13 Holiday Gifts for All Kinds of Bakers

Whether they specialize in sweet treats or savory breads, we found great baking gifts starting at just $8.

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September 21, 2021
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The holidays are the time of year when bakers' talents really shine. And it's the perfect time to show your appreciation for all the baked goods they've fed you this year — not to mention the cookies they're sure to leave on your doorstep this season. Bakers pay close attention to detail and many love fun, thoughtful designs when it comes to decoration, so baking gifts should follow that same pattern. Whether you're looking for an affordable stocking stuffer or want to splurge on something really special, we've found unique gifts for every kind of baker.

Stocking Stuffers Under $25

Bakers that specialize in cupcakes will love these reusable liners. These colorful liners from Amazon Basics are made of food-safe silicone making them dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup. Their small packaging make them a nice surprise in a stocking.

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Never have to measure parchment paper for cake pans again. These Silpat liners come in 8- and 9-inch rounds that fit the cake pan of your choice perfectly every single time.

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A good spatula goes a long way for scraping bowls clean during baking. The Internet (and Food Network editors) love GIR spatulas. They're made of a single piece of high-quality silicone making them extra durable (no handle/spatula separation here) and easy to clean.

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Cookie lovers will make great use of this set of cookie stamps from Nordic Ware. With more than 2,000 reviews and 5 stars on Amazon, you know this set is sure to stand up through years of use.

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Baking Gifts Under $50


Our editors use Souper Cube trays for meal prepping soups and sauces, and the brand's Cookie Tray has a special place in our freezers. The Cookie Tray makes it easy to store batches of your favorite cookie dough for baking whenever the craving arises.

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Got a friend who loves pie baking? This set of three pie stencils will bring their baking game up a notch without too much extra effort.

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Sometimes semi-homemade is the way to go — especially for wannabe bakers. Give the new baker in your life this cake set from Instagram-famous bakery, Flour Shop. They're sure to want to share the final product.

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This two-in-one baking tray from Silpat is made for the city-dweller who's tight on kitchen space. Users can bake their batch of cookies on the tray and then cool it right out of the oven thanks to holes in the tray that promote airflow.

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A matching mixing bowl set is a must-have for serious bakers. This set from Pyrex comes with lids for each bowl which will come in handy for storing extra cookie dough or even leftovers from dinner.

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These Danish stuffed pancakes are a fun project for bakers who love breakfast. This top-selling pan from Williams Sonoma will be a staple in your best friend's kitchen for years.

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Splurge-Worthy Gifts Under $100

This candy cane-colored ceramic mixing bowl makes a statement in any baker's kitchen. It's compatible with any KitchenAid Artisan tilt-head mixer and even comes in handy for manual mixing for treats like scones and biscuits. For a festive addition to your own space, order one early for your cookie party.

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This 10-piece bakeware set is perfect for the novice baker. Complete with cake pans, a 9x13 baking pan, square brownie pan, cupcake pan, loaf pan, sheet pans and a cooling rack, they'll have everything they need to get started with the classics.

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Bread machines may sound retro, but they've really made a comeback. Thanks to the bread-baking boom of 2020, a bread machine is a staple in many kitchens today. For the baker who loves an artisan loaf, this will be a much-loved addition to their kitchen.

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