The Best Last-Minute Food Gifts You Can Buy at the Grocery Store
We've all been there: Scrambling last-minute for a Christmas gift to give your (regrettably forgettable) cousin or that random friend from the past who is suddenly showing up to your holiday party. There's also the friend or neighbor who is notoriously hard to buy for, someone who always has the latest and greatest of everything. The good thing is that everyone loves good food. Pick out one of these delicious edible gifts, either in-store or online, and we're sure the recipient will never know it was grabbed on-the-fly. Plus each product is $20 or less, so your budget won't suffer from not planning ahead.
Moser Roth Luxurious European Chocolate Truffles
These luscious Moser Roth Luxurious European Chocolate Truffles from Aldi are made in Germany and boast eight unique flavors, ranging from mousse au chocolat to strawberry rhubarb. With two of each flavor in the box, it's the perfect gift to share with the chocolate lover in your life. The truffles are available in-store at Aldi.
Flask Hot Sauce Set
For the hot-heads in your life, this Wondershop Hot Sauce Flask Set from Target will make them very merry. Featuring two flavors, Smoky Bourbon and Whiskey Habanero, each bottles contains 5.9 ounces for plenty of spicy uses. The hot sauce set is available in-store or online.
Old Fashioned Popcorn Bag
Any movie buff will appreciate a stash of popcorn to fuel their film viewings. This Old Fashioned Popcorn Bag includes sweet and salty flavors like caramel, white cheddar, ranch, peppermint crunch, and more. Plus the festive packaging means you don't even have to wrap it. The popcorn set is available in-store or online at Sam's Club.
Priano Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil Gift Set
Whether it's drizzled on pasta or served as a dip for bread, this Priano Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil Gift Set will satisfy any Italian food enthusiast. The three flavors are Garlic, Basil, and Tomato, Garlic, Basil, and Oregano. The oil set is available in-store at Aldi as an Aldi Find (meaning limited quantities) starting on December 11.
Gourmet Fruit Spread
For your friend who lives solely on toast, Target's Wondershop Gourmet Fruit Spread will be the ultimate gift. The set includes classics like orange marmalade and strawberry preserves, plus more unusual flavors like cranberry fruit spread or blackberry preserves. The preserves set is available in-store or online.
Cinnabon Rolled Pancake Kit
Brunch enthusiasts will beam when opening this Cinnabon Rolled Pancake Kit. The kit contains two sweater-inspired mugs, two packets of cocoa, one packets of Cinnabon Rolled Pancake Mix, and one packet of frosting mix. The Cinnabon kit is available in-store or online at Walmart.
Specially Selected Olive Medley Gift Jar
For anyone who loves a salty snack, or is always cobbling together a cheese board, this Specially Selected Olive Medley Gift Jar will be a wonderful gift. Each jar contains a mix of olive varieties, capers, red peppers, garlic cloves, sun dried tomatoes, and herbs. The olive gift jar is available in-store at Aldi as an Aldi Find (meaning limited quantities) starting on December 11.
Chips Ahoy! Ice Cream Sandwich Maker
For anyone who says it's never too cold for ice cream, the Chips Ahoy! Ice Cream Sandwich Maker is the perfect gift. Each kit contains eight Chips Ahoy! cookies, an ice cream scoop, ice cream sandwich mold, sprinkle tray, sprinkles, and napkins. The ice cream sandwich set is available in-store or online at Walmart.
Hot Cocoa Bar Set
Get cozy with a cup of cocoa thanks to the Wondershop Hot Cocoa Bar Set. Featuring three different flavors of hot cocoa, along with fun toppings like caramel bits and peppermint sprinkles, it's a great gift for children or children-at-heart. The cocoa set is available in-store or online.
365 Everyday Value Nibbler’s Delight Holiday Tray
A great gift for party hosts, the 365 Everyday Value Nibbler’s Delight Holiday Tray holds four delicious options. Cashews, peanuts, pistachios, and dark chocolate-covered raisins make for the ultimate snack selection. The tray is available in-store at Whole Foods.
Brownie Skillet Set
Give a gift that will last long after it's eaten with the Wondershop Brownie Skillet Set. The brownie mix is just the right size for the small cast-iron skillet, which the gift recipient will be able to use again and again over the years. The brownie set is available in-store or online at Target.
Sriracha Noodle Mug Christmas Gift
If you have any college students on your list, they're sure to appreciate this Sriracha Noodle Mug Christmas Gift from Walmart. Each package contains an oversized branded mug, ceramic spoon, rooster chopsticks, Huy Fong's Sriracha Sauce, and two Top Ramen Noodle Soup packets. The Sriracha set is available in-store or online.
'Tis the Season Red and Green Gift Tower
This impressive Red and Green Gift Tower is filled with a wealth of holiday treats. Caramel popcorn, pomegranate-flavored candies, and Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Caramel Squares are all included inside the decorated boxes. The gift set is available in-store or online at Sam's Club.
Whole Foods Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles
Made in France, these Whole Foods Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles are organic and full of rich flavor. If your gift recipient isn't a hazelnut fan, they also offer Cocoa and Cappuccino Truffles. The truffles are available in-store.
Gourmet Cocoa Collection
For the cute couple in your life, this Gourmet Cocoa Collection from Sam's Club comes with two festive mugs and nine cocoa mixes for sharing. Fun flavors like sugar cookie and toasted marshmallow are sure to surprise and delight them. The cocoa set is available in-store or online.
Modern Gourmet Foods World Wide Hot Sauce Gift Set
If you can't afford a trip around the globe, then give this World Wide Hot Sauce Gift Set so the recipient can taste a wide range of international flavors. With names like Egyptian Fire Scarab and Smokin' Jamaican Jerk, everyone is sure to find something they like. The hot sauce set is available in-store or online.