Posts Categorized: National Days

National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day 2017

March 1st is a favorite holiday for many people: National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! While we love peanut butter here at Hilliards Chocolates, we especially love it when it comes with chocolate. We have a wide selection of gourmet chocolates that are perfectly paired with peanut butter, all of which make a great gift for… Read more »

National Buttercrunch Day is Friday, January 20, 2017

Also known at Hilliards Chocolates as Almond Toffee Crunch, buttercrunch is one of the most delicious gourmet confections on the market. If you’ve never tasted it before, we urge you to give it a try in celebration of National Buttercrunch Day this Friday. What is Almond Toffee Crunch? It is a caramel toffee candy covered… Read more »

Celebrate National Candy Day on Friday, November 4

Here at Hilliards Chocolates we consider every day a great day to enjoy candy. But did you know that there is a national observance to celebrate the gourmet confections we love so much? Titled “National Candy Day”, this dedication to sweet treats takes place on Friday, November 4. We aren’t quite sure when this national… Read more »

Enjoy Pecan Caramel Apple Bark on National White Chocolate Day!

Fall is quickly approaching here in Massachusetts, as is one of our favorite days of the year: National White Chocolate Day! Sure, when it comes to rich, creamy, sweet and delicious chocolate, most individuals prefer the milk or dark chocolate varieties. But we at Hilliards Chocolates believe that is only because they haven’t tried the… Read more »

National Ice Cream Month is Almost Here!

There are so many things to look forward to during the month of July. Not only is it the first full month of summer vacation, but it is also National Ice Cream Month! A delicacy that was originally enjoyed by the elite, ice cream has been a favorite dessert for Americans since the 1700s. According… Read more »

Happy National Candy Month!

Not only does the month of June mark the official start to summer, but it is also National Candy Month! One of our very favorite times of year here at Hilliards Chocolates, National Candy Month is an opportunity to enjoy all of the most delicious flavors life has to offer. Wondering how you should celebrate… Read more »

Happy National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day!

Today is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, and whether you like to enjoy it on toast, in the middle of a PB&J sandwich or paired with chocolate, there isn’t a bad way to eat peanut butter. One of the most delicious and well loved foods on the market, Americans love this nutty spread so much… Read more »

Celebrate National Chocolate Mint Day on February 19!

If you are a fan of mint chocolate chip ice cream or peppermint thins, you are in luck, because your new favorite day of the year is almost here! This Friday, February 19, is National Chocolate Mint Day, the perfect occasion to indulge in one of the best flavor combinations around. How did a day… Read more »

Celebrate National Cherry Month with Cherry Cordials

If you love the rich flavor of cherries, then you are in luck this month! February is National Cherry Month, the perfect excuse to indulge in your favorite cherry-flavored dessert. Our favorite choice? Here at Hilliards Chocolates we especially enjoy cherry cordials. Dipped in milk or dark chocolate, these juicy maraschino cherry delights are made… Read more »

Happy National Buttercrunch Day!

Celebrated annually on January 20, National Buttercrunch Day is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the delectable flavors of buttercrunch candy. Known by a few different names, this gourmet snack is also called toffee crunch and English toffee.  Created from caramelized sugar, chocolate and nuts, the proper cooking of toffee crunch is a delicate process that… Read more »