Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to savor some gourmet candy. Chocolate and candies are a popular gift for Valentine’s Day. They are inexpensive, appeal to wide variety of tastes, and their sweet taste can help assuage the sadness of a broken heart. Candy is a great gift for the most romantic day of the year, whether you’ve had a great Valentine’s Day or a bad one. Candy is a the ideal gift for your kid to bring to school, a romantic gift for your wife, or the perfect present for your boyfriend. Here are some great candy gift ideas for Valentine’s Day 2015.
Want more great gift ideas? Check out our post on the best gifts for women. Even though it’s focused on presents for the ladies, there are plenty of gift ideas that will appeal to guys, too.
1. Chocolate Mini ‘Peanot’ Butter Cups
Want to send your kid to school with candy and Valentines for the whole class? It’s not as easy as it used to be. An increasing number of schools are banning peanuts for allergy reasons, and even foods with trace amounts of peanuts can cause a reaction in some kids. Enter the “peanot” butter cup. They are peanut-free, so they are good for classrooms where peanuts are banned for allergy reasons. These candies are also gluten-free and dairy-free. You can give each kid a bag of their own, or split up the bags into separate bags with other nut-free candies.
Need another nut-free option for kids to bring to school for Valentine’s Day? Try Skeeter’s nut-free chocolate chip cookies.
Price: $49.95 for a case of 10 bags
2. Valentine Nostalgic Candy Gift Box
Candy Crate specializes in gift boxes packed with retro candy. The Valentine’s box includes classic candies like candy cigarettes, caramel apple pops, charms lollipops, Fun Dip, Red Hots, Lemon Heads, Atomic Fireballs, Bazooka Bubble Gum, Bit O Honey, a candy necklace, and much more. This would be a great Valentine’s Day gift for kids, coworkers, family, or even your boss. It’s also great for older couples who want to take a stroll down memory lane and eat the candy they used to share when they were young.
3. ‘Gourmet Love’ 3 Tier Tower
This cute gift box is the perfect Valentine’s Day candy gift for the woman who likes variety. This three-tiered box has tons of different candy and snacks to enjoy. There are Oreos rolled in chocolate and nonpareils, red raspberry hearts, nonpareils candy, heart-shaped chocolate pretzels, and sour candy lips. This over-sized gift box is great for sharing, so open it up and snuggle up on the couch with a romantic movie.
4. Mint Fudge Filled Frogs
You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince, which makes these little chocolate frogs kind of perfect for Valentine’s Day. These are a great gift for friends and family, or as a gift for someone you only recently started dating. They’re also a nice change of pace from all the pink packaging and heart-shaped candy you see around Valentine’s Day.
5. Premium Chocolatiers Large Chocolate Heart Truffle Box
Trying to find Valentine’s Day chocolate for someone on a diet, or someone with a lot of dietary restrictions? It’s not impossible to find Valentine’s Day chocolates, even when food allergies are a factor. While these candy truffles do contain soy, they are completely free from milk, nuts, gluten, and eggs. The assorted box of chocolate truffles includes flavors like salted caramel, raspberry, fudge, coffee, and Grand Marnier.