17 Awesome Candles That Smell Like The Holidays

Cookies, and cloves, and cocoa–oh my!

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Freshly baked cookies hot out of the oven, cozy flannel pajamas, frost-covered pine trees, a piping cup of hot cocoa. No, we aren't describing a picturesque holiday morning. We're describing the 16 best smelling holiday candles of the season. From spices to cedar, these blissful picks will set your scented mood all winter long.

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Amazon.com
Frasier Fir Pine Needle Candle
Thymes amazon.com
$27.28

Opted for a faux tree this year? That doesn't mean you have to give up the scent of the real thing.

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West Elm
White + Gold Candle
West Elm westelm.com
$39.00

Get your holiday gleam on with this shiny gold and matte white candle that offers smoky, moody tones of spices and amber. 

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Cinnamon + Clove Candle
Wax Buffalo wax-buffalo.myshopify.com
$22.00

The cinnamon and clove scent of this candle smells just like warm, freshly baked gingerbread—no baking required. 

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Amazon.com
Homesick Grandma's Kitchen Scented Candle
Homesick amazon.com
$29.95

Apple pie with extra ice cream, snickerdoodles fresh from the oven—is there any smell more ubiquitous to the holiday season than Grandma's kitchen? 

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Amazon.com
Christmas Cookie Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle amazon.com
$19.79

Yankee Candle does the holidays right—and no one can deny the addictive quality of this Christmas Cookie smell.  

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Bath & Body Works
3-Wick Flannel Scented Candle
Bath & Body Works bathandbodyworks.com
$12.25

You'll feel like you woke up on Christmas morning in your favorite pair of flannel PJ's every time you light up this candle.

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Wayfair.com
Hand-Poured Marzipan & Nutmeg Jar Candle
Seventh Avenue Apothecary wayfair.com
$31.99

No one will believe you when you tell them that the smell of fresh baked cookies is coming from this candle, not your oven.

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Anthropologie
Slow North Jar Candle
Anthropologie anthropologie.com
$29.00

Coffee and spice, orange and clove, grapefruit and spearmint, or rosemary and lemon—these slow-burning candles offer four magical scents, each one perfect for the holidays. 

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Bijou Candles
Pine & Balsa Bijou Candle
Bijou Candles bijoucandles.com
$9.00

Crisp frosted cedarwood and fir needle balsam are made merry and bright with sweet apple, orange bitters, and elderberry.

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Uncommon Goods
Katz's Chocolate Egg Cream Candle
UncommonGoods uncommongoods.com
$28.00

Nothing says classic holiday season in NYC like the scent of this iconic beverage. 

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Target.com
Brown Sugar & Chestnut Candle
THE Collection target.com
$12.99

No fireplace to roast chestnuts? No problem, this candle will give you all the holiday cheer the song is singing about. 

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Etsy
Gingerbread-Scented Candle
AtoZCandles etsy.com
$16.00

Thanks to this candle, you can go vegan without giving up dessert.

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Etsy
Peppermint & Hot Cocoa Candle
TheDancingWick etsy.com
$11.00

Inspired by everyone's favorite holiday drink, this candle will have you heading for a hot cup of minty cocoa after just one whiff. 

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Amazon.com
NEST Fragrances Classic Holiday Candle
NEST Fragrances amazon.com
$42.00

Blends of pomegranate, Mandarin orange, pine, cloves and cinnamon will ignite your holiday spirit instantly.

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Wayfair.com
Santa's Pipe Scent Jar Candle
Eco Candle Co wayfair.com
$21.99

With hints of tobacco, rose and amber, you'll feel like you're giving Santa a big hug every time you light this eco-friendly candle.

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One Kings Lane
Baobab Peppermint & Driftwood Candle
baobab collection onekingslane.com
$125.00

Cool undertones of peppermint mixed with dreamy driftwood will make you feel like you're celebrating Christmas on an exotic beach. 

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Target
Balsam & Clove Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle® target.com
$12.99

Amplify the smell of your Christmas tree by burning this Yankee candle in tandem. 

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