Chocolate advent calendars have been popular since the 1950s as a way to count down to Christmas Day.
Traditionally, they’ve been simple in design, with a solo chocolate square hidden behind paper doors. However, in recent years, you’ve been able to get everything from Lindt truffles and pralines to vegan chocolates and even booze-infused chocolates. Kid advent offerings in 2022 also feature favourite TV characters on the front to add to the excitement.
Non-chocolate advent calendars have additionally become popular in the last few years, from festive wine advent calendars (opens in new tab) and artisan gin advent calendars (opens in new tab), to ones featuring top Christmas toys (opens in new tab) behind the doors. But we believe nothing beats counting down to Christmas the old fashioned way – with a chocolate treat on every single day of December. We’ve rounded up the best chocolate advent calendars for 2022 below, featuring favourites like Lindt and Cadbury, to the more luxe Hotel Chocolat, plus dairy-free and vegan bestsellers – so there’s something to suit everyone.
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Best chocolate advent calendars in 2022
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