Indulge this silly season with these luxurious Christmas crackers and bonbons

Treat yourself (and your loved ones) to something a little more luxe this season.

When it comes to setting the table for Christmas dinner, there’s nothing that beats a humble Christmas cracker upon each perfectly polished plate. Christmas crackers and bonbons are an easy way to add festive cheer to your Christmas tablescape, plus, who doesn’t love a good dad joke? 

Traditional Christmas crackers often come equipped with a paper crown, a few tiny trinkets, and the aforementioned dad joke printed on a tiny sliver of parchment that may evoke a few knee slaps across the dining table. However, if you’re looking to turn to a luxe version of the Christmas cracker, then you’re at the right place. 

From handmade Christmas crackers with beautiful prints to Christmas bonbons that are filled with coveted minis from your favourite beauty, home, and lifestyle brands, we’ve found the most luxurious Christmas crackers that deserve a spot at the Christmas table this year. 

The most luxurious Christmas crackers and bonbons to shop in Australia 2023


A Christmas Garden Christmas cracker kit (10-pack), Bespoke Letterpress


If you love making your own DIY Christmas crackers, this gorgeous Christmas cracker kit from Bespoke Letterpress will be right up your alley. This kit has 10 double-sided die-cut wrappers, 10 Christmas cracker snaps, and 10 cardboard reinforcements. It will make for a great family activity during the festive season and you can also fill it with goodies of your choice for extra personalisation.


Christmas Botanical bonbons (6-pack), Adairs


This pack of six bonbons by Adairs is traditional in the sense that the contents within are what you’d expect to receive in a standard Christmas cracker. However, it is the gorgeous detailed botanical print that has us in awe. Welcome friends and family into your home with this Australian-design luxury Christmas cracker that is sure to impress.


Mestige Gold Stardust crackers with Swarovski crystals, THE ICONIC

$58.50 (usually $65)

The definition of luxe, these luxury Christmas crackers from Mestige are filled with sparkling gifts for the entire family. Each cracker holds a premium accessory adorned with Swarovski crystals, along with Christmas cracker classics such as jokes and a hat. 


Kyoto In Bloom Christmas bon bon, Glasshouse Fragrances


For Glasshouse Fragrance fanatics (guilty), this Christmas bonbon is filled with two personal fragrance minis in the ever-so-popular scent Kyoto In Bloom.


Limited-edition Cream Christmas cracker, Jo Malone


Decorate the Christmas dining table with this limited-edition luxury Christmas cracker from none other than Jo Malone. Featuring a gingerbread-inspired design, this cracker is filled with three popular minis – a Poppy and Barley cologne, an English Pear and Freesia body and hand wash, and a Wood Sage and Sea Salt body crème.


Sea shells paper Christmas crackers (6-pack), Selfridges


Featuring an intricate all-over shell print and satin bows, these luxury Christmas crackers from Selfridges are handmade to perfection.


Endota Spa Hydration Duo Christmas bonbon, David Jones


Crack open this beautifully-designed Christmas cracker by Endota Spa and you’ll be greeted with the brand’s best-selling products – a Signature Blend Hand Therapy cream and a hydrating lip balm. Plus, this bonbon features artwork by Xander Holliday that will brighten up any Christmas tablescape.


Native animals Christmas crackers, Freedom


Capture the essence of the unique Australian landscape with these Christmas crackers from Freedom. Featuring a playful native animal design, this set will add a unique and festive flair this season.


Molton Brown Floral & Fruity Christmas cracker, Adore Beauty


Each bonbon from Molton Brown contains four miniature bath and shower gels in the brand’s signature scents. Simply set the table with this floral and fruity Christmas cracker for a delightful holiday treat.

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