It’s Time for Holiday Chocolate

female hands in gloves holding hot chocolate over a snowy background

If the holidays have you craving something chocolatey and sweet, you won’t feel guilty eating this organic and fair trade chocolate!

Get your mug ready for some luscious hot cocoa.

Equal Exchange Organic Dark Hot Chocolate Mix – It’s organic, Kosher and Fair Trade, but it’s made with a lot of sugar (albeit organic evaporated sugar cane juice). If you’re cool with that, they also make a spicy cocoa with chili and cinnamon. $7.50 for a 12 oz can.

Lake Champlain Traditional Hot Chocolate is certified organic and Fair Trade, but if you want a flavor outside the box, try their Marshmallow, Spicy Aztec, Holiday Peppermint, or Mocha hot chocolate. If sugar’s not your thing, they have an Unsweetened cocoa just for you. $12.50 for 16 oz container. A pack of Vanilla Marshmallows to float on top is $19.00.

Peppermint Bark Sipping Chocolate – Askinosie makes a mix of dark chocolate, white chocolate and peppermint. Made with organic cane sugar, and powered goat’s milk. $17.00 for a 7 0z jar.

Meadowlands Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix –  Organic, Fair Trade, Dominican Republic cocoa infused with Madagascar vanilla beans and just a little organic powdered cane sugar. $10.99 for a 12 oz. bag. Available with or without dairy.

Don’t forget the Marshmallows! SimplyMallow on Etsy handmakes organic marshmallows in several flavors including plain and peppermint.

Want organic candy canes to stir your hot chocolate? Try Tru Joy Organic Candy Canes. HOLIDAY CHOCOLATE BARS & PEPPERMINT BARK
(they make great stocking stuffers)

Zotter Chocolate has a few special holiday bars, but they’re selling out fast! Holy Night – Burning bright is made with roasted almonds, milk chocolate and an almond filling.

Zotter’s Mitzi Blue Advent Calendar with chocolate discs makes a really unique chocolate gift.

Askinosie Chocolate packs peppermint bark in a unique crate like box. They also make a holiday Gingerbread Dark Chocolate Bar.

Hummingbird Chocolate using 70% Nicaraguan dark chocolate, organic cane sugar, cocoa butter and candy to make its holiday Candy Cane Bark. $9.95 for a box. They also make a Cherry Almond Ginger Bark, if you’ve had enough with the candy canes.

Lake Champlain Certified Star-D Kosher certified Hanukkah Dark Chocolate Gift Bag. $13.50 for a 5.8 oz bag.

Dandelion Chocolate makes giving chocolate really easy. They pack 3 single origin 70% chocolate bars in a box with a tasting guide and wrap it beautifully. It’s yours for $30.

Taza Chocolate Organic Dark Peppermint Bark  is made with organic cacao beans, organic peppermint candy, organic cane sugar, puffed quinoa, organic cocoa butter, sea salt and organic vanilla. A 4.2 oz bag costs $5.59. 

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