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20 Mother’s Day Edible Gift Ideas

This list of 20 Mother’s Day edible gift ideas will show your loving effort to help you mom enjoy her special day. This could show her more effectively how much you appreciate her lifetime of helping you. 

For those who aren’t very creative, there’s always the big box of chocolates, a cake with her name spelled out in icing, a dozen fancy cupcakes, or some gourmet jelly beans. This year, instead of simply buying the usual things for Mom on Mother’s Day, create personally-prepared and unique edible gifts.

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Homemade edible mother’s day gifts

You can make homemade Mother’s Day edible gifts, including seasoning mixes, truffles, scones, cakes, cookies, pies, and candies. You will find below edible gift ideas for mother’s day!

Preserved fruits

If you prefer to prepare sweet preserves for your Mom, instead of vegetables, fill the gift jars with strawberries, raspberries, oranges, or other fruits. Of course, your labels would have to be something like Sweets for the Sweetest Mom in the World.

You can create some wonderful edible gifts for Mom or Grandma. She may not only enjoy eating your preserves, but feel some nostalgia as she remembers the long-ago days when her Mom created her own preserves.

Homemade pickles

Get pickling jars and complete instructions on how to prepare old-fashioned preserves. Choose fresh cucumbers, green tomatoes, squash, cauliflower, miniature corn, or other vegetables—print special labels with some original names—for example, Perfect Pickles for My Perfect Mom

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Pickled cucumbers

Home-frozen homemade dinners

Whether your Mom is a busy career woman or retiree, she’d appreciate a week’s worth of frozen dinners. It won’t be those tasteless 99-cent specials from the supermarket, but high-quality homemade foods she can quickly prepare at the end of a busy day.

Buy frozen dinner containers, and make your Mom seven tasty meals, each containing totally fresh ingredients. If you don’t already know, find out her favourites in meats, poultry, seafood, and vegetables. Keep your Mom’s health needs in mind with your use of salt, spices, and other considerations. Cook them, place in individual dinner servings in the containers, and flash freeze them.

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Plastic containers with prepared meals

Put all seven meals together into a gift box, wrap them together in fancy paper and ribbons, and deliver to your Mom on her special day. Place them immediately in her freezer, so she can use the meals whenever she desires. For the gift card or label, you can come up with an appropriate message, such as A Week of Homemade Frozen Dinners for My Warmly Delightful Mom.      

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20 Edible Gifts to Make for Mother’s Day

20 Mother’s Day Edible Gift Ideas

You can make an easy and yummy customizable gift for your mother. Use this cute free printable with a bath bomb, a book, and a favourite bag of homemade sweets to help treat mom this Mother’s Day.

Edible Gifts: Preserves, Pickling, and Butter

1. What kind of mom doesn’t love a fresh, vibrant peach jam? This canning recipe makes classic peach, vanilla peach, Grand Marnier peach jams! {This recipe is developed without pectin}.

2. This simple and delicious homemade mulberry jam recipe is a tasty gift idea.

3. Overnight Pickled Vegetables – Perfectly pickled vegetables, great for eating alone or garnishing your Bloody Mary!

4. This Instant Pot Apple Butter is ready in a fraction of the time. Mom will love this thoughtful homemade gift.

Edible Gifts: Seasoning Mixes

5. This easy homemade taco seasoning mix comes together in less than 5 minutes and makes the best addition to your favourite Mexican food. So much better than the packaged one!

6. Everyone needs this amazing chicken rub in their spice cabinet! This is a perfect gift for Mom who likes to cook chicken.

7. You will love this easy Homemade Fajita Seasoning Mix recipe that is fragrant, ultra flavourful and made with 7 ingredients you already have in your store cupboard.

Edible Gifts: Desserts

8. Cherry clafoutis is a sweet individual dessert that you can wrap as a gift for Mother’s Day. This is a make-ahead freezer-friendly recipe.

9. These Vegan Chocolate Truffles are the most delicious treat – they’re melt-in-your-mouth silky, super creamy and perfectly sweet. Also gluten-free and refined sugar free.

10. These Mothers Day Dessert Skewers are made with marshmallows and chocolate candy melts. They are a quick and easy treat!

11. These exotic Sugar-free Passionfruit No-Bake Cheesecake Bites are perfect for Spring and make a great food gift! They also freeze beautifully.

Edible Gifts: Snacks

12. She’ll love this homemade Brown Sugar Ice Cream Sundae with No Bake Caramel Popcorn dessert recipe. It’s two homemade gifts in one!

13. These Cupcake Muddy Buddies taste just like a vanilla cupcake with lots of sprinkles and is coated to perfection. You won’t miss cake after you try these!

14. Put that instant pot to use and spoil mom with candied pecans! 

15. Make this coffee shop style keto blueberry scones recipe in less than 30 minutes! Use just 10 low carb ingredients you probably already have in your pantry and follow the easy recipe directions or watch along in the video.

16. These Lemon Meringue Cookies are the perfect bite size treat, while still having the classic pie taste.

17. This French Chocolate Macarons with Toffee Recipe is a sweet and colourful confection filled with ganache sandwiched between two meringues cookies.

18. These sweet coconut macaroons recipe makes the perfect Mother’s Day edible gifts! The bottoms of cookies are also dipped into melted chocolate Simply wrap them in a plastic bags and tie with a bow!

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20 Edible Gifts to Make for Mother’s Day

Edible Gifts: Sauces

19. This sous vide dulce de leche is the perfect sweet treat for the mom in your life! This creamy, caramelized milk is heaven in a jar.

20. This easy Coconut Caramel Sauce is the real deal. It’s ready in just about 15 mins and is the best thing ever.

When you go that extra step for your Mom on her special day, and make her some yummy edible gifts, you can know she’ll appreciate your clever way of showing your love.

I hope you enjoyed these Mother’s Day edible gift ideas as much as I did! Also, check out these Easy Mother’s Day Desserts Mom Will Love recipe ideas!

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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