Whether you're planning for a school party, have a hot date or just want to share some sugar-coated love with your family and friends this month, be sure to make a stop at one of these five Oklahoma City spots to pick up something special. Show one of these locally-owned shops some love this Valentine's Day and then check out our Valentine's Day Fun Guide to find a fun event.
Woody Candy Company
Turtles and toffees and pralines, oh my! Woody Candy Company is an Oklahoma City staple cranking out all the nostalgic sweets from your childhood. Everything at this charming shop has been made from scratch since 1927. Top picks include the assortment of brittles and fudge. Find them at922 N.W. 70th St.
Sweets on the Side
The Edmond mom and self-taught baker behind Sweets on the Sideputs a personal touch on every cookie she makes. Your Valentine will swoon over the custom cookies that are each individually hand-piped and painted. The cookies look almost too beautiful to eat, but they taste as good as they look so go ahead and dig in. Order online or call607-0969.
La Baguette Bistro &Bakery
Step up to the bakery case at La Baguette and you'll immediately realize you're in for a special treat. Year-round, the bakery produces classic treats like cheesecake and tiramisu. Around Valentine's Day, they outdo themselves with decadent chocolate-covered everything and special treats decorated perfectly for the occasion.
If cupcakes are more your thing, step into Pinkitzeland take your pick from about a dozen of the daily cake offerings. From traditional chocolate to funky flavors like pink lemonade, the cake stands stay packed with plenty of variety to please your sweetheart. With half the store dedicated solely to candy, you're sure to find something for everyone here. Find them in Bricktown at 150 N. EK Gaylord Blvd. and in Edmond at 1539 E. 15th St.
Located in the Historic National Saddlery Building in the heart of Stockyards City, Stockyards Sarsaparilla offers a wide selection of nostalgia candies, sodas, homemade fudge and western-themed gifts. From peanut patties to old fashioned taffy, candy lovers are sure to find a sweet treat.