Christmas gift ideas

We have everything you need to make and choose the best Christmas gifts this year, including recipes and homemade hampers and the best shop-bought offerings.

Christmas gift ideas

Give the perfect gift this Christmas with BBC Good Food. We've got homemade edible treats that you can wrap up as part of a hamper, including biscuits, sweets, chutneys and flavoured spirits that you can make ahead. Or, if you're running out of time, we've got plenty of last-minute ideas, too. Alternatively, peruse our shop-bought suggestions to find the best gifts for foodies.
 

Christmas gift guide 2017
Browse our top buys for food lovers, from edible gifts and homeware to novelty stocking fillers.
Christmas gift guide 2017

 

Carluccio's multicolour advent calendar with contents infrontTop 10 Advent calendars 2017
We picked our favourite Advent calendars of 2017 with treats like luxury chocolates, drinks and even breakfast cereals.
Top 10 Advent calendars 2017

 

Best Secret Santa gifts for foodies
If you need to buy a Secret Santa gift, we've got a range of fun ideas for foodies, all under £15.
Best Secret Santa gifts for foodies

 

How to make a Christmas hamper
Read our top tips for festive hamper success, from adding a professional touch to perfecting your presentation and finding the best festive treats to fill it with.
How to make a Christmas hamper

 

Chocolate biscotti in a line on a white surfaceChristmas gift recipes
Gourmet homemade gifts that foodie friends will love - from fiery chilli vodka to DIY chocolate cupcake kits.
Christmas gift recipes

 

Christmas projects for kids
Get creative in the kitchen this Christmas and let the kids cook up a little festive merriment of their own, from spiced and iced Christmas trees to snowball truffles.
Christmas projects for kids

 

How to make a last-minute Christmas hamper
Left your present buying until the last minute? Try our ideas for simple and speedy edible gifts.
How to make a last-minute Christmas hamper

 

Christmas sweet recipesHeart-shaped chocolate peppermint creams on a plate
Forget shop-bought bonbons, our homemade treats are the perfect stocking filler for a sweet-toothed recipient.
Christmas sweet recipes

 

How to make a simple gingerbread house
Don't be daunted, with our step-by-step instructions and downloadable templates you can create an impressive present for a gingerbread lover.
How to make a simple gingerbread house

 

Christmas chutney recipes
The ideal make-ahead present for a cheese or charcuterie lover, chutney adds the perfect finishing touch to a festive spread.
Christmas chutney recipes

 

Marshmallow cubes with striped pink and white wrappingEdible gift recipes
You'll find a homemade gourmet present to suit every taste with our sweet and savoury selection.
Edible gift recipes

 

Gingerbread people with smarties designChristmas biscuit recipes
Delight friends and family with a batch of wrapped homemade biscuits, from cookies and gingerbread to biscotti and shortbread.
Christmas biscuit recipes

 

The best kitchen kit
Visit our review section to find the products you should be buying for food lovers this Christmas.
The best kitchen kit

 

How to make flavoured spirits
Infuse a neutral white spirit such as gin, vodka or rum with complementary herbs, fruit and spices.
How to make flavoured spirits

 

Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes
Stack a hamper high with crunchy treats, which will add a homemade touch to any festive cheeseboard.
Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes

 

Video: How to make fudge
Perfect your technique with our video guide to making mouth-watering white chocolate chip fudge.
Video: How to make fudge

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