11 Delicious Festive Treats For The Sweetest Holiday Gift

Thinking of what to get your loved ones for the holidays? You won’t be short of ideas with this collection of healthy and tasty holiday treats. Homemade goodies are some of the most thoughtful gifts you can give this season as they show that you’ve put in a lot of effort and love into making them. These eleven recipes will make the perfect present for anyone on your list.

1. Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

Chilling the just decorated healthy gingerbread cookies on a plate.
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Show some holiday love by gifting these classic Gingerbread Cookies. They’re way healthier than store-bought ones as they are made with oat flour and unprocessed sweeteners. Plus, the smell of these yummy treats baking in the oven will make your home feel extra festive.

2. Peanut Brittle Without Corn Syrup

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Use this recipe to learn Peanut Brittle Without Corn Syrup. It makes a fantastic gift, and you can enjoy this old-fashioned candy with amazing flavor for the holiday season.

3. Mini Pumpkin Banana Bread

A small loaf of pumpkin banana bread in a mini loaf pan.
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Nothing beats good sweet bread around the holidays, and this delicious Mini Pumpkin Banana Bread is no exception.

4. Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark stacked up on a piece of parchment paper with a red ribbon on top.
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This healthy, made-from-scratch Chocolate Bark is the perfect holiday treat or gift. It wraps well in a jar or container and is great for the chocolate lovers in your life.

5. Homemade Chocolate Turtles

A stack of three chocolate turtles on a white background.
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These Homemade Chocolate Turtles make a wonderful gift or even treat for yourself. While you could certainly add a dollop of caramel, these turtles are all about the chocolate and almonds.

6. Homemade Popcorn Seasoning

Homemade Popcorn Seasoning in four different jars with labels.
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These 4 Homemade Popcorn Seasoning recipes make the perfect holiday gift for the popcorn lovers in your life. You might even want to make a batch for yourself.

7. Rum Balls

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This Rum Balls recipe is a healthier twist on this delicious classic, but that doesn’t make them any less wonderful.

8. Spicy Roasted Almonds

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Spicy Roasted Almonds are a healthy, grab-n-go, low-carb snack. These spicy nuts will put a little pep in your step, and they are delicious any time of the day.

9. Texas Roadhouse Butter

Texas Roadhouse Butter in an open canning jar.
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This delicious Texas Roadhouse Butter is a perfect toast topper and makes a wonderful holiday gift.

10. Holiday Cookie Box

A box of assorted holiday cookies.
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A Holiday Cookie Box makes a great gift, and you can choose from different types of cookie gift box packaging. 

11. Homemade Ferrero Rocher Christmas Tree

A homemade Ferrero Rocher Christmas Tree sitting on a countertop.
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A Homemade Ferrero Rocher Christmas Tree is a super easy holiday craft project. There’s no cooking required, and you can make this for your holiday table or as an unusual Christmas hostess gift.

Planning Thanksgiving?

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It’s never too early to start planning for the big meal this year. Thanksgiving takes careful planning, especially if you are the one cooking. Here is an entire outline of dishes you can make for the big day.

20 Clean Eating Thanksgiving Side Dishes

The topping sprinkled over the top of the Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole, in a white casserole dish.
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Want to keep it healthy this Thanksgiving? Tired of feeling like you have a brick in your tummy after Thanksgiving dinner? Try one of these 20 healthy side dishes. Nobody will know the difference.

Recipes For Turkey Leftovers That You Won’t Get Tired Of Eating!

Traditional Leftover Turkey Sandwich
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Do you always have leftovers that go bad after Thanksgiving dinner? Don’t let that happen this year. Use some of these recipes to make sure nothing goes to waste.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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