Whether you have a full itinerary planned or are staying in this year, these gift ideas will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth and are paired with a refined presentation. Here are our edible Valentine’s Day gifts that are perfect for men and women alike, focusing on all things sweet and memorable.
Based in New York, Macaron Bites specializes in creating authentic hand-made macarons, making them an exquisite indulgence for Valentine’s Day. I first discovered them at the RAND Luxury Brunch this past summer. ($30, Box of 12; $60, Box of 24)
Ever since I discovered Endorfin Foods last year, I have been hooked! This charming little gift set features four full size chocolate bars made up of a mix of their award winners & top sellers, including Dark & Salty, Coconut Dream, Turkish Coffee, and Absinthe. The bars are set in a beautiful hand-stained & hot-iron branded wooden stash box, and include a few sprinkles of aromatic dried flower petals. You can reuse the wooden box again and again! ($25)
Whether it’s mixed in a drink recipe to craft a natural, fresh cocktail or chilled to enjoy with a meal, Sipp’s fun flavors are the perfect fusion of clean, simple culinary extracts. Think Ruby Rose with a marriage Grapefruit and Rosemary, and Mojo Berry which has a lovely layering of blackberry, mint and lime. Drink alone or as the best cocktail mixer. Sold nationwide in Target and select retailers, as well as Amazon.
Win their heart for sure with this beautiful Chocolate Pizza decorated with their candy Avalanche border (chocolate and peanut butter candies) and your choice of sweet wishes hand-scripted in white chocolate. Served in a custom pizza box. ($25.95)
One of their most popular flavors. Infused with cardamom, garnished with sun-kissed rose petals. Delicate floral notes with aphrodisiac overlay. 70& cacao made with no dairy and sweetened with local honey. ($20, pack of 3 bars)
Get transported to the Arabian Desert to the mountains of Switzerland and back again! Chocodate is a bite-sized delicacy combining nature’s best dates and almonds under a coat of some of the finest European chocolate. Four options: Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate, and Coconut. Available in Walmart and Publix stores nationwide. ($7-$10/bag)
Within La Maison du Chocolat’s Valentine’s collection, In the heart of Parisian Gardens, Nicolas Cloiseau sets the stage for strolls through Paris’ verdant pathways and hidden ponds, from rows of linden trees to the orangeries of the gardens. Tenderness is infused into this year’s Valentine’s Collection depicting the City of Lights in a beguiling melody of fragrances and flavors. Kim Roselier is the box’s illustrator. ($56, 16 pieces)
Wicked Joe Organic Coffees creates coffees that are certified Bird Friendly by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Rainforest Alliance, Cup of Excellence, Direct Trade Relationship as well as many other sustainable models. Their Wicked French Dark French roast leaves a smoky and smooth finish and contains Baker’s chocolate and an unexpected hint of sweetness just in time for Valentine’s Day. ($9.99, 12 oz.)
Bang Cookies a luxe, all-natural, organic and #Instagrammable cookie company, is launching their brand-new line of Stuffed Cookies for Valentine’s Day. Featured cookies include S’mores, PB&J and their new ‘Kitchen Sink’. Shipping is available nationwide, or consider in-store pick-up at their storefront in Jersey City, NJ.