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Top 5 Braces Friendly Candies For Halloween


Halloween CandyIf you have worn braces or know someone who wears braces, you are painfully aware that any sticky, hard, chewy or crunchy foods should be limited or avoided. According to The American Association of Orthodontics says that those of you donning braces should avoid caramel, nuts, licorice, jelly beans, hard pretzels, bubble gum, candy corn, and lollipops. As Halloween draws closer, all of the brace faces out  there will be suffering. Thus, it is our job here at Bulkcandystore to ease the troubles of any brace wearer around.

We’ve put together a list of popular and tasty treats that are Halloween favorites and sure to show up on your next Trick-Or-Treating adventure. And parents, rest assured that your child’s braces will survive this Halloween, where the only scary thing is the prospect of those breaking wires and yet another trip to the orthodontist.

Here is the top 5 candies you can enjoy while you work on correcting that over bite.

  1. Peanut Butter Cups


Soft and creamy, these delicious treats are easy on braces and the taste buds! These yummy candies are Reese's Peanut Butter Cupsfrequently enjoyed by both people with and without braces, so have at it! These chocolaty, peanut buttery cups of delight are guaranteed to appear in your or your child’s candy basket this Halloween, and probably in abundance too. This is great news for you and your braces!

2. Hershey’s Kisses

These delectable little chocolate bites are the epitome of chocolate happiness! Because these chocolateHershey's Kisses delights have absolutely no crunchy, hard nuts or sticky, chewy caramel inside of them, anybody with braces can munch stress-free. You’ll definitely find them inside any Halloween candy bowl, and you’ll definitely want to take more than one (Even if its your own candy that you’re handing out!)

3. Sour Candy Tubes

These candies really pack a punch when it comes to sour flavor. Irresistibly tangy and fruity, these melt-in-your-mouth candy powder treats are perfect for anybody with braces to enjoy without consequence because the candy just melts away and doesn’t even have a chance against braces! And a great bonus is that there’s tons of flavors to choose from right here at Bulk candy store, including sour pineapple, sour raspberry, and even sour cotton candy!

4. Malt BallsMilk Chocolate Triple Dipped Malt Balls

These chocolate treats can’t defeat braces. Consisting of a malted milk ball base and a chocolate (either milk or dark) covering, these tiny chocolate treats are wonderful to eat and agree with braces. They’ll also most likely be a part of your or your child’s trick or treating candy selection, and those with braces can relax and enjoy a handful or two of these wonderful chocolate sweets. These yummy candies are available in multiple brands, most popularly Whoppers and Maltesers, and are a great way to enjoy a tasty candy snack without having your wires break.

5. Kit-KatsKit-Kat

These delicious chocolate candy treats are something that even braces can’t get in the way of! Munch yourself to paradise risk-free with these delectable sweets that will leave your taste buds satisfied! Kit Kats are an extremely popular candy bar that isn’t full of braces enemies such as caramel or nuts, and comes in a lot of flavors, such as white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate (there’s even a Halloween-themed orange colored Kit Kat!). It is most definitely going to be a part of you or your child’s trick-or-treating festivities, and now you won’t have to worry about the consequences of eating yummy candy because in this case there won’t be any!

So to all of those sporting braces this Halloween, don’t fret! There are these and many other similar candies, such as Kit Kats, that you can enjoy stress-free. Just be sure to avoid chewy, sticky candies like licorice and gummies. Even if you’re not satisfied with the amount of options you have, just remember it’s only temporary, and a sweet smile is worth sparing some sweet candy! (But don’t be afraid to chow down once those braces are off, you deserve it!)

Updated 10-29-19


By Ken Shenkman

I am one of the owners of Bulk Candy Store, a true omnichannel candy store. We have a retail store in West Palm Beach, FL., a website at and state fairs and festivals across the U.S.