Christmas gifts

Christmas gifts recipes

65 Recipes

Gourmet gifts your foodie friends will love.

Funky fudge

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Don't stick to standard flavours for homemade fudge - try these combinations of sweet with salty and zesty with fiery black pepper
  • 50 mins
  • A challenge

Chorizo jam

5

(3 ratings)

This moreish savoury jam would make a great edible gift in a hamper - spread on toast or crackers, or serve with runny egg yolks
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Chestnuts in Cointreau & orange syrup

0

(0 ratings)

These chestnuts in scented syrup are delicious spooned over ice cream or whipped cream and mascarpone for a seasonal treat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bitter chocolate truffles

0

(0 ratings)

These bitesize chocolate treats are an impressive way to end a meal and also make a great gift
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Nutty chocolate crunch

4.708335

(18 ratings)

Turn all those nuts, biscuits and chocolate from Christmas into these delicious tiffin bites, great for gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Sugar-dusted snowflake cake

0

(0 ratings)

Give your Christmas cake a stylish and professional finish this year with this sparkling decoration idea
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Reindeer cupcakes

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(0 ratings)

Kids will love making these cute Christmas cupcakes from Planet Cake
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Peppermint candy biscuits

5

(1 rating)

These heart-shaped cookies with a crunchy mint filling are fun for children to make and give as a present
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Fruity biscotti

4.872

(125 ratings)

The perfect make-ahead gift, these will keep for up to a month after baking and look really impressive
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Chilli vodka

4.57143

(7 ratings)

This fun gift takes just a few minutes to prepare, perfect for adding some kick to a Bloody Mary, or just enjoying over ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Apple & cranberry chutney

4.57986

(72 ratings)

Chutneys are fantastic presents because they really improve with age and go brilliantly with Christmas cheeses and cold meats
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced arancello

4.541665

(24 ratings)

If you're a fan of the Italian liqueur, limoncello, try this Christmassy version made with oranges and spices...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Sugar-dusted vanilla thins

4.73684

(19 ratings)

Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet thins make a perfect treat
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Snow-topped holly cakes

4.882355

(17 ratings)

This square Christmas cake is cut into two loaf-shaped cakes, so you can give one to a friend
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Spiced beetroot & orange chutney

4.221775

(62 ratings)

Serve this vividly coloured chutney with cheeses and cold meats - great to give as a gift, too
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Festive jammie dodgers

4.125

(16 ratings)

Another great gift idea from Tana Ramsay. These jammie dodgers get the nostalgia flowing and are great for the kids to help out with too
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Chunky chocolate nut bars

4.4

(5 ratings)

Adding cinnamon to basic vanilla shortbread lends these bars an extra Christmassy fragrance
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Pickled pears

4.613635

(11 ratings)

A stylish and gorgeous treat, spooned out of the jar with a little of the syrup
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Lemon star biscuits

5

(1 rating)

Gorgeous, edible decorations for the Christmas tree which will delight your children
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Snowball truffles

3.80769

(26 ratings)

Festive fun for the kids, these snowy truffles are great to give as gifts and fun to make in school holidays
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caramelised nuts

3.615385

(13 ratings)

A moreish treat that can be a little addictive. These nuts are so yummy you'll need to make double
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Mulled wine kit

5

(11 ratings)

A lovely homemade gift for wine lovers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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