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21 Fun and Simple Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

By: Adam Kaplan, Editor,

How to Make Perfect Fudge in the Slow Cooker'Tis the season to be jolly... and to make sure that everyone on your list gets an awesome Christmas present. However, getting gifts for everyone can be expensive. Let us help you out. We have some amazing homemade Christmas gift ideas that not only make for amazing presents, but are also good on your wallet. We have some spectacular gift ideas for Christmas- some of them involve your slow cooker, some do not. So gather up the family, get a fire going in the fireplace, and enjoy these 21 Fun and Simple Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas.


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21 Fun and Simple Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

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Edible Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Using Your Slow Cooker

1) Slow Cooker Creme Drop Fudge: This recipe creates one of the best pieces of fudge you will ever eat. The addition of the creme drops adds a wonderful blend to the gooeyness of the fudge.

2) White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Candy: The pretzels and the peppermint in conjunction with the white chocolate make this the perfect Christmas treat.

3) Slow Cooker Brownies In Jars: Everybody loves food in a jar and these Slow Cooker Brownies In A Jar are no exception.

4) Slow Cooker Candied Pecans: Whenever you think candied pecans you think Christmas and whenever you think of homemade Christmas gift ideas you will now think of these delightful Slow Cooker Candied Pecans.

5) Black Bean Chili Mix Gift in a Jar: Like many recipes in a jar, this would be a great idea for homemade gift ideas in a jar. Make it for loved ones.

6) Slow Cooker Peppermint Chocolate Fudge: It's the perfect fudge recipe for the holidays, as it incorporates peppermint--which makes it both pretty and Christmasy.

7) Mulling Spice Mix for Giving with Apple Cider: Whether you're looking for an easy homemade holiday gift or a host or hostess gift, this slow cooker apple mulling spice mix recipe is a fabulous choice.

8) How to Make Perfect Fudge in the Slow Cooker: Learn How to Make Perfect Fudge in the Slow Cooker with this easy slow cooker fudge recipe. This recipe yields 10 to 20 servings, so it's great if you're looking to make homemade holiday gifts.

9) Slow Cooker "Crack" Candy Cookies: If you're a fan of the classic "crack" candy or Christmas "crack" candy, which is akin to chocolate toffee made with crackers, you'll love this creative recipe for Slow Cooker "Crack" Candy Cookies.

10) Slow Cooker Chocolate Pecan Clusters: Whether you're hoping to make a homemade gift for the holidays, or just want some homemade candy to munch, these pecan clusters won't disappoint.


For more slow cooker Christmas recipes, check out free eCookbook, "Merry Christmas Breakfast: 16 Slow Cooker Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes."


Non-edible Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Using Your Slow Cooker

11) Slow Cooker Candles: Candles always make for amazing Christmas gifts. Make your gift even more special this year by giving someone you care about a candle you made using your own slow cooker.

12) Hot Process Slow Cooker Oatmeal and Honey Castile Soap: Soap can also be made using your slow cooker and this Hot Process Slow Cooker Oatmeal and Honey Castile Soap makes for the quintessential homemade gift to give this holiday season.

13) Orange Spice Holiday Potpourri: Make your friends and family something special this holiday season with this Orange Spice Holiday Potpourri recipe you can make in your slow cooker.

14) Slow Cooker Coffee Kitchen Soap Tutorial: Learn how to make easy homemade soap with this Slow Cooker Coffee Kitchen Soap Tutorial. Nearly all the ingredients are edible!

15) Easy Slow cooker Air Freshener: Using all edible ingredients, this air freshener is great to make around the holidays!


Check out more Christmas gift ideas with our collection of "14 Homemade Soap Recipes and Other Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas."


We have partnered up with our friends over at AllFreeChristmasCrafts to help share with you more amazing homemade Christmas gift ideas. You can use your slow cooker to generate some amazing Christmas gifts but AllFreeChristmasCrafts has you covered on all accounts to give you some of the best homemade Christmas gift ideas ever.

DIY Christmas Ornaments

Pasta Angel Ornament

16) Pasta Angel Ornaments (see above): Pasta Angel Ornaments are a creative and fun way to decorate for the holidays! They make for the perfect stocking stuffer.

17) Light Bulb Penguin Ornament: These Light Bulb Penguin Ornaments are extremely adorable and will be loved by all.

18) Beaded Angel Ornament: Just make one beaded angel ornament and you will see how easy they are to make! These DIY Christmas ornaments make the perfect gift for friends, family, or even teachers.


DIY Christmas Wreaths

Winter Willow Wreath

19) 3D Star Wreath: This wreath is a great way to use leftover scrapbook or wrapping paper. This DIY paper wreath is easy to make and will even be great all year long.

20) Candy Cane Wreath: This craft is a wreath to remind you of a candy cane. Wreaths AND Candy Canes? There is nothing more Christmas than that!

21) Winter Willow Wreath (shown above): Get creative with this DIY Christmas wreath. A Winter Willow Wreath is a great way to decorate your front door and welcome guests to your home.


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