The 13 Best Edible Mother’s Day Gifts to Buy in 2021

Treat mom to one of these thoughtful pre-packaged gifts

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"This special box is filled with everything she needs to treat herself to some serious self-care."
"Treat her to some of her very favorite things all stashed neatly in a decorative metal basket."
"Treat mom to breakfast in bed with this themed gift basket—whether or not you can be there in person or not. "
"These impeccably decorated cupcakes are hand piped in buttercream to create succulents, cactus, and peach flowers."
"Try a collection of best-selling cheeses from around the world all curated by one of New York City’s top cheesemongers."
"Treat mom to everything she needs for happy hour—both sips and snacks."
"This gift duo includes a limited-edition spring chocolate box filled with 16 gourmet chocolates."
"Take mom on a walk down memory lane this Mother’s Day with this candy-filled gift bucket."
"For an extra special touch, you can even personalize the silky gold ribbon. "
"The box comes filled with nine doughnuts that spell out the one thing you really want to tell that special lady on Mother’s Day."

Mother's Day is a time to honor the moms, grandmothers, and mother figures in our lives. Struggling to find something that measures up to all mom has given you over the years? A pre-assembled gift complete with tasty treats and a few other items that help nourish her body and soul is just the right thing. Whether or not you can be with your mom this year, these tasty gifts are sure to brighten her day. To help you in your quest, we’ve curated a list of the best edible gifts for Mother’s Day, whether she’s a chocolate-lover, a coffee queen, or a cheese connoisseur.

Here, the best edible Mother's Day gifts.

Mouth Wellness in a Box

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Treat the woman who has always given you so much TLC to a gift box that returns the favor. This special box is filled with everything she needs to treat herself to some serious self-care: tea and snow honey to sip on and fruit jerky to snack on, plus some other goodies like relaxing digestive bitters, healing turmeric elixir, an antioxidant-rich dark chocolate bar, healthy granola, and a handmade candle. Everything is artisanal, ensuring the quality is nothing short of exceptional—and the pretty packaging reflects just that.

Harry & David Rose and Rosé Wine Gift

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This pretty pink gift set features some of what we’re sure are her very favorite things all stashed neatly in a decorative metal basket. Inside she’ll find two Harry & David’s world-famous pears wrapped in pink foil, four pink sugar-dusted shortbread cookies, a 6-ounce wedge of gouda cheese, olive oil, sea salt crackers, a pre-planted 4-inch mini rose bush, and a bottle of an award-winning pinot noir rosé. Snacks and sips? It doesn’t get much better than that.

Stonewall Kitchen New England Breakfast Gift

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If you want to treat mom to breakfast in bed, this themed gift basket is a great choice—whether or not you can be there in person or not. The morning meal, from the Maine-based Stonewall Kitchen, is packaged in a beautiful keepsake Nantucket-style basket. It includes everything you need for a traditional—and very hearty—New England breakfast, too: farmhouse blend coffee, farmhouse pancake and waffle mix, Maine maple syrup, wild Maine blueberry jam, strawberry jam, and cinnamon bun mix.

Calabasas Cupcake Co. Succulent and Flower Cupcakes, 7 pieces

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Treat mom to the prettiest cupcakes she’s ever seen. These incredible and impeccably decorated cupcakes are hand piped in buttercream to create a dreamy combination of succulents, cactus, and peach flowers. They’re then nestled into a box with green tissue paper to look like a gorgeous arrangement—you’d almost never know they’re edible. (If mom has a favorite flower, you can also substitute that.)

Murray's Cheese Cheeses of the World Sampler

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Looking for a gift that really wows? Try a collection of best-selling cheeses from around the world all curated by one of New York City’s top cheesemongers. The spread includes a 1/2-pound each of six different standout cheeses: Mitica Drunken Goat, Pyrenees Brebis, Murray's Estate Gouda, Piave, Murray's Cave Aged Gruyere, and High Plains Cheddar. All of the cheese—enough to feed five to seven people—comes packaged in a unique gift box.

