15 Best Homemade Holiday Hostess Gifts

Holiday shindigs are in full force party people!! But what do you bring to a friend’s house? More wine? There really is never too much of that, but let’s be honest, it can get a tad bit old to bring the same thing over and over again. Bring something different this year. Make something tasty AND special when you’re going from house to house like a partying Mrs. Clause. You just know Mrs. Clause is a party animal! And so should you be, too!

Here are my 15 Best Homemade Holiday Hostess Gifts for the season. And yes, they’re mostly edible – but that’s what the holidays are for!

And I say “mostly” edible, because one of them is for the Furry friend of the household!

Salted Caramel Chocolate Butter Toffee – For the Salted Caramel Fan!

Salted Butter Toffee with Walnuts - homemadehome.com

Butterscotch Hot Cocoa Mix – For the Chocolate lover!

Homemade Butterscotch Hot Cocoa Mix

Brown Butter Mini Bundt Cakes – For the one who loves things in Mini!

Brown Butter Mini Bundt Cakes with Better Butter Better from Darigold

Toffee Shortbread with Chocolate Ganache – For the butter fiend!

Brown Butter Toffee Shortbread with Chocolate Ganache

Apple Pie Moonshine –  For the cocktail lover!

Apple Pie Moonshine

Starbucks Copy Cat Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting – For the Starbucks fanatic!

Starbucks Copycat Raspberry Swirl Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Egg Nog Marshmallows – For the Hot cocoa lover!


Lemon Lavendar Macarons – For the Fan of all things French!

Lavender Lemon Macarons - homemadehome.com

Peanut Butter PUP-Cakes – For the Hostess with a Furry Friend!


Brown Sugar Body Scrub – For the hostess who loves to Pamper herself!

DIY Vanilla Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Homemade Infused Olive Oils – For the gourmet hostess!

How to Infuse Olive Oil - homemadehome.com

Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend – For the Pie Making Enthusiast

Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice

2-Ingredient Nutella Magic Shell – For the Chocolate Lover!

2 Ingredient Nutella Magic Shell - homemadehome.com

Roasted Red Pepper and Artichoke Tapenade – For the Tapas Fan! 

Roasted Red Pepper Artichoke Tapenade N

Homemade Infused Vodka – For the lover of fancy Vodka

How to Infuse Vodka - homemadehome.com

Gooey Apricot Orange Coffee Cake Ring – Makes 2 – Bake one for her now, give her the other frozen for later baking!

Gooey Apricot Orange Coffee Cake Ring

Boubon Bacon Pecan Sticky Buns – For the lover of Sweet and Salty Things!

Bourbon Bacon Pecan Sticky Buns