If you’re like us and you’ve been footing the bill for many a cavity filling lately (oof, we feel your pain!), you’ll be happy to learn about Smart Sweets, a new low-sugar candy with no artificial sweeteners. And just in time for Halloween

Related: Two ways to make trick-or-treating safer (and more fun) for kids with food allergies.

I’ll admit I was skeptical at first — I’ve had some not-great sugar-free candy in my life — but their sweet fish (basically Swedish fish), gummy bears, and sour buddies I tried when the company sent me a few samples were all surprisingly good. No chemical-y aftertaste and only 3 grams of sugar for the entire bag.

To add to your better-for-you-candy-checklist: Each type is non-GMO, gluten-free, non-dairy and soy, and they don’t contain sugar alcohols, so it’s a good bet for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or sensitivities. The fish and sours also happen to be plant-based, meaning no gelatin for you vegans.

You can also build your own 14-pack gift box which would be a fun holiday gift for the right person.

Smart Sweet gummy bears have only 3g sugar per bag and are free of common allergens
Smart Sweet fish have only 3g sugar per bag and are free of common allergens

I will say that Smart Sweets do contain an almost alarming amount of dietary fiber — 28 grams per bag. It didn’t cause me any, ahem, issues, but if you or your kid have a delicate stomach, you might not want to eat the whole bag at once. Not that you’d ever do that with candy, amiright?

Order Smart Sweets from their website or use their store locator to see if it’s carried at a supermarket near you.

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