The best chocolates to buy for Christmas this year

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Make someone's day with some of the best chocolate around this Christmas. Credit: Getty Images
Make someone's day with some of the best chocolate around this Christmas. Credit: Getty Images

There's plenty of chocolate in the shops at Christmas, but there's a difference between any old chocolate and the really great stuff.

Here are some of the most delicious chocolates you can buy this festive season:

Koko Black Classic Truffle Collection, $69

In a beautiful box, this collection contains truffles with liquid salted caramel, Aurelia Champagne, orange and Cointreau, and Gianduja. They're handcrafted with 100% natural ingredients, no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and they support 100% sustainably sourced cocoa. They're gluten and egg free too. A special present for someone deserving.

Koko Black Classic Truffle Collection, $69

Anthon Berg Cherry in Rum Marzipan, $16.95

It wouldn't be Christmas without marzipan from this famous Danish chocolatier. These cherries wrapped in marzipan and dark chocolate are perfect for enjoying with a glass of wine on Christmas evening.

Anthon Berg Cherry in Rum Marzipan, $16.95

Butlers Champagne Menu, $19.95

These beautiful looking truffles are made from milk and dark chocolate, and filled with different types of champagne. Perfect for celebrations and adding something special to an event.

Butlers Champagne Menu, $19.95
Butlers Champagne Menu, $19.95. Credit: David Jones

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Koko Black Magic Pudding Bites, $18.90

Be warned; once you open these, it's very hard to stop eating them. They are gooey, chewy bites of sweetly stewed Christmas fruits and spices covered in dreamy white chocolate. Seriously delicious.

Koko Black Magic Pudding Bites, $18.90

zChocolat Traditional Assortment, $64.67

Made in France, these are made by World Champion Chocolatier, Pascal Caffet. They contain all-natural ingredients, no preservatives, high cocoa content and 100% pure cocoa butter. This selection includes a a raspberry ganache covered in dark chocolate and a passionfruit caramel covered in milk chocolate.

zChocolat Traditional Assortment, $64.67

Lindt Milk Chocolate Teddy Bears, $7.95

These are cute stocking fillers, or great to have on hand so the children can have a treat when the adults are having grown up chocolate. Although, they're pretty great for grown ups too.

Lindt Milk Chocolate Teddy Bears, $7.95

Koko Black Prancing Prawn Triplet, $9.90

A delicious stocking filler, these mini prawn shaped chocolates are made from smooth and sweet hazelnut praline. We dare you to stop at one.

Koko Black Prancing Prawn Triplet, $9.90

Quality Street Tub, $12.50

It wouldn't be Christmas without a tub of Quality Street on the table while you're playing board games. Whether you're an orange cream lover or a fudge fan, there's something in here for everyone.

Quality Street Tub, $12.50
Quality Street Tub, $12.50. Credit: Woolworths

Lakrids Selection Box, $59.95

Even if these didn't taste good, the presentation is worth it alone - but this selection tastes amazing too. All liquorice based, you can expect liquorice in combinations of coffee, passionfruit, caramel, plus original flavouring.

Lakrids Selection Box, $59.95
Lakrids Selection Box, $59.95 . Credit: David Jones

Albus Dumbledore Wand Milk Chocolate Wand, $19.99

Make someone's Christmas with this solid chocolate wand replica of Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter. It comes with a collectible sheet of spells. Practice, savour, repeat.

Albus Dumbledore Wand Milk Chocolate Wand, $19.99

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