Quick Christmas gift recipes (2024)

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Make a quick homemade Christmas gift with our clever present ideas. Bake some festive cookies, cook up a pot of 10-minute mincemeat or make a boozy infusion.

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  • Christmas cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.75 ratings

    These festive vanilla cookies make a beautiful edible Christmas tree decoration. Or, you could pack them into boxes to give as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.

    • 22 mins
    • Easy
  • App onlyVanilla spiral biscuits. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these spiral biscuits as a festive gift at Christmas for friends and family. Made with red and green food colouring, they use our universal dough recipe

    • 40 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • Christmas raspberry dodgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these fun festive biscuits as a Christmas gift for friends and family. They're made with our universal dough recipe, raspberry jam and icing sugar

    • 45 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • App onlyGingerbread brownies. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Wrap up and gift these cute brownies, or simply fill your biscuit tin with a batch. With the warming flavour of gingerbread, they're perfect at Christmas

    • 55 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Gift this granola at Christmas for a thoughtful present. Packed with dried fruit, nuts and stem ginger, it will keep in an airtight container for up to a month

    • 40 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • Red velvet brownies

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy these festively red, rich and fudgy brownies swirled with a tangy cheesecake filling. They're perfect treat when you have guests over at Christmas

    • 40 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • Quick peanut brittle

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Break this salted peanut brittle into shards to decorate puds or give as a gift to a foodie friend. It will keep for several weeks in an airtight container

    • 7 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegan
  • Quick florentines

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Take a handful of ingredients and create these dark chocolate florentines. They make a delicious treat with your afternoon tea or a tasty homemade gift

    • 50 mins
    • Easy
  • Christmas rocky road

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Adapt this festive rocky road however you like. It’s great for using up leftover Christmas sweets and biscuits, and you can get kids involved in making them, too

    • 25 mins
    • Easy
  • Microwave boozy fudge

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.28 ratings

    Also known as miracle fudge, this indulgent sweet treat is made in minutes in the microwave, and makes for an ideal last-minute edible gift – no sugar thermometer required

    • 17 mins
    • Easy
    • Gluten-free
  • Christmas gin

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Create your own bespoke Christmas gin with our easy recipe, full of fruity flavours and aromatic spices. Give as a homemade gift or try a festive G&T

    • 5 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
  • A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Are you invited to a festive event? Fill a hamper with homemade goodies to thank your host, including these moreish shortbread biscuits with a twist

    • 38 mins
    • Easy
  • Mini gingerbread house mug toppers

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Perch these delightful little gingerbread houses on the edge of your mug for a festive treat. Try them with hot chocolate or mulled wine for adults

    • 32 mins
    • More effort
    • Vegetarian
  • Checkerboard biscuits

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Rustle up these colourful cookies as a festive gift for friends. Made with our universal dough recipe, the checkerboard effect is created through layering

    • 45 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Give millionaire's shortbread a makeover with our rum and raisin traybake. It makes a delicious surprise for far-away friends as it can slot through a letterbox

    • 1 hr
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • App onlyChocolate peppermint crinkle cookie. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these chocolate crinkle cookies as part of a festive gift box for friends at Christmas. They're filled with a stunning peppermint cream

    • 30 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • Coconut caramels

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these caramels as a Christmas treat for family and friends. Add in other festive goodies and wrap up in a gift box for a thoughtful present

    • 35 mins
    • More effort
    • Gluten-free
  • Ginger biscuit snowflakes

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Gift these festive-themed ginger biscuits to friends at Christmas time. They're made with our universal dough recipe, cinnamon, ginger and mixed spice

    • 1 hr 5 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegetarian
  • A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this hot sauce to gift at Christmas as part of a food hamper. It's ideal for a chilli lover – the heat will mellow with time

    • 48 mins
    • Easy
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
  • Apple pie cookie kit

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    This jar of cookie ingredients makes an original gift for a favourite teacher - simply pop in a jar and add a label with the cooking instructions to transform into deliciously fruity, spiced biscuits

    • 20 mins
    • Easy
  • Homemade Irish cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    Our homemade Irish cream recipe is delicious over ice and the perfect way to end your Christmas dinner. It also makes a fabulous gift for friends and family

    • 12 mins
    • Easy
  • Snow globe hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.12 ratings

    Marshmallows and strawberry laces transform into a snowman in this cute edible gift idea - a hot chocolate kit in a jam jar - perfect family fun

    • 20 mins
    • Easy
  • White chocolate chip fudge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.49 ratings

    Why not make a gift of this indulgent fudge? You can vary it with different types of chocolate to suit different tastes

    • 25 mins
    • More effort
  • Chewy cranberry choc-nut cookie kit

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Fill a glass jar with the ingredients for fruity macadamia and white chocolate chip biscuits and present as a gift

    • 15 mins
    • Easy

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