Sugar Mountain

Where to indulge yourself in sweet treats by the pound

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f you like sweets you’ll love the self-serve bins of candy that seem to stretch as far as the eye can see at Hidden Sweets. Expect to find lots of treats, priced by the pound, that you won’t find anywhere else, like peanut butter malt balls, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Fruit Gems and Cinnamon Gummi Bears. While you’re here, browse the eclectic stock of Harvard and Boston gifts, postcards, party supplies, funny magnets, knickknacks, and random wind-up animals. Moskal

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Squirrel Nut Zippers were produced in Cambridge starting in the 1920s. They’re now made in Revere. Squirrel Brand Park marks the site of the original factory at Broadway and Boardman Street.

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