‘With a little sugar, topped with a pinch of spice to get something nice.’
The popularity of Mexican candies is no longer limited to just Mexico. They are enjoyed universally without discrimination and the credit for the same can be given to their unique combination of sweet-sour and spicy taste. These mouth-watering candies are perfect for all ages and are readily available, thanks to e-commerce sites like Amazon. Here are our top picks for the eighty best Mexican Candies, that are sure to soothe your taste buds and leave you craving for more.
The taste of dried mango combined with the chili layer is enough to make my mouth water. Perhaps the most famous of all Mexican Candies, Vero Mango is a perfect treat for everyone.
These crumbly delights are made of peanuts and melt in your mouth right away. The texture is a little grainy but they melt right in your mouth, leaving your taste buds asking for more. Also, opening a Marzipan without breaking is no less than an art!
A perfect blend of the sweetness of watermelon combined with the spiciness of chilies, Vero Rebanaditas watermelon flavour is perfect for everyone who like fruity flavours.
Resembling a cute clown, Paleta Payaso is a marshmallow lollipop covered with sinful chocolate and encrusted with sour gummies. This fun candy delivers what it preaches and is another must have among all Mexican candies.
Tamarind is a favourite ingredient in almost all Mexican candies and this tamarind flavoured candy is a clear winner among all of them. The tangy taste of tamarind is combined with the spiciness of chilies and gets all your taste buds tingling. A push up bottle makes it easier to squeeze out, whenever you feel like having candy
A hard candy filled with sweet caramel and infused with chili is what makes Jovy Revolcadtas so tasty. These treats are an amalgamation of sweetness, spiciness and watermelon fruitiness.
As the name suggests, Limon 7 salt & Lemon Powder Mexican candy is a mouth-watering combination of salt and tangy lemon. Perfect for those who crave sourly flavours.
Indy Dedos Spicy and Sour Mexican candy has a tamarind taste at its core but is also spicy and salty at the same time. The salt cuts into the sourness of tamarind and the chilies provide the right amount of spice.
Yet another tasty product from Vero! Pica Gomas Sandia Watermelon Flavoured Mexican Candy has the fruity taste of watermelon, combined with the spicy flavour of chilies. A perfect combination of sweetness and spiciness, Vero Pica Gomas Sandia is perfect for all watermelon lovers!
10. Pabsa’s Portico
Popularly called ‘Tico Tico’, this tangy candy has chillies and salt as its central flavours. However, the sweetness of the candy in powdered form can also not be ignored here. In the end, what we get is a combination of tangy spicy sweetness.
A multipurpose candy that can be also used as a seasoning, Lucas Gusano Tamarind Flavoured Liquid Mexican candy has tamarind as its core ingredient with a little spice of chilies.
The refreshing taste of mango combined with salt and a dash of chilies is what makes Lucas’s Mango Mexican candy so different from others. It comes in a dispenser and even in small packets. Choose whatever suits you!
If you google ‘Beer Pops’, the name the results that would pop out would be all about Vero Mexican Candy Tarrito Fruit Flavoured Lollipops. These pineapple flavoured lollipops have a fizzy texture, which is eerily close to beer foam. What makes this lollipop is the absence of any sort of chili layer that Mexican lollipops generally have.
Sweet, Sour and Spice are in perfect harmony in De La Rosa’s Caramelos Suaves Acidulados Con Chile Mexican candy. This soft, chewy candy would leave you wanting for more, from the first bite itself.
Bazukazo Tarugos Tamarind flavoured sticks are layered with chili to give your taste buds the right amount of savoury flavour of tamarind and an outline of chili. Munch on these sticks whenever you are in the mood of something savoury.
Mexicans have also the art of milk chocolates as is clearly evident by Aldama Mini Obleas Con Cajeta. These milk candy wafers have just the right amount of sweetness and the creamy texture of milk chocolate make this even more heavenly.
17. Pica Limon Candy
These lemon flavoured bombs have perfected the tanginess of lemon with the spiciness of chillies. Don’t worry as the candy is mostly tangy sweet, with just the right hint of chilly.
De La Rosa Candy Pulparindo Watermelon bars are everyone’s favourite and who can resist the zesty flavour of tamarind with the fresh fruitiness of watermelon. Try these out and I am sure, they would liven up your day!
A perfect mixture of tamarind, sugar, salt, chili and lemon can be found in here. Miguelito Chamoy Chilito En Polvo Mexican Candy Chili Powder can be also used for seasoning on multiple food items.
