33 Candy Stores In NJ To Fill Your Easter Baskets


Looking for unique treats to fill those Easter baskets? Go beyond the usual drugstore candy by shopping at one of these local candy stores in NJ for delish and unique treats. You’ll find chocolate sculpted eggs and bunnies, homemade truffles, and plenty of non-chocolate candies, too, like kid-favorite jelly beans. Scroll down for the sweetest shops in NJ to pick up a treat or two for all your Easter baskets. Want more sweet stuff? Find one of the best dessert spots in NJ near you. (featured photo credit: istock/bhofack2)

Candy shops in NJ for a sweet Easter

Easter Chocolates, candy stores in NJ

Milk and dark chocolate bunnies at the ready for Easter Bunny baskets. Photo Credit: @thirdavechocolate

Northern NJ Candy Shops

Al Richards Chocolates
Since 1978, this has been a sweet spot for fine handcrafted chocolates in Bayonne. Working in small batches with the finest premium ingredients, you’ll find delectable gift baskets filled with goodies, assorted chocolates, and more.
851 Broadway (Between 39th and 40th Street), Bayonne, NJ 07002

Bromilow Chocolates
Known as “The Sweetest Spot on the Mountain” in suburban Woodland Park, they’ve got a bunch of Easter treats, including double-dipped pretzels, Easter bunnies, peanut butter cups, and more.
350 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424 
891 Bloomfield Avenue,
West Caldwell, NJ 07006     

Chocolate Etc.
There are plenty of Easter goodies, including truffles, gift baskets, and a chocolate lovers’ tray of mixed chocolate. You can also pick up supplies to make chocolate with the fam at home.
391 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Chocolate Fantasia
For almost 30 years, this Bergen County chocolate shop has been serving up chocolate-dipped goodies, including fruit and cheesecake. This Easter, they offer fresh chocolate-dipped cheesecake, gourmet triple-dipped apples, and chocolate-dipped fruit platters.
137 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

The Chocolate Shoppe
Check out this shop specializing in hand-dipped orders: hot cocoa bombs, solid chocolate bunnies, themed dipped pretzel rods, and Asher’s filled foiled eggs.
62 East Mill Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853

Chocolates with Love
For over 40 years, this family-owned and operated business has made homemade premium chocolates. You’ll find solid chocolate bunnies, speckled malted eggs, and chocolate-covered Ore for Easteros.
47 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, NJ 07446 

The Chocolate Goat Gift Shoppe
At The Chocolate Goat Gift Shoppe, it’s enough to make a different candy combo for each Easter basket with an assortment of classic favorites such as peanut butter cups, milk chocolate marshmallows, salted caramels, buttercrunch, and much more. True to their namesake, there are loads of chocolate goat items, like the dark and milk-spotted Papa goat.
103 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848

Chocolate Treasures
Get the entire family in on DIY chocolate bombs from this shop, which specializes in chocolate craft making. You’ll find everything you need to make them, including bomb molds, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, sprinkles, and more.
90 Mountain View Boulevard, Wayne, NJ 07470

Conrad’s Confectionery
Stop by this shop for Easter bunny goodies. Fill your Easter basket with milk chocolate carrot lollipops, dark chocolate foil eggs, a hollow milk chocolate duck, and other sweet treats.
107 Westwood Avenue, Westwood, NJ 07675

Dayton Homemade Chocolates
Since 1912, this establishment has served Clifton and its surrounding towns, making it one of NJ’s oldest chocolate shops. The Easter offerings include an all-chocolate oval basket, hollow milk chocolate bunnies, and a religious cross lollipop.
1053 Bloomfield Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07012

Enjou Chocolat
This popular chocolate shop on a side street in Morristown sells homemade, delectable treats. Fill your baskets with solid chocolate bunnies, edible Easter baskets, and adorable chocolate lollipops. You can also pick up their chocolate at area grocery stores, where they sell packaged with 
8 DeHart Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Genevieve’s Home Made Chocolates
Celebrate Easter with handcrafted chocolates, where they make meltaways, chocolate-covered crackers, and chocolate-covered jellies on-site at the store.
174 Ray Street, Garfield, NJ 07026

Laurie’s Homemade Candies
With over 100 types of chocolate candies, 50 flavors of jellybeans, and 20 flavors of jelly fruit slices, you will surely find something here. This Easter, foiled chocolates, chocolate lollipops, and peeps are super sweet choices for your loved ones.
600 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470

Mrs. Hanna Krause Candy, Inc.
Try an Easter assortment box, foiled eggs, or raspberry gummies from this shop, which started in 1929. Their delicious candy is still made the old-fashioned way with copper kettles over open-flame stoves.
89 Westview Avenue (next to the Garden State Plaza), Paramus, NJ 07652

Robinson’s Chocolates
This shop offers adorable chocolate bunnies, assorted bunny corn, and more. Other fun choices include chocolate-foiled eggs, peeps, chocolate-covered strawberries, and a DIY chocolate box.
1325 Route 206 & Montgomery Shopping Center, Skillman, NJ 08558

Sook Chocolate
This shop stands out for its gourmet creations made with the finest Valhrona chocolate ingredientsTryry their uniquely flavored truffles, including Earl Grey, cinnamon, and cappuccino ganache.
24 S. Broad Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 

