It’s not always easy trying to find perfect gifts for everyone. After all, people like different things. The one thing we have in common however, is food. Compiled here are 12 delicious ideas for food as gifts this season, either packaged in sturdy, attractive jars or simple enough to make for friends and family members at home. Dressed up with bows, ribbons, sprigs of holly, gift tags and other decorative items, these food ideas in jars and mugs go a long way towards showing that you care. Just be sure to make and give these right away!
Christmas Cake in a Jar
The delicious mix of cognac and marzipan creates a taste of the Yuletide Season in this recipe from Ladles and Jellyspoons.
Microwave Berry Cobbler
Domestic Fits puts a new, quick and easy spin on this fabulous dessert for a berry Merry Christmas!
Mini Almond Cheesecakes
Madeleines and cream cheese are transformed into these highly original, tasty almond treats from Baked Bree.
Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie
All it takes is five minutes and a microwave to create this mug-nificent cookie recipe from Sweetest Kitchen.
Lime Coconut Mug Cake
Kirbie’s Cravings brings a tropical touch to the dessert table with this light, zesty and incredibly ingenious recipe!
S’Mores Treats in Mini Mason Jars
This campfire classic from Host the Toast packs all its delicious goodness in a jar and can be devoured anytime, anywhere!.
Oatmeal-Chip Cookie Mixs
A simple yet classy, ready-to-make present for those who love to bake, from Very Best Baking.
(Red Velvet) Cupcake in a Jar
A world favourite in desserts gets a fancy dressing up that’s great for Christmas in this idea from Cakies.
Sweet Potato Mug Cake
Oh My Veggies presents this delightfully healthy cake – perfect for vegetarians or those on a diet.
Apple/Cherry Pie in Jars
For those with more advanced baking experience, this recipe from Cravings of a Lunatic is just the trick.
Peppermint Fudge Cupcake Jars
Christmas isn’t Christmas without peppermint, more so when it’s served in dessert form like this from Our Best Bites!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake
The Novice Chef offers a treat that’s simple, straightforward and utterly delectable in combining peanut butter and chocolate.