Blue Ribbon Homemade Edible Gifts Recipes

Gifts to Give

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Oreo Cookie Balls

By Shannon Smith
I call theses truffles in disguise. Easy to make and yummy in your tummy as...

Peanut Butter Truffles

By vicky hunt
These are amazing!! Great for parties,socials,and to eat all by yourself while you are reading..OOOOpppss,did i...

White Christmas Fudge

By FREDA GABLE
"Pretty Pretty Holiday candies". There is nothing like a plate full of homemade goodies. Here's a...

Thick and Rich Hot Fudge Sauce

By Wendy Rusch
This hot fudge is so simple to whip up. So yummy on so many things -...

Crock Pot Candy ("Mr. Bud Candy")

By Donna Brown
This is my daughter's recipe that she makes for fund raisers, church, to give away on...

Dee's Kahlua Truffles

By Dee Stillwell
I have expeimented with truffle recipes over the years and this is the final tweaked recipe...

White Chocolate Party Mix

By Amber Franks
This recipe is perfect for sharing!! The recipe makes a lot & there's never any left...

Pecan Pie Balls

By Camille McClendon
The yummiest part of a Pecan Pie with a little kick! I made these for Thanksgiving and...

Baileys Irish Cream Fudge

By Heather M. Baker
This is the creamiest fudge ever and is sure to put a smile in those Irish...

Saltine Toffee

By Candy Ayers
Before I tried this recipe I was skeptical. I mean how could saltines ever turn into...

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (Like Reese's!)

By Mrs D
My daughter loves Reese's cups and she says these taste just like them! With this...

Spicy Peanuts

By Jeanne Benavidez
These are an easy, tasty snack. We love these to snack on when watching TV or...

To Die For Hot Chocolate

By Staci Ojeda
I make this for my family (and friends) every year... it's a huge batch and have...

Give me some sugga! Fudge Cookies

By Darla Hill
My daughter (NYLA 4 ) gives out her kisses very carefully. So my husband came up...

Favorite Coconut Macaroons

By Anne Bruscato Nunez
I love coconut macaroons. The small bit of flour gives them a little more density and...

Walnut Butter Crunch-Annette's

By Annette W.
THE BEST Christmas candy you will ever eat. Aside from being with family and what the...

Pumpkin Crunch Granola

By Linda Farnsworth
Lovely!! Wonderful this time of year! (See my notes for making this low-sugar, if...

Pinulada (Honey Balls)

By Roberta Savio
This is a great hostess gift! My mom would use festive holiday bowls and bring to...

Rocky Road Rockets

By Bobbie Hewitt
I'm sure someone has invented these but just in case, I just did. lol. I was...

Chocolate Pecan Coffee Fudge

By Barbara Kavorkian
Chocolate and coffee go great together. Add a few nuts and you have a great...

Mertzie's Addictive Pretzel Candy Fudge

By Michelle Koletar/Mertz
This is sooooooo yummy!!! You will gobble it up. I always make a double batch.

Peppermint Marshmallows

By Joey Wolf
Need a use for those leftover candy canes? Do you like peppermint cocoa? Try this recipe....

Orange Blossom Balls

By Mary Ann Thompson
My mother always made these at Christmas when I was a kid and for wedding/baby showers....

Chocolate Mint Biscotti

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
This is the basic chocolate biscotti recipe that I have that is so full of chocolate...
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