There's nothing better than a handmade foodie gift to make someone feel really special. Start preparing for Christmas by making edible gifts to share with family and friends, from jams, chutneys and homemade liqueurs that are best to make ahead, to Christmas cookies and velvety chocolate truffles, made nearer the time. These edible Christmas gifts are all the more delicious (and thoughtful) when homemade.
It's easy to transform these edible Christmas gift recipes into beautifully wrapped presents if you start collecting glass jars and bottles, cellophane, pretty ribbon and tissue paper to package your gifts.
Sweet sticky florentines are a staple seasonal favourite, and these light and dark chocolate ones will make a lovely present.
truffles, brownies and shortbread all make wonderful gifts and a lot of
the time, many of these can be made in advance so you don't have to
worry too much about being short on time. There's also something very
personal about receiving a gift that's homemade, as it shows you've
really put the time and effort into making something you know they will
Christmas gift recipes you'll need to make your friends and family
really happy during the festive period...
Or if you'd rather buy a foodie gift, take a look at our 2015 Christmas gifts for foodies.