If you plan on hosting a holiday or Christmas party and you're not sure which holiday candies will impress or make your guests happy, a new study has come out showing each state's favorite holiday candy. Luckily, the results of this survey show that Iowa and Illinois have the same favorite holiday candy.

You can't go wrong with having any kind of candy at your holiday party. Chocolate, candy canes, sour candy, sweet candy, it will all be just fine. But if you want to make sure you have some type of sweet at your party that will make all of your guests happy, we can tell you what the average Quad Citian enjoys when it comes to holiday candy.

CandyStore.com conducted a survey to find out each state's favorite holiday candy. To do so, they reached out to CandyStore.com customers to find that out and got over 23,000 responses this year. They also checked in with major candy manufacturers and distributors to be sure their survey corresponded with the manufacturers and distributors' seasonal observations.

After gathering results from their survey, CandyStore.com created this map showing each state's favorite holiday candy for the 2021 holiday season.

Source: CandyStore.com.

According to CandyStore.com, Quad Citians love themselves som Peppermint Bark. If you want to learn how to make it, it's actually pretty simple to do.

Actually, Peppermint Bark was the favorite holiday candy among most of the states, 14. Most of the Midwest is huge Peppermint Bark fans. If you're not sure what holiday candy to have out this season, Peppermint Bark will probably be a very safe choice.

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