With Christmas just around the corner, you might be feeling frazzled in terms of last-minute gift ideas. If so, worry no more! Grits and Pinecones and I have teamed up to bring you this Ultimate Easy Holiday Edible Gift Guide. Each of the 24 easy to make recipes that we’ve included are tried and true. Those on your Christmas list will think that you had a kitchen full of elfs helping you put together these awesome treats that actually take minutes to make. Merry Christmas and Happy Cooking!
1. Christmas Swirled Peppermint Bark
Christmas Swirled Peppermint Bark is an easy to make recipe from PudgeFactor that produces an awe inspiring treat that will delight young and old.
2. Easy Chocolate Fudge
Sweeten up your holidays this year with this recipe from Grits and Pinecones for rich, creamy and decadent Easy Chocolate Fudge. Packaged in a Christmas tin, Easy Chocolate Fudge makes a wonderful homemade Christmas gift for those chocoholic foodies in your life and it is also is a perfect hostess gift.
3. Chocolate Christmas Mice
This recipe for Chocolate Christmas Mice from PudgeFactor is just in time for the holidays. The Christmas Mice are sure to bring a twinkle to the eyes of the grown-ups and a smile to the faces of your little ones.
4. Santa’s Crunch
Wow Santa and all of his little elfs with this easy to make recipe from PudgeFactor. Santa’s Crunch is a no-bake treat that combines sweet and salty to produce a perfect edible Christmas gift. It just takes minutes to make, and is sure to put a jingle in all of your Christmas helpers’ steps.
5. Cranberry Infused Vodka
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift to wow those special people in your life? Well, look no further than the super easy recipe from Grits and Pinecones for delicious and festive Cranberry Infused Vodka that will jingle your bells!
6. Easy 3-Ingredient Turtles Candy
With only 3 ingredients, this Turtle Candy is super easy to put together and makes perfect gifts for the upcoming holidays. Don’t however be fooled by the simplicity of the recipe from PudgeFactor. It tastes as good as Turtle Candy that took hours to make!
7. 5-Minute White Chocolate Holiday Bark
The super easy recipe for 5-Minute White Chocolate Holiday Bark from PudgeFactor uses only 3 (maybe 4) ingredients. It makes awesome edible Christmas gifts and is Oh So Good!
8. Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies
Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies, also known as Forgotten Kisses are a sweetly romantic, dreamy, light as a cloud confection from Grits and Pinecones. The recipe for these old-fashioned confections produces irresistible bite-size bits of heaven!
9. Chocolate Billiionaires
The 4-ingredient recipe for Chocolate Billionaires from PudgeFactor calls for surrounding crispy, crunchy caramel goodness with a delicious chocolate coating. One taste, and you will agree that the name is totally appropriate!
10. Chocolate Pecan Toffee Clusters
Chocolate Pecan Toffee Clusters from PudgeFactor use only 4 ingredients and are super easy to make. The recipe for these highly addictive treats makes the perfect edible Christmas gift for those on your Christmas list who have a sweet tooth.
11. Preserved Lemons
Preserved Lemons from Grits and Pinecones make terrific edible gifts for your foodie friends. They will soon become your favorite secret ingredient. You won’t believe how easy the recipe is to make.
12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways
Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways from PudgeFactor are a perfect candy to make for gifts or to satisfy your sweet tooth. The recipe takes minutes to make, with the microwave doing most of the work. One bite and you’ll discover why they are called Meltaways – rich and creamy melt-in-your mouth goodness!
13. Holiday Cornucopia Treats
If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift from your kitchen, look no further than this easy to prepare recipe from PudgeFactor. These adorable Holiday Cornucopia Treats are sure to bring a smile to kids of all ages!
14. Easy 10-Minute Mixed Olive Tapenade
I’ll bet you didn’t know that Olive Tapenade is listed as one of the world’s healthiest foods! Not only that, but you can easily whip up a batch with Grits and Pinecone’s recipe in ten minutes flat. Tie a ribbon around the jar and add a box of crackers or a baguette, put in a pretty basket or gift bag and you have a perfect holiday gift.
15. Southern Candied Pecans
Southern candied pecans are a perfect make-ahead holiday gift for your friends and family. They’re super simple to make with PudgeFactor’s recipe, and stay deliciously crunchy when packaged in airtight containers.
16. Crispy Cheesy Southern Cheese Crackers
These Crispy Cheesy Southern Cheese Crackers are everything a cheese cracker should be: crispy, cheesy and utterly delectable! These flavorful crackers make a wonderful homemade edible Christmas gift. The recipe from Grits and Pinecones produces the ultimate Southern Cheese Crackers.
17. Dark Chocolate Drizzled Caramel Corn
Dark Chocolate Drizzled Caramel Corn using PudgeFactor’s recipe is sweet, crunchy, and totally addictive. This amazing treat will keep for several weeks when stored in an airtight container, if it lasts that long! Better yet, package it in decorative containers for awesome Christmas gifts.
18. Peanut Butter Balls
If you like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, you’ll love these Peanut Butter Balls! The recipe from PudgeFactor uses only 4 ingredients and is super easy to make. Peanut Butter Balls are the ultimate peanut butter and chocolate treat and a perfect candy to give to your holiday foodie friends.
19. Toasted Pecan Snowball Cookie
Packed with a toasted pecans and dusted with confectioners’ sugar, these buttery Toasted Pecan Snowball Cookies are made with a family favorite recipe from PudgeFactor. They make the perfect edible gifts for your loved ones during the holiday season.
20. Easy Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies
All wrapped up like a present with crushed candy canes, Easy Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies are a Christmas dream come true for chocolate cookie lovers of all ages! You can make this delicious treat from Grits and Pinecone’s easy to follow recipe.
21. Make Your Own Vanilla Extract
If you like to give homemade gifts, then look no further – Make Your Own Vanilla Extract! PudgeFactor’s recipe is super simple to make, has no fillers like water, sugar, and coloring (check out the ingredients list the next time you’re in the store), is way cheaper than store-bought, and has a virtually indefinite shelf life. What’s more, it will likely become your most prized gift.
22. Chocolate Covered Roasted Pecans
If you like roasted pecans and chocolate, you’re going to love these easy to make chocolate covered roasted pecans using PudgeFactor’s recipe! Whether you eat them as a snack, or give them as a holiday gift, you will quickly discover that they are totally addictive.
23. Cornmeal Cookies with Tomato Jam
Sweet, savory, and crunchy Cornmeal Cookies with Tomato Jam are the perfect Christmas and holiday appetizer. Grits and Pinecone’s recipe for this Southern treat produces an exceptional substitute for the usual chips and dip party fare, and a much appreciated gift for your favorite foodie friends.
24. Holiday Caramel Chex Mix
If you like caramel corn, you’ll absolutely love Holiday Caramel Chex Mix. It’s made like Caramel corn, using Corn Chex in place of popcorn, but dressed up for the holidays. With PudgeFactor’s recipe for this totally addictive treat, you can make delicious gifts for those special people on your list!
Are you drooling yet? I know that I am just thinking about these easy to make, but utterly delicious Christmas treats.
What’s your favorite holiday edible gift?
Grits and Pinecones and I wish you happy cooking and a very Merry Christmas filled with all of the good things that the holiday brings!