50 Delicious Food Gift Ideas for Every Occasion

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We all have that foodie friend who’s always excited about the newest eatery in town or the latest snack food to hit the shelves. It doesn’t matter if it’s her birthday or another holiday. When it comes to choosing gifts for this loved one, you know right where to start — her taste buds. However, there are so many options on the market. It can be challenging to find something you know your friend will love and easy to get overwhelmed. That’s why we’ve gathered up 50 food gift ideas even your friend with a refined palate will find delicious and tasty.

1. Fruit Festival®

Food Gift Ideas: Fruit Festival®

Packed with pineapple daisies, strawberries, grapes, and orange slices, this arrangement is just right for a foodie. It’s all artfully displayed in a keepsake container.

Cost: $109.99

2. Time For Dessert Platter

Time For Dessert Platter

Fresh-baked cookies are paired with mini cheesecakes to create a one of a kind dessert. Each cheesecake is topped with fresh fruit or chocolate dipped fruit.

Cost: $59.99

3. Grand Indulgence Gourmet Gift Basket

Food Gift Ideas: Grand Indulgence Gourmet Gift Basket

Overflowing with both savory and sweet snacks, this woven hamper provides a little bit of everything. It’s packed with chocolate covered almonds, candies, olives, crostini, Camembert cheese, cashews, and so much more.

Cost: $139.95

4. Zabar’s Morning Basics

Zabar's Morning Basics

This glorious hamper is full of New York-style breakfast fare. It’s packed with New York bagels, cream cheese, coffee, cinnamon rugelach, a coffee mug, and more.

Cost: $198.00

5. The Herbal Chai Collection

Food Gift Ideas: The Herbal Chai Collection

Two different types of chai make up this fun food gift. It includes a rooibos-based chai that’s fragrant and creamy and a turmeric-based chai that’s warming and spicy.

Cost: $79.00

6. Richart Irresistible

Richart Irresistible

This set includes 25 full-size macarons in a wide variety of flavors. Flavors include pistachio, coffee, salted-butter caramel, mango and passion fruit, blackcurrant, and raspberry and blackberry, and so much more.

Cost: $70.00

7. Personalizable M&M’S Bulk Candy

Food Gift Ideas: Personalizable M&M’S Bulk Candy

These M&M’s can be personalized with any name, phrase, clip-art, or your favorite photo. Plus, they come in 20 different colors so you can create your very own blend of colors.

Cost: $39.99

8. Peck of Pickles

Peck of Pickles

Packed in a delightful box, this set of pickles is perfect for the foodie in your life. It includes four types of pickles, including pickle chips, garlic dill pickles, habanero horseradish dills, and pickled string beans.

Cost: $75.00

9. Original Cinnamon Walnut Cake

Food Gift Ideas: Original Cinnamon Walnut Cake

For fans of old fashioned coffee cake, this dessert is perfection. It’s made with a traditional sour cream coffee cake recipe topped with walnuts, cinnamon, and sugar.

Cost: $36.95

10. New England Breakfast Gift Basket Classic

New England Breakfast Gift Basket Classic

This crate is full of everything you need to create a New England breakfast. Inside the crate, your loved one will find water-packed blueberries, blueberry jam, maple syrup, scone mix, and buttermilk pancake mix.

Cost: $69.99

11. Planet Lollipops

Food Gift Ideas: Planet Lollipops

Each of these lollipops includes an image of a planet encapsulated inside. Each planet is represented in a different flavor, including cotton candy, pear, key lime pie, guava, marshmallow, and more.

Cost: $30.00

12. Exotic Meats Crate

Exotic Meats Crate

With meat from three continents across the world, this sampler includes some of the most exotic meats you’ll find. It includes smoked biltong, elk jerky, venison jerky, wild boar jerky, pheasant jerky, duck jerky, and ostrich jerky.

Cost: $109.99

13. Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit

Food Gift Ideas: Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit

Let your loved one make their own delicious truffles at home with this kit that includes everything she needs to make her own homemade bonbons. It comes with French chocolate, cocoa powder, coconut flakes, peppermint, vanilla, and Himalayan sea salt for a variety of tastes and flavors.

Cost: $35.00

14. Gaston’s Bakerty Croissants

Gaston's Bakerty Croissants

These flaky, buttery croissants are made with all-natural ingredients and delivered right to your door. To make them, you simply let the frozen croissants rise overnight and bake for a warm and delicious treat.

Cost: $34.95

15. Catsmo Smoked Salmon Trio Gift Crate

Food Gift Ideas: Catsmo Smoked Salmon Trio Gift Crate

Smoked salmon is great atop bagels, crusty bread, and so much more. This gift crate includes three different types of smoked salmon: bourbon and pepper, pastrami, and gravlax, a Scandinavian-style salmon.

Cost: $139.95

16. Indie State of America Club

Indie State of America Club

This subscription box delivers a new batch of snacks and desserts to your loved one every month. Plus, each box focuses on a different region of the U.S. each month, so one month you might find the best of the southwest, and the next, the tastiest fare from California.

Cost: $60.00

17. Signature Mille Crêpes

Food Gift Ideas: Signature Mille Crêpes

This signature cake features more than 20 paper-thin handmade crêpes layered with pastry cream. The top is gently caramelized until golden, making for a delicate and irresistible treat.

Cost: $95.00

18. Snack Gift Basket – Classic

Snack Gift Basket - Classic

Inside a beautiful crate, your loved one will receive a wide variety of gourmet snacks and decadent treats. It comes complete with crisp cookies, gourmet cheese, sweet kettle corn, crunchy crackers, and so much more.

Cost: $69.99

19. Lemon Cake Bites

Food Gift Ideas: Lemon Cake Bites

Sweet, tangy lemon cake is covered in white chocolate for a perfect bite. Each box comes with 12 treats your loved one can eat all herself or share with others.

Cost: $25.00

20. Rogue’s Celebration Collection

Rogue’s Celebration Collection

Treat your loved one to a deluxe assortment of cheese. It features a one-pound wheel of Tolman blue cheese, Oregon blue Cheese, Jefferson cheddar, Touvelle cheddar, and so much more.

Cost: $140.00

21. Flavors of America Nut Sampler

Food Gift Ideas: Flavors of America Nut Sampler

Take your loved one on a road trip across the south with this nut sampler. It includes sweet Kansas City almonds, tangy Memphis almonds, spicy Carolina peanuts, and savory Texas peanuts.

Cost: $35.00

22. Chicago Steak Company Surf & Turf

Chicago Steak Company Surf & Turf

Give your loved one the very best. This set includes cold water lobster tails with your choice of Angus beef filet mignons, Angus beef boneless strips, or Angus beef top sirloins.

Cost: $99.95

23. Peanut Butter Sampler

Food Gift Ideas: Peanut Butter Sampler

Made from honey roasted peanuts, this peanut butter sampler includes six delectable blends your foodie friend just won’t be able to resist. Flavors include happy trails mix, dream big, so happy together, go lucky, joy to the world, and so much more.

Cost: $40.00

24. Chocolate Souffles

Chocolate Souffles

Just pop these soufflés in the oven to create moist, spongy cake. Each mini cake has a brownie-like shell that cracks open to reveal a melted chocolate core.

Cost: $59.95

25. Pacific Coast Classic Dried Fruit Tray Gift 

Food Gift Ideas: Pacific Coast Classic Dried Fruit Tray Gift

This fruit tray features California almonds and salted California pistachios with a superb selection of dried fruit. Dried apricots, peaches, and apples make this gift nourishing in all the best ways.

Cost: $25.95

26. Borgo de’ Medici – Luxury Truffle Gift Tray

Borgo de' Medici Luxury Truffle Gift Tray

This tray includes everything you need to create a meal with a real truffle experience. It includes black linguine, truffle salt, risotto, balsamic glaze, black truffle oil, and sauce all infused with genuine black truffle.

