The Best Food-Themed Christmas Gift Wrap, Cards, Bags and Tags

Here's how to make what's outside your gift box just as pretty as what's inside!

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December 01, 2022

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There's no better feeling in the days leading up to Christmas than knowing that you've found the perfect gift for absolutely everyone on your holiday wish list. It's a big accomplishment, especially if the people you've been shopping for have various ages and personalities. While you should definitely relish in this achievement, your holiday to-do's don't stop just because your purchases have. Now, it's time to wrap up all your presents!

While we all know that one person who's Christmas gifts look like they jumped off the pages of a high-end magazine, wrapping your presents doesn't need to be complicated task. In fact, buying an adorably printed roll of wrapping paper, gift bag, tag or Christmas card is an easy way to elevate boxes big and small. Food-themed gift wrap is our absolute favorite category — not only does it add a humorous touch to absolutely anything you put it on, but it also really makes your boxes pop when they're stacked underneath your Christmas tree. I mean, it's pretty hard not to stare at a box that's covered in miniature deviled eggs, and not wonder what's inside! Here are some of our favorite sweet and savory gift wrap options available for purchase this year.

Wrapping Paper

$16.99 for 3 sheets

This hilarious design from Etsy makes an egg-cellent gift wrap choice. It's also seasonally-neutral, so you can use any leftovers you might have to wrap a variety of birthday and other gifts throughout the year.

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You donut want to miss out on buying a roll of this super sweet — and affordable wrapping paper. It comes with 22 feet of paper total, which should be more than enough to cover quite a few boxes.

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Everything tastes better with ranch — including this year's Christmas presents! Besides being visually delicious, this lively wrapping paper is also on the thicker side, so you won't need to worry about meddlesome rips and tears while you're using it to cover uniquely shaped boxes and packages.

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$4.99 for 1 sheet

You'll want to order this buzzy wrapping paper by the cupful. If there's someone in your life who just loves coffee or who obsessively counts down the days until Starbucks' releases their yearly holiday beverages, this gift wrap was made with them in mind.

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This adorable wrapping paper roll from Target's Wondershop line features everyone's favorite holiday cookie — gingerbread — in six festive shapes, including a Christmas tree and a buggy car! Might we suggest using it to wrap one of these highly-rated gingerbread house kits?!

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$15 for 5 sheets

Atlanta-based illustrator and owner of Paper Raven Co., Erin McManness put together this charming wrapping paper. It features a yummy assortment of baked goods, like Yule logs and gingerbread houses, and comes in sheet form, so you won't have to worry about making additional space in a closet or drawer to store it once you are done with all your holiday wrapping.

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$24 for 5 sheets

The only thing we can say about this buttery, flaky pastry-covered gift wrap is ooh la la!

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You'll be dubbed the "cool" relative of your family when you use this smile-inducing wrapping paper to cover up all your presents. It features two of our all-time favorite things — snowmen and ice cream cones!

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$15 for 5 sheets

This playful wrapping paper from California-based artist Amber Barkley gives you the perfect excuse to feel like a kid again, since it's covered in one of the most nostalgic childhood snacks — frosted animal crackers.

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$11 for 3 sheets

These shimmery pre-cut gift wrap sheets from Rifle Paper Co. are covered with all the beloved characters from The Nutcracker ballet, including Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer, the Mouse King, the Sugar Plum Fairy and of course, the Nutcracker himself.

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$13.95 for 3 sheets

Though you might break out into the meat sweats while using this eclectic wrapping paper, it'll be totally worth it once you hear all the amused reactions it'll cause your friends to make. The carnivorous choice is covered in all your favorite butcher cuts, including ham, salami, mortadella, sausage links and kielbasa franks.

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$24 for 5 sheets

Even a humbug like Scrooge wouldn't want to tira-miss snagging a roll of this dessert-covered wrapping paper. The ultra-realistic design will have your mouth watering thanks to its repeating pattern of chocolaty cocoa powder, fluffy lady fingers and luscious cream.

