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8 Edible Christmas Gifts You Can Make at Home

Save money and have a lot of fun by making homemade treats to give as gifts this Christmas.

8 Homemade Christmas Food Gifts
Handyman Magazine

These gifts work perfectly as party favours, add-ons to other presents and as additions to gift hampers.

One idea is to make all the items of this list and add them all to a festive food-filled gift hamper.​

1. Christmas Tree Cookie Stack
1. Christmas Tree Cookie Stack
Handyman Magazine
How cute is this Christmas tree cookie stack? Make the cookies, ice them, stack them up and voila, the job is done! To give this cookie stack as a gift, place it on a saucer and cover it with cellophane and ribbon. Add some chocolates, lollies and even ornaments to the plate for an added touch.


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