17 Homemade Edible Gifts for Giving


Food presents and edible gifts to make for neighbors, friends and family are always a hit.  These food present Christmas treats are pictured tutorials or recipe how to‘s for homemade vanilla, fudge, pomegranate jelly, a hot chocolate gift basket, santa hat party mix, fudge sauce, caramels and more!

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1.  Candy Cane Hearts ~ These candy cane hearts are simply adorable!  This fun little recipe is beyond easy.  Literally, hardly any work at all and look how cute they are!!

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2.  Santa Hat Party Mix ~ This fun Christmas snack is the perfect mix to set out for guests during the Christmas season.  Candy coated pretzels and Santa hats mixed with other fun munchies also makes a great gift to give to neighbors this holiday season.

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3.  Foolproof Holiday Fudge ~ This old fashioned fudge not only looks pretty in the package, but absolutely delicious!  The cream and butter are heated with marshmallows to form a sweet and smooth foundation. Everyone will beg for this year after year.

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4.  Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes ~ Baking cupcakes in ice cream cones is a fun alternative to the traditional cupcake wrapper.  These adorable cones are chocolate dipped and sprinkled with red and white cake, Peppermint Joe Joe and Dove Peppermint Bark Candy. You can get creative and do almost any variation.

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5.  Pie in a Jar ~ Step by step instructions on how to make the crust and pie filling for these cute single serving pies.  They would also make the perfect home made gift for any occasion.

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6.  Homemade Fig Bars {Edible Gift}There is something really satisfying about the crunch of seeds as you bite into a fig bar. Learn the secret to making these gorgeous and yummy edible gifts to give this holiday season.

How to make pomegranate jelly

7.  Pomegranate Jelly ~ Homemade jelly is the best companion on toast and butter!  This recipe is time consuming, but so worth it!  The end result is a smooth and sweet reward.

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8. Gingerbread Cookie Mix in a Jar ~ The perfect edible gift for the holiday season!  You can give it to your neighbors, friends or teachers.  A free printable is included.

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9.  DIY Hot Cocoa and Marshmallow Labels ~ Here’s a step-by-step tutorial for making your very own hot cocoa mix and marshmallows! Recipes and photos show exactly how it’s done, plus we have printable labels to help package it all up into a great looking gift—perfect for neighbors, coworkers, and your holiday party hostess.

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10.  Hot Fudge Sauce & Tags ~ A jar of homemade Hot Fudge Sauce can be a lovely gift, especially when given as a hostess gift. It does need to be refrigerated, and should be eaten within a week. So, when invited to a Christmas party this year, just whip up a batch of this sauce earlier in the day, package it up all pretty, and you have yourself a very special gift to give from your own kitchen.

11.  Homemade Vanilla Extract ~ If you’re looking for an easy, affordable and rewarding homemade holiday gift for friends, family or co-workers, whipping up a batch of your own vanilla extract is the perfect solution! After all, with lots of holiday baking on the horizon, vanilla extract will be a welcome (and delicious) homemade gift.

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12.  Candy Cane Blossoms {Edible Gifts}These little Candy Cane Blossom cookies are really easy to make and would be perfect to leave out for Santa with a glass of milk.

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13.  Glittering Holiday Cookie Recipe ~ This cookie recipe provides cookies that are both yummy and oh so beautiful! Perfect for a holiday party or to give a small Christmas gift to friends or family! Grab your sanding sugars because your going to need lots of them to make your cookies sparkle!

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14.  Eggnog Caramels ~ These ooey-gooey-chewy Eggnog Caramels are perfect for a holiday treat or gift. Just eggnog, sugar and vanilla.  So simple.  These will certainly be your holiday candy addiction.  You have been warned!

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15.  Candy Cane Popcorn Bark ~ Erin gives you both the recipe for this yummy peppermint popcorn bark, as well as the printable popcorn bag.  A great gift idea for the whole year – just change up the bag.

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16.  Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops – These marshmallow pops are adorable!  No baking required!  Yay!  You can throw these together in a pinch.  Christmas wouldn’t be complete without candy canes.

17.  Hot Chocolate On A Stick ~ These fun hot chocolate treats are great gifts to give to neighbors and a fun treat to keep around to warm you up on a winter night.  This hot chocolate on a stick is even cuter with the marshmallow star decoration.

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