Food present and edible gifts to make for neighbors, friends and family are always a hit.  These food present Christmas treats are pictured tutorials or recipe how to's for homemade vanilla, fudge, s'mores cake in a jar, an italian feast gift basket, pancake mix, english toffee, truffles, and more! As always, the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts site has hundreds of pictured tutorials and Food Present recipe how to's so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Food Present

Homemade Vanilla Favor 1.  Homemade Vanilla Favor ~ This food present is absolutely lovely and will last for years.  However, it does take some time.  2 months to be exact.  The vanilla has to have time to mature, so get started now!  You'll be glad you did.  There's even a free printable label. Italian Feast Basket 2.  Italian Feast Gift Basket ~ Everyone loves a home cooked meal.  This tasty basket of Italian food is sure to please, and the post includes recipes for the pesto, herb mix and if you dare…even the homemade pasta.  {drool} Mini Grasshoppers in Jars 3.  Mini Grasshoppers in a Jar ~ The recipient of this gift will love the combination of mint and chocolate.  With only six ingredients, this is one of the easiest grasshopper pie recipes you will find. Homemade Pancake Mix 4.  Homemade Pancake Mix ~ Give the gift of time!  Make yummy homemade pancakes in less time by making the pancake mix ahead of time.  Keep in in an airtight container in your pantry or jar it up and give it as a gift. S'mores  in a Jar 5. S'mores Cake in a Jar ~ These S'mores Cake in a Jar are a fabulous food present because they are just plain delicious.  I know because I've tried them.  Plus, they look delightful packaged and ready to go.  Who wouldn't want to dig in? Mocha Cocoa 6.  Mocha Cocoa ~ Give the gift of chocolate with this simple to make edible gift in a jar. Simply layer the ingredients and write the instructions on a tag. This is a great gift to give to warm the soul, from the inside out.

Recipe How To

Fudge 7.  Homemade Fudge ~ Fudge is a holiday staple and this recipe for traditional fudge is tried and true and perfect for gift giving! Mini Cranberry Pecan Pie 8.  Mini Cranberry Pecan Pies ~ Perfect for gift giving during the holidays, these mini cranberry pecan pies are the perfect size and the recipe comes as a printable!  {score} English Toffee 9.  English Toffee Recipe ~ This recipe is so simple and yet the candy looks so professional when you are finished. Make the holidays a little sweeter by giving this gift to friends and family. Salted Rocky Road Fudge recipe 10.  Salted Rocky Road Fudge ~ Box up a batch of this Salted Rocky Road Fudge for a delightful edible gift. The salt adds a surprisingly delicious twist on this classic favorite.

Christmas Treats

The Story of Reindeer Feed 11.  The Story of Reindeer Feed ~ Little ones will love to get the kitchen and help you make this yummy treat for family and friends as a Christmas gift this season. Oreo Truffle Recipe 12.  Easy Oreo Truffle Recipe ~ These little Oreo Truffles make an irresistible edible gifts for neighbors this holiday season. Download and print the recipe card and label for an easy all-in-one gift.

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