A delicately prepared chocolate can make a woman's heart sing, a child's mouth smile, and a crossing guard's whistle taste even more like justice. Stock up on tasty times with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of mouth-watering candy, nuts, and more from Heilman's Nuts & Confections on South Westnedge Avenue.
Heilman's Nuts & Confections uses 90-year-old recipes to create a varied assortment of house-roasted nuts, tempting confections, and delicious treats. From gift baskets to individual assortments of candies and nuts, customers are sure to find a thoughtful birthday present, celebrate special events, or start grassroots movements to turn March 4th into Rain Check Valentine’s Day. Pay sweet-tooth ransoms with a half-pound box of cherry cordials ($12.25), a one-pound box of home-made caramel corn cooled on marble slabs ($7.75), or a box of hand-stretched peanut brittle ($8.75). For a sippable supplement to classic Heilman's bites, pair a one-pound box of presidential mixed nuts ($17.25) with a pound of fresh, flavored or blend coffee ($13.50 and $12.50 respectively).
A Kalamazoo tradition, Heilman's upholds the practices initiated by its founders more than four score and 10 years ago. The facility roasts up to 100 pounds of nuts at a time, and also prepares peanut brittle, caramel corn, caramel apples, and truffles in the chocolate room. Health-conscious nuts are prepared in healthy, cholesterol-free corn oil, with sugar-free options available as well for some candies.