When you imagine a lovely candle, you might think of floral or earth tones. But it's Thanksgiving week, and that means we have only one thing on our minds: FOOD! We’re sniffing out a menu of unexpected scents—ones inspired by our favorite meals and sides, of course!
We’re thankful for our Indies who know how to serve up smells both savory and sweet. So grab a seat at the table—these candles smell almost good enough to devour!
These Food-Scented Candles Smell Almost Good Enough to Eat
Maker: Jason Ruby
Order up! Chef Ru, a decorated celebrity chef, brings his kitchen chops into the candle-making studio to fire up a new hotspot for foodies. He handcrafts savory, surprising scents like Pizza, a mouthwatering blend of lively and spicy Italian herbs sure to satiate your sensory appetite.
Everlasting Light Candles (NC)
Maker: Ricky Lambert
No, this Cherry Pie isn’t a delectable dessert—it’s a lifelike candle creation! Irresistibly plump cherries plus a dollop of whip sit on top of a pinched crust. As enticing as it looks, every ingredient is crafted from wax, so put down that fork and grab a match instead!
Candles 4 the Culture (GA)
Sweet Potato Pie
Maker: Demetria Fitzgerald
Sweet Potato Pie is a Thanksgiving feast staple, so it’s no surprise Candles 4 the Culture spins its lip-smacking aromas into a scrumptious seasonal candle. Sprinkles of brown sugar, nutmeg, and a zing of cinnamon join the sweet potato base to warm your space with good pie-brations.
Lumiere Candle Company (CT)
Maker: Kelly Morin
Is there a more magical start to the day than the aroma of sizzling bacon? Lumiere Candle Company jars the brunch crowd favorite into a candle you can enjoy at any hour. Hickory-smoked notes smolder over embers for a candle that smells just like morning's most show-stopping dish.
Lakehouse Candle Co. (MN)
Homemade Apple Pie
Maker: Hannah Sterne & Adriana Ernst
Save room for this dessert-themed delight! Lakehouse Candle Co. slices up heartwarming scents of candy-colored apples, fresh-ground cinnamon, and a dash of clove into a candle reminiscent of a classic homemade apple pie. Buy two—with a scent this tasty, you’ll definitely be in the mood for seconds.
Banana Nut Bread
Maker: Julymert Martinez
Nothing stops guests in their tracks like a loaf of bread fresh out of the oven. But be ready to swat away hungry hands—the finger-licking aroma of Banana Nut Bread is just a candle! Bananas and coconuts stir through the air, lightly kissed by toasted walnuts, clove, and tonka bean.
Winding Wick Candles (TX)
Maker: Tiana Coats
The only problem with this candle is that you’ll have a lot of explaining to do! One light and loved ones will come out of the woodwork, hungry for your fresh-baked buns. Winding Wick Candle serves up more than a hypnotizing scent; it’s also an eye-popping replica topped with fluffy whipped wax and miniature cinnamon rolls.
A Glowing Trend (AZ)
Maker: Carolyn Griffin
Belly up to the holiday bar—let your senses take a sip of the season’s most delicious drink! A Glowing Trend pours Grandma’s Eggnog into a candle jar that flickers with comforting scents of sugar, cream, and, yes, a dash of rum.
Epic Adventure Candle Co. (IN)
Maker: Terra Perry
Join Frodo, Bilbo, and Pippin around the table for every Lord of the Rings fan’s favorite of the day’s six meals: Second Breakfast. Epic Adventure Candle Co. cooks up a blend of fluffy pancakes drizzled with warm maple syrup—even a crunch of bacon.
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- …and get a head-start on your shopping list with our Holiday Gift Guide!