Our Favorite Specialty Food Gifts for Thanksgiving

Relax and ease back on the cooking preparations this Thanksgiving. We have curated some of our favorite specialty food gifts for Thanksgiving and the holidays ahead to keep the party going all season long.

Askanya Chocolate

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Askanya Chocolates are Haiti’s first and only bean-to-bar chocolate company. Their chocolate confections are made exclusively with Haitian cocoa. Did you know that Haitan cocoa boasts some of the highest-ranked chocolate in the world? Their chocolate bars are handcrafted into bars by women in Haiti.

Chocolate lovers of all ages will enjoy Askanya Chocolates, which include milk and dark chocolate bars that are soy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free. There are also vegan and dairy-free chocolate bars. As a Black-founded and Black women-led company, Askanya Chocolates are a true labor of love and provide direct revenue opportunities to Haitian farmers located in very rural areas.

Askanya Chocolates are also currently available at the Union Square Holiday Market in New York City from 11am-8pm daily.

Bake Me A Wish

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Bake Me A Wish has a full lineup of indulgent pies and cakes for Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season. Their gift selection includes Classic Pumpkin Pie, Classic Pecan Pie, and warm Country Apple Pie that features Hudson Valley, New York’s freshest apples. Pictured above is their brand-new Caramel Apple Cake, a perfect specialty food selection for Thanksgiving.

These delicious Thanksgiving and holiday desserts by Bake Me A Wish are perfect for connecting family and friends near and far by offering next-day delivery.

Overnight delivery guaranteed for last minute orders.

​Clarkson Ave Crumb Cake Company

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Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cakes are ideal for holiday gatherings and entertaining. Based in Calverton on Long Island, their crumb cakes are available in a variety of delicious flavors including Blueberry, Salted Caramel, Blackout, Brooklyn Joe, and Classic.

Customers may also create their own custom crumb cakes! This may be done through their brand new “crumbcakery” feature.  Simply choose your cake flavor, you can then choose whether or not you’d like filler, spread, ganache and/or crumb.

This specialty food favorite may be delivered anywhere in the United States, just in time for Thanksgiving and the holidays. They also offer gluten-free cakes.

Good & Tasty Bakes

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Holiday entertaining is made easy with Good & Tasty Bakes‘ variety of cheesecakes. Each mini cheesecake has no-sugar-added, and is keto-friendly with only 4-6g net carbs. Each cheesecake is also gain-free and gluten-free. Cheesecake flavors include Classic, Key Lie, Chocolate, and their new fall flavor Pumpkin Cheesecake.

Receive 20% off your first order by subscribing to their mailing list.

Johnson’s Popcorn

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Guests will love this tempting introduction of sweet and savory popcorn on the table while everyone is mingling before Thanksgiving dinner. ​

Johnson’s Popcorn ​is made on the ​Ocean City, New Jersey Boardwalk ​in​ ​a variety of yummy flavors. Flavors include Caramel Corn, Salty-n-Sandy, Cheddar, Peanut Crunch, Chocolate Drizzle, Platinum, Butter and Tri-Flavor. All products are gluten-free.

Meatcrafters

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Meatcrafters offers a delicious selection of charcuterie meats for entertaining or gifting this Thanksgiving or holiday season. A perfect specialty food selection for entertaining is the Salami “World Tour” Bundle. It includes: Soppressata, Fennel, Cinta, Ararat, Chajari, and Pamplona.

Who needs the extra hassle this Thanksgiving? Meatcrafters also offers a fully cooked classic smoked turkey. Their smoked turkeys are brined with salt and brown sugar, then smoked low and slow over our mix of apple, oak, and hickory wood. Simply defrost and heat upon arrival.

The Scottish Grocer

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Fans of Scotland and their specialty food cuisine will love The Scottish Grocer‘s selection of traditional foods, beverages, treats, and more. Each are imported directly from Scottish manufacturers and artisans. This US-based, Scottish family-owned company has made it possible for US consumers to purchase specialty foods and products straight from Scotland.

Some of the best sellers include:

  • House of Edinburgh Shortbread
  • Mrs. Bridges Scottish Preserves
  • The Whiskey Delights Gift Set
  • Savory Scottish Shepherd’s and Meat Pies
  • The Scottish Bee Company Honey
  • Gardiners Traditional Scottish Butter Toffee
  • Scottish Haggis

Tidbits

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For a simple, fun, and delicious dessert and specialty food gift this Thanksgiving, try Tidbits‘ healthy meringue cookie bites.

Their meringue cookie bites are available in Cookies and Cream,​ Caramel, Chocolate,​and​ Pumpkin Spice, among many other flavors​​.

Tidbits Fun Bites are sugar-free, lactose-free, gluten-free, soy-free, cholesterol-free, and non-GMO. There’s also keto-friendly and diabetic-friendly bites.