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10 Holiday Food Gifts

From buttery shortbread to rosemary-garlic croutons, these holiday food gifts are a personal (and delicious) way to spread holiday cheer.

By Yankee Magazine

Nov 30 2018

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10 Holiday Food Gifts

Photo Credit : Aimee Tucker
Looking for a unique holiday gift idea? Few things carry as much love as something homemade from the kitchen. From savory croutons to homemade lemon curd, here are 10 holiday food gifts to make this year.

10 HOLIDAY FOOD GIFTS

| Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
Maple Granola
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Maple Granola

For a lovely holiday present, seal a batch of this maple granola in an old-fashioned jar and add a vintage ribbon or a candy cane.
never fail fudge
Never-Fail Christmas Fudge
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Never-Fail Christmas Fudge

An easy fudge recipe that takes the trouble out of homemade. Perfect for the holiday season – or any time!
Spicy Nut Brittle
Spicy Nut Brittle
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Spicy Nut Brittle

This spicy nut brittle made with seasoned mixed nuts is a nice change from regular peanut brittle, and will delight more mature palates.
Caramel Corn
Carmel Corn
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Caramel Corn

Homemade caramel corn takes a bit of time, but is well worth it. It’s especially nice from Halloween through Christmas. Kids love it, too.
| Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
Rosemary-Garlic Croutons
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Rosemary-Garlic Croutons

Rosemary is the herb of choice here, but sage, oregano, thyme, or a combination would also work well. For a special gift, pack these rosemary-garlic croutons in a clear plastic gift bag and tie with a colorful ribbon.
| Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti
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Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti

Boasting the colors of Christmas, these festive cranberry-pistachio biscotti are the perfect edible holiday gift.
| Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
Lemon Curd
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Lemon Curd

This homemade lemon curd recipe is perfect for holiday gift giving. Top jars with colorful fabric and personalized gift tags.
Retro Party Mix | History and Recipe
Retro Party Mix
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Retro Party Mix

The ultimate snack for parties – and kid-approved. Packaged in a decorative container, Party Mix makes a great crowd-pleasing gift.
Bread-and-Butter Apple Pickles
Bread-and-Butter Apple Pickles
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Bread-and-Butter Apple Pickles

These quick bread-and-butter apple pickles are sweet and bright. Serve as a side salad, or on sandwiches and burgers.
shortbread petticoat tails
Shortbread Petticoat Tails
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Shortbread Petticoat Tails

These melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies are rich, buttery, and just plain delicious. Which holiday food gifts are your favorite to give? This post was first published in 2016 and has been updated.