Giving or receiving, the countdown for sweet, thoughtful, and creative Christmas gifts is always on especially when one is blessed with amazing people in his/her life. And when they come in adorable boxes, baskets, or mason jars? One-of-a-kind gift even the hard-to-buy-for person can’t say no!
If you are up for giving baskets filled with loads of love, wine, candies, chocolates, cookies, baking essentials etc, browse this collection of Christmas basket themes and ideas. Whether you want crafty, DIY or just simple, budget-friendly Christmas gift basket themes, you’re sure to find some inspiration.
Best Christmas Gift Basket Theme Ideas
Wine Country Gift Basket
This Christmas gift basket by Wine Country is a complete crowd-pleaser. It contains an assortment of cookies, chocolates, naan crisps, pretzel sticks, macaroons, cheese, olives, and several more goodies from different and renowned brands. The basket itself is very cute and will definitely come into use over and over.
Sugar-Free Gift Basket
This processed sugar-free gift basket will be a great option for health-conscious people or those who are suffering from certain ailments such as diabetes. The wicker basket includes sugar-free candies, sugar-free chocolates, pepper crackers, cheese dip, spicy pretzel sticks, and cheddar popcorn. If you want, you can even include a personalized gift message with this basket to make the gift even more special.
Christmas Bounty Gift Basket
This beautiful basket is filled with some really delicious goodies, such as Belgian chocolates, chocolate wafer rolls, summer sausage, smoked gouda, cheese crackers, and more. Basically, it has things that will cater to every taste so you just cannot go wrong with it.
Pasticceria Passerini dal 1919 Christmas Hamper
Here’s another Italian themed Christmas basket, but the contents are totally different. The basket includes some really useful stuff such as different types of tea, chocolate bars, panettone, and biscuits. The basket with handles and fasteners will make a perfect container for future use.
Christmas Fruit Basket
This one may be cliché, or maybe not. We don’t really see people sending fruit baskets to their near and dear ones during Christmas, even though fruit baskets, in general, are very common for gifting purposes. So you might be going an unconventional route with this one. But a fruit basket is never a bad idea. After all, you are sending healthy stuff to your people, which shows how much you care. If you want, you can recreate this idea on your own as well.
Gourmet Chocolate Basket
This basket is a chocolate lover delight and we’re confident it will be received well by your people. It contains delicious chocolates, candies, caramel melts, hot cocoa, and more from premium brands. The basket looks cute and different too!
For the coffee connoisseurs – Gift Basket
You know what this thoughtful coffee basket with nestle coffee mate, coffee cups, snacks, and spoons means to the other person? Get me another once this is finished!
Grill Master Gift Basket
This gift basket includes everything your loving husband or dad needs to spice up the backyard BBQ party. To make things extra sweet, keep a printable BBQ sauce recipe card in the basket.
Pizza Night Basket
Why not inspire the budding pizza makers in your life with their very own pizza night basket? Don’t forget the Christmas colored adorable apron!
For the love of Spaghetti
Perfect gift basket for the true Italian food enthusiast! Premium quality extra virgin olive oil will last far after the steaming bowl of pasta is gone, so treat him/her to a special one.
Who couldn’t use a one-off shower, packed with cleanser, bath salts, pumice stone, and everything the giftee needs for the perfect soak? By the way, we won’t blame if you have plans to gift it yourself 🙂
Breakfast Hostess Gift | Banana Bread and Honey Butter
This gift basket with moist and dense banana bread, creamy whipped honey butter, and gourmet coffee beans will lend your favorite hostess a helping hand the next day after that Christmas dinner.
HOLIDAY GIFT BASKET with cookie baking essentials
This gift basket includes everything any cookie lover needs to bake a tasty batch of gingersnaps or fruitcake cookies! The pretty bowl of Christmas sprinkles in the basket is sure to make things extra Christmassy.
DIY Family Sundae Kit Gift Idea
We don’t know about you, but we loveee Hershey’s syrups. And when packed along with Hershey’s Mini Kisses, Hershey’s Mint Chocolate Chips, HEATH Miniatures, ROLO Minis, KITKAT Minis, Reese’s Pieces, and sprinkles – A sweet gift for neighbors and friends.
