As you tick items off your holiday gifting list this season, don't forget to indulge your sweet tooth and support local businesses with treats from Dallas's finest chocolatiers. Each shop offers unique creations and festive specialties to tempt every palate.
Chocolate Secrets (3926 Oak Lawn Ave.) transforms into a holiday wonderland with handcrafted chocolate Santas, Christmas trees, and even a delightful toy train. Indulge in seasonal favorites like the Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Pie and the Sweet Potato Pie, available for pre-order online. With over 52 varieties of bonbons and truffles, 25 flavors of macarons, and an array of ice cream and pastries, Chocolate Secrets offers something for everyone.
CocoAndre (508 W. Seventh St.) brings festive cheer to the Bishop Arts District with charming milk and white chocolate Christmas characters. From the classic Santa Claus to cowboys, snowmen, and even nutcrackers, each figure is a delightful treat. CocoAndre also offers advent calendars, gift boxes, and hot chocolate bombs to warm your heart on chilly winter nights.
Dude, Sweet Chocolate (408 W. Eighth St.) tantalizes taste buds with their signature dark chocolate creations and seasonal specialties. The Yule Log Chocolate and the It's Fra Gi Lay bar are must-haves, while the Golden Rings truffles and eggnog pecans offer a touch of holiday magic. Savor their signature "The Mocha Maker" drinking chocolate for a cozy winter treat. Explore their pre-orderable holiday boxes like "The Little Dude Bag" and "Santa's Box of Misfits" for an assortment of delectable delights.
Haute Sweets Patisserie (multiple locations) offers a unique twist on holiday treats with their decadent chocolate charcuterie boards. Available in two sizes, these boards are filled with an array of brownies, bonbons, cookies, and other chocolatey delights, perfect for sharing with loved ones. Indulge in their flourless Christmas cake, the Holiday Chruch cake, and the whimsical reindeer poop macarons for a truly festive experience.
Kate Weiser Chocolate (multiple locations) elevates the art of chocolate with their modern and elegant creations. Their signature Carl the Snowman, a hollow dark chocolate figure filled with hot cocoa mix and marshmallows, is a holiday favorite. Explore other seasonal offerings like the gingerbread man, the Holiday Candy Bar, and the peppermint caramels. For a truly unique countdown to Christmas, choose between their Texas or Classic Advent Calendars.
Yelibelly Chocolates (4500 Ratliff Lane, Addison) combines the art of chocolate with a touch of indulgence. Their handcrafted chocolates are paired with whisky disks, designed to complement your favorite dram. For a unique take on the advent calendar, explore their 24-day calendars filled with flavors infused with whisky, Charmbrod, Schnapps, and gin. Their beautifully presented boxes of bonbons are perfect for gift-giving or enjoying yourself.
This holiday season, explore the world of Dallas's finest chocolatiers and discover delicious treats that will warm your heart and fill your senses with joy.