The album features a mix of traditional Christmas carols (such as "Silent Night Medley"), covers of Christmas themed songs (such as "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" and "Merry Christmas, Baby") and Hanson's own compositions (such as "At Christmas" and "Christmas Time").
Total sales were around 2 million, though 1.2 million of these were sold in the United States. The album both debuted and peaked at position number 7 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album sales chart in December 1997, and was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on December 15, 1997 for shipment of one million copies in the U.S.
The album also had a quick run on the Swedish albums chart and peaked at number 14.