Snacks: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts


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Aside from the usual visions of sugar plums that dance in our heads this time of year, the holidays probably evoke images of cookie platters, candy canes, or tables laden with home-cooked feasts. Most of us are so focused on dinner and dessert that we forget about those in-between times when guests, friends and family members lounge around the fire, drinking tea and chatting as the snow falls thickly outside. But what fun are fireside chats without something to nibble on?

From popcorn to granola to bright crimson fruit leather, these homemade snacks are perfect for curling up with a book, taking a snowy hike, or those long afternoon hours between hot cocoa and cocktails.They’re also especially wonderful gifts for people too busy this time of year to make treats for themselves!

Come back tomorrow for candied holiday gifts, and check out our other food gift roundups – from chocolate to baked goods to fermented foods.

Simple Gourmet Granola: Eat this addicting granola for with yogurt and your morning coffee or sneak handfuls while waiting for dinner {from My New Roots}

Matcha Coconut Cacao Protein Balls: An energy boost never tasted so good {from Gather & Feast}

White Chocolate Pecan Caramel Corn: Stovetop popcorn, homemade caramel, crushed pecans, and white chocolate. Need we say more? {from Love Grows Wild}

Pear Beet Fruit Leather: As if the gorgeous crimson color from the beets isn’t enough, the pear adds a warm sweetness to this travel-friendly treat {from Eat Boutique}

Garlic and Rosemary Infused Potato Chips: Take a break from all the candy canes and sugar to crunch into a perfectly salty, perfectly herb-y potato chip {from For the Love of the South}

Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie: A healthier take on the classic PSL, this scrumptious smoothie uses cashew milk and maple syrup {from Eat Boutique}

Eat Boutique Holiday Market: We have all sorts of pretty pantry gifts at our pop-up in Allston. Visit us for holiday shopping, small bites, coffee and baked goods, or a workshop or book signing!


MAKER GIFT COLLECTION: We can’t STOP snacking on the nuts in our Treat Bakeshop Spiced Nuts Collection!



Eat Boutique was an award-winning shop and story-driven recipe site created by Maggie Battista – an author, business guide and alignment seeker. After hosting retail markets for 25,000+ guests, Maggie now supports entrepreneurs as they create values-based businesses through We Are Magic StudioFollow Maggie Battista on Instagram.