Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

There is nothing quite as heartfelt as a handmade gift. And they are even better when they’re full of yummy goodness.

We have put together for you our top picks of easy to make, delicious recipes for Christmas food gifts.

Minty Chocolate-Dipped Candy Canes

We love how this has turned a simple sugar cookie dough recipe into a Christmas inspired treat. With the cute candy cane shape and the addition of the minty chocolate covering.

homemade gift minty chocolate dipped candy canes
Photo: Woman’s Day

Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels

This is a nice and easy one. Some simple store-bought pretzel sticks are combined with some melted chocolate and sprinkles to create these easy but oh-so-cute treats.

Homemade Gifts Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
Photo: Beyond the Chicken Coop

Reindeer Cupcakes

The kids will love the look of these ones. Just by adding a few simple lollies and pretzels to the top of a cupcake you have yourself some adorable little reindeers.

Homemade gifts Reindeer Cupcakes
Photo: taste.com.au

Christmas Tree Brownies

This is a fabulous Christmas spin on a traditional brownie recipe. They make great gifts or would look great on a platter for a party.

homemade gifts Christmas tree brownies
Photo: Kidspot

Reindeer and Snowman Bark

The kids will love helping to make this fun and festive Christmas bark.

Homemade gifts reindeer and snowman bark
Photo: taste.com.au

DIY Cookie Jars

This makes a great present. Find a pretty jar, layer dry ingredients for cookies. Tie on a card with instructions on how to turn it all into delicious baked goods.

Homemade Gifts DIY Cookie Jars
Photo: Jamie Oliver

Superfood Rocky Road

If you are looking for an option that is a bit healthier than you can’t go past this low-calorie rocky road made with dark chocolate, oven roasted almonds and goji berries.

homemade gifts superfood rocky road
Photo: taste.com.au

Christmas Rocky Road

For a more traditional take on Rocky Road, this Christmas inspired rocky road gets top marks for being the most addictive holiday treat we have had.

Homemade gifts Christmas rocky road
Photo: Taste Made

White Christmas Fudge

This delicious white Christmas fudge is flavoured with rosewater and packed full of delicious dried fruit.

homemade gifts White Christmas Fudge
Photo: Kidspot

Pina Colada Rum Balls

If you are anything like me, the “If you like Pina Coladas” song is now stuck in your head on rotation. We love this summer twist on the classic rum ball recipe with this pineapple and coconut variation.

homemade gifts Pina Coloda Rum Balls
Photo: taste.com.au

Christmas White Chocolate-Dipped Rice Krispie Treats

These make a super easy, super cute, & super tasty Christmas treat.  They’re perfect for a fun little gift or for a classroom Christmas party treat.

Homemade Gift Christmas White Chocolate Krispie Treats
Photo: The Kitchen is my Playground

Red Velvet Cookie Sandwiches

If you love red velvet cake you will adore these cookie sandwiches. Perfect for your holiday cookie tray or handing out to neighbours and friends.

Homemade Gift Red Velvet Cookie Sandwiches
Photo: Life Love and Sugar

Christmas sugar cookies with cream cheese frosting

A nice and simple recipe that is perfect for the upcoming holiday.

Homemade Gifts Sugar Cookies
Photo: Sweet Spicy Kitchen

Christmas Jam

If you want to steer clear of desserts than this Christmas jam would make a great alternative homemade Christmas gift.

homemade gift christmas jam
Photo: A Family Feast

Salted Caramels

Homemade caramels make a fantastic edible gift to give to friends and family – these are sprinkled with sea salt providing a lovely contrast to the sweet caramels.

Homemade gift Salted Caramels
Photo: Delicious Magazine

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Katie is the Managing Director and Editor of Mums of Brisbane. Most days will find her drinking copious amounts of coffee, cuddling her kids and trying not to step barefoot on lego. Katie lives in Beautiful Brisbane with her husband and four gorgeous children.

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