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10 Nostalgic Texas Candy Shops to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

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Step back to a moment in time when you would walk down to the corner store for that favorite candy bar or chewing gum to make the largest bubble ever. Life’s little pleasures were trading cartoon wrappers from your Bazooka Bubble Gum or swapping Pez Candy with your best friend as the sun set on a simpler time.

Fast forward from those nostalgic days long gone along with the candy stores found in almost every neighborhood, to making it a treat to find longstanding vintage candy shops around Texas that still carry old time favorites such as Chuckles, Pop Rocks, Razzles, Goo Goo Clusters, Astro Pops and Fruit Strip Gum, to name a few oldies but goodies.

Below are 10 candy shops in Texas where you will find not only hard to find favorites but unusual offerings to satisfy your sweet tooth and bring out the kid at heart.

1. Big Top Candy Shop– Austin, Texas



Located in the heart of South Congress District, Big Top Candy is fitting of its name with its circus inspired look and top to bottom array of rows of never ending candy to choose from.

Complete with an old fashioned soda fountain and a menu full of house specialties along with an array of flavors to choose for that ice cream soda, float or shake, you’re sure to satisfy your craving. With over 2000 types of wrapped candy, this is a favorite among locals.

2. Blooms Candy and Soda Pop Shop-Carrollton, Texas


Located in Historic Downtown Carrollton, Blooms Candy and Soda Pop Shop carries a large offering of nostalgic and retro candy. “What began as a flower shop (Blooms on the Square) has morphed into a full-fledged old fashioned candy & soda pop shop,” states its website.

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