Searching for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth? Fortunately, Alabama knows how to do sweets right. Candy shops across the state are serving up everything from gummy classics, to homemade fudge, to pecan treats. Here are the 7 best candy shops in Alabama.
Three Georges is a wistful candy shop just off Dauphin street that will take you back to the good old days. Open since 1917, the shop has been making delicious confectionaries true to southern style.
For dreamy fudge selections and tasty pralines, head to Punta Clara Kitchen in Fairhope. The family operated shop has been crafting sweet treats since 1952, and have only continued to perfect their craft.
Sugar is every sugar-nut’s dream. Not only does the shop carry endless assortments of candies, sweets, and chocolates, they offer over 70 flavors of shaved ice during the summer. Stop by and treat your sweet tooth to any of Sugar’s many surprises.
Chocolate Corner is your destination for the most decadent chocolatey treats. From classic truffles to Rocky Road Clusters, there is something for every chocolate connoisseur.
Handmade daily, the sweet selections at Birmingham Candy Company will keep you coming back for more. Of their many delicious candies, their mint chocolate caramel pecan paws and cookies & crème chocolate caramel apples are standouts.
True to southern tradition, Dees Pecan Company has been crafting delightful pecans and other treats since 1925. The family-owned company produces a number of candies, including the Alabama Pecan Turtle that is the perfect treat to bring to any tailgate.
For freshly-made confectionaries in Alabama, check out The Chocolate Crocodile in Huntsville. For an extra special treat, try their epic Crocodiles Nest, a pile of sugary, gooey goodness that is sure to be your new favorite.