Desserts - 2008 Winners

Published May 9, 2008

Let's face it, with the number of sweet treats at our fingertips, it's a good time to have a be a dessert connoisseur. These local dessert shops make everything from gourmet cupcakes and exotic chocolates to delicious pies and exotic international pastries. With all of these options, we're thankful that Hot List voters have vetted the best of the best.

2008 Winner

1. Hartville Chocolate Factory

Voters Love

"The french chocolate mints are incredible. I first tasted Hartville Chocolate over 20 years ago and it ruined it for every..." 

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114 S Prospect Ave Hartville OH 44632
2008 Runner-Up

2. Ben Heggy Candy Company

Voters Love

"Heggy's chocolates are FRESH. High quality. If you savor your your bite of candy, it will start to melt on your fingers--a..." 

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743 Cleveland Ave SW Canton OH 44702
2008 Finalist

3. Deliciously Different

Voters Love

"Very friendly staff & great customer service. Best ever homemade chocolates--canal mud is my very favorite, the truffles..." 

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136 Canal St SE Canal Fulton OH 44614
2008 Finalist

4. Metropolis Popcorn

Voters Love

"Metropolis Popcorn is the most unique gourmet popcorn shop around! They have over 50 flavors or you can create your own..." 

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2164 Front St Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
2008 Finalist

5. The Cookie Ladies

Voters Love

"I used The Cookie Ladies for my daughter's First Communion Party and our guests were blown away! I chose an assortment of..." 

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1075 Ghent Rd Akron OH 44333
Contest Overview
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  • 21,168
  • 96

The 2008 Akron-Canton HOT LIST awards are based on more than 50,000 votes from local Akron-Canton-area experts.

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