Cost: $99.00

27. All the Snacks

Food Gift Ideas: All the Snacks

This is the ultimate snack box for the ultimate foodie. It’s packed with decadent cookies, dried fruit, artisanal hard candies, salty cheese crackers, savory popcorn, spicy jerky, and so much more.

Cost: $151.00

28. Classic Wicked Whoopie

Classic Wicked Whoopie

Rich, dark chocolate cake surrounds light and fluffy cream to create the most satisfying dessert around. Each box comes with a dozen yummy whoopie pies for a delightful experience.

Cost: $30.00

29. Abbondanza Gift Box

Food Gift Ideas: Abbondanza Gift Box

From aged New York Cheddar to antipasti, this box has all the makings of an Italian snacking feast. It’s also stocked with black lava cashews topped with sea salt and small-batch caramels for a decadent dessert.

Cost: $80.00

30. TRUFF White Truffle Hot Sauce

TRUFF White Truffle Hot Sauce

This hot sauce will spice up your loved one’s pantry. With chili peppers, white truffle oil, organic agave nectar, and a hint of coriander, it delivers a decadent hot sauce experience.

Cost: $34.99

31. Caveman Crate

Food Gift Ideas: Caveman Crate

This crate is packed with meat-focused snacks that would make our cavemen ancestors proud. It includes whiskey-flavored bison jerky, beef jerky, turkey jerky, venison jerky, toffee almonds, and citrus cashews.

Cost: $79.99

32. Lou Malnati’s Deep Dish Pizzas

Lou Malnati's Deep Dish Pizzas

Treat her loved one to a taste of Chicago deep dish. These pizzas are hand-made from scratch, baked, and flash-frozen to preserve their freshness for reheating in your oven. It’s one of the coolest food gift ideas you’ll find for the pizza lover in your life.

Cost: $66.99

33. Hot Little Combo Pack

Food Gift Ideas: Hot Little Combo Pack

Give her a combo pack of biscuits that serves up both sweet and savory options. The mouth-watering flavors include buttermilk, sharp cheddar, cheese and chive, cinnamon, and blueberry.

Cost: $97.50

34. Guac in a Box

Guac in a Box

Nothing’s better than dipping tortilla chips into freshly-made guacamole. This kit provides everything you need to make the best guacamole, including guacamole dip mix, California Hass avocados, and a custom avocado mashing tool.

Cost: $44.95

35. Custom Message Shortbread Cookies

Food Gift Ideas: Custom Message Shortbread Cookies

Put your own custom message of congratulations or thanks on these elegant and delicious vanilla shortbread cookies. Each pack comes with 24 cookies, perfect for sharing (or not).

Cost: $36.00

36. Bacon Sampler

Bacon Sampler

This collection of naturally smoked meats is cut into thick slices that are more than double that of regular bacon. They come in delicious flavors, including traditional country, steak-cut country, traditional applewood, and steak-cut applewood.

Cost: $74.99

37. Pasta of the Month Club

Food Gift Ideas: Pasta of the Month Club

Treat her to exciting, new pasta delivered to your doorstep. Each month, she’ll receive one box of organic pasta and one box of seasonal specialty pasta, along with a recipe and pairing suggestions for the pasta varieties provided.

Cost: $65.00

38. Hot Chocolate Starter Kit

Hot Chocolate Starter Kit

Treat her to a decadent set of hot chocolate meant for cool nights in front of the fireplace. Each set includes classic hot chocolate, Mexican hot chocolate, and peppermint hot chocolate.

Cost: $42.99

39. Sarabeth’s Jam Sampler Gift Box

Food Gift Ideas: Sarabeth's Jam Sampler Gift Box

Try an assortment of jams for your loved one. This beautiful box includes six award-winning flavors, including plum cherry, orange apricot, pineapple mango, strawberry raspberry, peach apricot, and more.