Hickory Farms Spring Deluxe Sip & Snack Gift Basket

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Treat mom to everything she needs for happy hour—both sips and snacks. Think of this deluxe gift basket as a spring celebration in a box. It’s packed to the brim with sweet and savory bites, like sausage, salami, jalapeno cheddar, sweet hot mustard, cranberry pistachio crisps, olive oil, and rosemary crackers, plus three different types of nuts as well as Jordan almonds and yogurt-dipped pretzels. The icing on the cake is the perfectly paired wine—a crisp Generosity Cellars California Chardonnay and a bright and zippy rosé.

Godiva Spring Chocolate Gift Set

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If mom is a chocolate lover, you really can’t go wrong with a gift set from the famed chocolatier Godiva. This gift duo includes a limited-edition spring chocolate box filled with 16 gourmet chocolates. You’ll get classics like milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate, plus special spring chocolates like cookie dough, peach sorbet, and lemon sherbet packaged in a gold and blue gift box with a floral design and pink ribbon. You’ll also get a spring assorted flower tin that holds 32 individually-wrapped assorted GODIVA G Cube chocolate truffles in flavors like dark chocolate strawberry, milk chocolate salted caramel, and classic milk chocolate.

Dylan's Candy Bar Nostalgia Gift Bucket

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Why not take mom on a walk down memory lane this Mother’s Day? There’s no better way than with this candy-filled gift bucket. The assortment, packaged by the famed Dylan’s Candy Bar, is packed with blasts from the past, like Abba-Zaba, Sugar Babies, Charleston Chews, Razzles, Pop Rocks, Fruit Stripe Gum, Nostalgia Hershey Bar, Smarties, 5th Avenue Bar, Chick-O-Stick, LOOK Bar, Candy Necklace, Satellite Wafers, AstroPop, Baby Ruth, and more.

Gift Tree As Good As Gold Supreme Basket

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There’s no question about it: Mom has a heart of gold. Give her a gift to match: a gourmet gift basket filled with—what else—gold snacks and treats. Inside the pretty reusable basket, she’ll find things like oatmeal tea cookies, pomegranate crème chocolates, bourbon caramels, lemon wafer rolls, Ghirardelli milk chocolate caramel bars and squares, gourmet popcorn, candies, and more. For an extra special touch, you can even personalize the silky gold ribbon.

Angel Food Bakery I Love You Donuts

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Not sure what to get mom this year? Doughnut worry—this sugary breakfast treat by Angel Food Bakery is here to save the day. The box comes filled with nine doughnuts that spell out the one thing you really want to tell that special lady on Mother’s Day: “I love you!” 

ATL Boards Dreamsicle Micro Candy Filled Board

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For the sweetest mom in the world, here's a candy-filled gift to match. An acrylic board comes packed full of unique gummy candies immaculately arranged. This particular board is chock-full of pastel candies and unicorns, but you can pick from a wide range of color palettes and shapes to ensure your mom gets just the right thing to satisfy her sweet tooth.

Jeni's Top Sellers Collection

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This isn’t your average ice cream, and mom will know it with that very first bite. The package—which is shipped on dry ice to maintain temperature—includes five tried-and-true bestsellers from the Midwest-based Jeni’s Ice Cream. With flavors like Brambleberry Crisp (oven-toasted oat streusel and a sweet-tart “brambleberry” jam of blackberries and black currants in vanilla ice cream), Brown Butter Almond Brittle (brown-butter-almond candy crushed into buttercream ice cream), Darkest Chocolate, Salted Peanut Butter With Chocolate flecks, and Salty Caramel, one thing is for sure: She’ll have trouble choosing a favorite.

Cheryl's Cut-Out Cookie Decorating Kit

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Instead of immaculately decorated cookies, consider something a little bit different this year—an interactive cookie decorating kit the whole family can enjoy together. (This is a particularly fun idea if mom has little ones at home!) The cut-out kit comes with everything she needs to create yummy buttercream frosted Cheryl's treats at home—without the hard part: the mixing and baking. Each package includes 24 unfrosted cut-out cookies, a 1-pound tub each of vanilla and fudge icing, and colorful sprinkles. 

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Brigitt Earley is a freelance lifestyle writer who covers food and kitchen-related content for The Spruce Eats. She earned a culinary degree from The French Culinary Institute in New York City. When not writing, Brigitt's busy raising four toddlers, renovating her nearly 100-year-old home, and trying new family-friendly recipes. She'd be pleased to receive any of the gifts on this list.

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