Peppermint Dark Chocolate Bar

This vegan and gluten-free bar from CH favorite Askinosie is made up of 58% dark chocolate, combined with crisp peppermint and cardamom. The cocoa beans that these bars are made from are sustainably sourced from Mababu, Tanzania and boast a rich, silky flavor.

Askinosie Whiskey Dark Chocolate

Boisterous flavor wrapped in a cloth pouch

Former criminal defense lawyer Shawn Askinosie found his second career in chocolate. His family-run Askinosie Chocolate makes bean-to-bar deliciousness in Springfield, Missouri and they have consistently made some of our favorite treats (coLABoration bars and their bean-to-ball chocolate covered malt balls are just a few of them). Extremely transparent about their process, their website is worth a pitstop to learn how they direct trade with …

Chocolate-Covered Malt Balls

For lovers of malt sweets, there’s nothing quite as luxuriant (yet, reasonably priced) in the chocolate world as Askinosie’s chocolate-covered malt balls. The Springfield, Missouri-based bean-to-ball brand utilizes hand-ladled, melted single-origin Tanzania dark chocolate atop a dense malt core. They’re rich and delicious—and very tempting to eat them by the handful.