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Celebrating 100 years of making candy ~ 1920 to 2020!

The International Chocolate Salon Award Competition for the 2019 Chocolate Bar Awards awarded our Truffle Amore Chocolate Bar the Silver Award, and the Cherry Almond Allemande Chocolate Bar the Bronze Award. The judging panel included editors from National and Regional Magazines, Newspaper and Blogs, as well as Topic Experts, Local Chefs and Food Gurus. We are excited to be apart of such a prestigious group of chocolatiers!

Rhonda Morkes Dehn has served as a board member of Retailers Confectioners International.

Morkes Chocolates is participating in America's Baking and Sweets Show November 14th - 16th, 2014.

Chicago’s CBS2/WBBM News broadcasted live from Morkes Chocolates on Good Friday, April 18, 2014. Vince Gerasole and his TV crew featured our Easter Chocolates.

On April 1, 2014, Today’s Chicago Woman ( featured Rhonda Morkes Dehn.

Rhonda Morkes Dehn was interviewed by the Daily Herald on March 24, 2014 - Morkes Chocolates Continues To Pour Its Family Tradition.

On Feb. 27, 2014 Chicago NBC’s Inc.Well wrote an article on Morkes Chocolates’ Awards Statues - Chicago Area Chocolate Company Offers Chocolate Awards Statues.

In February 2014, a Made In Chicago segment on WBBM News Radio, Andy Giersher spoke with Rhonda Morkes Dehn about Morkes Chocolates’ Valentine Day treats.

On February 14, 2014 Joanie Lum of Chicago Fox 32 News broadcasted live from Morkes Chocolates. Watch and read Palatine Chocolate Shop Braces For Last Minute Rush.

On January 20, 2014 Morkes Chocolates was featured in the Palatine Patch - Morkes Chocolates: Satisfying Sweet Tooths Since 1920.

On January 8, 2014, Morkes Chocolates was featured in JOURNALOnline - Palatine Chocolate Shop Still Going Strong.

Morkes Chocolates’ rats were featured in Martha Stewart’s Halloween Magazine edition. Our Rat Pack and Rat & Trap were chosen by the editors to be included in the Fall 2013 magazine.

Morkes Chocolates’ Bourbon Cherries were included in an exclusive package for The Rolling Stones 2013 concert in Chicago.

Chocolate Covered Bourbon Cherries


Chicago’s WGN Morning News with Marcus Leshock visited Morkes Chocolates in December 2013 and interviewed Rhonda Morkes Dehn.

Chocolate Marshmallow Squares


Frank Mathie of Chicago’s ABC Eyewitness News visited Morkes Chocolates on December 11, 2013 and interviewed Rhonda Morkes Dehn. His interview was titled Morkes Chocolates Creates Christmas Ornament Caramel Apples.

Chocolate Ornament Caramel Apples


Morkes Chocolates placed 4th out of 80 participants in the Palatine 4th of July parade on Saturday, July 6th, 2013. If you were there we hope you got a piece of chocolate!

4th of July


On January 2, 2013 Morkes Chocolates’ Cake Donut was spotted on Foodspotting!

Amazing Chocolate Donuts


Rhonda Morkes Dehn accepting the 1st Place award for Best Valentine Idea at the Retail Confectioners International Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio in January 2013.

Chocolate Heart Gift Box

Frank Gallo chef and owner of Francesco’s Hole In The Wall restaurant in Northbrook, IL created a dessert including a Morkes Chocolate Shoe. Great Italian restaurant! Check it out at

Chocolate High Heels

On December 2, 2011 Morkes Chocolates' High Heel Platform Shoes were featured at Chicago’s Field Museum's Chocolate Around the World exhibit display.

Chocolate Platform High Heel Shoes