12 Simple Homemade Sweets and Treats to Give for Christmas

If you’ve been following along on the Rustic Christmas trend we’ve been showcasing, then you know that edible gift ideas just had to be part of the series! The array of irresistible holiday goodies we found was mind-boggling. So we chose to focus on those simple enough to be home-made, then prettily packaged rustic-style for giving. Just click on each link for the recipes!

Home-baked Gifts: Bread, Muffins, Cookies, Fudge

From banana bread to brownies, rustic sweets for Christmas.

Comfort food can also make wonderful Christmas treats! They’re just the right goodies that kids look forward to during the holidays. Choose from among these well-loved baked goods to give as presents this year.

1 – Banana bread, from Cherished Bliss
2 – Cinnamon spice muffin mix in a jar, from Skip to My Lou
3 – Gingerbread Christmas trees, from Sweet Sugar Bean
4 – Easy vegan fudge, from Cookie and Kate
5 – Pretzel M&M hugs, from Cooking Classy

Homemade Treats: Nuts, Pretzels, and Candy

Here are more holiday favorites to choose from. They’re basically munchies you can easily make, but each with a flavor or fun twist that makes them gift-worthy!

From homemade marshmallows to chocolate dipped candy canes, homemade Christmas sweets.

6 – White toasted almond bark with sea salt, from The View from Great Island
7 – Hot chocolate on a stick and brownies, from The Intrepid Baker
8 – Pretzel rods, from It All Started with Paint
9 – Chocolate-dipped candy canes, from By Stephanie Lynn
10 -  Spiced nuts with olive oil and honey, from Tesco
11 – Cinnamon pecan brittle, from Elana’s Pantry
12 – Homemade marshmallows, from A Farmgirl’s Dabbles

Oh, and don’t forget to package your treats using containers, materials, and trimmings with that crafty rustic charm! Be sure to check out post on Rustic Gift Packaging and Wrapping Ideas

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