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7 Mom-Worthy Chocolate Shops in Northern Wisconsin

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Are you looking for last-minute delicious chocolates and candies to give to your Mom or special person in your life? We’ve got you covered. Here are 7 swoon-worthy chocolate shops in northern Wisconsin.

7 Mom-Worthy Chocolate Shops in Northern Wisconsin

1. The Chocolate Gnome – Osceola

The Chocolate Gnome is a gourmet candy shop that specializes in chocolates, caramels, creams, and toffee. All of the fantastic candy The Chocolate Gnome sells is made from scratch. Mom’s will adore the scrumptious selection! Recent offerings include:

  • Milk chocolate and dark chocolate pecan turtles
  • S’mores Krispie treats
  • Strawberry Krispie treats
  • Milk chocolate and dark chocolate covered Nutter Butters
  • Coconut snowballs
  • Confetti chocolate bars
  • Coffeebark caramels
  • Gnome wands (pretzel logs)
  • Gnome pillows (marshmallows)

2. Old Glory Candy – Shawano

Old Glory Candy is a locally owned and operated candy shop that will delight you with homemade goodies. Wow your mom with the following choices:

  • Large, crispy pretzels dipped in rich chocolate (varieties include peanut butter, dark chocolate, and milk chocolate with dark chocolate drizzle)
  • Clusters of nuts mixed in velvety chocolate (varieties include pecan, cashew, peanut, and white toffee clusters)
  • Peanut butter meltaways, covered in your choice of milk or dark chocolate
  • Sweet and salty chocolate sea salt caramels

3. Fun Factory Sweet Shoppe – Rhinelander

Pop inside the Fun Factory Sweet Shoppe to find impressive displays of candy, popcorn, fudge, caramel apples, nuts, and more. And, of course, they’ve got amazing special treats for Mother’s Day. Their selection includes:

  • Turtles
  • Sea salt caramels
  • Almond butter toffee
  • Almond bark
  • Meltaways (choose from chocolate, peanut butter, raspberry, mint, cappuccino, or rum)
  • Turtle paws (pick from cashew or pecan)
  • Chocolate hodags
  • Fresh dipped chocolate strawberries

4. Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe – Lakewood

Shopping for that special mom at Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe is a true memory-making experience. Snap a selfie with the gingerbread boy and girl in the yard features a gingerbread boy and girl or listen to a tune on the old-fashioned player piano as you peruse the shop. Sweet Memories Candy Shoppe carries homemade chocolates, fudge, and caramel corn that any mom will love.

5. Dan’s Minocqua Fudge – Minocqua

Located in Downtown Minocqua, Dan’s Minocqua Fudge features candy every mom craves! Some homemade favorites include Traditional Fudge & Specialty Fudge, Clusters, Brittles, Barks, and Specialty Chocolates including candied orange slices, chocolate covered cherries, chocolate covered frogs, Oreos and pretzels! Dan’s Minocqua Fudge will also satisfy mom’s ice cream craving with their Homemade Marvelous Ice Cream in rotating flavors like Grilled Pineapple, Butter Pecan, Chocolate Mint, Creamy Raspberry and so much more. Before you leave the shop, be sure to stock up on a bag (or 2) of Salt Water Taffy!

6. Sweeter Times – Merrill

Walk down memory lane as you browse the unique antiques and old-fashioned candies at Sweeter Times in search of a gift for that special mom. Sweeter Times offers gourmet chocolates from Abdallah of Burnsville, Minnesota, as well as their own custom creations. These delights are just a sampling of what the staff makes right at the shop:

  • Bog frogs (chopped craisins and pecans wrapped in caramel, all covered with dark chocolate)
  • Cherries in the snow (white chocolate covered dried bing cherries)
  • Mixed nut clusters (Dark chocolate covered chopped cashews, pecans, and walnuts)
  • Kopy kats (coconut flakes and sweetened condensed milk surrounded by dark chocolate)

7. Sweets on 3rd – Wausau

Located in the heart of downtown Wausau, two blocks from the 400 Block and three blocks from the Grand Theater, you can wander into Sweets on 3rd as part of your shopping adventure.  Sweets on 3rd carries Moonstruck Chocolates, Wisconsin-made Guth’s Candy, the gourmet healing truffles of the Inspired Alchemy from Madison, and the delectable truffles from Birnn Chocolates of Vermont.

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