These December 2021 Aldi Finds Are Sure To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Though it may not truly feel like the holiday season until you deck the halls with all your favorite festive pieces, trim the tree, and drape twinkle lights all over your home, there's another important component of this festive time of year — the food.

While there are big holiday feasts with family and friends in store when you can indulge in a plate piled high with turkey, stuffing, gravy, and all the fixings, it's also nice to pick up a few little snacks and sips to enjoy in the lead up to the big event. After all, who doesn't want to infuse a bit of that festive flair into your average weekday? Whether you're looking to add some holiday spirit to your quick and easy weeknight dinner, or want a little something to pair with your afternoon coffee, there are plenty of options. That's not even considering super festive buys like advent calendars containing everything from cheese to wine to decadent chocolates.

The popular grocery chain Aldi has plenty of festive finds coming to shelves in December that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit — here are some of the items you'll want to watch out for on shelves soon.

Mama Cozzi's Pizza Kitchen Holiday Tree or Star Pizza

Frozen pizzas can be great to have in your freezer when you need a quick, easy dinner after a long day — and Mama Cozzi's Pizza Kitchen has two festive editions perfect for this time of year, each shaped like a Christmas tree or star. Available for just $2.49 starting December 1, these pizzas are topped with diced red and green bell peppers for a festive touch, as well as plenty of cheese.

liveGfree Assorted Varieties Donuts

Add some real cheer to your morning brew or afternoon coffee break by pairing one of these gluten-free donuts with your drink. Those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities can especially indulge in the three seasonal flavors — cranberry, gingerbread, and pumpkin. Find them at Aldi starting December 1 for $4.49 a box.

Three Mills Gingerbread Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is a seasonal staple, but sometimes it's nice to mix up the fruity, spiced concoction with different flavors. Three Mills has a gingerbread-flavored mulled wine that just might make the perfect beverage for sipping while watching your favorite Christmas movies. You can pick up a budget-friendly bottle for just $4.99 starting December 1.

Baker's Corner Christmas Jumbo Cookie Kit

Cookie lovers may have spotted the s'mores edition of the Baker's Corner Jumbo Cookie Kit on shelves earlier this year, but as of December 1, there's a seasonal variation you must try. For just $4.99, even the most novice bakers can whip up a festive treat — the Reindeer Crunch kit allows you to make a massive 9-inch white chocolate cranberry cookie topped with pecan pieces.

Bolthouse Farms Holiday Nog or Peppermint Mocha Coffee Beverage

Whether you like your holiday beverages straight or spiked, you'll still need a good base, and these two beverages from Bolthouse Farms might merit a try. The Holiday Nog flavor is perfect for eggnog enthusiasts, while the Peppermint Mocha coffee beverage combines peppermint with Dutch cocoa and arabica coffee for a caffeinated cup filled with your favorite flavors (via Bolthouse Farms). Pick up either option for $5.46 a bottle, starting December 1.

Specially Selected Christmas Tree Brioche (Chocolate Chip or Vanilla Cream)

Level up breakfast any day of the week with this brioche, baked in the shape of a Christmas tree. There's two flavor options, vanilla cream and chocolate chip, and the buttery dough in each pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. You can find these treats on shelves starting December 1 for $5.99.

Crafty Cooking Kits Elf on the Shelf Baking Kits

If you want to whip up adorable treats, but don't really have many skills as a baker, don't worry — these Elf on the Shelf Baking Kits are the perfect solution for just $3.49 each. Starting December 1, you can find options to craft holiday sugar cookies shaped like elf heads; red, green and white sprinkle-topped cupcakes; or sugar cookies with festive Elf-themed decals.

Reggano Christmas Shaped Pasta

Bring an unexpected dose of festive flair to your dinner plate with this find, available beginning on December 8 for a mere $0.99 a bag, making it a perfect impulse buy. This Christmas Pasta mix features a blend of different shapes, from prancing reindeer to jolly Santa Claus. All you need to do is cook the colorful noodles and mix them with your favorite pasta sauce.

Sundae Shoppe Snowflake Cones

If you prefer your treats frozen rather than freshly-baked, keep your eye out for this product on Aldi shelves, available starting December 8 for $3.49. Each box features a raspberry-flavored frozen dessert with chocolate coating, raspberry sauce, and sugar sprinkles, all in a frosty pastel blue hue. If your child is a "Frozen" fanatic, trust us — you need to try these.

Priano Christmas Gnocchi

For just $1.99 a bag, you may want to pick up a few packages of this seasonal gnocchi when it becomes available at Aldi on December 8 for your quick weeknight dinner needs. The mixture includes spinach gnocchi shaped like Christmas trees and potato gnocchi in the shape of stars. As the bag suggests, try serving it with a creamy sauce and a sprinkle of cheese to allow the pasta colors to shine through.

Pillsbury Christmas Tree Sugar Cookie Dough

There are many devotees of Pillsbury's seasonal sugar cookie products that come with various festive images inked on the dough — and the Christmas version doesn't disappoint. Starting December 8, you can pick up a pack of 20 pre-cut cookies for $2.49. The design offers a festive green Christmas tree topped with a red star and decorated with red ornaments.

Benton's Pecan Meltaways (Butter Pecan and Chocolate Chip)

If you want to have some tasty baked goods on hand for any unexpected guests during the holiday season, but you're not much of a baker, just grab a box of these Benton's Pecan Meltaway cookies. There's a Butter Pecan option for traditionalists as well as a Chocolate Chip variation for chocolate lovers. You can pick up a tin for $8.49 starting December 8, and each contains a pound of cookies.