Christmas gift recipes

Who doesn’t love an edible homemade Christmas gift? Find all the inspiration you need here – sweet and savoury. We’ve got something for everyone.

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Cheese and rosemary sablés

Christmas gift recipes

Cheese and rosemary sablés

These buttery, crumbly, melt-in-your-mouth biscuits are the perfect vegetarian canapé to serve with drinks. They...

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Extra-hot Bajan chilli sauce

Christmas gift recipes

Extra-hot Bajan chilli sauce

Grown some scotch bonnets? Then if you’re a lover of spice you’ll adore this extra...

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Kimchi

Christmas gift recipes

Kimchi

Make kimchi from scratch with this easy-to-follow recipe from delicious. reader Trish Carty.

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Double chocolate macaroons

Christmas gift recipes

Double chocolate macaroons

Eric Lanlard’s rich, decadent take on classic French macarons are just as good with your...

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Soft amaretti

Christmas baking recipes

Soft amaretti

If you can bring yourself to give them away, these easy amaretti biscuits make a...

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Easy ginger flapjack bars

Christmas gift recipes

Easy ginger flapjack bars

Debbie Major’s flapjack recipe uses stem ginger for extra oomph. Cooked until gooey or crisp...

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Spiced lebkuchen

Christmas baking recipes

Spiced lebkuchen

Lebkuchen is a traditional German Christmas recipe. These spice-laden star biscuits are full of festive...

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Gingerbread street

Christmas baking recipes

Gingerbread street

Impress your guests with Mima Sinclair’s stunning Christmas centrepiece, or go the extra mile and...

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Sherry and salted almond fudge

Fudge recipes

Sherry and salted almond fudge

Sweet, creamy and a little bit naughty – this sherry and salted almond fudge recipe...

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Honey-roast nuts

Nut recipes

Honey-roast nuts

Ready in a flash and great as a homemade gift, this honey-roast nut recipe is...

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Riesling-poached pears with ginger flapjack crumble

Riesling-poached pears with ginger flapjack crumble

The pears travel well in jars and no amount of jostling can spoil the flapjack...

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Spicy gingerbread vodka

Christmas gift recipes

Spicy gingerbread vodka

Debbie Major’s flavoured gingerbread vodka recipe, made with ginger, cinnamon, vanilla and cloves, makes a...

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Chocolate truffle Advent calendar

Christmas gift recipes

Chocolate truffle Advent calendar

Make the count down to Christmas extra special with homemade Advent calendar truffles. This is...

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Spiced chocolate molasses buttons

Christmas gift recipes

Spiced chocolate molasses buttons

Shauna Sever explores sugar alternatives that carry deeper flavours. This chocolate button recipe uses earthy...

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Florentines

Biscuit recipes

Florentines

Florentine biscuits are famous for their fabulously chewy-yet-crunchy texture due to their richly-packed fruit and...

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Christmas chutney

Chutney recipes

Christmas chutney

This cranberry, orange and ginger chutney is wonderful addition to any festive cheeseboard and makes an...

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Peanut butter fudge

Fudge recipes

Peanut butter fudge

Give this gorgeous peanut butter fudge away as an edible gift (if you can bring...

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Clemencello

Christmas gift recipes

Clemencello

This is just like the Italian lemon liqueur limoncello, but made with clementines. It makes...

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Individual cranberry and candied orange panettoni

Christmas gift recipes

Individual cranberry and candied orange panettoni

This is Debbie Major’s recipe for for fragrantly festive Italian panettoni. They make brilliant edible...

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Fig and nut cakes

Fig recipes

Fig and nut cakes

Enjoy Debbie Major’s recipe for pan de higos – Spanish cakes of dried figs and...

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Marshmallow snowballs

Marshmallow recipes

Marshmallow snowballs

Who doesn’t love marshmallows? These festive snowballs from Debbie Major make a great edible gift...

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Lebkuchen

Christmas baking recipes

Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen are German honey and spice biscuits, similar to gingerbread. They’re a great recipe for...

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Easy macaroons

Afternoon tea recipes

Easy macaroons

These vanilla macaroons make a great gift and a sophisticated dessert for a dinner party....

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Chocolate-butterscotch fudge

Fudge recipes

Chocolate-butterscotch fudge

This homemade chocolate and butterscotch fudge recipe makes a great edible gift – if you...

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