Tea, Brittle, Olives & Cake: 10 Delicious Edible Gifts

Tea, Brittle, Olives & Cake: 10 Delicious Edible Gifts

Kristen Lubbe
Nov 16, 2010

Every single holiday season I would help my mom make cookies to give away as gifts. She would dedicate several days (usually a few weekends before Christmas) to bake, bake and bake some more. I was always Momma's little helper and I feel as though I have an even greater appreciation for edible gifts now that I'm older.

My mom would make (and still does!) ten different kinds of cookies — all from scratch, of course. As the years have gone by, she's slowly but surely downsized the operation, but she still does it every year. Because this will be the first year I'll be hosting the family in my home, I was thinking of creating some edible gifts that they can take home with them. A little something to remember me and this holiday season by.

Luckily, I unearthed 10 fantastic edible gifts to share:

7 Edible Gifts in a Jar
Break off a Piece! Barks and Brittles for Sharing
Affordable Wines for Gift Giving: Red and Sweet Wines
Gift Idea: Homemade Tea Blends
Chocolate Toffee Matzo Candy
Food Gift We'd Love to Receive: Whipped Brandy Butter
Cake In a Jar
Food Gift: Ethnic Spices and Recipe Ideas
Savory Food Gift: Spiced Olives from Martha Stewart
Spirited Gifts for Cocktail Lovers

What's your favorite edible gift to give?

Related: Holiday Gift Guide: Kitchen Gifts Under $10

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