Looking for some easy, no bake, last-minute gifts for neighbors, teachers, mail-carriers or friends? Look no further! Here are the top ideas for gifts that you can whip together in no time.
Easy Does It!
Here are some super simple gift ideas that you can simplify even further. Don’t have time to make tags for the reindeer noses? Leave them out altogether! Want to skip the sprinkles in the Christmas Crack Chex Mix? Do it!
Make these Mason jars of Reindeer Noses with Whoppers and red gumballs for the noses. Just glue the antlers, googly eyes, and pom pom nose, and you have a cute, delicious present.
Don’t want to make your own gift tags? These are elegant and simple and will go well with many gifts. This round-up post includes templates for gift tags, gift card holders and even winter crafts for the kiddos in your life!
Sweet & Salty Treats
If your favorite neighbor or teacher likes sweet and salty treats, then we’ve got you covered! This recipe for Chex Mix Christmas Crack has Bugles, white chocolate, peppermint, and more. Mix your dry ingredients together first, then coat with melted white chocolate, and let dry. Break apart and give away in a cute holiday tin!
Love chocolate and pretzels? Easily make this White Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel recipe by melting white chocolate with a little bit of shortening in a tall glass or container. Dip the pretzel rods halfway in chocolate, sprinkle your favorite sprinkles on and let dry.
These classic Christmas Pretzel M&M Hugs can be made in 30 minutes or less. First, line the pretzels on a baking sheet with the Hugs on top of them and bake. Then put an M&M on top of each Hug and press down. After they have cooled, put them together in a clear gift bag!
Fudge for All
Love to make fudge, but want to give your recipients something they won’t get from anyone else this holiday season? Try these three easy fudge recipes!
Use sweetened condensed milk to make the base of this easy Salted Caramel Fudge. Then pour melted chocolate and sprinkle sea salt on top, and you’re done!
Want a holiday variation on an old favorite? Try this Chocolate Peppermint Fudge made with Andes Mint chips, and add sprinkles to take it to the next level. Ready for something sweet that’s not chocolate?
This non-traditional Gingerbread Fudge will knock your socks off with molasses and seasonal spices. Bonus points if you use a cookie cutter for that adorable gingerbread shape!
Gifts Ready in 5 Minutes!
And, last but not least, here are the ultimate easy, last-minute gifts for that person who you almost forgot about…
If you want to give something a little less sugary that still packs an aesthetic punch, make a Clementine Wreath! Simply lay out 6 to 8 clementines on a piece of cellophane, wrap up, tie together in a circle, and add a gift tag to complete the gift.
Who doesn’t love cinnamon rolls, especially in the winter?! With the cute (& free) printable, you don’t even need to wrap this gift. Your recipient can enjoy hot cinnamon rolls with minimum effort as a special treat either during the holidays or the first snow of the season.