Looking for a special homemade gift for a friend, colleague, teacher, or party host that you can make ahead of all the holiday craziness? Check out this list of easy edible gifts that you can whip up in a snap and easily decorate and give in a mason jar or decorative holiday container!
Easy Edible Gifts – Candy and Sweet Foods
These sweet treats are easy holiday desserts that you can give as mason jar gifts. From chocolate to hard candy you will find a new favorite here!
- Panko Dark Chocolate Bark
- Salted Caramel Corn
- Bourbon Buckeyes
- Ma’s Benne Candy
- Caramel Bugles
- Pecan Log Truffles
- Peanut Butter Pretzel Puppy Chow
- Snacking Chocolate
Easy Edible Gifts – Spice Mixes and Seasoning Blends
Everyone loves a great spice mix, especially one that they don’t have to buy at the store or make themselves. These are my most popular spice blends that will look great in a decorative jar, or even in an empty glass ornament. What a fun easy edible gift that would be!
- All-Purpose Steak Seasoning
- Everything Bagel Seasoning
- Jerk Seasoning
- Southwest Seasoning
- Chai Spice
- Italian Seasoning
- Greek Seasoning
- BBQ Seasoning – my most popular spice mix!
- Pumpkin Pie Spice
- Apple Pie Spice
Easy Edible Gifts – Seasoned & Sugared Nuts
Everyone loves a good bowl of mixed nuts because they are the ultimate finger food. Any of these sugared and spiced nut recipes will make a great addition to your party and a fun trail mix!
- Chili Lime Cashews
- Lemon Thyme Almonds
- Buttery Toasted Pecans
- Crispy Sugared Pecans
- Smoked Paprika Almonds
- Fall Spice Nuts
- Everything Bagel Almonds
- Rosemary Pepitas
- Gingersnap Pecans
- Southwest Pepitas
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Easy Edible Gifts – Snack Mixes
Snack mixes like Chex cereal mixes and other spicy seasoned mixes of chips and crackers make affordable and unique teacher gifts and your coworkers!
- Sriracha Snack Mix
- Redneck Snack Mix
- Jerk Spiced Oyster Crackers
- French Onion Pretzels
- Pan Roasted Chickpeas
- Sriracha Black Pepper Pretzels
- Pumpkin Spice Espresso Pretzels
- Crack Pretzels
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Easy Edible Gift Giving Necessities
Weck Jars – these are the perfect storage containers for your spice mixes. Air-tight and reusable! Plus the cute tulip shape holds a ribbon around the top for easy decorating. This Spice Jar Set is also a great option if you have more than a few friends to give to.
Mason Jars – if you prefer Mason jars, these wide-mouth jelly jars make it easy to fill with your spice blends and stack well in your cabinet or pantry. Also great for all the nut recipes!
Mason Jars – these 32oz jars are perfect for giving your snack mixes and larger batches of nuts.
Snack Bags – Treat bags like these are perfect for wrapping and storing the sweet treats and candy recipes that you want to give.
Bakery Bags – These brown kraft bags are amazing for giving treats. The cellophane window allows a sneak peek at the treats inside.
Ribbon – Decorate or top off your edible gift with some decorative ribbon to match the holiday! A card can be easily attached to the ribbon so no need to buy stickers.
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I hope you found some great options for your holiday gift-giving list. These easy edible gifts can all be made ahead of time, keeping your holiday stress level to a minimum!
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