Create the Perfect Basket for Every-Bunny

Have you ever wondered where in the world the Easter basket tradition came from? In short, the story originated in Germany, where you can still find many old churches with stone carvings and paintings of rabbits in groups of three (representing the Holy Trinity). Over time, the symbol of the hare was changed into the Easter Bunny. In Germany, the Osterhase (aka the Easter Bunny) magically laid eggs which he carried in a basket to deliver to children on Easter morning.


If you’re looking to rival the Easter Bunny when it comes to gifting pastel packages and sweet treats, look no further! This season, we’re meeting all of your Easter needs to keep the tradition going by creating your own custom basket with a variety of gifts, decorations and, of course, candy. Because all good things come in small, sugarcoated packages.


Did you know you can dye eggs with Kool-Aid you already have at the house (click on the picture above to learn how)? And if you like the chalkboard paint trend, you can use it on your Easter eggs for a unique look.


Then, to take your Easter basket personalization to the next level, CLICK HERE for some inspiration from Pinterest. Or you can click on the picture above and use the free printable to decorate the outsides of your baskets. And fill the insides with sweets from our store!

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From our family to yours, we wish you an egg-stra happy Easter filled with good company, love, and joy!

St. Patrick’s Day Specials

March 17th has been observed as the saint’s religious feast-day for more than 1,000 years! Be a wee bit Irish this St. Patrick’s Day, but go beyond simply wearing green and giving a pinch to those who don’t. Celebrate the rich Irish culture, history, and customs with a few of our festive recipes.

One of our favorite things to do at Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge is come up with unique and different treats for holiday gift giving and we’ve done it again for St. Paddy’s Day. Our kitchen has been full of the aromas of chocolate, mint, cinnamon, and vanilla as we’ve been busy cooking up treats to celebrate this year.


Since fudge is our specialty and what started it all here at Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge, we’ve concocted a “magically delicious” Luck of the Irish Fudge to spread the holiday spirit!

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Irish “Potatoes”, a century old tradition, are the perfect treat for a St. Paddy’s Day party. These yummy confections start off with a fresh coconut butter cream center which are hand formed into cute potato shapes and dusted in cinnamon.

Speaking of traditions, did you know corned been wasn’t even associated with the saint’s feast-day until the turn of the century? According to, Irish immigrants substituted corned beef for their traditional meal of boiled bacon to save money.

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Cabbage is not the only thing bacon makes taste better. The sweetness of our signature chocolate blend and caramel corn recipes is a perfect match for the smoked bacon’s saltiness. As luck would have it Chocolate Dipped Bacon and Bacon Caramel Corn will also go great with your favorite green beer.

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Maybe you crave salty and sweet, but desire a creamy treat that will melt in your mouth, with a touch of beer. Beer Infused Caramels are made with a locally brewed ale for just the right balance between sweet and malty.

Remember, these seasonal treats are available for a limited time only! Most importantly, “May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night,”

How Sweet It Is…

Indulging in chocolate is often referred to as a guilty pleasure, but Valentine’s Day is one exception to splurge. As it’s been often said, the way to someone’s heart is through his or her stomach.

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Whether you’re treating your sweetie to a romantic dinner at a fancy restaurant or planning to cook a delicious meal in the comfort of your own home, complement these gestures with something sinfully sweet – because no Valentine’s Day is complete without a little chocolate.

For that special someone who makes your heart flutter, we have designed a creamy milk chocolate Valentine Fudge and heart-shaped fudge dipped in sweet milk chocolate and embellished with mini hearts.

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Or treat your Valentine to Chocolate Dipped Fudge Bites. Of course, the best Smooch of all comes in chocolate.

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To take an appetizing look at all of our Valentine products, CLICK HERE to peruse our site. We’re sure to have something that will warm the heart and satisfy the sweet tooth of your Valentine.

What is your favorite candy to eat on Valentine’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!

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Top Gift Picks

Whether you’re looking to surprise mom with something heartfelt, give dad a gift to show your appreciation, find something fun for your siblings or show your significant other how much you care, we have homemade gifts for all of the hard-to-please people on your list. Not sure what to buy for everyone? Don’t worry! We’ve made it easy this year by giving you our own list of top holiday gifts.


Caramel Box – A little box with lots of chew.

Chocolate Fudge Snowflakes – You and your gift recipient will love to eat these snowflakes!

Business Card Fudge Box – Keep your customers smiling.

