All the Holiday-Flavored Foods You Can Buy Right Now

Deck your cabinets with these delicious groceries.

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December 01, 2021
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Although Christmas is a few short weeks away, it's never too early to indulge in some extra holiday cheer. Whether you swap out pumpkin spice for peppermint in your morning cup of coffee or you grab a sugar cookie (or three) during your afternoon snack break, there's a bunch of delicious products currently available that'll help you add a holly jolly touch to all your December days and nights. From candy and snack bars to coffee creamers and ice creams, here are all the best holiday-flavored groceries to stock your pantry right now!

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$8.39

This minty light roast from Starbucks' at-home line tastes just like the freshly-made peppermint mochas you can get in their retail cafes. The limited edition offering is also available in K-cup and Instant Latte form, and makes a bold top-of- the-morning choice when paired with a dollop of fresh whipped cream and a candy cane stirrer.

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$7.98 for 2 bags

Looking for a fun new way to get your yearly gingerbread bread fix? This limited-time offering from Cookie & Candy Pop transforms the beloved holiday cookie into a sweet and salty drizzled popcorn that you can eat by the fistful guilt-free, thanks to its low-calorie count. The brand also has a Peppermint Hot Chocolate flavor currently available, which is just as yummy and festive!

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$5.35

Don't let the tiny size of these creme-filled wafer cookies from Loacker USA fool you — each one is packed full of bold notes of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, cardamom and orange. The flavor, modeled after traditional speculoos biscuits, makes a joyful holiday snack, especially when eaten alongside the brand's two other debut seasonal flavors, Cinnamon and Gingerbread.

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$3.48

You'll be singing, "Baby it's cold inside," after trying a spoonful of this newest Haagen Dazs offering. The imaginative treat combines a smooth white chocolate ice cream with decadent chunks of actual dark chocolate peppermint bark and additional peppermint candy pieces to create a unique after-dinner delight. The flavor is also available in ice cream bar form, in case you want to take it on-the-go with you while caroling around the neighborhood. Just be sure to wear gloves!

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$3.59

These brand-new holiday bars from KIT KAT are filled with a spicy gingerbread-flavored cream. Buy a few bags to use as stocking stuffers or place a few pieces inside Christmas cards to give your nearest and dearest a fun edible surprise.

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$3.59

Not only are these peanut brittle miniatures Reese's first-ever holiday flavor, but the bite-sized treats also feature a delectable creme-filled center, complete with crunchy bits of actual roasted peanuts. Far better than chestnuts roasting over an open fire, if you ask us!

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$2.24

Looking for a fun way to add a Santa-approved touch to your go-to chocolate chip or sugar cookie recipe? Adding a few generous cupfuls of these red-and-green baking chips from Hershey's should do the trick! The white chocolate-flavored morsels come in both Christmas tree- and stocking-shapes and taste just as good eaten on their own as they do incorporated into something baked.

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$14 for 10 pods

According to the Nespresso website, the coffee made from these gingerbread-flavored pods tastes just like a warm hug. If you need more convincing, just take a look at the coffee's delicious flavor notes: spicy ginger, robust cinnamon and sweet cereal. Nespresso also has a limited edition Peppermint Pinwheel-flavor available, in case you want to change up your at-home holiday coffee order or pretend you're sitting in Bee's Bakery!

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$5.79

If train sets play an important role in your family's holiday tradition, Kinder's newest offering is sure to put a smile on your face. It comes with an assortment of the brand’s celebrated Joy Eggs — each filled with a fun holiday toy — and can be gifted as a whole or broken up into 4 seperate presents.

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$12 for 4 packs

Though Santa's typically the one who decides who's "nice" and who's "naughty," leaving out a pack of these candy cane-flavored Tic Tacs on Christmas Eve might just be the thing to cement your spot on this year's good list. Tic Tac also has a "naughty" cinnamon flavor available, which is a nicer thing to find in your stocking than a piece of coal...just saying!

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$8.39

Have you ever seen anything more holly or jolly than this holiday-themed ground coffee from Starbucks?! Aside from the sparkly design of the bag, this annual blend is packed full of robust herbal and maple notes, which’ll act as the perfect fuel for getting you through your holiday to-dos.

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Ferrero expands their "Grand" collection for 2021 with this massive dark chocolate treat. Not only does it feature the brand's signature hazelnut pieces scattered throughout a hollow dark chocolate shell, you can also use them as festive place cards for your Christmas dinner.

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$59.95 for 4 bars

Trust us — these glitzy chocolate bars from Compartés taste just as good on the inside as they look on the outside! With merry and bright varieties like Gingerbread, Sticky Toffee, Apple Pie and Cinnamon Toast, these delicious chocolate bars are the quintessential holiday bite. The hardest part will be deciding if you should keep them all for yourself, or share them with your candy cane crew. For even more chocolaty goodness, check out the brand's other holiday offerings: Dark Chocolate Peppermint, German Chocolate Cake and our personal favorite, Bourbon Pecan Pie.

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If December's plunging temperatures often have you daydreaming of warmer weather, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is here to help with their Holiday Ice Cream collection. Packed with unique flavors like White Chocolate Peppermint, Cognac with Gingerbread and Skillet Cinnamon Roll to name a few, this set of pints can also be transformed into a festive affogato, if you pour a shot or two of brewed gingerbread, peppermint, sugar cookie or eggnog-flavored coffee over it! Now how’s that for a "cup of cheer!"

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If you're guilty of having a candy drawer at work like the rest of us, consider buying one of these goodie-packed treat boxes from Dylan's Candy Bar as the ultimate gift to yourself! Inside, you'll find a delicious assortment of holiday-esque confections, like pumpkin pie-flavored almonds, milk chocolate pecans, black berry cobbler candy corns and apple pie squares!

