Sweet and Salty Glazed Maple Cookies

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Say goodbye to boring baked goods and try something a little different, like a tasty glazed maple cookie. The combination of sweet and salty makes these soft baked treats ideal for gifting or leaving out for Santa. Made with less than 10 ingredients, you won’t believe just how easy they are to bake. Get the recipe now.

Chocolate-Dipped Vegan Shortbread Cookies

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Making these vegan shortbread cookies is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Dipped in melted chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt or ground espresso beans, they’re so good! This dairy-free version of a classic treat tastes just like the real thing, and it’s so easy to make at home. Get the recipe now.

A Handful of Sugar and Spice Candied Nuts for Holiday Gatherings

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When guests gather in your home for the holidays, make sure you have sugar and spice candied nuts on hand for all your snacking needs. The sweet heat combination will tickle your taste buds. It’s a fantastic option to set out for holiday party munching, or to give as a gift to friends and family. Get the recipe now.

Foodal’s Favorite Cookbooks and Food Reads for Holiday Gift Giving

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Which delicious reads are on your holiday shopping list? Cookbook and food enthusiasts will love our round up of top picks for the holiday season, and they’re perfect for gifting. For the citrus lover, world traveler, cooking newbie, or seasoned chef, there’s something for everyone. Read more now on Foodal.

Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for the Food Lover

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Looking for a holiday gift to delight the food lover in your life? You’ve come to the right place! From edible or drinkable treats to subscription boxes to must-have appliances, utensils, gadgets, and more, we’ve got it all and we’re eager to share. Learn about our top picks and where to find them now on Foodal.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

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Rich and chocolaty peanut butter cups are treats you can easily make in your own home. Aside from being cute and pretty, they pack an impressive depth of flavor, garnished with flaky sea salt. The process is simple, and you can customize with your favorite chocolate and nut butter. Get the recipe now!

Vegan Chocolate Pecan Toffee Makes a Sweet Holiday Gift

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For a superb holiday gift for friends and family, bring out the best vegan chocolate pecan toffee recipe. It’s the ideal combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy, without any dairy. All you need are some festive tins to pack the tasty treat up in. You won’t believe just how easy it is to make. Read more now on Foodal.

Make Holiday Gifting Easy with Deluxe Homemade Dark Chocolate Truffles

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Make your loved ones smile this holiday season with the gift of homemade dark chocolate truffles. These creamy ganache treats melt in your mouth, and can easily be coated with whatever you desire, from nuts to candy to cocoa powder. It’s the ideal edible holiday surprise that’s simple to make. Read more now on Foodal.

Satisfy Your Craving with Decadent Death by Chocolate Cookies

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If you’re a serious chocoholic, get ready to have your mind blown by the best death by chocolate cookies you have ever tasted. With three different types of chocolate in every thick and chewy cookie, you’ll want to be sure to have the milk handy. They make the ideal gift for the holidays. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Vegan Pecan Pie Pancakes with Brown Sugar Syrup

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With a sweet brown sugar syrup and topped with toasted pecans, these made-from-scratch vegan pancakes will remind you of your favorite holiday pie. They’re perfect for Thanksgiving breakfast, Christmas morning, or any weekend when you’re craving classic comfort food. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Give the Gift of Warmth With Our Comforting Holiday Hot Chocolate Mix

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Craving a hot cup of cocoa? Gift your loved ones with a mugful of happiness and make our hot chocolate mix in a jar. The layered ingredients create a gorgeous present that is oh-so-easy to make for all your friends and family, and you can customize the add-ins to feature your favorite flavors. Get the recipe now.