These Edible Christmas Gifts make simple and delicious presents. The perfect homemade touch for friends, coworkers, teachers and more this holiday season!
*Originally published Dec 2017. Updated Dec 2022*
Let’s talk about homemade edible Christmas gifts! If there’s anything I love more than getting presents, it’s giving presents! Something about it just makes me so happy.
Edible Gifts For Christmas
The past few years I’ve really gotten into homemade gifts, specifically edible ones. Since I always seem to be in my kitchen anyways, I might as well kill two birds with one stone, right? A couple of years ago I revamped a bunch of my old recipes to show you just how perfect they are for edible gifts!
Tons of these recipes are from my very early blogging years so if you haven’t been reading since 2010/2011 so you might not even KNOW about all this deliciousness.
Hopefully, this roundup will inspire you if you’re looking for some easy homemade edible Christmas gifts this year for friends, coworkers, teachers, neighbors, etc! Most of these recipes could easily be doubled or tripled. And then you can package them up in cute bags or boxes and spread a little edible cheer!
Ready to check them out?!
Homemade Edible Christmas Gifts
Graham Cracker Toffee Squares
This Graham Cracker Toffee Squares recipe is a Christmas cookie tray staple! Everyone will love this classic dessert and it’s the perfect quick, easy holiday treat!
Sweet and Spicy Almonds (or Mixed Nuts)
A lightened-up, healthier version of your favorite candied nuts- with a kick!
Almond Flour Butter Cookies
These Almond Flour Butter Cookies are made with just five simple ingredients and are so easy to make! The gluten-free recipe makes one dozen cookies – the perfect addition to your holiday cookie trays!
Puppy Chow Almonds
These Puppy Chow Almonds are a fun twist on a classic treat. The nuts add an extra boost of protein and healthy fats, making it perfect for a special snack or dessert!
An easy-to-assemble gift-in-jar that’s perfect for friends, teachers and coworkers. Who doesn’t like a big bowl of treats smothered in white chocolate?
Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Snack Mix
The perfect balance of spicy and sweet, this Popcorn Snack Mix is healthier than traditional Chex mix and highly addictive. Make a batch and package into little bags to give to teammates, teachers, bus drivers and more.
No-Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bites
These No-Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bites are simple, healthy and ready in minutes. This gluten-free recipe would make a great addition to your holiday cookie tray!
A healthy twist on traditional Buckeyes, this recipe adds chickpeas to the peanut butter mixture for lots of fiber!
No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bars
A homemade, no-bake version of your favorite store-bought peanut butter protein bar, without all the crazy ingredients. If you have a fitness-loving friend, they’d love these.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles
These Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles are the perfect holiday dessert. Made with just four simple ingredients, they’re easy to make and deliciously rich. Roll them in graham crackers or drizzle with chocolate to make them a little fancier!
Just like the holiday cookie you love, this granola is filled with the flavors of molasses, ginger, allspice and cloves and is delicious by itself or sprinkled over plain yogurt with fruit.
Gingerbread Protein Balls
A taste of the holidays that make the perfect post-workout snack. Feel festive for the whole month of December – and beyond!
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Christmas Edible Gifts
Need more ideas? Try:
- Gift in a jar – anything from pancake mix to soup mix to cookie mix with the dry ingredients already assembled.
- Homemade compound butter
- Canned goods\
- Homemade vanilla extract
- Simmer Pot Kit
- Spice Mixes
- Chocolate covered pretzels
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I haven’t given many baked goods as presents, but I did do a baking mix one year and that was a big hit. I did like the look of the different items layered in the mason jar.
I think the spicy popcorn might be a nice gift, sometimes you get faced with so many sweets, it’s nice to change things up.
Jennifer M. Bell says
I adore these concepts!! Lindsay, you are wonderful.