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Best Chocolate Gifts for Dad This Father’s Day

Dad deserves something sweet. Treat him to something special from Stefanelli’s selection of sweets and get inspired to go all out with chocolate gifts for dad. 

Mother’s Day Chocolates She’ll Unconditionally Love

Let mom know how much you love her by gifting some mother’s day chocolates from Stefanelli’s. We'll help you make this year’s mother’s day as sweet as can be!

DIY Easter Basket Ideas for 2022
It’s spring at Stefanelli’s and you know what that means — the Easter bunny is coming! We collected a list of chocolate fan favorites from our Easter selection for 2022 to help you craft the perfect basket. Check it out!
Sponge Candy & Stefanelli’s: An Erie Love Story

Sink your teeth into a rich history of sponge candy at Stefanelli’s. Erie locals love this sweet treat - get your hands on some Stefanelli’s sponge candy and see why!

Top Picks for Valentine’s Day Chocolates and Candies

At Stefanelli's, we consider ourselves professional chocolate-lovers, so you know we love Valentine's Day! We compiled a list of this year's best chocolate and candy gift ideas so that you can easily find something perfect for your special someone.

Gourmet Chocolate Gifts for Your Shopping List
Gourmet chocolate gifts are the perfect holiday present for anyone who could use some extra sweetness in their life. Shop good gifts for teachers, the perfect treat for your special someone and more this holiday season.
7 Steps to Creating the Perfect Corporate Chocolate Gift Box
Ready to wow clients with an exceptional business gift? Looking to boost employee morale? Here are seven steps you should take when designing your corporate chocolate gift boxes this year.
Sponge Candy Recipes: Elevating a Local Delicacy
Around the world, sponge candy is a coveted treat. The fluffy yet stiff honeycomb-like sponge and creamy chocolate pair perfectly to create a mouthwatering dessert or snack that satisfies even the most hard to satiate sweet tooth. While the history...
Easter basket ideas for everyone in your family
Shopping for the family only adds more pressure around the holidays. Thankfully, it doesn't have to this Easter season. Get inspiration for Easter baskets and become the best Easter Bunny around.
Valentine’s Day Candy Guide: Handmade Treats for Those You Cherish
Getting your special someone some kind of chocolate for Valentine’s Day is a no brainer. But what is the best chocolate for Valentine’s Day that will send your love to all the people in your life?  Keep things simple so...
The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Gifts for Clients & Employees
Unsure of how to show your appreciation for supportive customers and hard working employees this holiday season? Let us help you with these corporate gift ideas to fit every budget and situation!
Fall Candy Doesn’t Mean Simply Halloween Candy
Fall flavors are broad and sweet, some much more so than the beloved pumpkin spice. By embracing these seasonal flavors (in the form of all types of fall candy) we can immerse ourselves in the season.
Sponge Candy vs Honeycomb Candy
The differences between sponge candy and honeycomb candy make them hard to decipher, but the similarities place them both in the realm of iconic and unique candies. To figure out what makes each unique one must dive into what honeycomb candy is and how to make sponge candy.
The Best Easter Basket Candy for Your Family
Easter is upon us once again, which means it’s time to decide what you’re putting in your Easter baskets this year. We are here to help by providing some insight on the best easter candy to put in your basket.
Holiday Shopping Starter Kit: The People’s Favorites
So many Stefanelli's Candies specialties, so little time — here are some of our customers' favorites, as chosen in social media polls.
Chocolate 101
How chocolate tastes and feels is all about how you heat it and what you put into it. Learn the basics here.