Midland is full of great eateries and unique shops. One particularly perfect destination is Susie's South Forty Confections, a sublime sweet shop just minutes from your apartment in Midland.
SUSIE'S SOUTH FORTY CONFECTIONS
The locals are raving about the delightful treats at Susie's South Forty Confections. This sweet spot has become so popular that customers are traveling from all over the state just to get a taste of Susie's infamous pralines and toffee. Whether you prefer creamy caramels, buttery toffee, or melt-in-your-mouth chocolate, you're sure to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth!
In 1991, Susie gathered up her unique recipes and opened a small candy factory. The very first candy she produced was the Texas Pecan Toffee. As if that wasn't good enough, she followed it up with her chewy Kicker® Pralines. Before long, word spread about the incredible confections coming out of Susie's kitchen, and eventually the whole operation was moved to an impressive facility in downtown Midland.
Before dabbling in candy, Susie was an avid dance teacher. She was passionate about sharing her knowledge of line dancing with students at the YMCA and Junior Coalition, among many others. She carried this passion into her new business, creating the Kickers® box as a replica of her beloved bright red cowboy boots.
Susie's South Forty Confections currently ships to all 50 states as well as 35 countries around the world. Susie was recently welcomed as a member of the "Texas Women's Hall of Fame" and has created delicious treats for the George W. Bush inaugural ball. The candy shop was featured on Food Network's television show "Unwrapped". Susie's has also received numerous awards, including "Best Fudge" and "Best Frozen Dessert" from the Austin Texas Fancy Foods Show.
Susie's South Forty boasts 21 varieties of candy, all handmade with exquisite ingredients. The most popular confections include:
Don't be fooled by the name—this stuff certainly is not trash. This snack mix is combines pretzels, cereal, and pecans coated in creamy white chocolate. Texas Trash has a shelf life of nine months and is available in a variety of creative packages designed by Susie.
This rich, buttery toffee filled with fresh pecans is irresistible. Choose planks or bite-size pieces, both coated in pure Belgian chocolate. Toffee must be stored in the refrigerator (three months) or freezer (one year).
One bite of Susie's Winners Caramels and you'll be hooked. A caramel pecan center surrounded by delightful Belgian chocolate makes these one of Susie's most popular items. These caramels have a shelf life of three weeks—not that they'd ever last that long.
Susie's Fudge Richey is absolutely heavenly. This creamy, delectable fudge is chock full of pecans and hand-dipped in extra chocolate for a smooth coating. Fudge is available in four, eight, or sixteen pieces and has a shelf life of three weeks.
These buttery caramel pralines are bursting with pecans and individually wrapped. They have a shelf life of three weeks and are available in the adorable, bright red cowboy boot packaging.
Susie's South Forty Confections boasts two gift shop locations in Midland and a wholesale show space in the Dallas Market Center. Please feel free to contact us to learn more about the delightful neighborhood around your home at Anatole on Briarwood.