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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.
Here are the best chocolate gifts.
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
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.
Raaka Chocolate 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
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
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.
See's Create Your Custom Mix Chocolates
For a fun gift for your favorite chocolate lover, See's offers a custom mix set with a choice of two boxes. Just select a regular, classic box or go for a red heart shape. Then the good part comes in and you can choose a range of chocolates from milk peanut crunch to white chocolate cashew brittle to deep dark chocolate truffle.
Godiva Chocolate Delights Breakfast Gift Set
Chocolate can be thought of as a yummy snack or dessert, but this Godiva set makes it a-okay to indulge for breakfast. The kit includes a 10 ounce pack of chocolate truffle coffee and Belgian chocolate topped biscuits. The buttery treat goes so well with the coffee or just snack on them anytime.
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.
Williams Sonoma Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods, Set of 12
Chocolate and pretzels pair well together for the perfect sweet, salty treat. This set of 12 chocolate covered pretzels from Williams Sonoma includes four different flavors: caramel and toffee, caramel and dark chocolate, caramel and milk chocolate with white drizzle, and caramel and chocolate gems. This would be a nice gift for someone who enjoys all types of chocolate or as a thoughtful gift for people in an office.
Harry & David 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
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.
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This roundup was written by Patrice J. Williams. She has contributed gift guides to The Spruce since 2020. In addition to her work for The Spruce, she writes commerce articles, including product suggestions and reviews, for other outlets as well as appearing on air for The Today Show, WEtv, and she was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York City.