Christmas tree decorations for 2013

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    Lily Barclay - Senior writer - bbcgoodfood.com

Want to make your tree feel a little bit special? Treat it to some amazing decorations, from beautiful edible biscuits to baubles filled with truffle butter, the high street has surpassed itself this year.

BiscuiteersBiscuiteers Christmas decorations biscuit tin
This beautiful tin of biscuits is jam-packed with sparkly, glistening biscuits that would make any tree proud. It's not the cheapest choice but with everything from reindeers to traditional baubles to stripy candy canes, all you'll be missing is the tinsel. The tin also comes complete with red silken ribbons for hanging the creations to the tree.

£38, biscuiteers.com

Montezuma’s Chocolate baublespack of six chocolate baubles
This selection of six Christmas tree baubles are made from Montezuma’s award-winning, house blended, organic chocolate, and are based on three of their favourite chocolate bars. The flavours include white chocolate with lemon zest and cherry pieces, dark chocolate with vanilla and milk chocolate with caramelised sesame and sunflower seeds.

£7.99, montezumas.co.uk

Truffle baubleCarluccio's bauble truffle tasting set
£12.95

Possibly the best Christmas bauble of all time. This bright red decoration is full of delicious truffley treats. Think a mini pot of truffle butter, truffle honey and a small packet of truffle salt – all absolutely delicious. Makes a fabulous gift too.

£12.95, carluccios.com

Candy canesMr Stanley’s peppermint candy canes
No self-respecting Christmas tree would be seen in public without a decorative candy cane or two. These classic Christmas canes are made using natural colours and flavourings and have a truly traditional look. 

Pack of 12 candy canes - £4, johnlewis.com

 

Chococo's angel, reindeer & penguin tree decorationsChococo's angel, reindeer and penguin tree decorations

These shimmery treats each come in their own colourful organza bags, with special gift tags. Shaped as angels, reindeers or penguins, the tricky thing is deciding which to eat first. Each chocolate is made with 43% Venezuelan origin milk chocolate, delicious.

£11.50 for three, chococo.co.uk

Betty’s Chocolate baublemilk chocolate bauble
Betty’s milk chocolate baubles are beautifully hand decorated with a white chocolate snowflake, and look stunning. You can also choose a white chocolate bauble with a hand decorated chocolate swirl – bound to make your Christmas tree stand out.

£4.50 for one, bettys.co.uk

Hotel chocolate bellHotel Chocolate tree decoration
These prettily packaged red and silver tree decorations contain a single but delicious 40% milk chocolate bell, you can also buy five for £8 if you want to really jazz up your tree.

£1.95, hotelchocolat.com

 


Chocolate reindeerThe Chocolate Deli - five handmade chocolate tree decorations
Who doesn't want a red-nosed reindeer hanging from their Christmas tree? These charming little guys are too cute to resist, but you can also choose from chocolate puddings, snowflakes and holly.

£14, notonthehighstreet.com

 

Will you be decorating your tree with anything delicious this Christmas? If you prefer your festive furnishings homemade check out our edible decorations recipe collection.

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