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Address: 3049 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001-8459
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Betty Jane Homemade Candies has been providing Eastern Iowa with the finest...

Betty Jane Homemade Candies has been providing Eastern Iowa with the finest in hand made confections since 1938!In 2013 People Magazine named us as their choice for top culinary gift in the state of Iowa in their holiday entertaining guide! We've been included in the News & Documentary Emmy Awards Gift Bag as well as the Academy Awards Gift Bag! Come and taste our delicious assortment of chocolates and candies at any of our 3 locations: 3049 Asbury Rd in Dubuque, IA; 3500 Dodge St Warren Plaza (also in Dubuque IA) and in the Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids IA! You can also order our products online and have them shipped to you.

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CHOCOLATE and Ice Cream

Betty Jane Candies is a "historical" piece of Dubuque. Long time at the top of the midwest candy stores. Many types/varieties of chocolates with nuts/fruit etc as toppings. AND... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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Dubuque, Iowa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the Best place for any chocolate lover to find! The most mouth watering caramels, caramels in chocolate, caramels & nuts dipped in chocolate. The DARK CHOCOLATE GREMLINS will leave you with a taste of a "Gopher". You'll eat one, and "go fer" another, and another....

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Thank cindyoberfoell
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you very much! More 

East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Dubuque, treat yourself to some of the best homemade candy you have had! Their specialty is the Gremlin. Chocolate covered pecans and caramel. Gremlins were part of the Academy award packages a few years ago! Their caramel sauce and hot fudge sauces are yummy. I always get lots to take home, so I can give them as little... More 

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Thank Susan W
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Our new Snack Line Products will also be in the GRAMMY Awards Gift Bags this February! We appreciate the review! More 

Owensboro KY
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The ice cream in Betty Jane's was fantastic! I couldn't get enough of it. You got more than your moneys worth, make it a point to stop here when you are in Dubuque. I know when we return next year to visit this will be one of my main stops. Make sure to try the Fudge Truffle Ice cream.

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Thank kyhunter54
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you very much! More 

Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Betty Jane Candies is a "historical" piece of Dubuque. Long time at the top of the midwest candy stores. Many types/varieties of chocolates with nuts/fruit etc as toppings. AND, the ice cream is to die for... The employees are very accommodating and very outgoing. Check it out, especially on a hot afternoon.

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Thank C H E
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review! We greatly appreciate it! More 

Pekin, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped at Betty Jane's at the recommendation of my server at Catfish Charlie's, and I was not disappointed. Their candies are delicious, and the home made ice cream is out of bounds!! They have many flavors, and you can sample as many as you like. I decided on the Georgia Peach ice cream in a waffle cone (a good... More 

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Thank Ladygrl
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you very much! If you ever get a craving for any of our non-ice cream items, you can order online and we'll ship them right to you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was referred here by a local when I asked about the best ice cream place in town. He was right! They make their own ice cream and candies, too. I had a scoop of the Gremlin (like turtle) ice cream and I agreed it was the BEST anywhere!

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Thank Rozpepp
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you very much! If you enjoyed the Gremlin Ice cream I encourage you to try our Gremlin Chocolates too! Gremlins, Gremlin Snackers and Gremlin Candy Bars are 3 of out top sellers! More 

Tampa, Florida
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I love mint chocolate chip ice cream. In fact, that's all I ever get. Their mint chocolate chip was pink which I had never seen. The woman working there said it was because they make it homemade. Needless to say, I had to have some. It was amazing!!! They gave large portions for a small price. I highly recommend this... More 

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drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you! Please come again soon. More 

Bolingbrook, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I can't lie - Betty Jane's caught our eye while looking at the Dubuque travel guide because that is the name of our beagle. Then we went on a trolley tour with our son's soon to be college and the tour guide mentioned Betty Jane's. That was it - we had to stop by. We are so glad we did!... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I remember going there as a young girl, looking into all the cases to find my favorites, but it was so hard to pick one. Their chocolate tastes so much better than store bought waxy stuff. If I had an extra $100, I would spend it there! Solids, truffles, taffy, filled, Turtles!.. yum!

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Thank MelissaIowa
drew s, Owner at Betty Jane Homemade Candies, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Melissa! We appreciate it. More 

St. Charles, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Wonderful chocolate, the Gremlins aka turtles are absolutely delicious. a little pricey and whoa to me we only bought a little box thinking we could order more. You can order but the shipping is so expensive it is easier to just drive from Missouri once in a while.

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