20+ Food Advent Calendars that Actually Make the Wait for Christmas Bearable

Celebrate the lead up to the holidays with wine, cheese and, of course, chocolate!

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October 18, 2019
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The month leading up to Christmas can be stressful, to say the least. You have shopping to think about, meals to plan and a house to decorate. It's a lot to do, but we have something that can make those intense 25 days leading up to Christmas a little sweeter. Treat yourself to a bite of chocolate, cold beer or slice of cheese daily with these tasty food-themed advent calendars.

If you're a fan of ending the night with a warm mug of tea, cozy up next to the Christmas tree with this calendar. It has enough tea samples to give you a whole season's worth of delicious sips.

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Take a trip to New York this holiday season with 24 days of indulgent chocolates. This advent calendar is adorned with all your favorite city spots, so you can feel the magic of NYC at Christmas no matter where you are.

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Every day leading up to Christmas can end (or start, we don’t judge) with a sweet chocolate treat from Harry & David. And, for under $40, you get two calendars — which means you can either double up on treats each day or give an early Christmas gift to a loved one to enjoy all month long.

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Luckily, there are so many options for advent calendars these days that you can celebrate the lead up to Christmas all day long — starting with breakfast. Have some toast and jam with one of Bonne Maman’s delicious spreads including preserves, jellies and honey.

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Have you ever visited a Sugarfina boutique and longed to try every single candy on the signature Candy Wall? Well, with this advent calendar you can get pretty close! The tasting box includes an assortment of 24 best-selling candies including Champagne Bears, Bubbly Bears, Sugarfina Pearls and Martini Olive Almonds.

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If you haven’t had a chance to shop for sweets at the whimsical Dylan’s Candy Bar, here’s your opportunity to get a delicious overview of all the iconic candy shop’s chocolate treats.

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Anyone obsessed with Hello Kitty will love turning to this festively adorned advent calendar — complete with all your favorite Hello Kitty characters including My Melody, Keroppi and Badtz-Maru — to curb their sweet tooth each day.

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The coziest way to spend a cold winter night is snuggled under a blanket sipping on a cup of tea. With 25 bags of tea in 13 different flavors, you’re guaranteed a warming beverage every night leading up to Christmas.

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Part of the fun in grabbing a treat from this Lindt chocolate advent calendar each day is wondering what shape your bite-sized snack will come in. Options include a snowman, seal, icicle, penguin, angel, star and Santa.

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The holidays can be stressful, so wind down each night with one of the highest-rated craft beers of 2019 with this boozy calendar. You might even find your new favorite go-to drink.

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These mini half bottles of wine are the perfect way to treat yourself after a long day of Christmas shopping and planning for the holidays. Here, we have one tradition that will actually help you de-stress this season.

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Since this advent calendar comes with 12 days worth of jerky, you can switch up how you want to celebrate in the days leading up to Christmas. But no matter how you spread out this advent calendar, you’ll be set with delicious jerky from across the U.S. that you’ll wish could last you all year long.

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Just because summer is over doesn’t mean your obsession with White Claw is. Twelve of the best hard seltzers of 2019 fill up this mini advent calendar, so you can have a refreshing sip all holliday season long.

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Consider yourself stocked up on snacks with this assorted pack, which includes nuts, hot sauce, jerky and cold brew coffee. Sure, it’s marketed to the man in your life, but we think anyone can enjoy all the goodies packed into this 12-day advent calendar.

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All of your favorite parts of the holiday season (think: presents, snowflakes, a warm fire) and more have been transformed into intricate candies for you to enjoy every day of December leading up to Christmas. After admiring the beauty of each treat, you’ll enjoy anything from white chocolate with peppermint mocha to milk chocolate filled with espresso cream and cacao nibs.

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Williams Sonoma gets major points for how beautiful their 25-day calendar will look in your house. The festively decorated gingerbread house is filled with individually wrapped milk chocolate treats.

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Load up on all of the peppermint bark your heart desires this holiday season with an advent calendar filled with four festive shapes of the sweet stuff.

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You’re going to need extra caffeine to get through all the events happening between now and December 25 — which is exactly why Copper Cow Coffee created this 12 days of best pour over coffee calendar. The kit also includes their beloved natural creamers in flavors including coconut, classic and Lavender and Cardamom Lattes.

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Who doesn’t love the rich taste of Godiva chocolate? Indulge each day with this 25-day chocolate calendar set.

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Each day as you pop out a small piece of chocolate, you also bring this 3D Christmas scene to life. But that’s only part of the fun — we can’t forget all the 25 delicious pralines hiding below.

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Most advent calendars are filled with different varieties of chocolate (which we would never complain about!). But it is nice to find one that switches it up with different caramel flavors including vanilla, cinnamon, scotch and ginger.

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Filled with lindor mini truffles, snowballs and napolitaines, this adorable bear calendar has something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas season.

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