Homemade gifts come from the heart. They are a labor of love to be gifted to those dearest to us. This compilation of 10 Edible DIY Gift Ideas has something for everyone, from granola to caramel sauce. All of the recipes in this list are easy to follow and come together quickly. I have also included packaging suggestions as well.
1. Honey Butter
Easy Honey Butter is delicious on toast, muffins, and biscuits. This recipe is subtly sweet and packed with honey flavor. Package this Honey Butter in a small mason jar. Pair it with a loaf of bread or a box of biscuit mix. *Keep in mind that this Honey Butter should be refrigerated.
2. Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola
This Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola is sweet and full of yummy ingredients like toasted coconut and mini chocolate chips. You can package this granola in a large mason jar. Tie a ribbon or piece of twine around the jar with a cute holiday label.
3. Bread Dipping Oil
This Bread Dipping Oil is packed with herbs and spices. It is magic when paired with fresh sliced bread. Simply break a piece off and dip it into the deliciousness. As a gift, pair a bottle of nice olive oil with the packet of spices (minus the parmesan cheese.) Write out instructions on how to assemble the Bread Dipping Oil. You can even pair this edible gift with a nice loaf of bread, store-bought or homemade.
4. Rosemary Spiced Pecans
When I think of the holidays, I always think of delicious little snacks like roasted nuts. These Rosemary Spiced Pecans are the perfect holiday snack. These are also a great, homemade edible DIY gift! Package them in Kraft paper food storage bags or Flat bottom heat seal sandwich bags.
5. Peppermint Chocolate Chip Brookies
This Edible DIY Gift Ideas compilation would be nothing without some form of cookie. These Peppermint Chocolate Chip Brookies are the perfect holiday treat. This brookie recipe combines the best of brownies and chocolate chip cookies with festive peppermint flavors. Package these cookie bars in a holiday cookie tin with wax paper.
6. Quick and Easy Caramel Sauce
Caramel is good on so many things, which makes this item a wonderful edible gift. This Quick and Easy Caramel Sauce recipe has a rich, buttery caramel flavor. It cooks in a matter of minutes! Pour into a mason jar and tie with ribbon. *Keep in mind that this Honey Butter should be refrigerated.
7. Chocolate Coconut Pecan Granola Clusters
These Chocolate Coconut Pecan Granola Clusters are the perfect packable edible gift. This recipe is modeled after German chocolate cake. These clusters are crunchy, sweet, and absolutely yummy! You can package this granola in a large mason jar. Tie a ribbon or piece of twine around the jar with a cute holiday label.
8. Mini Pumpkin Bread Loaves
Quick Breads are always lovely Edible DIY Holiday Gift Ideas. These Mini Pumpkin Bread Loaves are packed with pumpkin! They make a perfect snack or accompaniment to a cup of coffee or tea. You can wrap these in plastic wrap or holiday cellophane. There are also mini foil tins that you can bake these loaves into!
9. Double Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins
For the health conscience sweet lover, these Double Chocolate Protein Muffins are perfect! Made from protein pancake mix alongside cocoa powder and chocolate chunks. They are the ultimate chocolate treat when you are looking for something that is also nutritious. Place a couple of these into a Kraft paper bag or an airtight wax paper lined holiday container.
10. Homemade Applesauce
There is something truly comforting about Homemade Applesauce, which makes it a lovely gift idea for someone you care about. This recipe is made using only 4 ingredients. Applesauce made from scratch tastes so much better than store-bought. It is a small labor of love that anyone would appreciate. Pour into a mason jar and tie with ribbon. *Keep in mind that this Honey Butter should be refrigerated.