Shop Our 11 Favorite Food Advent Calendars of the Season
We're suckers for a quality advent calendar — and for good reason! These nifty little boxes are fun, they help to make every day of the holiday season that much more exciting, and they also double as easy last-minute gifts to give that make everyone smile. Advent calendars are also great because they come in a wide variety of forms. There are beauty advent calendars for the makeup-obsessed friend in your life, jewelry advent calendars filled with a bevy of stylish accessories to sport for the new year (or gift to any fashion-lover), and even a number of advent calendars for adults that can contain everything from wine to scented candles and more.
Need further convincing that advent calendars are the true unsung gifting hero of the holiday season? Well some of our favorite brands just dropped a variety of new food advent calendars, and now there's no avoiding the fact that we want them all. As if these little treat boxes couldn't get any more appealing, now they also feature holiday treats that you can snack on all season long, too.
Ahead, we curated a list of the best food advent calendars to gift or get for yourself this winter (because you deserve a treat, too!). From French-famous chocolates and delicious teas to cheese advent calendars and even popcorn-infused goodie boxes, these unique advent calendars will surprise, delight, and satisfy anyone's snack cravings this holiday season. Keep reading to shop, but beware, it'll be hard to leave empty-handed.
— Additional reporting by Krista Jones
Best Tea Advent Calendar: Vahdam Tea Advent Calendar 2022
We're big believers in the fact that you can never have too much tea in your life. With the help of this Vahdam Tea Advent Calendar 2022 ($12, originally $20), you can ensure that your tea collection gets restocked for the new year (or at least through the holiday season) with 24 fresh and totally unique blends. This affordable advent calendar is also a bestseller on Amazon!
Best Caramel Advent Calendar: Uncommon Goods Handcrafted Caramel Advent Calendar
If chocolate isn't necessarily your vibe or you're anticipating that you'll already be enjoying your fair share of chocolate-infused treats this holiday season, opt for a more unique advent calendar with this Uncommon Goods Handcrafted Caramel Advent Calendar ($25, originally $40). The goodie box features a handful of small-batch caramels in fun flavors like Hawaiian sea salt, coffee bean, clove, and more!
Best Chocolate Advent Calendar: Food52 La Maison du Chocolat Advent Calendar
This Food52 La Maison du Chocolat Advent Calendar ($72, originally $90) is so pretty, we might not be able to unpack it at all (just kidding, we'll never say no to chocolate!). Even if you aren't planning on traveling this holiday season, you can still enjoy the flavors of Paris from home with these rich French chocolates.
Best Popcorn Advent Calendar: Williams Sonoma Popcorn Advent Calendar
As it turns out, you don't have to visit your local movie theater to enjoy some seriously great popcorn flavors — now, you can snack on them at home courtesy of this Williams Sonoma Popcorn Advent Calendar ($45, originally $70). While there are so many great popcorn advent calendars to shop online, this one is our favorite because it features a wide variety of kernel flavors that you can collect and then enjoy at your next popcorn party or movie night.
Best Holiday Advent Calendar: Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark Advent Calendar
There's really no shortage of decadent and delicious chocolate advent calendars to shop come December, but this Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark Advent Calendar ($30) is especially fun because it's infused with a seasonal, peppermint-centric flair that will give you a truly authentic taste of the holiday season!
Most Unique Advent Calendar: Bonne Maman 2022 Limited Edition Advent Calendar
If you're looking for a truly unique gift to give the foodie in your life, look no further than this flavorful Bonne Maman 2022 Limited Edition Advent Calendar ($40) which features 24 unique preserves and flavors including everything from mango raspberry to lime and more.
Most Stylish Advent Calendar: Crate & Barrel Chocolate Advent Calendar
This Crate & Barrel Chocolate Advent Calendar ($50) is as darling as it is totally delicious, too! The Crate & Barrel holiday advent calendar is shaped like a Christmas tree, and features a variety of chocolate truffles ranging in everything from caramel-milk chocolate to white peppermint and more!
Best Coffee Advent Calendar: Nespresso X Pierre Herme Limited Edition Original Advent Calendar
The holiday season is notorious for being exhausting, and if you (or someone you love) could use a little extra pick-me-up to help them get through this hectic time of year, this caffeine-centric Nespresso X Pierre Herme Limited Edition Original Advent Calendar ($50) will certainly be a welcomed treat!
Most Decadent Advent Calendar: Godiva Chocolates 2022 Advent Calendar
There's so much to love about this Godiva Chocolates 2022 Advent Calendar ($28, originally $40) — but our favorite part is arguably the fact that we get a whole box of luxe, addicting, and downright decadent Godiva chocolates to snack on and for only $28!
Best Cheese Advent Calendar: Ilchester Cheese Advent Calendar
Chocolate is great, but anyone who prefers savory to sweet will definitely appreciate this Ilchester Cheese Advent Calendar ($65) so much more. Like other cheese advent calendars, this product comes complete with a variety of fresh cheeses that are ideal for snacking on and even make great additions to any hor d'oeuvres platters.
Best Overall Advent Calendar: Best of Harry & David Advent Calendar 2022
Finally, if you're hoping to find a seasonal advent calendar that will cover all of your bases and satisfy truly anyone on your holiday shopping list, this Best of Harry & David Advent Calendar 2022 ($200) is our pick for the best overall product. With everything from popcorn and trail mix to mixed nuts, pretzels, meats and salamis, and even cookies, there's something for everyone to love and snack on in this variety-pack advent calendar.