Blue Ribbon Homemade Edible Gifts Recipes

Gifts to Give

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


Alice's Christmas Jam

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

Almond-Cranberry Quick Bread

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

Baileys Irish Cream Fudge

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

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...

Chocolate Amaretto Almond Truffles

By Barbara Scott
I love making candy at Christmastime and giving it as gifts. I start getting calls...

Chocolate Mint Biscotti

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

Chocolate Pecan Coffee Fudge

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

Christmas Cran-Cider Jelly

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

Christmas Crunch

By Christine Bronston
The perfect mix of sweet and salty!! YUMMMMM

COFFEE LACED GINGER MOLASSES COOKIES

By Barbara Estabrook
My buttery ginger molasses cookie is nicely spiced and a re-make of a molasses cookie...

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...

Crock Pot Christmas Crack

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

Dark Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt Bark

By Darlene Sweet
My niece and I were recently shopping in downtown Nashville, and we stopped into a quaint...

Dee's Kahlua Truffles

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

Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

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

Favorite Coconut Macaroons

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

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...

Give me some sugga! Fudge Cookies

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

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...

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...

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...

Honey Ritz Cracker Sandwiches

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

Incredible Caramel Popcorn

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

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.
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