Flora's Market Run halva

This pistachio crusted halva, $13, from Seed + Mill at Flora's Market Run is one of the most decadent candies you'll buy, but also one of the most rewarding. 

If you're looking for a slice of Tucson in the shape of food to either ship out of state or wrap as a gift, below are a list of suggestions from toffee to locally made chocolate to bottled jellies.

Agave Pantry — Various spices such as cardamom rose salt, plus baked goods like cookies and truffles

Ali B Confectionary — The most adorable cookies!

AZ Baking Company — Get a mix for mesquite chocolate chip cookies

Barrio Charro — Visit Barrio Charro for its delicious food, but also take some time to look at the packaged pastries, salsas and more

Cheri's Desert Harvest — Prickly pear in the form of syrup, jelly, and candy. Plus other flavors such as mesquite honey, pomegranate and jalapeño 

Dirty T Tamarindo — Spicy versions of popular candies, plus rim dip

Flora's Market Run — Part restaurant, part market, find all kinds of goodies here

Frosted Bakery — Custom cakes, cake pops and other treats

HattenBatter — Decorated sugar cookies and other baked goods from a local home bakery. Custom orders available 

Iskashitaa Refugee Network — Jams, jellies, marmalades, pie fillings, syrups, vinaigrettes and more, made by volunteers and refugees

Mica Pica Salsa — Homemade salsa. Vegan and gluten-free

Monsoon Chocolate — All the chocolate of your dreams, including bonbons, chocolate bars, malt balls and chocolate-covered nuts

Native Seeds/SEARCH — Nonprofit that sells seeds, in addition to regional food items such as baking ingredients, jelly, honey, spices, chiles, soups and more. Also find basketry, jewelry, cards and more

Novia's Bakery — Cookies, brownies, empanadas and more sweets

Pau's Pan Dulce — Find cakes, baked goods and pastries

Prickly Paradise Elderberry — Juice, honey, syrup, tea made with elderberry

Tanna's Botannas — All the spicy snacks you could imagine, from spicy gummy bears, peach rings, Gushers and Skittles

Tilted Halos — Vegan and gluten-free desserts, including pie, cupcakes and cookies

Time Market — Wine, flowers and fresh foods that could be great for the hostess in your life

Tucson Chocolate Factory — Chocolates in flavors like pistachio peanut butter and prickly pear caramel

Tucson Originals — Pick up a gift card for a Tucson Originals restaurant, including many local eateries such as Fresco, Brother John's, Ghini's and Kingfisher

Tucson Tea Company — Small batch loose leaf teas. Shop oolongs, green tea, black tea, white tea and more

Tucson Toffee Co. — Small batch toffee, also offering flavors such as s'mores and churro

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