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Top 10 Kitchen Gadgets for Stocking Stuffers

Updated on March 29, 2013

Top 10 Kitchen Gadgets as Stocking Stuffers

Top Ten Kitchen Gadgets for Stocking Stuffers is a useful list of possible holiday gift items. Looking for that perfect stocking stuffer for someone that likes to cook this Christmas? Kitchen gadgets and gizmos can make a great gift. A gadget is anything that makes a job easier and who doesn't want their time in the kitchen to be easier? Don't discount useful household items as gifts for those on your list.

Making life easier is a good basis for your gift giving anytime but especially at Christmas. You don't have to run a restaurant kitchen to have cool gadgets and make your time in the kitchen as productive and easy as possible. Below is a list of top ten gadgets for stocking stuffers or gifts.

Don't forget your mail person, secret Santa's, under $20 gift exchanges at work or your favorite club and gifts for your neighbors and friends. Spread some cheer this Christmas and give a gadget!

Image Credit to Randy Pertiet with CC BY 2.0 License

Amco Tomato Slicer - #10 - Beginning of Kitchen Gadgets for Stocking Stuffers

Want a tomato sliced into uniform 1/4-inch thick slices? (Mine are always wavy and weird!) In one easy motion, this slicer will make you look like a chef! Place the tomato (or egg, or cheese, etc...) in the holder. Bring the slicing blades down and wahlah! Perfect slices everytime!

Cuisipro Apple Corer - #9 - A Corer is a Must-Have Kitchen Gadget

I have used a lot of apple corers in my day. A lot of the time, it's hard to get them out of the apple! That's what makes this corer unique -- it has a unique lever that splits the tool in half for easy release. Someone is a genius! Dishwasher safe-top rack only. Can also be used to core pears.

Fingertongs - #8 - on our list of Kitchen Gadgets for Stocking Stuffers

No, you're not a Smurf! But these handy blue fingers will become a favorite pretty fast! Ever picked up a lid off a hot pan and burned yourself? The Finger tongs will save you a trip to the burn unit!

They are silicone cooking tongs you wear on your hand. For cooks who love to be close to their food - no more burned fingers. Can be used on either hand and in a variety of applications. Tongs are 7 in length and are dishwasher safe.

Gizmos and Gadgets

Household Items for Gifts or Stocking Stuffers

The gadgets listed are for slicing tomatoes and a new twist on coring apples (mmmm, I can taste that hot apple pie). Some of the others include flipping hot foods without burning yourself and mincing garlic to perfection with ease. And, who doesn't want their glasses cleaned to a sparkling shine?

These inexpensive but very useful stocking stuffers or gifts are sure to please their recipients. The added bonus is they also please the giver's pocketbook! (All are under $20 each.) So, get out your list, check it twice and start marking off some names as finished!

Nextrend Garlic Twist - #7 -- Kitchen Gadgets for Stocking Stuffers

A fun, easy to use alternative to a garlic press and much safer than using a chef's knife (I'd cut off my fingers!). It has a set of cross cutting teeth that mince the garlic clove. No waste either! If you have a garlic loving cook on your list, this is the perfect stocking stuffer.

Easy cleaning by rinsing it under hot water with a mild soap. Yup, I love this kitchen gadget!

Crystal Clear Bottle and Glass Cleaner by Full Circle - #6 on our Stocking Stuffers List

This eco-friendly glass and bottle cleaner is a great way to make your glassware shine while being kind to the environment. The long handle and round sponge make it easy to clean the tough-to-reach spots in many shapes and sizes of bottles. Replace that old plastic bristled bottle cleaner now! Full Circle's bottle and glass cleaner is plant-based, with a handle made of renewable bamboo and sponge made of cellulose.

5 More Great Stocking Stuffers to Go!

#5 to #1

These last 5 stocking stuffer ideas cover many areas too: cutting strawberries quick and easy, filling your storage baggies without making a mess, an eco friendly food scraper, a scraper for cleaning your glass top stove that won't mar the surface and spouts to attach to your mixing bowls and pots so you won't spill a drop. There is something for every cook in the kitchen!

Don't forget Grandma, your Aunt, teachers, etc...

Chef'n Strawberry Slicester - #5 Slicin' and Dicin' with Kitchen Gadgets

One squeeze of the handle and you get perfect strawberry slices. How great is that?

No more chasing those slippery strawberries with your knife! Its' one handed operation makes it easy to slice right over the bowl or plate. You can use it for grape tomatoes, olives, eggs or mushrooms just as easily. Excellent gadget in my book! Durable plastic handles. Top-rack dishwasher-safe.

Don't forget your

Mail Person


Great Aunt

Secret Santa

Sorority Exchange

Rotary Club Exchange

Church Group Members

A small gift lets them know you appreciate them!

Misto Gourmet Olive Oil Spritzer - #4

Want to add a spritz of oil to the veggies you're grilling? Spray a light coat in a pan or skillet? or a bunch of other uses? This is your mister. Never again will you have to buy an aerosol can of cooking oil. You'll know exactly what your getting because you put it in there!

