chocolate party bag

A chocolate party bag is a perfect giveaway for any celebration, whether it’s a birthday party, first communion, wedding or baby shower, and more. At Lazar’s, we carry various party bags, and we can create a customized label to say anything you want, at no extra charge.

We believe every milestone is worth celebrating. One of your kids just graduated? We have treats for that, hosting a baby shower for your best friend or family member? Why not decorate the table with some chocolate shaped as baby booties? Are you hosting a large celebration or attending one? Why not bring a platter of assorted chocolates or candy to the table? The possibilities are endless when you come to us, and if you’re not sure what you want. We can help you by making a few suggestions of our own.

For a chocolate party bag, you have the option to choose from plain chocolates that come in different shapes and flavors, and chocolate-covered popcorn, pretzel rods, or regular pretzels, or a mixture of chocolate and candy. These bags come with a chocolate star lollypop, milk chocolates shaped like presents, and an assortment of gummy and sour candies, making for perfect loot bags.

For more information on a chocolate party bag, visit our website or call us at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today!

chocolate party bag

Can I store chocolate in the fridge?

While it may make sense to store chocolate in the fridge, especially in warmer climates, it can do more harm than good. Despite what we’ve been told, you should not store chocolate in the fridge as it can absorb all the smells of the refrigerator, which can impact the taste, especially if you have foods with strong odors, such as cheese. And nobody wants to taste stinky cheese with their chocolates.

Chocolate is best stored in a cool, dry place and kept in an airtight container so that it doesn’t absorb any unpleasant odors around it. You should also keep it away from direct sunlight, as the sun will affect the flavor.

When stored in a cool, dry place, milk chocolate will last for over a year, dark chocolate for almost two years, white will keep for four months, and truffles will keep about three to four months.

However, if you must store chocolate in the fridge, there are a few measures to take to keep it tasting fresh. Start by wrapping the chocolate and then place it in an airtight container. Then when you want to use it, bring it out and allow it to warm up to room temperature.

Chocolate should last three to six months if stored properly.

If you need to store chocolate for an extended time, the freezer is the best way to go. But before you place the chocolate in the freezer, you should keep it in the fridge for twenty-four hours and then move it to the freezer.

When it’s time to remove it from the freezer, you want to store the chocolate in the fridge for twenty-four hours and then allow it to settle at room temperature before enjoying it.

So, while it’s not recommended to store chocolate in the fridge, your chocolate will stay fresher longer if you follow the above steps.

At Lazar’s, we have a wide variety of delicious chocolates for you and your loved ones to enjoy. From chocolate-covered almonds to the traditional chocolate bar. And if you’re not quite into chocolate, we also carry a variety of candies, fruits, and dried nuts. There is something for everything at our store.

For more information about any of our products and how to place an order, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. Contact Lazar’s today! We will answer any questions you may have.

platter of assorted chocolates

A platter of assorted chocolates is excellent for any occasion, whether you’re hosting a big event, attending as a guest, giving them as a present, or you want to enjoy a mixture of chocolates to yourself. There is no right way to enjoy our delicious handmade chocolates.

For as long as anyone can remember, chocolates have been given away to celebrate many occasions such as holidays, bridal and baby showers, graduations, first dates, and more. At Lazar’s, we cater to all of those events. And we want everyone to feel included. That is why we try and have themed chocolates for every religious holiday. Not only are religions important to us, so are specific dietary needs. We carry a variety of nut, sugar, and kosher-free products.

So, what do you get in a platter of assorted chocolates? You get to choose from as little as 1.5 to as much as 10 lbs of chocolate, and you have the option of having a mixture of dark and milk chocolates or just milk or dark. These platters come with various chocolate-covered nuts, marshmallows, pretzels, truffles, fruits, caramels, solid candies, foils, and more.

For more information on our platter of assorted chocolates and how to place an order, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516) 829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have.

platter of assorted chocolates

chocolate-covered almonds

Chocolate-covered almonds are the perfect treat for someone who loves a little crunch with their chocolate. These little sweets are available in dark, extra dark, and milk chocolate flavors. And come in as little as a half-pound bag to two-pound bags. So you can have as few or as many handfuls as you’d like.

