The holidays are all about family, fun and fudge. And one gift you never have to worry about going out of style is candy. Whether it’s been sugarcoated, dipped in chocolate or covered in caramel, make this season even sweeter at these six Long Island candy stores (you won’t have to worry about arriving empty-handed ever again).
Roe Roe’s Sweet Street, Babylon
Raved as one of Long Island’s best sweet shops, this cozy storefront showcases gourmet and handmade chocolates, truffles and candies. Bestsellers include chocolate covered Oreo’s and Amaretto fudge, along with specialty items like chocolate pretzel/popcorn pizza and chocolate dipped apples. Pro tip: they make for great stocking stuffers. Go.
Sensationally Sweet, Patchogue
Take a trip down memory lane (or Main Street in Patchogue) and indulge in all the best old-fashioned treats at this gourmet candy store. Try the specialty chocolates and even pick up a gift basket to make the holiday season a little more delightful. Go.
Sweet Dreams Confections, Selden
Sweet Dreams makes all your candy cravings come true. Stop by this family-owned and operated business for hand dipped strawberries that are always made fresh to order or peanut butter chocolate cups that never fail to be a hit with the whole family. Go.
Chocolate by Design, Ronkonkoma
These chocolatiers specialize in all things fudge. The secret is in the family recipe, used for more than 37 years, making custom designed chocolates to satisfy even the pickiest sweet tooth. Go.
The Fudge Company, Southampton
Since 1973, this mom-and-pop shop has been bringing the best ice creams, chocolates, taffies and more to the Hamptons. Try something new this season with exotic fudge flavors like jamocha mudslide and pumpkin or enjoy something more traditional with rich and creamy selections, including old-fashioned chocolate and maple walnut. Go.
Serious Chocolate, Bohemia & Online
Seriously, you can have this shop’s finest truffles and molded chocolates shipped right to your door this winter. Customer favorites range from chocolate hazelnut bark and roasted coconut clusters to gift boxes that contain delicious assortments of chocolates and caramels. Go.