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It’s hard to believe that Easter is just around the corner. With it come mouth-watering goodies to choose from for Easter baskets. Luckily, there are several fantastic locations within New York City in which to buy candies and chocolates. Read on to discover some of the best goodies for Easter baskets.

Economy Candy
108 Rivington St.
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-1531

Economy Candy is the best spot for Easter candy goodies both online and on site. It has a wide assortment of candy types from Disney’s “Frozen” to kosher items. This Lower East Side staple has been around since since 1937. Economy Candy prides itself with changing with the times and boasts that customer loyalty is what has kept it around for nearly 80 years. Be sure to stop by Economy Candy this Easter, it will be sure to have whatever tasty goodies your heart desires.

Sugar & Plumm
377 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, New York 10024
(212) 787-8778

With three locations throughout New York and one corporate office, you’ll be sure to find something at Sugar and Plum this Easter. Each of the locations of Sugar & Plumm are beautiful and filled with delicious treats. Not only are you able to indulge in tasty meals, but there’s also a commissary with goodies perfect for your Easter baskets as well. Items may be purchased on site and online.

The Sweet Life
23 Hester St.
New York, NY 10002
(212) 598-0092

Established in 1982, The Sweet Life has the feel of an old-fashioned sweets shop. And if you’re in a rush to pick up a basket, this is the place to be. The family-owned shop offers pre-made gift baskets ready for you to grab on the go. Still, if you are making your own baskets there are tons of goodies to choose from, including jellybeans and rock candy. You can even slip one of their teas into the basket.

Related: NYC’s 5 Best Chocolate Treats

Dewey’s Candy
141 Front St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 422-1333

Owned and operated by Alison Oblonsky as “the one thing that would appeal to both young and old,” Dewey’s Candy has seasonal pre-paid gift baskets available and an assortment of candies and chocolates that will be great to slip into an Easter basket.This shop even has some candies that are New York City themed. Moreover, there are lollipops hanging from the ceiling!

Jacques Torres
350 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
(718) 875-1269

If chocolate is more your style, then Jacques Torres is the best bet for you. All the chocolates are hand-made and can be shipped to you or purchased at one of its various locations throughout New York City. Try the “Big Daddy” gift basket; it’s a pure chocolate delight.

Related: NYC’s 5 Best Easter Treats & Sweets

Tracy lives in the downstate area of New York. Some might call her an avid graduation affectionate (MA, Fordham University & MLS, SUNY Buffalo). She’d say she’s just waiting for the right degree to come along with a promise and a ring someday. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.