Candy corn is inarguably the single most iconic candy of Halloween. As soon as we see the white, yellow and orange stripes, we know it's time to start thinking about Halloween costumes, Halloween cocktails and Halloween recipes.
However, just as sure as candy corn is iconic, it's divisive. While the sugary bites are the season's most-purchased candy, they are always, always the ones that languish in our candy dishes, left to go stale and look sad. When we compiled our Best Halloween Candy Deathmatch, we purposefully left candy corn out because of its controversial nature. We did not mean to accidentally start a riot in the HuffPost newsroom, but it struck a particularly raw nerve with one of our colleagues:
— Paul B. Raushenbush (@raushenbush) October 15, 2013
Today for Paul, and for any of you whose candy corn-loving hearts we slighted, we'd like to extend an olive branch. We gathered together the best ways to show your candy corn pride on Etsy, all in one place. From fudge to decorations to straight up candy corn costumes, there's something here for every kind of candy corn lover.