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28 Healthy Christmas Food Gift Ideas

By: Matthew Kaplan, Editor,

Christmas truly is the most magical time of the year. With the family Christmas tree decorated with tinsel and ornaments, eagerly anticipating the wrapped presents, no time of year is better than Christmas. Of course though, no Christmas would be complete without these two things: Christmas food and Christmas gifts.

To maximize on the Christmas cheer this holiday season, go with homemade edible gifts for Christmas. The ever present fruit cake is always a Christmas food gift standby, but this list of 28 Healthy Christmas Food Gift Ideas will show you how to create homemade food gifts for Christmas that will truly amaze.

This list of holiday gift ideas is loaded with practical ideas that are both healthy and delicious. Whether you elect to give away a batch of classic Christmas cookies, an updated fruitcake or any other of the Christmas dessert recipes in this list, you will be giving an item that is sure to bring a smile to the recipient's face.


28 Healthy Christmas Food Gift Ideas

Table of Contents:

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Fruitcake and More Christmas Food Gift Ideas for Cake

Christmas Pudding and Other Homemade Edible Gifts


Christmas Cookie Recipes: Holiday Truffle Cookies and More

Perhaps nothing is better at exemplifying the Christmas spirit better than Christmas cookie recipes. Santa does not have to be the only one to get Christmas cookies as a gift, as any of these cookies would make for ideal gifts. From minty cookies to ones loaded with ginger, these cookies will be some of the best homemade Christmas gifts anyone has ever received.


Fruitcake and More Christmas Food Gift Ideas for Cake

In the world of Christmas food gift ideas, fruitcake naturally reigns supreme. Of course this list includes our favorite fruit cakes, but it also includes some new favorites as well. Why not mix up your Christmas gifts this year by making something new for that special someone, be it a delectable chocolate cake or a scrumptious coffee cake.


Christmas Pudding and Other Homemade Edible Gifts

Christmas pudding is an old time Christmas food favorite that is worthy of your efforts. Since Christmas cookies and fruitcake are always the top go-to edible Christmas gifts items, here are some new dessert favorites to target. On Christmas morning, why not treat someone of a big box of homemade baked doughnuts. Or, bake up some cupcakes or scones. Perhaps now is the time for you to think outside the box for your homemade edible gift ideas.

Your Turn: What are your favorite homemade edible gift ideas? Write a comment below to let us know!

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