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Valentine’s gift recipes

Give an edible gift this Valentine's Day with a batch of homemade biscuits or truffles. We've included easy and budget options for the perfect treat.

4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
166 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Great for a bake sale, a gift, or simply an afternoon treat to enjoy with a cuppa, this rocky road is quick to make and uses mainly storecupboard ingredients.

20 mins
Easy
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

These bitesize chocolate treats are an impressive way to end a meal and also make a great gift

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Make these to give as an edible Christmas gift. Made with chocolate, dulce de leche and banana chips, they're all the taste of banoffee pie in one small bite

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These thin and delicate nutty biscuits are delicious served with ice cream or creamy desserts or presented in a gift hamper

35 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try an oat bar with a difference - our version is flavoured with coconut and has a soft and spicy ginger topping

45 mins
Easy
54 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs and 35 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
34 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift

30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Create a sophisticated chocolate box, perfect as a gift for guests at a wedding

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
70 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

27 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These picture-perfect sweet treats make a gorgeous gift for someone special. Create dough cylinders then simply slice and bake the number of biscuits you want.

50 mins
More effort
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Sweet treats for friends and family

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Bake a batch of these moreish manchego and chorizo biscuits to serve as part of a cheeseboard. They make a lovely edible gift at Christmas, too

45 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Wrap these decorative chocolates in cellophane and pack in boxes to give as gifts or simply bring out after dinner to wow your guests

35 mins
More effort
42 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

8 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
233 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These freezable biscuits are completely irresistible and make a great gift for kids to give to teachers or grandparents

35 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Kids can learn to melt chocolate with this simple recipe - a perfect homemade gift

40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Good Food reader Natasha Lee gives marshmallows a seasonal twist by adding blackberries, for a sweet, homemade gift

1 hr and 10 mins
A challenge
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