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The BIG List of Handmade Homemade Food Gifts

I love giving things, it’s true, I can’t help it. But I don’t like giving things people don’t need or want, know what I mean? Enter stage left, FOOD GIFTS! Need a foodie gift?? Find over 120 ideas here to make your own. Or PSSSTTTT pass this on to share with your friends and inspire them to give you food gifts this year!

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120+ Food Gifts For Everyone on Your List!

Instead of making the mistake of buying something cheap from a box store, which literally means nothing except “I spent some money on you”, It’s time to get creative with foodie gift making. Make tasty edible gifts for your people!

Jaffa Cake with a bite out of it

And making food gifts had been mostly a hit. My father’s favorite dish? I make it for him every single year. My husband’s very own personal batch of sriracha sauce, a family foodie gift standard! A loaf of perfect bread? Given. Frozen pie crust, homemade and ready to roll, makes an edible gift. A basket-full of breakfast foods all grown on our property? Priceless! A gift bag with vodka, limes, ginger ale, and copper mugs was one

We’re also often the recipient of edible gifts

We’re also often the recipient of edible gifts and we love that even more! Everything for a huge batch of cioppino? GIVEN TO US and we loved that foodie gift! Bags of locally roasted coffee? Priceless. Chocolate bars from the local candy store were enjoyed!

Really the list is endless because one thing we all do is eat.

Best part of making and giving edible gifts?

The person who receives your edible present has NOTHING to dust or keep forever. They enjoy your gift and then it’s gone!

A Foodie gift for Everyone

Make that special person an entire candy box filled with candy just for them like these Malted Milk Balls or Homemade Truffles. They don’t even have to share!

Or the person who loves spicy food would appreciate their very own hot sauce or sriracha.

Or if you want to surprise someone with a classic baked good you’ll find some delish treats here.

If you have someone on a special diet and they’re struggling, you can give them something perfectly suited to them. Now THAT’S a wonderful present.

I’ve separated this list into categories. I think as you scroll through you’ll see how they’re broken down. Have fun and eat well!

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The BIG List of 100+ Edible gifts

I love giving things, it's true, I do and I can't help it. But I don't like giving things people don't need or want, know what I mean? Enter stage left, Edible Gifts!

Let's get SPICY!

This first group is all about bringing the FLAVOR. Whether is homemade seasonongs, extracts, or mixes, you'll find it here.


You'll find mixes and more in this drinks section. There's definitely something for everyone.

Pantry Items

Whether you're stocking the dry pantry or the fridge pantry these gifts will fit the bill. Everything from Bacon Jam to Preserves are coming your way!

Sweet Bites

Candy, fudge, bark, truffles, it's all here! You could grab several recipes and give someone you love a personalized candy box!


Now lets get to one category that hardly needs an introduction, COOKIES. Yes in all caps, I am serious about my cookies.

Baked Goods

Sweet and Savory bread, cakes, pies, and more for giving!

Special Diet Edible Gifts

Here's where I put all the gluten-free, egg-free, special diet recipes so if you need something along those lines they're all in once place!

Savory Edible Presents

I like to give savory gifts, they're a nice change-up from cookies and pies! Here you'll find homemade jerky, pepperoni, and other savory goodies perfect for gifting.

A few more unique edible gift ideas!

These ideas didn't really fit in any other categories so I gave them their own spot because they are worthy of giving!

laura sampson

About Laura

Laura is on a mission to teach modern family oriented women how to make old-fashioned foods new again. A wife and mom of 3 boys, Laura understands the struggles of trying to serve a home-cooked meal each night. She provides recipes and cooking hacks for busy moms to create dishes they may think take more time or skill than they have to make. Read more...

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