9 Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats
Godiva Milk Chocolate LOVE Heart
Tiny conversation hearts have nothing on this treat. Make sure your message comes through loud and clear with this extra-large chocolate disk inscribed with can’t-miss-it red lettering.
To buy: $8 for one 3.5-ounce heart, at Godiva stores and godiva.com.
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Cookie Panache The Lovers’ Blend
Send hugs and kisses long distance with this mail-order box of soft and chewy baked goodies. Each package contains two decorated sugar cookies and 10 heart-shaped blondies and brownies.
To buy: $42 for one 10-piece box, cookiepanache.com.
Jolly Rancher Heart-Shaped Lollipops
Just right for a classroom candy swap: These suckers come in four juicy flavors—cherry, apple, pink lemonade, watermelon—and are individually wrapped and ready for addressing.
To buy: $3.50 for one 12.88-ounce bag, at supermarkets and drugstores.
Lake Champlain Chocolates Kiss Me Chocolate Frog
A gift sure to make a splash, this adorable milk and dark chocolate critter stands 3½ inches tall on his white chocolate lily pad. Hop to it!
To buy: $12.50 for one 1.41-ounce frog, at specialty markets, select Whole Foods Markets, and lakechamplainchocolates.com.
Seattle Chocolates Red Hot Dark Chocolate Truffle Bar
Can’t find the words? Let the cheeky wrapping on this cinnamon-studded bar do the talking with sassy phrases like “sugar daddy,” “tiger,” and “heartthrob.”
To buy: $3 for one 2.5-ounce bar, at supermarkets, drugstores, and seattlechocolates.com.
Fran’s Chocolates Red Satin Heart Truffles and Caramels
Pull out all the stops with this—dare we say sexy?—plush red satin box. Filled with 21 delicious truffles and caramels in flavors like Hazelnut Crunch, Raspberry, and Milk Chocolate Espresso, it’s easy to see why these chocolates are a White House favorite.
To buy: $50 for one 21-piece box, franschocolates.com.
Dunkin’ Donuts Cupid’s Choice Donuts
Surprise a loved one or your office buddies with these pillowy, cream-filled hearts topped with strawberry glaze. Available January 30th through February 29th.
To buy: $1 for one donut or $7 for 12 donuts, at Dunkin’ Donuts stores.
Droga Big Cinnamon Love Candy Bandits
These sugar and spice hearts—think gummy candy for grown-ups—will win over a cinnamon-loving sweetie.
To buy: $13 for one 11-ounce jar, drogaconfections.com.
Target Sweet Tools
If hearts and flowers aren’t your true love’s style, hit the nail on the head with a clever box of milk chocolate tools. This handyman’s special comes outfitted with a hammer, saw, and two tasty wrenches.
To buy: $6 for one 4.75-ounce box, at Target stores.
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