December is all about sweet treats and maybe a few indulgences too. Now you can eat and drink your way through the month with these yummy food advent calendars. Every day you’ll get to discover something new to try, and that’s what makes the holiday season so magical. So, buy one for a friend, spouse, family member, or yourself—after all, tis the season to be jolly (and full!). —Jennifer Cox
If you’re a coffee lover, you need the Nespresso Vertuo Advent Calendar ($60). It comes with 19 capsules of their premium roast and ground coffee, one capsule of decaffeinated roast and ground coffee, four capsules of flavoured roast and ground coffee, and a special free gift on Christmas Eve!
Bakers will delight in this sweet advent calendar ($120) from Sweetapolita that’s full of sprinkles! There are 24 two-ounce surprise bottles of their premium, world-famous sprinkles, each nestled in their own happy little drawer. And what makes it even sweeter: this year they randomly placed a Sweetapolita Sparkle Ticket in the drawer of two calendars, and if you receive a Sparkle Ticket, you win a $500 Sweetapolita Gift Card.
The 7 Day Foodie Advent Calendar by Nota ($32, available at Indigo) comes with a handy set of cooking and baking accessories that you can unwrap the week leading to Christmas. We won’t spoil the surprise and tell you what’s inside, but it’s wrapped up in a festive-print gift box with a ribbon tie closure to really make it fun and festive.
Sugarfina’s 24 Tastes of Christmas A Candy Tasting Collection ($69) is filled with four pieces of candy to surprise and delight you and your loved ones all month long. A few treats you might unwrap include cookies, caramels, candies, gummies, and so much more.
Your favourite edible advent calendar is now available in a caffeine-free edition! The 24-days of caffeine-free tea from Davids Tea ($55) is packed with 24 must-have festive teas including a selection of throwback faves, bestselling blends, sneak peeks, plus exclusive and limited-quantity teas. And what will be the big Christmas reveal? You’ll have to wait and see.
The Holiday Sweater Wine Advent Calendar from Sip & Savor ($60) will make every day as exciting as Christmas day! You can enjoy high-quality wines for 12 days from some of California’s key wine regions and curated by the company’s highly regarded winemaker. The varieties include cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir, pinot grigio, and several others.