Blue Ribbon Homemade Edible Gifts Recipes For Kids

Gifts to Give

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


Oreo Cookie Balls

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

White Chocolate Party Mix

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

Saltine Toffee

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

Give me some sugga! Fudge Cookies

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

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...

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....

Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

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

Fudge Cookies (An Heirloom Recipe from My Family)

By Kathleen Hagood
Since Father's Day is approaching, I have been thinking about my daddy and the recipes we...

Holiday Chocolate Caramel Apples

By Stephanie Van Den Berg
I received one of these as a gift last year and loved it so much I...

Ritzy Pops

By Susan Bartley
I bake for a program at our church called Hopes Table. I love making things...

Incredible Caramel Popcorn

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

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...

Honey Ritz Cracker Sandwiches

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

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...

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...
Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes


We’re not all lucky enough to have fields to grow fresh corn, but thankfully it’s abundant at the market. And while zucchini is one of the most popular summer veggies (even though it’s technically a fruit), I really think corn on the cob ranks at the top. I look forward to enjoying it each summer. […]

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes


Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]

13 Non-Lettuce Healthy Summer Salads

13 Non-Lettuce Healthy Summer Salads


Ever get sick of eating lettuce-based salads? We definitely do. That’s when we turn to these easy, healthy, and refreshing summer lettuce-less salads to change things up! Bursting with summer vegetables and fruits, you’re going to love these flavorful dishes.