Well, hello there!

Introducing Minnesota-made soy candles with a crackling wood wick!


Our Products

Check Out What We Make!

4 oz. Candles

12 scents to choose from

8 oz. Candles

Cuddle in, light one of our candles, & relax to the soft sizzle & crackling sounds as it burns. 

explore our scents

If only smell could transmit through computers!


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You betcha, it's a little bit cold out there! 

But despite the sub-zero temperatures, we're still shipping out orders all week!   To help you stay comfy and cozy while you hunker down during the big cold snap, we're offering free shipping!  Just purchase 2 boxed sets (or more!) and use code: WINTERWARMUP

Sale lasts now thru Monday.

Featured Fan Favorite!

Happening Now

There's no denying it, you folks LOVE our Northwoods scent!  Since it's our most requested fragrance, we wanted to make it easier to bring the scents of up North adventures to every room of your home.  For the first time ever on our website your can now buy a 2-pack of 8oz Northwoods candles, and have our fabulous forest fragrance delivered right to your door!  Or the door of a dear friend in need of some unexpected happy mail!   With a flat shipping rate of just $3 per box set, you may want to order more than one.  Every set comes with a super cute free box of  matches too!


Spring Candles

are here!

January 2021

New Year, new candles!  After the rough year we’ve collectively experienced, we all have an overwhelming desire for self-care, rejuvenation, and optimism, and that is what our spring collection of candles is all about.  I’m SO excited to offer you this refreshing spa-inspired collection! These scents are vibrant and refreshing and reflect the hope that each new year brings!  

New Stockist!

Happening Now

This year it's more important than ever before to mask up and  support our local brick and mortal shops! If you love shopping in downtown Excelsior, MN then stop by our newest stockist, Lake Effect and pick up some candles.   Leader in Cambridge, MN is now stocking our candles too! 

We are excited to have two new sister stores stocking our candles at the MSP Airport!  Pick up souvenir candles and gifts at Inspired Art + Life (Concourse C) or at Minnesota State of Nice (main mall area).  Both are located in Terminal 1.  If you're flying off toward adventure, stop by and bring a little piece of Minnesota with you! 

If you're WAY up North on a fishing trip, stop by Petry's Bait in Finlayson!  This heritage store has been part of northern Minnesota's landscape for nearly 100 years!  They are now proudly selling Sota Cracklers candles in their gift area! 


star Tribune Magazine

Winter 2020 Issue

We are honored to be featured in the Star Tribune Magazine Essencial Gift Guide this year! This gift guide features the best of Minnesota made goods to keep you cozy for the holidays and spread cheer while staying safe during the pandemic.  Our boxed sets are designed to make gifting from afar easier, with beautiful presentation from the moment it's delivered to your doorstep!    To buy your own candle sets or send one to a friend, click here for the 8oz size, or click here for the 4oz size! 

Cheers to sweater weather & candle season!  

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About Us

What's in a name?

'Sota Cracklers!  It's a terrible, terrible pun... so of course we went with it!  Actually the name of our made-in-Minnesota candles is partly derived from the crackling wooden wicks we use!  We're also BIG fans of Minnesota & proud to call the state our home!  That's why our scents are named after places & things that are uniquely Minnesotan, like our piney Northwoods scent, or our cheeky Mosquito Bite scent made with citronella & mint.

We value quality, craftsmanship, & beautiful design.  We strive to bring you a bit of nature with our crackling wood wicks, set into naturally smoke-less soy wax candles, which fit brilliantly into any modern or traditional home decor.  Our wood wicks are responsibly sourced from US forests & our wax is also made from American grown soy beans.  All our candles are carefully poured by hand, in small batches, in our St. Paul home studio for your enjoyment.  


Contact Us

Have a question about something? Reach out, we’d be happy to hear from you.  If you are inquiring about becoming a stockist & would like wholesale information, please include your store name & location in your message. 




Proudly made in
St Paul, MN, USA