Every Order Always Custom Made :)

3081 Sales


Every Order Always Custom Made :)

3081 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars

XocolatlChocolate is taking a short break


Note from shop owner Shop closed for vacation until August 4th! Enjoy your summer!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jun 26, 2017

Shop closed for vacation until August 4th! Enjoy your summer!

Esther Aguirre

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Esther Aguirre


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5 out of 5 stars
Christine Camanzo

Christine Camanzo on Jun 19, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

These tea cookies are so super cute. This is the second time I've ordered these same ones for my grandma. She absolutely loves them. Simple, delicious and so cute.

Brooke Wichgers

Brooke Wichgers on Jun 14, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Delicious! Shipping was expensive so I don't know that ill order again but very yummy :)

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Walking on the dark side of Chocolate

My name is Esther Aguirre and I currently live in the small Hamlet of Holmes, NY with my hubby Eduardo, our six-year-old son and chocolate critic Alex, and of course our chickens. I moved to the US from the other side of the puddle 11 years ago, a few years after finishing my business administration studies.

I’m the chocolate nut behind Xocolatl Chocolates (which means ‘bitter drink’ or ‘bitter water’ in Nahuatl Aztec). I was born and raised in the small town of Orduña, which is located on the Spanish side of the mountainous and rugged Basque Country. It’s more than 1,000 years old! I’m the youngest of five children. Like our land, we are rugged and warm people, also known for our loyalty as well as for our love of food. Cuisine and the kitchen are at the heart of Basque culture. I grew up basically in the kitchen, reading stories to my mom while she cooked food for an army. That’s what probably turned me into a food nut and a book rat.

Basque food is all about quality, not so much about lots of ingredients, but about cooking with the best possible. My mom used to say, there’s no mystery to making a great meal when you have all that you need and more. But when you only have the basics (or not even that) and you are capable of warming your guest’s stomach as well as their heart and make that meal one to remember, then you’ve done something great. I always keep that principle in the back of my head when creating chocolates or baked goods – keep it simple, but keep it good. At Xocolatl Chocolates, you won’t find items with more than five or six ingredients, if that, but I can guarantee you they will be of great quality.

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  • Esther Aguirre

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    My name is Esther Aguirre and I currently live in the small Hamlet of Holmes, NY with my hubby Eduardo, our six-year-old son and chocolate critic Alex, and of course our chickens. I’m the chocolate nut behind Xocolatl Chocolates

Shop policies

Last updated on February 5, 2016
We do what we do for the love of food, specially sweets!!! :P
We strive for satisfaction, using ONLY all natural or Organic ingredients, using always local ingredients when possible. Every order is made to order so it's always fresh. We want you to loooove what you buy from us.
PLEASE NOTE: Our products are made in a facility that processes foods that contain wheat (gluten), milk, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, seeds, and chocolate. While some cookies may not contain all of these products, trace amounts of them may be found in our products. But if you need any of our products nut free, please feel free to contact us, we'll work with you ;)

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Other Method
Paypal Only, and credit cards
Your order will ship after your payment has cleared.
All orders are shipped via USPS priority mail and will arrive at your door within 2-3 days of shipment.

Right now turnaround time is 7-10 business days (excludes holidays and weekends) but I promise it will be worth the wait, hand made takes time, and we really appreciate your patience and understanding ;)

*****IF YOU HAVE A PO BOX, WE RECOMMED YOU USE IT AS YOUR SHIPPING ADDRESS***** It will keep your goodies protected from the elements ;)

If you would like an invoice included in your shipped order, please let us know, otherwise all packages will go out without printed invoices in an effort to save paper or in case you forgot to tell us that it is a present.
Express Next Day Mail is available starting at $25.

You will receive an email notification as soon as your order ships. Please be sure to be available for delivery of your order or provide a shipping address at which you will be available. Items should not be left outdoors in any weather. Once you receive you're order, it should be refrigerated immediately.

***ICE PACKS*** During hot weather months, we will include ice packs with your order. your shipping fee will depend upon how many ice packs are necessary for your specific order size.

we add 1 ice pack per order of chocolates or chocolate covered cookies.
1 ice pack is $2.00.

Turn-around time will depend upon the size of your order, so please convo me with any time-line questions.

*Please note, the products sold in this shop are of a delicate and fragile nature. Great care and effort is put into packaging your order; however damage may occasionally occur during transit.

*********Once an order ships, it is out of my hands. As a result, Xocolatl Confections is not responsible for lost, damaged or melted packages/products. *********
Refunds and Exchanges
Due to the nature of out products, we cannot guarantee anything once it leaves our hands... :( It's not in our hands what USPS does with your package once it leaves our facility.
But if you don't get what you ordered or is not what you expected, just let us know, and we will work with you.
Although we cannot be held responsible for what happens to packages after it leaves our hands at the post office, we will work with you if a package arrives extremely damaged. We try and pack our boxes as carefully and with as much padding as possible, without adding excessive weight to the shipping cost.

In Summer time, we include Dry Ice Packs, but that still does not guarantee 100%there won't be some melting. We do try our best everytime, but if despite of the Dry Ice, your package arrives melted, IT IS NOT in our hands, we DID OUR BEST :)
Our summer shipping costs are higher due to the Dry Ice pack price and the higher shipping costs due to their weight. If we overcharged you for shipping, we'll gladly refund you, we don't want to make money on shipping costs. :P

We really appreciate every order and we dedicate time and care in creating each one. If you are pleased with your purchase please do leave POSTIVE feedback, comments and/or pictures, and we will surely return the favor! If for some reason you are unhappy with your order, let me us know right away, we do our best to make everyone happy : ) We strive for satisfaction!!! :) There should NEVER be a reason to leave Negative or Neutral feedback. We want you to LOVE your purchase and want to work with you until you are satisified!