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25 Amazing Stocking Stuffers for Food Lovers Under $20

Don't know what to get for that friend or family member who's always talking about food? Not to worry, we've got your back.
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Buying presents for loved ones can be a challenge, especially when you're looking for small gifts to slide into a stocking. However, if that someone just so happens to be a self-proclaimed foodie, we may be able to spark some inspiration for you. Behold, our list of 25 stocking stuffers for foodies, all priced at less than $20.

Not only will you surprise your food lover with the coolest, newest, and highest-rated products, but you'll also be able to do it for less than a bottle of wine. Amidst the stresses of the season, rest assured you'll soon check a few gifts off your list once you finish our guide.

Now, here are 25 amazing stocking stuffers your foodie friend or family member would love to unwrap this holiday season.


Mystery Color Hot Chocolate

mystery color hot chocolate from dylan's candy bar
Courtesy of Dylan's Candy Bar

How excited would you be if you pulled this out of your stocking? Dylan's Candy Mystery Color Changing Hot Chocolate won't look like what you would expect a double dark hot chocolate to look like. Your recipient won't know what color it will be until they pour hot water over the cocoa mix!

$15 at Dylan's Candy Bar
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Witty Tea Towels

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These adorable tea towels will make your special person smile every time they need to dry their hands or wipe down the dishes.

$8 at Amazon
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Dreamfarm Supoon

dreamfarm supoon

Your recipient won't miss the last drop of peanut butter or cookie dough, thanks to Dreamfarm's Supoon. The silicone spoon has a hard edge that helps you scrape out every last bit of food. Another great feature? The bent handle, which keeps countertops clean by sitting your spoon up and off your prep space, especially if your spoon rest is occupied. Genius!

$12 at Amazon
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Silpat Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat

Silpat perfect cookie silicone mat

This a great gift for your co-worker who's always bringing in baked goods to the office. No baker's kitchen is complete without this silicone mat!

$15 at Amazon
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But First, Coffee Travel Mug

but first coffee mug

This is a gift made for your co-worker who hides in their cubicle until they've had a cup of Joe. Hey, we totally get it.

$20 at Amazon
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Alter Eco Holiday Medley Truffles

holiday medley truffles from alter eco
Courtesy of Alter Co Foods

This is for your friend who's a self-diagnosed "chocoholic." We love Alter Eco's truffles and chocolates because they are Fair Trade Certified and 100 percent delicious. The holiday medley allows you to enjoy a variety of some of their tastiest dark chocolate truffles, including salted caramel and classic dark.

$8 at Alter Eco Foods
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Festive Old Fashioned Glass

holiday glasses
Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

If anyone in your family is a whiskey drinker, they'll surely appreciate this festive glass. It's the perfect glass for one of the most classic cocktails of all time, an old fashioned. Buy them individually, or gift them as a set. Either way, their bar cart will get a sophisticated wintry upgrade.

$15 at Williams Sonoma
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Electra Triple Scoop Bike Bell

ice cream bell for bike
Courtesy of Trek Bikes

This is for the person who loves riding their bike to work and splurging on a stacked ice cream cone come summer. Electra also offers pizza, brunch, fries, and hot dog versions, too, so you can take your pick.

$16 at Trek Bicycle
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Stasher Reusable Silicone Sandwich Bag

stasher sandwich bags
Courtesy of Stasher Bags

As more and more people get on board the zero-waste initiative, the more the demand for sustainable products grows. Stasher's reusable silicone sandwich bags are a great gift for the person who meal-preps often and wants to reduce plastic usage.

$12 at Stasher
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OXO Good Grips Julienne Peeler

oxo good grips julienne peeler

This julienne peeler makes consistent cuts a breeze, so any meal prep maven will have picture-perfect zoodles, carrots, and more.

$10 at Amazon
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Brandless Silicone Slotted Turner

brandless silicone spatula
Courtesy of Brandless

Wrap this up for the person who is trying to perfect their pancake flip, as this may be the best stocking stuffer you could gift them this holiday season—and for just $4! The other items in the collection are also $4, so bundle a few together and tie with a bow! This would make a great gift for a recent college graduate looking to build up their kitchenware.

