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11 Edible Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love (Because They're Homemade)

The only thing better is a warm hug.

May  5, 2019

I don’t know about you, but my mom is nearly impossible to shop for. Every year, my sister and I desperately search for something practical or beautiful or trendy (or all three). But 10 times out of 10, my mom returns our gift. Or it sits, unused and collecting dust, in her closet.

I know gifts are not everyone’s love language. My mom prefers a thoughtful note or short phone call. But I have discovered one gift she always appreciates (and can’t return): something made with my very two hands. As a kid, this meant painted flower pots, personalized aprons, and very rhyme-y poetry. This year, I’m turning to homemade cookies, caramels, muffins, or bars. Here are 11 that I’m considering (plus a card, of course!).

Since Mother's Day is more than a week away, I've made sure these edible gifts are all make-ahead friendly. Check them out—chances are that your mom might love them too.

Edible Mother's Day Gifts

What have you given or received for Mother's Day? Any favorites?

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Katie is a food writer and editor who loves cheesy puns and cheesy cheese.