Fantastic DIY Food Gifts That Taste Amazing

Give DIY food gifts to everyone you know! These quick, simple and frugal gifts are sure to delight whom ever receives them any holiday or occasion! Gifting food is a great excuse to use my recipes, crafting skills, and creativity to spread the love. DIY food gifts are thoughtful, unique and delicious, who doesn’t love a personal homemade treat? Homemade gifts allow you to save some money!

Here are some of my favorite DIY food gifts everyone loves!

Snowball Cookies

Classic cookies, shaped into balls and rolled and sugar. With, or without, nuts these cookies are always a hit! Box them up like chocolates for a unique and sophisticated presentation. snowball-cookies

Find the recipe at Good Cheap Eats.

Chocolate Bark

Make any kind of chocolate bark you want! Pick a flavor (or two) of chocolate and some mix-ins and you are good to go! Make multiple flavors at once for personalized batches! Any kind of bark you make, will be loved by whoever receives it!bark

Get a Christmas chocolate bark recipe from Baked Bree.


A gift for the tea or coffee lover in your life! This is a great sweet treat to give as gifts for the holiday’s. It is the perfect time of year, with plenty of opportunities, to serve such a simple snack. Put a few sticks in a bag with a ribbon and you’ve got a homemade gift!biscotti

Find the recipe at A Pinch of Healthy.

Spiced Nuts

Sugar and spice and everything nice! Make a big batch of these yummy homemade nuts, bag them up and share with friends and family. Unless they don’t like nuts, they will love these. Plus they are so handy to put in a bowl and serve, during holiday parties, casual gatherings and everything in between!nuts

Get the recipe from Smitten Kitchen.

Bacon Jam

Everyone loves bacon! Use this boozy bacon jam for anything, and everything. Put it on pancakes at breakfast. Use it as a sandwich spread at lunch or smear it on a baked potato! Anyone (but a vegan) on your list will love this homemade gift. It is delicious!bacon-jam

Get the recipe and jar label from Spoon Fork Bacon.

Gingerbread Caramel Popcorn

Make this delightful holiday treat right at home! Caramel popcorn my be popular, but once you give it some holiday charm it will be irresistible! It is so easy to cook up a big batch then bag it up and spread the love! Gingerbread plus caramel popcorn equals addiction, it is that simple!


Get the recipe from Crazed Mom.

Peppermint Fudge

Chocolate lovers will love this quick and easy homemade fudge! Rich, delicious and minty, everything Christmas fudge should be! If you can keep it long enough to wrap it, cut it up and put it in a festive box. An entire batch can make 3-6 batches to gift to family and friends!


Find the tutorial and recipe at The Pioneer Woman.

Infused Vodka

Give the over-21 crowd in your life personalized, homemade infused vodkas for the holiday! These frugal and creative gifts are great for any cocktail lover on your list! Going to a holiday party? Bring one, or all, of these flavored spirits for your hostess!

Image: Mike Garten
Image: Mike Garten

Find the recipe at Good Housekeeping.

No matter who you need gifts for this year, these simple fantastic DIY food gifts are sure to please! Just make up a batch, or two, and spread the holiday cheer! Don’t forget to make more than enough, you may be snacking before your gifts are wrapped!

Your turn! If you have a favorite food gift you make, let me know in the comments! I’d love to hear what you’ve got!

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Looking of some more quick, and easy, DIY gifts? Check out 10 Genius DIY Gifts in a Jar.

More about Katelyn

Katelyn was inspired to create Dory Fitz when she realized she wanted to improve her life, and to help others improve their lives along the way. Taught by her grandmother that in all aspects of life, you need to embraced change, follow your passions, and live the life you want, no one will do it for you. Dory Fitz was created to help me, and you, do just that.

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