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Best Candy Shops And Confectioners In The Twin Cities

November 6, 2010 11:56 PM

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Chocolat Celsete, candy

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Got a sweet tooth? The Twin Cities is just he place to satisfy that craving! Here are the best candy shops and confectioners in the area.

Max, Chocolate

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Max’s

3831 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
www.stylebymax.com

Max’s at the Shops on Excelsior and Grand in St Louis Park where owner Ellen Hertz finds the best artisan, beautifully packaged, delicious chocolates from all over the world. Max’s selections satisfy the most dedicated chocoholics. The wall of chocolate bars and the boxes and bags of salty, dark, milk and white chocolates are perfect gifts for every occasion and to satisfy your daily chocolate cravings.

Groveland Confections

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Groveland Confections

www.grovelandconfections.com

The larger than life hand-made chocolates from Andrea Pessis can be found at Lunds and Byerlys and farmers markets all over the Twin Cities. Her chocolate macaroons and life size candy bar treats are so much better than the commercial ones.

Chocolat Celeste, candy

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Chocolat Celeste

652 Transfer Rd. Suite 16A
St Paul, MN 555114
chocolatceleste.com

Owner Mary Leonard custom designs chocolates for holidays and special occasions. Her individual and boxed chocolates are works of art with state of the art tastes.

Funky Chunky

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Gracious Gifts

7260 Washington Avenue
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
www.funkychunkyinc.com

Owner Ronni Feurer created Funky Chunky popcorn and pretzels and has added new combinations like candy cane for the holidays and chipzel pop for munching anytime. Found in super markets, department stores or online. Her new candy bars are a huge hit.

BT McElrath Chocolatier

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B.T. McElrath Chocolatier

www.btmcelrath.com

This is a line of handcrafted infused chocolates created by artisan chef Brian T. McElrath who decided he loved making chocolates better than cooking main courses which he did for 17 years. He has added century old flavors like chili, lemon, salt, lime, coconut, passion fruit, ginger and even sweet potato to his creative chocolates. They can be found at supermarkets, and department stores and even the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Weisman Art Museum.

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