Christmas Food Gifts Under $3
Savory or sweet, these less-than-$3 food gifts are easy on the wallet and the kind of thoughtful presents that recipients will enjoy throughout the holiday season.
Kids love jiggly jellies so let them help you make these adorable fruit jelly cut-outs. You only need 3 ingredients—unflavored gelatin, fruit juice (like orange or lemon or a raspberry puree), and superfine sugar. Once the mixture has become firm, cut the jellies into creative shapes with mini cookie cutters and present to guests in festive boxes or bags.
Cost per gift: $0.90
Total recipe cost: $3.24
Recipe yields about 4 (10 jellies per gift)
Recipe: Fruit Jellies
Food Gifts Under $3
Nine Bean Soup Mix
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies