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Edible Gifts For Autumn Holidays

Updated on November 13, 2013

Edible Gifts

Edible Gifts for Autumn Holidays shares ideas and recipes that you can prepare or purchase for friends and family through out the holiday season. Handmade gifts seem to spell love... and come from the heart. Looking for a delicious way to welcome the fall season. Read on to find scrumptious soup mixes, hot drink recipes, and cookies in a jar. All of these recipes make delightful holiday gifts. Nothing warms the heart like a handmade food gift and because you have taken the time to make it or bake it you will want to stylishly present your delectable as well. Some simple packaging tips are provided to help you create the finishing touches. If you are not the creative type or simply don't have the time- Edible Gifts provides a stunning variety of edible food gifts you can purchase for yourself, family and friends.

Soup Mixes In A Jar

Layered soup in a jar makes a delightful gifts for friends, family, coworkers and teachers. Layer these recipes according to directions. Seal and attach a gift card with the recipe included. Decorate your jar with ribbons or raffia.

Hot Drink Mixes

Tucked into autumn gift baskets or Christmas stockings, hot tea, coffee drinks, and cocoa mix in attractive jars tied with colorful ribbons make lovely gifts.

Cookie Mixes In A Jar

When making cookie mixes in a jar layer the ingredients in a one quart canning jar so that each layer is distinct. Ingredients that have different colors and textures provide the best contrast. Don't forget to include the recipe and baking directions on the label or gift tag.

Fall Festival: Fall Gift Basket

Jack-O' Lantern: Fall Gift Basket

Jack-O' Lantern: Fall Gift Basket
Jack-O' Lantern: Fall Gift Basket

Surprise them with this adorable Halloween gift filled with, a beautiful ceramic Jack-O-Lantern planter and/or candy dish, a large bag of gourmet caramel corn wrapped in a festive Halloween bag and tied with Halloween ribbon, Sunny Seed Drops, 5 ounces of candy corn in a Halloween Bag, assorted hard candy in Halloween colored wrappers and colorful fall enhancements! It is bootiful!


Fall Fantasy Gourmet Food Tower - Thanksgiving Gift Basket

Fall Fantasy Thanksgiving Gourmet Food and Snacks Gift Basket
Fall Fantasy Thanksgiving Gourmet Food and Snacks Gift Basket

Celebrate the turning of the seasons with this fall fantasy gourmet gift tower. Perfectly appropriate on any gift occasion, it makes a stunning Thanksgiving gift basket to send to special friends and family members. Celebrates the changing colors of fall with crunchy Nikki's gourmet snack mix, dried fruits and nut mix, Apple cinnamon cookies, white chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies and delightful fruit bonbon candies.


Harvest Blessings: Fall Gift Basket

Harvest Blessings: Fall Gift Basket
Harvest Blessings: Fall Gift Basket

Send your blessings this fall along with this beautiful keepsake nested box set, and a host of delicious gourmet sweets and treats!


Fall Snacks Gift Box

Fall Snacks Gift Box

All your favorite fall snacks are here in the Fall Snacks gift basket. Everything to chase away the chill of autumn will warm your heart when this lovely fall leaves gift box arrives overflowing with sweet and savory snacks. Your good wishes will arrive in beautiful style with the Fall Snacks gift basket.

Autumn In Gold - Fall Gift Basket

Our elegant "Autumn In Gold" gift basket offers a spectacular array of golden gourmet goodies all set in a rustic fall planter!!

Arrangement Of Autumn Harvest Objects

Packaging & Decorating Your Edible Goodies


1) You can make your own containers, recycle ordinary everyday items or purchase them. The dollar store provides a wide range of tins, interesting boxes, bags, cellophane bags, wooden, plastic, or woven baskets and glassware to afford-ably add pizzazz to your food gifts.

Transform Your Package

2) Cardboard or card-stock in different colors, prettily or strikingly patterned wrapping paper, paints, stencils, ribbons and bows will transform a plain package into a masterpiece.

Finishing Touches

3) Add a finishing touch. Think about the person you are giving the gift to and add suitable embellishments that match their personality. A tassel handle, ribbon, a bunch of crystallized roses, or a personalized embossed gift tag can add just the right amount of dash or class to your gift. Colored candy wrappers, stickers, pressed leaves or a handful of shells can be made into decorative trimming.

Simple Tips

4) Quick and simple- decorative gift bags, tins, and colored cellophane are perfect for cookies, quick breads, fruit cakes, peanut brittle and your other treats.

Re-cycle Your Cans

5)-Cans in every size can be recycled for your edible goodies. Creatively wrapped and decorated they are charming. Use paper, stickers, ribbon, fabric and yarn to embellish and delight the recipient.


