We’re betting these presents won’t get returned.
Gifting delicious specialty foods is certain to earn you a gold star with your favorite foodie this holiday season. Rather than run the risk of picking up a kitchen tool or gadget that your gourmand might already have, try one of these delectable gifts —they're easily shipped or packed in your suitcase.
Heirloom cocoa beans are brought directly from Madagascan farmers so they can earn a profit and live sustainably.
Madécasse, $45 (8 bars), madecasse.com.
The dough is vegan and gluten- and grain-free, making it safe to enjoy raw if you can't wait for cookies to bake.
Cappello's, $99 (8 [6-oz.] boxes), cappellos.com.
Sophisticated snackers will love these maple-curry, smoked paprika, and rosemary roasted nut combinations.
Clif Family, $24 (set of 3), cliffamily.com.
This crunchy, garlicky, spicy condiment will amp up everything from your morning yogurt to seared fish fillets to avocado toast.
Bad Seed, $14 (5-oz. jar), mouth.com
These gorgeous, naturally red kernels pop up dense and moist, with next to no throat-catching husks.
Rancho Gordo, $4 (1-lb. bag), ranchogordo.com
This portable bottle of raw Tennessee honey is perfect for a tea drinker or camper.
Williams Honey Farm, $9 (5-oz. flask), williamshoneyfarm.com.
Floral, citrusy, and bracingly bitter, this California-made cousin to Campari is perfect for the cocktail enthusiast.
St. George Spirits, $28 (750 ml.), klwines.com
Caraway and saffron make this condiment a beautifully complex addition to a cheese board featuring mild, creamy cheeses.
Le Bon Magot, $13 (8-oz. jar), lebonmagot.com.
The hearty crackers may outshine the cheese. Lemon and Szechuan pepper jazz up seeds and nuts.
Aida, $9–$10 each, aidaeats.com.