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Five Easy, Homemade Food Gifts for the Holidays

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Sometimes, big-box Black Friday scores can't compare to gifts made in your own kitchen. If you want to give some homemade holiday happiness this year, we have five guaranteed great gifts that you can whip up on a moment's notice. Keep reading after the jump to see what we've cooked up.

Wrap up this crunchy Peanut Brittle (that only takes 30 minutes to make!) in colorful cellophane as a sweet stocking stuffer or a gift for neighbors.

Fruitcake has been the punchline of many a holiday-time joke, but this recipe will change any misgivings you have about this traditional dessert. Flavored with golden raisins, apricot jam and spices like cinnamon and cloves, these Mini Golden Fruitcakes look festive in colorful liners and twine.

Turn seasonal tangerines and sugar into little jars of sunshine with our giftable recipe for Tangerine Marmalade. Your receiver will think fondly of you at breakfast.

It only takes five ingredients to make our Honey-Pecan Granola. It's a perfect present for the granola-lover in your life and the perfect pairing with yogurt or milk. It's  even delicious on its own.

From toast to tarts, versatile Lemon Curd is a gourmet gift with a variety of uses, and worth every minute it takes to make it.

Comments (2)

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    Thanks for sharing your idea with us...it's really a knowledgeable blog and i recommend this to my other friend also.

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    homemade food gifts are always great ideas! but was wondering why "bacon jam" is a tag in this post and why it was mentioned on the pinterest pin when there is no mention of or recipe for bacon jam? honestly that is the main reason why I wanted to check out this post

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