30 Best Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For The Ultimate Chocolate Lover In Your Life

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30 Best Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For The Ultimate Chocolate Lover In Your Life
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Valentine's Day gifts are supposed to be sweet, right? That makes one of the most classic of Valentine's Day gift ideas to be chocolate.

Rich truffles, hot and chocolately brownies, candy bars that melt in your mouth — whatever their favorite way of eating chocolate, any chocoholic can appreciate a gift that caters to their love of sweets.

Of course, it is special, and not any old box of chocolates will do. This year, forget your traditional heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and use this as an opportunity to get something romantic, special, original, and extra indulgent.

While you're at it, why not get a bit creative and find something unique and exciting? And these chocolate gift ideas are an awesome start.

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1. Love of Candy Gourmet Chocolate Covered Pretzel Gift Box

These pretzels come in 3 different flavors (milk chocolate, dark chocolate and assorted chocolates, which includes white chocolate). Each section contains pretzels covered in a unique delectable topping with chocolate chips, sprinkles, cookie crumbs, drizzled chocolate and sugar crystals.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

2. Charbonnel et Walker Milk & Dark Chocolates in Heart Gift Box

Treat your sweetheart to the delightful decadence of milk and dark chocolates with assorted fillings, packed in a picture-perfect gift box. 

(Nordstrom, $50)

3. Maggie Louise Confections 6-Piece Chocolate Box

As beautiful as they are delicious, these lip-smacking, premium, hand-painted chocolates make cosmetic selections into delectable confections. They're perfect for the person in your life who loves beauty products and chocolate.

(Nordstrom, $32)

4. Dylan’s Candy Bar Chocolate Sweet Treat Tower

A towering set of chocolate delicacies makes a perfect gift for the chocoholics in your life. Four striped boxes contain different tasty treats including chocolate-covered pretzels, s'mores popcorn, chocolate-covered sandwich cookies, and dark chocolate nonpareils.

(Nordstrom, $50)

5. Harry & David Tower of Chocolates Deluxe Gift

Includes dark chocolate Moose Munch Premium Popcorn, indulgent chocolate cherries, and a pound of chocolate truffles from the candy kitchen. Chocolate decadence cake from the bakery rounds out the assortment, and it's all topped with a hand-tied bow.

(Harry & David, $89.99)

6. NomNom Delights Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Lovers Popcorn Pizza in a Box

It's a sweet pizza treat without the cheese. This is a gourmet candy pizza with a milk chocolate and popcorn lace "crust," pretzel and candy confetti topping, with salted caramel drizzled on top. Yum!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

7. Alter Eco Sea Salt Truffles

Savor the crunch of the Ecuadorian dark chocolate, then melt away with a creamy chocolate center made with nourishing coconut oil. These organic, gluten-free, fair trade truffles have compostable wrappers and are packaged in a recyclable box.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

8. Simply Chocolate Neuhaus Premier 43-Piece Belgian Chocolate Heart Box

Neuhaus's most popular Valentine's Day gift features 43 authentic Belgian Chocolates in dark, milk and white in a beautiful heart-shaped box for a gift sure to delight those you love.

(Simply Chocolate, $99.99)

9. McCrea’s Caramel Tasting Box

This unique box showcases the many wonderful flavors of McCrea’s award-winning caramel. Six pillow packs and six top-rated caramel flavors are ready to be shared and savored. You can also download the accompanying “Caramel Tasting Guide” to embark on a sensory caramel experience, and pair them with your favorite wines.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

10. Hilliards Chocolate Rosé Truffles

It’s Rosé all Valentine’s Day! The perfect wine pairing in one truffle, velvety smooth light rosé wine-flavored ganache is enveloped in Hilliards’ intoxicating rich dark chocolate. A romantic experience best enjoyed slowly as the rosé’s subtle essence softly comes through at the end.

(Hillards Candy, $19.95)

11. Betsy Ann Chocolates Cherry Cordials

Give a classically rich gift in this delicious box of Betsy Ann Chocolates cherry cordials, sumptuously coated in creamy milk chocolate. Flavors include milk chocolate and cherry, and are absolutely delightful.

(Macy's, $24)

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12. Tony’s Chocolonely’s White Raspberry Popping Candy

This delicious bar is made with Belgian Fairtrade White Chocolate and freeze-dried raspberries with popping candy. The pink-wrapped bars also have the opportunity to be customized with your partner’s name on the front. 

(Tony's Chocolonely, $5.95)

13. Louis Sherry 12-Piece Chocolate Truffle Tin

Made from fine Belgian chocolate and packaged in their iconic gift box (designed in 1919 as a welcome aboard gift for steamship passengers), these sweets are a delight inside and out. Available in a variety of colors and patterns, you'll enjoy the chocolates just as much as the box they come in.

(Louis Sherry, $35)

14. JOYA Chocolate Lovers Bundle

Chocolate, AKA “the food of the gods,” is the best way to your sweetie’s heart. And this is the most decadent, luscious, adaptogenic and nourishing cocoa combo. Included is the BLISS Elixir (Jar), Elevate Herbal Tea (Tin), and choice of chocolate 12-pack indark or coconut milk.

