Bowl of yellow lemon curd, whisk, stick of butter, egg shells, halved lemons

Best Food Gifts 2015

In the spirit of banishing fruitcakes everywhere, we’re sharing how to make homemade food gifts that people actually want to receive.

Easy Chocolate Fudge

Easy Chocolate Fudge

“Easiest chocolate fudge recipe ever.” That’s what folks are saying about this simple and spectacular recipe—and they’re right.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 8
Tin cup lined with brown paper and filled with peanut brittle studded with bacon on blue wood

Bacon Peanut Brittle

An unexpected yet inspired concoction of sweet, salt, and smoke that’ll put your childhood recollections of brittle to shame.

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 10
Dark Chocolate Taffy Flowers

Dark Chocolate Taffy Flowers

She went through labor to bring you into the world. Surely you can fashion some dark chocolate taffy flowers for her.

  • (2)
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 6
Bowl of yellow lemon curd, whisk, stick of butter, egg shells, halved lemons

Meyer Lemon Curd

You may think you’re going to gift these little half-pint jars of lemon curd, but who are you kidding? Our money says you’ll be lapping it up straight from the jar.

  • (6)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 27
Pumpkin Seed Crunch

Spicy Pepita Brittle

When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. We couldn’t be more wrong.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Golden Caramels

Golden Caramels

Golden caramels—literally, that’s what these are in taste, color, and decoration.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 3