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20 DIY Food Gifts for Everyone (Still Left) on Your List

By halfway through the holiday season it’s usually fairly easy to separate your gift-giving list into two groups: the people that were easy to shop for and…everyone else. If you’re like me, finding gifts for close family and friends goes relatively quickly while shopping for less familiar folks takes much, much longer.

Choosing thoughtful gifts for co-workers, hairdressers, housekeepers, teachers and other service professionals can seem overwhelming and expensive. Gift cards seem generic while nearly everything else feels overly personal. In these situations, homemade edible gifts offer a unique solution. They combine the intimacy of handmade, personal gifts with the universal appeal of delicious tasting treats.

Below, we’ve compiled literal soup-to-nuts comprehensive list of edible gifts for everyone left on your list. Time to roll up your sleeves, tie on an apron and start gifting.


1. Cashew Coconut Brittle by Life Is A Party

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2. Peppermint Bark Fudge by Reality DayDream

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3. Homemade Caramel Popcorn by My Heavenly Recipes

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4. Quick & Easy Cinnamon Pretzels by My Heavenly Recipes

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5. Butter Mints by WeatheredFifties

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6. Caramel Apple Pie Pops by Homemaker’s Habitat

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7. Grain Free Spice Cookies by Prodigal Pieces

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8. Buckeye Bars with Shortbread Crust by Lydi Out Loud

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9. Chocolate Chip Jar Cookies by Marty’s Musings

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10. Cinnamon Apple Dip by Upright and Caffeinated

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11. Taco Seasoning Blend by Mom Noms


12. Rosemary Popcorn Snack Mix by 3 Little Greenwoods

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13. Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar by Sustain My Craft Habit

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14. Fall Vegetable Soup by West of the Loop

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15. Easy Homemade Christmas Baileys by All That’s Jas

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16. DIY Peppermint Vodka by Run to Radiance

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17. Cherry Berry Granola by Homemaker’s Habitat

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18. Cranberry Lime Curd by West of the Loop

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19. Raisin Can Bread by Salvage Sister and Mister

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20. White Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti by The Olive Blogger

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