Before the invention of candy, mankind had to make do with "nature's candy"—fermented cabbage, fruit the monkeys didn't want, and live, feather-covered Peeps. Celebrate man’s triumph over nature with today’s Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of candy and sweets at Maureen’s Sweet Shoppe, located in the Heritage Village Shoppes in East Longmeadow.
The confection peddlers at Maureen’s Sweet Shoppe subdue sucrose-craving taste buds with an ample assortment of gourmet chocolates, flavored popcorn, and extreme truffles. Start a sweet-centric dessert excursion with a chocolate-dipped apple, studded with a candy or nut topping ($7–$10), or tickle your tongue with a multihued, retro lollipop ($1–$4). More than 50 varieties of bulk candy, gummies ($8.95 per pound), and 21 colors of M&Ms ($11.99 per pound) stand at the ready to fill candy bags. Or, stock up on America’s favorite cinematic comestible with handmade batches of gourmet, flavor-frosted popcorns ($2.50+), ranging from the traditional caramel to the multifaceted peppermint, which doubles as a snacktime noshable and breath-freshening nibble. Meanwhile, a selection of gourmet chocolates ($15.95–$21.95 per pound), many made daily on site, can sate cocoa yearnings or replace previously eaten chess pieces.
- Got a sweet tooth? Boy, do we have the place for you. – Nate Luscombe, MassAppeal
33 Harkness Ave.
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01028Get Directions