12 Days of Christmas Ideas – Best Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

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It’s day two of the 12 Days of Christmas Ideas Series and it’s my turn to share! And since everyone loves a good homemade baked gift, I’m sharing 12 Best Homemade Christmas Food Gifts. And shhh…don’t tell, but these are super easy to make too! 

12 Best Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

Every day from December 1-12th one of the blog hosts will be sharing a new collection of Christmas Ideas. That’s a total of 144 wonderful Christmas Ideas to make your holiday season easier and fun! Some of our topics include Decor, DIY, Organization, Food, Games and so much more! So make sure you check back and subscribe to the blog so you don’t miss a thing! If you missed yesterday’s post on Christmas Party Games, you can find it here

Meet The Hostesses

12 Days of Christmas Ideas Hostesses

Shirley of Intelligent Domestications ~ Erlene of My Pinterventures ~ Lindsay of Crazy Organized

Michelle of Our Crafty Mom ~ Stephanie of The Tip Toe Fairy ~ Lorelai of Life With Lorelai

Katie of The Organized Dream ~ Amanda of The Kolb Corner ~ Marie of DIY Adulation

Megan of C’mon Get Crafty ~ Sara of Twelve On Main ~ Kim of Made in a Day

Day 2 – 12 Best Homemade Christmas Food Gifts12 Best Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

 #1 Homemade Peanut Brittle

Cincy Shopper ~ Homemade Peanut Brittle

This Homemade Peanut Brittle only takes 7-ingredients, one pot, and a baking sheet! It’s such an easy treat to prepare, but oh so tasty!


Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Mini Loaves

Kleinworth & Co. ~ Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Mini Loaves

Red velvet cake is one of my favorite cakes ever! And Gina at Kleinworth & Co. made it even better by adding chocolate chips and a sweet glaze – yummiliciousness!


Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

The Kolb Corner ~ Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake

Did you say dark chocolate and peppermint? I can’t think of any better combo that chocolate and peppermint for the holiday season. But what makes this even better….it’s made with cake mix and pudding for a super moist cake that easy to make!


Dried Fruit & Nut Clusters

My Pinterventures ~ Dried Fruit & Nut Clusters

Skip the fruitcake and go for this dried fruit and nut clusters instead. The combination possibilities are endless and you can customize the fruits and nuts to suit just about anyone. Oh, and did I mention these make great on-the-go treats too?!


Christmas Chex Mix

Princess Pinky Girl ~ Chex Mix Christmas Crack

I haven’t met a Chex mix that I haven’t liked and this one is no exception. It’s the perfect sweet-n-salty mix with a peppermint twist!


Maple Walnut Fudge

Intelligent Domestications ~ Maple Walnut Fudge Recipe

Why pay and arm and leg at those specialty candy shops for fudge when you can make it yourself?! Shirley at Intelligent Domestications shares her husband’s recipe and his tip for a flavorful maple walnut fudge.



Mostly Homemade Mom ~ Crockpot Roasted Sugared Pecans

I don’t think a homemade food gift can get any easier than this Crockpot Roasted Sugared Pecans from Mostly Homemade Mom. This treat only takes 5-ingredients and can be made in a crockpot!

#8Double Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Lil’ Luna ~ Double Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Pretty, double pepperminty, cookies…enough said. Put these cookies in a nice tin container or gift bag for a beautiful food gift presentation.


Sugar Cranberries

Life with Lorelai ~ Sugared Cranberries and Cranberry Syrup

Want to gift something different? These sweet-n-tart sugared cranberries make a wonderful tasty and festive treat.


M&M Cookie Bars

No. 2 Pencil ~ M & M’s Christmas Cookie Bars

Don’t want to mess with making individual cookies? Make this M & M’s Christmas Cookie Bars recipe and have it ready in under an hour!



OMG Chocolate Desserts ~ Candy Cane Pie

This pie is gorgeous and would make a beautiful food gift. The crust is made from Oreo cookies and the filling is a peppermint and cream cheese combo.



Meatloaf and Melodrama ~ Easy Peppermint Mocha Cookies

Don’t want to spend a ton of time baking cookies? Dee at Meatloaf and Melodrama shows you how to make peppermint mocha cookies from a cake mix that looks like it came from a bakery.

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12 Days of Christmas Ideas

I hope you enjoyed this round-up of the best homemade Christmas food gifts. Be sure to check back every day now through December 12th for more exciting new Christmas ideas!

Now, go get your holiday baking on!

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