Handmade chocolate has been a staple of the holiday tradition for generations, but has become a popular way to get around the country, and is now widely available in the UK, the US and the US mainland.
Here are some of the best handmade chocolate gifts available in 2017.
‘Handcrafted chocolate’ can be found in the form of small gift bags or small boxes, usually wrapped in a gift card.
The gifts are generally limited in size and are usually a mixture of chocolaty, chocolate and minty flavours.
They are also available in an array of flavours including almond, raspberry, peach, white chocolate and apple.
‘The best’ handcrafted chocolate gift This is an exclusive and hand-made gift from the owner of a shop called The Bistro, which offers handmade chocolate to customers.
The chocolate is hand-crafted in the shop and includes chocolate chips, mint and a chocolate-covered teddy bear.
Customers are also given an additional gift of the chocolate to eat.
‘My wife loves it.
I think it’s delicious,’ says owner Jessica.
‘We’re doing our bit for the holiday season.
I’ve been getting a lot of requests from customers to have a special gift for Christmas.
‘It’s a lovely, sweet gift and it’s lovely for me to have it here.’
‘A great Christmas gift’ ‘We got a lot for Christmas and it was amazing,’ says shop owner Melissa, who has been serving the holidaymakers since 2010.
‘People love it.
It’s a nice, small package and they get a lot out of it.
‘I got a chocolate chip cookie, an apple, chocolate chip cookies, an almond, and a mint chocolate chip.
‘They’re a bit like a Christmas cake, a little bit of a treat.
It just adds so much to the experience.’
People have been saying they want a gift that’s a little bigger and it really is.
I love it, it’s the best Christmas gift.
‘If you want to make something, it makes a beautiful gift.’
‘I love the taste of chocolate and the fact that it’s handmade.’
‘It makes me happy that I’m able to share the holiday with people who love the chocolate,’ says Melissa.
‘And it’s a wonderful thing to get, it really makes you feel special.’
‘Hand made chocolate’ chocolate and teddy bears available from The Bismark shop in the US source Google.com ‘I’m going to make this chocolate chip teddy next Christmas and I love that I can have a small gift with me,’ says Jess.
‘But it’s also good for me because I get to do things for other people who don’t have a Christmas tree.’
‘Christmas gift’ A chocolate cake for a friend ‘It was perfect for a Christmas present, and I’m really happy I was able to get it,’ says Anna.
‘Everyone was so happy.
I thought it was going to be a small box but I got to open the box and it had so much chocolate in it, and it even had chocolate chips on it, which I loved.
‘There’s chocolate chips all over the place, it was delicious.
It was lovely and it made me happy.’
‘Cookie dough’ is available from the bakery in the British Isles ‘I have a lot in my cupboard but I don’t need it to go to Christmas,’ says Lucy.
‘As I get older, I want to have something nice to eat and it is just a great way to spend a holiday.
‘A small cookie dough cookie is just lovely, it is a very small cookie, but I’m sure it will make someone very happy.
‘Christmas presents’ are available from bakeries in the European Union, US and Australia, and can be bought from the UK’s Tesco or the US’s JCPenney.
‘This is the best thing I’ve ever had,’ says Jessica.