6) Layering your goodies in a glass creates a beautiful effect. You can layer colorful candies in a tall glass vase (Try colorful jellybeans in autumn colors) Cover the top of the vase with clear or colored cellophane and tye with colored ribbons.

Use Terra-cotta Pots

7) Transform ordinary terra cotta pots into cheerful holiday servers. When decorating the pot, anything goes - Paint holiday themes such as autumn leaves, flowers and vines, landscapes, animals, or whatever you like. Stenciling looks especially pretty. Nestling or layering fabric napkins adds a finishing touch. You can also affix colorful fabric shapes to the pot or even photographs.

8) Edible gifts and Amazon have some gorgeous ideas for presentation. If you choose to make your own gifts this holiday season look carefully at their products and change up accordingly for your own.

Above all, enjoy being creative as you perfect the art of giving.

Gift Wrapping Techniques & Tricks

Do you struggle when it's time to wrap a gift? Here is a smidgen of quick ideas for the gift wrapping pro or the present wrapping novice to spice up and polish your skills.

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

Henry Ward Beecher

Hearth and home activities hold there greatest appeal at this time of the year for me. I enjoy handcrafting gifts for family and friends. My way of saying "I Love You."

I hope you enjoyed your visit today and found some ideas, recipes or gifts to share with those you love. Thank-you for visiting and please let me know you stopped-by sharing a comment.

Edible Gifts For Autumn Holidays

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    • spritequeen lm profile image

      spritequeen lm 7 years ago

      Fun ideas!! Thanks for sharing - can't wait to use them!!

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      HomeDecoratingD 7 years ago

      Very pretty! I love the ideas you have here.

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      jolou 7 years ago

      Very pretty lens. I think food items make great gifts.

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      WriterBuzz 7 years ago

      I just found your lens. I like it a lot. Thanks for building it. Gave you a thumbs up.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Another beautfiul lens and these gift ideas are so nice, any of them would make a wonderful gift to receive! I'm sending you my address, just in case LOL - Kathy

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      WhiteOak50 7 years ago

      I have always loved baking and making gift baskets for the holidays. There is something unique and precious about giving gifts from the heart. Great lens!!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      Beautiful presentation.


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      hlkljgk 7 years ago from Western Mass

      great ideas and a great looking lens!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you for the lensroll to my Tomato Pie Recipe. I have done the same and please let me know if you decide to try out the recipe.

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      Seeking Pearls 7 years ago from Pueblo West

      @OhMe: Thank-you so much for stopping by and sharing your warm and thoughtful comments.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Wonderful gift suggestions that are Edible. I love the fall of the year and these are great edible gifts for autumn holidays.

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      Light-in-me 8 years ago

      Hi Kimberly,

      This is a fantastic beautiful lens, great gift ideas yummy !!

      Great job !

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      Angela F 8 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Great gift ideas. We used to make Spiced Tea mix . 5*

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      ulla_hennig 8 years ago

      The pictures look great, and the idea of edible gifts is wonderful!

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      Rhonda Albom 8 years ago from New Zealand

      Some really interesting ideas here. I love your little pumpkin borders.

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      Laniann 8 years ago

      The gift jars and baskets are beautiful. Edible gifts are fun to make and receive. 5*s

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      puzzlerpaige 8 years ago

      Oh the Cookie Bouquet is calling my name!

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      WindyWintersHubs 8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Great Edible Gift Ideas. 5* I love giving food & flowers for gifts. :)

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      Seeking Pearls 8 years ago from Pueblo West

      [in reply to LoKackl]

      Thank-you so much for your encouraging comments.

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      LoKackl 8 years ago

      Great looking food, gifts and page!! What talent!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Very well done! Edible gifts are so appreciated by anyone who receives them.

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      shannonpatricia 8 years ago

      great lens

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 8 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Wow, all those gifts look much too good to eat! Great job. And I especially love those lovely happy pumpkins!

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      Leanne Chesser 8 years ago

      Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic! I love this lens. Great job.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 8 years ago from United States

      This is a beautiful lens with some really great ideas! Love the links for the soups, cookies and hot drinks. Thanks! I see your Fortune Cookies links below too. I still want to try those! You always inspire such "fun" activities!

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      luvmyludwig lm 8 years ago

      Beautiful! I love those little pumpkins. :)

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      ulla_hennig 8 years ago

      Your lens is simply beautiful!

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      HorseAndPony LM 8 years ago

      This is an amazing lens. You have such a great gift for putting a beautiful page together.

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      Mihaela Vrban 8 years ago from Croatia

      This lens looks fantastic! Love it! Blessed by an Angel!