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Food gifts are a lot of fun to make and receive. They can be made to a specific plan or just a last minute idea when you're stumped for what to present. There are lots of fabulously yummy food gifts for all tastes and all occasions and all ages.

1. Dipped Pretzels

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One for the holidays or just snacks any time. Jazz up some pretzels in a suitable color theme for the occasion.DIY food gifts are easy when you have a starting product.

2. DIY Curiously Strong Mints

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Make them in all sorts of flavors.

3. Chocolate Spoons

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You can go to town on these.

4. Layered Cookie Ingredients in a Jar

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Any favorite cookie recipe can be layered in a jar and finished off prettily.

5. Meat Rubs

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Ideal for the man who loves to grill.

6. Homemade Vanilla Extract

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So much flavor. Make for yourself and more to share.

7. Candied Pecans

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Great for Father's Day, thanksgiving or Christmas.

8. Brownie Treasure Box

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Perfect for Valentine's Day or an anniversary.

9. Do It Yourself Brownie

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Of course, a brownie mix is ideal for a recipe jar gift.

10. Giant Gummy Bears

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I never imagined you could make gummy bears at home. Follow the link to the recipe.

11. 10 Minute Hot Fudge Sauce -

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Come rain, come shine, it's always a good time to lavish hot fudge sauce on your ice cream.

12. Flavored Sugars

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Bakers in your life will love these.

13. Chocolate Truffles

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So easy and such fun to make and there's so many ways to dress and package them as gifts.

14. Pomegranate Syrup

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I have been drinking grenadine all summer so far so I will have to try this as a present to myself.

15. DIY Infused Olive Oils

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Pretty, practical and perfectly delicious.

16. Homemade Coffee Syrups!

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Now your gift recipient doesn't have to go to Starbucks for their favorite coffee.

17. Homemade Jam

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Homemade jams and jellies always taste better than store bought.

18. Lemon Ginger Syrup

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Always a great combo and always much welcomed when gifted.

19. Painted Desert Chili Mix in a Jar

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Not all jar recipes are for cookies and cakes.

20. Home-Baked Cookies

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I know home baked cookies are pretty standard food gifts, but not when you present them in an upcycled Pringles can.

21. Spice Tea Mix

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22. Last-Minute Gift

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Unusual!

23. DIY Pancake Mixes

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I would make plain mixes and add little tidbits and flavorings separately unless I was sure my giftee loved a particular flavor.

24. Homemade Limoncello

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Limoncello is a lemon flavored liqueur from Southern Italy.

25. Sweet and Savory Butters

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So many butters. So little time.

26. Chocolate Fruit Bark -

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If you can melt chocolate, you can make chocolate bark.

27. Homemade Marshmallows

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Lovely fluffy, scrummily soft marshmallows. Make tiny one for putting in cocoa and chocolate.

28. Herb Infused Vinegars

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Flavored vinegars make making home vinaigrettes a cinch.

29. Home-made Sweet and Sour Pickles with Dill

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Hand these over with a card extolling the benefits of fermented foods.

30. Marinated Cheese and Olives ~

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A marvelous marinated Mediterranean favorite to munch on.

31. DIY Beer Caramels

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Great male gift - anytime.

32. Apple with Caramel Cream Cheese Dip

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Some food gifts are a little healthy - just a bit.

33. Homemade Bacon Salt

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And some food gifts are not so healthy.

34. Homemade Popcorn Gift

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Assemble your gift recipient’s favorite flavors.

35. Banana Bread in-a-Jar

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Great house warming gift.

36. Crimson Cranberry Chutney

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There's always value in homemade chutney gifts.

37. Grilling Kit with Homemade BBQ Sauce and a Homemade Rub

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Food gifts don't just have to be ingredients or food.

38. Steamer Basket Cheesecake

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A steamer basket isn't a very exciting gift but pair it with a homemade cheesecake (or shop bought one) and it's a whole new ball game.

39. Hot Chocolate Cones

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Just a different way to present one of the most popular food gifts of all time.

40. Candy-Flavored Vodka-

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Have some fun with different candy flavors.

41. Homemade Salsa

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Another food product that always goes down well.

42. Sea Shell Soup in a Jar

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Now that's one impressive meal in a jar.

43. Homemade Lemon Curd

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A change from jam or jelly. A taste from down on the farm.

44. Homemade Caramel and Chocolate Sauce

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Always a gift that will be gratefully received.

45. Pretzel Pencils for Teacher

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Your kids will go to the top of the class when they present teacher with these.

46. Homemade Cookie Dough

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Thinking of the busy mum who doesn't have time to bake, but has time to put dough on a tray to cook? Perfect pressie then,

47. Sweet Bouquet

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All made from yummy fruit!

48. Homemade Rice Mix

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Who doesn't love an easy dinner?

49. Homemade Flavored Salt

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Right on trend for your gourmet friends.

50. Raw Honey Flavored with Essential Oils

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These are best given in sample sizes.

51. Snacks in a Jar

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No bake. No Cook.

52. Seasonal Seasonings

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This selection is of seasonal spices, but they don' have to be.

53. Salty Olive Oil Granola

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Granola is always good in a jar.

54. Infused Vodka

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There are lots of recipes online for flavored vodka.

55. Boozy Fruits

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Fruits in alcohol work well. Try cherries in bourbon and peaches in amaretto.

56. Mulled Wine Kit

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One of the classic food gifts.

57. Fruit Extracts

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There are all sorts of fruit extracts to make.

58. Espresso-Flavored Sugar Cubes

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Coffee lovers will be queuing up to receive these from you.

59. Fruit Messages

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Everyday gifts. Pop one in your kid's lunch box or your lover's brown bag.

60. Fried Chicken in a Jar Kit

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Who doesn't love fried chicken?

61. Oreo Cookies & Cream Spread

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A great way to dole out an Oreo fix.

62. S'mores Kit

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It actually looks kinda classy considering it's s'mores.

63. Sundae Gift Box

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Cute for kids or a summer barbecue or pool party.

64. Bacon Bouquet

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When's it ok to give a man flowers? When the roses are made of bacon, of course!

65. Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

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They don't have to be apricots. Any dried fruits would be brilliant.

66. Honey, Walnut, and Dried-Fruit Topping

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Yummy topping for oats or yogurt.

67. DIY Sugar Cubes

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How sweet. How cute.

68. Baked Camembert Kit

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Cheese fanciers will love you forever.

The simplest food products, ingredients and recipes can make great food gifts - especailly if you invest some time and thought into their presentation.

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