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Considering a candy buffet for your wedding reception favors? Don’t miss these tips to save money on your candy buffet!

– not only do they create a nice looking display but they also double as a wedding favor for your guests. Kind of awesome, right? When you’re on a budget, you’ll need to watch your spending on this wedding detail, as it can easily add up!

Candy buffets are very popular at weddings

1. Buy Candy in Bulk Fill your larger containers with larger items so you don’t break the bank. Use the smaller containers for denser or more expensive candies; we’re using our smallest containers for Hershey’s Kisses, Runts, and Skittles.

3 Ways to Cut Costs for your Candy Buffet

2. Select Sweets Other than Candy  Another great sweet option is marshmallows — it’s amazing how many different marshmallow choices there are, and marshmallows are puffy and pretty attractive. We want our candy buffet to be colorful, so we’re having 1 container of Fruit Loops and 1 container of mini flavored marshmallows.

Experts suggest having enough for 6-8 ounces of candy per guest. If you want to make your candy buffet a more affordable venture, check out the following tips.

3. Add Salty Snacks Consider adding potato chips and pretzels to your candy buffet — everyone loves a little salt with their sweets! There are so many chocolate-covered savory snacks these days. I think folks would appreciate having some of those options in a candy buffet.

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