WV Posted in West Virginia September 07, 2015 by Katherine These 8 Candy Shops In West Virginia Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Explode You like candy? Of course you do – who doesn’t? You’re in luck, because West Virginia has plenty of amazing candy shops. Here they are: 1. Cool Confectionaries Historic Candies Cool Confectionaries/Facebook Even the candy is historic in Harpers Ferry. This is the nation's only historic candy store, according to its Facebook page. 2. The Candy Factory in Charleston The Candy Factory/facebook This place has been around for 35 years. They make everything from peanut butter cups to chocolate kisses to gingerbread houses and candied fruit platters, according to the store's website. 3. Russell Stove in Wheeling Russell Stover This store offers gourmet caramel apples, custom build-a-box chocolates, handmade fudge, gourmet coffee and Jelly Belly jelly beans, according to its website. 4. Candy Craze in Charleston and Huntington Candy Craze/Facebook Candy Craze has several locations in a few states, and there’s one at the of the Charleston Town Center and another at the Huntington Mall. This looks like happiness by the scoop. 5. Smith Candy in St. Marys Smith Candy/Facebook Smith Candy/Facebook Smith Candy started in Parkersburg in 1952. Known for their handmade lollipops, old fashion cut rock candy, and cotton candy, they recently moved to St. Marys, according to their Facebook page. 6. Holl's Chocolates Holl's Chocolates/Facebook Hand-crafted truffles made from chocolate imported from Switzerland are the signature of this Vienna, W.Va. candy store. You can also get them at the Capitol Market in Charleston. Holl’s Chocolates, Inc./Facebook 7. De Furi's Fine Chocolate in Martinsburg DeFuris Fine Chocolate De Furi’s is a family business owned by Brenda and Charlie Casabona, according to its website. In 2005, the it won first place in the Candy and Confection category at the America’s Food and Beverage Trade Show and Conference in Miami. 8. The Peanut Shop in Charleston J. Stephen Conn/Flickr This place on Capitol Street has been a Charleston institution for 60 years and it has some of the best candy. I especially like the salted caramels. Which one of these is your favorite candy shops? Did I leave any good ones out? Let me know in the comments.