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Quick Christmas gift recipes

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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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  • Christmas rocky road served on a platter

    Christmas rocky road

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    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

  • Pieces of salted peanut brittle

    Quick peanut brittle

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Break this salted peanut brittle into shards to decorate puds or give as a gift to a foodie friend. It will keep for several weeks in an airtight container

  • Gin in decanters with orange peel

    Christmas gin

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Christmas cookies with icing on rack

    Christmas cookies

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.58 ratings

    These festive vanilla cookies make a beautiful edible Christmas tree decoration. Or, you could pack them into boxes to give as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.

  • Snow globe hot chocolate

    Snow globe hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.12 ratings

    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

  • Chewy cranberry choc-nut cookie kit

    Chewy cranberry choc-nut cookie kit

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • White chocolate chip fudge

    White chocolate chip fudge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.49 ratings

    Why not make a gift of this indulgent fudge? You can vary it with different types of chocolate to suit different tastes

  • Microwave boozy fudge

    Microwave boozy fudge

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.27 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

  • Apple pie cookie kit

    Apple pie cookie kit

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Florentines on plate

    Quick florentines

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Take a handful of ingredients and create these dark chocolate florentines. They make a delicious treat with your afternoon tea or a tasty homemade gift

  • Irish cream liqueur in bottle and in glasses with ice

    Homemade Irish cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    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

  • Chilli & fennel frosted nuts spilling out of a paper bag

    Chilli & fennel frosted nuts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 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

  • Fig & walnut slice

    Fig & walnut slice

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Looking for something new to go with your favourite cheese? This makes a perfect accompaniment, or a lovely gift

  • White chocolate unicorn bark 2016

    White chocolate unicorn bark

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Triple chocolate cupcake kit

    Triple chocolate cupcake kit

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Chocolate reindeer & snowman bark cut into pieces with gift tags

    Reindeer & snowman chocolate bark

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

    Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Turkish delight vodka

    Turkish delight vodka

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • Baked camembert kit

    Baked camembert kit

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Marzipan cookies with nut topping

    Marzipan cookies

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    These quick marzipan cookies with a hint of cinnamon can be made in just 25 minutes. Leave them plain or add a few chopped almonds for a crunchy topping

  • Chocolate Christmas biscuits on tray with decoration

    Chocolate Christmas biscuits

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    These easy chocolate biscuits are the perfect Christmas treat that both kids and adults will love. Get the whole family involved with decoration

  • Toffee vodka served in martini glasses

    Toffee vodka

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Spiced meat rub

    Spiced meat rub

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Hot chocolate stirrers 2016

    Hot chocolate stirrers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 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

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