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5 Handmade Southern Desserts to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

  • , by The Local Palate Marketplace

Celebrate springtime with sweet handcrafted treats made by talented artisans from across the South. From homemade fudge pie to pecan toffee, here are a few mouthwatering Southern desserts to indulge your sweet tooth this season.


Old Fashioned Fudge Pie from Colts Chocolate

Why mess with a classic recipe? This rich and creamy Old Fashioned Fudge Pie from Colts Chocolate features pure milk chocolate mixed and melted into a flaky crust. It’ll serve up to eight.

Broadway Grahams from Colts Chocolate

Think of your favorite cheesecake crust coated in milk chocolate. Sound good? Then you’ll love these buttery soft chocolate-covered Broadway Grahams, made in Nashville by Colts Chocolate.

Burnt Caramel Sauce from J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works

Enrich any dessert with a drizzle of burnt, nutty, salty goodness with this Burnt Caramel Sauce. J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works makes the sauce in West Virginia using organic cream, butter, and sugar.

Holmes Sweet Home’s Pineapple Cashew Brittle

Baker Sam Holmes makes her Pineapple Cashew Brittle in Greenville, South Carolina. A vegan and gluten-free brittle, it’s made with just a handful of ingredients: cane sugar, dried pineapple, cashews, and salt.

Griff’s Pecan Toffee

Made with 100-percent natural ingredients and a secret family recipe, Griff’s Pecan toffee is a crunchy sweet treat that also happens to be gluten-free.

For more Southern desserts, browse our curated selection of sweets here.

Written by Daniela Johnson

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