1. L.A. Burdick Chocolate Mice ($34 for nine)

Yes, they're almost too adorable to eat. But New Hampshire chocolatier L.A. Burdick is famous for its chocolate mice, created in a three-day, 12-step process. "The crunchy toasted almond ears are the best part." Buy it at Burdick Chocolate.

2. The General's Hot Sauce ($23)

The General's Dead Red is made from peppers grown in Louisiana, and it's "one of those sauces that are just so amazing you want to put them on ­everything." The Triple Threat package includes two other varieties, all from a company founded by Army and Navy veterans. Buy it at Amazon.

3. Midwest Tungsten Spinning Top ($69)

Forget fidget spinners. Made from aerospace-grade tungsten, this connoisseur's top feels "satisfyingly dense and weighty," and its heft keeps it twirling a surprisingly long time. Buy it at Amazon.

4. Claus Porto Guest Soap ($23)

This rainbow of 15 delectable shea butter soaps "instantly gives any powder room a luxe upgrade." Buy it at Claus Porto.

5. Zootility PocketMonkey ($13)

This lovable multitool has 12 functions, including bottle opener, screwdriver, ruler, hex wrench, letter opener, and orange peeler. Laser cut from stainless steel, it's TSA-compliant and can fit in a wallet. Buy it at Amazon.

6. Aerie Monogram Pouch ($16)

This cute pouch in imitation leather is available in 10 color combinations, and — if you stick to ­popular letters with the ­recipients — a first initial. Buy it at Aerie.

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