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With Easter coming on Sunday, time is running out to get your candy. But there is still plenty of time in which to get candy to make your Easter basket unique and memorable. While chain stores carry the same types of candy, many smaller, local shops offer handmade candy, or they carry brands that are difficult to find in larger stores. This can give your basket a personal touch, with candy that is top notch and delicious. From chocolate to lollipops, you can find what you need for a delicious spread of Easter goodies at the following shops.
Sugarlicious
3000 E. Third Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 388-8650
www.sugarliciouscandy.com

If you’ve waited until the last minute to buy your Easter candy, Sugarlicious has you covered. The shop offers pre-made Easter baskets in various sizes with options to personalize. The store offers a variety of delicious handmade candy including chocolates, truffles, sugarpova, lollipops and much more. Sugarlicious carries many brands including Lily Pulitzer, Lulu’s Chocolates and Sockerbit. Its interior is whimsical and fun, just like its candy baskets. Here, you can create a basket that is bright and colorful, and you can coordinate the basket to your Easter eggs.

Hammond’s Candy Factory
5735 N. Washington St.
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 333-5588
www.hammondscandies.com

One of the most well-known candy factories in Denver, Hammond’s carries candies of all types from chocolates to hand made lollipops and hard candies. Perfect for any Easter basket, the candy in this factory/store is made on the spot and tastes better than other pre-packaged candies. Specialty items for Easter include marshmallow eggs, chocolate bunnies, lollipops in various flavors and much more. Hammond’s also offers custom candies if you desire a treat that is specially made for your loved ones.

Roberta’s Chocolates
4840 W. 29th Ave.
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 824-2069
www.robertaschocolates.com

For Easter candies of the chocolate variety, visit Roberta’s Chocolates in the Highlands neighborhood. With special Easter themed truffles, carrots, bunny suckers and more, there is plenty of candy to stuff any custom Easter basket. Roberta’s Chocolates also has novelty items such as Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies candies for the sports fan in your family. If you’re out of time, you can choose one of the store’s gift sets to add to the rest of your Easter gifts.

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City Pop Popcorn
1561 Champa St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 335-9582
www.citypopdenver.com

Although popcorn tins are more traditionally thought of as Christmas gifts, they are delicious any time of the year, including Easter. If you’ve got a popcorn lover on your Easter list, treat them to a tin of flavored popcorn. City Pop also carries various candies such as licorice, M&Ms, gummies, jelly beans and much more. You can create a popcorn tin, a candy basket or more, which will make any gift recipient’s mouth water. Tins are available in various sizes and can be customized with different flavors depending on your giftee’s tastes.

Scrumptious Ice Cream And Candy
7523 Grandview Ave.
Arvada, CO 80002
(303) 431-2639
www.scrumptiousco.com

A popular “micro creamery” in Arvada, Scrumptious Ice Cream and Candy carries many different flavors of ice cream and candy. While you’re sifting through the store’s selection of classic and contemporary candy deciding what to get for Easter baskets, you can have some ice cream. The store is well organized, so finding your faves will be easy, and Scrumptious takes suggestions, so if you can’t find the candy you’re looking for, drop a line. Scrumptious also makes bottled soda for a little something special in any Easter basket.

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Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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