Christmas gift Ideas for foodies

Everyone deserves something that they absolutely love on Christmas, not just what you happened to see and like. So when you’re thinking about all the gifts you have to buy for Christmas, keep in mind everyone’s quirks and preferences.


If you know a foodie then it will not surprise you to find out that something that they want may be related to food. Whether it is a fruit bowl, a mixer, or even a lovely set of foods; chances are that a foodie’s favourite place is in the kitchen, whipping up something delicious. So, keep this in mind when you’re shopping for Christmas gift ideas for foodies.

What to remember:

Here are a couple of things that you should keep in mind that will make your shopping process a lot easier. These points will help you minimize your search and find the best products for the best rates available.

  • The first thing you need to establish is your budget. Half your work will be done if you know exactly how much you’re willing to spend, instead of just looking through things that you may not be able to afford.
  • What kind of foodie is the person? Are they kind that enjoy eating over cooking or vice versa? If there a place they’ve wanted to try? Perhaps taking them out to dinner would be a gift in itself.
  • What are their likes and dislikes? Is there anything specific that they need or want?
  • Figure out where you can get the stuff you want instead of just walking through shops aimlessly or looking through the wrong sites.

Christmas Gift ideas:

1. Gift basket

Christmas gift basket

Nothing is more satisfying than receiving a big gift basket filled with an assortment of food on Christmas. This Christmas gift basket is as festive as it gets. There are a number of both sweet and savoury treats like smoked salmon, assorted nuts, a variety of chocolate and a host of other things. If you want you can even personalize this gift by adding a personal message to it. It is definitely something that will be appreciated by even someone who isn’t a big foodies, simply because of how delicious all the items in the basket are.


2. Hershey’s Kisses

christmas gift for foodies hershey kisses

One of the favourite brands of chocolate for any chocolate lover is Hershey’s. Hershey’s kisses are popular for a reason, they are bite sized and so very addictive. This bulk package of kisses is definitely going to make any chocolate lovers day. They come in an assortment of fillings and they are even wrapped in the festive coloured papers. This item has about 100 kisses that are sure to last well past the festive season.

3. Cookies


Cookies are something that you can never go wrong with. They are the perfect Christmas gift for any foodie. Chocolate is a flavour that most people like, but these cookies are simply coated with chocolate so that it isn’t too sweet. There is also a nice crispy crunch to it to add to the texture. The cookies also have a variety of inner fillings so each cookie remains a surprise for the taste buds.


4. Basketeers Chocolate Heaven

broadway basketters chocolate

If you want to give someone a fancy but edible gift then this is the way to go. This basket comes with an assortment of cookies and chocolates all very delicately wrapped in boxes and ready to eat. Each item is fresh and tastes amazing. This Christmas gift basket is also very reasonably priced so you don’t have to worry about stepping over your budget at all.

5. Savoury gift basket

hickory farms gift basket

If the person you want to give a gift too prefers savoury items over the sweet ones then this is the perfect gift basket. It has samples from Hickory Farms and includes a sausage, mustard sauce, crackers and cheese. You simply cannot go wrong with this Christmas gift basket that is also wrapped to suit the festive occasion.


6. Gourmet Basket

food nuts basket gourmet

This gift basket is for the healthy vegan foodie that you know. It is the perfect assortment of nuts and chocolate that you can possibly find and it is also extremely appetizing. This gift comes wrapped and ready for you to gift, so you don’t have to worry about anything at all. This Gourmet basket is healthy and delicious and you can even personalize it with a message to give it your own special touch. But it is the perfect last minute gift that you could possibly get for a foodie who is also vegan.

7. Meat and Cheese

Meat and cheese: Christmas gift

This sampler box is one of the oldest gifts in foodie history. The reason for this is the fact that you can never go wrong with meat and cheese, especially in that combination. The assortment of cheese you have to choose from is Swiss cheese, Chipotle cheddar cheese, hot pepper cheese round, and a bunch of different meats like salami.


8. Blast from the past

Christmas gift for foodis Blast from the past

These days it is not always possible to get all the candies that you used to get back in the 80’s, even though they may have some of the best candies around. But with this capsule, you can definitely transport someone to the past with an assortment of 55 candies that used to be available back in the 80’s. This gift is fun, and definitely something that will induce warm nostalgia in an old sweet tooth foodie.

9. Classic Cookies

Christmas gift Classic cookies

Go old school with these assorted cookies from Kraft. They are absolutely crunchy and light and can be devoured in seconds. They also make one of the gift baskets that are available for such a reasonable price. With just enough chocolate and cookie to go a long way, this gift basket is sure to light up a foodie’s world.


This list is meant to help you easily pick a gift for the foodie in your life. What seemed like a hard task has now been made a lot easier. All these gifts are reasonably priced and will safe you a lot of valuable time and effort, especially if you have planned to do some last minute shopping or have forgotten someone’s gift.