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Gift Bags


Medium-sized gifts will fit nicely inside this adorable gift bag. We're big fans of the sparkle found on both the polar bear's hat and scarf, which gives this bag the right amount of holiday glitz. Need an idea about what should go inside it? We think a canister of hot cocoa mix is a great choice!

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This beautiful bag from artist Mia Saine depicts one of our all-time favorite holiday traditions: baking Christmas sweets with the family. We also love the adorable chocolate chip cookies found on the bag's two shorter sides. It's the perfect vessel for holding the cookie stamps, cupcake liners and spatulas found on this list.

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If there's someone in your inner circle who has an impressive collection of vintage holiday mugs, they'll get a kick out of this gift bag. It's an easy way to make spirits bright this holiday season, even if the contents inside it are virgin instead of spiked.

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This beautifully illustrated gift bag looks exactly like a cozy cafe and even features a chalkboard with a special message for "patrons" to read. It instantly brings to mind some of our favorite holiday movies.

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If you prefer subtler designs, this gold-foiled gift bag makes a lovely purchase. It's covered in tiny depictions of Christmas delights like cookie plates, roll cakes, hot cocoa and candy canes. The design is also offered on small, medium and large-sized bags, so you can get a variety to hold all the items on your gifting pile.

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Gift Tags

$3.11 for 3 gift tags

These handmade gift tags from Etsy seller Ray Choo Studios are perfect for foodies and pun-lovers of all ages, and depict hilarious messages like "Teas the Season" and "Bun-derful Time of Year!"

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$6.39 for 10 gift tags

These darling gingerbread-shaped gift tags from Etsy star-seller Sassy Scrappy Designs features heart- and zigzag-shaped cutouts, plus cute little scarves made from actual baker's twine, to give both store-bought and homemade gifts an extra-special touch.

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$4.24 for 5 gift tags

These super cute coffee cup-shaped gift tags are available in sets of 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25, and feature festive designs made from a lovely variety of seasonal cardstock and scrapbooking paper. Seller Gabbys Crafts N Things also offers a similarly-themed long-sleeved T-shirt, which makes a very fun gift, in case you still need something extra for someone on your list!

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$12.80 for 8 gift tags

These simply designed gift tags feature a watercolor cup of cocoa, and leave you with more than enough room to write a short or long message of your choice. For added sweetness, tape the tag to a bag of hot cocoa mix to give your gift receiver an additional treat.

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$18.99 for 12 gift tags

This whimsical set of gingerbread-themed gift toppers comes with 12 sturdy paper tags, plus 12 satin ribbons for easy hanging and tying.

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Christmas Cards

$24 for 8 cards

Warm wishes and sugary sentiments await your family and friends in these festively-shaped Christmas cards from Rifle Paper Co. Each of the colorful cardstock gingerbread houses is blank on the opposite side, so you can fill them with the words of your choosing.

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$71 for 25 cards

If your ornament collection is stocked full of glass ice cream cones, deviled eggs, doughnuts and more, this hilarious design from Minted should be your holiday card for 2022. Not only does it feature four whimsical foodie-themed ornaments on the front, but the card can also be personalized with your family's name and the holiday salutation of your choice. With Minted's "personalization option," you can also determine the card's overall shape, orientation, font color, corresponding envelope color, envelope lining pattern and more.

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$24.95 for 8 cards

Santa will love seeing this 3D holiday card sitting on top of your mantle. It features a magical treat-filled cookie plate on the inside with the words "Season's Greetings" running across the bottom.

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$21.99 for 12 cards

This entertaining collection of food-themed greeting cards is sure to make whoever opens them chuckle. The set comes with 2 versions of each design and features colorful messages like "Seasonings Eatings" and "A Latte Love."

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$26.95 for 8 cards

This magical Christmas card has a festive surprise sitting inside it: a 3D popup gingerbread house!

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$20 for 8 cards

Cocktail lovers will get a true kick out of this cheeky greeting card. Some might even say it rocks!

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