Gifts from your kitchen

Lemon liqueur, crunchy toffee, feather-light savory shortbreads: Whip up a batch or two of terrific edible presents

Molly Watson, Stephanie Dean, and Amy Traverso


It's always fun to include the recipe and serving tips with your gift: Print recipes small, paste to card stock, and tuck into packaging. Or hole-punch the recipe card and thread a ribbon through it before tying around the gift. makes it easy to print, save, and share Sunset recipes.

The best gift packaging is multipurpose containers or reusable serveware:

Baking pans Bake that hostess bread right in the loaf pan you'll be giving it in, so it's part of the gift. Buy a stack of pans when you find them on sale.

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