The 8 Best Chocolate Gifts of 2021

Treat them to something sweet with these delicious confections

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"This box includes everything from Cheerios to quinoa, all covered in chocolate. "
"Fresh out of New York City's cult favorite, Milk Bar, these playful truffles aren't just for birthdays."
"Perfect for chocolate traditionalists, this deluxe set includes two boxes of Harry & David's signature chocolates."
"The unique mango and plantain flavor is sure to stand out from the usual chocolate bar. "
"Sample exclusive, small-batch chocolate bars with quality ingredients and responsibly sourced cacao beans."
"This 'library' includes seven varieties of unusual chocolates, including Dark Chocolate Bacon and Turmeric Ginger."
"This kit is sure to please any hot chocolate lover who wants to spice up their usual cup."
"The stoneware container makes it easy to heat and reheat the chocolate, which is perfect to dip your favorite fruit or snacks."

It's hard to know what treats will satisfy someone's palate, but for anyone with a sweet tooth, chocolate is usually a safe bet. You can choose from milk and dark chocolate and add-ins like caramel, toffee, and a variety of nuts for a truly delectable treat.

For the person in your life who loves sweets, here are the best chocolate gifts.

Mouth Chocolate-Covered Deliciousness Box

Mouth Chocolate-Covered Deliciousness Box

If the name of this gift box is any indication, it’s quite tasty. The box includes foods like animal crackers, caramels, Cheerios, and quinoa, all covered in chocolate. Also, if this present is a birthday gift, there’s the option to add glitter candles for a few extra bucks.

Milk Bar Chocolate B’Day Cake Truffle Dozen Box

B'Day Cake Truffle

You don’t need to wait until someone’s birthday to order a two dozen box of these chocolate confections. New York City's cult favorite, Milk Bar, makes these bite-sized, fudgy cake balls that are studded with rich chocolate chips, rainbow sprinkles, and coated in chocolate with a dusting of birthday cake crumbs. If you order before noon, your delivery will arrive anywhere in the United States the next day.

Harry & David Deluxe Signature Chocolate Truffles

Deluxe Signature Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate lovers will melt for these truffles from Harry & David. The set, which consists of two boxes of 24 truffles, offers up six decadent flavors (eight of each) including dark chocolate, dark chocolate cherry, dark chocolate raspberry, milk chocolate, milk chocolate almond, and white chocolate coffee. They're packaged in a chocolate brown cardboard box that’s tied with a cream satin bow for an elegant presentation.

Jcoco Chocolate Mango Plantain milk chocolate bars

Mango Plantain milk chocolate bars

Milk chocolate and dark chocolate are pretty common, but have you ever had mango plantain chocolate? These Jcoco bars have such a unique tropical flavor with pieces of diced mango, plantain, and a bit of sea salt. Each envelope of chocolate has three one ounce bars.

Raaka Chocolate Small-Batch Organic Chocolate Subscription

Food52 Small-Batch Organic Chocolate Subscription

One-time gifts will surely be appreciated, but a true chocoholic will swoon over this chocolate subscription from Food52. Choose between a three-month, six-month, or year-long subscription with each monthly delivery featuring three organic dark chocolate bars from Raaka Chocolate. Two of the three selections are exclusive, small batch bars and everything comes from ethically sourced beans and quality ingredients.

Vosges Mini Exotic Chocolate Bar Library

Vosges Mini Exotic Chocolate Library

Looking for a chocolate treat that’s more unusual than the traditional blend of nut or nougat? This “library” of extravagant snack-size chocolate bars won’t disappoint. The beautifully packaged, keepsake box includes seven of Vosges' best-selling varieties. What's inside the box? Pretty much everything, like a bar that's Sri Lankan coconut and banana smothered in 72 percent cacao dark chocolate and one bar that's a mix of raw wildflower honey and 100 percent cacao.

Verve Culture Mexican Hot Chocolate Set

Traditional Mexican Hot Chocolate Set Uncommon Goods

While most chocolate gifts simply require the recipient to open a box and enjoy, this Mexican hot chocolate set actually requires a bit of prep. But it’s super easy and a true hot chocolate lover will enjoy it. The basic kit includes five chocolate tablets (cacao with ground almonds, pecans, walnuts, and cinnamon) and a handcarved whisk. All that’s required is a cup of milk. For an additional price, you can purchase the clay jug to truly give your recipient an authentic experience.

PG Fondues Belgian Chocolate Fondue Pots

PG Fondues Belgian Chocolate Fondue Pots

Fondue can be tasty but a bit messy and even a pain to set up. However, this option from Uncommon Goods is pretty simple. The stoneware pot has four different varieties of dark chocolate (espresso, raspberry, peanut butter, and fleur de sel) that can be heated up in the microwave and within a minute, the melted chocolate is perfect for dipping.

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