Which Candy Is the Most Popular Easter Treat This Year?

By: Joe Hyer

April 5, 2017

Peeps have been dethroned! Yes, the colorful marshmallow candies are no longer the most popular Easter candy. 

Which candy has replaced the popular treats? Reese's Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs are the nation's most popular Eater candy.

RetailMeNot.com just released their survey highlighting the most popular candy for Easter 2017. Here's a look at the top 5 most popular types of candy for the sugary holiday: 

  1. Reese's Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs - 53%
  2. Chocolate bunnies - 48%
  3. Jelly beans - 48%
  4. Hershey's Eggs - 45%
  5. Peeps - 34%

Yet, only 48% of those surveyed said they would actually be buying Easter candy this year.