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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