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17 Chocolate Gifts For Valentine’s Day That Are Almost Too Sweet To Eat

Forrest Gump once famously said “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get” — an astute point. There is something dangerous yet alluring about the mystery assortment of truffles and bonbons filled with everything from fudge brownies to spicy Tabasco confections that a more straightforward bar of the stuff can’t hold a flame to. The box of chocolate’s myriad of decadent delights gives the universally-loved treat a more enticing name — especially with all of that Valentine’s Day love floating in the air. We dug through pages upon pages of sugary gift boxes to unearth the most innovative reworks of the beloved cacao bean that are sure to impress the number one chocolatier in your life. Of course, we also sprinkled in a few of the classics from Ferrero Rocher and Godiva — because we can’t deny the comfort in actually knowing exactly what you’re going to get (sorry, Forrest). Take a peep ahead at all the chocolatey and romantic gift assortments that are almost too sweet to eat. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Etsy Cocoa Bomb BoxThese six hot chocolate bombs come in four flavors and in a glittery heart-shaped box! A perfect festive option for someone who loves the classics with a twist. Shop Wednesdays Child USWednesdaysChildUS Cocoa bomb box, $, available at EtsyHu Kitchen Chocolate Variety PackA perfect chocolate gift for your vegan bestie, non-dairy significant other, or your dark chocolate obsessed loved one. Shop Hu Kitchen Hu Kitchen Chocolate Variety Pack, $, available at Hu KitchenMaggie Louise Love Is Sweet Chocolate BoxThis six-piece dainty chocolate gift box is the definition of simple and sweet. Inside you’ll find two milk chocolates with strawberry crisp, two dark chocolates with salted caramel, one white chocolate with strawberry crisp, and one plain white chocolate treat. Shop Uncommon GoodsMaggie Louise Callahan Love Is Sweet Chocolate Box, $, available at Uncommon GoodsDylan’s Candy Bar Chocolate Covered Sandwich Cookie BoxThe heart cut-out on this box only shows a sliver of all of the chocolatey-goodness inside. Open it up and you’re met with nine cookie sandwiches doused and dipped in chocolate. Shop Dylan’s Candy BarDylan’s Candy Bar Chocolate Covered Sandwich Cookie Box, $, available at Dylan’s Candy BarEtsy Personalized Diamond Valentine Heart ChocolateThis Etsy shop lets you choose chocolate flavors and a naughty or nice custom message for your loved one. This shop is on break until Thursday, so circle back in two days and order all the chocolate gift boxes to your heart’s content. Shop Diamond ChocolatesDiamond Chocolates Personalized Valentine Heart Chocolate, $, available at EtsyMaggie Louise Chocolate BoxThis chocolate gift box is packed with, “lip smacking-deliciousness,” literally. This funky little gift is made from delicious white, milk, and dark chocolate but most importantly, it’s gorgeous. Shop The Apollo BoxThe Apollo Box Maggie Louise Chocolate Gift Box, $, available at The Apollo BoxSeattle Chocolates Like You A Latte Chocolate Care PackageShow someone that you like them “A Latte” with this coffee-inspired care package. Inside it comes with a 4 oz chocolate truffle heart-shaped box, a Like You A Latte chocolate truffle bar, and a Tart & Soul chocolate truffle bar. Shop Seattle ChocolatesSeattle Chocolate Like You a Latte Chocolate Care Package, $, available at Seattle ChocolateEthel M Chocolates Valentine’s Day Virtual Chocolate Tasting For Two This festive gift box comes with chocolate, of course, but it also includes a virtual tasting with Ethel M Chocolates’ chief chocolatier, Mark Mackey. It’s an entire V-day date all in one heart-shaped box. Shop Ethel M Chocolates Ethel M Chocolates Valentine’s Day Virtual Chocolate Tasting for Two, $, available at Ethel M ChocolatesWilliams Sonoma Valentine’s Day Brownie BitesIf chocolate truffles aren’t your thing, why not try chocolate-dipped brownie bites? Shop Williams SonomaWilliams Sonoma Valentine’s Day Brownie Bites, $, available at Williams SonomaandSons Chocolatiers Valentine’s Day Gift BoxThis gift box is a romantic selection of the finest chocolates — truffles, caramels, and pralines with flavors including but not limited to Pecan Coffee, Madagascar Dark, and Hazelnut. Take a taste test this Valentine’s Day and fall in love with a new flavor. Shop andSonsandSons Chocolatiers Valentine’s Day Gift Box, $, available at Food52Vosges Chocolates Grand Baset TowerVosges Chocolate is famous for its innovative reworks of the basic chocolate truffle. Inside this Valentine’s Day edition gift box is a plethora of new fruity, dark, and sweet flavors to try. You can pre-order any of the treasures from Vosges’ limited-edition Sacred Love Valentine’s Day Collection and get 15% off with the code SACRED15.Shop Vosges Chocolates Vosges Chocolate Grand Bastet Tower, $, available at Vosges ChocolateCompartes Small Wave 15-Piece Chocolate BoxArtsy chocolates are the new wave. This gift includes 15 handmade chocolates that are as pretty as they are tasty. Shop CompartesCompartes Small Wave 15-Piece Chocolate Box, $, available at NordstromL.A. Burdick Signature Chocolate MiceYou’ve heard of the Three Blind Mice, but have you heard of L.A. Burdick’s Signature Chocolate Mice? If not, order yourself a box because nothing says, “I love you,” like a crate of chocolate mice.Shop L.A. BurdickL.A. Burdick Signature Chocolate Mice, $, available at L.A. BurdickThe World Market Chocolate Traveler Tabasco® Chocolate TinWho knew that something as fiery as Tabasco colliding with something as sweet and comforting as chocolate would be…excellent? It’s time to spice up your love life. Shop The World MarketTabasco The Chocolate Traveler Tabasco® Chocolate Tin, $, available at The World MarketMilk Bar The Chocolatey ClassicMilk Bar’s excellent delivery reputation makes sending your chocolate obsessed friend an entire cake and 12 truffles a relaxing (and yummy) experience. Shop Milk BarMilk Bar The Chocolatey Classic, $, available at Milk BarGodiva Half Dozen Dark Chocolate Covered StrawberriesFresh juicy berries meet decadent dark chocolate. Healthy? Maybe. Delicious? 100%.Shop GodivaGodiva Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries, $, available at GodivaFerrero Rocher Fine Hazelnut Milk ChocolatesA staple, a classic, and a surefire way to make your Valentine smile. Shop Ferrero RocherFerrero Rocher Assorted Coconut Candy and Chocolates, $, available at AmazonLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?12 Candy Advent Calendars We’re Opening NOW15 Uncommon Goods to Gift This Season28 Unique Advent Calendars We’re Gifting This Year

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