There are few gifts as synonymous with love and care as a good piece of chocolate.
Whether it’s a holiday, birthday, anniversary, or anything in between, there’s one thing that’s for certain: it can be celebrated with a box of chocolates. Rich, sweet, and decadent, chocolate is a crowd-pleasing, mood-boosting treat that’s a perfect gift for any occasion.
But because chocolate gifts are some of the cornerstones of gift-giving, there’s a wide range of options you can choose from. And unfortunately, some of the more lackluster chocolate gift boxes out there definitely leave something to be desired.
When you want to stand out and show the gift-receiver how much you care, quality matters. But with a little thought and care, you can take your chocolate gift from afterthought to showstopper.
Here are 10 of the best chocolate gifts to treat your loved ones, show them how you feel, and satisfy their chocolate cravings in the process.
The Best Chocolate Gifts For Any Occasion
“When we don’t have the words chocolate speaks volumes.” - Joan Bauer
Goo Goo Cluster’s Goo Goo Guitar Basket
Perfect for: Celebrating your friends and family who love good music, good times, and classic sweet southern comforts.
Goo Goo chocolate clusters go way back in chocolate history - in fact, they were the first combination candy bars in America! These delectable treats are made with a winning combination of nougat, nuts, and caramel, all smothered in a rich milk chocolate.
Now, you can treat your loved ones to a little slice of Nashville, Tennessee history with the Goo Goo Guitar Basket. This gift set is an ode to both Music City, USA, and the delectable and iconic Goo Goo clusters that it birthed. It comes packaged in a woven guitar-shaped basket and includes three of the original and iconic Goo Goo flavors: Original, Pecan, and Peanut Butter. It’s enough to make anyone’s tastebuds sing!
Milk Bar’s The Chocolatey Classic
Perfect for: Sharing at birthdays, holidays, and parties
If you have someone in your life whose passion for chocolate cake runs deep, The Chocolatey Classic by Milk Bar Store was made for them. Milk Bar has gained an impressive cult following for its rich, delectable desserts that are shipped straight to your door, so their gift packages are sure to impress. The Chocolatey Classic comes with a 6-inch Chocolate Birthday Cake and a dozen Chocolate B’Day Truffles.
Compartés Chocolates Vegan Dark Chocolate Gourmet Chocolates Gift Box
Perfect for: Your healthy chocolate-loving friends
This chocolate gift box by Compartés Chocolates is the perfect chocolatey solution for your plant-based friends and family, or for the health-conscious people in your life who still love a sweet treat. This assortment includes a variety of healthy treats like nuts, pretzels, and fruit, all dipped in a gourmet vegan dark chocolate. Compartés is also a luxury brand that’s sure to impress: Bon Appétit Magazine even gave their chocolates a perfect score, a feat unmatched by any other chocolate brand!
Bean Box’s Deluxe Coffee + Chocolate Tasting Box
Perfect for: Caffeine fiends with refined palates
Few things go together as well as chocolate and coffee, so why not combine them both in a luxurious and crowd-pleasing gift box? This coffee and chocolate tasting box by Bean Box is more than just a great gift - it’s also an experience. It includes 8 artisan coffees sourced from award-winning roasters and expertly pairs them with 8 artisan chocolates. It even includes tasting notes for each pairing to amplify your tasting experience!
Harry & David’s Tower Of Chocolates Deluxe Gift
Perfect for: Making a big, lasting impression
If you want to go big or go home with your gift, you can’t go wrong with a Harry & David tower. This Tower Of Chocolates makes an impressive statement with a huge variety of chocolate treats ranging from popcorn to fruits to their signature chocolate truffles. There’s something in here for everyone, so it also doubles as a great potluck gift!
Godiva’s Sweet Surprise Gift Tower
Perfect for: Someone who loves choices and variety
Godiva is a staple for chocolate gifts, so their Sweet Surprise Gift Tower is sure to please. This gift set comes with four of their world-renowned chocolate gift boxes: The Nut and Caramel Gift Box, Milk Chocolate Gift Box, Assorted Chocolate Gold Gift Box, and Signature Truffles. With such a wide variety of chocolate treats, your loved one is sure to find a ton of palate-pleasing favorites in this set.
Olive & Cocoa’s Savory, Salty & Sweet Gift Basket
Perfect for: People who crave both chocolate and salt
If the person you’re trying to find a gift for loves a healthy mix of sweet and salty, consider a gift like this Savory, Salty & Sweet Gift Basket from Olive & Cocoa. This box uses both chocolatey and salty favorites like pretzels, nuts, raisins, and cookies to satisfy every kind of craving. Because it has such a wide variety of snacky staples, this set is also the perfect solution for anyone looking for charcuterie board ideas!
Fairytale Brownies Magic Morsel 24
Perfect for: People who prefer their chocolate in baked goods
Go beyond the classic assorted box of chocolates with the delicious gift of delectable brownies. These individually wrapped brownies are made with Belgian dark chocolate and come in caramel, chocolate chip, original, raspberry swirl, walnut, and cream cheese to satisfy every sweet tooth.
Bonnie & Pop’s Chocolate Gourmet Gift Basket
Perfect for: The person who loves a classic box of chocolates
This classic assortment of gourmet chocolates will hit all the marks for any chocolate lover. Bonnie & Pop takes the classic box of chocolates to the next level with a ton of classic chocolate options like pecan patties, pretzels, cashew clusters, caramels, truffles, and more. This gift box also comes in a beautiful keepsake tin that your recipient can reuse again and again.
Hotel Chocolat’s The Velvetiser Copper Edition
Perfect for: The ones who love their chocolate hot, molten, and indulgent
When the person you’re shopping for craves luxury and comfort, consider taking their chocolate gift a step above and investing in a premium hot chocolate machine like the Velvetiser. This gift set comes equipped with The Velvetiser, a premium machine that makes both hot chocolate and lattes, plus a wide range of hot chocolate flavors (including some standouts like Ginger and Chili varieties!).
Chocolate is a crowd-pleasing favorite, but choosing the right chocolate gifts is key. Show your loved ones just how much you care by investing in high-quality options like these ten indulgent chocolate gifts. Their sweet tooths will thank you!