Share:

Gift Recipes

Homemade food is a thoughtful and personal gift for Christmas. Find gift recipes for candies, cookies, fudge, mixes, muffins and more in this collection of edible gift ideas.

Chunky Fruit 'n' Nut Fudge

Chunky Fruit 'n' Nut Fudge

Chunky Fruit 'n' Nut Fudge

Variations on this fudge are endless, but this recipe is my favorite. Besides five types of chips, it includes everything from dried fruit to nuts. Every bite is packed with flavor and crunch.

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

These treats are such a snap to make, I almost feel guilty serving them. But nobody seems to mind I didn't put in much effort—they just keep coming back for more. —Keslie Houser, Pasco, Washington

Orange Rhubarb Spread

Orange Rhubarb Spread

Orange Rhubarb Spread

This tangy spread is easy to make and tastes especially good on hot, buttered cinnamon toast. The recipe makes enough to have on hand well beyond the growing season. —Betty Nyenhuis, Oostburg, Wisconsin
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Spicy pumpkin perks up these muffins, and cranberries lend a sweet-and-sour tang. Made with wholesome whole wheat, they're great to bring to a brunch. —Lynne Parrish, Phoenix, Arizona

Crispy Peanut Butter Cocoa Cups

Crispy Peanut Butter Cocoa Cups

Crispy Peanut Butter Cocoa Cups

This recipe is fun to prepare with my grandchildren and with no baking involved, it is a perfect summer dessert.—Sundra Hauck, Bogalusa, Louisiana

Door County Cherry Biscotti

Door County Cherry Biscotti

Door County Cherry Biscotti

"When it was announced that dried cherries would be the featured ingredient in the baking competition that year, I experimented with adding them to my recipe. I love the combination of the cherries and the chocolate drizzle."

Pinwheel Mints

Pinwheel Mints

Pinwheel Mints

Both my grandmother and my mom used to make these eye-catching confections as a replacement for ordinary mints. When I offer them at parties, guests tell me the mints are wonderful, and then ask how I created the pretty swirl pattern. —Marilou Roth, Milford, Nebraska

Mixed Nut-Cornflake Brittle

Mixed Nut-Cornflake Brittle

Mixed Nut-Cornflake Brittle

This five-ingredient brittle is one of the best I've made. The recipe is so easy to follow and can be completed in about 30 minutes. Friends ask me for the recipe all the time.

Friendship Coffee Cakes

Friendship Coffee Cakes

Friendship Coffee Cakes

My family and friends always feel treasured when I make this delicious bread for them. They really love its pretty wreath shape and chocolate cream cheese filling. If you only want to make four coffee cakes, this recipe can easily be halved to fit into a regular mixing bowl. Or make it in two batches.

Pine Nut Thumbprints

Pine Nut Thumbprints

Pine Nut Thumbprints

Want to try a variation on the classic thumbprint cookie? Give my recipe a try. I use pine nuts, orange juice and marmalade to create a crunchy, citrusy holiday cookie that everyone likes.

Coconut Chocolate Delights

Coconut Chocolate Delights

Coconut Chocolate Delights

I enjoy cooking and experimenting with recipes. My husband and friends really enjoy this coconut candy, which resembles a popular candy bar.
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT