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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.

Double ginger cookies

4.846155

(13 ratings)

If you love ginger nuts, you'll love these American-style spiced biscuits with chunks of stem ginger, dipped in dark chocolate
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Vanilla egg-free marshmallows

5

(1 rating)

These bouncy vanilla marshmallow treats make a great homemade gift and they contain just five ingredients. Perfect for a sweet afternoon pick-me-up
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

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

Melting middle truffles

4.122805

(57 ratings)

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

Homemade raspberry vodka

5

(3 ratings)

Learn how to infuse your own flavoured spirit to give as a homemade gift or mix into cocktails
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Alice in Wonderland wedding cookies

4

(1 rating)

Bake a batch of charming chocolate and vanilla biscuits to celebrate the 150 year anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Cashew caramels

4.5

(2 ratings)

These delicious homemade sweets, with toasted cashews and vanilla bean paste, make a great party nibble or edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Vegan fudge

5

(1 rating)

Adapt this basic vanilla fudge recipe however you like. Top with broken vegan biscuits for a cookies & cream fudge, or dip chunks of fudge in vegan dark chocolate
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons

4.6

(5 ratings)

Serve these gorgeous peanut butter and milk chocolate balls as a party buffet sweet treat, or wrap up as an edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Caramel & whisky sauce

4.25

(4 ratings)

This thick and boozy toffee sauce can be put into jars and given as a gift, or serve a dollop with warming desserts
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Turkish delight vodka

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Infused spirits make great homemade gifts, or store yours in the cocktail cabinet for when guests come calling
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Pistachio & cranberry cookies

4.677085

(96 ratings)

These crunchy, fruit & nut biscuits are sure to be a family favourite - make ahead and freeze, or wrap up for the perfect homemade gift...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple chutney

4.90909

(11 ratings)

Give this tangy fruit pickle away as a gift or keep in your cupboard for a colourful household condiment
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Sweet chilli jam

4.809525

(189 ratings)

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Dried apricot jam

4.5

(2 ratings)

A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Homemade chocolate drops

5

(3 ratings)

Create a sophisticated chocolate box, perfect as a gift for guests at a wedding
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Red onion marmalade

4.42683

(82 ratings)

Soft, sticky onion marmalade - great with pâtés and terrrines or a ploughman's lunch
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Lavender sugar

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Great in shortbread, sprinkled over a sponge or stirred into berries, give jars of lavender sugar as gifts or wedding favours
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Easy chocolate truffles

4.09756

(41 ratings)

Chocolate truffles, beautifully wrapped in boxes, will put a smile on anyone's face – and they're so easy to make...
  • 4 hours and 35 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

Sugar-dusted wedding cookies

5

(8 ratings)

An English, shortbread-based version of the classic Mexican wedding cookie - perfect for homemade wedding favours
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Peppermint candy biscuits

5

(2 ratings)

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

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