Serving the Iowa City community since 1983

The Sweetest Story


Since 1983, Sweets & Treats has crafted delicious confections and provided sugary joy from the heart of downtown Iowa City. For the last 10 years it has been owned and operated by Monique Holtkamp, who wholeheartedly loves her store and community. Sweets & Treats strives to serve up nostalgic candy, and happiness, one piece at a time.

1983     Sweets & Treats was founded by Phil Shive

2010     Monique Holtkamp took over ownership of Sweets & Treats

2016     Top Chef Award Winner
2017     Top Chef Award Winner

2017     Best Candy Store + Kindness Award