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Candies of Abilene
If you feel the urge for something sweet while spending time in Abilene, satisfy your craving at one of the city’s many candy stores. Brittles, fudge and everything chocolate are just a few of the delicious confections the city has to offer.

Candies by Vletas
You won’t find any machinery here — all candy is hand-made using no preservatives using the same marble tables and copper pots that were used in 1912. For more information, visit www.candiesbyvletas.com.

Sweet Retreat Chocolate
Chocolate lovers can’t miss here. Feeling adventurous? Try their chocolate-dipped jalapeno. This candy shop supports Disability Resources Inc. so feel good about indulging. Visit the shop at 3602 North Clack.

The Chocolate Box
Treat the kids to an eyeful of candy bins featuring everything gummy, sweet and sour. Or score hard-to-find old fashioned candies here. And, for the brave, the shop offers crickets in a variety of flavors as well as other bug creations. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/TheChocolateBox.


Downtown Dayz
Held the second Saturday of each month, Downtown Dayz features a wide range of events including locally owned shops, restaurants, street vendors, live entertainment and attractions in downtown Abilene.

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