There is no denying one of the best things about celebrating Easter is the candy you will find in your basket. Easter baskets are sometimes filled with chocolate eggs, bunnies, delicious taffies, candied nuts, fruits and so much more. Make this Easter even more special by purchasing your Easter goodies from some of Philadelphia’s most popular confectionery stores.

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Shane Confectionery
110 Market St.
Philadelphia PA, 19106
(215) 922-1048

Stop by Shane Confectionery and purchase some house-made chocolates that bring back the goodness of confections from yesteryear. Don’t stop at just the chocolate, though, be sure to try their taffies and creams created from the turn of the century recipes. Want to be adventurous? Then try the bacon dipped in chocolate. It sounds strange, but it’s spectacular!

Philly Sweettooth
630 S. 4th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 923-8800

Head down to Fabric Row in the Queens Village neighborhood of Philadelphia and visit Philly Sweettooth for some delicious treats. Indulge in their amazing selection of over 250 candies, chocolates and dried fruits. You are bound to find something you love or discover something you’ve never tried. Sweettooth also offers delectable gift baskets that are perfect for the Easter season.

Marcie Blaine Artisanal Chocolates
108 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 546-8700

Marcie Blaine Artisanal Chocolates is located in the popular Midtown Village and Center City, where Chef Marcie Turney is also the chef/owner of Lolita, Barbuzzo, Jamonera, Marcie Blaine Chocolates, Little Nonna’s & Bud & Marilyn’s. Chef Turney also uses all locally sourced ingredients and also includes ingredients found in the Mediterranean, Spain, and Mexico, the same ingredients she uses most often in her restaurants. Make this Easter celebration a Philadelphia theme by including chocolates from the Philadelphia series. The series includes Love Park made with raspberry ganache, Liberty Bell made with 70 percent Cacao and vanilla bean, Soft Pretzel made with peanut butter and pretzel ganache, and the Philly Skyline made with crispy hazelnut and milk chocolate praline.

John & Kira’s
163 Wyoming Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(800) 747-4808

John & Kira’s is one of the most popular chocolatiers in Philadelphia. Their confections and artisans chocolate gifts are popular all year round and are the perfect choice for Easter. The nine-piece Chocolate Cottontail Bunnies is the perfect gift for your Easter host. The gift box includes three peanut butter, three coconut & three salted caramel chocolate cottontail bunnies. Other great gift ideas include the Tortoise and the Hare Gift Box, and the Spring Ladybugs & Bees.

Lore’s Chocolates
34 S. 7th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 627-3233

Easter time is extra special at Lore’s Chocolates located just off Jewelers Row in Center City. Lore’s offers the largest selection of chocolate bunnies that are hand-molded. There are several gift baskets to choose from at Lore’s. They also offer a wide variety of Easter eggs which include coconut cream, butter cream, peanut butter, fudge, caramel fudge pecan and shell eggs. All eggs can be personalized with a name, making your Easter celebration even more special for your family and friends.

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