Muah Cotton Candy Shapes Sweet Characters

The cotton candy shop at Water Tower Place is the newest craze on Chicago foodie TikTok.

Muah Cotton Candy is creating adorable sugar characters that are so sweet, you won’t want to eat them! 

The cotton candy shop in Water Tower Place is the newest Chicago sugar craze, and not just because they offer ten flavors of cotton candy. The sweet shop is putting a spin on traditional cotton candy treats with a creative menu that includes characters, clouds and even cakes made out of sweet candy floss.

Photo credit: Muah Cotton Candy

By spinning sugar floss into colorful shapes, cotton candy artists handcraft each sweet character as you watch. Customers can customize cotton candy dinosaurs, ducklings, froggies and many more cute characters to their individual flavor and color preferences. 

The store also has an automatic cotton candy machine, allowing customers that want a simple candy cloud to skip the line and customize their own sugary creation. 

Quick details about Muah Cotton Candy 

  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sunday noon-6 p.m.
  • Getting there: The nearest CTA train stations are the Chicago red and brown lines. Water Tower Place is also serviced by the 3, 29, 65, 66, 124, 146, 147 and 151 CTA buses. 
  • Parking: Water Tower Place has a secure underground parking garage. Rates start at $25 for one hour or less. Find more information on early bird deals and special parking rates on their website.

Also on the menu are cotton candy cakes, cotton candy-wrapped ice cream and candy floss topped with cereal and other sweet treats. 

The next time your sweet tooth is calling, head to Muah Cotton Candy for a treat that is just as cute as it is tasty! Before you go, check out the business’s operating hours, pricing and downtown parking tips. 

Menu highlights for kids 

Photo credit: Muah Cotton Candy

As you might expect, over-the-top treats can come with an over-the-budget price tag. Here are some of the cutest creations your kids will love, along with a pricing list so parents know what to expect before making a trip to Water Tower Place. 

Cotton Candy Characters $15-35

The iconic cotton candy characters are the shop’s most popular treat. You’ll find sugar spun dinos, unicorns and pandas on the menu, as well as recognizable characters like Spider-Man, Stu the Minion, Pikachu and more. 

Cotton Candy Clouds $7-$15

Enjoy massive clouds of cotton candy without the price tag of the characters. Combine up to four flavors. Muah Cotton Candy offers banana, blue raspberry, bubble gum, cherry, grape, lime, pink vanilla, strawberry, orange, watermelon flavored cotton candy. 

Cotton Candy Cakes $25-$35

Switch up your next celebration by replacing a traditional cake with one made completely from sugar! Nine-inch round cakes can have up to seven tasty flavors that come in a round cake box. Serves a party of six. 

Fluffy Ice Cream $12

Choose from strawberry, mango, vanilla or chocolate crunch ice cream, then enjoy your desired flavor wrapped inside three layers of cotton candy. 

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Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts is the assistant editor on the Chicago Parent team. She is always on the lookout for the coolest and trendiest new attractions, restaurants and events for Chicagoland families. Her newsletters, online family guides and exciting digital content keep families informed on all the latest happenings around town.

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