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What Your Favorite Candy Says About Your Personality

If you're curious to find out what your favorite candy reveals about your personality type, keep reading

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What Your Favorite Candy Says About Your Personality

If you're curious to find out what your favorite candy reveals about your personality type, keep reading

Even the most devoted health food fiends have a go-to candy. No matter how often you choose to indulge your sweet tooth, there’s always that one item you gravitate towards. And much like music tastes or preferred movie genres, the type of candy you crave can reveal a lot about your personality.

Keep reading to learn what your candy of choice says about who you are. And if your dessert cravings are now triggered, consider trying one of these wholesome eats on our list of 40 Healthy Snack Ideas to Keep You Slim.

1

Gummy Bears

If you crave these adorably-shaped bites of sweetened gelatin, chances are you’re a little bit of a kid at heart. You’re an optimist and an extrovert who loves surrounding yourself with like-minded, positive people. Your (many) friends would describe you as warm, loyal, and full of life.

2

Lollipops

Lollipop stick

Unless you’re one of those masochists who bites the entire pop off of the stick, lollipop lovers are generally a reserved bunch. You’re not one to make the first move in relationships, whether they are platonic or romantic. Instead, you like to take your time to get to know someone, and hold off on opening up until you’re familiar with them.

3

Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate

Given the many reported benefits of dark chocolate, there’s a good chance you’re a health nut. Opting for a rich, more subtly sweet dessert suggests you are a mature realist with a good head on your shoulders. You may also be the type of person who sips on a glass of red wine instead of pounding margaritas and prefers intimate gatherings to large, raucous parties.

Want to make sure you’re eating the healthiest dark chocolate out there? Take a glance at our list of The 17 Best & Worst Dark Chocolates.

4

M&Ms

Candy

These shell-encased chocolates are the perfect pick for the many roadtrips you’re destined to go on. M&M lovers are adventurous and always ready to head out on a journey with only a moment’s notice. Much like your favorite candy, you have a colorful personality and a tendency to keeping friends and family on their toes.

5

Gumballs

Girl blowing bubble gum

“How do you have so much energy?” is a question you’re used to hearing daily. You’re a go-getter with plenty of ambition and an occasional lack of patience. You’re one of those rare morning people who springs out of bed sans alarm clock, regardless of how much sleep you’ve had the night before.

6

Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate peanut butter wood

You’re bold, ambitious, and independent. You know what you want and aren’t afraid to go after it. Occasionally, you’re typecast as intimidating or unapproachable, but you’re actually a very loyal friend to everyone in your small circle.

Curious about what peanut butter reigns supreme? Check out our list of  The 36 Top Peanut Butters—Ranked!

7

Starbursts

Starbursts

Vibrant, kind, and easy going, you were definitely one of the cool kids growing up. You tend to wear your emotions on your sleeve and struggle to relate to people who don’t express themselves similarly. You’re the caretaker of your friend group; whenever anyone has a problem, you’re the one they turn to for advice.

8

Licorice

Licorice

You’re a little bit old-school. You love black and white movies, multiple course dinners, and hardcopy books. You’re a stickler when it comes to rules and punctuality and appreciate when others are as well. Friends and colleagues admire you for your discipline, work ethic, and sophistication.

9

Rasinettes

Yogurt raisins

During the week, you’re buttoned up and professional, but you love to let loose once Friday night rolls around. You’re good at keeping your work life and personal drama separate, which is sometimes necessary because when you choose to party, you’re all in. Quiet at first, you quickly open up to others, especially when music and drinks are involved.

10

Sour Gummies

Red white green candy

More than anyone else, you’re known for living on the edge and making bold decisions. You’re always the life of the party and many people would describe you as the most interesting person they’ve met. You’re impulsive, outgoing, and fearless and find yourself in some unique circumstances as a result.

11

Snickers

Snickers bar

You were an athlete in school and continue to be very sports and fitness minded. You like to spend your weekends hiking, hitting the gym, or going for a run whenever possible. Perhaps from your years spent on an actual team, you’re supportive, loyal, and group-oriented. You’re also a huge dog lover.

12

Caramel Chews

Caramel

For you, life is all about learning. The intellectual in your friend group, you’re always eager to discover more about the world you live in. You value friends with a similar thirst for knowledge and gravitate towards people you think you can learn something from. Reserved around larger groups, you’re not afraid to show your light hearted side when you’re amongst close friends.

Now that you’ve learned a little bit more about your candy personality, are you curious about how your go-to treat ranks in terms of nutrition? Our list of Every Single Halloween Candy–Ranked! breaks it down.