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42 Of The Best Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas

42 Of The Best Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas

Christmas time is coming! I love being able to show people that I care without spending a ton. Thankfully, food treats make great Christmas gifts. Here are some of the best food gifts for Christmas complete with recipes. Perfect for your holiday gifting needs! Looking for more Christmas planning? Check out my One-Stop Christmas Planning Guide!

Sweet Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas

iced Sugar Cookies Recipe

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies are an oldie but goodie!

Peppermint Bark Cups

Peppermint Bark Cups

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Easy Fruit & Nut Chocolate Buttons

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Fudge is always a great gift. Eggnog fudge…even more so!

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Looking for something with a little more shelf life? Check out this Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar tutorial.

Peanut Butter Crunchies

Looking for a no-bake option? These Peanut Butter Crunchies are the BEST!

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Aren’t these little Marshmallow Penguins adorable?

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I love peppermint EVERYTHING at Christmas. Check out these Peppermint Bark Cookies.

Tall Reindeer Pops - Merry About Town

 

Looking for something cute? Try these chocolate dipped marshmallow reindeer pops. Yum!

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Another great cookie mix in a jar recipe – Choconut Cookies in a Jar 

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Candied Pecans make a great sweet treat!

Caramel Chocolate Saltine Cracker Crunch

Caramel Chocolate Saltine Crunch. Better known as Christmas Crack!

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Aren’t these adorable? Love these Smiling Snowman Cookie Stack.

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These easy chocolate truffles look decadent and delicious.

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Glittery Fun Christmas Cookies

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Love the idea of a jar gift but not interested in cookies? How about Caramel Coffee Mix in a Jar?

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Give a jar of this Southern Jezebel Sauce and your friends will have an easy appetizer ready to go!

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Mmm….I can’t wait to make these. I love peppermint patties, don’t you?

Sweet and Tangy Lemon Cookies

Looking for something a little different? Check out these frosted Sweet & Tangy Lemon cookies.

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Dark Chocolate Mint Truffles

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Mmm….these Oreo Peanut Butter Truffles have me drooling!

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Gifting to an adult crowd? How about these Truffles with a Boozy Twist?

Snickerdoodle Loaf 2

Gift this Snickerdoodle Loaf. It goes great with coffee or tea.

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Easy Coconut Ice 

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Love the Christmas colours in this White Chocolate, Pistachio and Cranberry Fudge.

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This Reindeer Hot Chocolate is adorable!

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Choco-mallow Candy Squares!

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These Caramel Chocolate Sugar Cookies look divine!

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Peanut butter and chocolate = yum! Can’t wait to make these Buckeye Cookies!

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Who knew you could make Chocolate Covered Cherries at home!

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White Chocolate Christmas Pretzels

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Honey Gingerbread Cookies. Aren’t they pretty?

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Double Dipped Chocolate Shortbread

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Salted Caramels

Magic Cookie Bars - Merry About Town

Magic Cookie Bars are my absolute fave. Plus bar cookies are easy to make and share!

Crockpot Apple Butter

Whip up some Crockpot Apple Butter for an easy and delicious gift.

Savoury Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas

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Nuts and Bolts is a classic for a reason! Make a huge batch and package it up for your friends.

Pretzel Bites recipe
Package up some of these Chewy Pretzel Bites for your friends!

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Looking for a non-sweet option? Check out this DIY BBQ box.

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Savoury Cheese Straws are a delicious non-sweet option. Like a cracker, these are a great snack to give!

Chili Salt

Chili Salt

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Make your own Pork Rub in a Jar. Perfect for your favorite bbq aficionado.

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42 Homemade Food Gifts to Give

 

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