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Atlanta Candy and Chocolate Shops to Help Satisfy That Sweet Tooth

From nuggets of local chocolate and newfangled candy creations to old fashioned sweets and handmade chocolate bars

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Indulging in a little candy or chocolate shouldn’t be relegated to specific holidays like Halloween and Valentine’s Day. Sure, a holiday gives folks an excuse to splurge on such confections, but plenty of local chocolate makers and candy shops offer such treats to satisfy that sweet tooth any time of year. From nuggets of local chocolate and newfangled candy creations to old fashioned sweets and handmade chocolate bars, grab boxes, bags, and bites of candy and chocolate from these Atlanta shops.

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A Cacao Affair

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People who love chocolate would be wise to consider this Marietta shop for everything from boxes of assorted handmade chocolates and chocolate dipped strawberries to chocolate cigars and even a chocolate stiletto filled with macrons or chocolate “glamour lips”. Owned by Karl Vivier, look for flavors here like Georgia olive oil, saffron, Tahitian vanilla, and black tea using Swiss chocolate. Order online.

River Street Sweets • Savannah's Candy Kitchen

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Located at the Battery in Cobb County, this sweets shop comes stocked with its famous pralines, glazed and candied pecans, bear claws, chocolate-covered peanuts, and brittles. Order online.

Cosmic Candy @ Chattahoochee Food Works

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Cosmic Candy, located inside food hall Chattahoochee Food Works in Underwood Hills, features a wide variety of candies, sweets, and chocolates in its dispensers priced by weight.

IT'SUGAR Atlantic Station ™

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From giant gummy bears and sampler packages of chocolate bars and peanut butter cups to tubs of chocolate-covered pretzels, Sour Patch Kids, and Swedish Fish, this candy store at Atlantic Station isn’t lacking in choice sweets on the shelves. Order online.

Southern Candy Company

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Located in Peachtree Center downtown, Southern Candy Company dedicates its sweets stock to fudge, a variety of pralines and chocolates, and caramel and candied apples. There’s even ice cream and gelato here.

Cacao is a chocaholic’s dream. Find gem-like truffles with flavor infusions such as tequila lime and tamarind habanero. Try the salame di cioccolato: a confection made of chocolate rolled with shortbread and amaretti cookies that resembles the deli classic. Order online.

Cirque Confections & Chocolate

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This Sandy Springs chocolate shop, owned by Faye Jonah, features boxes of assorted truffles and clusters in flavors like red velvet cheesecake, malted milkshake, passionfruit habanero, and Guinness Stout. There’s also chocolate bark, chocolate covered pretzels, and chocolate marshmallows here.

Miss D’s New Orleans Pralines 

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After relocating to Atlanta following Hurricane Katrina, Dionne Gant (aka Miss D) brought along with her the melt-in-your-mouth pralines she creates. Situated inside Sweet Auburn Curb Market on Edgewood Avenue, Miss D can usually be found at the stall giving out hugs while she sells her buttery pralines and other treats, like candy apples, brittle, and popcorn. 

Collier Candy Company

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Collier Candy in Ponce City Market houses all the newfangled and old fashioned candy treats one could possibly imagine. The stall packs in plenty of goodies, including gum balls, colorful jawbreakers, candy cigarettes (bubble gum), and unique chocolate bars like Hammonds’s PB&J sandwich. There’s even sweet gimmicky items like a giant gummy bear. 

Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate

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Xocolatl, owned by Elaine Read and Matt Weyandt, is a bean-to-bar micro chocolate factory inside Krog Street Market. At this small but mighty chocolate shop, find single-origin dark chocolate bars made with carefully sourced cacao, as well as bars with names like Kissed Mermaids using Costa Rican cacao, coconut milk, and vanilla bean-infused sea salt. Xocolatl sells other chocolate goodies, too, such as a chocolate hazelnut spread that rivals Nutella and drinking chocolate. Order online.

Sweet Inman’s Candies

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Located on the other side of Krog Street Market from Xocolatl, the candy stall at Sweet Inman’s features everything from salted caramels, Now and Laters, and Mike and Ike’s to sour straws, Lemonheads, and Gobstoppers. There’s lots of old-school candy shop sweets here, too.

Poppa Corn's Gourmet Popcorn

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While not a candy shop, folks who love candied and caramel popcorn should definitely consider stopping by Poppa Corn’s to indulge. Order everything from mini bags all the way up to an extra large batch of popcorn here in candied flavors like banana, blackberry, cotton candy, peanut butter chocolate, and vanilla. Mix and match batches of popcorn and order ice cream, too. Order online.

Chamberlain’s Chocolate Factory

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It’s not easy for any business to survive more than 20 years, so Chamberlain’s must be legit. Treats here include chocolate barks in a variety of flavors like tangerine, marshmallow, and key lime, chocolate covered Oreos, assorted truffles, and toffee. The shops also offers over-the-top milkshakes for those in search of something Instagram-worthy and chocolate making classes tailored to both kids and adults. Order online.

JARDI CHOCOLATES

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Pastry Chef Jocelyn Gragg creates beautiful, hand-crafted chocolates in a variety of styles, designs, and flavors from her Chamblee shop. These chocolates are almost too pretty to eat. Order a sampler box of 12 chocolates, or splurge on a box of 72 chocolates containing 36 different JARDÍ flavors. Order online.

Butter & Cream

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Butter and Cream may be known for its ice cream, but don’t overlook the confections at either the Decatur and Old Fourth Ward shops. Of the treats here, the caramels are the stand outs. Butter and Cream offers two flavors of caramels: sea salt and bourbon. Purchase caramels individually or in bags of eight. Order online.

