gifts $25 and under

Great $25 (and Under) Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Keep your presents budget-friendly and wow-worthy with our helpful list.
By Hayley Sugg
November 20, 2020
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If your holiday gift list is long and your wallet is not as thick as you'd like, you can still buy a great gift for the food lovers in your life. In fact, you can buy quite a few! From gift baskets to must-have kitchen tools, this curated list of gifts all fall in the $25 or less category. So wrap it up nicely with some holiday paper, and they'll be so pleased to open up such a fun and thoughtful gift this holiday season.

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Stonewall Kitchen One Batch Breakfast Gift with jam, maple syrup, and a whisk
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Breakfast Bunch

Any brunch enthusiasts in your life will look forward to rolling out of bed to use this One Batch Breakfast Gift Set from Stonewall Kitchen. Each box includes pancake and waffle mix, wild Maine blueberry jam, New England maple syrup, coffee, and a balloon whisk for whipping up your breakfast.

Buy it: $20;

Joseph Joseph Spiro Hand-held Spiralizer on a white background
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Super Spiral

This Spiro Hand-held Spiralizer from Joseph Joseph takes the place of bulky countertop spiralizers while still remaining stylish. With two types of blades and a handy storage lid, it will change the way your gift recipient cooks their veggies.

Buy it: $15;

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Dash DMW Machine for Individual, Paninis, Hash Browns, other Mini waffle maker
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Dine With Dash

Appliance maker Dash is adored for their more than one dozen mini waffle makers. Many have the classic waffle grid, but some have fun patterns like snowflakes and skeletons. For the friend who adores brunch as much as you, give them their own personal waffle maker so they can DIY from time to time.

Buy it: $15;

Chef'n Mini Magnetic Pepperball Set on a white background
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Dynamic Duo

Convenient and cute, how can you beat that? This Chef'n Mini Magnetic Pepperball Set conveniently attaches to your fridge so you'll always have freshly ground coarse salt or black pepper on hand.

Buy it: $16;

Fred Recipe for Disaster Pot Holder on a white background
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Saucy Sayings

With a cross-stitch design that's reminiscent of Grandma's kitchen, this Recipe for Disaster Pot Holder keeps things shabby chic while adding a touch of sass to your cooking. 

Buy it: $10;

Hamilton Beach Egg Bite Maker - Mint
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Egg-Cellent Gifts

Hamilton Beach is beloved for their simple, life-changing gifts (like this breakfast sandwich maker). Their Egg Bite Maker has been a particular hit. And for just $25, it's a fabulous gift for people who are always on the go but love a fresh breakfast, young kids who are learning to cook, or anyone who loves a fun gadget to simplify their life.

Buy it: $25;

Grill Prep Trays on a black marble background
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Get Grilling

The grill master in your life will appreciate these helpful Grill Prep Trays from Williams Sonoma. Made of shatter-resistant melamine, you can place raw meats on the red tray, then switch them over to the black after a trip to the grill. Keep your kitchen safe and stylish.

Buy it: $20;

Related: Best Gifts for the Griller

Kitchy Pizza Cutter Wheel with Protective Blade Guard
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Rollin' With My Dinner

When we were picking our best pizza cutters, we kept coming back to this Kitchy Pizza Cutter Wheel. With more than 15,000 reviews, you can trust this pizza cutter has been put through the paces of slicing just about any kind of pie, and reviewers still glow with good things to say about it. For the friend who's always popping a frozen pizza in the oven or the kid who's moved into their first apartment, a new pizza cutter will be a welcome gift.

Buy it: $15;

Jar of Stumptown Coffee Roasters Jacobsen Hairbender Salt
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Boldly Brewed

Flavored salts are often infused with super savory ingredients like herbs and peppers, but this Jacobsen X Stumptown Hair Bender Salt takes it in a whole new direction. Jacobsen flaky sea salt is infused with Stumptown's ground Hair Bender coffee (and a touch of cold brew) for an entirely unique product. Use it on baked goods like cookies and brownies, sprinkle over roast veggies, or use in a rub for meats.

Buy it: $13;

Millennium Falcon Baking Mat on a white background
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Rebel Baking

Your favorite nerd friend will be delighted to open their gift of a Millennium Falcon Baking Mat from W&P Design. Covered with the schematics of the famous rebel ship, the nonstick silicone texture makes it perfect for baking up a batch of cookies or roasting potatoes.

Buy it: $24;

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Throw Throw Burrito Board Game
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Food Fight

From the makers of the cult-favorite Exploding Kittens game comes a brand-new and hysterical board game, Throw Throw Burrito. This game, designed for players 7 and up, pits players armed with burritos against one another to collect matching cards faster than their competitors. But heads up! Burritos will be flying, and if you're hit, you lose all your cards.

Buy it: $25;

Speckled Everyday Ice Tray on a white background
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Cool Cubes

Whether it's for a cookout or evening of cocktails, any entertainer needs a steady supply of ice and W&P Design has spiffed up the basic boring tray. Their Speckled Everyday Ice Tray — available in white or pink speckles — is made of BPA-free silicone and along with making twelve ice cubes, this oven safe tool can be repurposed to bake up bite-size treats like brownies.

Buy it: $14;

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YETI Rambler 14 oz Mug, Stainless Steel, Vacuum Insulated with Standard Lid
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Sip, Sip, Hooray!

If your friend or loved one needs to take their morning cuppa with them but you know they still enjoy the classic mug feeling, this Yeti Rambler 14-ounce insulated mug is the right pick. It comes in more than a dozen bright, bold, and classic colors, and we named it one of our best travel coffee mugs this year.

Buy it: $25;

Sur La Table Ratchet Mill in red
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Bold Spices

Bold in flavor and color, the Sur La Table Ratchet Mill won't be overlooked on the dinner table. The front-loading feature and pumpable ratchet make it easy to use while the adjustable thickness allows cooks to choose between coarse or fine granules.

Buy it: $20;

Dash My Pint Ice Cream Maker next to ice cream ingredients
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Personal Pint

Gifting someone with a sweet tooth? They're sure to love this My Pint Ice Cream Maker from DASH. It makes just enough ice cream for a homemade pint, meaning they can customize and tweak their own favorite flavors at home. As a bonus, once the inner bowl is frozen, each batch of ice cream can be ready in just 30 minutes.

Buy it: $20;

BruMate Rocks Tumbler
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Rock the Night

BrüMate's koozies are among the best koozies you can buy, and their insulated cups and glasses for spirits, beer, and cocktails are beloved, too. The BrüMate Rocks Tumbler holds 12 ounces and comes in more than two dozen colors and prints so you can get one fo revery person (and personality!) on your list.

Buy it: $20;

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Lodge Cast Iron Melting Pot and Silicone Brush
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Butter You Up

This Melting Pot and Silicone Brush from Lodge Cast Iron can do it all. Great for melting butter, making Indian tempering, or warming up sauces, it can be used on both the stovetop or over the grill. It's paired with a dishwasher-safe basting brush for meeting all your basting needs.

Buy it: $25;

small kitchen timer that looks like a stand mixer
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Terrific Timer

The bakers on your list will be delighted to hear the happy "Ding!" this mechanical timer makes, announcing that their latest batch of cake or cookies is ready from the oven. This Octaville timer is shaped just like a stand mixer, but the brand also offers other options like miniature coffee grinders, kettles, and more.

Buy it: $14;

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