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Fill Up Those Easter Baskets at NEPA’s Candy Shops
Posted: March 30, 2023
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 bountiful baskets on Easter morning. Giant chocolate bunnies, creamy peanut butter eggs and rainbow jelly beans are simply 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 chocolates, handcrafted confections and Easter goodies you could possibly need. So, go fill those baskets to the brim. Just be sure to save a few sweets for yourself.
NEPA Candy Shops:
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.
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.
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.
C&C Candies and Country Store
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.
Callie’s Candy Kitchen
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.
Candy and Gift Cottage of Milford
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.
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.
Chocolates by Leopold
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jenny's Sweets and More
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. Check out our deal for $2 off when you spend $10 or more.
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.
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.
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.
Nibbles & Bits
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.
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.
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.
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.
Article Updated from its Original Version Published on 3/31/21.