For as long as it has been around, chocolate has been almost everyone’s go-to when they want something sweet. And it can be used for pretty much everything, for baking, party favors, snacking, fundraising, and so much more. At Lazar’s, we take our chocolates very seriously. All of our chocolates are handcrafted with care, and because we want everyone to enjoy our chocolates, we also carry nut and kosher-free products. 

If you’re looking for something more than chocolate-covered almonds, we also have chocolate almond bark, chocolate almond patties, chocolate butter crunch, and more. But if you’re looking for something without chocolate, perhaps some nuts without chocolate, we carry trays of assorted fruit and nuts, mixed nuts on their own, and just almonds. There is something for everyone at Lazars. We even have some of your favorite candy. 

For more information on our chocolate-covered almonds or any of our other products, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today! 

Chocolate-covered almonds

hand dipped chocolates

If you are looking for delicious hand-dipped chocolates, then Lazar’s is the place to go. We have everything from chocolate nut patties to barks, marshmallows, fruits, and more. There is something for everyone in our hand-dipped section. These chocolates make for a great gift or just something to have around the house as a snack. We guarantee you will be hooked after just one bite.

As a fourth-generation family of chocolatiers, we know sweets and how everyone should be able to enjoy them. That is why we try and cater to specific dietary needs such as nut-free and kosher. We also like to celebrate holidays on every occasion, so that everyone can feel included. Our chocolates, candies, and other treats make for great gifts and party favors. If you are hosting a party, check out the selection of party platters. They make a great addition to any party or gathering, whether small or large.

Our hand-dipped chocolates are famous, and most are available in white or dark chocolate or a mixture of both. And some of our boxes range in size from half a pound to three pounds. If you are looking for something sweet with a bit of savory, why not try our chocolate-covered pretzels and pretzel rods. These treats will give you the best of both worlds.

For more information on how to order our hand-dipped chocolates visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today!

hand dipped chocolates

personalized graduation chocolate bars

At Lazar’s, our personalized graduation chocolate bars are the perfect way to celebrate your graduate’s accomplishments. No matter what level of education they are graduating from, treat them with their customized bar of chocolate, complete with their name on it. These chocolate bars are guaranteed to put a smile on your graduate’s face.

If chocolate isn’t quite your graduate’s thing, we have many other options for you, such as a gift platter or gift basket of assorted candies. However, if you are looking for something more than just a chocolate bar, we also have various chocolate-covered treats. We may not be able to customize them like our chocolates, but who can resist an assortment of gummy, licorice, and sour candies?

Ordering a personalized chocolate bar is easy. Simply visit our website, type in graduation chocolate bar in the search bar, and school down the list until you find ‘graduation.’ Once you’ve found the link, click on it, find the personalized graduation chocolate bar picture, and select it. Then you choose the chocolate of your choice and the size, add your graduate’s name, and then you’re done.

While you are looking at our personalized graduation chocolate bars, check out our many other treats. You might even find something for yourself. For more information on any of our products, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today!

personalized graduation chocolate bars

Why Was Chocolate Only for the Rich?

Chocolate is a treat that many of us have come to enjoy. We bake with it, give it away as a gift or party favor or eat it the way it is. Everything seems better when chocolate is involved. But did you know that not everyone could enjoy it? A long time ago, this sweet treat was meant for the rich.

The origins of chocolate are traced back to 450 BC and were served as a drink. Those who drank it believed that the chocolate drink would give them strength. As time went on, we learned how to turn chocolate from a liquid into the solid we know and love. 

So why was it that at one point, only the rich could enjoy this tasty treat? 

As we know, chocolate has two primary ingredients cacao and sugar. And in the early 15th century, the Aztecs used cocoa beans as currency. They would even use it to pay taxes or offerings to gods. 

In 1528, chocolate found its way to Spain, where it became popular with the rich. By the 1600s, chocolate was introduced to Europe. 

Chocolate continued to be enjoyed by Europe’s wealthy and upper classes as they consumed it for the added health benefits, adding to its popularity. And because it became so popular, European Colonists created plantations in regions where cacao was grown. When diseases struck, affecting the labourers, slaves were imported to the Americas to work on farms. 

