handmade confections
for 5 generations

Handmade Candies

Handmade Chocolates

Please call (209) 532-7886 to place your order.
We gift wrap and ship worldwide!

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Since 1926 the Danish tradition of candy making has been in the heart of Columbia featuring Gold Rush Candies that are “Pure as Gold.” USA Today included Nelson’s Columbia Candy Kitchen among the top 10 sweet shops across America. Click here to read the full USA Today Article Visit our kitchen in Columbia to see candy canes and ribbon candies being made Thanksgiving through Christmas.

Homemade Kitchen Specialties

  • rockyroadWhipping Cream Fudge with or without walnuts
  • Peanut Butter Fudge*
  • Penuche (Seasonal)
  • Honeycomb
  • Almond Bark – milk, white or dark chocolate
  • Rocky Road
  • Divinity*
  • Pecan Caramel Log*
  • Fresh Fruit Jellies*: Orange – Lemon – Mint – Strawberry – Raspberry – Blackberry

Signature Hand-Dipped Chocolates

We use Guittard Chocolate, milk, semi-sweet or white, manufactured since 1864 in California.

creamsCreams

  • Butterhome-chocolate
  • Chocolate
  • Coffee
  • Cherry
  • Maple
  • Orange
  • Peppermint
  • Raspberry
  • Rum
  • Strawberry
  • Vanilla

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Nuts

  • Almond
  • Brazil
  • Cashew
  • Macadamia
  • Peanut

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  • Brown Sugar Nougatseasaltcaramels
  • Honey Nougat
  • Opera-Chocolate
  • Molasses-Walnut
  • Peanut
  • Vanilla
  • Vanilla Walnut
  • Sea Salt
  • Milk, Vanilla w/ Sea Salt
  • Dark, Opera w/ Sea Salt

 

apricotsFruits

  • Apricotschocolate-covered-cherries
  • Orange Peel
  • Coconut Haystacks
  • Ginger
  • Raisins
  • Cherries

Our Specialties

  • toffeeChocolate Covered Peanut Butter Fudge Squares
  • California Fruit & Nut Delight
  • Pine Nut Rolls – vanilla cream center
  • Homemade Marshmallow Bars
  • English Toffee – Butter chip dipped in milk chocolate rolled in ground, fresh-roasted almonds
  • Dark Chocolates with Himalayan Sea Salt
  • Chocolate Chocolate Chocolates
  • Chili Chocolates

1800’s

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Hard Drops

  • Anise*
  • Assorted*
  • Cherry*
  • Cinnamon*
  • Clove*
  • Horehound*
  • Lemon*
  • Lime*
  • Orange*
  • Raspberry*
  • Sassafras*
  • Green Apple*
  • Watermelon*

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Licorice

  • English Allsorts*
  • Dutch Licorice*
  • Katz*
  • Bridge Mix*
  • Soft Drops*
  • Jelly Beans*
  • Pastels*
  • Wheels*
  • Kookburra*
  • Kokoburra Red*

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Traditionals

  • Jordan Almonds*
  • Salt Water Taffy*
  • Dutch Mints*
  • Malt Balls
  • Assorted Cordials
  • Espresso Beans
  • Chocolate Non Pariels

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Brittles

  • Peanut*
  • Coconut*
  • Woodland Goodies – mixed nut brittle
  • Chocolate Covered Peanut Brittle

Sugar-Free!

  • Pecan Caramel Clusters
  • English Toffee
  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Cherry Cordials
  • Mint Truffles
  • many more varieties including chocolate covered nuts, almonds cashews peanuts and macadamias

* Astrik appears next to candies that ship we all year long

Allergy Alert: everything we sell may contain or have had contact with tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, wheat, soy and eggs