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March 11, 2024
Fill Up Those Easter Baskets at NEPA’s Candy Shops
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Easter’s Even Sweeter When You Shop Local

The sweet smell of chocolate is enough to bring back memories of egg hunts in the backyard and over-flowing baskets on Easter morning. Giant chocolate bunnies, creamy peanut butter eggs, and rainbow jelly beans are cherished traditions, no matter how old you are.

If you haven’t stocked up on sweets yet, you better hop to it. NEPA’s candy shops have all the locally made confections and Easter goodies you could possibly need. So, go fill those baskets to the brim and don’t be afraid to stash away a few sweets for yourself.

NEPA Candy Shops:
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Alle’s Chocolate Shoppe

Forty Fort, PA

Visit Alle’s Chocolate Shop at 900 Rutter to satisfy your sweet tooth. You’ll find chocolate-dipped everything, including their famous pretzel rods, cookies, Rice Krispy treats, Peeps and more.

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Ballyhoo Ice Cream and Candy

West Pittston, PA

Enjoy the sweet taste of nostalgia at this old-fashioned candy counter. Ballyhoo offers five-and-dime favorites and modern-day novelty sweets for the whole family.

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Bella Faccias

Old Forge, PA

Springtime is sweet at this Old Forge chocolate shop. They make all sorts of creative candies and decadent chocolates for your Easter morning haul.

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C&C Candies and Country Store

Friedensburg, PA

From handmade confections to old-fashioned penny candy, C&C Candies and Country Store has it all. Head to this nostalgic candy shop and bakery for chocolate treats, handmade “name” eggs, custom Easter baskets and so much more.

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Callie’s Candy Kitchen

Mountainhome, PA

Since 1952, this Pocono candy shop has been a favorite for locals and visitors alike. It looks like Candyland come to life with chocolate eggs, bunnies, truffles, fudge and more. Snag a “grab-and-go” Easter basket for an assortment of Callie’s best treats.

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Candy and Gift Cottage of Milford

Milford, PA

Apple Valley Village most charming candy shop is stocked with fine chocolates, creamy fudge, classic candies and more. Order a custom basket full of your favorite goodies.

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Chocolate Creations

Peckville, PA

Hop on over to Chocolate Creations, a local shop that specializes in creamy Swiss chocolates. Stock up on their decadent filled Easter eggs, fun shaped chocolates, and more.

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Chocolates by Leopold

Montrose, PA

Treat yourself this Easter with irresistible candies from Chocolates by Leopold. Bunnies, eggs and more made by a gourmet chocolatier will delight kids and adults alike.

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Dunmore Candy Kitchen

Dunmore & Moosic, PA

Dunmore Candy Kitchen started making fine homemade chocolates in 1904, and they’ve been a community staple ever since. It just wouldn’t feel like Easter without their rich fudge, festive chocolate molds and classic half-pound eggs.

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Electric City Sweets

Online Orders & Local Retailers

NEPA’s own Electric City Sweets offers Belgian chocolate treats online and at local shops. Signature candy bars come in creative flavors like red velvet cake, s’mores and salty toffee crunch, just to name a few.

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Fuller’s Candies

Online Orders Only

Fuller’s Candies of Wilkes-Barre has been in the chocolate business since 1932. The family-owned company offers an online selection of holiday chocolates, gorgeous eggs and adorable gift boxes.

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Gertrude Hawk Chocolates

Locations Throughout NEPA

This well-recognized company got its start in Scranton and continues to make delicious chocolates at their factory in Dunmore. Chocolate eggs, bunnies, jelly beans and more are available at their retail shops and online.

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Jenny's Sweets and More

Lehighton, PA

With over 1,000 types of treats, from homemade chocolates to old-fashioned penny candies, Jenny’s serves up nostalgic sweets. Pick up a gorgeous gift basket for the perfect Easter morning surprise.

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Jon L. Stopay Candies

Plains & Taylor, PA

Jon L. Stopay Candies specializes in chocolates like their famous peanut butter chiffons (trust us, you’ll want to eat the whole box). They also offer adorable bunnies and chocolate eggs in tons of different flavors.

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Michael Mootz Candies

Hanover Twp., PA

For over 40 years, NEPA children have woken up on Easter morning to baskets full of treats from Michael Mootz. This family-owned candy shop creates heavenly candy eggs, chocolates in all shapes and sizes and more totally unique confections.

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Moka Origins

Honesdale, PA

Foodies, this one’s for you. Pick up some artisanal dark chocolate from Moka Origins, a bean-to-bar chocolate factory. Each bar supports their mission of sustainable farming, ethical trade and community development in West Africa and beyond.

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Nibbles & Bits

Dunmore, PA

Nibbles & Bits makes decadent truffles, chocolate-dipped treats and other handcrafted Easter candies that are almost too cute to eat… almost. Their gorgeous gift baskets make the Easter Bunny’s job even easier.

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Pittston Popcorn

Pittston, PA

This local business is famous for their 100+ flavors of gourmet popcorn, from sweet to savory. They also offer homemade fudge and handmade chocolate-dipped treats for those with a super sweet tooth.

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Sugar Plum Chocolates

Online Orders Only

Order your Easter sweets from Sugar Plum Chocolates of Forty Fort. Their website offers everything from classic truffle eggs to zombie bunnies for those who prefer a bit of Easter edginess. You can also order specially-made baskets filled with creative confections.

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Victoria’s Candies

Edwardsville & Hazleton, PA

Four generations of candy makers have kept Easter traditions alive at Victoria’s Candies. Fill the family’s baskets with chocolates of all shapes and sizes, including Victoria’s famous butter creams.

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Article Updated from its Original Version Published on 3/31/21.