How to Make a Sweet and Salty Spice Gift Basket

This year, give unique spices that will last long after the holidays. Decorate the jars with fun wrap-around labels and personalized messages.

Photo By: Buff Strickland ©Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland ©Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland ©Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland ©Buff Strickland

Sugar & Spice

Spices have always held weighty significance in history, both as valued currencies and culinary imports. And though a tablespoon of salt is no longer worth its weight in gold, it still maintains invaluable importance in the kitchen and makes for the perfect gift for foodies.

Tools and Materials

Glass spice containers, printable spice labels, kraft cover-weight paper, white cover-weight paper, scissors, double-sided tape, Maldon sea salt, Hawaiian red sea salt, sugar, vanilla bean and fresh rosemary.

Prepare Containers

Download the printable label template and print onto both kraft and white card stock paper. Cut out white labels for sugars and kraft paper labels for salts. Wrap labels around glass containers and adhere with double-sided tape.

Fill Containers

Fill one container with Hawaiian red sea salt and screw on top. Fill second container with Maldon sea salt and screw on top. Fill third and fourth containers with sugar. Insert two to three vanilla bean pods into the container marked “vanilla sugar” and screw on top. Finely dice fresh rosemary and mix into container marked “rosemary sugar,” then screw on top. Gift individually or in a set of four.

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