Gifts from the Kitchen

By November 22, 2017 December 12th, 2017 Baking, Christmas, Cooking, Holidays, Home Page Categories, Home Recipes, Tasty Holiday Gifts

There is something really special about giving and receiving homemade treats and snacks. Whether you whip up a batch of candy for the neighbor, put together a breakfast casserole for a hostess gift, or make a fun gift with Homemade Gumdrops and Peanut Butter Cups for teachers – all that and more in our Gifts from the Kitchen!


This is our 5th year for the 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration! This year though, we have changed the format a bit and are sharing 10 posts with 10 themed ideas for you!

You can catch up with all of the 2017 ideas on main page. So far this year, we have shared: Christmas Cookie Recipes, Candy Cane Desserts, Snowman Ideas, Dessert Table Ideas, Gift Basket Themes and Mason Jar Gifts. And over 400 ideas for you to browse through here…

Click here for – 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration – 2016

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Click here for – 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration – 2014

Click here for – 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration – 2013 

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PRETZEL HUGS - The Perfect Christmas Candy! ONLY 3 ingredients!

With only three ingredients, these Pretzel Hugs only take a few minutes to make- and they are so cute and festive that they can definitely be given as gifts!


These Homemade Gumdrops can be made in any flavor you like. They go together in minutes and make a bright addition to any cookie tray!

Christmas Candy Crunch

With just 5 ingredients and about 15 minutes, you can whip up a batch of this Christmas Candy Crunch.

Homemade Creamy Caramels - there's nothing quite like Homemade Candy! These soft, creamy caramels are the perfect treat! Pin to your Recipe Board!

There’s nothing quite like homemade candy and these Homemade Creamy Caramels make the perfect gift!

HOMEMADE DOG TREATS -- Your dog will LOVE these easy to make homemade dog treats! Filled with good ingredients like pumpkin, peanut butter, oats and more!

Making these simple Homemade Dog Treats are a breeze for your four-legged friends. They go together quickly and have good wholesome ingredients in them – the perfect way to take care of your loved pet. And they make a great gift for your friends with dogs!

Chocolate Fondue

With just 2 ingredients and about 10 minutes of your time you can whip up a batch of this Easy Chocolate Fondue. Add it to a basket with skewers and ingredients for dipping for a fun Christmas gift from the kitchen.

The perfect homemade Christmas candy! These No Bake Treats make a great Teacher gift, gift for neighbors, friends and more! Pin this to your Christmas board!

Once you try Homemade Peanut Butter Cups, you will never enjoy a store bought one quite the same way! These are the perfect addition to cookie trays, or add them to a bag and tie with some twine for a quick and easy gift.

Easy and delicious Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe made with chocolate chips and NO eggs! Pin to your Recipe Board!

I’ve been making these Cookie Dough Truffles for years. They are devoured every time I make a batch! Filled with mini chocolate chips, they are made without eggs making them safe to eat as well.

Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe ::

Everyone loves Ice Cream and Hot Fudge, and this recipe has only 3 ingredients! Fill a Gift Basket with certificates for ice cream and all the fun toppings for a fun family gift!


Heading to a Holiday Party? Take the hostess this Make Ahead Sausage Casserole, perfect for the next morning when she really doesn’t want to cook!

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