{12 days of Christmas} Make it Homemade: Gift Giving Edition

by Kris on December 12, 2012 · 5 comments

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Day three and I have a very special Make It Homemade for you- the gift giving edition! I love giving homemade gifts, especially food gifts. They are fun to make, inexpensive, and loved by all. I’ve posted a few recipes for homemade gifts over the years, as well as some recipes that would make fantastic gifts, they just weren’t marked as so! So I’ve compiled a list of fabulous homemade gift ideas, from Cook Bake Nibble and around the web, to inspire your holiday gift giving!

If you have your own homemade gift links, I’d love you to share them, I’m always looking for great ideas!


Homemade Holiday Gifts

Cookies and candies

peanut butter ginger cookies from cook, bake, nibble

gluten-free gingersnaps from cook, bake, nibble

snow kissed pecan balls from cook, bake, nibble

chocolate bacon bark by gillian young via cook bake nibble

gluten free, vegan walnut fudge from fork and beans

best ever gluten-free chocolate chip cookies from musings of a housewife

cranberry bliss bars from love veggies and yoga

cakes and breads

gingerbread cake from cook, bake, nibble

sweet potato walnut bread from cook, bake, nibble 

fruit cake cupcakes from cook, bake, nibble

cranberry cake (not g-free) from the kitchn

holiday treats

sweet n’ spicy nuts from cook, bake, nibble

cookie butter from the fitnessista

bourbon maple toasted pistachios from lemons & anchovies

natural peppermint bark from oatmeal with a fork

homemade pantry staples

Holiday granola from cook, bake, nibble

cranberry pumpkin pecan granola from cook, bake, nibble

gingerbread pancake mix (not g-free) from cook, bake, nibble

instant hot cocoa mix from cook, bake, nibble

chai tea blend from cook, bake, nibble

salt-free chili blend from cook, bake, nibble

diy vanilla extract from bake at 350

homemade sriracha(!) from farmgirl gourmet

rosemary-infused oil from martha stewart living

homemade natural beauty

peppermint sugar scrub from the idea room

rosemary mint shave cream from food for my family

tinted lip balm from wellness mama

lotion bars from wellness mama

Check out my Christmas Cheer, Do It Yourself and Make It Homemade Pinterest Pinboards for ngoing inspiration!

Do you have any fantastic homemade gift recipes or ideas? Please share!

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Averie @ Averie Cooks December 12, 2012 at 10:41 am

Thanks for linking up my Cranberry Bliss Bars and that opening shot of your gingerbread cookie butter has me craving it!! What recipe did you follow? Trying to find a link….

Kris December 12, 2012 at 2:11 pm

Hi Averie,

Absolutely! I’m going to make a batch for my family this year :)

The cookie butter is the Fitnessista’s recipe– the link is below under holiday treats, and I use my own gingersnap recipe for the cookies!

Gillian December 13, 2012 at 12:09 am

This looks so good!!

Gillian December 13, 2012 at 12:11 am

Where is the gingerbread cookie butter recipe? Sounds amazing!

Kris December 14, 2012 at 6:30 am

The recipe is the Fitnessista’s– linked below, I use my own gingersnap recipe– also below!

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