Shop local with premiere Dallas chocolatier Kate Weiser, whose beautifully hand-painted bonbons burst with distinctive flavors, like red wine and berries, mango habanero, piña chocolada and hazelnut latte. Select an assortment for your love’s personal taste ($2.50 each).
Don’t miss Weiser’s heart-shaped candy bars ($8) in bourbon ganache with candied pecans or white chocolate yuzu and raspberry pâte de fruit. They make ideal gift toppers.
Kate Weiser Chocolate
Keep your loved ones warm and content with Weiser’s dark chocolate cocoa snowman ($25), which melts into the ultimate drinking chocolate in hot milk. This whimsical, delicious treat serves two and is also available at Neiman Marcus.
Chocolatiers Godiva and See’s Candies have heart boxes galore, and they are in a whole different realm from grocery fare. Pick up a ready-made box or select the assortment yourself at these top confectioner.
Godiva’s specialties include fresh strawberries hand dipped in chocolate on-site daily ($14 per cone) and “Patisserie” truffles, such as chocolate lava cake, strawberry cream tart and vanilla dulce de leche, which are sold in boxes and by the piece.
Choose your own combo ($14 per quarter pound) or grab a flower-embroidered satin heart box (from $49.95).
Does your honey adore white chocolate? See’s Candies presents dozens of gourmet chocolate varietals by the piece, including seven bathed in creamy white: cashew brittle with coconut, key lime truffle, mint, apple pie, English walnut and coconut, cocoa buttercream, and the “polar bear claw” of roasted salted peanuts with vanilla caramel.
Fill a 1-pound paper heart ($28.90) or go all out with a 3-pound satin heart ($108.15) that will surely set hearts aflutter.
See’s also stocks heart boxes focused on milk chocolates, dark chocolates, nuts and chews or truffles (from $28.90). It’s the only store with a tuxedo heart box ($35.90) for the man in your life.
Stopping by is always a treat because See’s offers every visitor a sample bonbon.
The bright and airy Sugarfina boutique is mecca for candy lovers. Compose a signature bento box with gummies in rose, lip and heart shapes, cute little gummy-marshmallow ice cream cones in raspberry, strawberry and vanilla and more ($7.50-$8.50 per container).
Naturally, Neiman Marcus puts a fashionable spin on the heart box of truffles by wrapping it in leopard print velour ($40). Neiman’s also stocks goodies by Godiva and Sugarfina.
Great American Cookies
Great American Cookies and Mrs. Fields Original Cookies are ready to sweeten your day with custom frosted heart-shaped chocolate chip cookie cakes. Visit them on Level One and Two between Macy’s and NorthPark Cafés.