Sweet treats for Valentine’s Day

Ditch those boring, old candy conversation hearts for a new crop of fun Valentine’s Day sweets.
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Milk chocolate–covered raspberry marshmallow hearts by Peeps $1.20, Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts (2639 N Elston Ave, 773-227-7874 and other locations) Photo: Nicole Radja
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Conversation vanilla sugar cookies double heart $2.50, X and O $2 each, Sarah’s Pastries & Candies (70 E Oak St, 312-664-6223) Photo: Nicole Radja
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Bubble-gum and ginger-rose (egg, nut and dairy–free) mini cupcakes $1.60 each/$17.50 dozen (pre-order), Sweet Cakes Bakery (901 N Damen Ave,773-772-5771) Photo: Nicole Radja
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Lip Pops lollipop $1, Dollar Tree (3016 N Ashland Ave, 773-248-2556 and other locations) Photo: Nicole Radja
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Personalized cherry lollipop hearts $2, the Fudge Pot (1532 N Wells St, 312-943-1777) Photo: Nicole Radja
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Valentine Lollipals $4, Amy’s Candy Bar (4704 N Damen Ave, 773-942-6386) Photo: Nicole Radja
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Minnie & Mickey collectible Pez dispensers $9, Candyality (520 N Michigan Ave, 312-527-1010; 835 N Michigan Ave, 312-867-5500; and 3425 N Southport Ave, 773-472-7800) Photo: Nicole Radja
By Heather Shouse |
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