June Is A Sweet Month, It’s National Candy Month
June is National Candy Month, Using Google Trends, Zippia determined which states were the most avid fans of certain candies.
In the end, Skittles and Starburst had the most representation, with seven states each. Skittles was #1 in Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, New Mexico, Vermont, Virginia, and Texas. Starburst was #1 in Arizona, California, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, and South Carolina.
Hershey Bars were #1 in six states, but surprisingly it was not Pennsylvania Milky Way was #1 there. Twix was the pick in five states: South Carolina, Delaware, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
A handful of candy bars surprisingly only got one state each, including Snickers in South Dakota, Kit Kats in North Dakota, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups in West Virginia and M&M's in Nevada.
And New Hampshire went with Heath Bars, which are fine especially if you're feeling extra indulgent, but they're not exactly the hippest treat these days.
Here in Massachusetts, we are all about Milky Way Bars!
Here are a couple of ways you can celebrate National Candy Month.
Make some candy sushi, which is a lot sweeter sushi roll!
You can check out what people have been doing with candy sushi on Pinterest. Long pieces of candy (like Twizzlers) substitute for the fish and vegetable strips in real sushi, while rice is replaced by Rice Krispies. It's the most delicious roll-up you've ever had!
DIY your favorite candy
Take your favorite candy and duplicate it at home, Some great candidates to start are peanut butter cups, Kit Kats, and chocolate clusters. Get your baking on.
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