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25 Best Under $25 Gifts for Foodies

Don't know what to get for that friend or family member who loves to cook? 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 stocking stuffers for foodies, all priced at less than $25.

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.

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Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate

Swiss miss milk chocolate hot cocoa mix

Swiss Miss won our hot chocolate taste test, making it the perfect option for anyone on your list who has a sweet tooth. And in case you're wondering what the secret is to a perfect cup of chocolate, check out How To Make the Perfect Hot Cocoa, According to a Chef.

$12.20 for 50 packets at Amazon
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Witty Tea Towels

primitives by kathy dishtowel

These adorable tea towels will make your special person smile every time they need to dry their hands or wipe down the dishes. And in case you need more cleaning tips, This Is the Mess-Free Way to Clean Your Microwave you need to try.

$8.99 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!

$9.95 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 baking. No baker's kitchen is complete without this silicone mat! And for more Silpat kitchenware, see their Silicone Baking Molds for Perfect Baked Goods!

$22.25 at Amazon
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5 But First, Coffee Travel Mug

but first coffee bando travel mug

This is a gift made for your co-worker who says they're barely functioning until they've had a cup of Joe. Hey, we totally get it.

$15.95 at Amazon
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Alter Eco Salted Caramel Truffles

alter eco salted caramel truffles

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% delicious.

$7.99 at Alter Eco Foods
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Monogram Old Fashioned Glass

monogrammed old fashioned glass

If anyone in your family is a whiskey drinker, they'll appreciate this personalized 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 upgrade.

$6.99 at Williams Sonoma
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Electra Ice Cream Domed Bike Bell

electra bike bell with soft serve cone print

This is for the person who loves riding their bike and splurging on a stacked ice cream cone come summer. Electra also offers pizza, s'mores, fries, and donut versions (and more!), so you can take your pick.

$12.99 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.

Want to make the perfect sandwich to put in these bags? Check out these 25 Healthy Sandwich Recipes That Are All Under 500 Calories.

$11.99 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.

$9.99 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 $5! The other items in the collection are also $5, 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.

$5 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, has 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. Or, you can gift the spices as a set for a fun way to dress up their spice cabinet this Christmas.

And if you're in the market for new lunch meals to prep, here are 24 Amazing High Protein Lunch Ideas Under $10.

$8.49 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 high levels of fat-fighting antioxidants.

$15.51 at Amazon
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Bee's Wrap Reusable Food Storage Wrap

Courtesy of Bee's Wrap

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

Here are 20 Ways to Be More Sustainable When It Comes to Food if you want to try out other ways to be more eco-friendly.

$18 at Amazon
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Chateau Spill Red Wine Stain Remover

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?

$7.95 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 under $20.

$14.78 at Amazon
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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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Dinosaur Loose Leaf Tea Infuser

dinosaur tea infuser

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

If you happen to be a fan of cold tea, though, we have got you covered! Check out We Taste-Tested 10 Popular Iced Teas—This Was Our Favorite to see which drink came out on top.

$13.90 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 sweet and spicy spread is perfect on pizza, buffalo wings, fried chicken, chicken breasts, shrimp, and even Greek yogurt. They'll love concocting new pairings for this condiment.

$8.48 at Amazon
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Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker

mason jar cocktail shaker

This is a cute stocking stuffer for the person in your life who uses 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.

$9.99 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.

$21.99 at Villeroy & 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.

Need more ideas? Here are 21 Mouthwatering Spiralizer Recipes to try out!

$15.99 at Amazon
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Contigo Stainless Steel Travel Mug

contigo travel mug

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

$12.99 at Amazon
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Kuhn Rikon Nonstick Paring Knife

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

And make sure whoever is getting this gift is aware of the 12 Ways You're Ruining Your Kitchen Knives.

$13.50 at Amazon
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Shower Wine Glass Holder

Sipski wine glass holder
Courtesy of Sipski

Shower beer? Try shower wine. This is for your coworker who's missing those pre-pandemic happy hours.

$14.99 at Amazon
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