Blue Ribbon Homemade Edible Gifts Recipes

Gifts to Give

Delight family and friends with homemade Christmas gifts from your kitchen!


Jul 4, 2020

Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

By Rosemarie Zub
This recipe was from my mom. I would watch her as a child make these cookies...
Apr 4, 2020

Thick and Rich Hot Fudge Sauce

By Wendy Rusch
This hot fudge is so simple to whip up. So yummy on so many things -...
Apr 4, 2020

Chocolate Pecan Coffee Fudge

By Barbara Kavorkian
Chocolate and coffee go great together. Add a few nuts and you have a great...
Feb 1, 2020

Pumpkin Crunch Granola

By Linda Farnsworth
Lovely!! Wonderful this time of year! (See my notes for making this low-sugar, if...
Feb 1, 2020

Pinulada (Honey Balls)

By Roberta Savio
This is a great hostess gift! My mom would use festive holiday bowls and bring to...
Oct 4, 2019

Walnut Butter Crunch-Annette's

By Annette W.
THE BEST Christmas candy you will ever eat. Aside from being with family and what the...
Oct 24, 2018

Favorite Coconut Macaroons

By Anne Bruscato Nunez
I love coconut macaroons. The small bit of flour gives them a little more density and...
Oct 23, 2017

Crock Pot Christmas Crack

By Angie Webb
This is one of the easiest recipes that I make during the holiday season and everyone...
Oct 10, 2017

Almond-Cranberry Quick Bread

By Linda Moore
Cranberry and almond flavoring are wonderful together, especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
Sep 5, 2017

Honey Cashew Butter (Plain or Crunchy)

By Cathie Valentine
I have bought cashew butter at the grocery store, but do not like the price for...
Aug 17, 2017

White Chocolate Party Mix

By Amber Franks
This recipe is perfect for sharing!! The recipe makes a lot & there's never any left...
Jul 19, 2017

Spicy Peanuts

By Jeanne Benavidez
These are an easy, tasty snack. We love these to snack on when watching TV or...
Jul 11, 2017

Incredible Caramel Popcorn

By Tamara Bonneru
I spent years trying to find that perfect caramel corn recipe and finally gave up because...
Oct 18, 2016

Santa's Hot Cocoa Mix

By Lori Borgmann
This is the best instant hot cocoa mix I have ever tasted!! I think the...
Oct 11, 2016

Christmas Cran-Cider Jelly

By Sheri Zarnick
Cranberries, apples, and oranges - officially the good cheer fruit of Christmas. These wonderful flavors blended...
Oct 11, 2016

Honey Ritz Cracker Sandwiches

By Linda Faye Lober
Another spin on a classic Christmas theme. The peanut butter and honey make it taste like...
Oct 4, 2016

Alice's Christmas Jam

By Alice C
I'm not sure where this recipe originally came from - I have tweaked it over the...
Oct 4, 2016

Chocolate Mint Biscotti

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
This is the basic chocolate biscotti recipe that I have that is so full of chocolate...
Aug 30, 2016

Best of Show Dixie Peanut Brittle!

By Lori Harbin-Combs
This recipe won a blue ribbon for me at the county fair and I have sold...
Jul 19, 2016

Spicy Snack Mix

By Julie Rupprecht
Some recipes call for dill which we didn't care for. Others for more cayenne pepper which...
Jun 21, 2016

Give me some sugga! Fudge Cookies

By Darla Hill
My daughter (NYLA 4 ) gives out her kisses very carefully. So my husband came up...
Dec 8, 2015

Snowballs (White chocolate cookie butter balls)

By Cathie Valentine
I have recently discovered that I am allergic to peanut butter (and maybe all nuts-which kills...
Oct 29, 2015

Rocky Road Rockets

By Bobbie Hewitt
I'm sure someone has invented these but just in case, I just did. lol. I was...
Oct 21, 2015

Twizzler's @ Almond Bark

By Linda Faye Lober
Back in the 70's I went into a Topsy's, at the Antioch Shopping Center. There...
A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus

A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus


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17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes


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