See Gilbert, Chandler shops that cater to local sweets lovers

Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Twisted Sugar bakes some specialty cookies. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Find the latest news on sweets stores in Gilbert and Chandler.

Gilbert

Twisted Sugar cookie bakery opens Gilbert location

Twisted Sugar cookie bakery opened a location June 23 at 884 W. Warner Road, Gilbert. The Utah-based company also sells mixed sodas, smoothies and energy drinks.

Pelirrojo Bakery opens in Gilbert



Pelirrojo Bakery opened a location inside Lena’s Events and Rentals, 522 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 102, Gilbert, on Oct. 1. The bakery has been making homemade cookies and pastries to order for pickup from a home in Gilbert or delivery to Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe and Queen Creek. 831-264-7656 (text only). https://pelirrojobakery.wixsite.com

Chandler

Tropical Sno now open in Chandler

Tropical Sno is now open in Chandler. The business, which specializes in shaved ice, ice cream and sodas, opened in late May at 950 E. Pecos Road, Ste. 3, Chandler.

Sweeties Candy brings generations together with sweet treats

Mike Manzo started working at Sweeties Candy back in Cleveland as a kid. The shop was family-owned, and Tom, who ran the old-fashioned candy emporium, would go on to become Manzo’s father-in-law.

Manzo married Tom’s daughter, and the couple decided after a rough Ohio winter to move to Arizona. They started Sweeties Candy in Chandler.

Tom Blodgett and Alexa D'Angelo contributed to this report



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