Holiday Picks: Ruth Hunt Candy


Bourbon Balls, Cream Candy, Blue Mondays–since 1921, Ruth Hunt Candies has been locally owned and operated and making traditional Kentucky treats that we all love. Started by Ruth Hunt in her home kitchen and now owned by Larry Kezele of Lexington, Ruth Hunt is delighted to be a major provider of Kentucky candies and the chocolatier for Woodford Reserve, making Bourbon Balls, Bourbon Caramels, Mint Juleps, Chocolate Bourbon Sea Salt Caramels and Bourbon Butter Crunch, sold here at home and shipped worldwide.

You can find all of Ruth Hunt’s sweet treats and seasonal favorites at the Lexington Store on Walton Avenue, or the factory store in Mt. Sterling, KY. With a wide variety of candy, greeting cards, University of Kentucky licensed products, Kentucky cookbooks and Kentucky Proud products, Ruth Hunt Candies provides a local option for all your gift needs. A full service US Post Office on premises makes shipping easy!

Visit them online for store hours and directions to the Mt. Sterling factory!


Ruth Hunt Candies

213 Walton Ave. | Lexington, KY

859.268.1559 |