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December 21, 2012

Last-Minute Homemade Christmas Food Gifts

Jars wrapped for gifts of nuts and mustard.

 

I thought I would share some of my ideas for those of you who literally waited for the last minute! These are also wonderful recipes for any time you need a gift for that hard to buy for person. Everyone appreciates something homemade!

Each recipe can be found at the individual link. I haven’t tried them all so I can’t vouch for some but these are some of the best I use and could find.

Bon Appetit and happy gift-giving!

 

all-purpose-spice-rub

Spice Blends and Rubs

BBQ Spice Rub

Rosemary Salt

Ranch Dressing Mix

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Cajun Spice Mix

 

Whipped Buttersvanilla bean whipped honey butter

Cinnamon Honey Butter

Vanilla Bean Whipped Honey Butter

Pumpkin Honey Whipped Butter

Cranberry Cinnamon Honey Butter

Whipped Honey-Maple Cinnamon Butter (paired up with pumpkin cornbread muffins – wow!)

 

Vanilla-Extract

 

Something a little different…

Vanilla Extract

Peach BBQ Sauce

Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Homemade Christmas Coffee Blend

Homemade Pancake Mix

 

 

Vinegars, Oils & Mustardsvinegars

Cranberry Vinegar

Apple Spice Vinegar

English Brown Mustard

Chili Oil

 

HOMEMADE FLAV LIQUORS MAIN

 

Libations

Rosemary Infused Vodka

Limoncello

Holiday Sangria

Irish Cream

Apricot Brandy

Cranberry Orange Liqueur

Lavender Rosehip Liqueur

 

Sweet Somethingsbutter toffee

Candied Lemon Zest

Peppermint Bark

Butter Toffee

Biscotti

The Best Granola

Cinnamon Rolls (From the Pioneer Woman)

 

Natural BeautySpa recipes

Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub

Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Lemon Salt Scrub

Coconut Body Whip

 

 

peppermint hot fudge

 

Jams, Preserves & Sauces

Cranberry Orange Marmalade

Nutella

Dulce de Leche

Peppermint Hot Fudge Sauce

 

 

Be sure to add your favorites in the comments below! I’d love to hear what your favorite food gifts are to give!


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