Easy, Yummy Food Gifts

HGTV Magazine shows you how to wrap up easy-to-make treats in cute packaging. Find the recipes at the bottom of each slide, and you’ll have an impressive and delicious present!
By: Blake Ramsey

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward

Photo By: Sarah Anne Ward

Candy Cane Popcorn

Using a white paint marker, color in a pinwheel pattern on a red cookie tin lid and let dry. Write the treat's name on a label; stick it to the front. With baker’s twine, attach a gift tag to the handle. Get the recipe here. Container: Red cookie tin, cookietins.com; Label: Red Dots bracket label, paper-source.com; Gift tag: Party styling tag in candy apple red, shopsweetlulu.com

Holiday Party Mix

Fill a container with party mix, put the lid on it, and tie a bow from bottom to top. Stamp the treat's name on a label; stick it to the front. Using baker’s twine, attach a gift tag to the ribbon. Get the recipe here. Containers: Sweet Bliss Containers pint-size frozen dessert containers, amazon.com; Ribbon: Herringbone 3/5" ribbon in hot pink, mjtrim.com; Stamps: Hero Arts Typewriter Letters stamp set, and Hero Arts Cleardesign Block large letter, ucutathome.com; Ink: Tsukineko Memento Luxe ink pad in rose bud, createforless.com; Labels: Firecracker Red 2" x 2" labels, paperpresentation.com; Gift tags: Scallop 2" circle cards in raspberry, paperpresentation.com,

Cinnamon Ginger Applesauce

Fill a canning jar with the applesauce and seal. Attach a bamboo spoon with washi tape, wrapping tape around the jar so the ends meet underneath. Stamp a gift tag with an apple icon; write the treat's name on it. Attach it to the tape with glue spots. Get the recipe here. Canning jar: Bale square 19-ounce glass jar, specialtybottle.com; Spoon: Raspberry Chevron wooden spoon, paperpresentation.com; Tape: Red Candy Striped washi tape, justartifacts.net; Stamp: Apple stamp, judikins.com for stores; Gift tag: Crest Solar White 2 1/2" circle card, paperpresentation.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark and White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Line box with parchment paper and fill with bark. Wrap ribbon around the box. Write the treat's name on a gift tag and attach it to the ribbon. Get the recipe for chocolate peanut butter here and the recipe for white chocolate peppermint here. Containers: Polka Dot Red medium gourmet window boxes, nashvillewraps.com; Ribbon: Red/natural 3/8" stripe tape, mjtrim.com; Gift tag: Cherry Wood gift tag, containerstore.com

Chocolate Truffles

Line the slots of a plastic egg carton with mini cupcake liners. Put a truffle in each, then wrap ribbon around the carton. Using individual letter stamps, stamp the treat name onto a gift tag; attach with glue spots. Get the recipe here. Egg cartons: Ovotherm Glass Clear twin 6-egg cartons, eggcartons.com; Cupcake liners: Cupcake Creations mini red cupcake baking papers, globalsugarart.com; Ribbon: For a similar look, try Red/white chevron stripe 5/8" woven wired ribbon, etsy.com/shop/luckyladypapercrafts; Gift tag: Classic Crest Scallop 2" circle card in solar white, paperpresentation.com; Stamp: 2000 Plus Custom stamp kit with wood handle, staples.com

Hot Cocoa and Snowmen Marshmallows

Using a rolled piece of wax paper as a funnel, fill one tube with hot cocoa mix. Write directions on a label and stick it on the tube. Stack marshmallows in another tube. Tie a ribbon around the tubes. Get the recipe here. Containers: 2" candy tubes, visipak.com; Label: 2" x 4" shipping labels, avery.com; Ribbon: For a similar look, try Red/white striped 1/2" grosgrain ribbon, etsy.com/shop/luckyladypapercrafts.

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