Food gifts are one of the most popular of the gift-giving season, and almost always one of the most well received. Whether it’s a last-minute gift or just a desire to share something wholesome and homemade with friends and loved ones, this menu is all you need to share awesome food gifts.
Skip the expected boxes of drug store chocolate and tins of stale popcorn; these 14 treats and snacks will truly be unexpected, welcome surprises.
This foodie gift is beautifully shared with wrapped in brown butcher paper.
These bite-sized gems are like a homemade Lara Bar. Fill a Mason jar with the balls and wrap in a ribbon.
Prepare the mix and pour the juice in to clasp-top bottles or re-use wine bottles. Give this gift with a bottle of vodka or tequila.
Pop the popcorn yourself and share the fresh-made treat in tins of your choosing.
Or, gather the ingredients for a fun gift basket they can use to make any time they like.
You can totally customize this treat, and fill a cool old jar or single-serve gift bags for giving.
Use beautiful baking papers and deliver in a basket the recipient can use again!
Nothing beats a homemade pickle, especially one given with love. They keep for about six months, so share them in a well-sealed jar.
The kid in us all will love the chance to reminisce over this homemade version of a dessert classic.
Craft your own Irish cream using coconut milk and real Irish Whiskey and share in a bottle or jar they can keep.
These easily wrap in brown paper, tied with red string, for a simple homemade gift.
No one is turning down a batch of these breakfast treats! Deliver them ready-to-eat in the donut pan to add something extra to the gift.
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More wholesome ingredients than the typical candy cookie, with a presentation that they can’t help but drool over!
This makes a great gift basket, outfitted with real blood orange juice, quality champagne, and a couple of new glasses to toast.
Sweet and decadent and way more interesting than a standard box of chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Photos by Dana Shultz and Kacy Meinecke for DietsInReview.com