10 Great Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts from Your Kitchen

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Homemade holiday gifts from your kitchen are a great way to stretch the holiday budget and give a gift from the heart. These 10 holiday gifts from your kitchen are simple to make, easy to prepare in bulk for gift gifting, and make great gifts for teachers, babysitters, coaches, and co-workers.

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Butterscotch Sauce

Made from just five ingredients, on a stove top, in 20 minutes, this homemade butterscotch sauce is delicious!

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

All it takes is vanilla beans and vodka, and you can make up small bottles of homemade vanilla extract for all of the bakers in your life!

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Homemade Kahlua

Coffee-flavored liqueurs are so decadent and are wonderful to serve after a holiday meal. This homemade Kahlua makes a perfect hostess gift!

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Chocolate-Dipped Holiday Gifts

Chocolate-dipped snacks are always a hit during the holidays, and this post shows you exactly how to temper the chocolate and turn it into a fantastic gift!

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Peppermint Bark

This delicious recipe from Elaine at The Miss Elaine-ous Life consists of two layers of chocolate, sprinkled with peppermint on top! Peppermint Bark is a family tradition in my house, and once you taste it, you'll want to make it a tradition at yours!

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Vanilla Body Scrub

Who doesn't love to treat themselves to a body scrub in the shower? This vanilla body scrub is made from all-natural ingredients in your kitchen and smells as good as it feels!

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Homemade Hot Cocoa

My kids and I make a big batch of our homemade hot cocoa mix every December so we can enjoy hot cocoa after we play outside in the snow! It also makes a great gift — especially when packaged in a hand-stenciled mug!

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Homemade Monkey Bread

This decadent homemade monkey bread from Amanda over at DudeMom would make an awesome hostess gift, a fantastic gift for a teacher, and the perfect Christmas morning breakfast for your own family!

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Pretzel Turtle Treats

This is a homemade gift that even your kids can help make, says Krystyn from Really, Are You Serious?! And Pretzel Turtle Treats are the perfect mix of sweet, chocolatey, and salty crunchiness.

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Christmas Mix

Every year, my mom makes this delicious concoction of white chocolate, Chex mix, pretzels, peanuts, and M&Ms, and it is totally addictive! And Nana's Christmas Mix is really very simple to make (or as my youngest daughter would say, “Easy peasy lemon squeezie!”)

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Do you enjoy giving homemade holiday gifts from your kitchen? What do you like to make?

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10 Great Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts from Your Kitchen

My name is Sharon and I am the busy Mom of six children ages 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, and 8. People often ask me "How do you do it?" I tell them that my key to success lies in planning ahead, with a whole lot of creativity and organization thrown in! ... More

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