Delicious Holiday Food Gift Ideas

A homemade gift is the sweetest thing. Not fancy, just straight from the heart. We cooked up three base recipes, with variations—and sprinkled with decorating tips.

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General Wrapping Resources
Photo: Rumulo Yanes, Resources: Sarah Smart

General Wrapping Resources

Clear plastic box (containing cupcakes) available at ($10.80 for a package of 10).

1-lb. round silver tin (holding gingerbread men) from The Container Store ($3.29 each).

Waxed linen thread (on spool) available in many colors at The Caning Shop ($12.95 for a 100-yard spool).

Dark teal glassine paper available in store at Kate's Paperie, NYC ($3 per sheet). Similar: German tissue available in green at ($3 per sheet).

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