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38 Best DIY Food Gifts

Maybe it's not a flat-screen TV, but everyone's gotta eat. These make great party favors or a nice gift for a party host.

1. Cupcake Baking Kit

the36thavenue.com

Be sure to include pretty baking cups, every kind of sprinkle imaginable, a tiny booklet of recipes, a squeezable icing bottle, and a frosting spatula. Stuff it all into the cutest lunch box you can find.

2. Bread in a Bottle

3. Ice Cream Sundae Kit

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Include waffle cones, waffle bowls, jars of caramel and chocolate sauce, tiny bags of chocolate chips, nuts, and loads of sprinkles.

4. The S'Mores Kit

5. A Jar of Homemade Bacon Salt

notquitenigella.com

Get the recipe here.

6. Martini Kit

7. Chai Tea Mix

thekitchn.com

Be sure to include a mesh tea ball! Make the mix with this ingredient list. You can reuse many of the ingredients for mulled wine.

8. Mulled Wine Kit

bbcgoodfood.com

Fill a 7"x7" square of cheesecloth with ground ginger, cinnamon sticks, fresh nutmeg, and cardamom pods and tie with twine. Include a bottle of wine and an orange pegged with cloves.

9. Toffee Blondie Mix

bhg.com

Get the ingredients here.

10. Set of Homemade Seasonings

100daysofrealfood.com

Try this recipe for a spicy dry rub. Reuse some of the same ingredients to make taco seasoning. This ranch seasoning recipe is undoubtedly more garden-y fresh than the store-bought kind.

11. Christmas Macaroon Mix

bhg.com

Get the full recipe here.

12. Homemade Vanilla Extract

100daysofrealfood.com

"Simply slit two vanilla beans down the middle, drop them into 375ml of vodka (I used the red Smirnoff) and within a few weeks you will have infused pure vanilla extract that someone can use in all sorts of recipes." From 100 Days of Real Food.

13. Red Velvet Cupcake in a Jar

mycakies.com

Get the full instructions here.

14. Christmas Chex Mix

midwestliving.com

Get the recipe here. Include sprinkles!

15. Box of Hot Chocolate Truffles

yourcupofcake.com

Drop in a mug of hot milk. Get the recipes here.

16. A Jar of Cinnamon Honey Butter

aliciashomemaking.com

Get the recipe here.

17. Christmas Cookie Dough

countryliving.com

Get the recipe here.

18. Adult Hot Chocolate Kit

19. Mirthful Christmas Party Kit

lovelypackage.com

Create your own by including a set of craft beers, handmade coasters, and vials of glitter and confetti.

20. Home-Baked Cookies in a Revamped Pringles Can

21. A Bottle of Cranberry Lime Vodka

fancynapkin.blogspot.com

Get the recipe here.

22. Homemade Dog Treats

thekitchn.com

Get the recipe here.

23. Candy-Flavored Vodka

scarymommy.com

You could use candy canes or Red Hots, too. Just soak the candy of your choice in a mason jar of vodka for two days.

24. Sugar Sets

countryliving.com

Get the easy recipes here.

25. The Adorable Breakfast Kit

countryliving.com

This one includes a cast-iron skillet filled with cornbread, some homemade orange marmalade, and honey butter.

26. Caramel Nougat Cheesecake in a Jar

theprettyblog.com

Find the ingredients here.

27. Apricot Brandy, Topped with a Christmas Ornament

countryliving.com

Get the recipe here.

28. Candy Cane Pops

notsoidlehands.blogspot.com

Melt chocolate between two candy canes.

29. Easy Cake Pops

celebrationsathomeblog.com

This recipe uses refrigerated pie crust and only requires two ingredients.

30. Slices of Pie, Distributed in This Printable Box

asubtlerevelry.com

Just print out the template and fold!

31. Fruit Leathers in a Rustic Wooden Box

roostblog.com

Try this recipe for a raspberry vanilla fruit leather. Feel free to add liquor and nuts as well.

32. Spice Bundles for Apple Cider

marthastewart.com

According to marthastewart.com: "Cut cheesecloth into two 6-inch rounds; layer. In center, place ½-inch cinnamon stick, 1 star anise, 2 pods cardamom, 4 black peppercorns, and ¼ teaspoon cloves. Tie with twine. Set several in tin, and tie with bow and holly sprig."

33. Cute DIY Candy Jar

minted.com

Get the full directions here.

34. A Grilling Kit

countryliving.com

This recipe for bourbon whiskey BBQ sauce is undoubtedly Christmasy. Include a tin of homemade BBQ rib.

35. A Large Box Filled with Maple Bacon Popcorn

36. Compound Butters

thefromagette.com

Get the recipes for all five flavors of compound butter here.

37. Pretty Bottles of Infused Vodka

realsimple.com

America's Test Kitchen has a great step-by-step guide on how to make your own infused vodka. Also, alcohol infusers do exist, if you plan on regularly using infused vodkas in your own cocktails.

38. Homemade Dark Chocolate Nutella Baking Chips

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Package 'em up by themselves or include with other baking supplies. Get the recipe here and learn how to make your own Nutella in the process.

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