You may not see any “chestnuts roasting on an open fire,” but that sure doesn’t mean there is any shortage of HOLIDAY TREATS in Walt Disney World! “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” — the 2021 Holiday Season! — has arrived in Walt Disney World, and we’re bringing YOU along for all of the Season’s Eatings!
We’re sharing ALL of our reviews of the festive eats and seasonal sips on this page throughout the season! Just click any of the links below to learn more, so you can make your list — and check it twice! — of everything you’d like to try during the Holiday Season in Disney world!
Christmas Cookie Sundae and Shake — Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies
The holidays mean it’s time to have some hot chocolate and Christmas cookies to ring in the season… So Auntie Gravity is pulling out all the stops with TWO specialty offerings: the Christmas Cookie Sundae and Christmas Cookie Milkshake! The Sundae features Christmas Cookie soft-serve with whipped cream, hot fudge, and holiday sprinkles.
The Christmas Cookie Milkshake is the blended version with whipped cream and holiday sprinkles on top.
Find the Sundae for $5.99 and the Milkshake for $7.99 at Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies.
Holiday Mickey Cinnamon Roll — Main Street Bakery
The Mickey Cinnamon Roll is dressed up with red icing for its annual festive makeover!
The cinnamon rolls are available for $6.49 at Main Street Bakery.
Magic Kingdom — Disney Very Merriest After Hours Exclusive Treats
Select snacks can only be found during Disney Very Merriest After Hours.
Orange Bird Churro — Churro Cart by Cinderella Castle
The Orange Bird Churro is a churro drizzled with citrus-marshmallow cream and topped with orange candy slices in honor of everyone’s favorite little Adventureland bird.
We found orange snack at the Churro Cart in Magic Kingdom, in front of Cinderella Castle in The Hub (it’s to the left, facing the Castle) for $7.00.
Ginger Apple Funnel Cake — Sleepy Hollow Refreshments
The Ginger Apple Funnel Cake features Gingerbread Funnel Cake topped with Apple Pie Filling, Vanilla Ice Cream, and Caramel Sauce.
Find this (‘cuz you’ll want to!) at Sleepy Hollow Refreshments for $7.99.
Apple Cider Float — Sleepy Hollow Refreshments
How about an Apple Cider Float for a true Christmas-in-Florida treat? This frozen sip is topped with whipped cream and dusted with cinnamon.
It’s also at Sleepy Hollow Refreshments for $5.99.
Gingerbread-Almond Cake Pop — Golden Oak Outpost
Introducing the Gingerbread Almond Cake Pop! It’s covered in white chocolate and dressed up like Minnie Mouse!
For $4.99, find it at Golden Oak Outpost.
To Be Jolly Float — Golden Oak Outpost
‘Tis the season for the To Be Jolly Float! It’s a peppermint iced coffee float with a chocolate Minnie Mouse bow.
It’s also at Golden Oak Outpost for $6.99.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Reindeer Mousse — Rosie’s All-American Cafe and The Trolley Car Cafe
Santa wouldn’t get very far with his loyal reindeer, would he? That’s why they’ve been given a snacking tribute: the Reindeer Mousse! This adorable dessert is made with spiced caramel cheesecake over peanut butter mousse on top of a salty pretzel shortbread cookie.
Holiday Lunch Box Tart — Woody’s Lunch Box
The Holiday Lunch Box Tart is an apple pie-filled tart frosted with cinnamon icing, a sugar snowflake, and holiday sprinkles for a festive twist on the popular toaster treat!
Woody’s Lunch Box serves ’em for $4.29.
Santa’s Belt Cookie — ABC Commissary
Craving a cookie? How about one inspired by two of our very favorite guys ever… Santa Claus AND Mickey Mouse?! It’s the Santa’s Belt Cookie! This chocolate cookie is covered in white chocolate.
It’s $3.99 at ABC Commissary.
Sugar Cookie Snowman — ABC Commissary
The Sugar Cookie Snowman is made with White Chocolate Sugar Cookie Mousse, Whipped Lemon Curd, all on top of a Holiday Sugar Cookie.
Find your snowy friend for $5.49 at ABC Commissary.
Red Velvet Whoopie Pie — Backlot Express and Trolley Car Café
The Red Velvet Whoopie Pie — made with red velvet cake filled with classic cream cheese filling and festive sprinkles — is BACK!
