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Insect shaped candy/lollipops with bugs

philhh Jan 13, 2011 09:34 AM

Hi guys,

My son turns 5 on Tuesday and has informed us he would really like a cake with lollipops with real insects (I've seen some with beetles or scorpions, etc.) in them. Trouble is that this is somewhat beyond what my local supermarket (Major Market in Escondido... a great market) carries!

Also, any kind of bug shaped candies to put on top would be great!

Does anyone know where to find such things? I'm willing to drive to get them..

Thanks all!


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  1. Beach Chick RE: philhh Jan 13, 2011 11:26 AM

    Did you try 99 Ranch?


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      Jenkay RE: Beach Chick Jan 13, 2011 11:44 AM

      I *know* I've seen those around town, but I'll be darned if I can remember where.

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      The Office Goat RE: philhh Jan 13, 2011 12:05 PM

      The candy store in Old Town used to have them, iirc, but I haven't been in years and don't even know if it's still there.

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        Encinitan RE: philhh Jan 13, 2011 05:10 PM

        Candy Direct has a warehouse in Chula Vista. They carry lollipops with insects in them (24 per box).

        Candy Direct, Inc.
        745 Design Court, Suite 602
        Chula Vista, CA 91911

        (619) 216-0116

        We happily take phone orders!
        Monday - Friday 7:30 to 5:00PST

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