Bobby's dream of inventing his own ice cream flavor came true at the Ben & Jerry's headquarters: buttermilk blueberry cheesecake. Dessert lovers can take the full behind-the-scenes factory tour to see how their favorite flavors are made and stop by the gift shop to take a pint (or three) to go.
These marshmallows aren't your typical s'more stuffer. At Plush Puffs, they've re-engineered the humble mallow into an artisan confection with flavors like caramel swirl, lemony meringue and chocolate chipetta. For big marshmallow fanatics, order "The Big One," a whopping 2-pound marshmallow.
The Chocolate Bar in Houston serves up sweet spins on classic pub snacks like Chocolate-Covered Popcorn and Fritos Brittle. The signature dessert pizza replaces pepperoni and cheese with candied ginger root and white chocolate. On Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler gave it his stamp of approval.
Called the modern-day Willy Wonka, Max Brenner makes crazy chocolate creations, such as chocolate martinis and chocolate mac & cheese. But Aarón Sánchez couldn't resist his Chocolate Pizza made with bananas, marshmallows and layers of chocolate, calling it a "match made in heaven."
Adam Gertler, host of Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, takes a tour at Hershey's in Hershey, PA, and enjoys the classic Reese's Peanut Butter Pumpkins.
Host of Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler tours the M&M's factory in Cleveland, TN, where they're creating their latest flavor, a mouthwatering combination of sweet and salty.
The Sinfully Sweet Apple Company in La Verne, Calif., sells far more than your typical caramel apples. The Blue Hawaiian, for instance, has coconut and pineapple, while the Bavarian Cream is covered in graham cracker crumbs. On Kid in a Candy Store, Adam Gertler helped make a festive Holly Apple.
Adam Gertler had his hands full when visiting Popcorn Girl for Kid in a Candy Store. The Las Vegas shop carries an above-average amount of popcorn and popcorn flavors. As the Popcorn Girl suggests, try the Confetti bag that comes with grape, banana, blueberry, blackberry and more.
The Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, Texas, may have opened in 2007, but this place is chock-full of old-fashioned delights like taffy, milkshakes and even a soda fountain where flavors are added by hand. A favorite is Cherry Limeade, which Adam Gertler claims is the best soda he’s ever tasted.
At Olsen's Danish Village, the traditional Kransekage cake (often seen at Danish weddings) has been a delightful spectacle for decades. Olsen's stacks 16 individual pastry rings, then drizzles icing on each layer. Although the cake is a showstopper, Olsen's offers other Danish goodies too.
Inspired by their love of food and architecture, Freya Estreller and Natasha Case came up with the name Coolhaus for their dessert truck, which serves architecturally-inspired ice cream sandwiches made with fresh baked cookies. Find them on the streets of Austin, Dallas, L.A., New York or Miami.
On Food Network's Kid in a Candy Store, host Adam Gertler finds a tiny treat worth talking about at the NECCO factory in Revere, MA, where they make the classic Valentine's Day candy, Sweethearts Conversation Hearts.
Although Vosges Haut-Chocolat creates more than 18 million pieces of edible chocolates a year, each piece still has an unmistakable flavor. As Adam Gertler discovered, come the Easter Season, they wow customers with their bacon and egg chocolates infused with liquid smoke.
Host Adam Gertler visit the Peeps & Company store, in National Harbor, MD, where a local artist is creating tasty, candy art using the classic marshmallow confections, on Food Network's
The Doughnut Plant's peanut butter and jelly doughnuts remind the Neelys of their childhood. The square doughnuts are glazed in fresh roasted peanut butter and filled with homemade blackberry jam. Chocolate lovers should try the Blackout, which is a chocolate-glazed and filled chocolate doughnut.