Frozen Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate — Various Counter Service Locations
You can pick up the returning Frozen Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate or the Frozen Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate with Black Cherry Bourbon around the park! The drink is made with frozen hot chocolate mix and a salted caramel beverage syrup, and it’s topped with marshmallows and chocolate syrup.
Butterscotch Caramel Cannoli — PizzeRizzo
The Butterscotch Caramel Cannoli is a holiday cannoli filled with caramel cheesecake, butterscotch chips, and chocolate flakes. The edges are dipped in chocolate and then topped with sprinkles and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Find it for $4.99 at PizzeRizzo (but we kindly suggest you read our review first…).
Holiday Bliss — Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge and Tune-In Lounge
The Holiday Bliss cocktail is made with Vanilla Vodka, Sour Apple Pucker, Caramel Beverage Syrup, and Vanilla Ice Cream Mix. It’s also got two raspberries for garnish and a peppermint rim.
Christmas on the Beach — Oasis Canteen
How do you celebrate Christmas on the Beach? With Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, Bols Blue Curaçao, cranberry juice, and pineapple juice and a souvenir glow cube, of course!
Oasis Canteen is serving this sip for $15.00.
Celebration Fresh Hop IPA — BaseLine Tap House
The Christmas-themed Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA made us feel like we were in a cozy log cabin, sipping away at our drink!
This IPA isn’t listed on the menu at BaseLine Tap House just yet, but you can just ask for it when placing your order.
Werther’s Original Gingerbread Caramel Cookie Sandwich — Karamell-Küche
The Werther’s Original Gingerbread Caramel Cookie Sandwich makes its worthy return this year! This treat is two soft gingerbread cookies held together with buttercream icing and Werther’s caramel inside.
Find it at Karamell-Küche in the Germany pavilion for $5.99.
Seasonal Holiday Macaron — L’Artisan des Glaces
There is more to the Seasonal Holiday Macaron than the simple name implies. An almond-flavored macaron features mint ice cream sandwiched in between.
Pretty, isn’t it? Find it at L’Artisan des Glaces in EPCOT’s France pavilion for $7.00.
Gingerbread Ice Cream — L’Artisan des Glaces
The popular seasonal Gingerbread Ice Cream is also back! You can even spy (and, of course, taste!) small gingerbread pieces within the cold treat.
Enjoy a single scoop in a cup or cone for $5.25. You may also grab a double scoop, or even request it as part of an Ice Cream Martini!
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
We are THRILLED that the Menagerie Cupcake is back for the holiday season! As cute as it is tasty, the Menagerie Cupcake is a Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese filling, topped with Frosting and an edible white chocolate polar bear decoration.
It’s $5.99 at can be found at Flame Tree Barbecue!
Winter Drinks — Isle of Java
Four limited time winter beverages have returned to Disney’s Animal Kingdom — Irish Coffee, Peppermint Hot Cocoa, S’Mores Hot Cocoa, and Sea Salt Caramel Hot Cocoa.
Most of the seasonal sips at Isle of Java are $3.99, save for that Irish Coffee with Baileys for $12.00. Cheers!
Holiday Eats and Drinks — Jock Lindsey’s HOLIDAY Bar
The Hangar Bar halls have been decked, indeed… and so has the Hangar Bar’s menu, which is packed with festive goodies!
You can click here to find our full review of Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar… unless you want a Lump of Coal in your stocking 😉 !
Check it out, because they DECKED it out!
Peppermint Bark Nachos — Marketplace Snacks
Behold… Peppermint Bark Nachos!! This sweet twist on nachos is made with waffle cone chips topped with chocolate and peppermint swirled soft serve, M&M’S, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and candy cane sprinkles. (It’s not in the description, but we also got a piece of peppermint bark. YUM!)
Find this plentiful peppermint pile at Marketplace Snacks for $9.29.
Cherries Jubilee Bubble Waffle — AristoCrepes
The Cherries Jubilee Bubble Waffle is a beautiful bubble waffle filled with scoops of vanilla ice cream, cherries jubilee filling, praline pieces, and whipped cream.
WOW, right? It’s $8.99 at AristoCrepes.
