110 Christmas Food Gifts

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What do you get for those people on your list who are impossible to buy for? Simple, skip right past the mall and head for the grocery store. Not even the people who have everything could turn down a tasty home made treat for Christmas. Even better, baked gifts give your little elves a chance to pitch in with the preparation.

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  • Mickey Snowman Cookies

    Mickey Snowman Cookies

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    Average rating of 4/5. (16 Ratings)

    This year, cap off your holiday baking with a whimsical wintery treat -- a batch of melt-in-your-mouth Mickey snowmen.

  • Caramel Thumbprints

    Caramel Thumbprints

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (7 Ratings)

    Melted caramel candy adds luscious richness to the cocoa goodness of these cookies.

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Cheesecake Bites

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Cheesecake Bites

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (16 Ratings)

    These rich, no-bake morsels are utterly decadent and packed with chocolate-y flavor. Make the night before so they have time to properly set, then unveil and impress your guests.

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  • Rudolph the Red-nosed Cookie

    Rudolph the Red-nosed Cookie

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    Average rating of 4/5. (5 Ratings)

    If you thought he was cute as a reindeer wait until you see him as a cookie. So cute you could just eat him up, and you will!

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  • meringue snowflakes

    Meringue Snowflakes

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    Average rating of 4/5. (15 Ratings)

    Presented in decorative tins, these sparkly meringues are satisfying both to make and to give.

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  • Frosty Graham Crackers

    Frosty Graham Crackers

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    Average rating of 4/5. (2 Ratings)

    Baking cookies is fun, but it's the decorating that kids really get jazzed about. Here's how you can cut to the chase!

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  • Gingerbread Lantern

    Gingerbread Lantern

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (9 Ratings)

    You and your family can shed new light on a holiday baking tradition with this elegant gingerbread lantern.

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  • Sweet 'n' Spicy Lebkuchen

    Sweet 'n' Spicy Lebkuchen

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (7 Ratings)

    These spicy holiday cookies from Germany have all the spice of a gingersnap and a texture that's tender and chewy.

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  • Mint Cookie Pops

    Mint Cookie Pops

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (3 Ratings)

    These cookie pops put a fun spin on traditional holiday baking.

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  • Santa Hats

    Santa Hats

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    Average rating of 4/5. (19 Ratings)

    These crispy confections are brimming with kid appeal, and they're easy to make by the trayful for holiday parties.

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  • Sesame Crisps

    Sesame Crisps

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    Average rating of 0/5. (0 Ratings)

    These crunchy toasted-nut-flavored cookies pack up without crumbling. Send a dozen to a distant relative or bring a batch along on your holiday house visits.

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  • Tropical  Snowballs

    Tropical Snowballs

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    Average rating of 0/5. (0 Ratings)

    Some call these powdery cookies Mexican wedding cakes or Russian tea cakes. We prefer the kid-appealing "snowballs" and gave ours a hint of lemon for a whimsical, tropical twist.

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  • Popcorn Ball Ornaments

    Popcorn Ball Ornaments

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (3 Ratings)

    Have a ball with these edible Christmas ornaments!

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  • Italian Christmas Cookie Tree

    Italian Christmas Cookie Tree

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    Average rating of 4/5. (22 Ratings)

    Tonya Dirksen's Italian great-grandmother used to make these iced cake cookies for holiday gatherings, piling them high on a plate to form a cookie tree.

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  • Chocolate Noogies

    Chocolate Noogies

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    Baking these cookies has been a holiday tradition for Claudia Wardius since childhood.

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