The Chocolaterie Luxury Chocolates

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Residing inside one of the oldest buildings on Main Street in downtown Duluth, this shop dedicates its stock to nothing but hand-made, luxury chocolates. That includes truffles, fudge, chocolate bars, chocolate-covered pretzels and chips, and even ice cream. Order online.

A Cacao Affair

People who love chocolate would be wise to consider this Marietta shop for everything from boxes of assorted handmade chocolates and chocolate dipped strawberries to chocolate cigars and even a chocolate stiletto filled with macrons or chocolate “glamour lips”. Owned by Karl Vivier, look for flavors here like Georgia olive oil, saffron, Tahitian vanilla, and black tea using Swiss chocolate. Order online.

River Street Sweets • Savannah's Candy Kitchen

Located at the Battery in Cobb County, this sweets shop comes stocked with its famous pralines, glazed and candied pecans, bear claws, chocolate-covered peanuts, and brittles. Order online.

Cosmic Candy @ Chattahoochee Food Works

Cosmic Candy, located inside food hall Chattahoochee Food Works in Underwood Hills, features a wide variety of candies, sweets, and chocolates in its dispensers priced by weight.

IT'SUGAR Atlantic Station ™

From giant gummy bears and sampler packages of chocolate bars and peanut butter cups to tubs of chocolate-covered pretzels, Sour Patch Kids, and Swedish Fish, this candy store at Atlantic Station isn’t lacking in choice sweets on the shelves. Order online.

Southern Candy Company

Located in Peachtree Center downtown, Southern Candy Company dedicates its sweets stock to fudge, a variety of pralines and chocolates, and caramel and candied apples. There’s even ice cream and gelato here.

Cacao

Cacao is a chocaholic’s dream. Find gem-like truffles with flavor infusions such as tequila lime and tamarind habanero. Try the salame di cioccolato: a confection made of chocolate rolled with shortbread and amaretti cookies that resembles the deli classic. Order online.

Cirque Confections & Chocolate

This Sandy Springs chocolate shop, owned by Faye Jonah, features boxes of assorted truffles and clusters in flavors like red velvet cheesecake, malted milkshake, passionfruit habanero, and Guinness Stout. There’s also chocolate bark, chocolate covered pretzels, and chocolate marshmallows here.

Miss D’s New Orleans Pralines 

After relocating to Atlanta following Hurricane Katrina, Dionne Gant (aka Miss D) brought along with her the melt-in-your-mouth pralines she creates. Situated inside Sweet Auburn Curb Market on Edgewood Avenue, Miss D can usually be found at the stall giving out hugs while she sells her buttery pralines and other treats, like candy apples, brittle, and popcorn. 

Collier Candy Company

Collier Candy in Ponce City Market houses all the newfangled and old fashioned candy treats one could possibly imagine. The stall packs in plenty of goodies, including gum balls, colorful jawbreakers, candy cigarettes (bubble gum), and unique chocolate bars like Hammonds’s PB&J sandwich. There’s even sweet gimmicky items like a giant gummy bear. 

Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate

Xocolatl, owned by Elaine Read and Matt Weyandt, is a bean-to-bar micro chocolate factory inside Krog Street Market. At this small but mighty chocolate shop, find single-origin dark chocolate bars made with carefully sourced cacao, as well as bars with names like Kissed Mermaids using Costa Rican cacao, coconut milk, and vanilla bean-infused sea salt. Xocolatl sells other chocolate goodies, too, such as a chocolate hazelnut spread that rivals Nutella and drinking chocolate. Order online.

Sweet Inman’s Candies

Located on the other side of Krog Street Market from Xocolatl, the candy stall at Sweet Inman’s features everything from salted caramels, Now and Laters, and Mike and Ike’s to sour straws, Lemonheads, and Gobstoppers. There’s lots of old-school candy shop sweets here, too.

Poppa Corn's Gourmet Popcorn

While not a candy shop, folks who love candied and caramel popcorn should definitely consider stopping by Poppa Corn’s to indulge. Order everything from mini bags all the way up to an extra large batch of popcorn here in candied flavors like banana, blackberry, cotton candy, peanut butter chocolate, and vanilla. Mix and match batches of popcorn and order ice cream, too. Order online.

Chamberlain’s Chocolate Factory

It’s not easy for any business to survive more than 20 years, so Chamberlain’s must be legit. Treats here include chocolate barks in a variety of flavors like tangerine, marshmallow, and key lime, chocolate covered Oreos, assorted truffles, and toffee. The shops also offers over-the-top milkshakes for those in search of something Instagram-worthy and chocolate making classes tailored to both kids and adults. Order online.

JARDI CHOCOLATES

Pastry Chef Jocelyn Gragg creates beautiful, hand-crafted chocolates in a variety of styles, designs, and flavors from her Chamblee shop. These chocolates are almost too pretty to eat. Order a sampler box of 12 chocolates, or splurge on a box of 72 chocolates containing 36 different JARDÍ flavors. Order online.

Butter & Cream

Butter and Cream may be known for its ice cream, but don’t overlook the confections at either the Decatur and Old Fourth Ward shops. Of the treats here, the caramels are the stand outs. Butter and Cream offers two flavors of caramels: sea salt and bourbon. Purchase caramels individually or in bags of eight. Order online.

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The Chocolaterie Luxury Chocolates

Residing inside one of the oldest buildings on Main Street in downtown Duluth, this shop dedicates its stock to nothing but hand-made, luxury chocolates. That includes truffles, fudge, chocolate bars, chocolate-covered pretzels and chips, and even ice cream. Order online.

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