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Peppermint Stick Bark – A velvety-smooth base of peppermint infused dark or milk chocolate (your choice) topped off with a layer of white chocolate and a dusting of peppermint pieces.

Red Sprinkle Caramel Apple – A sweet and tart Granny Smith Apple bathed in our homemade caramel and dunked into our blend of creamy white chocolate with a dusting of red sprinkles. Perfect for the holidays!  

Hot Chocolate on a Stick – Great stocking stuffers and gifts for teachers! Swirl the blocks into steaming milk, and you’ll have a cup of hot chocolate worth lingering over while our homemade marshmallow slowly melts to form a rich topping.


Pick Your Passion Set – These bite-sized boxes of our signature chocolates and fudge are perfect for anyone on a limited budget.

Peppermint Truffles – Our candy crafters hand roll and hand dip each truffle. Packaged 8 per gift box.

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Chocolate Truffle Bowl – A totally edible gift… bowl and all! 

Gold Gift Box – An elegant thank you.


Holiday Candy Bar Set – This attractively holiday set of our homemade candy bars includes: dark chocolate mint with peppermint stick topping, solid milk chocolate, milk chocolate with gingerbread pieces and white chocolate drizzle, white chocolate mint with peppermint stick topping, and milk chocolate with cranberries and drizzled with white chocolate.

Giant Chocolate Bon Bon – A very unique gift that is the perfect alternative to a traditional cake! Fill the hand molded hollow chocolate shell with your own trinkets, or we can fill it with delicious treats for you. Mallet included for smashing.

Assorted Chocolate Gift Box – 18 pieces of our most popular hand-dipped chocolates, attractively packaged. Great for passing around the office or a party.

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Assorted Gift Basket – This will satisfy everyone on your gift list.

Tower of Temptation – Turtles, Fudge, and Cashew Crunch.

Almond, Cashew, Peanut, and Pecan Brittle Gift Tins – For the non-chocolate lovers on your list.


Cappuccino Pavlova with Sweetened Apples


A Pavlova not only sounds lovely, it looks gorgeous too. Okay, you might be asking, what is a Pavlova? It is a light and airy meringue-based dessert. Each bite just melts in your mouth. A fun fact: It was named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova. The lovely dessert can be vanilla, chocolate, mint, you pick the flavor. To top the dessert off, add berries, whipped cream, or something that screams Fall. For now, let’s enjoy some Cappuccino Pavlova with Sweetened Apples. Cappuccino Pavlova with Sweetened Apples

It will puff up while baking, then deflate while cooling. The outside is a delicate shell. The inside is soft and fluffy. I love this time of year, everything I make seems to include apples. So it seemed fitting to combine apples with chocolate. The flavors worked perfectly together!

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I have had a Pavlova on my Kitchen Bucket List FOREVER. When I received some delicious fudge from Swiss Maid Fudge, I decided it was time to finally make this delicious dessert. It really is not hard to make, and does not require very many ingredients. Adding some Swiss Maid Fudge will add little pieces of happiness with each bite.

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Since I have never made this dessert before, I found the perfect recipe on Nigella Lawson’s site. She made the recipe easy to follow. Now I plan to make this recipe a lot in the future. It would be perfect as a birthday cake, yum!!

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Sugar-Free, Low-Carb Candies

Satisfy your sweet tooth without going overboard or sacrificing your eating plan. Our homemade Chocolates, Fudge, and Saltwater Taffy are so good it’s hard to believe they are sugar free!

SF Choc. MainConquer your chocolate craving with Sugar-Free Assorted Chocolates. You can hardly tell the difference between these and our regular varieties with sugar.

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For those of you on restricted or low-carb diets, Sugar-Free Low Carb Chocolate Fudge is the next best thing. Nut Fudge has the same delicious flavor as the Plain Sugar-Free Fudge, only English walnuts have been added for more texture and crunch. Both options are also low in sodium.


We have an assortment of Sugar-Free Saltwater Taffy flavors that are pulled to perfection and delicious down to the last chew. The secret to making scrumptious taffy is to pull each recipe just the right amount of time and use the best ingredients available. Each variety is flavored just enough to give you a real taste sensation.

Our sugar free candy is not lower in calories but is made with the sweeteners Sorbitol, Maltitol, and Xylitol. These are absorbed into the blood stream more slowly enabling people on a restricted sugar diet to consume products containing them. Our sugar free candy is not made in production areas where products containing sugar are made so there is no cross contamination. However, we always suggest customers speak with their doctor first.