Easy and Delicious Homemade Food Gifts

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From hostess gifts to teacher presents, the best homemade gifts are D-I-Yum!

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http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/candied_orange_and_ginger_bark.jpg:::Adding candied orange slices to this chocolate bark gives it a festive look. Why not make more to package as gifts for the holiday season?

Get The Recipe For Candied Orange and Ginger Bark»

:::Candied Orange and Ginger Bark::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/thedunbar.jpg:::This is the signature cookie bar from Rosie Daykin's popular Vancouver bakery Butter Baked Goods. It's named after the street the bakery is located on, and is a delicious combination of rolled oats, dark chocolate chips, coconut and dulce de leche.

Get The Recipe For The Dunbar»

:::The Dunbar::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/holiday_icebox_cookies.jpg:::This versatile cookie recipe from Chef Kyla Eaglesham is perfect for your holiday baking needs. Well wrapped, it keeps for up to three months in the freezer.

Get the Recipe For Holiday Icebox Cookies»

:::Icebox Cookies::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/Salts_Thumb.png:::This one's great for the foodie on your list. All you need is some kosher salt, a spice grinder, and your favourite flavouring, like dried lemon peel, dried chilies or cumin seeds.

WATCH: The Easy Recipe For Trio of Flavoured Salts»

:::Flavoured salt::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/vietnemese_coffee_fudge.jpg:::With only four ingredients this fudge whips up in a flash and will last in the fridge as long as you have holiday guests dropping in.

Get The Recipe For Vietnamese Coffee Fudge»

:::Vietnamese Coffee Fudge::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/hostess-gift-cranberry-vodka.jpg:::While there's nothing wrong with giving a bottle of wine as a hostess gift, it's always more special if you bring something a little more personal.

Get The Recipe For Cranberry-Infused Vodka»

:::Get The Recipe For Cranberry-Infused Vodka::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/chocolate_swirl_espresso_bark.jpg:::All you need to make the most decadent after-dinner treat ever are just three simple ingredients.

Get The Recipe For Chocolate Swirl Espresso Bark»

:::Chocolate Swirl Espresso Bark::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/Kyla_Eaglesham_Pistachio_Fudge.jpg:::This classic fudge recipe from Chef Kyla Eaglesham is doubly delicious, with layers of both pistachio white chocolate and dark chocolate fudge.

Get The Recipe For Pistachio White and Dark Chocolate Layer Fudge»

:::Pistachio Fudge::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/smores_balls.jpg:::A new take on a campfire classic, this treat is sure to please any sweet tooth.

Get The Recipe For S’mores Popcorn Balls»

:::S’mores Popcorn Balls::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/lentil-soup-jar.jpg:::Just add water to this gorgeous lentil curry soup! Add a gift tag to your jar with the cooking instructions listed for a thoughtful host gift.

Get The Recipe For Curried Lentil Alphabet Soup»

:::Lentil Soup Mix::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/frugal_food_gifts_pickled_veggies.jpg:::Pickle people will relish this gift!

Get The Recipe For Sweet & Spicy Giardiniera Mix»

:::Sweet & Spicy Giardiniera Mix::: http://www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris/content/images/__common/_slideshow/_fullslide/homemade_chai_spice_blend1.jpg:::Frugalista Amrita Singh uses her family chai spice (a.k.a. masala chai) recipe for this thoughtful present! With just one trip to the bulk store, you've got yourself four gifts for less than $25!

Get The Recipe For Homemade Chai Spice Blend»

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