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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.

Choc-egg lollies

4

(3 ratings)

Young and old will love these glitzy egg-shaped lollipops made from chocolate sponge cake
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

4.4375

(64 ratings)

You can't beat American-style cookies with big chunks of chocolate and nuts. The perfect grown-up biscuit
  • 27 mins
  • Easy

Spiced beetroot & orange chutney

4.30769

(65 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

Summer spice mix

0

(0 ratings)

Prettily packaged spice mix can double up as place-names for wedding guests
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Pickled pears

4.69231

(13 ratings)

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

Smoky paprika peppers

5

(3 ratings)

A great gift for a dinner party host, or just a tasty snack on their own
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Basic biscuit dough

4.33582

(134 ratings)

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes- experiment with different shapes and flavours
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Forgotten cookies

4.558825

(34 ratings)

What's in a name? Pop these in the oven, forget about them overnight, and you'll have crumbly cookies in the morning
  • 8 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Almond & lemon curd buttons

4.107145

(28 ratings)

Hidden inside these crumbly biscuits lies a heart of lemon curd, giving an unexpected burst of flavour
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Crisp orange shortbread

4.23077

(26 ratings)

Coeliac sufferers need not miss out on sweet treats with this gluten-free melt-in-the-mouth shortbread recipe
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Spanish fig & almond balls

4.75

(4 ratings)

A festive version of Pan de Higo, a dried fig cake that the Spanish traditionally eat with cheese and a drizzle of honey
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Bramble marshmallows

3.857145

(7 ratings)

Good Food reader Natasha Lee gives marshmallows a seasonal twist by adding blackberries, for a sweet, homemade gift
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Baked camembert kit

5

(2 ratings)

The ideal gift for a cheese-lover: a box of camembert to warm in the oven and serve with boozy marinated sultanas
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Prosecco truffles

5

(4 ratings)

Perfect as a homemade gift for chocolate and prosecco lovers. Rich, melt-in-the-mouth chocolate truffles with a hint of our favourite tipple
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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

Strawberry jam

4.857145

(14 ratings)

James Martin's step-by-step guide to making homemade preserve - the resulting jars are ideal for gift hampers
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

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

Spiced meat rub

5

(1 rating)

This quick and simple herb rub can be put into a mill and used to marinade or season meat and vegetables
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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