Cut your sweet tooth on these 10 Kansas City chocolatiers

Spoiling a partner or romancing yourself, these local confection experts are known for hitting the sweet spot.

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An all-you-can-eat kind of “I love you.”

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Tall, dark and... delicious. Here at KCtoday, we prefer our sweet nothings come in chocolate form. So whether you’re shopping for your beau or your bestie this Valentine’s Day, we’ve rounded up 10 of Kansas City’s best spots to sugar your sweethearts.

Christopher Elbow Chocolates, 1819 McGee St., KCMO | Taste the rainbow with its jewel-toned confections, including everything from upscale peanut butter cups and Chiefs-themed chocolates to its signature assorted bonbons.

Andre’s Confiserie Suisse, Two locations | Three generations of Kansas Citians have kept Swiss chocolate alive in the Heartland. Editor Madison’s family fave is the matterhorn, a towering collection of chocolate cake + buttercream mixed together on a butter cookie base.

Bliss Chocolatier, 3100 SW 7 HWY, Ste. D, Blue Springs, MO | These hand-painted artisan bonbons are almost too good-looking to eat...almost. Try its “True Love” collection, featuring flavors like blood orange caramel and raspberry rose.

Panache Chocolatier, 11555 Ash St., Leawood, KS | Its artisan chocolate bars — with flavors like black pepper pistachio, almond sea salt, and sunflower — are perfect for anyone who wants to step outside the (chocolate) box.

Photo of workers placing giant pieces of chocolate

These people had way better self control than we would have had.

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Russell Stover, Two locations | This chocolate candy giant has called Kansas City home since the 1930s. We went viral for covering their world-record-breaking 5,616 lbs box of chocolates, last year.

Laura Little’s Candies, 2100 W. 75th St. Prairie Village, KS | This classic candy shop is best known for its traditionally made fudge. Get the littles in your life a fudge heart, personalized with their name emblazoned in candy coating.

Sweet Kiss Brigadiero, 213 W. 47th St., KCMO | It may look like the tiniest, cutesy cupcake, but these confections are actually a Brazilian delicacy.

Annedore’s Fine Chocolates, Two locations | If any loyal readers want to share the love, we found the perfect gift for your dedicated City Editors: a “Kansas City” Message Bar Collection from Annedore’s.

Bizz & Weezy Confections, 1800 Baltimore Ave., KCMO | Online gamers turned candy confectioners — this sweet spot offers turtles, chocolate bark + caramels alongside its breakfast and lunch cafe menu.

Chip’s Chocolate Factory, 2450 Grand Blvd., KCMO | Tour the handmade chocolate factory in Crown Center Shops and don’t forget to mention its 40th Anniversary celebration for 20% off in-store orders.

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