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Your sweetie will be eating out of your hand if you give this box of 16 luxurious chocolate truffles, made by talented fifth-generation Swiss chocolatier Albert Lauber.
Get it now: Neuchatel Truffles, $23 at neuchatelchocolates.com
Oriole Balageur Chocolate Heart Collection
Raspberry, rose and vanilla-infused ganache chocolates from revered Spanish confectioner Oriole Balageur are made with high-quality ingredients and come in curvy heart shapes (eight per box).
Get it now: Oriole Balageur Chocolate Heart Collection, $22.50 at borneconfections.com
Cape Whoopies You Mocha Me Crazy
“Whoopie pie” may not sound romantic, but no worries. These from-scratch, small batch beauties from Maine (a dozen per box) are made with luxe Bensdorp Dutch cocoa powder and filled with boozy Kahlua-spiked cream.
Get it now: Cape Whoopies You Mocha Me Crazy, $36 at capewhoopies.com
Didi’s Chocolates Sarah Bernhardt Cookies
Didi Mercier, a graduate of San Francisco’s École Chocolat, hand-makes these limited-edition almond macaroons. Each is topped with a chocolate truffle and coated in Belgian dark chocolate (15 per box).
Get it now: Didi’s Chocolates Sarah Bernhardt Cookies, $35 at didischocolates.com
L’Artisan Macarons Blue Box
French chef Alexandre Trouan traveled Europe to study the art of pâtisserie, and makes these multi-flavored macarons without preservatives, chemicals or artificial colors. Hard to say which is more enchanting, the dozen macarons in the box--or the box itself.
Get it now: L’Artisan Macarons Blue Box, $30 at lartisanmacaron.com
Dean & DeLuca Conversation Heart Cookies
Flash back to sixth grade for a little retro-romance. These 24 mini, individually wrapped conversation-heart cookies--made exclusively for Dean & DeLuca by Wildflour Confectionery --are hand-decorated with royal icing and stamped with the love confessions of yore: “Be Mine”… “Love U”….
Get it now: Dean & DeLuca Conversation Heart Cookies, $28 at deandeluca.com
Sucré Chocolate-Covered Macarons
Sucré, a tony New Orleans pastry boutique helmed by pastry chef Tariq Hanna, offers eight gluten-free, chocolate-covered maracons made with milk chocolate caramel ganache, draped in dark chocolate and topped with edible gold leaf.
Get it now: Sucré Chocolate-Covered Macarons, $20 at shopsucre.com
Zabar’s Petit Fours
These 15 dainty little cakes from Zabar’s, New York City’s iconic specialty-foods store, come in irresistible flavors like red velvet, cheesecake and chocolate—tastefully arranged in a glitzy gold box.
Get it now: Zabar’s Petit Fours, $18.98 at zabars.com
Norman Love 15-Piece Gift Box
First, let’s just stop and reflect on Norman Love’s name—but that’s not the only reason you should be ordering this gift box for Valentine’s Day. Love is a highly respected chocolatier who makes stunningly designed, handcrafted chocolates that you just might end up hoarding for yourself.
Get it now: Norman Love 15-Piece Gift Box, $33 at normanloveconfections.com
Baked By Melissa Chocolate Lovers’ 25-Pack Mini Cupcakes
This NYC-based, multi-million-dollar empire has spawned a generation of cupcake groupies who line up to taste the bakery’s teeny confections, totally guilt-free (yeah, right). Not sure what flavors your love loves? Phone the company’s Customer Happiness Team.
Get it now: Baked By Melissa Chocolate Lovers’ 25-Pack Mini Cupcakes, $20 at bakedbymelissa.com