Popular Swedish Candy

Popular Swedish godis, or candy, including skumkantereller, Marianne candies, salta blackfiskar, and more.

Sockerbitar
Sockerbitar
These candies are the New York City shop's namesake. The cubical sweets are chewier than American marshmallows.Maxime Iattoni
Skumkantereller
Skumkantereller
The name means "foam chanterelles"; these marshmallow sweets taste nothing like mushrooms. Texture-wise, they are chewier than American marshmallows.Maxime Iattoni
Marianne
Marianne
These classic Swedish wrapped hard candies are white and minty with a chocolate center.Maxime Iattoni
Sur Skumfisk
Sur Skumfisk
In a Swedish candy store, you're probably more likely to see these sour marshmallow fish than the bright red jellies we call Swedish Fish in the U.S.Maxime Iattoni
Salta Blackfiskar
Salta Blackfiskar
These popular, chewy octopuses taste of salty black licorice, a flavor that Scandinavians love.Maxime Iattoni
Citron-Apelsin Klyftor
Citron-Apelsin Klyftor
These classic hard candies adopt the flavor and shape of lemon and orange segments.Maxime Iattoni
Blackfiskar Sura
Blackfiskar Sura
These chewy, happy octopuses, the fruity cousins of the popular licorice octopus, are dusted with a sour sugar.Maxime Iattoni
Kanderade Haxvral
Kanderade Haxvral
The name means "candied witch scream". The sweet chews have a licorice flavor.Maxime Iattoni
Mormor Lisas Cocos
Mormor Lisas Cocos
Grandma Lisa's coconut chocolate truffles are dusted with grated coconut.Maxime Iattoni
Mojanger Pecan
Mojanger Pecan
Mojanger means "springs"; these taste like praline or butter pecan.Maxime Iattoni
Pasktuppar
Pasktuppar
Easter roosters, chewy and citrusy, come in the holiday appropriate colors lavender, green, and yellow.Maxime Iattoni
Energy Jellies
Energy Jellies
These yellow, blue, and red gummies, dusted in sour sugar, are reminiscent of The Matrix's red pill/blue pill quandary. (In this case, I'd choose both.)Maxime Iattoni
Bilar
Bilar
Bilar means "cars" in Swedish. These chewy gummies have a light citrus-floral perfume to them. They can also be found at IKEA. The tagline, "Sveriges mest kopta bil," means "Sweden's most purchased car."Maxime Iattoni
Sweet Hearts
Sweet Hearts
Half-jelly, half-gummy, what's not to love about these big sweets?Maxime Iattoni
Paskagg
Paskagg
This is an example of a classic Swedish Paskagg, a decorated paper egg which is saved and refilled each year with loose candy. Adults fill and hide the egg and children must search for it on Easter day.Maxime Iattoni
Sockerbit bouquet
Sockerbit bouquet
Store owners Stefan Ernberg and Florencia Baras sell made-to-order bouquets of Swedish candies on skewers.Maxime Iattoni
Sockerbit
Candy store owners Stefan Ernberg and Florencia Baras
Candy store owners Stefan Ernberg and Florencia Baras. Sockerbit
89 Christopher St.
New York, NY 10014
212/206-8170
Maxime Iattoni