It’s the final stretch – less than 2 left weeks left until Christmas. Black Friday is long gone and so is Cyber-Monday. Millions of shopped-out Americans have sore feet and bruised bank accounts but are still trying to find that perfect gift.  

Oftentimes the best presents aren’t the most expensive or trendy, but those that are personal, thoughtful, and make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. This holiday season, show everyone how much you care with homemade edible gifts that will impress and regale your friends, colleagues and family.  

Whether you’re looking for hostess gift ideas, a fun treat to bring to the office, or an original stocking stuffer, our selection of edible holiday gifts featuring apples and pears is sure to inspire you! 

Inspiration: Cute Containers  

Pear-gingerbread mason jars 

Who wouldn’t love to receive this festive treat? A whole delicately poached pear is baked into a spice-filled gingerbread cake to make a very tasty gift. 

Source: Chelan Fresh 

Apple and cranberry chutney 

This gorgeous crimson chutney offers a touch of sweet that will cheerfully complement Christmas turkey or ham and brighten up the holiday table. 

Source: BBC Good Food 

Caramel apple in a jar 

Assemble this simple DIY caramel apple kit and put it under the tree to delight your friends and family on Christmas morning.  

Source: The Gunny Sack 

Inspiration: Chocolate Fever

Dipped Pears

Chocolate-dipped apples and pears 

Turn up the wow factor with these elegant pears and apples dipped in white, milk and dark chocolate. Personalize each one with assorted toppings. 

Source: Chelan Fresh 

Chocolate pear jam 

No one will be able to resist this luxurious pear and chocolate jam spiked with amaretto almond liqueur.  Pure bliss. 

Source: Serious Eats  

Caramel apple chocolate bark 

Baked apples and gooey caramel make this festive bark extra special. A wonderful gift to share with a crowd! 

Source: Dixie Crystals 

Inspiration: Baked Goodness 

Apple Cranberry Walnut Cake

Apple cranberry walnut cake 

Guaranteed to please, this modern take on the traditional holiday fruitcake features fresh apples and cranberries. Ideal for gluten-free friends.  

Source: Chelan Fresh 

Brown butter pear sugar cookie bars 

These crave-worthy cookie bars are made using store-bought cookie mix. Who says gift giving has to be complicated?  

Source: Betty Crocker 

Cinnamon and pear rolls 

Show up to any holiday party with a tray of these divine cinnamon and pear rolls and you’re guaranteed to be the center of attention! 

Source: Que Rica Vida

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