Posts Tagged: Boston candy

What Tasty Gifts to Bring on New Years

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate and let loose, but it’s still important to be a thoughtful party guest if you’re going to a festive get-together. If you’re stumped on what to bring to your New Year’s Eve party this year, Hilliard’s Chocolates has a variety of options for you! Savor a Distinctive… Read more »

Ring in the New Year with Chocolates, Candies & More

It’s hard to believe that New Year’s Eve is just a few short days away. 2016 was a big year for us here at Hilliards Chocolates. Filled with its ups and downs, it brought us a brand new shop in Norwell, Massachusetts; plenty of delicious chocolates and candies; and lots of wonderful memories with our… Read more »

Fresh Roasted Nuts & More Thanksgiving Desserts

For families in the Boston, Massachusetts area, there are few things that say Thanksgiving more than Hilliards Chocolates’ fresh roasted cashews and mixed nuts. A seasonal specialty that our guests can’t get enough of, they are the perfect snack for your guests to munch on while dinner is still in the oven. Not only are… Read more »

Celebrate National Candy Day on Friday, November 4

Here at Hilliards Chocolates we consider every day a great day to enjoy candy. But did you know that there is a national observance to celebrate the gourmet confections we love so much? Titled “National Candy Day”, this dedication to sweet treats takes place on Friday, November 4. We aren’t quite sure when this national… Read more »

Summer’s Favorite Treat: Saltwater Taffy

Cooked in large kettles, spun on “Taffy Pull” machines and available in an endless array of colorful flavors, saltwater taffy is a melt-in-your-mouth treat that screams summer. But why is it that this popular confection is only available once per year? Anyone who grew up along the Atlantic Coast of southeastern New England and New… Read more »

Celebrate National Chocolate Mint Day on February 19!

If you are a fan of mint chocolate chip ice cream or peppermint thins, you are in luck, because your new favorite day of the year is almost here! This Friday, February 19, is National Chocolate Mint Day, the perfect occasion to indulge in one of the best flavor combinations around. How did a day… Read more »

Celebrate National Cherry Month with Cherry Cordials

If you love the rich flavor of cherries, then you are in luck this month! February is National Cherry Month, the perfect excuse to indulge in your favorite cherry-flavored dessert. Our favorite choice? Here at Hilliards Chocolates we especially enjoy cherry cordials. Dipped in milk or dark chocolate, these juicy maraschino cherry delights are made… Read more »

Happy National Buttercrunch Day!

Celebrated annually on January 20, National Buttercrunch Day is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the delectable flavors of buttercrunch candy. Known by a few different names, this gourmet snack is also called toffee crunch and English toffee.  Created from caramelized sugar, chocolate and nuts, the proper cooking of toffee crunch is a delicate process that… Read more »