$4 at Brandless
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The Fit Cook Green Chile Lime Spice Blend

green chile lime seasoning

Kevin Curry, author of the cookbook Fit Men Cook, recently debuted a new line of spices. Our favorite of the six? The Green Chili Lime spice blend. Gift this to anyone in your family who is tired of eating bland quinoa for lunch. This will really wake up the grain! Or, you can gift the spices as a set for a fun way to dress up their spice cabinet this Christmas.

$6.99 at Amazon
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High-Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This is the best gift for your friend who never seems to stop talking about the amazing food in Spain or Italy or Portugal or, well, you get it. This organic oil is bottled in a light-safe container, which helps it maintain the high levels of fat-fighting antioxidants.

$10 at Amazon
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Bee's Wrap Reusable Food Storage Wrap

Courtesy of Bee's Wrap

For your high-schooler who hasn't stopped ranting about global warming. These reusable, sustainable food wraps will hopefully replace all the plastic wrap that they've been using to store their sandwiches.

$18 at Amazon
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Chateau Spill Red Wine Stain Remover

Honestly, this is perfect for everyone in your life who loves wine. Come on, who hasn't spilled a glass of red wine at least once? This is a great hostess gift for the holidays that they'll definitely put to good use.

$8 at Amazon
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TAZO Dessert Tea

butterscotch blondie tazo tea
Courtesy of Tazo

What better stocking stuffer than a couple of bags of dessert-flavored tea? On Amazon, you can buy three delicious tea flavors—butterscotch blondie, glazed lemon loaf, and vanilla bean macaron—all for just under $20.

$20 at Amazon
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RELATED: Learn how to harness the power of tea to lose weight.


Ramen Noodle Socks

ramen socks
Courtesy of Hot Sox

For the person who can't get enough novelty socks, this pair from HOTSOX is perfect. Gift them a gift card to their favorite ramen restaurant to match!

$7 at HOTSOX
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Tilevo Tea Dinosaur Loose Leaf Tea Infusers

tilevo dinosaur tea infuser

Buy this for the person who loves to sip on a piping hot cup of tea while watching Jurassic Park.

$13 at Amazon
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Mike's Hot Honey

Mikes hot honey

For the spice lover in your life, you can't go wrong with this cult classic infused honey. This seriously sweet and seriously spicy spread is perfect on pizza, buffalo wings, fried chicken, chicken breasts, shrimp, and even Greek yogurt! They'll love concocting new pairings with this condiment!

$9 at Amazon
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Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker Adapter

Cocktail shaker mixer mason jar lid
Courtesy of Lily's Home

This is a cute stocking stuffer for the person in your life who used a Mason jar for everything. Personalize it with a couple of printouts of your favorite cocktails and a special cocktail mixer for their bar cart.

$8 at Amazon
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Artesano Glass Straws

villeroy and boch straws
Courtesy of Villeroy and Boch

For the person looking to cut down on their carbon footprint, these chic straws are the perfect little gift. They might've dabbled with paper straws and then metal straws, but we think these glass ones are special enough to be truly gift-worthy. They're even ideal for warm beverages such as coffee, tea, and yes, hot cocoa.

$15 at Victory & Boch
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OXO Good Grips Handheld Spiralizer

oxo hand held spiralizer

Know someone going low-carb? It's time for him or her to experience the magic of the spiralizer, which turns almost any veggie into faux noodles with just a twist of a handle. Pair with a recipe book of your favorite spiralized meals, like zoodles with pesto, blistered tomatoes, and chopped grilled chicken, or spiralized carrots with spicy sriracha and soy peanut sauce.

$10 at Amazon
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Contigo Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug

This is for your college child who always complains about the dining hall's terrible coffee. Pair with a bag of freshly roasted and ground coffee beans, a box of tea bags, or some delicious hot chocolate!

$19 at Amazon
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Kuhn Rikon Nonstick Paring Knife

This is for that person who always tries to cut an apple with a butter knife. It's time to upgrade!

$11 at Amazon
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Shower Wine Glass Holder

Sipski wine glass holder
Courtesy of Sipski

Shower beer? Try shower wine. For your coworker who always corrals the office up for happy hour at 4 p.m.

$17 at Amazon
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