Thoughtful spa-themed gift basket
We bet all the men and women in your Christmas list would love this spa-themed gift basket. Wondering what items are included? Bath towels, hand towels, a back scrubber, shower sponge, sugar scrub, bath salts, and body wash.
Jello Shots Fundraiser Auction Basket
This is it! Rum and jello dreams come alive in this adorable gift basket. Use it for the next Fundraiser auction and it might break the all-time gift basket auction record in your school or community.
Nothing Bundt Love and Joy Gift Basket
This basket is full of ‘baking’ vibes. Perfect for the cake loving couples on your list, it contains a bundt cake pan, dish towels, dishcloths, measuring cups, utensils, and a mason jar. You could also include cake mix, vanilla essence, or baking sheet rolls.
Cheesy cheese basket
Speaking of cheese – everyone will love this cheese board gift basket! Putting together your favorite cheeses, a wine bottle, artisan crackers and a personalized ‘Make a wish’ card in a crate is a breeze, indeed.
Starbucks K-CUP & Lindt Chocolate gift basket.
Anyone would love this one-of-a-kind assortment of coffee and chocolates transformed into an adorable Christmas gift. Thank us later!
Book Lover’s Gift Basket
Book lovers will rejoice when they receive this hamper containing Victoria by Daisy Goodwin. Simple yet thoughtful Christmas gift basket idea, huh?
When in doubt add glitter purple gift basket
This beauty themed gift basket would make any teeny or tweeny girl happy. All goodies in purple and that ‘When in doubt add glitter’ card – out of the world!
Pamper Your Body Bath themed basket
Forgo the usual coffee, flowers, and baking essentials; give your mom a bath-themed gift basket that she can really use to overcome that energy-zapped state after Christmas celebrations.
Delight The Dog Lover Gift Basket
Delight your pet sitter or the dog lover at home with this thank you gift basket! Stuff some Dog and kitty treats, picture frame, coffee mug and potty bags in a cute basket. Paw prints on the basket – a cute gesture.
All You Need Is Vanilla Gift Chest
The exotic and delicate fragrance of vanilla to de-stress. Grab a cute basket and fill it with anything Vanilla for many relaxing baths. Perfect for any busy person to take a relaxing, isn’t it?
Holiday Gift Basket
A basket of fruit, cheese, and Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve is a crowd pleaser, indeed! Don’t forget to decorate this sweet basket with Holy, cherry sprig and ribbons.
Cute Cupcake Basket
The ultimate gift to appreciate her baking skill – a cupcake basket filled with cookie dough, cupcake tray, and sprinkles. Don’t forget the rainbow ribbon!
Tea Lovers Gift Basket
For that pal on your list who cannot start the morning without a steaming cup of tea! Fill the Walnut Oval Jackie basket with tea rest, Lagoon Blue Samantha Tea Tins, Chamomile Tea, and Walkers Shortbread Cookies – you’re good to go!
Team Mom Basketball Themed Gift Basket
Here’s a reason to celebrate the basketball fundraiser – a thoughtful gift basket filled with scorekeeper notebook, a fancy baseball pen, baseball frame, baseball ornament, and wooden clipboard!
Gift Basket for a Movie Buff
Throw in anything movie-related – DVDs, loads of popcorn, candy- into a cute basket and decorate it with a big red-black chic bow ribbon. Can it be any better guys?
Lemonade Gift Basket
Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift basket this holiday season? Well, take your cue from this basket full of lemony delights.
Adorable Gift Basket filled with Betty Crocker Goodies
People who’re familiar with Betty Crocker brand will appreciate your gift-giving skills. Adding stars and tieing a white satin ribbon around the basket will make this gift extra Christmassy.
Hello Kitty Towel Cake for Little Girls
A girly Christmas gift basket for the Hello Kitty obsessed teens (or tweens). Make sure she gets all her faves in this pink basket.
Baseball themed Gift basket for men
It doesn’t get more personal than encouraging his love for baseball. To take the baseball bucket to the next level, throw in few tickets to the game.
Scoop Ice Cream Gift Basket
It’s chilly outside. But that doesn’t mean that ice cream is forbidden. We’re already in love with this sweet basket full of ice cream cones, sprinkles, chocolate sauce, wooden spoons, paper straws, and napkins!
