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I love making food gifts for friends around the holidays; it’s the perfect answer for people who are hard to shop for, it’s fun, it’s inexpensive, and you get to lick the bowl! Here are a few recipes that caught my eye as I was trying to decide what to make this year, but check out the CRAFT blog archives in the past few weeks for more foodie thoughts (like those tasty-looking candied orange peels). You can also look at the Edible Giftable guide I wrote up last year.

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If candy canes are good, wouldn’t homemade candy canes be even better?? Try it and see! (You’ll need a friend for the pulling of the candy, but surely that’s part of the fun.)

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In case you don’t like your teeth (or you love your dentist), toffee is totally the way to go. I like Elsie Marley’s toffee recipe since she and I must be kindred spirits. I am addicted to toffee!

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My family makes cookies for our neighbors every year, and I must admit that they look like they were still done by little kids. These gorgeous Christmas cookies on Design*Sponge from Caroline Swift really take things to the next level (there’s also a recipe for winter cherry brownies and champagne sorbet, so don’t miss this one)!

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I’m putting lemon curd on this list because it’s the edible gift I want to receive! I absolutely love lemon curd but never make it myself. Maybe it’s time to start…

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If you’re just not a baker, maybe this is the edible giftable for you! This candy garland from Whip Up is a great way to use up some pretty yarn scraps and add some flair to your holiday decorations or presents.
Happy holidays, everyone!