Fun Visit To Jim’s Apple Orchard + The largest Candy Store in Minnesota

Two weekends ago a friend asked me to go to “The Largest Candy Store in Minnesota”. The name that “Jim’s Apple Orchard” is know by is the former.  We bought Honey Crisp apples to split at the end of our tour. They were the BESTEST honey Crisp that I have ever eaten.

It is open until right before Thanksgiving. I heard people wondering out loud what they do with all the unsold candies and everything else they sell?

More pictures and less words. (I took so many.) The walk into the store reveals a bright yellow series of connected buildings, AKA as the Big Yellow Barn.


Jim’s Apple Orchard & The Largest Candy Store In Minnesota

There is a section devoted to Root Beer. I sent a picture to my dear niece Sabina, who visited me some years ago and had her first Root Beer. It’s not a commonly beverage known in Holland. She loves it.


Then there is Hot Sauce section like you wouldn’t believe.


Candy and novelty candy – there are too many to name.



Specialty Soups


More Candy


This is it for now. There are more photos to come, but candy overload is possible and all that glitters is Too Sweet in one go.

They have a Dutch cookie section. Please note the photo of the stroopwafel, which is a typical Dutch wafer cookie with caramel in between two light wafers. The Stroopwafel is pictured sitting on top of a cup of tea to warm it up. At this time of year, Stroopwafels can be found at Aldi stores or at Trader Joe’s in the USA. [Stroop sounds like rope in English with ST in front of it.]

Thanks for stopping by my kitchen.

Have a sweet day wherever you may be.


Jim’s Apple Orchard and Largest Candy Store in Jordan, Minnesota

Address: 20430 Johnson Memorial Dr, Jordan, MN 55352


Wednesday 8AM–7PM
Thursday 8AM–7PM
Friday 8AM–7PM
Saturday 8AM–8PM
Sunday 8AM–8PM
Monday 8AM–7PM
Tuesday 8AM–7PM

About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.
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4 Responses to Fun Visit To Jim’s Apple Orchard + The largest Candy Store in Minnesota

  1. Sabina says:

    I like the illustration with the stroopwafel. Very acurate. Is this where you also found the Verkade-koekjes?

  2. vicki says:

    That looks like it would be a fun side trip. But I dont know that I could handle all that sweetness!! YUM!

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