Minnie Mouse Baby Girl Basket
What better way to teach kids “Love is forever” than the story of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Perfect gift basket baby boys, baby girls, and parents of toddlers on your list!
Root beer float kit
On the hunt for personalized Christmas gift basket ideas? Look no further than this root beer float kit to make your papa and grandpa happy… we meant to say very, very happy!
Hot Chocolate Gift Basket
A hot chocolate gift basket would be one of your best choices because there’s no better way to celebrate holidays than with a steaming cup of hot chocolate. This delicious drink warms you up after a day of all the activities and preparation for the Christmas party. The hot chocolate basket consists of hot chocolate itself, along with candy canes, marshmallows, and stir sticks. If you want, you can replace hot chocolate drink with hot chocolate mix.
We totally love this basket for its uniqueness. I mean, no one would expect such gourmet content in their Christmas basket. To replicate this gift basket, you’ll have to get hold of some fancy items, such as olive oil, salami, balsamic vinegar, and dips. You have to add something sweet to it as well, to balance all the saltiness, such as a chocolate bark. Since it’s a tapas basket, don’t forget to include tapas plates and dipping bowls.
What better way to please a wine connoisseur than by gifting him a basket filled with his favorite wine? This basket contains an assortment of wine and its accompaniments, such as wine charms, stemware, wine pourer and even a wine stopper. If you want, you can add a few different types of cheese to the basket as well. And don’t forget to print out the gift tag to decorate your basket.
Perfect Pair Gift Basket
This Perfect Pair gift basket is simply perfect for the newlywed couples celebrating their first Christmas together. The basket contains everyday essential items for them, that too, in pairs. We loved the funny twist given to the contents. For example, we liked the idea of lighter and mini candles, for candle and flame. If you want, even you can put a hilarious touch to your gifts.
Pancake Gift Basket
Treat your friends and family to some delicious breakfast by presenting them with this pancake basket. Pancakes are one of those breakfast food items that go with all kinds of occasions and can be prepared in a multitude of ways. You can fill the basket with different items that go with pancake or are essential at breakfast. But ensure that a mason jar filled with pancake mix and recipe is included.
Christmas Morning Gift Basket
Make the recipients Christmas morning a lot more special by gifting them this Christmas morning themed gift basket. The basket, which is more like a wooden crate, is filled with everything that you need to make your Christmas morning amazing. It doesn’t just include ingredients to make scrumptious meals, but also utensils, such as a frying pan, whisk, and more. If you want to give it a rustic touch, add a plaid kitchen towel to it as well.
Dinner For Two Gift Basket
You have no idea how well utilized this quick dinner gift basket will be, even if not on Christmas, but definitely on some other days. This dinner for two gift basket consists of jars filled with pasta and pasta sauce. Your recipient just has to boil pasta and add the sauce to it. If you want, you can replace arrabbiata with some other sauce, whatever you feel you can make best.
Personalized Gift Basket
If compiling a Christmas gift basket is too much work for you, you can get it done at harryanddavid.com. They won’t just curate the best Christmas baskets for you, but will also personalize them with the name of the recipient. The one we have shortlisted consists of gourmet items, such as raspberry galette, premium nuts and popcorn, two types of sausages, chocolate swirl cake, crackers, dips, and many more items, all packed neatly in a wireframe basket.
Here’s another lovely Christmas gift basket idea from Harry & David. The basket brims with some of their most popular and of course, delicious snack items, such as gourmet dried fruits, premium popcorns, and healthy mixed nuts, packed in a reusable basket with a beautiful blue bow. We think it would make an excellent gifting option for your health-conscious friend, as most of the content in this basket is quite healthy. And it’s an affordable option too.
Food Gift Basket
This is a through and through Christmas gift basket consisting of all types of delicious food items enjoyed during Christmas. The basket includes crackers, cheese, cranberry relish, almonds, chocolate-coated almonds, and many more things that can come in handy during Christmas. The gift basket is totally customizable. You can include whatever you like and in whatever quantity you want. You are free to decorate the basket in your own way as well.
Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Basket
This got to be one of the most unique Christmas baskets and one of the most useful too! This Christmas basket idea is to help you get through the cold and snowy day in the best possible way. In a little tin, which must look a bit rustic, just fill things that a family can use when they are stuck at home on a snowing day, such as a hot chocolate mix to warm them up, cookie dough to help them kill time, and some sugar cookies in a jar too. The best part is that this theme isn’t expensive at all.
