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Click Here for Today's Flavors (updated for October 29)

Our annual fundraiser to benefit The Joy Bus with proceeds from our Raspberry Rose Ribbon truffle is happening now!

Author: Jim/Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Categories: Chocolate Stuff

You can let us know your choices in the "Notes to Seller" at Checkout:


If a flavor is lined out, then it is currently out of stock 

General beverage pairing ideas are noted for each piece:  = red wines   = white wines  = sparkling wines (try a Cava, Prosecco or Sparkling Rose)​  = Craft Beers   = Bourbon/Whisk(e)y


1) Zak's Caramel (chewy style light caramel in dark chocolate shell)  

2) Bourbon Caramel (gooey style dark caramel in dark chocolate shell; made with local Adventurous Stills Peralta Bourbon) 

3) Hibiscus Caramel (soft caramael infused with blue hibsicus petals for a natural sweetness) 

Available again for pickup orders Thursday4) They're baaaack...Halloween Handpainted Bloodshot Eyeballs in Dark Caramel (gooey style dark caramel in dark chocolate shell) 

5) Rose Caramel (chewy style, sweet & floral; rose petal infused caramel) 

6) Cacao Nib Caramel (Our Good Food Awards Winner is a chewy style light caramel in dark chocolate shell with cocoa nibs inside for a soft, nutty crunch) 


1) Hazelnut Crunch (house roasted, lightly caramelized hazelnuts)

2) Pistachio Crunch (house roasted, lightly caramelized pistachios - our twist on a classic) 

3) Peanut Butter Cups (made with local PB Americano

Ganache Center (like a truffle inside) Flavors:

Raspberry Rose Ribbon - our annual fundraiser  - $1.50 from the sale of each piece benefits The Joy Bus (infused w/ raspberry green tea & rose petals; mild fruit/floral) Just ask us to include a RRR in your box!

Prickly Pear (AZ prickly pear cactus nectar; slightly tangy, floral red fruit) 

Simply Chocolate - our international award-winning chocolate truffle 

Raspberry (raspberry puree blended into our chocoalte ganache - a classic!) 

Ginger Tangerine (balanced ginger and citrus flavor without a bite) 

Mocha (made with locally roasted Bergies coffee

Toasted Coconut (infused w/ organic coconut for full flavor without the pieces) 

Peach Blossom (soft peach notes add a touch of spring to this piece)

Blueberry (tastes just like chocolate covered blueberries)

Belize 70% Dark Chocolate (deep, dark chocolate bonbon made with our single-origin Belize chocolate - it has a surprising naturally sweet finish) 

Passion Fruit (bright, tangy passion fruit puree blended into our chocolate ganache) 

Chocolate Mint (infused with organic peppermint leaves for a fresh flavor) 

Yuzu Lemongrass (an infusion of locally grown lemograss takes the edge off yuzu, this piece has mild citrus and herbal notes) 

Blackberry Cardamom (a magical blend of blackberry and complex spice - try it with your boldest red wine) 

Earl Grey Lavender (deep chocolate from the black tea infusion with a refreshing lavender finish) 

AZ Queen Bee Honey (w/pure local honey from a real beekepperAZ Queen Bee

Ginger Lime (soft lime flavor, the "bite" is tamed by a touch of ginger) 

You can order the following flavors for orders picked up after noon on Thursday, October 29:

Halloween Handpainted Bloodshot Eyeballs in Dark Caramel

Cinnamon Plum (featured in "Eat This Not That" - seasonal flavor with just the right balance between delicate cinnamon and dark fruit) 

Caramelized Pineapple (for more adventourous foodies, try this dark chocolate bonbon with aromatic white wines)

Blood Orange (for lovers of this classic flavor combo - bold orange flavor with chcoolate) 

Peanut-y Stout  (made with AZ Wilderness brews (contains gluten)

White Chocolate Malt (made with AZ Wilderness brews (contains gluten)

Hazelnut Crunch (house roasted, lightly caramelized hazelnuts)

Pistachio Crunch (house roasted, lightly caramelized pistachios - our twist on a classic)

Tropical Blackberry (we take blackberris to the tropcis with lychee & passion fruit for a bright & tangy flovor) 

Available separately (cannot be added to boxes of chocolates:

* Caramel Pecan Turtles (Zak's caramel with locally sourced Arizona pecans from NutSack Foods). Turtles available in boxes of 6 or 12 or individually. Sorry, cannot be added to boxes of chocolates. 

* Chocolate Covered Orange Peel (available separately in packages of 12 strips). 

* Bark Bites - available in Dark Chocolate with Salt, Dark Chocolate w/Mixed Nuts and Dark or Milk Chocolate w/Almonds (nuts locally sourced from NutSack)

Not Currently Available:

Raspberry Green Tea (a softer raspberry flavor than our Raspberry)

Cayenne Mango (rich mango flavor and just a touch of local cayenne pepper)

Orange Blossom (for those who love their orange & chocolate a litlle less bold) 

Orange Rosemary (another twist on classic orange and chocolate, this piece is infused with fresh, locally grown rosemary) 

Strawberry "Balsmic" Black Garlic with Roasted Barrel Cactus Seeds (ingredients from Rhiba Farms and Cactus Kelly

Local craft beer flavors (made with AZ Wilderness brews (contains gluten)

- Spicy Stout 





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