Bill would make popular candy Ohio’s official sweet treat

Buckeye candies (Photo courtesy Esther Price)

A Troy lawmaker wants to give a popular candy some statewide recognition.

Representative Richard Adams has introduced a bill that would make the Buckeye the state’s official candy.

The legislation describes a Buckeye as a confection of peanut butter mixture dipped in chocolate.

Thanks to Esther Price for sending us some pictures of its Buckeyes.

We checked the bill’s status and  it has not yet been set for a committee vote. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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