Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

| November 26, 2019 | 12 Comments

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Does it feel like you always have more and more people to shop for? Do you want to get something for your neighbors and your coworkers? What about those people that show up with unexpected gifts? The kitchen is the best place to create Christmas gifts. Whether you make candy, truffles, cupcakes, cakes, or cookies, you’re sure to get a smile from those that receive them!

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen
Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

DIY Baked Gifts

There are so many great treats you can make for Christmas gifts. You can even make several different things and then create baskets of treats. For example, you might make some chocolate covered Oreos, sugar cookies, and candy bark and split the treats among several tins. In one afternoon, you can create gifts for a lot of people.

Yule logs, cheesecakes, and even bundt cakes are amazing things to make for those that you want to give something more to. Place the cake in a pretty container and deliver in the days leading up to Christmas. Not only will they enjoy the gesture, but they’ll love that they have one less dessert they have to make for their friends and family that will be visiting!

Freeze Your Baked Goods

If you love to bake, spend a bit of time in the weeks leading up the big day doing what you love. You can freeze many baked goods for later. Cookie dough, for example, can even be frozen and baked as needed. This allows you to make your cookies ahead of time and bake them fresh right before giving.

Below you’ll find a number of great Christmas gifts from the kitchen. If you’re looking for new ideas, you’ll love these suggestions. What are your favorite treats to give out at the holidays? Do you make candy, cookies, or something else? Share your favorites below so that everyone can discover even more ideas for what to make!

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen
Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

1.Easy Cranberry Peppermint Holiday Bark - Urban Bliss with

2.Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake Recipe - Mom Foodie

3.Vegan Caramel Chocolate Turtles - Avocado Pesto

4.Gingerbread Snowmen Cake Pops - Chica Circle

5.Silvia's Christmas Cake Balls - The Inspiration Edit

6.Bouche de Noel Yule Log - Platter Talk

7.Peppermint Brownies - Cincy Shopper

8.Christmas Chocolate Layer Bars - The Kitchen is My Playground

9.Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe - Sugar and Soul 

10.Cranberry Sauce Topped Eggnog Cheesecake - 4 Sons "R" Us

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Category: Desserts, Food, Recipes, Snacks

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. 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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  1. Shirley says:

    These are all nice recipes that I would love to make The vegan carmel chocolate turtles look delicious

  2. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    What a lovely collection, I especially like the Gingerbread Snowmen Cake Pops.

  3. krisha4444 says:

    those gingerbread snowman cake pops are too adorable. totally want to make those for my girls christmas

  4. Sandra Dufoe says:

    My daughter loves to make homemade gifts for the aunts and uncles.

  5. Calvin says:

    The freezing idea is a good one, lovely assorted recipes here!

  6. Sandra Dufoe says:

    My daughter loves to make homemade gifts these are some great ideas for her to use.

  7. Shirley O says:

    All of these recipes look so delicious. They would make excellent hostess gifts. The Easy Cranberry Peppermint Holiday Bark is one of my favorites.

  8. Leanne says:

    I love baking for the holidays , although it is pretty time consuming . I didn’t know you could freeze cookie dough though , it would be way easier to make it ahead of time . These recipes look amazing , going to try a couple of them this year 😀

  9. Jenny B says:

    I am a big fan of homemade gifts. I really like the cake pop idea / Gingerbread Snowmen Cake Pops recipe .. I could see the kiddos loving this!

  10. Paresh Pandya says:

    Peppermint brownies sounds awesome

  11. Shirley P says:

    I love Christmas baking the Christmas Tree Cupcakes look so festive for the Holidays

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