25 Food Ornaments for a Deliciously Decked Out Tree

updated Oct 27, 2023
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We’re of the mindset that Christmas tree ornaments should display what you’re most passionate about — and for us, that’s obviously cooking and food. No matter if you’re on Team Real Tree or Team Faux Tree, decorating an evergreen with mini versions of your favorite dishes, ingredients, and even kitchen tools is both fun and festive — and we’ve curated the best ones that bring on all the holiday cheer.

Whether you’re looking to deck the halls with boughs of biscuits, bottles of Hidden Valley, or the tiniest stand mixer we’ve ever seen, you’ll definitely have one of the most unique trees this season. Think of these as gifts for your tree — we’ve got plenty of actual gift ideas here for everyone on your list, but your tree deserves something special, too!

Here, you’ll find our favorite food ornaments for your tree this year. Fair warning, though — you might get hungry after scrolling through!

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Sur La Table

One of our favorite appliances is the KitchenAid stand mixer, and now it comes in a mini version just for your Christmas tree. While not branded as a KitchenAid, this glass ornament is an ode to the countertop mixer we all know, love, and totally recognize even without a logo. It even features glitter to add the twinkle you’re looking for in holiday decor.

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Williams Sonoma

One of the most popular food-themed ornaments around? The beloved pickle ornament. According to European tradition, whoever finds the pickle ornament on Christmas morning receives an extra gift or good fortune in the coming year, making this a fun addition that can double as a new holiday tradition!

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It's the drink of the moment! Celebrate your love of everyone's favorite drink with this espresso martini ornament. A handmade Etsy find, we suggest decking your tree with the real thing in hand.

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How cute is this bundt ornament set? A perfect pick for bakers, this two-piece set is made from the same brand behind the iconic pan for a truly authentic feel!

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You never leave your home without it, so we say why not give it a spot on your tree, too? This Stanley Cup-inspired ornament is one of the funniest food ornaments we've come across this year. And let's be real: We all know a Stanley devotee who would love to hang this on their tree!

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For the person who always has hot sauce on hand: the sriracha hot sauce ornament! Inspired by the popular hot sauce, we suggest gifting this ornament along with your giftee's favorite bottle of hot sauce this holiday season!

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From decor to food, mushrooms are having a moment and if you're a fan, we think you're going to love this mushroom ornament. This hand-crafted glass find is a vibrant find complete with grass detailing for a pick that looks like you just picked it!

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This vintage glass piece is inspired by a delicious box of donuts. Featuring a half-dozen assorted donuts, this delectable ornament will resonate with dessert- and breakfast-lovers alike.

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Keep the vibe of "tomato girl summer" going all year long with this fun tomato ornament from Food52. Its bright color and vintage glass design make it a true site to see.

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Butter is a staple for any home cook or baker, and this ornament is a festive version of our favorite ingredient. Perfect for anyone who cooks, it’s sure to be a fun and humorous addition to any tree. Plus, the ornament features a sparkly red butter knife for a pop of color.

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Whether you’re the person who sneaks a deviled egg off the tray before your holiday meal, or the one who spent the day whipping together this fan-favorite side dish, this kitschy ornament is for you. It features a lifelike design and even has tiny specks of paprika!

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Ditch the popcorn garland and make your decorating session easier with this fun popcorn ornament. Featuring a design straight out of a movie theater, it's also a fun gift for the movie fans in your life!

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Calling all strawberry lovers: This one's for you! This strawberry ornament makes a stunning addition to any tree thanks to its bright-red coloring and glittery design that will have you wishing you could take a bite.

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Life's always better with ice cream. This ice cream ornament looks just like the real deal, down to the expertly crafted waffle cone and rainbow sprinkles.

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Urban Outfitters

Croissant, anyone? This resin ornament features a croissant silhouette with a flaky design that looks good enough to eat. Bon appetit!

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Grill masters, rejoice! This ornament features a glittery replica of a grilling station, complete with knobs and side tables, as well as the under-grill storage cabinet. It’s a great holiday decoration for any barbecue-lover in your life.

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Burke Decor

Who doesn't love a charcuterie board? It's easy to prepare and it's always a crowd-pleaser — and the latter goes for this fun ornament. The "board" is complete with cheese, meats, fruits, and even olives so it's basically the real deal in ornament form. This also makes for a great hostess gift, who's likely serving up a charcuterie board during their party.

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Serious ranch connoisseurs are brand-loyal, and for those who prefer Hidden Valley to any other dressing, we’ve found your perfect ornament. No matter if you’re mixing your own homemade salad dressing or if you always stock a bottle in your fridge, this mini bottle ornament is a statement piece for anyone who loves ranch.

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With this ornament, every day is Taco Tuesday. Features three gorgeous designed tacos, this taco ornament is a great way to give your favorite mid-week treat the spotlight it deserves.

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For those whose mornings aren't complete without a cafecito, pick up this moka-inspired ornament. A staple in any serious espresso lovers home, it's a kitschy way to pay tribute to your favorite way to start the day.

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A perfect short stack if we've ever seen one. Featuring three golden-brown pancakes on a red plate topped with maple syrup, this breakfast staple belongs on your Christmas tree — and on your kitchen table.

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A good toaster is an underrated kitchen appliance, but for those who appreciate a crunchy piece of toast, this is the ornament for your tree. The glass decoration features a two-slice toaster with sandwich bread peeking out, and is cute enough to make you crave some, well, toast.

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Keeping on the toast train, if you prefer your morning slice with a bit of avocado, this is the ornament for you. Delicately decorated with sparkly salt and pepper, the avocado toast fan in your life is sure to get a kick out of this decoration!

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Williams Sonoma

Get a head start on New Year's celebrations with this fun champagne ornament! Featuring a bottle of everyone's favorite New Year libation chilling in an ice bucket, it's a great way to make sure every holiday gets a moment on the tree!

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Williams Sonoma

We had to end this list with something sweet. This fun pie ornament features a slice of cherry pie topped with a melty scoop of vanilla ice cream for a mouthwatering addition that pie aficionados are sure to love.