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National Chocolate Candy Day 2022: Date, History and Different Types of Chocolate Candies

December 28 marks National Chocolate Candy Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the delectable treats that make up one of the world’s most beloved food groups. From brownies and bars to truffles and fudge, chocolate candy is a delight that comes in many shapes and sizes. Whether you’re looking for something sweet or savory, there’s something for everyone in this sugary family. In honor of National Chocolate Candy Day, let’s take a look at some of the most popular chocolate candies from around the world, from classic favorites to new flavors. Plus, learn about how you can craft your own homemade chocolate candy recipes this holiday season.

What is National Chocolate Candy Day?

Chocolate candy is one of America’s favorite sweets. December 28 is National Chocolate Candy Day, a time to celebrate this delicious treat.

There are many different types of chocolate candy. Chocolate bars, chocolate truffles, chocolate fudge, and chocolate covered nuts are just a few examples. No matter what your favorite type of chocolate candy is, December is the perfect time to indulge.

Not sure how to celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day? Here are a few ideas:

Buy your favorite type of chocolate candy and enjoy it as a special treat.

Make homemade chocolate candy using a recipe from your favorite cookbook or food blog.

Share your love of chocolate candy with others by giving them a box of their favorite chocolates as a gift.

Whether you like your chocolate candy milk or dark, sweet or savory, there’s no wrong way to celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day!

The History of Chocolate

Chocolate has been around for centuries, with the first known use of cacao beans dating back to the ancient Mayans. Chocolate was originally used as a currency and was so valuable that it was even used to pay taxes. The Aztecs also believed that chocolate had mystical powers and used it in religious ceremonies. It wasn’t until the 16th century that chocolate began to be enjoyed as a food. Spaniards were the first to bring chocolate back to Europe, where it quickly became a delicacy among the wealthy.

In the 18th century, cocoa plantations were established in South America and the Caribbean, which led to a decrease in the price of chocolate and made it more accessible to the masses. This resulted in the popularity of chocolate growing exponentially and led to the development of new ways to make chocolate, such as adding milk or sugar. Today, chocolate is one of the most popular flavors in the world and is enjoyed by people of all ages.

Different Types of Chocolate Candies

Chocolate candies come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors. Some are simple and some are complex. Here are a few different types of chocolate candies to celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day on December 28th:

– Chocolate bars: one of the most classic and popular types of chocolate candy, chocolate bars come in countless flavors and varieties.

– Chocolate truffles: these bite-sized balls of chocolate are often filled with flavored cream or ganache and have a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth texture.

– Chocolate coins: usually made from foil-wrapped milk or dark chocolate, these are a fun treat for kids (and adults!) alike.

– Chocolate Bark: Bark is made by breaking or chopping up chocolate into pieces and can be mixed with nuts, dried fruit, or other flavorings.

So, what’s your favorite type of chocolate candy? No matter what it is, make sure to enjoy some on National Chocolate Candy Day!

How to Celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day

First, you can go out and buy your favorite chocolate candy. Second, you can make your own chocolate candy at home. And third, you can participate in various events that are being held in honor of this special day.

So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day!


Assuming you would like a list of recipes for National Chocolate Candy Day:

5 Quick and Easy Chocolate Recipes

1. Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark
-1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
-1/4 cup honey
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-pinch of salt
-1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, stir together peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt. Microwave in 30 second increments until mixture is melted and smooth.
2. Pour mixture onto the prepared baking sheet, spreading into an even layer. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes or until firm.
3. Melt remaining 1 cup chocolate chips in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds until completely melted and smooth. Pour over the chilled peanut butter layer and spread into an even layer. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts or additional chocolate chips, if desired.
4. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes or until firm before breaking into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.


National Chocolate Candy Day on December 28th is the perfect time to indulge in your favorite chocolatey treats. Whether you prefer creamy milk chocolate, tangy dark chocolate or a delicious combination of both, there are so many different kinds of chocolates that everyone can find something to enjoy. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day with your family and friends– it’s sure to be a sweet day!


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