The rich taste of hazelnut combined with milk chocolate and the freshness of strawberries is what makes Duvalin’s Choc Strawberry one of the most popular Mexican milk chocolates out there.
Who would have thought that strawberry would go this well with chilli? Elotes Flavour Strawberry Chilli lollipop has made this weird combination actually taste good. Don’t be sceptical to try this chilli layered strawberry lollipop.
Aldama’s Obleas are mini milk chocolate wafers whose beauty lies in their simplicity. Made of a humble mixture of milk, chocolate, sugar, caramel and flour, these milk wafers will definitely delight your taste buds.
Pulparindo comes in different flavours but the freshness of succulent mangoes combined with the tanginess of tamarind is difficult to resist or ignore. If you love mangoes then you should definitely try these little treats.
The hotness of tamarind sauce combined with the freshness of watermelons are something that should not be ignored! Lucas Salsagheti Gusanos Sandia are hot and sweet Mexican candies that will take your palette to the next level and should definitely not be missed!
These chilies coated mango pops are a miniature version of Vero Chili Mango Candy lollipops. What makes these small delights different from the former is their texture and chewy taste. They come in about 100 small packets so that, you can go on munching whenever you feel like!
The sweetness of watermelon is perfectly counter balanced by bursts of chillies in Beny Locochas Watermelon flavoured candies. The hard exterior is watermelon flavoured and as soon as you bite in, you will also start getting a tantalizing taste of chilli.
These fruity candies with a tamarind core and bursts of chilies are a great snacking item. Chaca-Chaca’s soft texture melts in your mouth from the first bite and the fruity flavours are something, you won’t forget for a very long time.
You never know what candy you are going in a bag of Jovy Revolcados with Chili Mix, Assorted Flavoured Candy. Hard candies, lollipops with flavours ranging from fruity to chili, this goody bag has got it all!
Filled with the freshness of strawberries and cherries, Vero Manita Candy is a cute hand shaped candy with the right amount of sugar rush. You can munch on these cute buttons whenever you feel like!
A triple delight, Mini Bubulubu has a chocolate layer and the core is filled with two layers of strawberry and marshmallow. One bite will not be enough and you would keep asking for more!
Chamoy, which is a Mexican condiment made from pickled fruits is combined with tamarind, yet another popular Mexican ingredient. These two succulent flavours are further mixed with the freshness of mango and the sweetness of caramel. Pulparindo Carmelos have unique flavours which make this Mexican Candy a revelation of its own.
Canel’s Original Gum Box is available in five flavours and these include: spearmint, peppermint, tutti fruity, cinnamon and violet. The unique thing about these are that they all are made of natural flavours, which is quite rare.
Pelon Peloneta are tangy lollipop which has three layers-an outer layer of tamarind, a layer of mango and a chili centre. These three delicious flavour give these lollipops a spicy-sweet- tangy flavour-all in one go!
Beny Locochas comes very close in replicating actual mango flavour! The taste resembles the fresh fruitiness of mango and is sweet enough to satisfy everyone with a sweet tooth.
This hot, spicy candy filled with chamoy will tingle all your taste buds. Lucas Gusano, Chamoy Flavor Hot Liquid Candy is definitely not for the faint hearted! Have this one if you really like spicy flavours!
The freshness of watermelon combined with hot chilies are something you won’t get everywhere. Lucas Muecas Watermelon Flavor Lollipop w/Chili Powder Mexican Candy is perfect for everyone who is sick of eating too much sweet candies!
This Pulparindo has extra spice, apart from the tamarind flavour and is for everyone who has a high palette tolerance for spicy things.
The smoothness of vanilla cream combined with strawberry and covered with a chocolate layer will surely tempt anyone! Try Duvalin Strawberry Vanilla Candy Creams to fire up all your happy hormones.
Chili Rokas have assorted flavours, a chili centre and fruity hard exteriors. It will be difficult to guess which flavour you will get as you dig in these goodies. The flavours range from mango, watermelon, tamarind and pineapple.
Jovy Limonazo are lemony tangy candies, enhanced with salt and would hit all the right notes for everyone who likes salty- sour things. The classic taste of lemon and salt is enough to make your mouth water!
Miguelito Raqueta Paleta Enchilada flavoured hot candy has the perfect balance of everything. Chilies mixed with sugar and the mouth-watering taste of enchilada is what makes this candy so amazing!
