Give love and joy to your family and friends with delectable edible gifts that will definitely tickle their taste buds and warm their hearts. Take a peek at these delightful ideas for edible gifts and get inspired!
Terrific Edible Gifts Everyone Will Love
Who doesn't love edible gifts and giveaways? Well, don't count me as one of the few because I'll take any edible gift in a heartbeat. With the time and effort put into it to make, you can be sure it's a labor of love. So in these holidays of gratitude and sharing, I would love to give back to my family and friends with edible gifts. Check out these delightful ideas for edible gifts and let's get our gifts personalized.
1. Holiday Baked Gifts In A Jar
We've got not just one, but five assortments of baked goodies in a jar warranted to please your family and friends. Enjoy nice thoughts and well wishes from your recipients with this edible gift complete with printable recipe tags.
2. Parmesan Thyme Crackers
Got friends and family who aren't sweet-tooths? Give these savory parmesan thyme crackers and they'll thank you for satisfying their cravings the healthy way.
3. Soft Salted Caramel Candies
Kids and grownups alike love to snack on sweet and chewy treats like these soft salted caramel candies. Bundle them into neat and lovely packages and they're good to give away.
4. Edible Flower Lollipops
Yes, there are edible flowers and these translucent lollipops are one way to enjoy them. These edible flower lollipops are so lovely, it's a shame to eat them right away.
5. Gin And Lime Marmalade
Good ol' homemade marmalade is hard to come by these days, which is why I won't pass up on an edible gift like this gin and lime marmalade.
6. Maltesers Fudge
Maltesers, milk chocolate and condensed milk make up this easy sweet goodie. This should be perfect to hand out to the kids on Christmas Eve.
7. Cinnamon Honey Butter
What's great about edible gifts is they are usually the specialty of a friend or family member. Make this cinnamon honey butter yours and it will be something your family will look forward year after year.
8. Orange Zest And Sea Salt Bark
These sweet and amazing confectionary concoctions aren't usually available commercially. So your recipients will do anything to get themselves these edible presents from you for the holidays!
9. Chocolate And Date Truffles In Colorful Coating
“Life is also a box of truffles”, and with this edible gift idea, I'm sure every piece is a special surprise. Give these colorful truffles to a loved one to make them feel truly special.
10. Snowflake Pretzels
Show off your baking prowess with goodies that seem store-bought. With just three ingredients, who would have thought these snowflake pretzels were practically effortless?
11. Homemade Spice Mixes
Every foodie and cook will definitely be excited over a gift they can use in the kitchen. This should also be handy for cooks who like their condiments and spices organized.
12. Candy Cane Sleighs
Now isn't this goodie ensemble just cute and adorable? If you're totally cramming right before the big day, this candy cane sleigh will save you.
13. Spicy Gingerbread Vodka
Prepare this flavored vodka recipe now for a really special blend. It tastes better as it ages, which your cocktail-loving friends will appreciate.
14. Slow-Cooker Candied Nuts
Who doesn't love nuts? How about candied nuts? This slow cooker candied nuts in a jar recipe will leave your recipients elated!
15. Raspberry Rose Meringues
Every sweet tooth will have a soft spot for this soft and sweet raspberry rose meringues. Everyone from your littlest niece to your beloved granny will love this delightful treat.
16. Mint Oreo Chocolate Bark
I love this mint Oreo chocolate bark broken into rustic shards. This would make the perfect present for large families who love to snack together!
17. Caramel Cardamom Pearl Jam
Jam is great any time of the year and a good jam should be a treat for both kids and grownups. Give this caramel cardamon pearl jam as a present to a family so everyone can enjoy and thank you.
18. Candy Cane Marshmallow
Remind your friends you care with these candy cane marshmallows that go great with hot chocolate. This will surely take them back to the happy, carefree days of childhood.
19. Canned Tomatoes
What's great with preparing edible gifts is the availability of ingredients in the autumn harvest. No worries over wasted fruit and veggies with ideas such as canning tomatoes.
20. Pickled Okra
Pickled okra is an acquired taste, but I'm sure anyone will appreciate a personalized gift. Let friends have a taste of Southern charm and warmth with specialties from the south.
21. Pickled Cactus
If you're from down South where cactus is abundant, this pickled cactus should be a great gift for your Northerner friends. Wrap them up neatly for your recipients.
22. Fruit Leather
23. Homemade Churros
Snacking on something crunchy and nutty sure pleases hungry tummies. These homemade churros then will surely satisfy your family and friends on long cold days with tea or a cup of coffee.
Take advantage of veggies in-season like cucumbers, which are great for pickling. Pickled veggies are long-storing food items and should be great gifts, like these bread and butter pickles.
This is why we never throw bottle jars away. Your homemade chutney will make nice presents for foodies once neatly packaged in clean jars.
26. Palm Jelly
Jams and jellies stores well, so they make such perfect edible gifts for the holiday. Make yourself some sweet palm jelly and neatly and nicely pack them for gifts.
27. Tomatillo Salsa Verde
The cold seasons are usually marked for family get-togethers with finger foods to enjoy. Give this tomatillo Verde salsa to pair with potato or tortilla chips.
28. Cinnamon Bourbon Cherries
Got an abundance of cherries in your orchard? Take advantage of it and make this edible gift idea of cinnamon bourbon cherries.
29. Cranberry White Chocolate In A Jar Recipe
If you got your hands full with Christmas preparations, an edible gift in a jar will make your life easier. Make your recipient do the rest of the work by giving them the ingredients and recipe in a jar.
30. DIY Hot Chocolate Mix
Anything warm, slurpable, and easy to prepare are in this holiday season. Follow this easy DIY hot chocolate mix gift idea to warm your recipient right up.
31. Flavored Salts
Gourmet salt can be expensive, but you can surprise your foodie family or friend with a gift of flavored salts. We have here not just one, but three recipes for flavored salts for a gift idea this holiday.
32. Chai Tea Mix
I love receiving homemade organic tea kits, especially in the cold holiday season. Delight a friend or family with this thoughtful edible gift of chai tea mix.
33. Herb Honeys
You're definitely special to someone with a gift of herb-infused honey. Make someone special too with this edible gift idea.
34. Christmas Soup In A Jar Gift
Tell a friend or family you care with this friendship soup in a jar gift for Chrismas. Making one's life easier with an instant soup is truly a heart-warming present.
35. Meltaway Christmas Cookies
Last year, I got a jar full of homemade cookies from a friend, and every bite reminded me of her thoughtfulness. This year, I'll return the favor and have these meltaway Christmas cookies melt her heart every time she pops one in her mouth.
Check out this video for more edible gift ideas to give and make these holidays:
There you have it, thoughtful and generous foodies! Edible gifts you can make with love for your loved ones. With these ideas, you'll have your gifts ready in time for the holidays!
Which of these edible gift ideas are you eyeing on to make and give this year? Tell us all about it in the comments section below!
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