Gifts to Make or Buy
F&W editors tested hundreds of products to find the tastiest gifts from American food artisans. For DIY cooks, the ideas are easy to duplicate at home.
Make It: These chewy treats are like caramel apples in candy form, combining the tangy-sweet flavor of cider with buttery caramel. To create your own spin on them, use a flavored apple cider or add different spices, like ground ginger or black pepper.
Buy It: Béquet Caramels. Made by hand in Montana, Béquet’s caramels now come in the perfect seasonal flavor: green apple. From $6.25 for 4 oz; bequetconfections.com.