The 12 Best Candies You Can Buy This Valentine's Day

Because a dozen roses is so overrated.

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February 01, 2019

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Valentine’s Day can be divisive — while some can’t get enough of the hearts and flowers, others want to pretend it’s just another day. However, there is one thing both sides can agree on: candy. Whether you’re going out on the town or curling up on your couch, there’s always room for some extra sweets. These are our favorites to munch on this V-Day.


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Fall in love at first bite with these indulgent Hershey's Kisses. Each treat oozes with molten chocolate goodness, just like your favorite lava cake.

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Sure, you could make a cheesecake for Valentine's Day. If that's too much work, you could snag a bag of white chocolate cheesecake M&M's and call it a day. But, if you ask us, your best bet is to make these 10-minute cheesecake pops, then decorate the outside with the limited-edition candies. You can thank us later.

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We've got heart eyes for these emoji-wrapped peanut butter cups 😍. The limited-edition candy is exclusive to Target, so stock up while you can!

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We're not sure if Oreos are technically considered candy. Regardless, you'll love gobbling up these strawberry crème-filled cookies. Each package contains four sweet cookie designs and a pack of peel-and-play stickers, so feel free to share the love.

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Thanks to Kit Kat, you can have your cake and eat your candy bar, too. If the red velvet flavor doesn't hook you, the oh-so-cute packaging is sure to warm your heart.

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, these limited-edition truffles are pretty in pink. A strawberry-infused white chocolate makes up the truffle shell, which holds a smooth strawberries and cream filling.

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Is it really Valentine's Day without chocolate and champagne? We don'€™t think so and neither does Dove. To make celebrating with your cutie even better, each swirly heart contains a fun message on the inside of each wrapper.

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As part of Godiva's new cupcake-inspired collection, these swoon-worthy chocolate cups are filled with a light and fluffy mousse. Each box includes 9 chocolate cupcakes in four flavors: dark chocolate mousse cupcake, white strawberry cupcake, milk coffee & caramel and dark matcha tea.

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Looking for love in the candy aisle? Snatch a bag of Skittles' "Love Mix," a heart-warming combo of red, white and pink candies. The mix includes watermelon, white grape, yumberry, strawberry and cherry-flavored Skittles for snackin' to your heart's content.

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Calling all lovebirds! Your favorite Easter marshmallow received a major makeover just in time for Valentine's Day. The super-cute pack of pops includes four pink, red and white marshmallow chicks on a stick, along with a label that reads, "To my lovebird, XOXO." Aw.

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Though the classic conversation hearts are off the market this year, Jelly Belly offers a bean-shaped alternative. The sweet-and-sour beans are stamped with little messages of love to tell your sweetheart that your love is "4ever."

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Give the gift of luxury with this massive Ferrero Rocher. The hollow, milk chocolate heart holds two of the hazelnut chocolates inside — perfect for sharing with your sweetie.

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