25 homemade holiday gift ideas from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen
Get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen! We've compiled a bunch of great ideas, ranging from quick and simple gifts (perfect if you're working with kids) to more intricate projects that call for a little extra time and patience. Some gifts will last for weeks, perhaps more. Others are best eaten within a day or two. Not only are homemade gifts a great way to save money during the holiday season, they're a thoughtful and creative way to show how much you care.
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German springerle are formed with wood or ceramic molds to create patterns such as snowflakes, acorns, Santas or the "little knights" after which they're named.Recipe: Springerle cookies