Missouri September 09, 2015
These 20 Candy and Chocolate Shops in Missouri Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Explode
Homemade fudge, truffles, salt water taffy, chocolates bars, and gourmet candies are just some of the things you will find at these candy shops in Missouri. Sure to get your sweet tooth its fix, each offers its own unique experience for the customer. Caution: These pictures will make you start craving something sweet almost immediately!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. The Candy Factory, Columbia
Located at 701 Cherry Street in Columbia, The Candy Factory has been “making fine chocolates since 1974." You can even order online! Check out their website at
The Candy Factory
for orders, business hours, and more information about their history and candy.
2. Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company (many locations)
In business since 1981 and with six locations in the St. Louis area including the one pictured at 5025 Pattison Avenue, this company also offers online orders and has two locations in Illinois. Visit
Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate
to order and find out more information.
3. Sweetheart Chocolates, Farmington
Located at 19 S. Jackson Street in Farmington. Check out their website at
for more information and hours of operation.
4. Sweet Sadie Candy Shop, St. Louis
Located at 2218 Cherokee Street in St. Louis. You can visit their Facebook page at
Sweet Sadie Candy Shop
for more information and reviews.
5. Sweet Things Sweet Shop, Ste. Genevieve
Sweet Things Sweet Shop is a family owned and operated candy shop located in historic downtown Ste. Genevieve at 242 Market Street. For more information or to place an online order, visit their website at
Sweet Things Sweet Shop
6. Miss M’s Candy Boutique, Delmar Loop, St. Louis
Located on St. Louis’ Delmar Loop at 6193 Delmar, Miss M’s provides a wide variety of specialty candies and even offers candy catering. Visit their website at
Miss M’s Candy Boutique
for hours of operation and more information about the candy available.
7. Capital Candy, Jefferson City
The Jefferson City store is located at 3600 Country Club Drive, but they also have stores in St. Peters, Fort Leonard Wood, and Fairview Heights, IL. For online orders, hours of operation and types of candy they offer, visit their website at
8. Nonna’s Lil’ Candy Shoppe, Marshfield
This unique family owned shop located at 1200 Spur Drive, Suite 500 in Marshfield offers homemade chocolates and baked goods made fresh daily. At the time of this writing, the website was down but you can visit their Facebook page at
Nonna’s Lil’ Candy Shoppe
for more information.
9. Chip’s Chocolate Factory, Kansas City
Located on the 2nd floor of Crown Center in Kansas City at 2450 Grand Boulevard, Chip’s offers over 40 different flavors of fudge and over 200 types of Swiss Chocolate treats. They also make 95% of what they sell, and you can watch it being made or schedule a tour and chocolate tasting. They have been in business for 32 years and were once featured on the Food Network. For more information, hours of operation, or to order online visit their website at
Chip’s Chocolate Factory
10. Garza’s Goodies, Kansas City (Coming soon)
With a new shop opening soon at 8011 Wornall Road in Kansas City, Garza’s already has a huge following at 322 West 85th Street and an online store. To see their menu, place an order, and follow their progress visit their website at
Garza’s Goodies Chocolates & Confections
11. Bankhead Chocolates, Bowling Green
Making homemade chocolates since 1919, Bankhead is located at 810 Business Highway 61 N in Bowling Green. They also serve a bistro lunch from spring through the fall. Visit their Facebook page at
for reviews and more information.
12. Grandma’s Candy Kitchen, Lake Ozark
Located at 1470 Bagnell Dam Boulevard on the Bagnell Dam Strip in Lake Ozark, Grandma’s has over 20 different flavors of fudge, 40 flavors of old fashioned salt water taffy, and many other treats including sugar-free options. You can even watch candy being made and they offer free samples for easier decision-making. They will be offering online ordering soon. For more information and hours of operation visit their website at
Grandma’s Candy Kitchen
13. How Sweet Is This, Clayton
Food Network Magazine recently named How Sweet Is This the Best Candy Shop in Missouri! Located at 804 DeMun Avenue in the Hi-Pointe- DeMun Historical Business District in Clayton, they also offer soft serve ice cream and shaved ice in the warmer months. Visit their website at
How Sweet Is This
for hours of operation and more information about their sweets.
14. Askinosie Chocolate, Springfield
Located at 514 East Commercial Street in Springfield, Askinosie offers public tours on Tuesdays at 3:30. You can also order their gourmet chocolate online at their website,
, and read about their process and history.
15. Uranus Fudge Factory and Candy Store, Saint Robert
Uranus is truly a unique place to visit. Located on Route 66, there’s lots to do and see. The Uranus Fudge Factory and General Store is a must-see! To find out more about Uranus and the Fudge Factory, or to order online, visit the website at
16. RJ Chocolatier, Chesterfield
For a taste of the fancy, visit RJ Chocolatier boutique located at 14882 Clayton Road, recently named in the Top Ten Chocolatiers in North America by DessertProfessional.com. You can find out more about the creative process, create a wish list, or shop online at
17. Andre's Chocolates & Confiserie Suisse, Kansas City
Serving Kansas City for 59 years, Andre’s serves gourmet lunches along with their many treats. They also have locations in Kansas and Colorado, as well as an online store. Find out more at
Andre’s Chocolates & Confiserie Suisse
18. Route 66 Candy Shoppe, Waynesville
Located in the historic Waynesville square in The Roubidoux Plaza at 115 N Benton Street, Route 66 creates a nostalgic candy store atmosphere. To find out more visit their Facebook page at
Route 66 Candy Shoppe
19. Crown Candy Kitchen, St. Louis
Previously featured for their BLT in the article about best
, Crown Candy Kitchen is also famous for their homemade chocolates, ice cream, and for having St. Louis’ oldest soda fountain. Serving the St. Louis area since 1913, they are located at 1401 St. Louis Avenue. Visit their website at
Crown Candy Kitchen
for hours of operation, menu and store information.
20. Candy House Gourmet Chocolates, Joplin
Located at 510 Kentucky Avenue in Joplin (as well as two other locations), Candy House Gourmet Chocolates recently offered summer candy classes for kids over 4. You can order online as well as find out more information at their website,
Candy House Gourmet Chocolates
So many great candy shops, and yet it’s impossible to include them all. Some honorable mentions include Chocolaterie Stam in Hannibal, Nellie’s Sweet Shoppe in Smithville, Paddlewheel Popcorn & Candy Company in Hannibal, Kakao Chocolate in St. Louis, and Classy Chocolate in Liberty. What are some of your favorites? Share in the comments below.