37 Sweet Candy Riddles 

Last Updated on May 16, 2023 by Michele Tripple

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Candy riddles are a perfectly sweet way to exercise your brain and indulge in your taste buds as they combine the challenge of solving a puzzle with a deliciously sweet treat. Whether you love chocolate or gummy bears these candy riddles will tease your brain. 

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Riddles are the perfect way to engage with your friends and family as you test your wits and creativity. They are perfect to use as an icebreaker, to pass the time in the car, or when you are all gathered around the table.

Candy riddles are sure to bring a smile to your face and a sugar rush to your taste buds. So get ready to see if you can solve these riddles on the first try.

If you are looking for even more riddle fun, be sure to check out our Who Am I Riddles? and our Confusing Riddles .

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Best candy riddles 

Candy riddle with an assortment of unwrapped candy and a blue border.

Q: How do programmers like their candy corn?

A: Byte-sized!

Q: What parasites do candy corns get?

A: Gummy worms.

Q: Why didn’t the ghost eat his candy corn?

A: He didn’t have the stomach for it.

Q: Where do ghosts buy their candy corn?

A: At the ghostery store!

Q: What do you call candy corn at the beach?

A: Sandy corn!
Candy riddle with rainbow candy store and blue border.

Q: What candy do you eat on the playground?

A: Recess pieces.

Q: What country did candy come from?

A: Sweeten.

Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth?

A: A gummy bear!

Q: What do you call candy that was stolen?

A: Hot chocolate!

Q: What does Bigfoot say when he ask for candy?

A: Trick-or-feet.
Candy riddle with three round candies and blue border.

Q: What is a spaceman’s favorite chocolate?

A: A marsbar!

Q: What kind of beans grow in the Easter Bunny’s garden?

A: Jelly beans!

Q: What type of candy is never on time?

A: Choco-LATE.

Q: What’s a dentist’s worst nightmare?

A: A lion that loves candy.

Q: What’s the most popular sweet at the North Pole?

A: Ice crispy treats.
Candy riddle with pink gumball machine and blue border.

Q: Why did the boy put candy under his pillow?

A: Because he wanted sweet dreams!

Q: What is a monkey’s favorite cookie?

A: Chocolate chimp!

Q: What do you get when you dip a kitten in chocolate?

A: A Kitty Kat bar!

Q: Who is the best candy (w)rapper?

A: Eminem!

There’s white and milk and dark
These three types you might eat
As a type of candy
It really can’t be beat.

A: Chocolate.
Candy riddle with a rainbow arch of unwrapped lollipops and blue border.

I’m sometimes dark but I’m not a room with curtains
I sometimes contain peanut butter but I’m not a sandwich
I’m sometimes melted but I’m not an ice cube
I’m sometimes in cookies but I’m not a raisin
I’m sometimes a bar but I’m not made of metal
I’m sometimes a chip but I’m not made of potato.

What am I?

A: Chocolate.

I’m made of two colors
And I look just like a hook
You’ll give me a lick
But I’m not something you cook

A: Candy Cane.

You might look just like a shepherd
If you hold a big one of me
The stripy colors make it look
As though Canada’s my country

A: Candy Cane.

I’m usually seen at Christmas
But I’m not a stocking or a bell
I am red and white in color
And shaped a bit like the letter L

A: Candy Cane.

With red and white stripes
It’s something you lick
Despite it looking
Like a hockey stick

A: Candy Cane.
Candy riddle with pink and green wrapped candy and blue border.

I have stripes but I’m not a zebra
I look like a hook but have nothing to do with Peter Pan
I’m normally red and white but I’m not the Canadian flag
I can be eaten but I’m not a strawberry jelly sandwich
I’m minty but I’m the opposite of toothpaste

What am I?

A: Candy Cane.

Q: I’m a food that is sweet. I’m red and white. I can be curled big or little. I’m a holiday treat.

What am I?

A: Candy cane.

Q: I’m usually seen at Christmas, but I’m not a stocking or a bell. I am red and white in color. And shaped a bit like the letter J.

What am I? 

A: Candy cane.

Q: I sometimes come as a slab.
And sometimes come as a chip.
I sometimes come as a bar.
Or fondue in which to dip.

What could I be?

A: Chocolate.

Q: How can the word candy be spelled with 2 letters?

A: C and y.
Candy riddle with an assortment of candies and blue border.

Q: I’m a candy that is very sticky. It can blow bubbles. You chew it, but don’t swallow.

What am I?

A: Bubble gum.

Q: I’m a candy that looks like a cloud. I come on a stick and I dissolve in your mouth.

What am I?

A: Cotton candy.

A group of men walks into a candy store. There are two fathers and two sons. They each buy a candy bar for 50 cents. The total for all of the candy bars was $1.50.

How is that possible?

A: There was a grandfather, a father, and a son.

Q: I purchased two different pieces of candy. Together they cost $1.10. One candy cost one dollar more than the other candy.

What was the price of each piece of candy?

A: One was $0.05, and the other was $1.05.

Q: I am a stick that’s stuck in a ball of sweetness.

What am I?

A: Lollipop.
Candy riddle with rainbow candy store and blue border.

Q: What do you call a sharpened candy cane?

A: A spearmint.

Q: What does a candy cane say to another candy cane during a strong storm?

A: **Hurry**cane!

Q: Why did the man keep reloading the picture of the candy cane at the potluck?

A: He was in charge of refresh mints.

Q: What do you call a candy cane with graduated markings?

A: A measure-mint device.

Q: What’s red, white, and blue?

A: A sad candy cane.

Do you have some other favorite candy riddles? Share them in the comments so that we can try to solve them!

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