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24 Unique Gifts for Food Lovers (that aren’t Cookies or Candy) + Giveaway

24 Unique Gifts for Food Lovers that aren’t cookies or candy! Sometimes, it’s great to give something that isn’t food since we’re all inundated with sweets this time of year. This is a great guide to help get you started.

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Tis the season of giving gifts. Glorious gifts! Yes, I absolutely know there is more to “the most wonderful time of the year” than gifts. There’s some falalalala, jingle bells, yule tide, spiked punch, Ralphie, and Elf thrown in there too.

Before you set off to make your sugar cookies, Oreo truffles, or magic cookie bars, check out these 24 unique gifts that AREN’T food and then see what Food 52 has for great gift ideas for under $50 and the 21 Laugh-Out-Loud White Elephant Gifts from How Does She. You’ll be sure to find something awesome.

Also, in the spirit of gift giving, I’ve teamed up with Rodelle to bring you a fun giveaway. The rafflecopter form is at the end of the post. But first, gift ideas!

1.     RAW WILDFLOWER HONEY & CREAMED HONEY SET (Certified Naturally Grown honey). 

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2.     DIY VEGAN MOZZARELLA & RICOTTA CHEESE KIT. 

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3.     BE MISCHIEVOUS FORTUNE COOKIE LARIAT NECKLACE – I lied about the cookies. But this one you can’t eat. 

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4.     MOSCOW MULE RECIPE CHALKBOARD ART PRINT – Cocktail art. Brilliant. 

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5.     CAKEBOX – make your cake and bring it too. It holds up to a 10inch cake or 18 cupcakes. 

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6.     SEASONAL FRUITS & VEGETABLES ART PRINT – I may have studied more if text books came in gold foil print. 

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7.     CREW CANVAS APRON – Practicality, peeps. Get it here.

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8.     GALLON COLD BREW COFFEE KIT, 16 SERVINGS – GIMMIE ALL THE COFFEE 

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9.     MAGNETIC PORTER BOTTLE OPENER – Necessity. 

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10.  TIMBREFONE STRATA WOOD PHONE SPEAKER – I use a cup for a similar effect. This is way cooler. 

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11.  WOOD iPAD STAND CUTTING BOARD STYLE COOKBOOK HOLDER – Cooking made classy.Unique Gifts for Food Lovers that aren't Food from What The Fork Food Blog | whattheforkfoodblog.com

Photo credit: Etsy12.  GLUTEN-FREE SOURDOUGH LOAVES, 3-PACK – Chances are, you know somebody who is gluten free. Get ready to be their Christmas hero. Get it here.

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13.  KBBK KOMBUCHA HOME BREW KIT – Just so you can say you made your own Kombucha. K-boom. 

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14.  DIY MASON JAR KITCHEN HERB GARDEN KIT – This might be something I can keep alive. 

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15.  CLASSIC COCKTAILS BAR SET – Happy Holidays, let’s get crunk. 

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16.  JUST KIDDING WINE COFFEE MUG – even better when gifted with a bottle of wine. 

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17.  WOOD SIX-PACK BEER CARRIER – This is perfect. Absolutely perfecto.

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18.  Personalized Name Cookie Cutter – For all those times someone ate your food because it didn’t have your name on it. Get it here.

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19.  Foodie Dice® Dinners Pouch – Turn this into a drinking game by doing a shot every time you re-roll the dice. Get it here.

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20.  Homemade Vanilla Extract – “I made you this vanilla extract so you can make me some cookies.” See how to make it here.

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21.  5 Minute DIY Gold Mugs – Because coffee tastes better in gold. Get it here.

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22.  I Love You Like Biscuits and Gravy wall décor – That’s a whole lotta love. Get it here.

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23.  Grammar Teacup and Saucer Set of 2 – Preach. 

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24. Homemade Kahlua – Yes, yes, and yasssss. Get the recipe here.

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And now, what many of you are waiting for…. it’s giveaway time! Today’s giveaway is sponsored by Rodelle Vanilla. This prize pack will be sure to give you a nice leg-up when it comes to your holiday baking. Rodelle Kitchen will be providing one winner with gourmet baking cocoa, vanilla extract, vanilla beans, almond extract and chocolate extract. Good luck!

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  1. Hello Sharon, you’ve made a great resources of unique gifts in this blog post. I really like all of these unique ideas. Thanks for taking the time and making such an awesome blog post.

  2. Karibeth S. says:

    My Uncle gave me his piano. He knew how much I wanted one and he was too ill to play it anymore, so he gave it to me. It is special because it was his and he was such a kind and loving man.

  3. Cheryl Newton says:

    Easy. In 1982, when I was 16, I got a red 1967 Ford Mustang. Best. Christmas. Ever.

  4. Anything that comes from heart.

  5. Brianna says:

    Any gift that comes with a smile and some love–hard to just pick an item. Sometimes the card can be the best part!

  6. Lori Williams says:

    A towel set from a friend who passed away. Miss her a lot.

  7. Sending my hubby this link because I want ALL THE THINGS! I can’t decide which mug set I’m going to ask for. They are all so classy and cute. And that cake box! And the herb garden set! I also love the cold brew coffee set.
    I also have a friend who would just love the vegan cheese making kit!
    Thanks for doing all my Christmas shopping for me, Sharon!

    • Ched says:

      Outstanding food gift ideas. we usually don’t think that, we can give food gifts but Sharon, you came with awesome food gift ideas. Thanks

  8. W-O-W! That’s a great bunch of gifts that anyone would love! I have a pie box but now I want the cake box too!

  9. This list is super awesome. I love all the unique gift ideas in here!

  10. I literally just put a cheese making kit on my Christmas list! Love all these ideas!

  11. Annamarie V says:

    My favorite gift was when my Husband got me a new wedding ring one year for Christmas, I was completely surprised.

  12. christina p says:

    My favorite gift is a day of relaxation. Watching movies and laying around with the family.

  13. DJ says:

    I love the cookie cutters. I do a lot of baking and they would be so cute to have.

  14. Um yeah, this is basically like all of my favorite things in one gift guide. Love it1

  15. I might be buying presents for myself. LOL Favorite gift I ever received. tough question, I need categories. But I love simple gifts that remind the sender of me.

  16. Great ideas and finally some options that aren’t just junk food!

  17. There are so many fun ideas right here! I want a few of them for myself…but since I need to shop for others I need to contain myself…now just trying to think who would like some of these. Maybe my husband would want that bottle opener…see where I am going with this? LOL Entering your giveaway too! 🙂

  18. Laura says:

    After trying to conceive for awhile, we were finally blessed with the gift of a baby girl! Nothing better than that. Love this list…so many good ideas!

  19. The MUGS – I need them! lol Loving your gift ideas. So many cool things for foodies!

  20. Paula says:

    Awesome ideas! Last year my husband totally surprised me with an ipad mini…that has been the most used gift, I think I’ve ever gotten (and it’s mostly used to pull up recipes in the kitchen) 🙂

  21. I’m always looking for gift ideas! I love that iPad cookbook stand, and those coffee mugs are the cutest!! And the teacher in me secretly loves the grammar teacup set. 🙂

  22. I love that you made these gifts about food, but without using actual food! Sent the link to my hubby to shop from 😉

    Cheers,
    Chrystal

  23. Fantastic ideas!!! I want to make my own kombucha!
    My favorite “foodie” gift last year was my dehydrator!