M&S unveils its Christmas must-haves and the light-up snow globe liqueurs are back and better

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The countdown to Christmas has truly begun and M&S has announced its seasonal collection that’s packed with delicious goodies to make the holiday season all the more merrier.

From scrumptious chocolate to tipples that can help you create a five-star bar experience in the comfort of your own home, we predict that people will be queuing out the doors to get their hands on them.

This festive season, Marks and Sparks wants to help shoppers become their own ‘Marksologists’ with a selection of six ready-to-drink cocktails, and all you need to do is crack out your favourite glassware and pour.

If you’re on hosting duties, these are a dream at €26.50 a bottle, and they include classics such as margarita, golden negroni, espresso martini and aged rum & cacao old fashioned.

© Provided by Evoke.ie M&S’s Christmas Collection 2021 includes the Marksologist drinks, €26.50. Pic: M&S

But fans of the M&S Christmas food drop will be thrilled to know that the brand’s sell-out light-up snow globe liqueurs are back by popular demand.

They’ve been given a glow up this year with a brand new look and flavours inspired by the Nutcracker ballet.

There are two gorgeous flavours including a spiced sugar plum flavour with shimmery edible silver snowflakes along with the new Madagascan vanilla spiced rum liqueur. Can you imagine a dash of these in coffee?

© Provided by Evoke.ie Collection Magic & Sparkle Light-Up Chocolate Box, 345g – €30

And with the snowglobes going down such a treat with shoppers, we now have the first-ever light-up box of chocolates.

This sweet number includes adorable snow-dusted chocolate houses that sit beneath a set of twinkling stars.

© Provided by Evoke.ie Christmas pudding truffles, €9. Pic: M&S

It won’t be long until we’ll all be raiding the chocolate tins in front of the fire and in that vein there is plenty to tempt.

The Magical Mushrooms, what a name, are hand-decorated Belgian milk and golden blond chocolates which have been filled with a rich Piedmont hazelnut praline.

© Provided by Evoke.ie The collection of Belgian chocolate luxury biscuits is one of the most stylish pieces in the M&S Christmas Collection 2021, €12. Pic: M&S

There’s also Christmas pudding flavour truffles, for €9, that are just the perfect blend of a little bit chocolatey, fruity and boozy.

If you are looking for a chic little stocking filler then the luxury Belgian chocolate bites (€12) should be top of your shopping list. We’d buy them just for that stunning box.

© Provided by Evoke.ie Shortbread, €7.50. Pic: M&S

And of course don’t forget the biscuits, the Christmas collection shortbread boxes also come in the shape of Georgian houses.

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