If holiday shopping has you going crazy this year then we have a simple solution for you... chocolate! It makes the perfect holiday gift, especially for those on your list with a sweet tooth. So to make your holiday shopping a bit easier, we've picked out a few of our favorite chocolate treats this year to stuff in stockings and put under trees (and stuff in your mouth as well).
Listed as one of "Oprah's Favorite Things 2013", Sprinkles Cookie Dough has been making a splash in the world of sweets. Take a pointer from the big O and pick up some of these delicious cookie doughs for your favorite chocoholic. Choose between the classic chocolate chip, double chocolate, or peanut butter pretzel chip.
Price: $12 per container
These petite cubed bonbons make a perfect holiday gift- already wrapped in ribbon. These delectable morsels, stuffed with ganache and praline filling, will keep any chocolate lover smiling.
Price: $12.90 for 9-piece box, $23.90 for 18-piece box
Sarabeth's Bakery is a chocolate lover's heaven. From their Chocolate Chubbies (made with 3 types of chocolate) to their brownies to their chocolate marmalade cookies- your sweet tooth is sure to be satisfied. If you can't choose just one for the holidays, they've come up with a tasty solution. Introducing their Chocolate Lovers Gift Basket. The basket comes complete with chocolate chip and chocolate shortbread cookies, no nut brownies, chocolate marmalade cookies, and a tin of their Hot Chocolate Parisienne to compliment all the treats.
Price: $83 per basket
Opening a golden bag of these delicious gourmet cookies is like holding the golden ticket to Willy Wonka's Factory. These crispy treats accent their generously sized chocolate chips with such finesse and each cookie is baked with liqueurs, which caramelize during the process to create a unique taste. Grab a golden bag of their chocolate chip or white chocolate cookies for your special someone.
Price: $16 per 8oz bag
The Chocolate Room serves as a neighborhood cafe specializing in high-end chocolate, delectable desserts, handmade ice creams, and even fresh brewed coffees. This holiday season however, their candied corns make the perfect sweet treats! Indulge in their sweet Chocolate & Caramel Covered Popcorn. And if you're shopping for a more creative chocoholic, pick up a few jars of their homemade Hot Fudge Sauce so they can drizzle it over any thing they like!
Prices: $4.95 for 4 oz bag of Chocolate and Caramel Covered Popcorn
$9 for 8 oz Hot Fudge Sauce
Nothing says Christmas like candy canes. And nothing says a chocolate lovers Christmas like rich dark chcolate coveed in peppermint candy canes. Pick up a bar of their delcipis seasonal dark chocolate peppermint crunch bars, which come in sets of 3. Throw them inside your favorite Christmas basket for a festive holiday gift.
Price: $10 for set of 3
Ghirardelli Square chocolates make the cutest stocking stuffers. These little delectable squares come in of course the classic milk, white and dark chocolate. But mix it up this holiday with their seasonal flavors like White Mint and Peppermint Bark. If you're really crazy about these squares, splurge for the Ultimate Impressions Basket which comes with an assortment of 90 holiday squares!
Price: $64.95 for Ultimate Impressions Basket
Vosges chocolate has been infamous for breaking the barriers in truffle making, and their holiday truffle collection is no different. This 12-piece collection comes with 4 unique truffle flavors. It consists of the Marrone Pistacchio, Holiday Plum Pudding, Peppermint Candy Cane, and Eggnog & Jamaican Rum. Get this awesome set for the daring chocolate lover on your list. But if you want to keep it a little more safe, check out their classic Caramel Toffees, for only $12 per box.
Price: $32 for 12-piece truffle collection
Voted one of the best chocolates in the US by Food & Wine, Chuao Chocolatier brings you some of the most delicious and unique holiday treats we could find. With so many amazing treats, it was hard to choose just one! Thanks goodness they've created their own holiday set to help us with the choosing. Their Holiday Cheer Gift Set includes their spiced fruit and nut bark, their milk chocolate popping holiday treats, and their 5 piece holiday bonbon collection. The bonbon flavors include Gingerbread Walnut Fudge, the Nutcracker, Orange-A-Go-Go, Cranberry Bliss, and Peace, Love & Peppermint.
Celebrate the holidays with L.A. Burdick's hand-dipped chocolate snowmen. These delectable little snowmen are hand-piped with clementine and dark chocolate ganache, topped with a roasted hazelnut, dipped in white chocolate, then finished with a dark chocolate top hat. Each set of 9 snowmen comes in a wooden box sealed with a blue ribbon and stamped with a silver snowflake wax seal.
An ornament full of chocolate surprises all in one... what could get better than that? Each keepsake tin ornament holds 15 irresistibly smooth Lindor truffles in milk, dark and white chocolate and come in snowflake and nutcracker designs. Any chocolate lover would be thrilled to have these adorn their Christmas tree.