Reese's Trees with Pieces are here, and they're the best way to bring in the holidays

Reese's Trees with Pieces are here, and they're the best way to bring in the holidays

It's finally arrived, folks.

Summer came and went in rapid fashion, Pumpkin Spiced Lattes are well and truly here, and we witnessed darkness falling across the land. We could no longer deny that the midnight hour was close at hand. And now, as Mariah Carey blares on speakers at malls, in kitchens and in office, I feel much like Sean Bean in the first season of Game of Thrones.

Winter is coming.

I've got to start thinking about my New Year's plans, I've got to prepare my home for the eventual visit of family, I've got to fish out that hideous Christmas sweater from the back of my wardrobe. But it's not all bad, folks. It's coming to that time of year where nobody cares about summer bodies, where we can eat chocolate every day without a care in the world. What better chocolate to gobble down than the delicious sweet treats on show at Reese's?

So already this holiday season, we've talked a bit about the Reese's advent calendar, where we can count in the 24 days of Christmas with peanut butter cups, Reese's pieces and who knows what else. But let's say that's not enough Reese's for you this holiday - it certainly isn't for me. Well, then - do I have news for you!

Say hello to Reese's Trees - not quite big enough to put your Christmas presents under, but delicious enough to put into Christmas stockings the whole world over. Just imagine a little peanut buttery candy in the shape of a Christmas Tree, with tiny Reese's Pieces embedded into its delicious tree flesh.

What's that, you say? You think it looks less like a Christmas tree than it does a shapeless, amorphous blob? Well, in that case, I'm sorry you feel that way, Ebenezer Scrooge and/or The Grinch, because you're clearly not in the Christmas spirit. Use a little imagination, guys.

But, if you're not convinced by the shape of the Reese's Tree, then pop it into your mouth and let its delicious flavour be all the evidence you need. Those Reese's Pieces will melt in your mouth, the chocolate and peanut butter will blend in perfect fashion, and before long, Christmas will be happening right in your mouth, relaxing on your tastebuds and getting stuck between your teeth.

Okay, everyone; wipe the drool from your mouth, because I haven't even told you how you can get your hands on one yet! In case you're very hard up on cash, you can get an individual tree for about 99 cents, but I highly recommend picking up a six-pack for $3.99. They're a lot better value for money, and you get six of them at a time.

So what are you waiting for? Log onto Amazon and get yourself enough Reese's Trees to last you through a nuclear winter, or put you in a diabetic coma. Whichever comes first.