Five Sweet Chocolate Treats for the Holidays

By ·

Sweet Lydia's Smores

Photo by Christopher Garcia

S’MORES
Sweet Lydia’s

Lowell confectioner Lydia Blanchard’s take on the campfire staple features homemade marshmallows, chocolate-enrobed graham crackers, and additions such as coconut and caramel.

$23 for a six-pack.

Chocolate Caramel Pretzels from Spindler Creations

Photo by Christopher Garcia

CHOCOLATE-CARAMEL PRETZELS
Spindler’s Confections

Jeremy Spindler incorporates local products like Cabot butter and Atlantic Saltworks sea salt into all of his handcrafted sweets, including these decadent little bites.

$8 for a nine-piece tube.

McCrea's assorted handmade caramels

Photo by Christopher Garcia

CARAMELS
McCrea’s

Chemist turned caramel obsessive Jason McCrea infuses his slow-cooked, small-batch treats with haute ingredients such as New Hampshire maple syrup and single-malt scotch.

$16 for the “Flavor Family” box.

PB& J Bonbons from EH Chocolatier

Photo by Christopher Garcia

PB & J BONBONS
EHChocolatier

The classic sandwich combo gets upgraded with hibiscus-flower jelly and French Valrhona chocolate.

$13 for a five-piece box.

chocolate

Photo by Christopher Garcia

CHOCOLATE BAR
Rogue Chocolatier

Bean-to-bar stalwart Colin Gasko is now being hailed as one of the world’s greatest chocolate makers thanks to selections like his Jamaica bar, brimming with nuanced notes of tropical fruit and tobacco.

$16, available at Formaggio Kitchen.

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/restaurants/2015/11/24/holiday-chocolates/