Favorite Easter candy in Louisiana is Reese's Eggs, according to survey

Favorite Easter candy in Louisiana is Reese's Eggs, according to survey
Source: Offers.com
Source: Offers.com

(WAFB) - A recent survey about people's favorite Easter candy, traditions, and items for gift baskets found that the average U.S. family will spend $53 per person this Easter.

The survey, conducted by offers.com, also found what Louisianans like most about the holiday. Results are below:

  • Favorite Easter candy: Reese's Eggs
  • Favorite kind of chocolate bunny: Solid
  • How do you eat your chocolate bunny?: Snapping off the head
  • Love or hate peeps?: Love
  • Favorite tradition: Going to church
  • Favorite Easter basket item: Candy

As far as the national average, here are some results from across the nation:

Favorite Easter Candy

  • Reese's Eggs: 30%
  • Jelly beans: 19.6%
  • Chocolate bunny: 18.2%
  • Cadbury Eggs: 16.7%
  • Peeps: 10.1%
  • Other: 5%

Favorite Easter Traditions

  • Easter egg hunt: 33.1%
  • Going to church: 32.7%
  • Easter baskets: 29.9%
  • Dying Easter eggs: 29.8%
  • Confetti eggs: 6%
  • Photos with the Easter Bunny: 5.7%
  • Other: 4.2%

Easter Basket Wares

Almost 30% of those who took the survey say Easter baskets are their favorite tradition. Here are some things you're most likely to find in those baskets, according to the survey.

  • Candy: 55.5%
  • Activity items (crayons, movie passes, books, etc.): 32.6%
  • Money: 20.9%
  • Snacks: 18.2%
  • Clothes: 11.6%
  • Other: 8%
  • Jewelry: 6.3%

For full survey results, click here.

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