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My 10 Favorite Jelly Bean Flavors

When I was kid, Easter meant Easter baskets filled with candy, including jelly beans. So I decided to list my favorite jelly bean flavors.

Do you consider yourself a connoisseur when it comes to jelly bean flavors? Some companies offer a wide variety of options.

But here are my 10 favorites.

1. Licorice

Those little black jelly beans have always been my favorite. In fact, if I had to narrow it down to just one, that’d be my pick.

2. Lime

Lime is my second-favorite flavor, but they’re often so close to lemon that it’s hard to tell them apart.

3. Lemon

They tasted like lemonade in a gelatin form!

4. Orange

I think I see a pattern here when it comes to the citrus flavors. I’ve always loved oranges, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that they’d make this list.

5. Bubble Gum

6. Cream Soda

7. Strawberry Shortcake

8. Root Beer

9. Sour Apple

I’m not a huge fan of the several “sour” varieties available among jelly bean flavors, but if I had to pick one, apple would be it.

10. Tutti Frutti

When I last tried a jelly bean of this flavor, what I recall was something that tasted sort of like that classic red tropical punch flavor. (But I still prefer licorice.)


Which flavors would you most prefer in your Easter basket?

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Patrick is a Christian with more than 28 years experience in professional writing, producing and marketing. His professional background also includes social media, reporting for broadcast television and the web, directing, videography and photography. He enjoys getting to know people over coffee and spending time with his dog.