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Tuesday
Dec212010

Sweet Giveaway: Delicious Candy from Sarris Candies

The holidays can be a stressful time. Stress makes you hungry.

But at least one lucky reader (well, from the lower 48 US States, that is) won't starve to death, because Sarris Candies was kind enough to offer some sweet booty for a giveaway!

Never heard of Sarris Candies? Too bad, because not only do they have delicious chocolates, but they come with a delicious backstory which includes both chocolate and love:

You might say it all started when Frank Sarris found a sweetheart. As a young man trying to win the affections of the lovely Athena, Frank presented her with a gift as sweet as she was, a box of chocolates. Athena's face lit up as she lifted the lid and Frank knew he was in love. He also knew he could make better chocolate.

And so he began, first producing small amounts in his basement for friends and family and then, as the word spread, he began making more and more candy for the local market. Frank and Athena married soon after and Sarris Candies was born in the basement of their Canonsburg (PA) home. 

and it goes on...

To this day, Frank and Athena are still sweet on each other. One taste of Sarris Chocolates and you'll fall in love, too!

What could you win? Good stuff. The parcel will start with a one-pound assortment:

Our most popular assortment containing old time favorites such as freshly roasted nuts, double dipped in our rich milk chocolate, assorted meltaways, fresh fruit creams, toasted coconut, caramels and more all nestled in a beautiful gold foil gift box

But wait, there's more! Said reader will also receive a sweet and salty delight known as the Pretzel Bag:

In the kitchen, bakers hand-twist fresh dough into those old, familiar knots, then oven-bake them to just the right crispness. Each pretzel is then lovingly dipped into decadently rich milk, dark or white chocolate. 

How do you put your name in the running? Simply leave a comment below saying what your favorite type of chocolate is when you receive an assortment. Do you dig in for the often square-shaped caramels, like me? Or do you try to find an elusive maple cream? Or perhaps you covet the chocolate covered cherries?

Of course (duh) if you can't wait, you can always order online here.

The giveaway will close on Tuesday, December 28 at 12pm PST!

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Reader Comments (216)

anything with coconut!!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterLauren
I'm all about either the ones with the oozy caramel or the chocolate nut clusters!
December 21 | Unregistered Commenteralicia
Hazelnut chocolate!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterChristine
I really love chocolate covered cherries! When I bite into them...its pure bliss.
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda
Caramels, of course!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterSudenveri
I love, love, love the chocolate caramels! Sweet chewy and o-so-delicious. Thanks for the giveaway!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterAllison
Cool giveaway! I love truffles.
December 21 | Unregistered Commenterdelia
I always dig for the caramels, which is something I learned from my mom!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
I am all about the milk chocolate covered caramels.
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterMaureen
I like the dark chocolate raspberry creams.
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterRandy
Chocolate covered toffee squares - I could eat those all day long!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterHeather in Ohio
anything nutty and dark is the first out of the box.... followed by the caramels & nougats!
December 21 | Unregistered Commenterandrea young
Caramels...always the caramels.
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterLora
I look for the ones with the creamy chocolate centers!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer
Chocolate covered nuts! So satisfying :D
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterYadira
caramel filled!! The best hands down!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterMelindaB
I am all about the caramel!!!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
Chocolate filled with chocolate! Chocolate filled with coconut! Anything with coffee. And almond!
my favs are the caramels & nougats!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterChelsea
I would have to say coconut chocolates are my favorite.. Best combination next to chocolate and peanut butter.
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterJenn
I love the cherry cordials! Thank you :)
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterTZel
I look for the one that is decorated the prettiest! I usually end up taking a bite out of every one!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterLiz S
I love anything with caramel or coconut in it... so yummy!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa
Truffles! Chocolately ones!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterJackie
I always go for the dark chocolate squares or truffles!
December 21 | Unregistered CommenterJeanne
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