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selection of edible holiday gift items

Homemade Edible Holiday Gift Guide

Here are my best edible holiday gift guide ideas for the special people in your life, including cookies, preserves, chocolate and dried fruit treats.

For the holidays, we always make sugar cookies and gingerbread houses. But I love the idea of sharing homemade treats with the special people in your life.

So, I poured through my recipes to find a worthy collection of goodies. They need to be special and to ship well.

In the spirit of the season, I’m sharing with you my best edible holiday gift ideas.


Toasted oatmeal tahini cookies at
Toasted Oatmeal, Coconut and Tahini Cookies are for Gifting
Here’s a big, bakery-style cookie that introduces tahini into a chewy, toasted oatmeal cookie with golden raisins and, if you’d like, chocolate chips.


blood orange marmalade on toast
Best Time for Marmalade is Now. Here’s How.
Winter brings citrus galore and time for making small batch marmalade. These tips and vanilla blood orange marmalade recipe will get you started.


Chocolate "salami" recipe at
No-Bake Chocolate “Salami” for Gift Giving
A festive and simple dessert to serve or bring to your next holiday party–or to give as gifts this year. There’s no baking involved and it contains no meat!

Dried Fruit

Baked apple chips recipe at
How to Bake Crunchy Cinnamon & Spice Apple Chips
Need more healthy snacks? It’s so easy to slice a few apples, sprinkle them with cinnamon & spices and bake them for a couple of hours to turn them into crispy apple chips.


This homemade granola–made with rolled oats, avocado oil and maple syrup, is a staple for breakfast and snacks. And it’s makes a great holiday gift.


and become a forager

Are you sharing or sending out any homemade gifts this year? Let me know in the comments below or tag a photo #lynnesforage on Instagram or Facebook.

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