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21 Unique DIY Edible Wedding Favors

Edible Wedding Favors

Updated on: Feb 24, 2024

Your guests may leave your wedding with a full stomach, but they certainly won’t turn down a tasty treat to take home. These edible wedding favors are an easy and mostly cheap way to show your guests you appreciate their attendance - and they’ll love them just as much as you do! However, don’t settle for traditional store-bought wedding sweets and treats: make gifts for your guests from the comfort of home! Making yummy favors at home is a great way to explore your creative side and bond with your fiancé before the ceremony. Here is our list of wedding favors ideas to get you started:

Top 21 Edible Wedding Favors

1. Chocolate Anything

Everyone loves chocolate, right? Dip your favorite treats - pretzels, strawberries, dried fruit, nuts, cookies - into chocolate at home, wrap them individually, and give them to guests as take-home treats. Make it more personal by picking his and her favorite: say you like chocolate pretzels, and he likes chocolate strawberries. Include both, and label them accordingly - your guests will get to know you just a little bit more.

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By now, you’ve seen charcuterie boards all over Instagram. They're AMAZING, but can also be a little daunting. Be the talk of the Party and bring these perfectly sharable handmade chocolates with the perfect toppings such as Oranges, Apples, Strawberries, Oreo Cookies, Pumpkin Seeds, Pretzels and Almonds. Take the stress out of entertaining. These are the perfect appetizer for any party! You will receive the Following: 2 barks in each flavor, Milk, Dark and White Chocolate. Toppings will include the following: Pretzels, Pumpkin seeds, Almonds, Dried Oranges, Dried Strawberries, Dried Apples. Special Requests are welcome.

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2. Fortune Cookies

Celebrate your good fortune by providing fortune cookies for your guests. This works especially well if your wedding cuisine is Asian-inspired. You can order personalized fortune cookies online with fortunes inside, or (even better) you could make your own! Plenty of recipes exist online, and you can print out personalized fortunes at home. Buy miniature Chinese takeout-style to-go containers from a craft store, stuff them with crinkled paper, and place the fortune cookie inside. Your guests will love this edible wedding favor.

3. Caramel Apples

For a sweet and crisp treat, put apples on sticks and dip them in homemade caramel to make caramel apples! Use different varieties of apples for unique flavor combinations.

4. Delicious Donuts

Homemade donuts in a box are unforgettable indulgences for your guests to munch on the next morning. You can find donut-making machines online or at local department stores for at-home donut-making. However, if you're feeling creative, you could also make the donuts from scratch and fry the dough yourself using household kitchen supplies, an online recipe, and the power of love. Wrap your creations in little boxes of joy and voila - wedding, breakfast goodness.

5. Oh, Fudge

Yes, fudge. Make some from scratch and give it out as favors to your guests! You can even mold the fudge into heart shapes using ice trays. Personalize tiny bottles or jars according to your wedding theme, and fill them with chocolatey, gooey goodness. Desserts are always going to be a win.

6. S’more Fun

Another homemade favor option is to create a DIY s’mores kit. Stack graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows in a box or decorated plastic wrap with a ribbon. A summer classic that everyone will love.

Pack of 40 There Is Always Room For S'More Love Wedding Tag/DIY Favor Kit, Wedding Favor Tag, Thank You Tag, Custom Tag - Handmade To Order

