Edible Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Julie

Editor-in-Chief

When it comes to holiday gifting, it can be difficult to figure out the perfect present for everyone on your list. But even your trickiest relative will love a homemade treat, straight from your kitchen.

Plus, holiday baking naturally begets a festive mood, relieving holiday stress instead of adding to it. So turn on your favorite tunes, fire up the oven, and dig out your cookie cutters—it’s time to open up a branch of Santa’s workshop in your very own kitchen.

Panettone

Panettone

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The ultimate homemade gift, panettone is a labor of love—but the beauty and flavor of this show-stopping Italian bread is worth every minute of work.

Swedish Christmas caramels

Swedish Christmas caramels

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Caramels with a hint of orange and salt are an elegant and universally beloved treat. Plus, they look adorable when wrapped up in a tin for gifting!

Chocolate-peppermint bark

Chocolate-peppermint bark

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The quickest, easiest present you can make, chocolate-peppermint bark looks great and tastes even better.

German Christmas stollen

German Christmas stollen

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A German classic that’s great with afternoon coffee or as a rich breakfast over the holidays.

Cakey gingerbread hearts

Cakey gingerbread hearts

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Chocolate-covered gingerbread hearts are as cute as they are tasty.

Cinnamon star cookies

Cinnamon star cookies

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Anyone would be thrilled to be on the receiving end of these sweet, spiced cookies.