(Joya, $115)

15. Grande Gift Tower from Vosges Haut-Chocolat

This Grande Gift Tower features a selection of Vosges’ exotic haut-chocolat stacked in an elegant tower. Included: 16 truffles from the Exotic Truffle Collection, 1/2 pound of Bapchi’s Caramel Toffee, 6 pieces of Cardamom Rose Caramels, and 6 Pieces of Pink Peppercorn & Tart Cherry Caramels.

(Gold Belly, $89)

16. Heart Shaped Brownie Oreo Cookie Cake from Baked in Color

Made with a fudge brownie bottom, oreo inside and a thick chocolate chip cookie top, this Valentine’s Day red brownie oreo cookie cake is a great gift for the chocolate lover in your life.

(Gold Belly, $79)

17. Olive & Cocoa Vintage Valentine Goodie Crate

This delicious spread of vintage inspired sweets includes foil wrapped chocolate hearts, white chocolate pretzels, vintage wrapped chocolate bars, a mini box of chocolates, and a milk chocolate covered crispy rice treat, as well as strawberry licorice, old fashioned lollipops, gummy rings, taffy nougat hearts, and gourmet strawberry fruit gels. Everything arrives gift wrapped together in a hand crafted wood crate with ribbon.

(Olive & Cocoa, $118)

18. Olive & Cocoa S.W.A.K. Chocolate Crate

Pucker up and send big kisses to your love with a delightfully sweet surprise that's uniquely "Sealed With A Kiss." One full pound of festive foil wrapped milk chocolate "lips" comes gift wrapped in a hand crafted wood crate with ribbon.

(Olive & Cocoa, $44)

19. See’s Candy Dark Chocolate Raspberry Heart

Get the best of both worlds of chocolate and fruit with this vibrant raspberry buttercream. It finds its ideal match with decadent dark chocolate, and is topped with two candy hearts.

(See's, $6.65) 

20. Harry & David Ruby Cacao Hearts and Roses Confection Gift 

Enjoy a fresh new twist on a well-loved treat. With a subtle taste of berries and a natural hue, these creamy truffles are made with the sensational ruby cocoa bean. 

(Harry & David, $39.99)

21. Barnett's Chocolate Cookies Gift Basket

This gift basket includes 12 delicious gourmet chocolate-covered sandwich cookies in 12 decadent flavor. Each is hand dipped in premium dark chocolate.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

22. Wes Candy Co. Chocolate Covered Almonds & Espresso Beans

Featuring both milk and dark options, these chocolate-covered delights are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. It includes 4 jars of milk chocolate espresso beans, dark chocolate espresso beans, milk chocolate almonds, and dark chocolate almonds.

(Nordstrom, $40)

23. Sweet Shop USA 14-Piece Assorted Chocolates Everyday Box

Treat yourself or a loved one to a decadent break with an assortment of delectable chocolates handmade in the USA. Each box contains assorted mint truffles, assorted sea salt caramels, and assorted Fudge Love truffles.

(Nordstrom, $34.99)

24. Handmade Chocolate Art Box

Want somewhere to put your chocolate goodies? Why not try an edible chocolate art box? Each is handmade and unique, so no two boxes are the same.

(Grommet, $135)

25. Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Take cozy comfort in this hot chocolate set, which features a flavor for every kind of cold you may be coming in from: French truffle, peanut butter cup, peppermint, and salted caramel. Each is a single serving — just stir it into milk — and made from all-natural flavorings and couverture (fancy for "finer grounds and more cocoa butter") chocolate.

(Uncommon Goods, $36)

26. Tipsy Scoop BOOZE x LOVE Valentine's Day Pack 

Booze and ice cream are the perfect pairing, especially when chocolate gets involved. All of Tipsy Scoop’s boozy ice creams are hand-crafted and small batch, made with up to 5 percent alcohol by volume and inspired by festive cocktail creations. This pack includes four pints of liquor-infused ice cream: Cake Batter Vodka Martini, Raspberry Limoncello Sorbet, Strawberry Chocolate Kisses Martini, and Dark Chocolate Whiskey Salted Caramel.

(Gold Belly, $99)

27. Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit

Make a box of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles at home with this DIY kit. Once the French dark chocolate morsels are melted using either your stovetop or microwave, amateur chocolatiers can customize their creations by mixing in any of the included coconut flakes, peppermint, vanilla, or Himalayan sea salt. 

(Uncommon Goods, $35)

28. Saint Archer Tusk & Grain Bourbon Barrel Aged Coconut Stout

For the craft beer drinker, Tusk & Grain is a bourbon barrel aged chocolate forward stout. T&G Coconut Stout (11.54 percent ABV) is a blend of Imperial stout and Imperial porter aged in Woodford Reserve and High West bourbon barrels, supported by hand toasted coconut. It boasts flavors and aromas of dark chocolate, roast, caramel, and toasted coconut.

(Del Mesa Liquor, $15.99)

29. Decadent Chocolate Fondue

Is there any dessert more indulgent than chocolate fondue? Heat a stoneware container of Belgian chocolate for quick, no-mess fondue bliss. The container includes your choice of French sea salt, espresso or raspberry chocolate.

(Uncommon Goods, $20)

30. DIY Chocolate Bar Maker

This is so fun! You can make your own DIY chocolate bars with this kit that includes a malleable silicone mold, recipes, gold foil, and paper and stickers so you can personalize your wrappers.

(Uncommon Goods, $15)

RELATED: 4 Healthy Reasons To Eat More Chocolate

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