Happening Now! Planning a stay in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana area? Whether you are looking for delicious dining, interesting attractions, enticing events or home away from home lodging—a getaway to Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana is sure to satisfy. Right now the locals are talking about McCord Candies, home of the handmade candy cane!
When I think of McCord Candies, the image that comes into my head is rich vanilla ice cream smothered in homemade chocolate sauce, with a light drop of marshmallow topping that creates the ultimate sundae. The vanilla ice cream is always fresh and smooth, whether it is summer or winter. And no matter the season, I crave this delicious dessert year round! I always start my order with 2 scoops of ice cream, but ultimately I cave and order 1 more!!
McCord Candies has been in business since 1912. This soda shop offers homemade candies (they make 3 floors above!) and lunch treats, such as, deviled eggs and olive and nut sandwiches you cannot find many other place nowadays. One of its specialties and original recipes since 1912 is its homemade candy canes. Hmmm...how to describe McCord candy canes? They are so different than any other in the world. They are sweet but not overly, with a bit of a crunch yet they melt in your mouth. To those McCord Candy Cane lovers, help me out!! Share your descriptions and your thoughts on this Lafayette restaurant landmark!
P.S. And as a bonus during the holiday, they offer candy cane hot chocolate you can purchase! (A wonderful stocking stuffer along with the individual candy canes.) They sell out quickly so I would head over soon!