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Edible gift recipes

74 Recipes

Homemade gourmet presents for every occasion, from sweets, biscuits, jams and chutneys, to homemade booze and cooking kits.

Bourbon biscuits

5

(5 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

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

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

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

Christmas truffles

5

(2 ratings)

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

Rocky road

3.7

(10 ratings)

An easy chocolate fridge cake with biscuits, marshmallows and nuts that's quick to prepare and great for bake sales and afternoon tea breaks...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

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

Chocolate fudge

4

(5 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

Florentine biscuits

5

(10 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

Easy chocolate biscuits

4.285715

(28 ratings)

Try this basic recipe for fail-safe biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, or adapt it to include nuts, fruit or your favourite sweets
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Savoury biscotti

0

(0 ratings)

Serve these savoury biscotti on a cheeseboard and dunk them in a baked camembert, or our potted cheddar . They make a lovely festive gift too
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Scottish tablet

4.75

(12 ratings)

Make this Scottish tablet as a sweet treat for family and friends – it makes a lovely gift. Tablet is similar to fudge, but with a more crumbly texture...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Potted cheddar with ale & mustard

5

(2 ratings)

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

Turkish delight

3

(6 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

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

Compound gin

5

(1 rating)

Using just a few ingredients, you can create your own bespoke blend of compound gin - equally perfect for presents or your own drinks cabinet
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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

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

Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

5

(3 ratings)

This super-simple slab of swirled dark and white chocolate is studded with chopped mixed nuts and dried fruit - break into chunky shards and pop in a homemade hamper as an edible gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Microwave boozy fudge

4.4375

(16 ratings)

Also known as miracle fudge, this indulgent sweet treat is made in minutes in the microwave, and makes for an ideal last-minute edible gift – no sugar thermometer required...
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

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

Chewy toffees

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Treat yourself to the ultimate sweet treat – chewy toffee. Toffees aren't hard to make, but remember to be careful when you're dealing with very hot sugar...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vanilla fudge

4.81081

(37 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

Elderflower gin

2.25

(4 ratings)

Add a touch of summer to a classic tipple with this delicious elderflower-infused gin. Great for a summer gathering, served with tonic water and lots of ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Funfetti biscuits

3.25

(4 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

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