Tastes and smells are the brain's time machines. Though sensory perception is unable to transport you to the future, it can take you back to third grade homeroom, when you first ate a Sugar Daddy. Taste the sugary fun of childhood without the scraped knees, math tests, and wind farm accidents with today's Groupon to Suckers Candy Inc. For $10, you get $25 worth of candy, chocolates, ice cream, and more.
Relive the innocence of the childhood you knew before the iron fist of life squeezed innocence from you as juice from an undernourished lime. Share the treats of your youth with a new generation of sticky-fingered kids. Suckers offers bulk gummies (most are $8.49 per pound except some Jelly Bellies and organic candies) and packaged candies (starting at 10 cents per item) including candy cigarettes, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Ring Pops, and Curly Wurly bars. The friendly folks at Suckers Candy will help you put together a gift box full of candy ($6 value for decorative box). Suckers also dishes out single-serving, pre-scooped ice cream from Plush Horse in Palos Park ($3.25 for one serving). Choose from a ton of flavors.
If you're beginning to stock up on holiday treats, Suckers offers a wide variety of chocolaty goodness (prices range from $9.95 to $24 per pound). Chocolate-dipped marshmallows dotted with sprinkles automatically induce salivation, while the taste of cherry cordials puts you in an unshakable holiday mood. Ready yourself for sweet-thirsty family members with truffles, caramels, almond bark, and more. Pretzels dipped in chocolate and dusted with rainbow sprinkles make a fun hostess gift for the bevy of holiday parties you plan to attend.
- re-live your childhood here. they got it all. a quaint store filled with vintage candy i thought were long extinct... this place is the "uncle fun" of candy. – lisa h.
- the lady working there was extremely nice and helpful...pointed me in the direction of some new soft sour chewy thingys...she even let me taste a few before just shoving all of them into my baggy. – Whitney S.
- And the chocolates were so dang good, turtles, chocolate covered Oreos, pretzels, peeps and gummies... – Judy M.
Bins and jars bursting with colorful sweets croon siren songs to passersby inside Suckers Candy Inc, which was featured on 190 North for their collection of nostalgic treats. A mammoth penguin sentry greets guests as they lick candy ice-cream cones, decorate nearby cheeks with confection-lipstick kisses, and give sock puppets the gift of sight with a couple of candy-button eyes. Specialty chocolate barks plus chocolate-covered pretzels and fruits stare out from glass display cases, hoping to hop inside one of Suckers’ custom gift packages, which are lovingly wrapped in plastic and sealed with bows.