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Bliss Chocolat
243 Hard Times Ridge
Brevard, NC 28712
The finest ingredients are used to create gourmet milk, semisweet, and bittersweet chocolat bon bons, caramels, toffee, turtles, roasted peanut and toasted almond clusters. The bon bons are madagascar vanilla, madagascar vanilla pecan, panuche, panuche pecan, natural peanut butter, peppermint, expresso, cherry l'orange and natural coconut. In addition, we make solid chocolates out of vintage style molds wrapped in celebratory foils. Each chocolat is hand-crafted, dipped and elegantly packaged.
* Look for Bliss Chocolat in WNC Magazine Nov/Dec., 2007
 (coming soon) Dec 15, 2006 Published Friday, December 15, 2006 Transylvania County woman goes pro as a chocolatier By Leigh Kelley Times-News Staff Writer

Jill Tooley carefully dips a vanilla bonbon into a batch of warm, creamy milk chocolate, swirling the liquid around the confection with the skill of a jeweler placing a diamond into a band of gold. She is the third generation of family members making the sweets, following in the footsteps of her great-aunt and her mother,

Patricia. Her great-aunt, now deceased, began making the chocolates in 1921 for family and friends out of her Dayton, Ohio, home, Tooley said. But Tooley is the first in the family to turn a passion for chocolate into a bona fide business, as she launched Tooley Confectioners out of her Hard Times Ridge home in May. "I've always loved making these chocolates with my family and I was at a point in my profession where I wanted to do something else," said Tooley, who worked as a speech pathologist for hospitals in South Carolina and Montana before moving to Transylvania County three years ago. "It just made sense to do something with chocolate, which is one of my passions."

Tins of nuts, caramels, cherries, and gourmet milk along with semisweet milk chocolate and dark bittersweet chocolate from Belgium line the shelves of the commercial kitchen Tooley built on the lower level of her house. Only the freshest ingredients go into her product, based on top secret recipes handed down over the years through the family, she said. A one-woman production line, Tooley, 46, typically makes about 10 pounds of candy a day,

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