Our Favorite Easter Candies & Foods

With Easter just a few weeks away, new research reveals what Americans are buying and eating for the holiday this year. A new survey from Instacart with over 2-thousand U.S. adult respondents finds that two in three Americans typically celebrate Easter and 92% of those plan to buy candy for the holiday.

The Instacart Easter food poll finds:

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs top the list of candies sold, securing the number one spot in 29 states.
  • Peeps and jelly beans are still popular choices, with 51% of respondents still planning to get jelly beans and 42% still buying Peeps.
  • Aside from candy, one item many shoppers are adding to their Instacart baskets is food dye for egg decorating.
  • Two-thirds of those who celebrate Easter usually dye eggs and 78% of those will eat the eggs they dye so they don’t get wasted.
  • When it comes to Easter dinner, 74% of Americans prefer ham as the main course.

The top 10 Easter candies sold via Instacart

  1. Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs
  2. Kinder Chocolate Candy Egg (With surprise toy inside)
  3. Starburst Easter Jellybeans
  4. Lindt Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny
  5. Cadbury Creme Egg
  6. Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Candy Eggs
  7. Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolate
  8. Peeps Yellow Marshmallow Chicks
  9. M&M’s Easter Milk Chocolate Candy
  10. Brach’s Jelly Bird Eggs

Source: NY Post

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