Top 5 Confectionaries

Amanda Harper


Bourbon Bonbons

These handmade confections are made with premium chocolate and the finest bourbons. Bourbon Bonbons offers a sweet bite of Kentucky. Available at the Whole Foods Market Bakery at the Summit, Good Foods Co-op and on Etsy.

Old Kentucky Chocolates

Hamburg, Lansdowne Shoppes and Southland Drive • 

Family-owned and operated for over 50 years, chocolate is in their name and it’s truly their specialty. Old Kentucky Chocolates offers a variety of unexpected sweets and treats. You have to try the chocolate covered grapes or potato chips!

Sharp’s Candies

2021 Regency Road, Lexington •859.276.4625  •

Sharp’s offers over 100 different varieties of candy, all from family recipes. From bourbon cherries, cremes and truffles made with Woodford Reserve to freshly dipped chocolate strawberries, Sharp’s has the treats that any Valentine would love.

Ruth Hunt Candies

213 Walton Avenue •859.268.1559 •

With a history of excellence dating back to 1921, Ruth Hunt Candies offers a variety of chocolates and candies to suit any taste. While their Blue Monday Candy Bars may be their signature, their assorted chocolates can’t be missed. Ask about their hemp chocolates!

Heavenly Confectionery


Owner Donna handmakes all of the treats herself, from bourbon balls to brownie bites. Her chocolates are available through the Heavenly Confectionery website; she also accepts orders by phone or email.