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Got Chocolate? Best Candy Shops in Pigeon Forge For Any Sweet Tooth

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge.
May 30, 2013

After settling into your Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge cabin, you and your family members will want to get out and explore the area. Make sure you add stopping in to one of these great candy shops in Pigeon Forge to your list of things to do. You’ll be sure to regret it if you don’t!

The Old Mill

As the name suggests, this store is an old mill complete with a water wheel. This shop in Pigeon Forge sells a variety of items, but visitors flock to the handmade candy. At the Old Mill Candy Kitchen, the chocolates are dipped by hand, and there are numerous hard candies with a heartwarming flavor. The chocolate covered marshmallows are quite popular, but when the Christmas holiday arrives, the white chocolate and peppermint bark is number one. Many people who visit this shop in Pigeon Forge enjoy the homemade fudge. If you do not know what you want, you can sample some of the candy pieces.

Cakes by Bakin’ Bishop

This cake shop in Pigeon Forge serves cakes, cupcakes and more. The red velvet cupcakes are a popular treat. The bakery is in a wooden building that resembles a barn. The cinnamon rolls are topped with dripping icing. The array of flavors is overwhelming, and there are several frosting flavors as well. Items are made at the shop.

Smoky Mountain Candy Makers

If you are looking for homemade candies, then this is the shop in Pigeon Forge to go to. The taffy machine that wraps the candy has been in use since 1940. There are over 30 flavors including apple, banana and blueberry. You can get as many pieces as you want from small wooden buckets displayed around the store. The store also sells sugar free taffy.

The Fudgery

As soon as you walk into this candy shop in Pigeon Forge, you are greeted with the decadent smell of chocolate. The store has made fudge since 1980. Some candies are brought in from outside sources. If fudge is a little too sweet for you, then try the peanut covered candy or caramel apples. The store also sells dessert sauces like caramel and chocolate.

Grandma Ruby’s Sweet Shoppe

This shop in Pigeon Forge will take you back to the days when your grandmother made candy at home. Everything is made fresh in the shop. The fudge is a top seller, but you can also get brittle and pralines. The raspberry fudge has a fresh taste, and the Oreo fudge comes in a sugar free version. Smaller treats include chocolate covered sunflowers and chocolate rocks.

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