Vero Pica Fresa Chili Strawberry Gummy Candy is strawberry infused with spicy chilies. The chewy gummy texture might irritate some, but for people like me, the chewier it gets, the better it tastes!
The infusion of chamoy brings out all the right flavours from the sweetness of candies in Lucas Muecas Lollipop with Chili Powder Chamoy.
The original taste of tamarind is in the tastiest form in PELON PELO RICO Candy. There is a hint of chilies too but the overpowering taste of tamarind dominates this candy.
Miguelito El Original is what most Mexican candies stand for. Taste the classic Mexican candy with no added adulterations in this one. Composed mainly of Mexican spices, this candy is a treat for everyone who loves spicy things!
The infusion of chamoy, a classic Mexican condiment with the freshness of watermelon is what Pelon Peloneta Chamoy Con Sanida Lollipop all about. You can munch to your heart’s content on this one!
47. Lucas Pelucas
A touch of spice and sugar in tamarind is what Lucas Pelucas is all about. The best part is that the spicy part is not overpowering and therefore this candy can be enjoyed!
A perfect balance between sugar and spice is also achieved by Indy, Candy Cerillos. This candy is mainly made up of water, chilies, sugar and corn syrup. The subtle spice is perfect even for people who generally have a low tolerance for spicy things.
Orange is a classic flavour that is loved my many and Pico Mediano, The Original Orange Flavor Hot Candy Powder just took this flavour to the next level. Chillies infused orange is as mouth-watering as it sounds and is perfect for everyone who loves Mexican candies.
50. Lucas Chamoy / Mango Chamoy & Mango Flavoured Powder
The classic spicy flavour of chamoy mixed with the fresh sweetness of mango is yet another tasty tit bit offered by Lucas Chamoy . A must for everyone who loves mangoes!
51. Vero Elotes Candy
Vero’s Elotes candy is a corn shaped strawberry lollipop with a spicy outer covering. Its spicy-salty in the beginning but in a few seconds, a rich flavour of strawberry overwhelms every other flavour.
The chewy taste of tamarind is mixed with spicy chillies in De La Rosa’s Candy Pulparindo Spicy. The tamarind core does overpower but you get a good kick of chillies.
53. Vero Pico Goma
One of the spiciest candies around, Vero Pico Goma is a confection made of mostly chillies, sugar, water and tamarind. These spicy little treats are sure to delight you from the first bite itself!
No one does Mango better than Lucas! Their Salsagheti mango flavour is yet another brilliant example of how well the sweetness of mango goes with the spiciness of chillies.
Give a twist to the taste of your favourite fruit with Pelon Picositos Fruit Seasoning. It can also be had as a candy as the classic taste of tamarind mixed with chillies is something which never gets old!
Taza is knowm for their dark chocolates and their Organic Chocolate Mexicano Super Dark Disc is the proof of the same. About sixty five percent pure, you can now enjoy cocoa at its purest form.
This bundle comes up with three separate packets of bestselling Vero candies- Rellerindo, Revanadita and Mango con Chile. Enjoy the fruity flavours of mango and watermelon with a hint of spice.
Two sets of lollipops containing mango and chamoy flavour. While the mango flavour is a ‘safe’ choice and suitable for everyone, Chamoy is perfect for adventurous taste buds. Experience the sweet and the spicy with Lucas Muecas!
These tangy sweet tamarind candies come in a variety of colours and it would be difficult to stop at only one. Pelon Pelonetes Tamarind Candy is a must try for everyone who loves tangy things!
Canel’s gums come in fresh fruity flavours too and these include, apple, banana, cherries and grapes. These gums will refresh your palette in no time whatsoever!
Marias Coco Especial Coconut Slice Candy Bars are traditional Mexican coconut bars having a moist texture and an overpowering taste of coconuts. This saccharine infused with flavourful coconut is something everyone should have!
62. Tama-Roca Natural Tamarind with Salt and Chili 40 Count (800g Pack)
The simplicity of the ingredients is this candy’s biggest strength. Tamarind with salt and chili are the main ingredients, giving it a spicy-salty taste. One of my favourite treats, Tama-Roca Natural Tamarind is perfect for everyone who loves sour food items.
63. Flautirriko Tarugos Tamarindo Tamarind Candy Sticks
Flautirriko Tarugos Tamarindo sticks have a salty- sweet taste with a hint of chillies. I did not find these to be overpoweringly spicy as I expected and they were leaning more on the salty-sweet side.
