Homemade Gifts for Teachers

Show your teachers how much you and your children appreciate them with these easy and affordable food gifts.

  • Swedish Almond Cardamom Stars
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro

    Swedish Almond Cardamom Stars

    Let your teachers know that you think they are superstars with a tin of star-shaped iced almond cookies.
  • Cheddar Cookies
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    Cheddar Cookies

    Offer a savory treat to your sweet teacher with a bag oaf butttery cheese cookies topped with pecans.
  • Peppermint Coffee Mix
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    Peppermint Coffee Mix

    If your child's teacher loves coffee, this holiday coffee mix might be her favorite gift of the season.
  • Praline Pecans

    Praline Pecans

    These addictively sweet candied pecans are a great gift for the holidays, and teachers love them because they are a quick pick-up snack. This recipe yields 8 cups so there's plenty to share with others as well as enjoy for yourself.
  • White Chocolate-Peppermint Jumbles
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    White Chocolate-Peppermint Jumbles

    Using a slow cooker is an easy and hassle-free way to prepare food gifts. This recipe coats salty pretzels, sweet animal crackers, and crushed peppermint in melted white chocolate for a treat that is sure to make your teacher smile.
  • Chai Tea Mix
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    Chai Tea Mix

    A trendy hot tea mix is a perfect holiday gift for your favorite teacher.
  • Cookie Biscotti Sticks
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    Cookie Biscotti Sticks

    Biscotti have a sturdy texture that make them ideal for packing in your child's backpack. Arrange these cookie-flavored treats in a pretty tin and send them to school with your children.
  • Mocha Almond Fudge
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

    Mocha Almond Fudge

    Beat the holiday rush with this decadent chocolate fudge. It can be made and frozen for up to two months so it is ideal for gift giving. Give it to your favorite teacher with a bag of flavored coffee for a caffeine-studded treat.
  • Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip-Oatmeal Cookies
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    Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

    Cookies are always a welcome gift, but how do you know which flavor is the teacher's favorite? Do you go with chocolate chip, oatmeal, or peanut butter? This winning recipe wraps all those favorites into one amazingly delicious cookie.
  • Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves
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    Mini Pumpkin Spice Loaves

    Teachers will enjoy these pumpkin loaves as a breakfast treat during the holiday break. These mini loaves have just the right balance of holiday spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
  • Ultimate Fudge Sauce
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    Ultimate Fudge Sauce

    Rich and creamy, this sauce is delicious over ice cream, cheesecake, or warm brownies. Try stirring some of the sauce into coffee or use it as a fondue-type dip with fresh fruit and cubed pound cake.
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