Valentine’s Day Treats in JXN

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what would the holiday of hearts be without a few treats?

With a plethora of bakeries, sweet shops and even a French-style pâtisserie, Jackson is your destination for all things Valentine-themed.

Campbell’s petit four

Campbell’s Bakery – 3013 North State Street

Known for their baked goods like iced tea cakes, Campbell’s has offered the city a taste of the classics since 1962.

This month, treat you and your Valentine to Campbell’s specialties like house-made cheesecake, cookies, cupcakes, brownies, chess squares and even petit fours, complete with a festive pink swirl on the top. If you have a particular item or design in mind, you can order custom goods on their website.

Just Vanilla Bakes - 622 Duling Avenue

Treat your Valentine to some of finest baked and handcrafted sweets in the city. Artist and professionally-trained pastry chef Chef Guillermo Salinas's Just Vanilla Bakes at Duling Hall offers chocolate dipped strawberries, love heart macrons, a bon-bon box and more. They were on preorder, so, you may catch some orders that weren't picked up.

If you miss them, you can never go wrong by showing up with a box of his croissants, cinnamon rolls or enticements. Your sweet will thank you.

Nandy’s Candy

Nandy’s Candy – 1220 East Northside Drive

This Maywood Mart shop specializes in small-batch, handmade sweets from chocolate turtles to popcorn.

Their current Valentine’s features are classic chocolate-dipped strawberries, a loaded Valentine’s-themed caramel apple, assorted chocolate boxes, marshmallow hearts and more. With several other items available on their website, you may be tempted to get something for yourself.

Crafted in copper pots for an added layer of authenticity and homage to chocolate pioneers, Nandy’s Candy offers quality.

Whether you prefer to shop in-store, order for curbside pickup or online, Nandy’s has an array of beautifully packaged boxes with your sweetheart’s name on them.

Rebecca Fending


Rebecca Fending