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In case the Easter Bunny is searching for some last minute chocolate inspiration, check out these thirteen treats, that won’t disappoint.
(P.S. You’re going to need a bigger basket.)
Because you just can’t go wrong with a Reese’s. And bonus points for the clever name.
Caramel Robin Eggs
Yes, you read that right. Robin eggs have just been taken up a notch.
These are a favorite any time of year, but put them in a sweet bunny container, and they are irresistible.
Dove “Carrot Patch” Truffles
While Dove chocolate in general, is creamy, rich, and smooth, it’s the adorable packaging that made it the perfect spring treat.
Kit Kat Bunny Ears
They’re Kit Kats. They’re adorable. Enough said.
Lindt Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Mini Frogs
These little guys were a bit hard to track down, but Toad-ally worth it! If you can’t find these, the ladybugs, and chicks, are almost just as cute.
Russell Stover Mint Meltaways
Admittedly, my favorite confection from this company. The mint isn’t too powerful, and just as the name implies, the chocolate melts in your mouth.
House of Dorchester Hot Cross Bunny Chocolate Slab
(available at World Market)
Confession: If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you’re probably aware of my nemesis, the raisin. However, the originality and unique melding of cinnamon and chocolate flavors, got my attention.
Cadbury Milk Chocolate Mini Eggs
For me, these are an Easter staple. And yes, please bring on the jumbo bag.
Ghiradelli Caramel Bunnies and Eggs
Ghiradelli could run a business based on chocolate caramels alone. They’re that good.
Sanders Milk Chocolate Mini Coconut Nests
Spring is the one season, we find these coconut confections. Personally, I’d welcome them all year along. Okay, keep the jelly beans, but bring on the toasted coconut.
Sweet Surprise Chick
Godiva Spring Sampler
Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere…chocolate. No-bunny is going to complain with a box of assorted confections.
So, there it is. My picks of the season. Some old, some new, but all oh so scrumptious!
What’s the best chocolate to find in your Easter basket? Share in the comment section below!
National Cereal Day
Flakes and Puffs, Krispies and Crunches, most of us can agree that there’s just something satisfying about cereal.
The experience starts in the grocery store. As I wander down the cereal aisle, scouting the brightly colored boxes, flaunting teethy-grinned cartoon mascots and promises of magical prizes hiding inside, I can’t help feeling a bit nostalgic. As a kid, there was nothing more enjoyable, than hunkering down in front of the television with an overflowing bowl of cereal, watching Saturday morning cartoons. Most of the time, Mom tried to keep us on the healthier side of the kid-cereal-spectrum, stocking the pantry with Cheerios or Rice Krispies. But, every once and a while, my brothers and I would catch a break. A sale. A coupon. A shopping trip with Dad. Eureka-Hello marshmallows for breakfast.
As much as I indulge in chocolate, I still have to adult-it up most the time with blander, grown-up choices. But, every once and a while, I find an excuse. A sale, a coupon, or the kids go shopping trip with Grandpa and then it’s, “Good morning, Count Chocula. Now let’s watch cartoons.”
In honor of National Cereal Day, we’re counting down the top chocolate cereals in the US. Rankings have been determined by customer reviews. It should be noted that all of these cereals ranked high with customers, averaging 4 stars and up. Seems to me, kids and kids-at-heart, adore their chocolate cereal.
and the # 1 rated chocolate cereal…
What would you rate the best cereal? Please share in the comment section below!
Like Chocolate? Then you’re going to Love these chocolate events! Some of the biggest chocolate festivals in the world, are happening this fall.
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Top 10 Chocolate Festivals this Fall
Dallas Chocolate Festival 2016: Lights, Camera, Action
September 9th- 11th
More Details here
Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival
San Francisco, CA
More information here
Las Vegas Chocolate and Pastry Show
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Big Chocolate Show
NY, New York
The Chocolate Show London
More details here
Perugia (by Milan)
More details here
Toronto Chocolate Festival
October 15th-November 6th
More Details here
Salon Du Chocolat
October 28th- November 1st
The Chicago Artisan Chocolate Show and Wine Tasting
The Northwest Chocolate Festival