Mixing Bowl (and Pot) Spouts - #3 in Kitchen Gadgets for Christmas Stocking Stuffers

My grandmother had an old mixing bowl with a spout. I loved it! I am not as lucky. My favorite mixing bowls are stainless and spoutless. Enter spouts!

These are fantastic. Now my cake batter, pancake batter, brownies, gravies and sauces can pour quickly and easily right from any bowl or pan I use. Heaven!

Best Gadgets

The best gadgets are those that help you be more productive and spend less time completing whatever your task.

Skrapr Ultimate Surface Scraper - #2 in Kitchen Gadgets as Stocking Stuffers

Don't you just love a tool with muti-purposes? This one can start in the kitchen cleaning your glass top stove, take you through the diningroom and the gum Junior stuck to the floor and take you out to scrap the ice off your car!

What other uses can you find?

Lifetime warranty and made in the USA.

Baggie Rack by Jokari - #1 The Ultimate Kitchen Gadgets!

This is MY Absolute Favorite! I feel like I just got 2 more hands to help when filling the storage baggies. They are forever collapsing just when you least expect it and make a mess. At $3.99 each, everyone on my list is getting one!

Jokari Hands-Free Baggy Rack Clip Food Storage Bag Holder
Jokari Hands-Free Baggy Rack Clip Food Storage Bag Holder

No more spilled food all over the counter! I have order one for eveyone in the family. We've all been there, trying to hold open a baggie and load it at the same time. This little kitchen gadget is a gift from the Gods! Now I don't have to chase down another set of hands to get the job done.


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    • SusanRDavis profile image

      Susan R. Davis 

      6 years ago from Vancouver

      I have a Misto and have got some for my friends as well. I love it.

    • Rymom28 profile image


      6 years ago

      My friend just got a food dehydrator and has been looking for a good apple corer, it will make the perfect gift! Thank you for helping me find a great gift for her!

    • BuckHawkcenter profile image


      6 years ago

      Kitchen gadgets are so much fun to give and receive. A chef can never have enough!

    • Sylvestermouse profile image

      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      Oooooh, I love getting new kitchen gadgets! I want that strawberry slicer! Great suggestions for stocking stuffers for the chef :)

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      Mary Beth Granger 

      6 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      You have a wonderful group of gadgets. I'd like any of them for my stocking !

    • Wednesday-Elf profile image


      6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      What terrific 'gadgets' for the kitchen. I really like that glass & bottle cleaner brush. Besides glasses, I can see it being a very handy gadget for cleaning the glass carafe of a drip coffee maker. My current 'brush' doesn't fit to the curves and clean very well.

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      7 years ago

      Amazing gadgets in this colorful lens, a treat to eyes and gift to dear ones.

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      8 years ago

      I like the garlic twist... that puts a new twist on garlic mincing doesn't it?!?

    • DecoratingEvents profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @MerylV: Awesome! I added that one to my Christmas list too! Hope Santa is paying attention! LOL

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      Meryl van der Merwe 

      8 years ago from USA

      Just ordered the baggie holder - actually 2 of them as gifts!

    • noobeegin profile image


      8 years ago

      Nice ideas. MY husband is a chef, so I am always looking for new gadgets for him.

    • Dee Gallemore profile image

      Dee Gallemore 

      8 years ago

      Great list of kitchen gadgets!

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      8 years ago

      Like all those gadgets. Fave is tomato slicer.

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      8 years ago

      Awesome lens-I liked the tomato slicer!

    • nightbear lm profile image

      nightbear lm 

      8 years ago

      I am an absolute nut for kitchen gadgets. I love it!!

    • WindyWintersHubs profile image


      8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      I want the Strawberry Slicester! It would be handy for slicing strawberries and getting them ready for the freezer!

    • rachsue lm profile image

      rachsue lm 

      8 years ago

      I want the Garlic Twist....and the plate scraper. Love your lens. Thank you

    • DecoratingEvents profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @tandemonimom lm: Thank you! I will LR back as well. Appreciate it!

    • DecoratingEvents profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @MerylV: Thank you! I love to find and give things out of the norm. Much appreciated!

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      Meryl van der Merwe 

      8 years ago from USA

      I am with tandemonimom ... those two are amazing. This is the best list of gift ideas I have ever seen ... will be coming here and buying those items for my sister and maybe for others in gratitude for someone actually coming up with ideas I can use!

    • tandemonimom lm profile image

      tandemonimom lm 

      8 years ago

      Well I was gonna say the finger tongs - I love tongs! - but then I got to the end and I just have to agree with you about the baggie rack ... now THAT is amazing! Love this list, lensrolling to Mom Tips: In the Kitchen.

    • DecoratingEvents profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @BuckHawkcenter: Thank you so much! It's Pro Squids, I swear!!! LOL

    • BuckHawkcenter profile image


      8 years ago

      This is a great list. I'm lensrolling to my Interest Kitchen Gadgets lens. Great minds think alike!


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