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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.
Crusty Homemade Bread
Crackling homemade bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in a few favorites like cheese, garlic, herbs and dried fruits. —Megumi Garcia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Grain-Free Apple Pie Granola
Never Fail Cutout Cookies
Glazed Maple Shortbread Cookies
Mamie Eisenhower’s Fudge
White Velvet Cutouts
We make these cutouts every Christmas and give lots of them as gifts. Last year,...
The Willamette Valley produces a lot of hazelnuts, so this recipe truly represents our neck...
Marbled Orange Fudge
This decadent treat doesn't last long at our house. The Creamsicle flavor of this soft...
Spicy Mixed Nuts
Cumin and chili powder give extra oomph to the classic homemade nut mix. It's perfect...
Cinnamon Almond Brittle
It simply wouldn't be Christmas at our house without this old-time favorite twist on peanut...
Beefy Dog Treats
These healthy, meat-flavored biscuits make perfect “pet” gifts. Don’t forget to leave a few...
If members of your family are of the furry four-legged kind, treat them to these...
Lemon & Rosemary Shortbread Cookies
Lemon and rosemary make these luscious treats a sweet surprise for a few friends. —Malorie...
If you like Neapolitan ice cream, you will devour my fudge version of the vanilla,...
Ginger Dog Biscuits
Treat your or a friends dog to these holiday bones. These biscuits are soft and...
Peanut Caramel Brownie Bites
With their three decadent layers, these brownies are my family's absolute favorite. —Ella Agans,...
Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods
Who doesn't love a steamy mug of hot chocolate on a snowy day? Now you...
Nutty Sticky Bun Candies
Save room on your holiday treat trays for these sweet and salty spirals. Oh, and...
Old-fashioned divinity candy is even yummier with a hint of refreshing orange zest and bits...
Mulled Wine Jelly Candies
I don’t drink alcohol, so after I’ve had company over for dinner, I...
I love the flavor combination of lemon and rosemary. This unique marmalade goes great with...
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Bittersweet Double Chocolate Truffles
Milk chocolate chips enhance the bitter- sweet flavor of these decadent, melt-in-your-mouth treats. Tie up...
Striped Chocolate Popcorn
For a bake sale last year, I wanted to try something different. I’d seen...
Olive Oil Dip
Combine a blend of herbs to create this mouthwatering mix. Plumping the herbs in water...
Tart Cranberry Quick Bread
My mother always made this cranberry bread. I usually stock up on cranberries when they're...