Unique Birthday Gifts and Ideas for the Most Special Day of the Year

Chocolate Covered Marshmallows with Sprinkles

Birthday Gifts by Person

This is their special day and we want to show them how much we care. Let's face it. We all are afraid to get someone a gift that they won't like, we are all afraid to get all excited about the presents we choose for him or her only to see their boring stare after they open up their gift, and we don't want to spend a lot of money on something they won't like. But...

Who doesn't like high quality candy or gourmet desserts?

Next to nobody, that's who! So who's birthday is it this time?

Is it your mom's birthday, dad's, friend's, maybe your client's or your son's teacher's birthday? Whoever's birthday it is check out some of the ideas here below. Or you can even check by item, the type of candy gift farther down.

For Girlfriend or Wife

There are many delicious candy birthday gifts for her that compliment your main presents that will tantalize her taste buds.

Would you rather order your gourmet candy birthday gifts for her pre-made and sent to her or create a homemade gift by yourself? If you'd like to make her gift then make sure you check out the links categorized by item farther down.

Either way here are some unique, romantic gift ideas below that will make her feel special.

  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries:
    This is one of the most romantic candy gifts you could choose. The rich, sweet chocolate on the outside encases the plump, juicy, red strawberry inside. This is a great replacement for roses, especially since she can eat these gifts.
  • White Chocolate or Milk Chocolate Bark with Nuts:
    This is a unique version to gourmet chocolate bars. The raw, jagged-shaped pieces of chocolate look like they came right out a candy factory and not off the store shelf. She'll bite and lick every last piece!
  • Chocolate Molten Cake:
    Best combination of chocolate, hands down. Soft chocolate cake on the outside doubled up with lava-like, melted chocolate oozing in the center and all in a small, personalized size, like a large cupcake.

Oreo Cookie Cake

For Boyfriend or Husband

Wanna find the perfect tasty treat to go along with the Ipod or new phone you bought him?

Check out these unique gift ideas for him I've highlighted below and if you'd like to choose amongst some homemade gifts for him then check out the links farther down.

  • Oreo Cookie Cake:
    What guy doesn't like oreos and milk? Exactly! The chocolate crust on the bottom with the rich, cream cheesy filling on top blended with bits and pieces of oreo cookies with distract him just slightly for a few minutes. Then you can plant his birthday kiss on him after. We know it's mostly to get a taste of the cake too! :)
  • Bag of Gourmet Chocolate Covered Nuts or Coffee Beans:
    He could eat them for days, but while planted on the couch in front of the TV watching his favorite football team he'll probably inhale them like a vacuum cleaner in minutes.
  • Gourmet Gumballs:
    They come in all flavors and transport him back in time when he was a boy walking through a candy store gazing at all the giant barrells of gummy candy and gum and they'll last him a while. You can order virtually any flavor online.

For Clients

How many times has your insurance agent sent you any birthday gifts? Exactly! So why not stand out from the crowd?

People tend to gravitate towards those that express they care. So why would you not show your clients that you care by paying attention to the details that are most special to them such as their most unique holiday- their birthday? Make yourself feel good by giving birthday gifts to some of your clients. This notion will only come back to help you too.

  • Sugar Cookies in the shape of something unique to your client:
    Perhaps in the shape of their favorite of a football team's helmet or jersey or if she has a cat in the shape of a cat's face with the same colors as her feline friend. This type of uniqueness personal specific to your client will show that you pay attention to their needs and likes.
  • A Bag of Gourmet Licorice:
    A very unique, tasty item you would have trouble finding on the shelf at store up the street. Your client will realize you went out of your way to take the time to search for it and show that you think outside of the box which may be a valuable resource in the future if he or she needs you to help them solve a problem. If you can find out their favorite flavor you will even earn more points with them.
  • A Small Gumball Machine:
    A small machine will keep the price down and easily fit on a counter or desk. Fill it with gumballs that are imprinted with your company's logo, you know, just to keep you on their mind, but if the gumballs have their favorite team's logo or their name then, well, you might just become their new best friend not just their financial advisor. Of course if they're one of your best clients, have a game room and you can afford a bigger machine (Ebay is a good place to shop for these) then you will only occupy a spot on your client's mind and heart, but their friends' minds and you might just have some referrals. Don't forget to place a small pic of you with your name and number on the side.

