5 Great Candy Stores in Mississippi for Delicious Sweet Treats

October 18, 2017

Besides a great glass of sweet tea, Mississippians have a knack for making memorable sweet treats and delightful candy confections. Unforgettable candy stores are sprinkled throughout the Magnolia State from quaint coastal towns, to bustling college towns and even to the capital city. We've found 5 great candy stores in Mississippi for those who want nostalgic, old fashioned candy or trendy, signature sweet treats. Get ready to venture to one of these delicious candy confectioneries with those who share in your love for sweet treats!

 

Sugar Ray’s Sweet Shop (Jackson, Mississippi)

Sugar Ray's Sweet Shop, located in the heart of downtown Jackson, Mississippi, offers a trendy twist to classic confections and signature sweets. Trendy treats from cotton candy and truffle cocktail tastings to southern classic sweet tea captured in a delightful candy pop will excite your tastebuds along with their signature and gourmet chocolates. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the busy workday in Mississippi's capital city to energize your sense with yummy sweets from Sugar Ray's Sweet Shop!  

 

 

 

 

Nandy’s Candy  (Jackson, Mississippi)

 

 

Walk through charming red doors to the sweet aroma of homemade chocolate and candy confections to delight even the most astute candy aficionado! Nandy's Candy's whimsical candy store, located in Jackson, Mississippi, conjures delightful feelings of the classic movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as Charlie perused through the candy store with  mouthwatering chocolates.

 

Nandy's Candy hand dipped candy apples, chocolate covered strawberries, rich chocolate truffles, decadent pralines and divinity are unforgettable and amazing gifts for the candy lover in your life. A favorite warm weather treat is their cool and creative New Orleans style (shaved ice) snoballs with over 50 flavors and combinations that are served in early spring through late fall. 

 

Livingston Sweet Shoppe (Flora, Mississippi)

 

Livingston Sweet Shoppe is nestled among  a quaint town in Madison County, Mississippi, and reminiscent of the spirit of southern days when family and friends relaxed on front porches in rocking chairs to enjoy meaningful conversations. Livingston Sweet Shoppe offers nostalgic, old fashioned candies and classic chocolates and your favorite ice cream that can be enjoyed in a delicious waffle cone. 

 

 

Holli’s Sweet Tooth (Oxford, Mississippi)

 

Holli's Sweet Tooth located in the iconic Square in Oxford, Mississippi, offers to satisfy your cravings for candies, cakes and cool treats. Indulge in delicious Sugaree's Bakery cakes by the slice or purchase your favorite whole cake for a special event for birthday parties to Saturday tailgating in The Grove. Fill your a bag with candies galore in colorful assortments from gummy candies, bubble gum, and decadent chocolate covered nuts and treats. You will find just the right sweet treat in Holli's Sweet Tooth to satisfy the craving of the inner child in you!   

 

 

The Candy Cottage (Ocean Springs, Mississippi)

The Candy Cottage located in the heart of the historic district of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, is just a stroll away from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art and nestled among quaint cottages and majestic live oak trees. A celebrated tradition of The Candy Cottage is the Foote's Heritage solid pecan log made with a family recipe that has been passed down for four generations. The Candy Cottage's delicious fudge and pralines, milk and dark chocolate covered treats and homemade candies are traditional treats that visitors of all ages  enjoy!   

{Blog by: Jenny Cox Holman}

 

Would you like to know more fun ideas for places to visit for a weekend getaway? Visit our Lifestyle | Travel section for more great ideas!

 

 

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