5 baked goods to give as gifts

When in doubt—bake! Homemade goods always make the sweetest gifts. Here's a handful of yummy ones to give.

By Eshun Mott
5 baked goods to give as gifts

5 baked goods to give as gifts

Decadent Dark Chocolate Sauce with a Hint of Mint

This sauce is great drizzled on ice cream or cake, and it also works as a decadent dip. Try using dark chocolate wafers to save yourself some chopping. Decorate your mason jar then attach a gift tag to make this the sweetest treat ever. Get the recipe: Decadent Dark Chocolate Sauce with a Hint of Mint

decorated mason jar filled with homemade chocolate sauce Photo: Ryan Szulc

Cheddar and Thyme Coins

These delicious crackers will wow your friends.  Making a gift tag and the cute packaging is easy, too. Get the recipe: Cheddar and Thyme Coins

homemade crackers in gift wrap Photo: Ryan Szulc


White Chocolate Crunch

This is a great blend of sweet and salty. Using a food processor for the white chocolate saves you time—especially if you’re packaging multiple batches for friends. A cute gift tag can be attached anywhere you like, too. Get the recipe: White Chocolate Crunch

DIY gift box for homemade squarrs Photo: Ryan Szulc

Sugar-and-Spice Monkey Bread

Best served fresh, if you’re not planning on gifting your loaf right away, you can easily freeze it for later. Cover the bread in this adorable candy-inspired wrapper for extra flare and don’t forget the gift tags! Get the recipe: Sugar-and-Spice Monkey Bread

loaf of monkey bread Photo: Ryan Szulc

Ginger-Caramel Popcorn

People won’t be able to resist this tasty treat. Our cute cones hold one cup of popcorn, which is perfect for little tummys. Make one for everyone on your list. Get the recipe: Ginger-Caramel Popcorn

homemade cones of caramel popcorn Photo: Ryan Szulc

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This article was originally published on Dec 17, 2015

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