Roundup: 12 Homemade Edible Gift Ideas

Roundup: 12 Homemade Edible Gift Ideas

I've rounded up 12 homemade edible gift ideas for Christmas. I wanted to move away from the basic DIY S'mores kits and have included 3 interesting bakes, cordials/teas, jams and savory preserves. There something for everyone, all with a little twist. Carrot Cake Jam? You betcha!  



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Peppermint Stick Cocoa, from Sunset

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Almond Toffee, from My Recipes

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Cowgirl Cookies, from Bakerella


Cordial, Tea and Extracts

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Calming Herbal Tea, from Country Living

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Lemon Cordial, from Yuppiechef

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Homemade Vanilla Extract, from Style Me Pretty


Savory Preserves

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Marinated Goats Cheese, from Country Living

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Homemade Beer Mustard, from BBC Food

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Olive Tapenade, from Taste



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Apple Pie Jam, from Columbus Foodie

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Bacon Jam, from Not Quite Nigella

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Carrot Cake Jam, from Canadian Crafter

So there you are, 12 simple homemade edible gift ideas. Ready, set, cook!


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Matt Allison on Nov 25, 2014:

Hi Vikki,

Ikea have one that is versy similar and under $2 a bottle, it's called the KORKEN. Hope that helps!



vikki on Nov 25, 2014:

All if these sound quite good.I was wondering where you found the bottles that you put the cordual in.I am looking hi and low and can not find them.

Thank you,

Daisy on Sep 28, 2014:

Thinking about making the Apple Pie Jam for my Uncle for Christmas! Thanks for the list.

Matt Allison on Nov 17, 2012:

Hi Danielle, thanks, I hope it motivates you to try your hand at one of them.

danielle.knowles on Nov 17, 2012:


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