This week, sugar-addled kids around the country have been busy digging their grubby little hands into plastic jack-o’-lanterns filled with mini Snickers, Tootsie Rolls, and other everyman Halloween treats. But if you live in a place like Brooklyn Heights—where children shamelessly rock Safety Tats claiming they’re allergic to corn syrup—or your friends who are coming over on Thursday are the type of people who are more afraid of GMOs than axe-wielding murderers, you’ll need to step your game up. Don’t worry—the artisan revolution isn’t above gorging on sweets, and indie brands everywhere are turning organic brown sugar and sustainable cacao into next-level candy that’ll satisfy food snobs and five-year-olds alike.

Click through the gallery above to see our favorite small-batch sweets across the country.