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Quick Christmas gift recipes

Make a quick homemade Christmas gift with our clever present ideas. Bake some festive cookies, cook up a pot of 10-minute mincemeat or make a boozy infusion.

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Adapt this festive rocky road however you like. It’s great for using up leftover Christmas sweets and biscuits, and you can get kids involved in making them, too

25 mins
Easy
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Create your own bespoke Christmas gin with our easy recipe, full of fruity flavours and aromatic spices. Give as a homemade gift or try a festive G&T

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Hang these from a Christmas tree or pack them into boxes as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.

22 mins
Easy
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Marshmallows and strawberry laces transform into a snowman in this cute edible gift idea - a hot chocolate kit in a jam jar - perfect family fun

20 mins
Easy
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Fill a glass jar with the ingredients for fruity macadamia and white chocolate chip biscuits and present as a gift

15 mins
Easy
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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
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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
Gluten-free
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This jar of cookie ingredients makes an original gift for a favourite teacher - simply pop in a jar and add a label with the cooking instructions to transform into deliciously fruity, spiced biscuits

20 mins
Easy
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Our homemade Irish cream recipe is delicious over ice and the perfect way to end your Christmas dinner. It also makes a fabulous gift for friends and family

12 mins
Easy
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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
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Looking for something new to go with your favourite cheese? This makes a perfect accompaniment, or a lovely gift

15 mins
Easy
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You can tailor this edible chocolate gift to anyone's sweet tooth tastes by playing around with colours, toppings and sweets you know they'll love

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

25 mins
Easy
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Get the kids involved in making some tasty Christmas treats like our fabulously festive chocolate bark. Great to give as a gift as well

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

10 mins
Easy
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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
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Impress party guests with homemade toffee vodka cocktails. They're easy to make and are a great birthday or Christmas gift for cocktail lovers

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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This quick and simple herb rub can be put into a mill and used to marinade or season meat and vegetables

5 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love making these sweet chewy lollipops decorated with melted chocolate and cake sprinkles

15 mins
Easy
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Get the kids in the kitchen making these chocolate stirrers that you pop into hot milk for a DIY hot chocolate. Experiment with your own flavour combinations

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Fill teabags with spices and tea leaves for a gorgeous bespoke gift. They're a lovely present at Christmas 

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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