[1] The box is made from 100% chocolate, with cute-topped salt caramels inside. This is the gift we order for ourselves every year (photo © Charles Chocolates).


[2] One of four collections of hand-painted, ganache-filled Easter eggs. This is the Greek Collection, filled with pomegranate and rose water ganache, walnut-almond baklava salted caramel, and fig and port wine ganache. They’re special (photo © Chocolat Moderne).

 

Chocolate bunnies, jelly beans, cream filled chocolate eggs and marshmallow chicks:

This is not the year to stroll the aisles for the components of a creative Easter basket.

Here are five of our favorite chocolate Easter giftsbek from America’s top chocolatiers.

The quality of the chocolate is top-knotch; it isn’t the sugary-sweet chocolate beloved by most children.

For more kid-friendly gifts, check out the selections at Lake Champlain Chocolates.
 
 
THE BEST EASTER CHOCOLATES
We’ve chosen these as “best” because they’re different from the typical box, bunny or filled egg.

  • Burdick Chocolate, especially the Spring Crate.
  • Charles Chocolates, especially the edible chocolate gift box filled with fleur de sel caramels.
  • Chocolat Moderne, especially the hand-painted Easter eggs filled with different flavors of ganache.
  • Lake Champlain Chocolates, especially the Milk Sea Salt & Almond Bunny.
  • Recchiuti Confections, especially the Burnt Caramel Easter Eggs
  • Woodhouse Chocolate, especially the Laughing Rabbits*.
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    It may not be Easter-as-usual, but a great piece of chocolate brings a moment of cheer, and great memories.
     
     
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