Here comes Peter Cotton tail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippity hoppity, Easter's on it's way...and it has been since the day after Valentine's Day.

We went from buying heart shaped boxes of chocolate to egg shaped, well...eggs, filled with chocolate.

Chocolate bunnies, eggs, Peeps...and whelp, jelly beans.

Yes, chocolate jelly beans are a thing (I guess I sort of already knew that) and according to, they're Illinois' favorite jelly bean.

Source: 10+ years online candy sales data from
Seriously? Jelly beans are not how chocolate was meant to be enjoyed.

I guess it could be worse, it could be black licorice; which was the nation's favorite jelly bean overall...until now. America's new favorite? Buttered popcorn.

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