Easter is right around the corner, and if you're still stocking up to make baskets, don't worry. Local confectionary favorites are prepping freshly made sweets to brighten up your Sunday and take the worry out of planning for the holiday. From chocolate to caramel corn and bright pastel colors, this Easter is definitely going to be looking and tasting great.
Chocolate Bunnies at Julia Baker Confections From chocolate bunnies big and small to chocolate eggs, Julia Baker Confections has cocoa lovers covered this Easter with delightful designs. The seven inch chocolate bunny is $12 at the Biltmore location or online on the Julia Baker website.
Lemon Verbena Drops at Super Chunk Sweets and Treats We love Country Velador's lemon drops, which are the perfect balance of tart and sweet with a generous powdered sugar topping. If you could turn a lemon bar into hard candy, it would taste like Velador's lemon drops. While there are many treats that you can choose from at Super Chunk, including bacon chocolate caramel corn and handmade licorice, the $2 per ounce price tag for the lemon drops is unbeatable.
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Colored Marshmallows at Tracy Dempsey Originals There's pretty much nothing in this world cuter than handmade marshmallows and Tracy Dempsey has the market cornered. Now she's added fun pastel colors to fit in perfectly to any Easter basket. Packaged as a four pack, the marshmallows come in orange, lemon, key lime and strawberry flavors for $4 per bag. Get them today and tomorrow at Dempsey's shop at 1323 West University Drive in Tempe, along with some other sweets, from 1 until 3:30 p.m.