Homemade Edible Gifts for Christmas

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With Christmas being just around the corner, you must be scratching your head trying to figure out what presents to get. If you still have not decided on what gifts to get for your friends and family, why not make homemade Christmas edible gifts for the holiday?

Homemade holiday food gifts are always a treat to anyone who receives it. The fact that it is made from scratch means a lot of effort was taken to prepare it – and people really appreciate it.

If you feel attempting to make easy edible Christmas gifts for your family and friends this seasons, I’ve got some really useful Christmas gift recipes for you. Of course, I’ve compiled them from some of my favourite recipe websites. I’d highly recommend you to visit these websites as the recipes there are really good.

Here they are:-

Chocolate Truffles

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Store-bought chocolate truffles can be really expensive to buy. But if you want to give your friends and family these treats anyway, it’s best to make them. Simplyrecipes.com has a really easy chocolate truffles recipe made with minimal ingredients. You’ll be surprised just how fun it will be making them!

Homemade Chocolate Blocks

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Are you a fan of those gourmet chocolates that you get from those fancy shops and market stalls? Perhaps it’s time for you to make your own handmade chocolates! I found this really interesting recipe for making dark chocolate blocks the paleo way at Allrecipes.com. It will definitely be a special treat for your friends and family as you probably won’t find these in any shop around town. It’s healthier to eat too. Great for a guilt-free Christmas!

Florentines

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Do you like to eat fancy cookies? Chances are – many of your friends and family members would love to try different types of cookies during the holiday season. Why not surprise them with some Florentines to light up their Christmas? They’re really easy to make too! If you would like to make these lovely homemade edible gifts, I’d recommend you to try this recipe that was featured at Taste.com.au.

Panettone

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This is a really lovely and tasty bread made especially during Christmas time. I enjoy eating it because of its rich flavour and texture. Although you can buy this in the shops, it may be a little expensive to buy them as gifts. So it can be a good idea to make them yourself! A really good recipe for panettone can be found at www.marthastewart.com.

Caramel Candies

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It’s really hard to find unique candies in the stores nowadays. Almost all the candies in the shops are commercially made and lack in real flavour. For some delicious candy goodness, take up the challenge to make some caramel candies. They’re simply irresistible and would surely bring a smile to your friends and family. A simple caramel candy recipe can be found at www.thekitchn.com.

I really hope you’ll have fun using these homemade Christmas treats. Have I missed anything out? Do you have other favourite edible Christmas treat ideas to share? I’d love to find out.
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays in advance!

References:

http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g1059/homemade-food-gifts/

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/edible-gift

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/collections/christmas+gift+ideas

http://www.popsugar.com/food/Holiday-Edible-Gift-Ideas-12658897#photo-12658897

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/gift-ideas/g403/homemade-food-gift-ideas/

http://www.marthastewart.com/274972/homemade-food-gifts

http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/chocolate_truffles/

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/236212/homemade-melt-in-your-mouth-dark-chocolate-paleo/

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/6849/florentines

http://www.marthastewart.com/352672/panettone

http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-soft-chewy-caramel-candies-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-180832

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