Everyone loves receiving pretty gift baskets filled with edible and drinkable goodies, so these ideas are sure to please, whether you make things from scratch or only have time to dash to the store.
We have something for everyone on your list–and we keep your budget in mind! Try some of these fun, inexpensive theme ideas for sumptuous food baskets:
Apple Delight Basket
A bottle of sparkling cider, a few choice heirloom apples, a jar of homemade or store-bought apple butter, and a Fresh Apple Coffee Cake.
Coffee Lover’s Basket
A pretty pottery mug, a bag or two of flavored coffee beans (see Naturally Flavored Coffees, homemade or store-bought cookies to go with the flavor you chose.
Rolled sugar cookies cut into magical shapes (deer, suns, snowflakes) or with pentacle decorations, beeswax candles, and a sprig of holly.
A tub of flavored hummus, pita bread, tahini, dried chickpeas, Middle Eastern spices, and Peace Cookies.
And here are our Ten Best Gourmet Gift Basket Ideas.
By Cait Johnson, author of Witch in the Kitchen (Inner Traditions, 2001).