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Traeger Homemade Holiday Gifts

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This year, give the gift of flavor by Traegering your neighbor, coworker, and teacher gifts.

Traegering is a lifestyle, so this year, use your wood-fired grill to create delicious neighbor gifts. If you don’t know your neighbors, Traegered goodies are a great icebreaker. And, don’t forget about your coworkers, family, and friends—they’ll love a festive Traegered treat. Here are 10 easy recipes that are fun to make and can be easily mass-produced and packaged.

Homemade Teriyaki Beef Jerky

Our homemade jerky recipe smokes low and slow for hours. So, multi-task—Traeger beef jerky while you perform a balancing act hanging the Christmas lights. Smoked jerky is a great gift for hikers, preppers, and travellers to snack on. Wrap it in a brown paper lunch sack and tie it with twine.

Teriyaki Jerky

Sweet N' Spicy Smoked Nuts

Everyone likes to receive a jar or bag of sweet & savory holiday nuts. Our simple Traegered nuts recipe doesn’t take long to make but has a big impact, especially when you tell friends and neighbors that you smoked them yourself. Give a traditional holiday gift the flavorful Traeger twist.

Sweet & Spicy Nuts

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

A loaf of delicious Christmas bread goes a long way with neighbors and the in-laws. This simple homemade zucchini bread recipe is riddled with chocolate chips and smoky layers of flavor. Bake this neighbor gift recipe in mini-loaf pans on the Traeger, wrap them in foil and slap a bow on it.

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Grab a box of fun jars or bottles from the store and get Traegering. Homemade BBQ sauce is a great Christmas gift for fellow grillers and carnivores. Our Traegered BBQ sauce takes less than an hour to make from start to finish, so even if you procrastinate you can give a unique, thoughtful and delicious gift.

Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Smoked Jacobsen Salt

Smoked salt is a great gift for anyone who likes to cook and BBQ. All you need to create an original and thoughtful culinary gift is a few boxes of Jacobsen Salt and a Traeger loaded with flavorful hardwood pellets. Smoke the salt for 8 hours, pour it into half-pint jars, and write the fresh flavor on the lid. You’re ready to bundle up the kids and send them out delivering.

Smoked Salt

Charred Tomato Salsa

Traeger-fired salsa is a delicious, original, and easy recipe to create in bulk. So get going and make this delicious homemade smoked salsa recipe, it’s perfect for everyone on your nice list. Deliver it in a cool wide mouth 24 oz. jar with a bag of chips, your neighbors and coworkers will rave about your gift for weeks.

Charred Tomato Salsa

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our Traeger-baked homemade cookies are the perfect gift for every elf with a sweet tooth. Start decking your halls with flavorful aromas, giving a homemade Christmas gift means so much more than a store-bought gift. Your little helpers may snag a few, but they can pay you back by helping out on the delivery route.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Smoked Turkey Jerky

Homemade turkey jerky is a unique and flavorful high-protein snack that’s great for giving. Smoke this jerky recipe on your Traeger, shrink-wrap it, and hand it out to your hunting buddies for Christmas. They’ll pop it in their coat pocket and devour it as soon as their boots hit the trail.

Turkey Jerky

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Warm apples and toasty cinnamon spices are the way to melt any Grinch’s heart. A Traeger-baked mini holiday bread is homemade, tastes amazing, and may even soften your neighbor’s temper over having so many blinking Christmas lights on your house. 

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Holiday Morning Granola

Your neighbors and their kids will think you’re the culinary King or Queen when you brighten their doorstep with a jar of this sweet and smoky homemade granola. Granola makes a perfect gift, not only because breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it’s also easy to snack on by the handful while holiday shopping.

Holiday Granola

Start Traegering and jingle your neighbor’s bells to deliver delicious holiday eats. Give the gift of flavor; a delicious hardwood smoked gift will make you the King of the cul-de-sac.

Happy Holidays!