Chocolate came to America in 1641, then in 1682, Boston opened the first chocolate house. Because of this, American’s of all classes were able to enjoy it. 

American soldiers were given chocolate as a ration during The Revolutionary War, and it was often given to them as payment. 

Supply and demand problems were one of the contributing factors to the cost of chocolate. Creating chocolate was another issue as it was made by hand before the invention of the chocolate press in 1828. 

After the invention of the chocolate press, producing chocolate became less expensive, and soon everyone, regardless of class, could enjoy it. 

Lazar’s is a fourth-generation family of chocolatiers, and we take great pride in all of our chocolate products. Our chocolates make for great gifts, and party treats, party favors and much more. 

Each of our products is handcrafted with care and can be delivered almost anywhere. 

For more information on any of our products, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today! 

school gift package

If you’re thinking about a school gift package for your graduate, why not consider something sweet from Lazar’s Chocolates? We carry various school-themed treats that are perfect for an occasion such as graduation from high school, college, or university. Each of these chocolates is handcrafted with care, and some even come with customization options to suit the event. 

Your grad or grads worked hard this year, and it probably wasn’t always easy. So, help them celebrate their accomplishments with some delicious chocolates and other tasty treats. We say other tasty treats because not everyone likes chocolate. That is why we also carry different types of candy and licorice, which include sour gummies, jelly beans, regular gummies, and more. Our sweets also come in gift packages or platters perfect if you plan to host a graduation party. 

What will you find in our school gift package? Each package contains a personalized chocolate bar with your grad’s name and school, an assortment of our favorites such as chocolate-covered popcorn, chocolate-covered pretzels, Malt balls, foil-wrapped chocolates, and many more making this package The perfect gift for any grad who loves chocolate.

For more information on ordering our school gift package and any of our other products, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today!

school gift package

college gift package

Are you looking for a sweet college gift package for your post-secondary student? Why not consider something from Lazar’s Chocolate? We have various school-themed treats that make for a perfect present, whether they are graduating college or university or have received an acceptance letter. Congratulate them with some chocolates or other delicious goods from Lazar’s.

Chocolates and other sweet treats are a great way to celebrate any occasion. And if you have a special event that you need favors for, we have you covered. We carry a selection of chocolate and candy party bags, elegant gift boxes, and novelties. You can customize our gift boxes with different colored boxes, ribbons and you can choose the type of truffles you’d like. And if you’re holding a baby shower, our baby-themed chocolates are perfect for your party.

Our college gift package items include an assortment of our goods such as chocolate-covered popcorn, pretzels, wrapped chocolates, and more. They also contain personalized chocolate bars, which you can customize to suit your graduate needs. You can choose from an eight-ounce or sixteen-ounce chocolate bar and milk or dark chocolate. And to make it more personal, you can add the college name as well as your student’s. Your grad worked hard to get that diploma. Why not surprise them with a special treat from Lazar’s.

For more information on a college gift package, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516)829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today!

college gift package

high school graduation chocolate

Are you looking for high school graduation chocolate for your student to celebrate their big accomplishment? Then Lazar’s Chocolate has you covered? We have an assortment of graduation-themed chocolates that are the perfect way to congratulate them on achieving one of their most significant milestones.

Students and graduates aren’t the only ones who deserve chocolate, but so do the teachers. We carry a variety of treats that make perfect gifts for that special teacher or teachers who’ve made an impact on your student’s life, such as teacher award ribbons, personalized teacher chocolate bars, and gift baskets, and happy chocolate and candy gift sets. But if chocolates aren’t their thing, we also have an assortment of other sweet and savory treats.

Some of our high school graduation chocolate bars come in milk, dark, 72%, and white and can be personalized with your grad’s name, and they are available in 8 ounces and 16-ounce sizes. If you’re looking for something with a little more color, consider giving a bouquet of roses or tulips. Some of the roses are available in red, fuchsia, and lavender and come in singles, three, six, and one dozen.

For more information on our high school graduation chocolate or any of our other products, visit our website or give us a call at 1(516) 829-5785. We will answer any questions you may have. Contact Lazar’s today!

High school graduation chocolate