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

For Grandparents

They always remember your birthday so why not show that you care about theirs?

Birthday gifts mean more to grandparents than to anyone else- period! To them it truly is, "The thought that countst." Even a card is very important to them, but receiving birthday gifts from their grandkids is a heart-warming experience. Just imagine your grandma's face when she receives the unsuspected package at her door or your grandpa's smile when you stop over and hand him your homemade gift.

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake:
    What's better than a cookie- a BIG COOKIE! You could add a birthday message on top with frosting and colorful ruffles around the edges.
  • Good 'Ole Fashioned Apple Pie with Caramel Sauce:
    I don't know about your grandparents but mine love all kinds of fruit pies. There are absolute decadent versions of this American classic. A delivered pie would be a pleasant surprise with a personalized card with your picture- don't grandaparents love pics of their grandkids? If you live close to your grandparents then a homemade apple pie would really show them how much you care since you took the extra time to create it by hand.
  • Bar of Handmade Fudge:
    Pure fudge made the old fashioned way. Sounds like gourmet candy you would find out in the country in a store located in a big barn. It's a delicious gift that will last a while.

Birthday Gifts by Item

You may prefer to choose your Deluxe candy gifts by the type of candy or dessert. As I see it you have two choices to make in choosing your gourmet dessert birthday gifts: 1) traditional or classic sweets or, 2) creative, unique sweets. You're in a win-win situation because as long as you choose high quality presents for her, your mom, dad, long-distance boyfriend, teacher, client, etc. will feel special and devour your decadent treat, but...

Why not choose something out-of-the-ordinary?

Here are some unique gourmet edible treats to get your creative juices going? Let your gift stand out!

Chocolate Covered Gifts

All kinds of chocolate, white, dark, milk; all kinds of toppings, sprinkles, toffee bits, chocolate chips, peanut butter; and all kinds of fruits and treats to dip into this decadent delight and make their mouths water. There are many online stores in which to order some succulent dessert gifts and have them delivered straight to your loved ones. Just check out the list below. If you want to try your hand at making your own and receiving a sensation of accomplishment click on the recipes.

  • Chocolate Covered Marshmallows
  • Chocolate Covered Apples
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries

  • Chocolate Covered Cherries
  • Chocolate Covered Pretzels
  • Chocolate Covered Nuts
  • Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans

Slice of Blueberry Cheesecake


Creamy cheesecake is a heavenly treat for anyone's taste buds and there are many different flavors, many more than you see listed below. These birthday gifts will be stand out a little more than the traditional kinds of birthday cakes. These sweets will make great complimentary gifts to your other presents for him or her. Even by themselves they will certainly
sweeten up your recipient's special day.

If you're seeking a surprise, these birthday gifts for mom, dad, your grandma or whomever's special day has arrived can be ordered online and sent to their homes or office. However, if you'd like to drop their gift off in person you could make one yourself. Why not?

Check out the list below and click the one that reaches out and grabs your attention most.

  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Cherry Cheesecake
  • Lemon Cheesecake
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake

Palm Tree Sugar Cookies


These gifts for him, her, your parents, teachers and more are a great choice because they is a big variety, are easy to pack, deliver or send. You could give them several different flavors in the same present. Many different online stores offer some tasty treats that you can order with a few easy clicks and surprise them upon delivery. Or you could choose from one of the easy recipes for cookies below and make them some delicious homemade gifts.

  • Sugar Cookies
  • Chocolate Cookies
  • No Bake Cookies
  • Oatmeal Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Cookies

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