Cost: $35.00

40. World Coffee Tour Box

World Coffee Tour Box

Give your loved one the world tour of coffees. Bean Box handpicks 16 vibrant coffees grown on the finest estates from around the world, including locations such as Latin America, Africa, Samatra, and more.

Cost: $89.00

41. Biscotti By The Dozen

Food Gift Ideas: Biscotti By The Dozen

These biscotti are softer in texture than typical and are made using only the finest flour, butter, and vanilla. They come in a wide variety of flavor double chocolate roasted almond, double chocolate walnut, salted caramel, and white chocolate cranberry orange.

Cost: $30.00

42. CraveBox Care Package

CraveBox Care Package

This box features a mixture of 45 sweet, salty, and savory snacks. It includes well-known brands of chips, cookies, candies, and so much more. Plus, all the bags are individually packaged for freshness.

Cost: $25.45

43. Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

Food Gift Ideas: Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

Looking for food gift ideas for a spicy food lover? Give your loved one a fun DIY food gift that lets her get a little creative. This kit allows her to create her own hot sauce with cayenne, ancho, curry, and chili spice packs, including six bottles and labels to present her concoctions.

Cost: $40.00

44. The Doughboy’s Best Sellers

The Doughboy's Best Sellers

Get her an assortment of donuts that are simply out of this world. From lemon pistachio old fashioned donuts to birthday cake donuts, Stan’s Donuts features fun, whimsical donuts that are simply out of this world.

Cost: $59.00

45. Tapas for Two Gift Box

Food Gift Ideas: Tapas for Two Gift Box

Enjoy a Spanish-style dinner for two with this delightful food gift. It includes chorizo sausage, anchovy stuffed olives, anise-flavored crisps, dark chocolate fig bonbons, breadsticks, crab-stuffed piquillo peppers, and so much more.

Cost: $79.95

46. Tastes of Aloha Hawaiian Snack & Gourmet Treats Gift Box

Tastes of Aloha Hawaiian Snack & Gourmet Treats Gift Box

Take a trip to Hawaii without leaving your home with this fun gift box. It includes trail mix, a macadamia bar, coffee candy, honey sticks, and cold brew cordials all sourced from the Aloha state.

Cost: $36.00

47. Williams Sonoma Fruit & Cheese Gift Crate

Food Gift Ideas: Williams Sonoma Fruit & Cheese Gift Crate

This beautiful keepsake crate is filled with fresh treats that inspire delectable pairings. It comes with fresh fruit, white cheddar, roasted almonds, olive oil, and flatbread bites.

Cost: $99.95

48. Love At First Bite Gourmet Soft Pretzel Gift Box

Love At First Bite Gourmet Soft Pretzel Gift Box

Bring a little bit of game day fun to your loved one with this soft pretzel gift box. Each set includes five signature soft pretzels and medium-grain pretzel salt for a mouthwatering gift she’ll truly appreciate.

Cost: $19.99

49. Meat Filled Lasagna

Food Gift Ideas: Meat Filled Lasagna

Looking for hearty food gift ideas your friends and loved ones will savor? This meat lovers lasagna is sure to hit the spot and save your loved one the hassle of cooking. Plus, it comes with roasted zucchini and squash, a Caesar salad, French bread rolls, and cheesecake squares for a complete dining experience.

Cost: $47.00

50. Chicken Noodle Soup Package

Chicken Noodle Soup Package

Bring her right back to Grandma’s kitchen with this chicken noodle soup that’s been upgraded to the modern age with fresh thyme and parsley and extra noodles. Each care package also comes with rolls, cookies, a festive ladle, and a personalized note card.

Cost: $69.99

Whenever you’re in a pinch for your foodie friends, these delicious food gifts are sure to be a hit. Whether she’s into sweet or savory, you’ll find something on this list that will hit the spot.