Favorite Sinterklaas candy in the Netherlands 2019

On December 5th, the Netherlands celebrates Sinterklaas or Saint Nicholas. Traditionally, young children receive presents, families with older children might get creative and buy each other surprise gifts. To accompany the festivities there is seasonal candy, such as filled speculaas, pastry letters and pepernoten in all sorts of varieties. But what is the most popular Sinterklaas candy in the Netherlands? In 2019, it turned out to be the chocolate letter. Roughly one third of voters stated chocolate letters to be their favorite Sinterklaas candy.

Favorite Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) candy in the Netherlands in 2019

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

November 7, 2019 to November 14, 2019

Number of respondents

75,920 respondents

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide information on the original wording used during the survey. Thus, the wording chosen for this statistic may differ slightly from the one in the survey. Two answers were possible.

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