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8 Edible Holiday Gifts: Sweet, Savory, and Everything In Between

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Everyone knows the host who throws the best holiday party and who declares, one week before, to NOT BRING ANYTHING. They say it with such severe finality and borderline hostility that you're actually afraid they'll hit you if you show up with a bottle of wine or pretty little potted plant (because Mom taught you!). These are the hosts that bring the best gifts to your party and are the hardest to shop for; they like their things because they picked them out themselves. 

But even these hosts like edible gifts. It's like getting hand knit wool socks -- it's cozy and thoughtful. Chances are, they'll be tickled by the gesture and eager for the recipe. Plus, these edible gifts are low maintenance travelers and will go from point A to point B without terrible things happening. There's classy brownies for the interior designer, homemade farfalle for the wine expert, and DIY sriracha for that intimidating baker. Surprise! The host happens to be your mother? Bring her pumpkin bread, along with a hug.  

Pine Nut Brittle with Rosemary by Ms. T

 

 

Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies by Genius Recipes

 

Fresh Sriracha (aka, homemade "Rooster) by edamame2003 

 

 Bulgogi Jerky by savorthis

 

 

Pumpkin Christmas Bread by mrslarkin 

 

Homemade Farfalle by Linda

  

Tipsy Maple Corn by thirschfeld

 

  

Party Pretzel Bites by fiveandspice 

 

  

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12 months ago Karen

Sweets are really palatable and hard to resist, Your list are superb. - United Faith Church