Homemade Christmas gifts

What are your favourite homemade edible gifts? Try these inspirational edible homemade treats, including pannetone, snowflake biscuits and Christmas fig and nut cakes.

Homemade Christmas gifts
Snowflake biscuits

Snowflake biscuits

These beautiful iced biscuits look lovely hung on the Christmas tree. These will keep in an airtight tin for 3 weeks.

Marinated goat's cheese with olives and herbs

Marinated goat's cheese with olives and herbs

Make this easy marinated goat's cheese recipe for someone special this Christmas

Chocolate, coconut and pistachio log

Chocolate, coconut and pistachio log

Nuts, Turkish delight, coconut and nuts make this a Christmas log recipe to be reckoned with. Serve over the holidays or give as a gift to someone special.

Mini cracker cakes

Mini cracker cakes

These mini cracker cakes look so beautiful you won't want to eat them - so give them away as wonderful presents.

Chocolate baubles

Chocolate baubles

Amaze your loved ones with these brilliant baubles, which can go on the Christmas tree or be given as gifts.

Spiced orange, raisin and cranberry vodka

Spiced orange, raisin and cranberry vodka

This easy recipe contains all the fruity flavours of Christmas, marinated in booze – irresistible!

Florentine butter

Florentine butter

This fruit spread recipe can also be made with milk or white chocolate and is best served with shortbread biscuits, toasted brioche or as an alternative to brandy butter.

Toffee crispy wreaths

Toffee crispy wreaths

Rice Krispies are at the heart of these beautiful toffee crispy wreaths for Christmas - serve them at a party or give as a gift.

Chocolate snowballs

Chocolate snowballs

A fabulous Christmas gift to give someone, and a good one to wrap up with our Jam drops. These cookies will keep for 1 week in an airtight container.

Tapenade

Tapenade

Make this tasty tapenade recipe and give as a Christmas gift with a bag of posh pasta and a jar of home-made pesto.

Individual cranberry and candied orange panettoni

Individual cranberry and candied orange panettoni

A recipe by Debbie Major for beautifully moist Italian Panettoni.

Fig and nut cakes

Fig and nut cakes

Debbie Major's recipe for pan de higos, Spanish cakes of dried figs and nuts, sweetened with honey or sugar and flavoured with brandy.

Marshmallow snowballs

Marshmallow snowballs

Debbie Major suggests presenting the marshmallow snowballs in gift boxes lined with brown paper, or slide into cellophane bags and tie with ribbons and a pretty label.

Punjabi orange pickle

Punjabi orange pickle

Debbie Major loves to serve this pickle with cold ham and turkey over the Christmas period. It also makes a nice change from mango chutney with a curry.

Clemencello

Clemencello

This is just like the Italian lemon liqueur limoncello, but made with Christmassy clementines

Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen

The flavour of these soft biscuits gets better with keeping.

Cheese and rosemary sablés

Cheese and rosemary sablés

Buttery, crumbly, melt-in-the-mouth biscuits that make great canapés to serve with drinks.

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