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It all began in the kitchen of her Mt. Sterling, Kentucky home, where Ruth Tharpe Hunt served homemade sweets to her bridge club. In 1921 she decided to start a small candy business. Today, still located in Mt. Sterling, Ruth Hunt Candies remains a Kentucky landmark.


The New Year brings many sweet seasons with Valentines Day, Easter, Mother`s Day, and Derby.
We are busy making your special candies to make each holiday a special one for you and your loved ones.
Shop online or at our stores in Mt. Sterling and Lexington for your traditional holiday treats!!

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Assorted Chocolates with Easter Slide

6 oz Standing Rabbit with REAL Chocolate