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$49 for 4 cups

You can't have Christmas without Christmas cookies. Though we're big advocates of baking your holiday cookies from scratch, we all could use a helping hand every now and then, especially when you take into account everything else you need to do in December. Enter Doughp's Ho Ho Holiday Cookie Dough pack. With whimsical flavors like sprinkled-studded Santa's Doughp, fiery Rudolph's Reindough, pretzel-and-toffee-riddled Naughty and Nice and dreamy Pumpkin Spice, each dough can be eaten directly out of its container or scooped out onto a sheet pan and baked as a batch of cookies. Definitely worth buying, if you’re hosting this year’s cookie swap.

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$14.99 for 6 boxes

There's no better way to kick back at the end of a long and cold winter's day than with a piping hot cup of soothing tea. The flavor possibilities are truly endless with this holiday assortment from Stash. Inside it, you'll find comforting blends of caffeine-free options like spearmint-based Christmas Eve and sweet Cinnamon Vanilla. The box also comes with plenty of caffeinated choices, like Christmas Morning, which contains notes of jasmine and makes a great choice if you stayed up all night looking for Santa's sleigh or wrapping up presents.

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$10.99

Sugar cookies are one of the most celebrated Christmas treats, so naturally we needed to include at least one sugar cookie-flavored product on this list. These roasted almonds from Target's Wondershop line reimagine the baked treat into a crunchy snack, which you can enjoy while you're watching your favorite Christmas movie with the fam.

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$3.59

We can practically feel our own hearts growing three sizes bigger thanks to these Grinch-themed milk chocolate kisses from Hershey's. Each one has a cute Whoville-inspired message or image at the bottom, so don't be "a mean one" and be sure to flip them over!

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$63 for 18 bars

Jill Bommarito, founder of Ethel's Baking Co., has a very special place in her heart for these melt-in-your mouth pecan dandy bars. After one bite, you'll feel the exact same way too! Inspired by the very same pecan pie her own grandmother, Ethel, used to bring along to all their family holiday gatherings, Jill's decadent treats feature a buttery shortbread crust and a luscious topping made from homemade caramel and chopped pecans. They're also completely gluten-free and provide you with a ready-made excuse to enjoy the gooey comfort of pecan pie well-past Thanksgiving! Be sure to throw a few of the individually-wrapped treats in your bag before you head out to finish up your Christmas shopping, and check out the brand’s other fan-favorite flavors, pictured above.

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Freshly baked sugar cookies and cookies n’creme candy bars collide in this festive offering from Hershey's, which also features red and green-colored cookie pieces inside.

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$8.29

Sure, sure you can totally add a splash of regular old eggnog into your morning cup of joe, but thanks to Dunkin's newest holiday innovation, that’s already done for you! The medium roast features touches of cinnamon and nutmeg and pairs nicely with just about any holiday sweet, like Food Network Kitchen's No-Bake Chocolate Mocha Yule Log or Food Network Magazine's Eggnog Overnight French Toast.

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This luscious giftbox box from Icelandic-based chocolate company Omnom is as breathtaking to look at as it is to eat. Inside each set, you'll find three chocolate bars in yummy and unique flavors like Dark Nibs + Raspberry, Milk + Cookies and Spiced White + Caramel.

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Giving your nightly cup of cocoa an added dose of minty flavor has never been tastier, or prettier than with these handmade peppermint confections from XO Marshmallow.

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$3.59

Why settle for one type of creamer when you can enjoy a few? If you want to add some versatility to your coffee routine, you’ll love Coffee Mate’s array of limited-edition seasonal creamers. Plus, there’s something here for everyone. Want to honor your sweet tooth? Coffee Mate teamed up with Toll House to create the perfect blend between a chocolate chip cookie and a delicious cup of hot cocoa. Coffee Mate's Peppermint Mocha creamer also won’t disappoint!

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$1.99

If you’re looking for a way to treat your kids and flex their creativity, consider adding Hershey’s returning Build-A-Santa to your grocery list. We like to think of this find as an edible (and unmistakably jolly) puzzle. This package features seven breakable pieces of Hershey’s iconic milk chocolate — each etched with different parts of Santa’s suit. Once you put all the pieces in the correct order, you’ll be left with a sweet treat to devour.

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$3.79

Torn between a sleeve of Oreos and freshly made gingerbread cookies? Thanks to this returning fan-favorite from Nabisco, it’s possible to have the best of both worlds! The cookies also feature five adorable Christmassy designs which are great for getting little kids into the holiday spirit.

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$4.19

Milano cookies, hot cocoa and amaretto get the holiday treatment in these delicious cookies, which make their triumphant return yet again this year. They taste exactly like the almond liqueur, minus the booze!

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$3.59

Why choose between chocolate and sugar cookies when you can enjoy both in one snack thanks to these returning favorites from Hershey's. Something tells us, Santa would really appreciate finding a handful left out just for him on Christmas Eve.

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$4.69

Buddy the Elf has yet another food group to add to his diet: Cereal. For a limited time only, General Mills is bringing back their Elf Cereal, inspired by our favorite jolly character. This confectionary cereal features a blend of green and red tree-shaped marshmallows mixed into maple-flavored (yes, Buddy’s favorite) corn puffs. Son of a nutcracker, this cereal is bound to get Buddy’s seal of approval!

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$4.69

Speaking of cereal, General Mills is also bringing back its Sugar Cookie Toast Crunch! As a consistent crowd-pleaser, this limited edition option offers a festive spin on the cereal staple. It blends Cinnamon Toast Crunch’s cinnamon-sugar flavoring with a hint of vanilla. It’s like having a batch of sugar cookies for breakfast! Sounds like a win-win for us. The yummy flavor is also available in cereal-bar form for the very first time this year too!

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