64. Bubbaloo Platano Banana Mexican Gum 1 Pack of 50pcs
I never imagined that gum could come in banana flavour! And also taste so good! Bubbaloo Platano Banana Mexican Gum is a revelation in its own. The refreshing taste of banana stays with you long after you finish it!
65. Limon 7 Paleta (Lollipop Covered with Lemon and Salt Powder)
A Lemon and salt covered lollipop to suck on is a dream come true! The refreshing taste of lemon and the tantalizing taste of salt is a treat. Try Limon 7 Paleta if you love sour things!
66. Farley’s Mexican Hats
Farley’s Mexican hats come in a variety of flavours, from cinnamon, beer, anise, spearmint and clove. You never know what you will get as you dive in through this bag of goodies.
67. JuJu Mexican Fiesta Hats, 5lb Bulk Bag
JuJu Mexican Fiesta Hats in candy form are not only adorable to look at but they are also tasty enough to gobble up. These chewy, gummy hats are mainly made of corn syrup and come in different artificial flavours.
Dark Chocolate combined with the freshness of coffee is a flavour every coffee connoisseur will love. The bitterness of coffee compliments the dark chocolate so well that one bite of Taza Chocolate Mexicano Chocolate Disc won’t be enough!
Who would have thought cucumber could also work as a candy? Well, Alteno Super Pepino sure did and gave us a radical new flavour- cucumber with hint of chillies in the sweetness of candy. So be unconventional too and nibble on these unique candies!
Taza Chocolate Mexicano Chocolate Disc Sampler attempts to please everyone by its multitude flavours. It contains eight chocolate discs infused with different flavours. Vanilla, Coffee, Chipotle Chili, Guajillo Chili, 85% Super Dark Chocolate, Cacao Puro, Salted Almond and Cinnamon are the flavours it is available in. Dive in and select your favourite one!
Almonds covered with the goodness of sinful chocolates is something all chocoholics love and this Taza has perfected this popular combination by retaining the texture of almonds and the smoothness of chocolate to get an amazing product.
72. Betamex Tarugo Tamarindo Enchilado Mexican Tamarind Candy (Hot)
These hot tamarinds are enchilada flavoured and sold in the shape of tiny balls. They are really spicy and are not for the faint hearted. Betamex Tarugo Tamarindo Enchilado Mexican Tamarind Candy is recommended for everyone who loves spicy things.
Taza Chocolate Chocolate Covered Hazelnuts encrusted on chocolates is yet another combination that I love. The sinfulness of chocolates, topped with delicious hazelnuts is something that you won’t be able to resist.
74. Rockaleta 30ct Counter Display
This many layered lollipops are sweet, tangy and spicy- all at once. Take a big bite or slowly savour or the layers. One thing is for sure—you will keep ordering Rockaleta more!
75. Lucas BomVaso (Bombaso or Bom Vaso), 10/1.2 Ounce
Spicy hot but with infused sweetness, Lucas BomVaso are gums which taste amazing after any meal. These are mostly spicy and therefore caution is advised for people with low spice tolerance!
76. Alvbro Pollito Asado (Little Chicken Lollipop Hot)
Alvbro Pollito Asado are little chicken shaped lollipops, not only cute to look at but also tasty enough to eat. The sweet, spicy and sour flavour hit your taste palette all at once, leaving you with a delicious aftertaste.
77. Slaps Cachepigui
A sweet candy, Slaps Cachepigui come in different fruity flavours from watermelon to green apple, you never know which one will you get!
78. Checolines Forritos Chilarines Tamarindo Confitadao
Checolines Forritos Chilarines Tamarindo Confitadao flavoured candies are mostly sweet, with a hint of spice (very slight). A popular candy in Mexico, you will surely get addicted after your first bite!
79. Ibarra Mexican Chocolate
Ibarra Mexican chocolate is mainly used to make delicious hot chocolates and I guarantee that the taste is absolutely divine! Dive into this sinful goodness and I promise you won’t regret it!
80. De La Rosa Dulces Mexican Candy 4 lb Pinata Mix Filler
Perfect for parties, A packet of Pinata Mix filler would leave you spoiled for choices. This bag of assorted goodies is perfect to liven up any party and are a must have for all celebrations!
So, when in doubt on what candy to try next, do give Mexican candies a try. If you have trouble deciding then don’t forget to go through our selection and start your love affair with Mexican candies!