available at Radish, 158 Bedford Ave between North 8th and 9th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-782-2744, radishnyc.com). Candy corn 3oz bag $3.50, candy pumpkin 5oz jar $6.5, gold and yellow gum balls 5oz bag $4.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Mazie’s Smokin’ Hot Cashew Brittle
    Available at Dean & DeLuca, various locations throughout the city (deandeluca.com). 12oz tin $24.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Red Vines, Whatchamacallit and Bonomo Turkish Taffy (in vanilla)
    Available at Court Street Grocers, 485 Court St between Huntington and Nelson Sts, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (718-722-7229, courtstreetgrocers.com). Red Vines $3, Whatchamacallit $1.50, and Bonomo Turkish Taffy (in vanilla) $1.50.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: L.A. Burdick chocolate ghosts
    Available at burdickchocolate.com. Package of five $18.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Supersized salted caramel
    Available at Dominique Ansel Bakery, 189 Spring St between Sullivan and Thompson Sts (212-219-2773, dominiqueansel.com). $4.50.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: H.S. Chocolate Co. filled chocolate (in Minnesota Marvel and Bourbon Brown Sugar Pecan)
    Available at hschocolateco.com. 2oz piece $4.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Assorted Halloween candies
    Available at Dean & DeLuca, various locations throughout the city (deandeluca.com). Candy corn 8oz bag $3.50, Halloween jelly beans 10oz bag $6.50, fall caramels mix 8.5oz bag $7.50, Halloween creams 8oz bag $6, pectin spooky sours 8oz bag $5.50, pumpkin spice malt balls 5.5oz bag $5.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Skull lollipop
    Available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave at 60th St (646-735-0078, dylanscandybar.com). $18.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: EHChocolatier Wise Guys milk-chocolate owl filled with maple-pecan gianduja
    Available at Formaggio Essex, 120 Essex St at Delancey St (212-982-8200, formaggioessex.com). Package of four (4.4oz) $13.95.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Peeps milk-chocolate-dipped marshmallow, marshmallow pumpkins and marshmallow ghosts
    Available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave at 60th St (646-735-0078, dylanscandybar.com). Peeps milk-chocolate-dipped marshmallow 1.5oz package $1.50, Peeps marshmallow pumpkins 3.375oz package $3, Peeps marshmallow ghosts 3.375oz package $2.50.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Milk-chocolate nonpareils, jack-o’-lantern chocolates and pumpkin spice caramels
    Available at Blue Apron, 814 Union St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, Park Slope, Brooklyn (718-230-3180, blue-apron-foods.com). Milk-chocolate nonpareils 8oz bag $6.95, jack-o’-lantern chocolates 8oz bag $5.95 and pumpkin spice caramels 8oz bag $5.25.

  • Photograph: Krista Schlueter

    New York's best Halloween candy: H.S. Chocolate Co. candy bar (in Peanut Butter Trance, Raspberry Ragtime and Pumpkin Spice)
    Available at Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost St at Meeker Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-389-2982, thebrooklynkitchen.com). 3oz bar $5.99.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    New York's best Halloween candy: Milk-chocolate Halloween ghost Peeps pop, dark-chocolate Halloween cat Peeps pop and dark-chocolate Halloween Jacques-o’-Lantern Peeps pop
    Available at Jacques Torres Chocolate, various locations throughout the city (mrchocolate.com). $3.

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    New York's best Halloween candy: Salty Road Salty Caramel Apple taffy
    Available at Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost St at Meeker Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-389-2982, thebrooklynkitchen.com). Package of six $4.99.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    New York's best Halloween candy: Candy corn
    Available at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave at 60th St (646-735-0078, dylanscandybar.com). Can 24oz $15.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    New York's best Halloween candy: EMVI milk-chocolate pumpkin
    Available at Eataly, 200 Fifth Ave between 23rd and 24th Sts (212-229-2560, eataly.com). $12.80.

Photograph: Krista Schlueter

New York's best Halloween candy: EMVI milk-chocolate ghost
Available at Eataly, 200 Fifth Ave between 23rd and 24th Sts (212-229-2560, eataly.com). $16.80 (dark-chocolate ghost $32.80).


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