16 best gift baskets for Christmas and the holidays
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Anyone who has ever received an unexpected gift basket overflowing with goodies or other gifts knows how much they are appreciated. Serious foodies will salivate over the gourmet meats and cheeses and boxes packed with fresh fruit and candy. The caffeine demons will straighten up as soon as they open a basket full of beans and gourmet accessories. What about all those chocolate junkies out there? Good luck that they share an abundance of truffles, bars and other delicacies.
To make your holiday shopping easier this year, we’ve rounded up our favorite gift baskets, boxes and sets meant to please everyone on your list.
Lizush Spa gift box
An Etsy bestseller with nearly 70,000 sales, this much-loved box is filled with lavender soap, body scrub and oil, as well as shower mist, a lip balm, a clay mask, a scented candle, a soap sponge and a cosmetic bag, as well as a personal note printed on a pretty card. In short: adorable.
Bath gift set #BFFFLove
Looking for the perfect gift for your BFF? This fun five-piece gift set should do the trick. Complete with cherry blossom scented moisturizing hand soap and hand cream, bath salts, massage oil and a scented candle, it gets high marks for its fragrance, quality and affordability . It is also a great gift for a teacher, client or colleague.
Body & Earth Lilies Gift Basket ($ 29.99; amazon.com)
Body & Earth Lilies Gift Basket
Give the gift of relaxation with this popular 10-piece set that includes lily scented bubble bath, shower gel, body scrub, potpourri, body lotion, body mist, bath salts and soap, as well as a flowery ottoman and a reusable wicker basket. To say aaaahhhhh.
Harry & David Coffee Gift Basket (from $ 39.99; harryanddavid.com)
Harry & David Coffee Gift Basket
Make your caffeinated friends or coworkers jump for joy with this gift basket that includes two bags of Moose Munch ground coffee, six lemon citrus shortbread cookies, chocolate chip cookies and a box of stroopwafel. Housed in a beautiful wooden crate, there is no doubt that it will be put to good use.
Coffee gourmet gift baskets Christmas gift
Just picking it up for early mornings, late mornings, lunch, afternoons, after dinner… Who are we kidding? It’s always coffee time, and this caffeine-filled, snack-filled gift set will be appreciated by anyone who has a mug on hand at all times of the day. In a green holiday container, you’ll find two packets of gourmet measured coffee, kettle corn, a tea sampler, cinnamon pecan cheese and cheese straws, and peanut crunchies.
SplitOakCafé gift box
This Etsy bestseller gets hundreds of 5 star reviews and we can see why. Filled with eight bags of assorted beans (Guatemalan, sumatra, espresso, and Colombian among them), it also comes with a French French press, making it a great gift for junkies in Java.
Harry & David Holiday Sweet & Salty Lantern Gift (from $ 79.99; harryanddavid.com)
Harry & David Holiday Sweet and Salty Lantern Gift
The holidays will be extra cheerful and bright with this gift of gourmet treats wrapped in a lantern that doubles as a beautiful centerpiece when used with a flameless candle later. Inside you’ll find Moose Munch popcorn, yogurt coated pretzels, raspberry shortbread cookies, Jordan almonds, chocolate coated cherries, mini chocolate mints, chocolate truffles, relish with peppers and onion, cheese and crackers.
Bonnie and Pop Gourmet Dried Fruit Gift Basket ($ 36.99; amazon.com)
Bonnie and Pop Gourmet Dried Fruit Gift Basket
One no. 1 best seller on Amazon, this unique gift comes in a very cool wooden gift tray that can be unfolded to double as a fruit bowl. With dried fruits like mango, apricots, yellow peaches, pears, apples, dates, kiwis, plums, and prunes, this might just be right for the person on your list. who has everything.
Wine Country Gift Baskets Gourmet Bon Appetit Gift Basket
Feed your family and friends throughout the holiday season with this large wicker gift basket that features smoked gouda cheese spread, crackers, soft nougat and nut bites, olives, cookies, a brownie, a mix of snacks and more.
Harry & David Christmas Pear Decorating Kit ($ 39.99; harryanddavid.com)
Harry & David Christmas Pear Decorating Kit
Kids (and adults) will love this fun gift basket filled with not only six of Harry & David’s iconic Juicy Royal Riviera pears, but also food-safe stickers to decorate them with a festive touch. Almost too cute to eat. We said it almost.
Gourmet Gift Baskets Winter Wonderland Cookie and Popcorn Gift Tour ($ 39.99; gourmetgiftbaskets.com)
Gourmet Gift Baskets Winter Wonderland Cookie and Popcorn Gift Tour
Your happy gift will unwrap not one, not two, but three pretty blue snowflake print boxes filled with all kinds of goodies. If caramel popcorn, maple fudge, chocolate vanilla cookies, and salted caramel almond and chocolate pearl cookies sound delicious to you, this one is perfect for you.
Hickory Farms Great Taste Gift Basket
Imagine the joy on the faces of your colleagues, friends or family when they find this beautiful gift basket on their doorstep. A cute, gold-patterned box holds Hickory Farms meats and cheeses, including summer sausage and smoked cheddar, Mission Jack and smoked gouda mixes, plus hot and Belgian beer mustards and golden brown crackers. olive oil and rosemary. And not to mention dessert, it also includes dark chocolate sea salt caramels and chocolate coated pretzels. Better to order one for yourself too.
Gourmet Gift Baskets Happy Holidays Meat and Cheese Gift Tour ($ 74.99; gourmetgiftbaskets.com)
Happy Holidays Gourmet Gift Baskets Meat and Cheese Gift Tour
Perfect for vacationers and nights spent snacking by the fire, this multi-level tower features crackers, cheese, sausage, cookies, toffees, fudge, pistachios, and cinnamon pecan straws. Just add a bottle of wine and consider this the ultimate hostess gift.
Godiva Make It Merry Chocolate Gift Basket
Make someone’s day seriously with this Godiva gift basket featuring six delicious chocolates in a keepsake hat box neatly tied with a festive red ribbon. Inside you’ll find a nine-piece limited-edition box of chocolates, an eight-piece Santa box filled with truffles, a six-piece cherry syrup box, a four-piece assorted box of chocolates, and a small chocolate bar. Talk about being on the beautiful list.
Harry and David Chocolate Chest (from $ 69.99; harryanddavid.com)
Harry and David Chocolate Chest
A whole chest of chocolates? Soft! This popular gift includes all kinds of chocolate treats – Moose Munch covered in dark chocolate, cake, malt balls, mini mints, bars, pretzels and truffles contained in a wooden and faux leather chest (we’ll call this a treasure).
Scarlett Acres Hot Chocolate Gift Box
Comfy up to this sweet gift set that includes a 9 ounce mason jar filled with a hot chocolate mix, an 11 ounce ceramic mug or a 12 ounce holiday-themed insulated mug, mini marshmallows, chocolate candies, lip balm, gingerbread soap and a personalized card.