12 Advent Calendars for a Tasty (and Maybe Tipsy!) Christmas Countdown

the kitchn article on advent calendars featuring mccrea's candies caramel advent calendar

Kate and Jason McCrea have devoted themselves to the art of making sweet, gooey caramel. This calendar includes their finest treats, which are all handmade in copper kettles at their Massachusetts headquarters. Traditional flavors (like vanilla and cinnamon) are mixed in among unexpected varieties (rosemary truffle sea salt, anyone?), and they come packaged in a delightfully whimsical design that features woodland critters scurrying about and doing their holiday shopping.