6 Hanukkah Treats to Light Up Your Holiday Season

Whether you savor them yourself or gift them to others, these goodies will add a dose of deliciousness and humor to your festivities.


Orthodox Chews Salt Water Taffy


Made in the ‘chewish’ tradition, these kosher taffies come in fun flavors like caramel swirl, watermelon, vanilla, and cinnamon roll. Each bag contains about sixty-two pieces and makes a great tongue-in-cheek gift.

To buy: $8.95 for one 16-ounce bag, orthodoxchews.com.


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The Happiest Little Baker Hanukkah Baking Box

This kit includes all of the ingredients to make beautiful blue swirled cookies, plus an easy-to-read recipe card that walks enthusiastic young bakers through each step. Pair it with an apron, spatula, and whisk, and your Hanukkah shopping is halfway done. Bonus: there’s also an allergy friendly option available that's free of gluten, dairy, and eggs.

To buy: $32, happiestlittlebaker.com.

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8 Nights of Hanukkah


Finally: an edible collection that’s a world apart from the usual tacky, foiled-filled gift basket. Inside are eight beautifully designed sweet treats, including a chocolate menorah lollipop, chocolate dipped coconut macaroons, and gourmet Fair Trade Certified gelt--each a perfectly decadent way to end the night.

To buy: $56, mouth.com.


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Bread’s Bakery Babka Combo 3-Pack

Meet the world’s best babka: flaky on the outside, moist on the inside, and made from cultured French butter and laminated dough. This three-pack includes both chocolate babka (swirled with Nutella and Belgian dark-chocolate chips) and cinnamon babka. Have a few slices leftover? Try making babka French toast.

To buy: $44.95, foodydirect.com.

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Dylan’s Candy Bar Hanukkah Mensch Mints

Mr. Mensch and this adorable handy tin of tiny mints are here to make sure your breath stays minty fresh the entire holiday season.

To buy: $5 for one 2-ounce container, dylanscandybar.com.

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Shmaltz Brewing Company Shtick in a Box


Candles may not be the only thing getting lit this holiday. Twelve Hannukah-themed beers come in come in this clever box: Slingshot American Craft Lager, Hop Manna IPA, Messiah Nut Brown Ale, and more.

To buy: $22 for twelve 12-ounce bottles, grocery stores (such as Whole Foods Market, Wegman’s, Consumers, Cost Plus, Wine Warehouse), and liquor stores.

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