They may not be the flashiest, but gifts that come from your kitchen also come straight from the heart. Don’t fret if you don’t have hours to spend–we’ve got holiday recipes that make gifting quick, easy, and more festive than ever. Just a few minutes in the kitchen, and your gift list is a wrap!
Cardamom and pumpkin pie spice combine in these yummy little cakes that make the perfect holiday gift or party favor. You can choose whether you’d like to add icing or drizzle. Just make sure you tie your gift bags or boxes with baker’s twine for that handcrafted feel!
Homemade marshmallows are easy enough to make at home but special enough to give as a gift. These puffy treats have a swirl of peppermint that will add a hint of the holidays whether you add them to cocoa, s’mores, or simply enjoy them straight up.
The secret ingredient in this sweet treat will make you a believer. Mashed potato fudge with a touch of Nutella might seem strange, but the extra-creamy texture speaks for itself. Make it with or without walnuts depending on how much you like a little crunch.
Talk about easy and elegant! If you can chop, you can make this swirly, crunchy holiday bark topped with pistachios and chewy cranberries. Just crack it once it’s cooled and pack in gift boxes to treat the loved ones on your list to something special that you can pull off even on a weeknight.
Whether you make them with real champagne or sparkling cider, these gummy-like treats have a sparkle that’s worthy of your year-end celebration. Add festive party picks, place on a platter, or pop them in a glass of sparkling wine. Skewer them with berries and watch them disappear faster than the clock can strike twelve.
Bake up a batch of these Christmas cookies that will brighten any holiday tradition.