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Most popular Christmas candy in each U.S. state

Hershey Kisses are popular in states such as

Hershey Kisses are popular in states such as Colorado and Alaska, according to candystore.com. Photo Credit: Hershey's

With the holidays approaching, candystore.com determined the most popular Christmas candy in each U.S. state. The online bulk candy store surveyed more than 50,000 customers to discover their favorite holiday sweet treats.

According to The National Retail Federation, an average consumer will spend $110 on candy and food, and 59 percent of holiday sales are expected to be online. In fact, 1.76 billion candy canes are made every year for the holiday season, and that’s just one type of holiday treat.

Take a look at the survey results below to find out which candy made the No. 1 spot in your state — the results may surprise you.

Alabama—Reindeer corn

Alaska—Hershey Kisses

Arizona—Pez

Arkansas—Starbust

California—Peppermint bark

Colorado—Hershey Kisses

Connecticut—M&M’s

Delaware—Candy canes

Florida—Skittles

Georgia—Candy canes

Hawaii—Starburst

Idaho—M&M’s

Illinois—Jolly Ranchers

Indiana—Snickers

Iowa—M&M’s

Kansas—Peppermint bark

Kentucky—M&M’s

Louisiana—Pez

Maine—Candy canes

Maryland—Reese’s Pieces

Massachusetts—Skittles

Michigan—Reindeer Corn

Minnesota—Jolly Ranchers

Mississippi—Snickers

Missouri—Starburst

Montana—Skittles

Nebraska—Hershey Kisses

Nevada—Peppermint Bark

New Hampshire—Candy canes

New Jersey—Reese’s Minis

New Mexico—Pez

New York—Skittles

North Carolina—Pez

North Dakota—Chocolate Santa

Ohio—Pez

Oklahoma—Starburst

Oregon—Reese’s Minis

Pennsylvania—Candy Canes

Rhode Island—M&M’s

South Carolina—Pez

South Dakota—Reese’s Minis

Tennessee—M&M’s

Texas—Pez

Utah—Reindeer Corn

Vermont—Candy canes

Virginia—M&M’s

Washington—Candy canes

West Virginia—Peppermint Bark

Wisconsin—Pez

Wyoming—M&M’s

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