Twinkling lights, jingle bells, and reindeer have made their entrance. ‘Tis the season for making and sharing delicious treats!
Christmas is a festive time of year when we celebrate our family, friends, and pets. Since it is often a busy time of year, we put together a list “Twelve Days of Christmas” favors just for you. What better way to celebrate than with a homemade gift crafted with love and care?
While we wouldn’t expect anyone to make twelve days of favors, we think you’ll find these ideas easy and practical. Our list includes both edible and non-edible favors. We even have a special gift for doggies! Whether you want something sweet or fragrant, simple or crafty, these favors are sure to make your holidays merry. It may be hard to make just one!
Stove Top Potpourri – Capture the scents of the season with orange, cinnamon, cloves, and cranberries. Bundle it all up in a gusset bag for a festive gift that smells heavenly.
Reindeer Treat Bags – Need a quick treat bag? Grab a cone bag, jingle bells, and chocolate-covered goodies and you’ll have your red-nosed reindeers ready in less than 15 minutes.
Snowman Donuts – No baking required! Stack prepackaged powdered donuts to make this easy snowman. A red ribbon scarf and a fancy black hat top it off. A heat sealable bag will keep frosty fresh.
Stove Top Simmer – Gather a warm and cozy simmering recipe of fresh cranberries, citrus, and pine. Combine this aromatic goodness in easy filling tin tie bags to give to family and friends.
Peppermint Christmas Party – This yummy alternative to the peppermint stick uses white and red candy drops piled high in a narrow flap seal bag. Add red ribbon for a finishing touch.
Christmas Pines Treat Bag – Get crafty with stamps, your favorite paper, and chocolate kisses to complete this designer bag. Flat bottom gussets hold treats nicely. As a quick alternative, substitute printed gusset bags with a holiday theme.
Christmas Tags – Friends and family will love these artisan tags packaged in a clear tiny box. This favor is not only thoughtful but useful and fun to share. Time to get that wrapping done!
Lump of Coal – For those on the naughty list, a lump of coal has never been so tasty! Inspired by rice krispie treats and a bit of magic, these favors look fancy in jars or gusset bags. Downloadable tags included.
Hot Chocolate on a Stick – Fall in love with hot chocolate all over again. Put chocolate blocks and marshmallows on a stick, place in a flat bottom gusset bag, and give to all your friends!
Mini Pies (Gusset Bag) – Pie crust is the perfect canvas for anything savory or sweet. This mini pie recipe features black cherries. Wrap in a gusset bag and ribbon for an irresistible treat.
Socks and Nail Polish (PE? Bag) – ‘Tis the season for the cozy and colorful! Gather warm socks, matching nail polish and package with ribbons and bells in a simple clear gusset. Printables included!
Dog Treats (Zip Bag) – This gift bag is for furry, tail-wagging members of your family. Fill plastic zip bags with your dog’s favorites and dress up with adorable bag toppers for a tasty treat.