Sweet Cascades on Main Street in Ellicott City makes its own chocolates, and they'll dip almost anything in chocolate. Cheese puffs. Wine bottles. Peanut-butter-and-marshmallow-stuffed pretzels.
Imagine adult M&Ms. No candy shell, but Sweet Cascades' candies are about the same size. They'd fill a pretty candy bowl if you had guests. They'd please a candy lover at your home. They'd even be cool in a Howard County food basket if you found a bag to dress them up.
Don't get me wrong -- Sweet Cascade's crazy stuff is fun too. They dip salty snacks and breakfast cereal. They do larger pieces of flavored candy like mini chocolate bars with lavender and salt & pepper. They will even dip your wine bottle in chocolate -- letting you give a gift where someone can drink the wine, then break chocolate off the bottle for dessert.