PLEASE NOTE: THIS LISTING IS FOR TAGS AND PACKAGING ONLY. CONTENTS OF BAGS NOT INCLUDED. ITEM DESCRIPTION: ***This listing is for custom hand-made tags and twine. NO FOOD will be included with any purchase. If you would like favor bags to accompany your hand made tags, please select this as an option when selecting tag size. No other items pictured will be included in the sale*** Set the mood and express your gratitude with these adorable wedding tags/favor kits! These will make a great addition to your Wedding Favors, Bridal Shower Favors, Thank You Tags, Guest Welcome Bags, Reception Place Settings or whenever s'more “thanks” is due! Bottom of tags below heart can be personalized if you wish, with name(s) and date. Please enter personalization in the "Notes to seller" field EXACTLY how you would like it to appear on the bottom of your tags. If you prefer alternate personalization or no personalization, please make note of this in the “Notes to seller” field as well. Tags come in packs of 40, are hand-made to order, and are single sided. Our tags are printed on high quality white, ivory or kraft brown card stock. Twine is included with purchase. This listing is for a pack of 40 custom handmade tags (in quantity specified when checking out), buyer must select tag size. The listing is to include the tags and twine pictured. If you would like favor bags to accompany your hand-made tags, please select this as an option when selecting tag size. No other items pictured will be included in the sale. NO FOOD will be included with any purchase. MOCKUP PICTURES USED IN LISTING ARE FOR DISPLAY ONLY. For additional text, images, or other customizations, please see my Custom Tag Listing at ***Colors may vary from monitor to monitor. Colors can vary slightly from the screen color to the printed product. SIZE: This listing is for handmade tag(s) in quantity specified, please specify either 1.5x3 inches or 2x3.5 inches when checking out. If you would like clear favor bags to accompany your hand-made tags, please specify this when selecting tag size. Clear favor bags are gusseted (flat bottom) polypropylene bags, 4 x 2 3/4 x 9 inches. Bag purchase to include twist ties. SHIPPING AND PROCESSING TIMES: We will generally process all orders within 5 business days. Orders are usually shipped the following business day. HOW TO ORDER: 1. Select Size and "Tags Only" or "Kit w/Bags" (Favor Kit includes tags, twine, clear favor bags, and twist ties) 2. Select Tag Color 3. Select Quantity (tags come in packs of 40) 4. Enter Personalization EXACTLY how you would like it on the bottom of your tags ***Please double check personalization entered ***Seller not responsible for misspelled names or incorrect dates once order is placed. 5. Click "ADD TO CART" 6. Select your shipping option 7. Double check correct shipping address for delivery ***Seller not responsible for incorrect or incomplete address once your order is placed *Please message me for specific layout/designs desired, or if you would like something on your tag that you don’t see. I love custom orders! *Please read shop “Policies” for more information.

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7. Ballin’ Popcorn

An easy and fun fall solution to at-home edible wedding treats, popcorn balls! Only a few inexpensive ingredients are required, and they’re easy to make en masse in tons of different flavors - kettle corn, peanut butter, even dark and white chocolate. They also look cute wrapped in pretty plastic with a bow and a message - perfect for thanking your guests for attending.

8. Hey, Honey Pie

For a fall-flavored treat, bake your guests miniature pies to take home with them! Pie tins are available for purchase in all shapes and sizes, and you have creative freedom with which ingredients you’d like to put in your pies. Put them in little boxes, and your guests will be sure to fall in love with them!

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Pie pops are miniature pies on a lollipop stick perfectly baked with a flakey crust and gooey inside. Everyone is sure to love a little slice of heaven. Great for parties and the holidays! All varieties are made to order from scratch with the freshest ingredients available. 1 dozen (12) To place your order: Step 1. Choose the month and date of your event from the drop down menu (If no specific date is desired, choose NO DATE- ASAP) Step 2. Provide your pie flavor/style -Helpful Information: *Cold packs/insulation are available to purchase If you are in an area where the temperature is above 80. *All of our items are made fresh, delivered fresh, guaranteed! *Treats are always individually wrapped *In most cases orders will dispatch Mon-Thurs to avoid packages sitting over the weekend *Items are packed with great care to prevent damage during shipping *Treats are shipped via Fedex 2day (Florida residents will enjoy Fedex overnight shipping at no extra cost) *Tracking will be provided once the item has been shipped *Gift options available at checkout **Please make sure someone will be at the shipping destination to receive the package. I cannot be held responsible for packages left out in the sun/heat all day. I do my best with precautionary measures, but once the package is shipped, it is out of my hands. This also applies to delivery delays beyond my control.

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9. Super Secret Sauces and Spices

Have a recipe you’re famous for? Or maybe something you plan on serving guests that you know they’ll be obsessed with? Give them a jar of secret hot sauce or spices that they can use to make the dish at home! For instance, if you’re particularly proud of the pumpkin pie you’re serving at your wedding, give guests a small jar of your secret pumpkin pie spice with an accompanying recipe. Or, if you served the meat with a special sauce, give guests some sauce of their own to take home. They’ll thank you later.

10. Recipe for Success

Can’t cook for beans? No worries: make your guests do it! Provide guests with the appropriate ingredients for your favorite dish and tie it all up with a cute bag, ribbon, and accompanying instructions. For example, include flour, sugar, chocolate chips, and sea salt (in appropriate proportions) in a cute jar for a DIY chocolate chip cookie recipe.

