Homemade Christmas Food Gift Ideas

Christmas Food Gifts to Make Ahead

Holiday Food Gift Ideas

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Put your hands and handiwork into your gifts. Make holiday food gifts from the kitchen—from buttery Shortbread Cookies to Christmas Fruitcake to an easy Buche de Noel.

These simple culinary creations are perfect to give during the holiday season and serve well as hostess gifts, too.

Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti

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Credit: Irina Mos_shutterstock

Spicy Sinterklass Cookies (Speculaas)

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Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Poundcake

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Best Fruitcake Ever

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Credit: James Clark

Buche de Noel

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Christmas Granola

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Gingerbread Boys

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Never-Fail Christmas Fudge

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Credit: kml_shutterstock

Homemade Hot Chocolate With Marshmallows

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Spiced Nuts

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Shortbread

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Cranberry Chutney

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Chocolate Truffles

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Snowball Cookies

Always a favorite at Christmas time, and easy to pack in a pretty gift box.  

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More Food Gift Recipes

White Chocolate Christmas Cookie Gift Box

Sugarplums

Chocolate-Peppermint Bars

Christmas Stollen

If your kitchen’s busy, try ours! Take a peek at the cooking gifts in the Almanac.com General Store!

Wishing you and yours joy (and a few treats!) this Christmas season.

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