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Halloween candy for adults, from the boozy to the caffeinated

’Tis the season for candy corn and fun-size M&Ms. But if you’re way beyond proper trick-or-treating age and are craving something sweet, here are a few grown-up candies to stock up on this Halloween. Or any time of the year, really.

Sugarfina’s Rosé All Day Bears

The Internet-breaking candies had a supposed waitlist of
Photo Credit: Sugarfina

The Internet-breaking candies had a supposed waitlist of more than 18,000 people when they first debuted. The Whispering Angel Rosé-infused gummy bears imported from Germany are now back in stock, just in time for some wine-based tricks and treats. $8.50; multiple locations, sugarfina.com

Roni-Sue’s Chocolates Aphrodisiac Collection

The Lower East Side chocolate shop's collection of
Photo Credit: Paul Wagtouicz

The Lower East Side chocolate shop's collection of dark chocolate ganache truffles are made with a variety of fruits, liqueurs and spices that are believed to have aphrodisiac properties. These might include absinthe, banana, passion fruit, pomegranate, fig and roses. $26/12 pieces, $40/16 pieces; 148 Forsyth St., 212-677-1216, roni-sue.com.

Cranberry Sweets’ wine, beer and cider fruit jellies

Cabernet sauvignon, white merlot, white zinfandel, chardonnay, Angry
Photo Credit: Cranberry Sweets’ Hard Apple Cider

Cabernet sauvignon, white merlot, white zinfandel, chardonnay, Angry Orchard hard apple cider and Deschutes Brewery's Inversion IPA are just some of the alcoholic beverages used to make this Oregon-based maker of pates de fruits -- or fruit jellies. $7.50/each; cranberrysweets.com

Cacao Prieto’s coffee and sea salt chocolate

You're not going to waste an $8 chocolate
Photo Credit: Cacao Prieto

You're not going to waste an $8 chocolate bar on a kid. Especially one that's made with 72% single-origin organic Dominican Cacao, dark-roasted Dominican coffee and Caribbean sea salt. $8; 218 Conover St., Red Hook, 347-225-0130, cacaoprieto.com.

Charm School Chocolate’s vanilla cappuccino crunch

The Baltimore-based vegan chocolatier, which is sold in
Photo Credit: Charm School Chocolate

The Baltimore-based vegan chocolatier, which is sold in select retailers such as The Greene Grape in Fort Greene and Chelsea Market Baskets, coats Fair Trade coffee beans with a rich, vanilla bean white couverture. $12.99; charmschoolchocolate.com.

Sockerbit’s romrussin fudge

Rum raisin is a classic combo, found in
Photo Credit: Sockerbit’s rum/raisin fudge

Rum raisin is a classic combo, found in anything from ice cream to tiramisu to fudge. Swedish candy store Sockerbit's delicate romrussin is among fudge options that also include vanilla, raspberry licorice and, of course, chocolate. $3.25/quarter pound; 89 Christopher St., 212-206-8170, sockerbit.com.

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