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The 20 Best and Worst Things We Ever Got When Trick-or-Treating

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Which candies are coveted and which are the first things we traded away

Trick-or-treating is basically a national sport for children all across America. Every Halloween, girls and boys around the country run around their neighborhoods dressed as spooky skeletons and creepy cats in order to try to get as much candy as possible in the allotted two or three hours. But let’s be real for a second: Not all Halloween candy is created equal.

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You have your obvious winners: your full-sized candy bars, your Reese’s peanut butter cups, and your gummy bears. Everyone always fights over those sugary delights. But then there are the unfortunate candies and items no one wants: the pennies, the Bit-O-Honeys, and the toothbrushes. Thanks but, uh, no thanks. You can’t even trade that nonsense away.

So to see which Halloween candies dominated childhood and which ones still make us feel letdown after all these years, we asked around The Daily Meal office about the best and worst things we ever got trick-or-treating were. Click here to find out the results.