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Decorated with pharmaceutical antiques (not priced to sell), we are well known for our old time soda fountain. Here we make Green Rivers phosphates (or any flavor phosphate) and chocolate malts, along with ice cream sodas served in an old fashioned atmosphere with wooden floors and furnishings

Cakes for weddings, quinceaneras and other occasions, along with cookies (including iced and Mexican cookies), muffins, brownies, cheesecakes, and tres leche cakes. Be sure to try our mocha cake, a chocolate cake with coffee and milk. Open 6a-6p Mon-Fri and 6a to noon on Sat. Follow us on Facebook!

Baked by Liz caters to your sweet tooth! Our bakery sells cinnamon rolls, muffins, specialty cakes and cupcakes by the dozen. A flavor of the day is chosen for cupcakes. The bakery also offers espresso drinks and iced and blended coffees using locally roasted beans. We also offer catering service and we can host parties of 25 to 30 in a room at the bakery. Open from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Come in and try any of our tempting chocolate offerings or try one of our three signature specialties - choose from our 14 Layer Cinnamon Torte - 14 layers of delectable cinnamon with an exquisite chocolate filling piled with chocolate curls on top; our rich Bavarian cake - a chocolate cake made with a Bavarian fruit filling and finished with a chocolate drizzle or our Chocolate Ganache filled and topped in rich chocolate. Relax with our in-house roasted coffees and espressos or enjoy café mocha, hot chocolate or chocolate chia tea along with chocolate scones, muffins and tri-level brownies. Also serving breakfast quiches and daily lunch specials. Full catering & wedding cake services available.

Sandwiches, soups, pastries, ice cream, variety of specialty coffees and more! We're located in the Kraft Building in the heart of historic Mt Carroll. Come explore the brick streets and country charm of Mt Carroll and stop in to see our newly restored historic bldg.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, outstanding desserts, custom roasted coffees and acoustic live music. We offer dessert choices that are all fresh baked from scratch. Our delectable delights range from carrot cake to warm caramel apple pie. We also have decadent cheesecakes like Caramel Pecan and 'chocolate-gods' Irish Cream brownies for your late night craving. Roasting of fresh coffee beans fills the air each week as we assure the best quality and freshness in our espresso blends and house coffees; iced coffee-based drinks and smoothies top off the custom drinks along with various other teas and soft drinks. Finally, live music is offered each weekend for your enjoyment. On the last Friday of the month we have open mic night from 6:30-9:30pm where you really get your 15 minutes of fame.

We offer other options like hosting parties and services for area businesses and families. We provide a full audio and visual center for your meetings and a full kitchen for your party or meeting needs. We are open for business from 5-10 pm on Friday and Saturday. Join us on Facebook to get weekly dessert updates and event notification.

A dream come true for the popcorn and chocolate enthusiast. Blarney Stone Popcorn features over 20 flavors of popcorn. The chocolate lover will savor the Turtle, Chocolate Caramel Delight and Chocolate Macadamia Nut flavors. Dip & bread mixes, pastas, dressings, BBQ rubs & sauces, flavored coffees, caramels and other chocolate treats can be found throughout our unique store.

We offer Calorie Free Chocolate! Chocolate Mint Candles, Caramel Brownie Cheesecake Tarts and Air Fresheners, or even create your own Candle Masterpiece in our Candle Studio! Call for information on group classes or demonstrations. Friend us on Facebook!

We make chocolate, fudge, hard candy and taffy bouquets, with products we have on site or with candy and containers customers bring in. We also deliver. We are flexible and will work within your price range. Our hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Our unique floral and gift shop features seasonal settings with floral and antique displays. A variety of fresh, classic chocolates are offered in upscale packaging. Free chocolate samples available.

Chocoholics beware! Here, among the truffles and the meltaways, the nuts and the caramels, the Gourmet Bridge Mix and other familiar favorites, you'll find one very rare and extraordinary ingredient - our 100% pure chocolate passion. We not only feature over 70 different kinds of chocolate indulgences but we also offer gourmet blends of coffees, teas & smoothies. Now you can join us in our Café for breakfast or lunch or just stop in for one of our tempting desserts. We're here to satisfy your every chocolate fantasy!

We offer amazing Chocolate Martinis, a chocolate fondue for two served with fruit, pound cake and cream puffs. We also have chocolate liquor cups for your after dinner delight.

Located on the 2nd floor of the Hickory Grove Bldg

Our store is filled with old fashion Candy, Pop Corn, fresh chocolates and fudge.  We’re located in the Northland Mall in Sterling.  Follow us on Facebook.

Full service retail or wholesale bakery. We're the #1 in the Sterling-Rock Falls area! Family owned & operated since 1942. Check out our website and join us on Facebook.

Yes You Are Worth It!!!

 Once you have completed your getaway reservation with Hickory Hideaway, we will
assist you in customizing your own your chocolate experience all within minutes of your cabin.
Your indulgences may include:
Gourmet Smore’s at your campfire at Hickory Hideaway Cabins;Chocolate Martini samplings & specials at Lake Carroll Clubhouse;
And last but not least,Chocolate Fondue or a divine tasting of wine
in a decadent gourmet chocolate cup at Silver Moon Winery.
To treat yourself to this sweet deal, call for reservations/pricing and mention the Chocolate Trail.
Additional Sweet Chocolate surprises may also be available for chocolate trail participants.




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