7 Last-Minute Gift Baskets You Can Pull Off Before the Holidays

Not sure what to get that relative who has everything, or your BFF who puts up with your antics all year long? Gift baskets are the perfect way to give the people you love a little sampling of everything. From the pampered princess to the manliest guy's guy, we've rounded up seven themed baskets that are sure to knock the socks off anyone on your list. Each wicker-woven wonder includes several DIY gifts from Food.com that pair perfectly with some easy to find store-bought additions.

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The Movie Lover

Film buffs are hard to buy for. Movie memorabilia can be tacky, expensive and hard to find. Instead of stressing over an original script or autograph, this basket brings the joy of the theater right to your movie-lover's home.

Basket includes:
Old-Fashioned Kettle Corn
Vintage Popcorn Holders
Copycat Gummy Bears
Your Gift-Getter's Favorite Movie
Popcorn Seasoning Mix
Gift Card for a Movie Streaming Site
Copycat Cream Soda Syrup


The Pampered Princess

Let’s face it, is there really anyone you know that WOULDN’T love a day at the spa? Thanks to all of these amazing DIY gifts, this basket is particularly inexpensive and easy to pull off during the final holiday countdown.

Basket includes:
Milk & Honey Bubble Bath
A Loofah
DIY Lotion
Champagne or Sparkling Water
Sugar Body Scrub
Cucumber Eye Pads
Coffee Foot Soak

The Cupcake Lover

Have someone on your list that seriously loves to bake and is crazy for cupcakes? This is the gift for them. Personalize your picks by getting creative with your frosting flavors, or extra silly with your apron choice.

Basket includes:
Fluffy Frosting
Cupcake Liners
A Recipe for Our Favorite Chocolate Cupcakes
Festive Sprinkles
Cupcake Toppers
A Funny Apron

The Cheese Lover

Perfect for the perpetual hostess with the mostess and cheese-lovers alike, this basket includes all of the accoutrements necessary for the perfect charcuterie spread. Pair with a gift card to your local cheese shop and leave the rest up to the lucky receiver of this top-notch gift. 

Basket includes:
Wine Bar Nut Mix
A Wooden or Slate Cheese Board
Quick & Easy Kimchi Pickles
Cheese Knives
Pear Honey
Homemade Crackers
Gift Card to a Local Cheese Shop


The Guy's Guy

Perfect for poker night, or just any food-lovin' dudes on your Christmas list, this basket is jam-packed with man-cave essentials for those muchachos that have everything.

Basket includes:
Beef Jerkey
Pizza-Flavored Snack Mix
Mini Poker Set
Hot Sauce
Classic Beer Mugs

The Brunch Lover

This basket, loaded with every brunch essential, will come in handy on Christmas morning right after it's opened. While you help your giftee break into the bloody mary mix, they can get to work in the kitchen on some pancakes and a cup o' joe. It's the gift that keeps on giving.

Basket includes:
Pancake & Waffle Mix
Maple Syrup
Bloody Mary Mix
30-Minute Raspberry Jam
Funny Mugs 
Chai Tea Mix

The Chocolate Lover

From sinfully-good syrup to cocoa-covered pretzels, this basket is filled to the brim with sweets that'll make your chocolate-lover swoon. We won't tell if a few truffles don't make their way to the basket.

Basket includes:
Chocolate-Covered Pretzels
Hot Cocoa Mix
Chocolate Spoons
Chocolate Syrup
Chocolate-Covered Saltines
Copycat Nutella

About Jolie Peters

Jolie loves all things food, especially bacon.