Giftable Treats for Christmas

Tasty treats that double as holiday presents for family and friends are the perfect, wallet-friendly way to satisfy everyone on your list.

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Cinnamon-Almond Brittle

Frances Janisch

Cinnamon-Almond Brittle

With just a few common ingredients and a microwave you can make this simple but delicious gift.

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Reindeer Munch

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Reindeer Munch

Gift this addictive snack mix in a sweet handmade container that the kids can leave out for Santa's hungry helpers.

Line a homemade paper cone with wax paper and seal with a decorative closure.

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Brownie Bite Boxes

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Brownie Bite Boxes

Whats better than getting a present topped with a pretty ribbon? Giving a mouthwatering chocolate-coated treat with an edible bow on top!

Wrap the brownie bites in foil candy wrappers and gift them in small cloth bags decorated with sequins.

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How to Make Candy Bar Critters

This video shows you how to make candy bar critters.

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Cupcakes in a Jar

Baby Shower Desserts: Cupcakes in a Jar

Cupcakes in a Jar

Small straight-sided jars work best for this fun gift idea.

Cut a piece of muslin about 2" wider than your jar top, embellish with a rubber stamp design of your choice, and let dry. Place the muslin on the top of the sealed jar and use twine to secure.

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Sweet & Salty Cookie Cups

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Sweet & Salty Cookie Cups

Store-bought sugar-cookie dough makes these treats a breeze to prepare.

To keep them safe in transport, bundle your tasty sweets in a decorative box.

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Snowman Pops

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Snowman Pops

The more the merrier when it comes to these adorable Frosty look-alikes. Tie a bunch of them together and you've got a jolly Christmas bouquet.

Fill small milk bottles with white paper shreds and stand snowman pops in glass. Wrap with cellophane for safe transport.

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How-to Make Snowman Pops

Originally published in the December 2011 issue of Parents magazine.

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