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
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
Make them in all sorts of flavors.
3. Chocolate Spoons
You can go to town on these.
4. Layered Cookie Ingredients in a Jar
Any favorite cookie recipe can be layered in a jar and finished off prettily.
5. Meat Rubs
Ideal for the man who loves to grill.
6. Homemade Vanilla Extract
So much flavor. Make for yourself and more to share.
7. Candied Pecans
Great for Father's Day, thanksgiving or Christmas.
8. Brownie Treasure Box
Perfect for Valentine's Day or an anniversary.
9. Do It Yourself Brownie
Of course, a brownie mix is ideal for a recipe jar gift.
10. Giant Gummy Bears
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
Bakers in your life will love these.
13. Chocolate Truffles
So easy and such fun to make and there's so many ways to dress and package them as gifts.
14. Pomegranate Syrup
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
Pretty, practical and perfectly delicious.
16. Homemade Coffee Syrups!
Now your gift recipient doesn't have to go to Starbucks for their favorite coffee.
17. Homemade Jam
Homemade jams and jellies always taste better than store bought.
18. Lemon Ginger Syrup
Always a great combo and always much welcomed when gifted.
19. Painted Desert Chili Mix in a Jar
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
Tea for two, or three, or four ...
22. Last-Minute Gift
23. DIY Pancake Mixes
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
Limoncello is a lemon flavored liqueur from Southern Italy.
25. Sweet and Savory Butters
So many butters. So little time.
26. Chocolate Fruit Bark -
If you can melt chocolate, you can make chocolate bark.
27. Homemade Marshmallows
Lovely fluffy, scrummily soft marshmallows. Make tiny one for putting in cocoa and chocolate.
28. Herb Infused Vinegars
Flavored vinegars make making home vinaigrettes a cinch.
29. Home-made Sweet and Sour Pickles with Dill
Hand these over with a card extolling the benefits of fermented foods.
30. Marinated Cheese and Olives ~
A marvelous marinated Mediterranean favorite to munch on.
31. DIY Beer Caramels
Great male gift - anytime.
32. Apple with Caramel Cream Cheese Dip
Some food gifts are a little healthy - just a bit.
33. Homemade Bacon Salt
And some food gifts are not so healthy.
34. Homemade Popcorn Gift
Assemble your gift recipient’s favorite flavors.
35. Banana Bread in-a-Jar
Great house warming gift.
36. Crimson Cranberry Chutney
There's always value in homemade chutney gifts.
37. Grilling Kit with Homemade BBQ Sauce and a Homemade Rub
Food gifts don't just have to be ingredients or food.
38. Steamer Basket Cheesecake
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
Just a different way to present one of the most popular food gifts of all time.
40. Candy-Flavored Vodka-
Have some fun with different candy flavors.
41. Homemade Salsa
Another food product that always goes down well.
42. Sea Shell Soup in a Jar
Now that's one impressive meal in a jar.
43. Homemade Lemon Curd
A change from jam or jelly. A taste from down on the farm.
44. Homemade Caramel and Chocolate Sauce
Always a gift that will be gratefully received.
45. Pretzel Pencils for Teacher
Your kids will go to the top of the class when they present teacher with these.
46. Homemade Cookie Dough
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
All made from yummy fruit!
48. Homemade Rice Mix
Who doesn't love an easy dinner?
49. Homemade Flavored Salt
Right on trend for your gourmet friends.
50. Raw Honey Flavored with Essential Oils
These are best given in sample sizes.
51. Snacks in a Jar
No bake. No Cook.
52. Seasonal Seasonings
This selection is of seasonal spices, but they don' have to be.
53. Salty Olive Oil Granola
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
Fruits in alcohol work well. Try cherries in bourbon and peaches in amaretto.
56. Mulled Wine Kit
One of the classic food gifts.
57. Fruit Extracts
There are all sorts of fruit extracts to make.
58. Espresso-Flavored Sugar Cubes
Coffee lovers will be queuing up to receive these from you.
59. Fruit Messages
Everyday gifts. Pop one in your kid's lunch box or your lover's brown bag.
60. Fried Chicken in a Jar Kit
Who doesn't love fried chicken?
61. Oreo Cookies & Cream Spread
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
When's it ok to give a man flowers? When the roses are made of bacon, of course!
65. Chocolate-Dipped Apricots
They don't have to be apricots. Any dried fruits would be brilliant.
66. Honey, Walnut, and Dried-Fruit Topping
Yummy topping for oats or yogurt.
67. DIY Sugar Cubes
How sweet. How cute.
68. Baked Camembert Kit
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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