Edible Gifts Recipes

Whether you’re making edible gifts for Christmas or need a homemade way to say thank-you, your friends and neighbors will be thrilled with these unique treats.

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    Food Gift Ideas for Holidays, Parties and More

    Stir some of these up as a thank you to your gal pals, a holiday treat for friends or a gift for your new neighbors.

    Air-Fryer Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

    With a ribbon of fresh homemade fruit filling, this homey coffee cake is perfect for breakfast with friends and family....


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    Peppermint Schnapps Hot Cocoa Snowflakes

    Mint and chocolate are perfect partners in these cutout cookies! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor


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    35 Delicious Mason Jar Gift Ideas

    Homemade gifts in a jar are a nice way to show people just how much they mean to you. These...


    Butterscotch Peanut Squares

    These bars, which our family refers to as peanut butter brownies, are delicious! They slice and pack easily making them...

    Bananas Foster Cookies

    I was in a Christmas baking frenzy, trying to decide what to make next. My roommate suggested something with bananas...


    Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

    It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....

    Air-Fryer Cinnamon Almonds

    1 review

    These crunchy air-fryer cinnamon almonds are a spectacular treat to take to a party or gathering. They taste just like...


    Pickled Red Onions

    2 reviews

    Everyone should have a jar of this pickled red onion recipe in their refrigerator at all times. I put them...


    Coconut Nutella Brownies

    1 review

    My parents were coming over for dinner, and I wanted to create a fast go-to brownie. My mom loves coconut...


    74 Food Gifts for Easter

    Give the Easter Bunny a run for his money by gifting these tasty Easter food gifts to friends, family,...

    Rosemary Shortbread Christmas Tree Cookies

    These lovely treats are a traditional part of our Christmas cookie platter. Because the scent of rosemary and the shape...


    Hanukkah Cookies

    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


    Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

    4 reviews

    Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than...


    Holiday Mocha Spritz

    1 review

    When I began to use my spritz press, this was the first flavor combination I tried. It took a few...


    Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

    4 reviews

    Only four ingredients and one bowl are needed for these healthy peanut butter cookies. If you want to make this...


    Grandma’s Scottish Shortbread

    2 reviews

    My Scottish grandmother was renowned for her baking, and one of the highlights whenever we visited my grandparents was her...


    Apricot Mud Hen Cake Bars

    10 reviews

    These mud hen bars have been in my family for generations. My maternal grandmother gave this recipe to my mother,...


    Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

    1 review

    Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...


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    Chocolate Babka

    10 reviews

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...


    Easy Scottish Shortbread

    1 review

    These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one!...


    Oatmeal Caramel Apple Cookies

    15 reviews

    This recipe for caramel apple cookies is a fun twist on traditional oatmeal raisin. These treats are hard to resist!...


    Ginger Blueberry Jam

    2 reviews

    When I was very young, I watched my grandma make this jam in the kitchen. As I sneaked blueberries to...

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    The Best Marinara Sauce

    1 review

    I developed this recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now we like...


    Date-Nut Honey Bars

    The flavor combination here reminds me of baklava—without the hours of work! These bars are perfect for holiday gifts, party...


    Caramel Chex Mix

    2 reviews

    This wonderfully crunchy snack is loaded with cereal, pretzels and nuts—and coated with a not-too-sweet brown sugar mixture. Package this...


    Crackled Cranberry Pecan Cookies

    1 review

    Cranberries, orange and nuts make one of my favorite flavor combinations, and this special drop cookie fits in particularly well...


    Pumpkin Sage Beurre Noisette Cookies

    2 reviews

    In a world of pumpkin spice flavor, these fluffy cookies are my top choice. The infusion of fresh sage gives...


    Butter Pecan Syrup

    3 reviews

    My family loves butter pecan anything, and this recipe is perfect over vanilla ice cream, cake or waffles. It's a...