11 Homemade Edible Gifts

12/19/2012 11:33 am ET Updated Feb 18, 2013

Gift giving requires a certain art and balance. Presents should be thoughtful, personal, but never showy ... it's no wonder the holidays are so full of stress. Luckily, make-at-home, edible gifts are the perfect solution for any stumped giver -- they're thoughtful and personal by definition, and who doesn't love something to eat? 'Tis the season of giving and eating. Why not combine the two?

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11 Homemade Edible Gifts