By Mary Kleffner
Posted On: Feb 7, 2020
There’s nothing more “Ohio” than the buckeye. University mascots, the state tree and – the Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail! Developed by Miami County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, this 37-stop trail is the ultimate opportunity to sample dozens of these treasured peanut butter and chocolate traditions.
Showcase your Ohio spirit, satisfy your sweet tooth and read up on just a few of the delicious stops that await you on the Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail!
Following the dream of Anthony Zanetos, the Anthony-Thomas Candy Company was created in 1952, a joint business venture between Zanetos and his son Thomas. Over the past sixty years the business has continued to grow, now employing over 200 people and producing an average of 50,000 pounds of chocolate daily! Officially licensed by The Ohio State University, Anthony Thomas’ candy buckeyes are some of the best the region has to offer.
Rich in both taste and tradition, Malley’s has served Cleveland and the surrounding areas for over eight decades. What began as a boyhood dream of Albert “Mike” Malley has turned into a one-stop shop location that will serve all your sweet tooth’s needs – from cookies and candies to their award-winning chocolate. Using their special-recipe milk chocolate, buckeyes from Malley’s are truly a delectable treat!
Haute Chocolate has creating freestyle chocolate treats since 1979. This spot, located in Montgomery, offers every kind of chocolate you could want. But it’s their buckeyes that are the real treat.
Nothing But Chocolate
Chocolate isn’t just a treat at Nothing But Chocolate – it’s a source of pure joy. Visit Cambridge, Ohio and sample their homemade buckeyes made with the perfect blend of peanut butter and their handcrafted, smooth and creamy chocolate.
Winans Chocolates and Coffees
Explore historic downtown Piqua while sampling the chocolate and peanut butter perfection made by Winans Chocolates and Coffees! Established in 1933 by Wayne and Edla Winans, this premium chocolate and coffee shop is now in its 4th generation of family ownership. Handmade the same way for generations, this stop’s candy buckeyes and other assorted candies are perfect to try with all your loved ones.
Marsha’s Homemade Buckeye Candies
For over thirty years, Marsha’s Homemade Buckeye Candies of Perrysburg has perfected the manufacturing of peanut butter and chocolate buckeyes. The buckeye is the only candy this shop makes – meaning you’re bound to take a bite into pure peanut butter and chocolate bliss at this stop!
For a complete list of the Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail, click here. Peanut butter and chocolate goodness await you!