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Make the perfect gift basket this Holiday season

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Make the perfect gift basket this holiday. Wine and chocolate? Who can complain?!

Make the perfect gift basket this holiday. Wine and chocolate? Who can complain?!

I don't know about you, but every year there is someone on our Christmas list that escapes my threshold for searching out the perfect gift. When it comes to these gift-giving challenges, my go-to purchase always ends up being something that never fails — delicious, gourmet food!

Whether it's buying a rich, creamy cheese and salty prosciutto or a box of artisan chocolates and wine, these tasty gift baskets under the tree always make a happy gift recipient. You could go the classic "Harry & David" route, or order one of our Gift Packages, OR you can get a little crafty and make a personalized gift basket that celebrates your friendship with whomever it's for. 

Of course — we at Pretzelphoria believe we have something in our store for just about everyone to love. Whether it's chocoholics or someone who likes it spicy, you can create some delicious and thoughtful gift baskets this season.

Wine Lovers Basket

Grab your favorite red wine (we love Foxen Winery) and pack it in a pretty basket with our Dark Chocolate Soo Good Chocolate Clusters. There has never been a more perfect pairing! You can also throw in some of our Chocolate Sweet Dips or 9 Pretzel Mix with a creamy cheese to round out the basket. Don't forget a couple wine glasses (DIY!) and a pretty wine stopper and charms. Wrap it in a holiday patterned scarf for a special accent that can be used every year.

Bountiful Beer Basket

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There has never been a more classic snack for beer than some salty pretzels. Whether you box up our Garlic Fest, Wing It, Honey Mustard or simple Cheese Pretzels, you have got a friend for your lagers and ales. Beer aficionados love a good selection, so be sure to mix it up with some rich porters (Breckenridge's Vanilla Porter is delicious!), refreshing pale ales and maybe a spiced saison or Belgian selection (Check out Rogue's crazy brews). Pair with a handy bottle opener, some sharp cheddar and beer Koozies (we love these FreakR knits) to keep your hands warm in the winter. 

For the Sweet Tooth

There is something about winter that makes it A-OK to indulge in hot chocolate, cookies, candy canes and gingerbread all season long! Make your own Hot Chocolate Kit, with rich chocolate powder or melting chocolates, some extra ingredients, like flavored marshmallows, peppermint sticks, maybe a flavored liqueur. Cinnamon sticks, Caramels, Lavender or Nutella. The options are endless. Write out your favorite recipes and don't forget to add our Honey Cinnamon Sweet Dips and Chocolate Sweet Dips for dunking! Pack it up with a personalized mug (we love these Kate Spade mugs) and a stirring spoon and invite yourself over when it's time to indulge!

Spice it up

We've never met a hot sauce we didn't like and absolutely can't resist a bottle that boasts it's unbearable heat. For those like us, you have got to introduce them to our Holy Holy Habanero Hot Pops. They'll definitely thank you for it. While you're at it, add in our surprisingly spicy (and sweet) Sriracha Peas, and some Wow Wasabi Peanuts for good measure. Just in case the scale tips too far, be sure to tuck in some travel size tissue packs and maybe a tad of tequila. We hear it takes the edge off. ;)

Happy gift giving and we hope you get all the goods you're craving this year!