Kris Kringle Cookie and Cookie Von Krampus — Gideon’s Bakehouse
Gideon’s Bakehouse has brought back their popular holiday cookies! NOW through the end of the year, you can pick up the Kris Kringle Cookie (a White Chocolate Coffee Bean Cookie) and/or the Cookie Vom Krampus (a Chocolate and Andes Mint Cookie).
P.S. You can also grab a Krampus Cold Brew to wash ’em down!
The mammoth and memorable cookies at Gideon’s Bakehouse are $6.00, as is the Krampus Cold Brew.
Peppermint Cheesecake Cookie Sandwich — Vivoli il Gelato
Two red velvet cookies, cheesecake gelato, and peppermint candies make up the Peppermint Cheesecake Cookie Sandwich!
You’ll find it at Vivoli il Gelato for for $12.Though we recommend that you check out our review before dropping that dough…
Holiday Treats — Amorette’s Patisserie
We’ve got three goodies from this artistic bakery! Let’s start with the White Chocolate Peppermint Éclair with a white chocolate and peppermint mousse filling, garnished with pieces of peppermint candy and gold leaf.
This lovely eclair is $8.50 at Amorette’s Patisserie.
Next up is the Holiday Mickey Mousse Mini Dome Cake. On the inside, you’ll find Chocolate Chiffon Cake, Dark Chocolate Mousse, and White Chocolate Mousse.
Mickey is $9.00, and also at Amorette’s Patisserie.
The Holiday Parfait is made with a bourbon white chocolate mousse, cranberry cherry panna cotta, maple chocolate ganache, and chocolate chiffon cake, and is garnished with candied pralines and meringue trees.
This beauty is $9.00, and also — of course! — at Amorette’s Patisserie.
“Oh Deer” Cookie Shake — D-Luxe Burger
The “Oh Deer” Cookie Shake is made with vanilla gelato, hazelnut liqueur, cinnamon syrup, whipped cream, and a dusting of cinnamon and sugar. On top, there’s supposed to be a deer-shaped ginger cookie garnish (hence the name). Only… what we received was a little different…
Alas, no deer-shaped cookie for us (but we were told they would arrive soon!). This one’s $16.00 at D-Luxe Burger.
Holiday Turkey Burger — D-Luxe Burger
While you’re at D-Luxe, you can also pick up the Holiday Turkey Burger, a returning option from previous years. This burger features a turkey patty, butternut squash risotto cake, bacon-cranberry jam, lettuce, and tomato.
This Thanksgiving-on-a-bun is $13.49 at D-Luxe Burger.
All Around Disney World
Don’t miss sweet stops like Big Top Treats in Magic Kingdom, Zuri’s Sweets in Animal Kingdom, and Screen Door General Store on Disney’s BoardWalk (and more!) for classic confections with their annual holiday makeovers!
Starbucks Holiday Drinks
The Disney World Starbucks locations have all of the holiday drinks you enjoy back home. You can find some old favorites like Peppermint Mocha, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, Irish Cream Cold Brew, Caramel Brûlée Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte, and Peppermint Hot Chocolate along with the new Iced Sugar Cookie Latte with Almond Milk.
Visit the Disney Springs Starbucks locations or any of the in-parks Starbucks (Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Bakery, EPCOT’S Traveler’s Cafe, Animal Kingdom’s Creature Comforts, and The Trolley Car Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios) to find them!
Novelty Item — Gold Christmas Tree Popcorn Bucket
Novelty Item — Jingle Bell Sippers
The Jingle Bell Sipper is BACK in Disney World. It’s a giant Mickey-shaped sipper made out of green jingle bells. It also has lights on it that change color!
So far, we have seen it at the Coca-Cola Store Rooftop Beverage Bar in Disney Springs, and are keeping our eyes peeled for its arrival in other spots around the Resort. At the Coca-Cola Store Rooftop Bar, the Sipper is $11.00, plus the price of your chosen beverage.
But wait… there’s more! You can also find the Jingle Bell Sipper in GOLD!
We first found it at Sleepy Hollow in Magic Kingdom for $14.99 with your choice of a fountain drink.
Novelty Item — Jingle Bell Glow Cube
You can also find the Sipper’s smaller counterpart: the Mickey Mouse Jingle Bell glow cube! Like the Sipper, these also light up and change color to add a festive punch to your drink.
