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Chocolate gift baskets

Chocolate gift baskets

Chocolate gift baskets are the perfect gift for any occasion.

Chocolate is the perfect gift

Who doesn't like chocolate? Well, there has to be someone out there that doesn't like chocolate, but there are very few people who don't like some kind of chocolate. Chocolate's popularity and diversity make chocolate gift baskets extremely popular. Like flowers, chocolates are appropriate for almost any occasion. They make good I'm sorry gifts, romantic gifts, thinking of you gifts and happy birthday gifts. They're also good for saying congratulations and get well soon.

Chocolate gift baskets are even safe gifts for people you don't know that well. For example, an employee could give his boss and his boss's wife chocolate gift baskets for Christmas even if he doesn't know if they like chocolate. It's a thoughtful gift and someone in the family or the business will devour the chocolate. Chocolate just seems to make people smile!

Chocolate gift baskets come in all different shapes and sizes. Some chocolate gift baskets actually come in woven baskets. The chocolate is displayed in the basket and then the entire basket is shrink wrapped to hold the all items in. Some chocolate gift baskets come in tins or chests. Other so-called "baskets" are actually several stacked boxes of chocolate that are tied together with ribbons.

Creating a theme

Chocolate gift baskets come in all shapes and sizes. Some chocolate gift baskets are arranged by type of chocolate, which means you can get a basket of truffles, caramels or creams. A truffle basket from the Godiva chocolate company might include roasted almond truffles, strawberry truffles, hazelnut truffles and espresso truffles. A box of creams might include lemon creams, dark chocolate creams and light chocolate creams. If you're not sure what kind of chocolate the recipient likes, but you know they prefer dark to light chocolate, get a variety of dark chocolate.

If you're not sure what they'll like, get them a variety basket. Variety baskets include solid chocolate, truffles, creams, caramels and tuttles. These baskets may also include chocolate bark and toffee. To add a little pizzazz and diversity to your chocolate gift baskets, toss in some coffee or hot chocolate. Once made, these hot items make an excellent chocolate accessory. If you want to go totally crazy, get some mini chocolate shots. Liquor stores carry small chocolate bottles that are filled with different types of liquor. They're pretty good and fairly sweet!

Where do I get these baskets?

Chocolate gift baskets can be found on-line by going to any chocolate company's Web site. Some companies, such as Godiva, are strictly chocolate. Others, such as the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory or Kilwin's, will include other items in their chocolate gift baskets. These places can add other types of candy, stuffed bears and caramel corn. Once you've found the chocolate gift baskets you like, simply place your order and have them delivered to your chocolate lover!

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