Halloween candy isn’t just for kids.
Although the novelty of full-sized chocolate bars might seem somewhat less exciting once you’re able to buy them yourself at every corner store – fear not! Toronto is full of creepy treats that will delight all ages.
Here are some of the best spooky sweets in the 6ix available for Halloween this year.
Everyday is Halloween for this Toronto chocolate maker specializing in skull-shaped truffles. Find Laura Slack chocolates for sale at fine foods retailers across Toronto as well as Slack’s HQ, Maisonette in the Distillery District.
Turn up the fear factor with these chocolate tasting bars embedded with real dried crickets and mealworms. Also available, chocolate coated bug bites.
Address: 361 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto
Brains! Mummies! Graveyards and more.
Address: 1006 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Daan Go sweets from Christopher Siu (of Masterchef Canada fame) are available all month long at this Tawainese bake shop in Markham. Downtown, find them for sale at the Toronto Bakers Market happening on October 30.
Apart from their appearance, these Halloween treats aren’t really that scary. They’re ethical, sustainable, wholesome, and made from bean-to-bar right here in Toronto.
Brains, wicked witches and creepy crawly tarantulas are in store from this Canadian candy maker with a Toronto outpost inside the flagship Hudson’s Bay store at Yonge and Queen.
Address: Hudson’s Bay, 176 Yonge Street, Toronto
If candy isn’t your thing, try the signature drink at this College Street cafe and cocktail bar. The skull-shaped cup comes filled with a double shot of espresso, milk and cream. You can even have it spiked with bourbon, triple sec and Kahlua if you dare.
Address: 388 College Street, Toronto
These skull-printed sweets filled with seasonal flavours are for sale at this confectioner in Liberty Village.
Address: 171 E Liberty Street #142, Toronto
Get your sweet fix with these pumpkin cakes featuring layers of chocolate, caramel and coconut.
Address: 780 Queen Street West, Toronto
Address: 1099 Yonge Street, Toronto
Address: The PATH, Richmond Adelaide Centre, Toronto
Address: Yorkdale Mall, 3401 Dufferin Street, Toronto
Chocolate pumpkins are sure to cast a spell over Toronto choco-holics.
Address: 1645 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
This dark chocolate truffle cake features a mirror glaze over peanut butter mousse and comes adorned with a chocolate skull.
Address: 215 Madison Avenue, Toronto
Stock up on trick or treat mix featuring spider, cat and pumpkin hard candies.
Address: 3360 Yonge Street, Toronto