11. Personal Popsicles

This treat would be a great addition to a summer wedding. Offer your guests some cold popsicles in flavors and colors that match the wedding theme; you could even make them on your own. They are sure to thank you for the chance to cool down. Popsicles are a unique wedding favor that is sure to impress your guests!

12. Coffee Blends

Everyone loves coffee.. or knows someone that loves coffee. Especially to make it through the wedding readings. For this edible DIY, you can offer a variety of flavors for guests to choose from or simply offer his or her flavors. Place the coffee beans in cute burlap sacks, or small boxes with instructions or tips, and this wedding favor is ready to go!

13. Heritage Homage

This treat is perfect for families that cherish their heritage. Find a few native treats from each side of the family to enjoy the blend of cultures. Maybe there are already some recipes in the family, but if not, a quick Google search can give you plenty of heritage treat ideas.

14. To-Go Drinks

As a parting gift to your friends and family, send them home with a yummy drink. This drink can be anything from champagne, apple cider, or home-brewed beer for a more personal touch. Put the drinks in small bottles with customized labels, and watch as your guests fall apart in awe of your unique wedding favors!

Personalised Wedding Favour Gin Tags with Twine - 3 Sizes Available - Let the fun be Gin - Drink Me

Personalised 'Let the fun be Gin’ wedding or party favour tags This listing is for personalised wedding favour tags printed onto high quality card stock. (The gin bottles are for picture purposes only and are not included) For each tag you will be provided with a 20cm length of rustic twine. Tags are available in 3 sizes: Mini - 4cm x 2.5cm Small - 6cm x 3.5cm Regular - 7cm x 4.5cm Please add a note to your order stating which size you would like. There are two designs available, please state with your order if you would like the: Cut out heart or Gin Glass design Sample tags will be unpersonalised and will be sent with random names and date Tags will be made and dispatched within 3 to 5 working days of receiving the following information: 1. Names - first names only or first and last names or Mr and Mrs Smith, etc 2. Wedding date (this will be written in the format you supply, e.g., dd-mm-yyyy, 2nd September 2016, etc Tags are fully customisable so if you would prefer an alternative text, font or tag size, please do not hesitate to contact me.

15. Themed Cookies

Cookies are an easy treat to not only make but decorate. Bake some sugar cookies with beautiful frosting and cutouts that match the wedding theme. You could also make chocolate chip cookies with colored dough. The possibilities are endless, and your guests' appetites will be too when they get a hold of these.

16. Olive Oil

Olive oil is a popular edible wedding favor. Oil can be infused with several different flavors to match the rest of the wedding menu. You could also attach a recipe card with your favorite recipe. This wedding favor is definitely unique, so hop on the trend!

