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The 32 Best Gift Baskets of 2024: Find the Perfect Edible Gift

Gift giving just got more delicious.

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Desiree DeNunzio is the gift guide editor for CNET's Commerce team. When she's not writing and editing, she's either hiking through the redwoods or curled up with a good book and a lazy dog.
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$60 at Harry & David
harry's gift box
Harry & David Harry's Gift Box
A tried-and-true classic
$45 at Momofuku
momofuko gift pack
Momofuku Dave's Faves pack
Dig in to Soy & Scallion Noodles and other culinary gems
See at Levain Bakery
levain bakery cookies
Levain Bakery cookies
Big, fat ooey-gooey cookies
$70 at Williams Sonoma
le marais assorted pastry sampler
Le Marais Assorted Pastry Sampler
A tasty morning treat
$110 at Zingerman's
Zingerman's The Weekender Gift Box
Satisfy a comfort food craving
$64 at Magnolia Bakery
magnolia bakery pudding
Magnolia Bakery banana pudding sampler
Get a taste of this NYC bakery's iconic pudding
$76 at Goldbelly
Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
Addictive Southern-style biscuits
$80 at GiftTree
as good as gold gift basket
As Good as Gold Classic basket
Snackers rejoice! All the sweet staples are here
$129 at See's Candies
See's Candies Signature Gift Pack
Chocolate treats don't get better than this
$65 at Dylan's Candy Bar
Dylan's Candy Bar Chocolate Sweet Treat Tower
Satisfy any sweet tooth
$115 at Jasper Hill Farm
vermonter gift pack
Jasper Hill Farm's The Vermonter
Cheese, cheese and more cheese
$130 at Man Crates
man crate whisky appreciation
Man Crates' Whiskey Appreciation Crate
Just add your favorite spirit for a knock-out gift
$165 at Olympia Provisions
Olympia Provisions Euro Charcuterie Box
The perfect gift for your foodie friend
$39 at Rancho Gordo
Rancho Gordo Desert Island Sampler
Everyone's favorite beans make an original gift

With Mother's Day almost upon us, a lot of people will be scrambling for last-minute gifts. While some moms might prefer a gift card or flowers, for the mom who's a regular chef or food connoisseur an edible gift basket is the way to go. From pastries to cheese to chocolates and more, we rounded up the best gift baskets to give mom this Mother's Day.

To help you find the best gift baskets for 2024, we nibbled our way through a variety of tasty treats -- all in the name of research. It's a tough job, isn't it? The items below cater to different preferences and tastes -- you just need to choose a theme. If you're shopping for someone who loves sweets, you can't go wrong with the delightfully delicious cookies from Levain Bakery. Is your recipient of choice more into savory foods? Perhaps a Momofuku ramen pack or charcuterie box will be the winning ticket. From brand-new collections to tried-and-true classics, we've got the best gift baskets for every palette. Don't take our word for it. Start scrolling and pick the perfect present.

Harry & David

When it comes to edible gifts, Harry & David is a classic choice. The company is known for its gorgeous boxes of juicy pears, but you can find much more that'll please even the pickiest palate. We're fans of Harry's Gift Box, which offers all the greatest hits at an affordable price. For $60, you get: 

  • A half-dozen pears
  • Moose Munch popcorn
  • Hickory-smoked summer sausage 
  • Sharp white cheddar cheese
  • Mixed nuts

More favorites from Harry & David:


The flavors of the storied Momofuku restaurant and culinary brand are now available at home, and this gift box doesn't disappoint. Chef David Chang includes his faves: five servings of Soy & Scallion Noodles, Chili Crunch and tamari sauce, plus Spicy Seasoned Salt. Pro tip: If you haven't tried the spicy-crunchy chili oil, you're missing out. It has a delightful crunch with just the right amount of heat. You can add it to any dish to elevate your meal, from ramen to grilled chicken to bagels.

Levain Bakery

Nothing says comfort food quite like fresh-baked cookies. We love these massive cookies from New York's Levain Bakery. One cookie goes a long way, and if you pop it in the oven for a few minutes, it comes out with a marvelous ooey, gooey center. Each batch of cookies arrives thoughtfully wrapped with cellophane and ribbons and comes packed in a beautiful blue box with a personal message. Get a four-pack for $29, an eight-pack for $49, or a 12-pack for $79.

Williams Sonoma

Start their morning off the right way with flaky, buttery croissants hot out of the oven. This mixed assortment of 12 pastries will transport your friends or loved ones straight to Paris with each buttery, crisp bite. Each box includes an assortment of chocolate croissants, au beurre croissants, almond croissants, kouign-amann batons, chocolate kouign-amann and pain aux raisins. The pastries arrive frozen, so you can defrost them one at a time or eat as many as you want, which may well be all of them. 

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Zingerman's is a beloved Michigan brand, but since it ships throughout the US for free, these gift boxes can be enjoyed by all. The Weekender Gift Box is the most popular option. The colorful box contains an assortment of sweet and savory treats, including bread, cheese, beef sticks, coffee cake, peanut brittle and more. Everything we sampled had held up well during shipping and arrived fresh, with flavors that invoke the Midwest. We liked that there were instructions on the baked goods about freezing them if you weren't planning to eat them right away.

More favorites from Zingerman's:

Magnolia Bakery

HBO's Sex and the City had everyone rushing to try Magnolia Bakery's cupcakes in the early 2000s, but its banana pudding is the true star of the show. If you've never tried it, order immediately. Then order a pudding sampler for a friend. Each sampler pack includes two red velvet banana pudding cups, two chocolate hazelnut banana pudding cups, and two classic banana pudding cups. 

Callie's Hot Little Biscuit

Give your friends and loved ones a taste of Southern comfort. Callie's Hot Little Biscuit is based in Charleston, S.C., and delivers sweet and savory buttery biscuits straight to your door. Biscuits arrive fully cooked and frozen, so all you need to do is pop them in the oven whenever you're ready for buttery biscuit goodness. We tried the Charleston Cravings Biscuit Sampler (linked below) and especially enjoyed the sausage biscuits and the pimento cheese.

Gift Tree

The perfect gift basket for anyone who likes to nibble, the Good as Gold Classic basket includes a variety of sugary snacks. Almond Roca, Ghiradelli caramel squares, truffles, espresso beans, chocolate-drizzled caramel popcorn, lemon cookies and more are tucked into a woven gift basket and topped with a note card.

More favorites from GiftTree:

See's Candies

See's Candies offers all sorts of seasonal confections (right now, it's all about the milk caramel apple Scotchmallows), but the famed chocolate purveyor's Signature Gift Pack is a year-round winner. It's a box full of delicious treats, including assorted chocolates, nuts and chews, Toffee-ettes, peanut brittle and assorted lollipops. That pretty much covers all of See's biggest hits.

More favorites from See's:

Dylan's Candy Bar

Just skip the savory stuff and go for the sugar. (This option will go over especially well with children.) There are four gift boxes filled with different chocolate treats from the famous candy emporium Dylan's Candy Bar. Chocolate-coated pretzels, milk chocolate sandwich cookies, rainbow milk chocolate nonpareils and more will make their day. 

More favorites from Dylan's Candy Bar:

Jasper Hill Farm

If you're gifting a cheese-lover, you can't go wrong with a delivery from Jasper Hill Farm. The Vermonter includes three lovely Vermont-specific cheeses (Whitney, Harbison and Cabot Clothbound Cheddar) plus Brewer's Sea Salt Crackers and Squirrel Stash Nuts.

More from Jasper Hill Farm:

Man Crate

Actual whiskey is not included in Man Crates' Whiskey Appreciation Crate, but so many other things are. A personalized decanter and glasses, for starters. Your lucky giftee will also find ice sphere molds, coasters, savory snacks and even a pocket-sized whiskey-tasting journal to record their notes about favorite drams.

More favorites from Man Crates:

Olympia Provisions

Olympia Provisions has packed bites inspired by the best of Europe into this tasty box of snacks. Salami made in the styles of France, Italy, Spain and Greece is the main event, but there's also paté, a wedge of cheese, honey, pickled beets, crackers, hazelnuts, olives and a mini mustard in this heavenly package. You may want to sample some of this gift before you send it out.

More favorites from Olympia Provisions:

Rancho Gordo

Think outside the (gift) box and give beans. Everyone (including O, the Oprah Magazine) has been raving about Rancho Gordo beans, so this is a great gift option for cooks in the know. Included are six bags of the company's all-time favorite beans, including cooking instructions and tips. 

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