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Christmas gift 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.

12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A lovely homemade gift for wine lovers

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
78 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The perfect gift or an essential Boxing Day condiment. You won't want your turkey leftovers to ever run out while this is in the fridge

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
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42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A festive treat to give or receive

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Treat your guests to an extra special cheese course or give these away as little gifts

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Get these made and in the freezer up to a month ahead, then simply pull them out when you’re ready

50 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Combine salty crushed pretzels with sweet chocolate and raisins to create bite-sized sweets ideal for a gift hamper

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A great gift for a dinner party host, or just a tasty snack on their own

40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
92 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Even the smallest hands can help make these gingerbread men – perfect for Christmas. You can use raisins, sultanas or Smarties to decorate

1 hr
Easy
46 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Why not make a gift of this indulgent fudge? You can vary it with different types of chocolate to suit different tastes

25 mins
More effort
28 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This spiced syrup works equally well for mulled wine or cider. Make a batch ahead of time for entertaining or make up a gift kit for Christmas

35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A Christmassy relish which will keep in the cupboard for up to six months, making it perfect for make-ahead gifts

40 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves to bake - the ingredients for delectable chocolate cupcakes

25 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make chocolate truffles as an impressive accompaniment to after-dinner coffee, or box them up and give them as gifts

35 mins
Easy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An alternative to truffles, these chocolatey bitesize treats contain Maltesers, coconut, marshmallow, cranberries and rich tea biscuits - perfect for making with kids

25 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These sweet treats are a great last-minute gourmet addition to a homemade gift hamper and are fun to make with kids

1 hr
Easy
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve these savoury biscotti on a cheeseboard and dunk them in a baked camembert, or our potted cheddar. They make a…

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
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Make up bottles of festive pink gin to offer as a thoughtful Christmas gift for any gin lovers you know. Serve with tonic, or enjoy with a dash of prosecco

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Make up bottles of marmalade vodka to offer as a Christmas gift for family and friends. It works beautifully in a cosmopolitan cocktail or breakfast martini

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Make these edible snow globes as pretty decorations for your Christmas tree – your fairy lights will shine through the middles, making them look magical!

1 hr and 11 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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Make our fruity, spiced Christmas chutney, which has all the flavours of cranberries and mulled wine. Enjoy with a cheeseboard, or make as a thoughtful gift

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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