9 Edible Holiday Gifts

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This year, give a gift that can be eaten
Deeba Rajpal

Wrap up a treat like rum cake or peppermint bark for the holidays.

For many, winter holidays conjure images of sipping hot chocolate by the fire, building snowmen outside, or constructing and consuming gingerbread houses. But no matter the image that comes to mind, the holidays are a time to share love and give back to those who mean the most to us.

We show love for our friends and family through words, actions, and often gifts. Gift-giving has become a customary tradition during the holidays, and some of the most thoughtful gifts are those that are homemade and baked with love. If you struggle with time or are on a budget this holiday season, edible treats are a convenient and always-delicious gift.

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We don’t want you to stress last minute, so we’ve put together edible holiday gift recipes that anyone will appreciate and eat right up, including white chocolate popcorn with Nutella, peppermint bark, and chocolate-dipped candy canes. Some recipes, like plum pudding cake, fruit cake, and triple black pepper rum cake, can even be made ahead of time.

By the time the holidays come around, you’ll have your gifts made, wrapped, and ready to give and more time to spend with friends and family.

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