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So you're having trouble coming up with gift ideas for those difficult people on your holiday gift-giving list -- the ones who already have everything, or those who claim they want nothing. Or you need twenty-five inexpensive gifts for your entire department at work. Maybe you're just wracking your brain to find something thoughtful but not overly sentimental for that special someone you just started dating. Whatever the case may be, edible gifts please virtually everyone.
People will be impressed that you took the time and effort to make something yourself. No need to let them in on your little secret -- these gifts are surprisingly simple and thrifty! Get creative with gift-wrap and packaging, and your homemade gifts will have a finished quality that's sure to please even the most finicky folks. I've included a few ideas with each of the recipes, but the possibilities are limited only by your imagination…
mix (makes about 18
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly with a wire whisk to blend. Store in an airtight container. You can also add mini-marshmallows into the mixture, or layer them with the Hot Cocoa mix in glass jars or plastic bags for presentation.