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By Danielle Wolf

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Need cheap bulk candy? Once you've decided on your Halloween costume, it’s time to start stocking up on candy so you aren’t stuck with (milk)duds on Halloween.

This year, it's estimated that $2.6 billion will be spent on Halloween candy, according to, but we’re a little stingier than that. If you’re like us, you want the top candies without having to pay top dollar. Plan ahead, order online and get a sweet deal by buying candy in bulk. Here are some of the cheapest places to buy Halloween candy in bulk online:

1. Amazon

Huge Assorted Candy Party Mix Box (6.25 lbs), $36, Amazon

This 6-pound bag is a fun mix of Sour Patch Kids, Skittles, Twizzlers, Jolly Ranchers and more. Even the product reviews talk about how much trick-or-treaters love it!

Nestle Chocolate Assorted Minis Bag (40-ounces) $10, Amazon

There are about 100 pieces of favorites like Butterfinger, Nestle Crunch and Baby Ruth to share with the neighborhood ghouls.

Halloween Assorted Candy Party Mix (90-ounces), $38, Amazon

Armed with more than 200 pieces of individually wrapped Twizzlers, Nerds, Swedish Fish, Sour Patch Kids and Skittles, pretend you’re Oprah when doling out handfuls of candy.

Assorted Candy Party Mix (5 lbs), 13-ounces, $26, Amazon

This bag has all the originals: Tootsie Rolls, Laffy Taffys, Jawbreakers and Fireballs

Nestle Assorted Chocolate & Sugar (116 pieces) $14, Amazon

A few bags of these could feed the whole neighborhood! This includes Nestle favorites like Nerds, Gobstoppers, Crunch and Butterfingers.

AirHeads Bars Variety Pack (90-Count Box ), $12, Amazon

Give trick-or-treaters an old-school candy they’ll love! There are 38 to 40 mini-Airheads in a variety of flavors: cherry, orange, blue raspberry and watermelon. Maybe buy an extra bag just for yourself — for old time’s sake.

Skittles and Starburst Original Candy Bag (90 Fun-Size Pieces), $9, Amazon

Give kids a chance at winning the pink Starburst lottery, and give the losers a consolation prize by guaranteeing they’ll get at least one red Skittle.

M&M's Variety Mix Chocolate Fun Size Candy (150-Pieces), $26, Amazon

What’s not to love with the chocolatey goodness of M&M's? If the kids don’t like ‘em, then they need better taste!

Hershey's Chocolate Assorted Miniatures (2.6 lbs), $10, Amazon

This sweet bulk buy gives you 135 pieces of Hershey’s milk chocolate, dark chocolate, Mr. Goodbar and Krackel.

Brach's Candy Corn and Autumn Mix Duo (2 40-Ounce Bags), $16, Amazon

As divisive as candy corn is, there’s no debating the confection is synonymous with Halloween. And you’ll definitely get your fill with these two bags, one of which also features candy corn pumpkins.

2. Walmart

Hershey Halloween Candy Snack Size Assortment, (91 Ounces), $20, Walmart

With 315 miniatures of Reese's, Kit Kat, Twizzlers, Jolly Rancher Stix, Jolly Rancher Lollipops and Whoppers, there's something for everyone in this bag.

Fun Size Halloween Candy Grab Bag (3 92-Piece Bags), $15, Walmart

This old school mix of Life Savers, Skittles, Starburst and Hubba Bubba could easily feed all the trick or treaters coming by the house.

Hershey's Chocolate Candy Assortment, $9 (usually $10), Walmart

Chocolate lovers rejoice! Filled with Hershey's Kisses, Reese's and Hershey's miniatures, this party bag will satisfy any chocolate cravings.

York Peppermint Patties (40 Ounces), $9 (usually $10), Walmart

These little bites of minty goodness are always a hit with trick-or-treaters.

Swedish Fish And Sour Patch Kids Variety Pack (100 Bags), $10, Walmart

These individually wrapped bags of Swedish Fish, Sour Patch Kids and Sour Patch Watermelons are perfect for those who can't get enough of gummy candy.

Smarties Candy Rolls (5 Pounds), $24 (usually $30), Walmart

There's nothing more nostalgic than Smarties Candies! Bring back these classic treats this year with this five pound bag perfect for a Halloween party.

3. Dollar General

Tootsie Roll Pops (7.8 Ounces), $2, Dollar General

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?

Brach's Halloween Candy Kiddie Mix, $5, Dollar General

This kiddie mix is filled with classics like Now and Later, Warheads, Chewy Lemonheads and Super Bubble.

Nestle Assorted Halloween Fun Sized Chocolate, $5, Dollar General

From Butterfinger to Crunch and Baby Ruth, Nestle classics never fail to put a smile on a trick-or-treater's face.

4. Target

Albanese Fruit Flavored Gummy Worms (5 Pounds), $20, Target

Gummy Worms are perfect for your Halloween table, whether you use them as creepy additions to dishes or just pop them in a bowl for your guests to enjoy. With this 5-pound bag, there will be plenty to go around.

Laffy Taffy, Bottle Caps, SweeTarts and Nerds Halloween Variety Bag, $10, Target

Mix it up this Halloween with this 200-piece bag of Nerds, SweeTarts, Bottle Caps and Laffy Taffy.

Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Candy, $37, Target

Offer a big bowl of serve-yourself Reese’s Pieces at your Halloween feast. This huge bag is the perfect size for a crowd, plus you cut down on cost and waste by not buying several smaller bags.

5. Sam's Club

Utz Halloween Pretzel Treat Barrels (140 Bags), $15, Sam's Club

While most houses will be handing out candy, set yourself apart by giving out these individually-wrapped pretzel bags.

If you still need to get a Halloween costume for a little one, check out our list of the best Halloween costumes for babies and kids.

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