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Still frantically trying to figure out how you're going to find perfect gifts for all the people on your list? Don't worry -- homemade treats are here to save you. Peppermint sugar cookies, saffron knots, and cranberry-buckwheat loaves are just some of the giftable recipes we've rounded up for you this week. What's that cranberry-pine cocktail doing here? Oh, that one is a gift to you. Read these links, then get cooking!

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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies  Chocolate-Covered PretzelsMuddy Buddy Pie  Saffron Knots

  • Forget plain sugar cookies: Give out these candy-cane versions this year instead. (Dessert for Two.)
  • Stuff pretzels with caramel and coconut, then cover them all in chocolate. Repeat. (Half Baked Harvest.)

  • Remember muddy buddies (a.k.a. puppy chow)? Now you can have them in pie form. (Crepes of Wrath.)

Buckwheat Squash Loaf  Cranberry-Pine MocktailSpiced Pecan Linzer Cookies  Lime Meltaways

  • Make Alice Medrich's buckwheat-squash loaf with cranberries for all of your gluten-intolerant friends. (The Wednesday Chef.)
  • Mix up this cranberry-pine mocktail for a festive drink. (Spike as you wish.) (The Merrythought.)
  • Add a little oomph to linzer cookies with some pecans and ground clove. (Southern Soufflé.)

  • Got vegan and gluten-free friends? These lime meltaways are a delicious option. (Heather Christo.)

Photos on top by (clockwise) Dessert for TwoHalf Baked Harvest, My Blue & White KitchenCrepes of Wrath

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Photos on bottom by (clockwise) The Wednesday Chef, The Merrythought, Heather ChristoSouthern Soufflé

Which food blogs inspired you this week? Tell us in the comments!

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