Talking about unique, what do you think about this Pedicure Christmas basket for your female or even male friend? It will help them relax after all the toil they did for Christmas decoration and party. We loved the presentation of this basket. Instead of going for a regular basket, the blogger has used furry slippers to stuff in all the items required for a good pedicure. So you can rest assured that each item in the basket will be used, the ‘basket’ itself. Don’t forget to tie the slippers with the red ribbon to give it a festive look.
Manicure Gift Basket
When we have a pedicure basket, how can a manicure basket be left far behind? This is a full-fledged basket filled with everything required for a luxurious manicure and even more. Fill a nice wooden or rattan basket with a few products required for a manicure, such as nail paints, nail polish remover, nail filer, nail stickers, hand cream, nail clippers, and more. To give it a festive touch, add some cookies or candy canes in the basket too.
Oven Mitten Gift Idea
Here’s another unique Christmas gift basket or shall we say, a Christmas mitt gift for you. As you can see, instead of going the traditional route, the blogger has filled a mitten with all the cutleries requires for making a scrumptious Christmas meal, such as a whisk spatula, measuring spoons, and more. It’s up to you what theme you want to follow for your basket. Just ensure that the oven mitt is festive themed and has a Christmas tag attached to it. The blogger has shared the tag template for your convenience as well.
Slow Cooker Gift Basket
How gorgeous is this slow cooker gift basket? Yes, it is on a bit pricier side, but it is definitely worth every penny and will make the life of your recipient every bit easier. To turn the slow cooker into a gift basket, lay towels in the cooker and arrange the items in the cooker. It’s totally up to you what you want to add to the cooker, but we would suggest you pick things that can come into use during the holiday season. Wrap the slow cooker with cellophane and top it with a festive bow.
Elf Gift Basket
We totally love this Christmas gift basket inspired by the movie, “Elf”. It’s basically a movie-themed Christmas basket consisting of the movie or soundtrack movie of “Elf”, Coca Cola, which features several times in the movie, along with candy canes, jelly beans, spaghetti, maple syrup, and more. You can customize the basket as per your liking or can create a similar basket with an entirely different movie.
Christmas Gift Basket for Men
If you’re looking for a Christmas gift basket idea for men, this one is near perfect. This cute red basket is filled with some macho stuff that men like, such as a hammer, measuring tape, a tumbler, screwdrivers, a movie DVD, and some snacks, such as beef sticks, mixed nuts, crackers, chocolates and more. Just like we do with most baskets, line this one also with tissue paper and then fill it first with larger items and then the smaller ones.
Gamer Gift Basket
This gift basket idea is just perfect for your gamer friend. We’re not restricting this to men only because we’re well aware that some women are equally fond of playing games. It’s up to you whether you want to go with a wooden crate or a wooden basket. Now fill the basket with some gaming essentials, such as a few game CDs, batteries, snacks, a drink, a gift card and more. Don’t forget to attach the season’s greetings tag to your gift basket.
Christmas Gift Bucket
Instead of regular baskets, you can even go with a Santa themed bucket for presenting goodies to your friend. Yes, the project is a bit of a task because you first need to paint the bucket like Santa Claus. But if you can get hold of something similar readymade, go for it. You can go for fillers like a notebook, chocolates, pen and more such fun thing. Feel free to download the tag shared by the blogger.
Imagine the excitement of your loved ones on receiving this huge popcorn themed Christmas basket from The Popcorn Factory. Shaped as a snowman, this basket is filled with different types of popcorns such as butter popcorn, chocolate popcorn, caramel popcorn, and cinnamon popcorn along with some cookies, candies, sprinkles, and chocolate truffles. We think it would be a perfect Christmas basket for someone with kids in their family.
Italy Themed Gift Basket
If your friend is a huge fan of Italian cuisine or European cuisine, you might consider gifting them this thoughtful and gorgeous Italian themed basket made especially by Williams Sonoma. The basket comes filled with different types of pasta and cheese, canned tomatoes, salami, Sicilian olive oil, and Balsamic vinegar. The woven tray that it comes in is absolutely gorgeous and can be repurposed in several ways.