Cookies, condiments, jams, macarons, potpourri, pickles, snacks — the selection of the best homemade Christmas food gift ideas for your loved ones!
Cookies, condiments, jams, macarons, potpourri, pickles, snacks — the selection of my favorite homemade Christmas food gift ideas that will make your loved ones happy. Make them with love and pack them in a creative way! Additionally, I’ve added four gift ideas for those who enjoy cooking. Dig in!
1. German Christmas Cookies: Lebkuchen
Authentic recipe of the most popular German cookies: spicy, soft and incredibly flavorful. Give them as gifts to your family and friends! Spice mix recipe provided.
German Christmas Cookies: Lebkuchen via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
2. Salted Caramel Cinnamon Macarons
I would be so happy to receive these homemade macarons with cinnamon and salted caramel buttercream filling for Christmas. And who wouldn’t? Impress your loved ones with this wonderful DIY French dessert!
Salted Caramel Cinnamon Macarons via Sally’s Baking Addiction
3. Russian Apple Cinnamon Cupcakes
Tasty and adorable Russian yeast cupcakes with apples, cinnamon and apple pie spices. Great alternative to usual cupcakes!
Russian Apple Cinnamon Cupcakes via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
4. Tkemali – Georgian Plum Sauce & Khmeli Suneli Seasoning Mix
Tkemali is a Georgian plum sauce, perfect for vegetables, grilled meat, fish, seafood and salad dressings. It’s pungent, sweet-sour, aromatic and flavorful. It’s truly one of a kind. It has to be on your Christmas table this year!
Tkemali – Georgian Plum Sauce & Khmeli Suneli Seasoning Mix via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
5. Russian Pryaniki Cookies
A delicious sweet treat with a mint glaze from Russia/Ukraine. Kids love them and you will, too! Moreover, this recipe is butter-free! Get your loved ones a healthy sweet gift this year! The video tutorial makes it easy to make them even if you are a beginner in baking!
Mom’s Pryaniki Cookies via Natasha’s Kitchen
6. Pumpkin Yeast Bread in a Jar
Easy and aromatic pumpkin bread that can be preserved for later. Great homemade gift idea for holidays for your loved ones!
Pumpkin Yeast Bread in a Jar via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
7. Russian Mushroom Caviar
Delicious, easy and healthy vegan appetizer, ready in just 30 minutes. Serve it with rye bread, crackers or Russian pancakes. Put in in jars and give it to your loved ones!
Russian Mushroom Caviar via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
8. Homemade Holiday Potpourri
It makes your home smell like fresh pine, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, vanilla and orange. Give your loved ones a Christmas scent in a burlap bag! Simple and yet amazing Christmas gift.
Homemade Holiday Potpourri via Half Baked Harvest
9. Homemade Green Harissa Sauce
Harissa is a flavorful spicy condiment, used for roasted vegetables, meat, fish or soups. Green Harissa is a real metabolism booster! Moreover, it’s healthy and vegan. Give a jar of this delicious condiment to those who like healthy food!
Homemade Green Harissa Sauce via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
10. Ground Cherry Jam
Mild, sweet and unique taste of ground cherries with a hint of citrus and ginger is paired so well with goat cheese! Make a jar of this jam and give it for Christmas to the ones you love and care about!
Ground Cherry Jam via At the Immigrant’s Table
11. Homemade Tahini Paste: 2 ingredient 5 minute vegan recipe
Homemade Tahini Paste via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
12. Chocolate Dipped Almond Cookies
Perfect gift for a sweet tooth! Make these easy chocolate dipped almond cookies with peppermint and pack them nicely. Use white or dark chocolate and experiment with nuts. Make it for your family and enjoy your Christmas time with these pretty-looking treats!
13. Russian Grandma’s Pickled Tomatoes
Russian-style pickled tomatoes: healthy, delicious and super easy to make. 30-min recipe with dill, bay leaves, parsley, garlic, black pepper and salt. Russian have it on their festive table, so why wouldn’t you? Great appetizer you can give to those who appreciate homemade gifts.
Russian Grandma’s Pickled Tomatoes via Happy Kitchen.Rocks
14. Homemade Taco Seasoning
15. Mocha Granola with Cashews
Have you ever tried to add coffee in your homemade granola? If not, you should. It’s a great gift for coffee and chocolate lovers. Easy mocha granola with cashews is so good with milk or yogurt!
Mocha Granola with Cashews from Rhubarbarians
For those who really have no time to make homemade Christmas food gifts, spice sets, gourmet teas or blenders are good as gifts for those who enjoy cooking. Here are some more ideas for you: