Since 1961, the KarmelKorn Shoppe in Gatlinburg has been feeding the cravings of locals and visitors alike seeking to remedy their popcorn and karmelkorn needs. The KarmelKorn shoppe’s freshly made karmelkorn is familiar to any and all who make their way to the old town. The smell of fresh korn permeates the downtown air with every new batch.
If you’ve never paid a visit to the KarmelKorn Shoppe in Gatlinburg, you’re probably wondering what all the fuss is about. Well, they are THE place to get fresh karmelkorn, karmelkorn with peanuts, karmelkorn with pecans, cheesekorn, toffee, kettlekorn, white cheddar, and buttered popcorn in Gatlinburg, TN.
As mentioned, each batch of traditional, butter-filled karmelkorn or flavored karmelkorn is made fresh daily by the shoppe’s trained cooks. It’s their job to know everything there is about the making of karmelkorn and they’re all extremely talented in what they do. You can tell by all the tins going out the door, especially around the holidays.
Speaking of tins, the KarmelKorn Shoppe offers tins and canisters in every style imaginable from Tennessee Vols tins to Christmas-themed canisters in 1, 2, 3 and a half, and 6 and a half gallon sizes. However, college and NFL themed canisters are limited to 1 gallon and 3 and a half gallon tins. Excluding the 1 gallon tin, you can choose up to 3 flavors of karmelkorn in each. And they’ll ship them anywhere you’d like.
Now that karmelkorn is on your mind, it’s a great time to mention the shoppe’s selection of fudge. We’re talking about a great selection of traditional chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate/peanut butter, rocky road, chocolate cheesecake, chocolate cookie dough, and maple/walnut. They also offer a some of the tastiest glazed almonds and pecans int he Smokies. There’s nothing like just walking down the parkway munching on a bag of glazed almonds or pecans. The sweet glaze adds just another level of goodness to the already delicious almonds and pecans.
Don’t forget about those pecans when you’re ordering a batch of karmelkorn either. It’s a combination of flavors that’s hard to beat, and your taste buds will come alive with the sweet combination of pecans and karmelkorn.
Next time you’re in Gatlinburg, stop by the KarmelKorn Shoppe, or just let your nose lead you there.
KarmelKorn of Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg, TN 37738