Savannah's Candy Kitchen, Savannah

Savannah's Candy Kitchen, Savannah

Savannah's Candy Kitchen is the largest candy and sweets shop in all of the South!

Founder of the business, Stan "the Candy Man" Strickland, opened the first of his family's candy stores in Savannah, named River Street Sweets, in 1979. That shop quickly gained reputation for its Pecan Pralines, hand-rolled Pecan Logs, Glazed Pecans, old-fashioned hand-stretched Peanut Brittle, Divinity Candy, and everyone's favorite Turtle Gopher, and eventually paved the way for Savannah's Candy Kitchen to appear in 1990.

Now run by the third generation of the Stricklands, the place has been churning out an array of hand-made Southern confections using their family's unique recipes. Among their favorites there are towering, fluffy, golden Praline Layer Cake, the iconic Pecan Pie, and Caramel Apples so large and crisp that simply calling them colossal hardly seems fair.

Outside, you will find a copper kettle hanging above a red awning, while inside there is a sense of heritage and love that goes into every hand-made candy. The Candy Kitchen will surprise you by making some of the sweets in front of your very eyes.

The selection is great, and you are guaranteed to not leave disappointed!

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Sight Name: Savannah's Candy Kitchen
Sight Location: Savannah, USA (See walking tours in Savannah)
Sight Type: Shopping
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