Our Brands:

Experience Colorado
Almond Toffee, Gourmet Fudge &
Exquisite Chocolates

Handcrafted at Altitude since 1970

Our Family of Stores

Our "Family of Stores" presently consists of three separate brands working together to bring you the highest-quality candy and ice cream products. All stores are owned and operated by the same family that has brought you the finest in Colorado toffee, fudge, chocolates, and homemade ice cream for over 30 years. Our "Family's" goal is to keep making our customer's smile by sharing as many of our delightful products as possible. We promise to do everything possible to continue our legacy of quality, trust, and deee-licious candy!

Our "Family of Stores"

Pioneer Logo

Pioneer Candies and Ice Cream

2350 E. Harmony Rd., Suite 104
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 223-0350

Unfortunately, this location is currently closed. However, if you would like to pick up an order, including Christmas orders, at this location, please call us at 1 (800) 550-3740


Laura's Fine Candies

129 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 586-4004

Set in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Laura's Fine Candies is our original location where currently the majority of our candy production takes place. Operating year-round, Laura's is famous for its fudge, toffee, caramel apples, and large assortment of gourmet chocolate products. You can also find an impressive selection of homemade ice cream flavors for those hot, summer afternoons or a wide-variety of gourmet coffee products perfect for a brisk morning in the Rocky Mountain air. A trip to Estes Park just isn't complete without a stop at Laura's.


Hayley's Homemade Ice Cream

102 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 586-4207

Hayley's Homemade Ice Cream, located directly across the street from Laura’s in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado, was opened in April of 2004. Hayley's many specialties include homemade ice cream, milkshakes, malts, old-fashioned ice cream sodas, root beer floats, smoothies, Sno-cones, and an assortment of candy products. Having trouble finding the entrance to the store? Just follow the smell of fresh, homemade waffle cones sizzling on the grill.


Purple Mountain Taffy Company

121 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 586-3407

Purple Mountain Taffy Company is the newest addition to our family of stores, adding another perfect complement to our gourmet candy line. Located just one door west of Laura's in Estes Park, you won't be able to miss the big taffy puller in the window. Stop in and fill your own bag with an assortment of over 50 deliciously unique flavors of homemade salt-water taffy. It's easy. It's fun. We know you'll love it!