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Christmas gift recipes

82 Recipes

Why go shopping when you can make Christmas presents at home? We have lots of ideas for gourmet gifts that your foodie friends will love.

Gingerbread stained glass biscuits

5

(1 rating)

Bake these pretty gingerbread biscuits with a stained glass centre as treats at Christmas time with the kids. They make great presents for friends and family
  • 46 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkish delight

4

(2 ratings)

Make your own Turkish delight with our easy recipe. It makes a great gift for Christmas, or just treat yourself to something sweet
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snowflake biscuits

4

(2 ratings)

Bake our snowflake biscuits for a tasty Christmas gift. They're great to make with kids, too. Decorate with fondant icing, silver balls and white sprinkles...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

10-minute mincemeat

0

(0 ratings)

Make your own mincemeat this Christmas – and not just for mince pies. Try it in Chelsea buns or sweet samosas. You could also give jars of it away as gifts...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas truffles

5

(1 rating)

Pop these homemade Christmas truffles in a pretty box if you want to give them as a gift. Kids will love giving them to family and friends
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Potted cheddar with ale & mustard

5

(1 rating)

Make this potted cheddar as a Christmas gift, or serve with drinks, crackers and crusty bread after dinner. Ideal for using up cheeseboard leftovers
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get the kids involved in making some tasty Christmas treats like our fabulously festive chocolate bark. Great to give as a gift as well
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Snowy chocolate crackle biscuits

4.333335

(6 ratings)

Roll balls of dough in icing sugar to give these chocolate biscuits their ‘crackle’ effect. They make perfect presents for kids to make at Christmas time...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate fudge

5

(2 ratings)

Make this moreish chocolate fudge as a sweet treat or homemade gift. Be sure to use a sugar thermometer to achieve the perfect melt-in-your-mouth consistency
  • 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Marshmallows

4

(6 ratings)

Learn how to make fluffy vanilla marshmallows, perfect for a homemade gift, sandwiching in a s'more, or popping into a mug of hot chocolate...
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Cheese & rosemary biscuits

5

(2 ratings)

These savoury biscuits are deliciously cheesy, and are so easy to make. They make a lovely gift. Leave out the rosemary, if you prefer
  • 39 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bespoke martini kit

0

(0 ratings)

Put together a mixology kit as a Christmas gift with everything needed to make the perfect martini, including juniper berries, spices and olives to garnish
  • Easy

Snowman biscuits

4.5

(6 ratings)

Get little ones to help decorate these festive snowman biscuits. You can bake and freeze the biscuits ahead, then bring them out for a winter’s day activity...
  • 1 hour and 14 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bourbon biscuits

5

(3 ratings)

Add some colour to classic bourbon biscuits using pink food colouring. Kids will love piping the filling – and eating them afterwards of course!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chilli & fennel frosted nuts

0

(0 ratings)

Give an edible present this Christmas like these moreish frosted nuts with chilli. Present them in gift bags, or serve them with drinks at a festive party
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Classic nougat

5

(1 rating)

Make nougat as an edible gift, or as a sweet treat to enjoy with family and friends. It's worth investing in a sugar thermometer for making confectionary...
  • 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Hot chocolate stirrers

4.833335

(6 ratings)

We all know a few die hard chocolate fans - make them one of these hot choc stirrers as a gift and they'll never want to use powdered cocoa again...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy

Sourdough starter kit

4

(2 ratings)

For the keen baker, why not give the gift of a sourdough recipe kit? Fill a jar with everything they need and add the final flourishes to make it Christmas ready
  • Easy

Gravadlax kit

0

(0 ratings)

With everything they’ll need to cure their own salmon Scandi-style, this homemade Christmas kit will make an inspired gift for any keen cook...
  • Easy

Florentine biscuits

5

(8 ratings)

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Apple, date & tamarind chutney

0

(0 ratings)

Add tamarind to this chutney for a lovely lip-puckering sourness. Fill a couple of jars and give away to your favourite cheese lovers at Christmas
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Polar bear peppermint creams

4.454545

(11 ratings)

We're in love with these cute minty treats that the kids can get involved in making. If you want a more classic cream, coat pieces in melted dark chocolate...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Funfetti biscuits

1.5

(2 ratings)

Enjoy making these colourful funfetti biscuits with little ones. They make brilliant homemade presents at Christmas time and are great fun to make too
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vanilla fudge

4.8

(35 ratings)

Homemade fudge makes a fabulous gift wrapped up for Christmas or any special occasion. Our recipe for these buttery sweets is well worth the effort
  • 50 mins
  • A challenge

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