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18 Indulgent Gifts for Chocolate Lovers

Make a list, choc it twice.
Mary Claire Lagroue
November 15, 2020
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We curated this gift guide for those who consider chocolate a food group unto itself, who crave it around the clock, who keep a stash of it at the office, and who find specks of it stained to their clothes. From hot chocolate bombs to home goods, these best chocolate gifts will make the season extra sweet for your favorite chocaholics.

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chocolate making kit
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Raise the Bar

Make their chocolatier dreams come true with a silicone chocolate bar mold. This DIY kit also includes gold foil for wrapping, paper labels, and recipes — if they don't already have ideas up their chocolate-stained sleeve.

Buy it: DIY Chocolate Bar Maker, $15; Uncommon Goods

triple chocolate s'mores kit
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Need We Say S'more?

What's better than triple chocolate s'mores? Opening a box of chocolate bars, graham crackers, and marshmallows that are ready for roasting. Oregon-based 1927 S'mores Company specializes in just that, sourcing its ingredients from local purveyors. 

Buy it: 1927 S'mores Company S'mores Kit, $18; Anthropologie

candle that resembles chocolate bar
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It's Lit

As if inhaling the smell of chocolate isn't uplifting enough, this handcrafted candle looks like chocolate, too.

Buy it: Chocolate Bar CandleCan Scented Food Candle, $31; Etsy

pack of five Golden Almond Hershey's bars
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Gold Standard

Whether you order Hershey's limited-edition Golden Almond Chocolate Bar Gift Box for one lucky person or split its five big bars among your chocolate-loving family and friends, you're golden, too. 

Buy it: Golden Almond Chocolate Bar Gift Box, 5 Count, $32; Macy's

Chocolate Is Forever cookbook with turquoise cover
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Choc Full

This new release features the best chocolate recipes from renowned pastry chef Maida Heatter (1916-2019), who created hundreds of chocolate desserts during her career. With direct, easy-to-read instructions, this cookbook befits bakers of all levels.

Buy it: Chocolate Is Forever: Classic Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, Pies, Puddings, Candies, Confections, and More, $21; Amazon

stainless steel fondue maker
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Just Fondue It

Melting chocolate fondue at home would be quite therapeutic after a long day, no? Give the gift of self care (and dessert) with Cuisinart's top-rated electric fondue set, which also works for cheese, meat, and veggies. 

Buy it: Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker, $70; Amazon

Related: The 7 Best Fondue Pots and Sets for Fun Dinners at Home

chocolate wrapped in various colors arranged in a wheel shape
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Wheel of Fortune

In eight cheery colors and just as many flavors, The Chocolate Wheel from Dylan's Candy Bar will brighten your recipient's day each time they reach for one of its 56 squares.

Buy it: Dylan's Candy Bar 56-Piece Chocolate Wheel, $45; Neiman Marcus

assorted chocolates in a clear box
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Delicious Bar None

Don't limit yourself to chocolate bars and squares! Also from Dylan's Candy Bar, this selection of chocolate treats includes milk chocolate pretzel poppers, dark chocolate-covered almonds, chocolate covered gummy bears, dark chocolate-covered raisins, chocolate-covered cookie dough, and white chocolate nonpareils.

Buy it: Signature Chocolate Tackle Box, $26; Neiman Marcus

two bottles of chocolate-inspired nail polish
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Nailed It

The new Coco For Real nail polish set from NAILS INC. comes in two on-trend colors, which happen to smell like chocolate. Win-win.

Buy it: Coco For Real Nail Polish Duo, $15; Sephora

various hot chocolate bombs
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Got Milk?

A hot commodity of 2020, hot chocolate bombs dissolve into a warm mug of milk or water for an instantly-indulgent treat. Choose from nine flavors, including Oreo, mocha, and white chocolate. 

Buy it: Hot Chocolate Bomb, $3.50; Etsy

box of 40-Piece Origin Dark Chocolate
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Continental Cocoa

Belgium-based Neuhaus sourced cocoa from Ghana, Santo Domingo, Ecuador, and Uganda to create this 40-piece box of single-origin squares for dark chocolate's most serious devotees.

Buy it: 40-Piece Origin Dark Chocolate Box, $32; Neiman Marcus 

colorful painted chocolate
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Art and Craft

Almost too pretty to eat, these hand-crafted, customizable chocolate bonbons come in a range flavors and designs. Bonus: These chocolates contain no gluten, eggs, nuts, or corn products.

Buy it: 15 Piece Artisan Chocolate Bon Bons, $30; Etsy

red silicone mold for round chocolates
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Made to Order

Your gift recipient can also DIY their own chocolate bonbons (and other treats) with this malleable mold from silicone manufacturer Lékué.

Buy it: Lékué Round Chocolate Mold, $10; Sur La Table

pair of socks with chocolate bar print
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Happy Feet

With their chocolate bar print, these tan socks are too fun to be kept under wraps. 

Buy it: Chocolate Socks, $16; Etsy

round gift box of chocolate truffles
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Thanks a Billion

Founded in England in 1875, Charbonnel et Walker has perfected the art of the truffle. Sur La Table sells several varieties, like this top-selling blend of billionaire's shortbread, sea salt, and milk chocolate.

Buy it: Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Billionaire's Shortbread Truffles, $28; Sur La Table

hot chocolate on stick pack of five
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Stick to It

Made for dunking into hot milk, these decadent blocks of hot chocolate come in packs of five seasonal flavors: peppermint, salted caramel, wassail, gingerbread, and peanut butter cup.

Buy it: Hot Chocolate on a Stick, 5 Pack, $25; Neiman Marcus

six kinds of truffles in a light blue box
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Très Truffle

Godiva's 24-piece Patisserie gift box comes with six globally-inspired truffles, each with a melt-in-your mouth filling, hard chocolate shell, and gorgeous coating. 

Buy it: 24-Piece Patisserie Truffles Gift Box, $50; Macy's

four chocolate soaps in a box
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Cocoa Bean Clean

Though this gift looks like a box of chocolate bars at first glance, it's actually a box of chocolate-inspired soap bars made with cocoa powder and essential oils.  

Buy it: Box of Chocolate Soaps, $30; Uncommon Goods

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