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* Minimum of 10 bottles per order must be purchased* DESCRIPTION: These custom ‘Olive You’ event favors leave your guests with a delicious and useful favor that they’re sure to love! Give your guests something they will get countless uses from, while commemorating your special day. Our olive oil wedding favors bottle cold, first pressed olive oil. The process extracts oil from olives to ensure a high quality product, reducing acidity to <0.8%. These are quite large bottles of olive oil and truly make a statement! Not some of the smaller bottles that may seem a little lack luster at the end of a big event. Each bottle gets its own custom label (matte or glossy) and is heat sealed for an easy open after preserving freshness. Design space allows for the top box and 4 lines of writing on the label. Labels are not applied prior to shipment and come in a single sheet for easy application upon arrival to prevent damages in transit. Looking for a label that’s completely custom - color, design, font, etc? Reach out to us either via message or email ([email protected]). DETAILS: 4oz Glass Corked Extra Virgin Olive Oil Favors SIZE: 4oz glass with a cork style top, heat sealed with a tear through cover for freshness DIMENSIONS: 1.5" x 6.6” (WxH) FONT OPTIONS: See Gallery FLAVOR: First Press Extra Virgin Olive Oil FINALIZING YOUR ORDER Along with your order, please include personalization notes in the box at checkout. Please choose your color combo and add details then select “add to cart.” After adding personalizations, hit add to cart and adjust qty in your basket for as many as needed. PRODUCTION TIME: Standard processing time is 4-7 business days after you have placed your order. We always do our best to hit your targeted need by date! If you need your item(s) shipped faster a rush order will need to be purchased, please add the appropriate rush fee to your cart before checkout. ORDERS BETWEEN $1-$199 ORDERS OF $200 OR MORE SHIPPING OPTIONS: UPS Ground Shipping (Standard) 1-5 business days Canada & International ship times vary, most 7 -14 days PROOFS AND CUSTOM DESIGNS: We offer proofs for each order to make sure all designs are just as you’d like them to be. We generate proofs, with multiple edits are available until we get it just as you envisioned it! Proofs will be provided ahead of custom designs for more intricate designs (cutting boards, door mats, event favors, etc). Listings that are more straight forward such as tumblers, mugs, candles or stones will not generate a proof unless requested by the buyer at checkout. RETURNS/EXCHANGES: Due to all items being personalized we do not accept returns or exchanges unless we are at fault for an error. If there are any issues with your order you must notify us within 72 hours of delivery and we will replace or refund items on a case by case basis. Don’t hesitate to contact us! CORPORATE & BULK ORDERS WELCOME We welcome corporate orders and love incorporating logos to our designs, helping business with gifting that is on brand for the firm. This includes realtor closing gifts, photographer client gifts, holiday gifts, etc. We do NOT sell wholesale. Email us at [email protected] to discuss large branded projects that take additional customization. CHANGE OF ADDRESS: It is very difficult to change your address after your order is placed, we will try are very best, but are not responsible for deliveries to wrong addresses associated with your Etsy account. PROVIDING ALL DETAILS: All processing times are based on you providing all the details needing to complete your order. Orders will be delayed up to 10 days or until you provide all missing details. After 10 days we will cancel your order if we have not received a response from you. If you are not an avid Etsy user and rather we communicate by email please provide email at checkout in Sellers Notes and ask we use that for proofs, missing info, etc. THESE IMAGES ARE PROTECTED BY U.S. AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT LAWS. REPRODUCTION OR USE OF THESE IMAGES, PHOTOS & DESIGNS WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION IS PROHIBITED. © 2018 DEARLY BEELOVED LLC Olive Oil Wedding Favor | Baptism Favor | Wedding Favor | 4oz Olive Oil Favor | Monogram Wedding Favor | Olive You Favors | Wedding Favors

17. Rice Krispie Treats

This DIY treat is generally easy to make, and easily customizable. Add different toppings and marshmallow colors to blend in with the wedding colors and theme. Rice Krispie treats will definitely take your guests back to their childhood days in the best way possible.

18. Fresh Fruit

Although this idea might not seem as fun as the rest, there is merit to having fresh fruit as a wedding favor. Not only is it a healthy option, but there are so many fruits to choose from that can complement your wedding theme or colors. Vibrant fruit will always give a pleasing visual especially if you use a cookie cutter to make fun shapes. You can arrange the fruit into nice baskets or crates for your guests to choose from.

19. Macarons

Macarons have the same sweet simplicity and versatility as cookies. These sweet treats can be any flavor or color in order to match the theme of your wedding. They can be packaged in personalized boxes or bags, and even decorated to match any wedding decor.

20. Honey Honey

Honey is a sweet treat that can be enjoyed for a long time. This is one way to be remembered long after your wedding. Make this treat extra special by purchasing the honey from a local farm. Honey jars can be personalized by adding a custom label, a chic ribbon, or a dipper.

Large Honey Jar, honey pot, honey dipper, wooden cork bamboo lid with dipper, 12.84oz glass jar, 380ML hexagon

- 380ML hexagon glass honey jar - Wooden/cork/bamboo lid with dipper - Sustainable

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21. Candy Boxes

Candy boxes can be an extremely versatile party favor. The different types of candies are endless, so you have a large selection to choose from. You can make your own candies to match your wedding theme, or just buy some popular ones from the store and arrange them into boxes or bags yourself. Candy boxes can include candy bars, pie pops, cake pops, and so much more! This favor can be enjoyed by sweet-toothed adults and children alike.

Edible Wedding Favors: Conclusion

We hope these ideas sparked your creative juices and added to that big-day excitement! These ideas can help you create delectable, eatable favors everyone will love. Before you start cooking your edible wedding favors, however, make sure your venue is okay with you bringing wedding party favors from home. These DIYs will definitely help you with paying for the wedding and saving money! With planning and perseverance, we are sure your wedding will be as magical as you’ve always dreamed it would be.

Written by Stefanie Shimansky and Jillian Smith; Contributors: June Park and Ashley Cimarolli

Ashley Cimarolli

University of Iowa

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Rutgers University, New Brunswick

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