Delicious Christmas Food Gifts that Anyone Can Bake

Wrap up these homemade baked goods and give them as festive food gifts to family and friends.

By Amy Ahlberg
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    Chocolate Snowballs

    You can make the batter for these sugar-dusted, melt-in-your mouth snowball cookies ahead of time, then just shape and bake.

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    Cranberry Banana Coffee Cake

    Cranberries add a unique, seasonal flavor to streusel-topped coffee cake, great for a holiday morning breakfast.

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    Cappuccino Muffins

    Fans of both coffee and chocolate will love these muffins, which have an easy chocolate candy filling hidden inside.

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    Cranberry Layer Cake

    This cranberry-orange-walnut cake starts with boxed cake mix, but gets dressed up with homemade cream-cheese frosting.

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    Currant Scone Mix

    Pack this simple homemade mix into pretty, airtight containers to gift—your friend just adds eggs and water. 

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    Chocolate-Filled Spritz Cookies

    These seasonally-shaped cookies are sandwiched around a layer of melted chocolate for extra indulgence.

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    Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

    For a cute twist on a retro favorite, make these adorable little cakes in your everyday muffin tins.

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    Almond Chocolate Biscotti

    Packaged cake mix makes easy work of these festive treats; wrap them up in cellophane bags tied with ribbon. Add a packet of gourmet coffee for a sweet little coffee break gift.

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    Secret Kiss Cookies

    Bite into these little cookies and find a surprise—a chocolate kiss! (Ask the kids to help unwrap all the candies.)

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    Orange Breakfast Rolls

    An orange filling and lemon glaze makes these citrusy breakfast rolls irresistible, especially when they're warm.

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    Danish Julekage

    For a taste of Scandinavia, make this cardamom-scented holiday bread studded with candied fruit.

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    Braided Egg Bread

    This poppy seed-flecked bread only looks like it's difficult to make—and anyone who receives a loaf will be duly impressed.

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    Praline Cookies

    These pecan-studded, crispy-yet-chewy cookies can be made and frozen ahead of time, making your holiday baking schedule a lot easier. Just defrost a day before you're ready to gift them.

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