Zigarelli Chocolates
Easter options include truffles, assorted gift boxes, pretzels, lollipops, fruit, and more. Since 1965, this shop has had seasonal, specialty, and novelty chocolates.
34 Deforest Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936

Easter Chocolates, candy stores in NJ

Key Lime Pie eggs are a yummy twist on a traditional Easter treat. Photo Credit: @2chickswithchocolate 

Central NJ Candy Shops

Astor Chocolates
Chocolate lovers will love the little chocolate cups, which are perfect for an after-Easter dinner treat. You can also indulge in their cutely wrapped Moodibars, which feature flavors like dark chocolate strawberry champagne and creamy milk red velvet.
651 New Hampshire Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Carol’s Creative Chocolatez
This single-origin chocolate specialist has artisan creations like ganache truffles, nut bark, wine truffles, and the popular Belgian Praline. Want something more classic to fill the Easter baskets? Try some delicious chocolate squares.
24 Division Street, Somerville, NJ 08876

Chocolate Carousel
While you’ll find a delectable mix of baked goods and chocolate candies, you can pick up enough treats to last you all weekend. Check out their delicious chocolate bunnies, hot chocolate bombs in white and dark flavors, and Easter cookie decorating kits.
2510 Belmar Boulevard, Wall, NJ 07719

Chocolate Village
You can make your own chocolate delights, or they can do it for you. Add the pretty hot chocolate bombs, Rice Krispie treats, and chocolate-dipped pretzels to your Easter basket. 
1324 NJ-36, Hazlet, NJ 07730

David Bradley Chocolatier
The house special at this family-owned business is a sweet and savory chocolate-covered bacon. Give your fam a bunny smash box, a bunny cocoa bomb, or a Boo Boo bacon bunny (yes, filled with bacon) for something different this year.
92 N. Main Street, Building 19, Robbinsville, NJ 08561

Before you shop for your Easter basket, grab a gelato cookie sandwich or frozen hot chocolate pop at this Frenchtown store. Then, fill your basket with everything from nostalgic gummies to creamy chocolate-covered coconut candies. 
43 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825

Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe
Your family will love to try these homemade confections, including almond cranberry bark, a delicious chocolate assortment, or a chocolate-covered marshmallow kabob.
17 White Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Chocolate Works Red Bank
Enjoy quality hand-dipped Belgian Easter chocolates, homeade edible cookie dough and milkshakes, or a warm chocolate syringe straight from their flowing 4-foot chocolate fountain! 
36 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Third Avenue Chocolate Shoppe 
Chocolate-covered cherries, caramel squares, turtles, and Rice Krispie bars covered in chocolate are available here for your Easter needs. This shop has been making homemade chocolates for over 30 years.
1118 3rd Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07726

2 Chicks with Chocolate
Known for their brightly colored chocolates and yummy, unexpected flavors, 2 Chicks With Chocolate has creations that will give any Easter basket a chic touch. Gather up their painterly dip-dyed chocolate eggs (which look like works of art) filled with yummy flavors like PB crunch, key lime pie, and strawberry cheesecake. 
1300 Hwy 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748

Van Holten’s Homemade Chocolates
Along with yummy handcrafted chocolates, they have salt water, taffy, fudge, licorice, and more. And if you’re crew has special diet needs, they have gluten-free, sugar-free, peanut-free, and vegan options.
Van Holton’s Chocolates – 1893 NJ-88, Brick, NJ 08724 
Van Holten’s Sweet Shop -802 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Easter Chocolates, candy stores in NJ

Grab a delectable chocolate treat for your family this Easter. Photo Credit: @lucillescandies

Southern NJ Candy Shops

Barbera’s Chocolate On Occasion
If you’re looking for a variety of chocolate confections, you’ll find them here. Choose from chocolate-covered pretzels, white chocolate cookies, cream cocoa bombs, chocolate charcuterie boards, and chocolate-dipped peeps.
782 S. Brewster Road, Vineland, NJ 08361

Duffy’s Fine Chocolates
For over 100 years, this chocolate shop in NJ has been making small batches and hand-coated chocolates in South Jersey. For Easter, pick up a coconut cream egg, chocolate malt eggs, and mini ducks, bunnies and lambs filled with peanut butter. 
29 North Broadway, Gloucester City, NJ 08030
145 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033 

Jagielky’s Homemade Chocolates
This legendary Jersey Shore chocolate shop prides itself on its homemade, unique blends and original chocolate recipes. This Easter, shop nut bark, sea salt caramels, coconut fluffs, or double-dipped mints.
8018 Ventnor Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402
5115 Ventnor Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08402

Lucille’s has been making candies since 1927. Known for its mouth-watering fudge, this candy shop offers homemade chocolate-covered strawberries and other sweet treats, including tons of jelly bean flavors and seasonal chocolate bunnies for Easter.
156 NJ-72 East, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Mecha Chocolate
Coconut eggs, chocolate-dipped marshmallows, and chocolate lollipops are ideal for your Easter basket. This is one of those chocolate shops in NJ that you won’t want to miss this Easter.
7 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033

L & S Chocolates
Looking for delicious chocolates or vintage candy for this year’s Easter basket? L & S Chocolates prides itself on having a vast assortment of candy; seriously, there’s everything you could think of here. Have a favorite and don’t see it on their list? Let them know, and they will try and locate it for you.
103 East Main Street, Maple Shade, NJ 08052

Which candy shops in NJ are you stopping at for Easter?

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