12 Last-Minute Gifts You Can Buy at the Grocery Store
Holiday shopping can feel like a full-time gig, especially when you have to worry about shipping delays and supply chain issues. But did you know that you can actually get awesome gifts right at the grocery store?
1. Cookie Pop Oreo Popcorn
Jazzed-up popcorn is always a fun thing to receive, but when you add in bits of peppermint and pieces of Oreo, it becomes the ultimate holiday gift. Head to Sam's Club to grab this box of cookie pop Oreo popcorn. We have a feeling it won't last long.
Buy it: $7.71; Sam's Club
2. Rush Creek Reserve
'Tis the season for cheese and charcuterie boards aplenty. Gift a cheese that is sure to be the star of any spread, Uplands Rush Creek Reserve, straight from Wisconsin. This cheese has a following for its soft and creamy center and festive and woodsy spruce bark.
3. Truff Hot Sauce
Buy it: $14.99; Target
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4. Volpi Wine Salames
This St. Louis company makes their salamis by hand, and they always get rave reviews. Pick up a chianti salame, pinot grigio salame, and rose salame, pair with a bottle of wine, and you have yourself an awesome holiday treat.
Buy it: $6.99; World Market or many grocery stores
5. Jack Rudy Tonic
Help your recipient elevate their cocktail game with a good mixer to go with the bottle of liquor they'll get as a gift. This tonic water is handcrafted in small batches in South Carolina, taking out any of the yucky stuff like corn syrup and additives.
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6. Honey Mama's Cocoa Truffle Bars
Just because these chocolate bars are free of dairy, soy, and gluten, doesn't mean they aren't delicious. Unique flavors like tahini-tangerine and lavender-rose make these a special gift. Decadent, but won't break any New Year's resolutions.
7. 3-piece Mixing Bowl Set
If you are gifting a baker, this three-piece set is an adorable seasonal addition to the kitchen. With a mixing bowl, whisk, and plaid or snowflake spatula, it'll make holiday baking even more special.
Buy it: $9.99; Target
8. Cinnabon Brunch Set
Hello, holiday brunch! This perfect little set has everything you need to start holiday morning off right: ingredients to make delicious Cinnabon rolled pancakes, two big mugs, and hot chocolate. Christmas jammies, optional.
Buy it: $12.98; Walmart
9. Merry & Bright Skincare Trio
It's been a year, and it's OK to spoil someone with a little bit of self-care time. Who knew you could get that in the grocery aisles of Trader Joe's? This mini Merry and Bright skincare trio includes a Vitamin C serum, a glow face mask, and a lip balm butter.
Buy it: $9.99; Trader Joe's
10. Godiva Masterpiece Collection
The chocolate lover will swoon over this Godiva masterpiece collection. Four bags of individually-wrapped smooth chocolates include favorites like milk chocolate Lion of Belgium, hazelnut, and milk chocolate bliss.
Buy it: $49.99/4-pack; Costco
11. Festive Bowl Candles
Head to Aldi for these cute cereal bowl-sized candles perfect for holiday decor. With phrases like Reindeer Treats, Don't Get Your Tinsel in A Tangle, or Milk & Cookies, it'll be hard to resist grabbing all three. Add a gift card to a local coffee shop, and you have a special guest for teachers, neighbors, co-workers, and more.
Buy it: $5.99; Aldi
12. Sanders Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels
You might not have time to hand craft chocolates this year, but you can still treat your loved one to a sweet they won't soon forget. Costco only stocks these caramels at the holidays, and they fly off the shelves, so grab a pack while you can.
Buy it: $29.99/2-pack; Costco