Sweet treats are not just for holidays - try these

Craving: Candy — a dreamy holiday crawl through Chicago’s sweets and confections purveyors

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Location: IL-Chicago

Story Date: 12/31/2019

Publisher: Chicago Tribune   

Author: Grace Wong, Louisa Chu, Adam Lukach, Josh Noel, Nick Kindelsperger, Phil Vettel

Whether you’re dreaming of sugar plums or chocolate gelt, a gingerbread house heavy with peppermint and gum drop decorations or ribbon candy stuck together in your grandma’s cut-glass bowl, the holidays abound with candy and confections. In December, we’ll hunt down the colorful options in Chicago and the suburbs, including hand-made marshmallows for hot chocolates and candied fruit in locally made panettone, candy garnishes for fancy cocktails and myriad treats at old-time candy shops (like the turtles at George’s in Andersonville. Come back every weekday for a new treat.

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