25+ White Elephant Gifts Everyone Will Want to Trade For

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November 07, 2019
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Whether this holiday season marks your first-ever White Elephant gift exchange or your hundredth, there's no doubt you're in for a really fun time. Not only is it totally acceptable to be naughty and (nicely) steal from your friends or co-workers, White Elephant exchanges also ensure that everyone goes home with a great gift.

If you're not sure what to bring along to your exchange this year, feel free to "steal" an idea (or a few) from our list below. We've filled it with fabulous finds that everyone will want to swap, steal and trade.

This might look like a gag gift, but it's actually a very useful breakfast tool. Use it to make breakfast sandwiches with everything from english muffins to bagels, even pancakes. It cooks the bread, breakfast meat, cheese and egg all at once so the sandwich is ready to go in minutes.

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Help your co-workers stay adequately hydrated year-round with this personal water cooler. All they need to do is fill the water bottle portion with their favorite beverage and drink up!

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Co-workers who eat lunch at their desks will love this practical gift. Not only can they use it to hold all their favorite dipping sauces, the bowl's lid also serves as a rest for chopsticks and other utensils, so they'll never need to worry about making a mess on their keyboard.

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We're obsessed with this chic set of handmade chocolate lipsticks and something tells us everyone at your holiday party will be, too. They're also a hilarious way to "give someone shade" without being a total grinch!

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Perfect for those who love food, those who love fashion and those who love both, this beautiful bag of ziti pasta, which features packaging custom-designed by Dolce & Gabbana, is a great way to add a couture touch to haute plates large and small.

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Those who love drinking iced coffee no matter the season will be merry and oh-so-bright when they pull one of these shimmering cold cups from the gift pile. Each cup holds 24 oz. of liquid to give even the occasional scrooge a powerful boost!

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Though it's probably the smallest item on our guide, this cheeky lapel pin is sure to be a big hit with your party crowd. Not only is it super cute, it's also an easy way to personalize a blazer, sweater or jacket without being overly distracting in that early morning meeting on Monday.

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Treat one lucky co-worker to the delicious smell of freshly made hot cocoa year-round with this chocolatey soy candle from Bath & Body Works.

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These festive silicone whisks will add a holly, jolly jolt to all sorts of holiday treats.

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One lucky person will have sugar plum fairies dancing around their coffee and tea with this whimsical nutcracker-inspired mug.

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This compact lip kit is packed full of soothing balms to keep lips adequately protected when the weather outside is frightful.

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These sleek measuring spoons are completely full of themselves — in the best, and cutest, way possible.

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This metallic set of hand-painted chocolates brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "cup of cheer."

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Trust us — your colleagues doughnut want to miss the opportunity to grab one of these adorable handmade goat milk soaps from the gift pile.

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We’re sure all the bakers at your holiday party will find themselves saying "oh snap!" when they lay eyes on this playful baking pan.

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There's nothing frosty about this adorable handcrafted drinking glass from Anthropologie.

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You just can't go wrong with gifting socks, especially when they're covered in French fries, cupcakes, hamburgers and smiling slices of pizza. Talk about a "happy meal."

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Anyone who has found themselves searching high and low for an extra shopping bag will appreciate this uber-useful and cute foldable tote.

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Who needs a workshop full of elves when they've got these magical spatulas to get them through holiday baking season?

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It'll smell a lot like Christmas with this hand poured sugar cookie candle.

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If your office has a lot of tea drinkers, you'll want to bring this see-through mug with you to your holiday party. With its built-in infuser and eye-catching design, it's sure to make a bold statement.

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Who doesn't love a PopGrip? Especially when it's covered in pastel sprinkles?

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Even Santa himself wouldn't be able to resist a plate of these shimmering macaron-shaped hand soaps. Each set contains five different scents — from toasted coconut to lemon pie — to give whoever receives them a beautiful sight (and smell) with every use.

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It just isn't Christmas without a frothy cup of hot chocolate and this yummy milk and dark chocolate variety pack from Godiva is a holiday must-have!

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This ultra-lux carrying cup is an easy way to add some shimmer and shine to a busy work week.

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This brilliant spoon gets our vote for most ingenious gift! Its spatula-shape ensures that peanut butter lovers get the absolute most out of every jar.

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These jovial and glossy measuring spoons are sure to put you right on top of the office "nice" list.

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This cozy holder is a great way to keep drinks cold, and close by, whether someone's watching chestnuts roasting over an open fire or they're waiting for the arrival of Santa's sleigh.

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