#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions | Purdy’s Chocolatier

“In this series we bring you our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions which we personally recommend”

Who doesn’t love chocolates and treats from Purdy’s? No one! You don’t need the beard or the suit to be the best Santa ever.

Purdy’s are a Christmas favourite and this year there are so many wonderful gift ideas you may have trouble making up your mind.

Fill the stockings of everyone on your Nice list with Purdy’s chocolate gifts and watch all the smiles glow on Christmas morning. Make sure to add a couple of treats for yourself, too (all good Santas need a pick-me-up).

The 2020 Christmas Collection is now online at purdys.com and in-shop now.

Candy Cane Truffle, 6 pc

Minty dark chocolate ganache in a delicate white chocolate shell. Finished with red candy cane striping for a festive flourish.

Made with Sustainable Cocoa.

60 g / 2.1 oz

$12.00 available online

Dear Santa Chocolate Bar

$2 from every purchase of a Dear Santa Bar will go directly towards your chosen Foundation to support their ongoing efforts to help deliver the best care and support to kids and their families.

Enjoy a blend of creamy milk chocolate and salted butter toffee pieces while making a difference this Christmas.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

85 g / 1.7 oz

$5.00 available online

Dear Santa Chocolate Bar

$2 from every purchase of a Dear Santa Bar will go directly towards your chosen Foundation to support their ongoing efforts to help deliver the best care and support to kids and their families.

Enjoy a blend of creamy milk chocolate and salted butter toffee pieces while making a difference this Christmas.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

85 g / 1.7 oz

$5.00 available online

Himalayan Pink Salt Caramels

Crafted from our original 1907 caramel recipe invented by Richard Carmon Purdy (the company’s founder and original chocolatier), these chocolates have some serious chew. Each 18pc box holds 9 caramels enrobed in milk chocolate and 9 caramels enrobed in dark chocolate, topped with Himalayan pink salt crystals.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

P.S. While we love adding special touches to your order, we’re currently unable to offer bowing services in our efforts to keep you and our teams safe.

300 g / 10.5 oz

$21.00 available online

Joy Gift Tin

Spread joy over the holidays with this keepsake gift tin, custom designed in-house, featuring many bestselling chocolates.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

275 g / 0.6 lb

$25.00 available online

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bar


A blend of our Gold chocolate (also known as Caramelized White) and crunchy peanut butter, studded with pretzels and toffee pieces and enrobed in milk chocolate. It’s everything you love in one tasty bar.

This special bar is brought to you by Food Network Canada’s Great Chocolate Showdown winner, Casey Hallen, in collaboration with our Chocolatier, Rachel McKinley. Watch the video to see the inspiration behind it all.

45 g / 1.5 oz

$4.00 available online or 3 for $11.00

Peppermint Bark

Creamy white chocolate with loads of crunchy candy cane bits, drizzled with dark chocolate.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

300 g / 10.5 oz

$18.00 available online

Santa Gift Box

Make the ho-ho-holidays merry and bright. Includes a Snowman Lolly, an Orange Meltie Bar (milk), a Crisps and Chocolate Bar, a Mint Meltie Bar (milk), a Jolly St. Nick (milk) and Hedgehogs, pack of 3.

Made with Sustainable Cocoa.

265 g / 9.3 oz

$18.00 available online

Chocolate Survival Kit: Survive the Season

Everything you need to conquer the holidays. Includes: Coffee Break Bar, Peanut Butter Bar, Chocolate Chewie Bar, Hedgehogs (pack of 3) and Sweet Georgia Browns (pack of 2).

260 g / 9,1 oz

$17.00 available online

Happy Holidays Bar

Spread some holiday cheer with these special card boxes that open to reveal a creamy chocolate bar and a space for you to write a message. Pick from milk chocolate, dark chocolate with crunchy crisps or white chocolate with Ting-a-Ling peppermint candy cane bits.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

60 g / 2.1 oz

$5.50 available online

Ruby Praline, 6 pc

Creamy, berry tart ruby cocoa gianduja (jan-doo-yah) made with smooth almond purée, in a ruby cocoa shell.

With no added fruit flavours or colours, ruby is like this by nature—made from specially selected cocoa beans that undergo a shortened fermentation process to enhance ruby’s tropical fruit notes and natural hue.

Made with sustainable cocoa.

70 g / 2.4 oz

$12.00 available online or 2 for $22.00

Although our Village Advent Calendar is SOLD OUT online, it may still be available in select shops.

Village Advent Calendar Comes Alive—Print n’ Play Mat

Our 2020 Village Advent calendar is so festive and imaginative with its idyllic little houses and charming colours, we didn’t think it could get any better. But our talented designers put on their Santa hats for an extra helping of Christmas cheer and made the Village Advent Print n’ Play Mat.

GET THE PRINT N’ PLAY MAT HERE

Once you’re done printing out the mat and assembling your chocolate-filled houses and trees however you please, you’ll have a bright, cheery Christmas village in your own home! The Print N’ Play mat is full of whimsical details like winding paths, bridges, rivers, and footprints in the snow. See if you can spot our Purdys mascot Philbert! The backdrop is optional, but we think you’ll have fun colouring in the mountains and clouds to add a special touch to your village.

What’s Included – 9 pages total

  • Village Base: 8.5” x 11” (6 pages)
  • Village Backdrop: 8.5” x 11” (3 pages)

Village Advent Print n’ Play Mat Instructions:

    • Download and print out Village Base (6 pages) and (optional) Village Backdrop (3 pages)
    • Colour in the trails, bridges, presents, and Village Base and Backdrop
  • To assemble Village Base:
      • Assemble the base by lining the sheets up by their assigned numbers (1-6)
      • Tape or glue sheets together (some pages will have excess space along edges, please trim accordingly)
      • Place your Advent Village buildings and trees on the playmat and count down to Christmas!
    To assemble Village Backdrop (optional)

    • Assemble the backdrop by lining the sheets up by the assigned letters (a,b,c)
    • Tape or glue sheets together (some pages will have excess space along edges, please trim accordingly)
    • Place the backdrop behind the assembled village
    • Enjoy your beautiful Christmas Village (and remember to eat the chocolates!)

We would love to see your festive Christmas villages once you’re done. Share them by tagging us @purdyschocolatier on Instagram or Facebook.

Start your Christmas countdown with a village full of tasty chocolate. Happy counting (and eating)!

– Team Purdys

Purdy’s Chocolatier

We’ve been making Canada’s favourite chocolates for over a hundred years. The very first Purdy’s shop opened in 1907 on Robson Street in Vancouver, BC, serving hand crafted confections. Since the, people have been gathering around our purple boxes celebrating the joys of life and all the moments in between. We now have over 80 shops across Canada and we’re proud t continue our tradition of crafting chocolates made with only the highest-quality ingredients and sustainable cocoa.

All images and information provided by Christine Thompson, Elevator Inc. for Purdy’s Chocolatier. I received an assortment of items to facilitate this feature.

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