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Tantalizing Thanksgiving Treats

Nov 01, 2023 08:00AM ● By Ann Marie O’Phelan

Image courtesy of Norman Love Confections

Many look forward to a big Thanksgiving feast; however, some eagerly await what’s served after—pies and desserts! Since 2001, Fort Myers’ Award-winning Norman Love Confections has been creating delicious treats, and their traditional fall-themed desserts are the perfect ending to a holiday meal. 

“A limited number of freshly baked holiday pies and desserts are available during the Thanksgiving season including Pumpkin Pie with vanilla Chantilly; Apple Pie with cinnamon streusel; Pecan Pie with chocolate chips and milk chocolate Chantilly; Pumpkin Cheesecake with spiced graham cracker crust, spiced white chocolate glaze, white chocolate Chantilly and ginger cookie crumb; Pumpkin Roulade, a pumpkin cake rolled with cream cheese icing, garnished with white chocolate Chantilly and cinnamon streusel; and Carrot Cake with cream cheese icing,” says Norman Love, CEO, Norman Love Confections.

The delicious pies can be topped with Norman Love Confections Artisan Gelato in flavors like Caramel Turtle or Coffee or accompanied by the chocolatier’s gourmet chocolate gift boxes and gift baskets. Pies are available to pick up from Friday, November 3, through Wednesday, November 22. The cutoff for Thanksgiving orders is Monday, November 20, at noon. After that, all Thanksgiving desserts will be available in the stores on a first come first-serve basis. To order, call 239-561-7215. For more information, visit 

Image courtesy of Norman Love Confections

New this year, Norman Love Confections is elevating the presentation and experience of its ultra-premium gourmet, artisan chocolates with unveiling its newly designed gift boxes that beautifully showcase the award-winning confections and best reflect the company’s ongoing commitment to quality. The new packaging features a modern, sleek design with a custom magnetic closure that offers a book-like opening, further enhancing the experience of giving or receiving a box of handcrafted, gourmet chocolates from Norman Love Confections.

The gift box carries over the company’s distinctive green branding and logo. It features newly designed bands that will be customized for Norman Love Confections’ seasonal collections for a variety of holidays as well as specialty collections—perfect for holiday gifts! Norman Love stores are in a variety of locations in SW Florida. To find one nearest you, visit For information about shipping, visit

Ann Marie O’Phelan is a SW Florida resident and a regular contributor to TOTI Media.