See’s Candies Lollypops: Which sweet flavor should you lick first?

See's Candies Lollypops, photo by Cristine Struble
See's Candies Lollypops, photo by Cristine Struble /

While See’s Candies has over 100 years of bringing deliciousness to its legions of fans, there is more than just its iconic peanut brittle on the shelf. For many people the See’s Candies Lollypops are the simple pleasure that must be satisfied. Although there might not be a question about how many licks it takes to devour the candy, some people will debate which flavor is the best.

See’s Candies Lollypops come in several different flavors. Putting aside special seasonal offerings, there are seven core flavors that are usually readily available. They are Vanilla, Butterscotch, Café Latte, Chocolate, Chocolate Caramel, Root Beer and Cinnamon. While all flavors are available individually, the first four flavors are also available in a variety pack.

Although everyone is entitled to their opinion, this ranking is based on flavor versatility. While some people might like sweet over spice, sometimes it is about ensuring the box will be eaten versus a one-off enjoyment.

See’s Candies Lollypops ranked

7. Cinnamon

There is something to be said about spicy sweet, but a cinnamon flavor can be a little polarizing for some people. For anyone who likes a little tingle, this option is quite satisfying. Also, consider cracking the candy off the stick to add as a topping to other desserts. That burst of cinnamon can be quite tasty.

6. Vanilla

While some people might find vanilla a little unexciting, this flavor definitely brings the sweet. Although far from boring, it is best when enjoyed at certain time. As a substitute for a dessert, this flavor is a great option.

5. Chocolate Caramel

Bringing definite dessert vibes, this duo flavor might be the one that dessert lovers crave. It is quite decadent in just that little bite. More importantly, both flavors stand out.

4. Root Beer

In some ways, this flavor brings back those old-fashioned candy shop moments. Although not shaped like a root beer bottle, it has that classic flavor. One fun option is to use this candy to infuse some liquor. For anyone who likes a sweet cocktail, it is worth an experiment.

3. Chocolate

One of the classic See’s Candies Lollypops flavor, chocolate is always a favorite. Without being too sweet, the flavor satisfies the deepest chocolate cravings. Some people might be known to hide a few from the variety pack box.

2. Café Latte

Bringing all the flavors from the coffee cup, the café latte is clearly a top choice. When that mug isn’t convenient, this candy flavor delivers those favorite robust flavors. And, if you are looking to boost that java, one can be melted in the bottom of a mug for a little extra sweetness.

1. Butterscotch

Probably the most classic flavor, Butterscotch brings all the nostalgic memories. Whether it was grandma who always had this candy in the bowl to just a little sweetness to keep the kids quiet, there is something timeless about a butterscotch candy.

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