3 Places to Get Your Spooky Sugar Rush

Monday, October 5, 2015 | 8:54 pm

Nothing says Halloween like a bucket full of sweets. Instead of snagging a sack of mediocre candy, go gourmet this year. Stop by these local candy stores to satisfy all the goblins and ghouls that may come to your doorstep.

Little Flower, 1422 W Colorado Blvd, (626) 304-4800, littleflowercandyco.com/pages/menu.
Visit this little candy shop and cafe for a dose of caramel comfort. Housemade caramels and marshmallows are the stars of their show. Enjoy these freshly made treats but don’t miss their Special Pumpkin Chews, candy corn and malt balls.

PappaBubble, 91 East Green Street, (626) 793-7457, www.papabubblela.com
This artisan sugar crafter makes hard candies with intricate patterns and unexpectedly delicious flavors. Try their special blend of Halloween shapes including pumpkins, Frankensteins, black cats and witch hats in orange, lime, lychee and strawberry flavors. Munch on this monstrous medley or buy each flavor individually.

Sugarfina, 20 Hugus Alley, One Colorado, (855) 784-2734, www.sugarfina.com
Visit this classy candy store for Pumpkin Patch gummies, chewy candies dusted with a fine coating of sweet and sour sugar that come in a petite box or larger bag for sharing at parties. Pick up a limited edition, Hey, Pumpkin mini-box of these treats. Or grab some Happy Halloween Sours, zesty gummies shaped like bats, cats, owls and moons.

Enjoy these seasonal Halloween candies once in a blue moon, no costume required. But beware of tricksters out to steal your treats.

 

 

 

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