Skip To Content
  • Christmas badge
Updated on Dec 20, 2018. Posted on Dec 16, 2015

19 Homemade Food Gifts That You Can Actually Make

Tasty presents = best presents.

Amy Sefton / BuzzFeed

1. Toasted Cookie Dough

sprinklebakes.com

The only gift I ever want. P.S. It's totally OK to skip toasting the flour. Get the recipe here.

2. Homemade Cookie Butter

abeautifulmess.com

Spreads like peanut butter, tastes like cookies. What's not to like? Get the recipe here.

3. Rosemary Cheese Crackers

buzzfeed.com

So much better than Cheez-Its. Get the recipe here.

4. Salty Dark Caramel

thefauxmartha.com

The best things in life are salty and dark. Get the recipe here.

5. Chai Tea Kit

buzzfeed.com

Bonus points for gifting with a cute mug. Get the recipe here.

6. Peanut Butter Balls

joythebaker.com

These are a surefire way to win any holiday gift exchange. Get the recipe here.

7. Homemade Nutella

buzzfeed.com

Get the recipe here.

8. Salty Olive Oil Granola

buzzfeed.com

Get the recipe here.

9. Mini Brie and Jam Pie

Whoa, this is an awesome idea. Get the recipe here.

10. Chocolate Bark (Three Ways)

Bark may look ~fancy~, but it's actually incredibly easy to make. Get the recipes here.

11. Homemade Tonic Syrup

buzzfeed.com

Get the recipe here.

12. Cinnamon Roll Caramel Corn

damndelicious.net

Amp up the chocolate factor by stirring in chocolate chips after the popcorn cools. Get the recipe here.

13. Chocolate Fudge Brownies With Reese's

halfbakedharvest.com

Get the instructions for jars of fudge brownie mix plus four more homemade gifts here.

14. Microwave Caramels

cookingclassy.com

So easy, yet so impressive. Get the recipe here.

15. Peanut Butter Blondie Kit

buzzfeed.com

Get the recipe here.

16. Homemade Extracts

spoonforkbacon.com

Get the recipes for five different extracts here.

17. Limoncello

alexandracooks.com

Limoncello is just vodka infused with lemon peels and sweetened with simple syrup. So simple, but somehow it's both refreshing and intensely flavorful. Sip it on its own or serve with seltzer. Get the recipe here.

18. Whiskey Caramel Sauce

food52.com

Caramel with a kick. Get the recipe here.

19. Meyer Lemon–Orange Bitters

marthastewart.com

These are perfect for your cocktail snob friends. Get the recipe here.

Want amazing recipes in your inbox twice a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Food newsletter!