We found this version in Disney Springs at one of the outdoor beverage carts that look like this:
You can get a glow cube for $5 with any drink at the carts, and we imagine they’ll jingle their way into other Disney World locations, too.
Disney World Resort Hotels
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort
We are THRILLED to see the grand return of the famous Grand Floridian Gingerbread House! This year, it brings along a new look in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World.
Of course, what’s a visit to a LIFE-SIZED Gingerbread House without picking up a few gingerbread treats to try?
We grabbed the the 50th Anniversary Gingerbread Mickey Cookie which actually doubles as an ornament!
We also tried the Gingerbread Spiced Caramel Popcorn and…we might be in love.
Not big into Gingerbread? You’ll find additional treats like the Brownie Tree Pop, too.
You’ll find treats ranging in price from $3 for a Marshmallow Lollipop all the way up to $80 for a Signature Gingerbread House. There are also Gingerbread Man Cookies for $6.25, and even some new Disney World 50th anniversary treats.
The Gingerbread House isn’t the only Grand spot to find festive goodies. The Happy Holidays Cake Pop is a triple chocolate cake pop that’s covered in white chocolate and topped with red and green icing drizzles and a chocolate Mickey head.
This JUMBO pop is $7.99 at Gasparilla Island Grill.
And the S’more Cookie is a chocolate chip cookie mixed with graham cracker crumbles, piled high with toasted marshmallows and m&ms. Just looooook at this beauty…
You can get this camp-inspired treat for $5.99 at Gasparilla Island Grill.
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Happy Holidays from MOANA! The Holiday Moana Cupcake! This is a chocolate cupcake with morello cherry, buttercream icing, and chocolate Moana décor.
The Holiday “Elf” Dome Cake has found his way back to the Polynesian. This treat is made of vanilla cake with eggnog filling, white chocolate glaçage, and buttercream décor.
The beloved Holiday Tiki Mug is back at the Polynesian! You’ll need to purchase the Mele Kaliki Mai Tai in order to get this mug. (Pro tip: if you don’t want to get your mug dirty, you can get the Mele Kaliki Mai Tai in a separate cup!) The mug will first be available on December 2nd at 3PM Eastern, so be sure to get there quickly, because these highly sought-after items go FAST!
Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts
Oh, BOY!! The Holiday BON BONS are BACK at the Beach Club… AND at the Yacht Club! The Cookies and Cream mousse-filled bonbons are placed on an Oreo cookie base with a little touch of chocolate frosting and sprinkles on top.
And guests will also want to know that there is a plant-based and gluten-free treat that totally delivers in the taste department: this beautiful Holiday Brownie is a chocolate brownie with chocolate ganache and a sweet peppermint flavor.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Have you ever seen a Gingeraffe? Well… now you have! This is a simple gingerbread cookie in the shape of a giraffe with a gingerbread Christmas tree as a backdrop layered with cinnamon and ginger spiced icing with a decorative sugar snowflake on top.
At just $4.99 you’re technically getting two LARGE cookies with this unique treat at The Mara.
Another interesting flavor addition is the Chocolate and Peppermint Cookie Sandwich, made up of two Smoked Chocolate and Spice Cookies with Peppermint Buttercream in the middle.
This treat is also $4.99 at The Mara.
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Don’t forget those Christmas classics! Goodies like Chocolate Peppermint Cookies ($5.19)…
… Linzer Cookies ($5.49) …
… and Gingerbread Boys ($5.49) can be yours at Contempo Cafe!
You can also find the build-your-own gingerbread house kit here again this year.
The kit comes with everything you need to build your own tasty house! The price for the kit is still $35.
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
The festive Eggnog Cupcake is a vanilla cupcake made with eggnog mousse and spiced whipped cream. On top of the Eggnog Cupcake is a white chocolate swirl, edible glitter, holiday sprinkles, and crispy pearls. There’s also a bit of a drizzle of green decorating gel.
You can try it for $5.99 at the Centertown Market Grab & Go.
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We hope you’ll visit this page often throughout the Holiday Season as we continue to add more reviews and celebrate with you as it’s beginning to look — and TASTE! — “a LOT like Christmas” all around Walt Disney World Resort!
Click HERE to see ALL of our reviews of the Holiday Treats from 2020 while we await the 2021 Holiday Season in Disney World!