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Show off your gifting skills to your valentine (or ‘palentine’) with our editor’s top five Valentine’s Day gifts, from a little something sweet, extra gratifying, and one seriously mind-boggling libation to cheers to.
Exotics, by GuruNanda
A perfectly balanced, small batch Kentucky Bourbon. Four original Bourbon recipes have been expertly selected by their Master Distiller at the peak of maturation to create this very mellow and perfectly balanced Bourbon with tasting notes of ripened red berries and dried spice. You can enjoy it best straight up, on the rocks, or simply with a splash of your favorite mixer. 90 proof. 45% alcohol/volume. Available at any wine and spirits retailer.
This family-run bakery and confectionery located in Manchester, Vermont, has been whipping up delicious handmade treats for nearly 40 years and know exactly what makes for the perfect gift. From Lemon Lulu cake and famous Buttercrunch to the quintessential Raspberry Almond hearts, these gourmet sweets are sure to delight your sweetie with a sweet tooth. Nationwide shipping. New email subscribers will receive 15% off their first order. ($19.95+)
Based in sunny Los Angeles, this 100% safe to eat cookie dough may also be the most delicious. Incorporate into sweet treats like cupcakes, top on ice cream, or eat it straight from the container (your package will even come with your own super cute wooden spoon!). This Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with their Be Mine Gift Box ($45),This Chocolate is Lit! and two of their new flavors.
Made with decadent, premium ingredients that are non-GMO, new flavors that will also delight your Valentine include Peanut Butta Cookie Dough, Candy Crush, and more.
Based in Brooklyn with three locations: Red Hook, Tribeca, and Tokyo, Baked has three great gifting options this season.These include a Valentine‘s Day Brownie Gift Box ($24), Valentine‘s Day Conversation Cookie Box ($24), and a Valentine‘s Day Mixed Treat Box ($40).
The boxes can be purchased at Baked’s Tribeca or Red Hook cafés and are available for pre-order now. Ready-made boxes will be available in stores on February 12. Free UPS Ground Shipping on all online store orders of $75 or more within the contiguous United States.