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Edible gift recipes – marshmallow recipes, granola recipes, personalized canning jars, and more handmade food gift ideas

Printable Canning Jar Labels – Personalized

Making your famous strawberry jam this season? Dress it up in style with these printable canning labels from my etsy store that YOU easily personalize and print at home. Use these unlimited personalized canning labels year after year on cans and other food gifts. Just open the PDF file using Acrobat Reader 9, a free …

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Sriracha Salt Recipe Hot n’ Spicy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift

This Sriracha salt recipe makes a hot and spicy Valentine’s Day gift for your snugglebug. See how easy it is to make DIY sriracha salt with this two-ingredient sriracha salt “recipe” that’s a great last-minute DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea. My friend Macki made this clever Sriracha salt for Father’s Day last year and I …

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Homemade Cranberry Granola Recipe

Cristin Siegel is here with us today to share another of her awesome DIY projects (see Giving Tree Save-The-Date Wedding Announcement Free Printable, Kaya’s dog bed free sewing pattern, Covered Card Boxes, and Personalized Mason Jars for Wedding Bouquets). And this one is super yummy, trust me; Cristin gifted me a jar of her homemade …

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Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe (aka Cake Mix Cookies)

This Christmas ooey gooey butter cookies recipe (also known as ‘cake mix cookies recipe’) is courtesy of my friend Debbie who makes these yummies for her annual Christmas party. Debbie is from St. Louis where gooey butter cake is a local staple, and this gooey butter cookie recipe is meant to pay homage to that …

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Australian Weet-Bix Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

It’s been 10 years now since I lived in Sydney, Australia. Recently we received a gift box (yay!) filled with heaps of Australian beer and food – including my favorite biscuits, Arnott’s shortbreads – as well as a box of Weet-Bix, self-proclaimed “Australia’s favourite cereal.” Never a huge milk and Weet-Bix breakfast fan, I thought …

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Toasted Coconut Chocolate Valentine Dessert with Cacoa Nibs

While I’ve never been much of a Valentine’s Day girl, I’ve always been a big fan of coconut and chocolate. I made these special treats by modifying a recipe from an Australian cookbook. Ingredients (for four Valentine’s Day treats): 1 cup coconut 1 egg white (buy pasteurized eggs if you can) 5/8 cup cream (just …

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Homemade marshmallows recipe

Today we’re going to learn how to make marshmallows using a really easy marshmallow recipe – it’s a yummy DIY gift and you can always make some extras for yourself. Lately I’ve developed a bit of a hot chocolate habit during the mid-afternoon workday at the day job. After spotting a box of “homemade” marshmallows …

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Engagement Party Alphabet Cookies

We co-hosted a couple’s BBQ last July to celebrate the engagement of my friend Heather (H) and her fiance Noah (N). Our co-hostess Michelle Platts scored by bringing these festive romantic sugar cookies that she baked with her daughter Vivian. I think this is such a cute idea not only for engagement parties and couple’s …

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