Jelly beans, chocolate and plastic eggs: Easter by the numbers

Published: Sunday, April 20 2014 8:21 a.m. MDT

Although Easter usually falls in the middle of the "best holiday" list, Americans still spend billions of dollars celebrating.

Easter has morphed throughout the years to include a variety of items Americans purchase and make throughout the months of March and April.

Here are some statistics:

  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
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