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Are You Making an Edible Gift This Holiday Season?

For the past 10 days, YumSugar and I have been going all-out with the edible gifts. We've made everything from classic treats like peppermint bark and peanut brittle to savory delights like spicy cashews and chicken liver pate. We've got two more days left in the series, and I want to know, have we inspired you? Will you be making and giving edible gifts this year?

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breannesp breannesp 8 years
I made chocolate covered-meringues, chocolate covered pretzels, and marshmallows (vanilla, peppermint, and pumpkin spice flavored)! All were a hit!
Vaadsfweytes Vaadsfweytes 8 years
I love the idea of edible gifts, but unfortunately, I think edible gifts are too casual for Christmas. I think it's okay for casual acquaintances or casual gifts during non-holiday times. Nonetheless, I love the feeling of making something at home and packaging them nicely. It's a nice feeling.
marijke marijke 8 years
I made peppermint bark yesterday and it was yummy!!!!! My family are big fans- it's nearly all gone!
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
I made gingerbread men, almond sugar cookies and my favorite, chocolate cracker cookies. I brought them to work and gave some containers to my boss and a few coworkers.
shaybe shaybe 8 years
I made 2 pecan pies vanilla macarons with nutella filling, pffernusse, graham crackers, marshmallows, peppermint bark and fleur de sel caramels
DivaDivine DivaDivine 8 years
I'll make Heath Toffee chocolate chip cookies, Sable cookies and decadent triple dipped pretzel rods (some with caramel, chocolate or marshmallow fluff)
herfallingstar herfallingstar 8 years
I've made my parents two Irish christmas puddings. They taste delicious!
emalove emalove 8 years
Some Christmas cookies for my co-workers, but that's it...
Yes. I'm in the process. Old fashioned peanut brittle, gingerbread caramels, peanut butter blossoms, 3 different truffles (chocolate, peanut butter, Bailey's chocolate), fudge, chocolate covered gingerbread men, Candy Cane swirl brownies. I'm a little overwhelmed at the moment, cuz they should all be in the mail by tomorrow. I'll send the ones to my bf's family to make sure they are there on time, but the rest, I have come to terms with them being a day or two late.
ashleygaidhlig ashleygaidhlig 8 years
I'll be making sugar cookies and some chocolate truffles to give away
lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
I'm not making one b/c I wouldn't want to receive one. I would maybe consider giving kahlua or another drink as a gift.
treesyjo treesyjo 8 years
Yes, I made 3 things this year. Maple Sugar Pecans, Limoncello, and Texas pickles.
jcwest47 jcwest47 8 years
I made packages of 4 kinds of cookies, hot cocoa mix, marshmallows, and rosemary salt for friends and family. Plus bath salts, but they aren't exactly edible. It was fun, but it was a heck of a lot of work!
Sakura-Ga-Saku Sakura-Ga-Saku 8 years
I'm asked to make Chocolate Chip Cookies for pretty much every occasion, so I'm making those again this year. I'll also be making oatmeal cookies and Pumpkin-Cranberry Cookies. If I have time, I want to try making the homemade Pomegranate Jelly and homemade grenadine. Does anyone have any good ideas for storage containers for these two? I'm not keen on the idea of going out and buying glass containers of some sort, but I can't think of anything else to store them in that would look good. D:
soapbox soapbox 8 years
I'm thinking about making my famous cupcakes, but they take soo long! Maybe..
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i wish i had the time to but i don't think that i will. given that it's almost 8pm and i'm still at work, and i should have left like 2.5 hours ago.....
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
My husband and I made quarts and quarts of garden sauce this summer using produce from our garden (tomatoes, onions, carrots, peppers, etc.) and grew organic popcorn, and made homemade vanilla flavoring using finnlover's recipe. These will go in boxes to mail to our relatives. Made peppermint bark, peanut brittle, and chocolate-covered bacon for a sweet-loving friend. Just finished baking dozens of gingerbread stars and honey cookies this week to give to local friends. I think I'm done for now! LOL :) Now I get to plan next year's goodies for the baskets and bags...I have collected too many recipes from here to make them all this year! ;) I love all the edible gift ideas!
dcfashionista dcfashionista 8 years
I will make brownies or mini muffin loafs. I have the treat bags already.
Argentee Argentee 8 years
I've made chocolate peanutbutter fudge rice krispy treats. Also will be making regular fudge.
Dana18 Dana18 8 years
Dana18 Dana18 8 years
I made dark chocolate dark w/pecan,cranberries and candied ginger for my co-workers.
yvettecq yvettecq 8 years
i made sugar cookies w/icing of course, mexican wedding cookies, truffles rolled in crushed candy canes and pecan pralines! all in the past three days. made a big tray of green enchiladas for my husband's potluck at work yesterday and tomorrow, a tray of baked ziti (ok, wagon wheels) w/meatballs for my 7 yr old son's cclass luncheon! i'm pooped!
witchbaby witchbaby 8 years
I love baking but my mum has so many things on our counter tops I have no room to lay baking sheets when I prep.
anna_muffin anna_muffin 8 years
I'm making granola bars for my boyfriend (he's always hungry at work and never buys himself anything to eat).
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Every year, I make a bunch of English toffee with almonds to bring to work for my coworkers and I bring it to my family to share with them. It's always a big hit and it's SUPER easy to make.
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