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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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Mother's Day 2021

This is your official heads up!  Mother's Day is Sunday, May 9th, and the mom(s) in your life REALLY deserves to be recognized this year.   The pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on mamas, from career challenges, virtual learning, lack of available childcare, and the constant meal prep (omg, right!?!) the mama's you know don't just deserve a treat, they NEED a treat!   And let's not forget all the grandmothers who missed out on seeing those precious grand-babies all year.  

This year we're making it easy to show you care with our new Mama Bear Box!  This gift set will be a delight, delivered right to her door!

Featured Fan Favorite!

Happening Now

There's no denying it, you folks LOVE our Corner Coffee Shop  scent!  Warm and cozy to the core, it's like being in your favorite coffee shop without having to leave your home.  For the first time ever on our website your can now buy a 2-pack of 8oz Corner Coffee Shop candles, and have the scent of fresh roasted coffee 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!

Summer Candles

are here!

May-July 2021

Warmer weather is upon us and our new summer collection is all about outdoor adventures!  Feel the summer vibes with our Boathouse, Southern Prairie Grass, and Chasing Waterfalls candles.  Explore our new scents in our Summer Camp Box 4oz trio set, or find them hitting the shelves in of your local brick and mortar shop, in all sizes!  

New Stockist!

Happening Now

We've made some new friends already in 2021!  Sota Crackler candles are now gracing the shelves at Lululemon in the Mall of America, along side other wonderful MN-made goods!


 You'll also find our candles just east of the Twin Cities at Smith + Trade Mercantile in beautiful downtown Stillwater!  Smith + Trade Mercantile is represents a community of Craftsmen, Artisans and Merchants that put passion into the products they provide.  We are excited to join the ranks of other fine "smiths" and look forward to doing an in-person pop-up or two later this summer!  

Headed for a getaway up North?  Stop by Pine Peaks Restaurant & Gifts, for some cozy comfort food and fun shopping, in Crosslake, MN. 


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.  


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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. 

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