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.

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 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.


Chocotastery - Ultimate Craft Chocolate Collection
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Chocotastery offers a wide assortment of gift ideas for Thanksgiving and the holidays. Their Curated Craft Chocolate Collections are hand curated by an expert chocolate sommelier and include a variety of milk, dark and white chocolate bars from regions around the world. Their collections include 4, 7, or 14 craft chocolate bars complete with a chocolate tasting resource and customizable gift note card.

A portion of every sale goes toward our support of cacao farmers and their families in cacao producing regions around the world.

​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.

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.


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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. Also, check out Mahogany Smoked Meats.

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


SPIRIT Almond Dark Chocolate
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SPIRIT Almond is a vegan and gluten-free Japanese-style dry roasted almond snack that uniquely marries Dark Chocolate and Miso, an unsuspecting perfect duo. The velvety sweetness of dark chocolate and the umami of Miso magnifies each other and make for a surprisingly delicious way to eat a dry roasted almond.

For this Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, their Dark Chocolate + Miso Almond Limited Edition Gift Set makes for the perfect artisanal treat to give friends and family. Free shipping on orders over $50 (except AK & HI).

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Vanessa Gordon
Vanessa Gordon is the Owner and Publisher of East End Taste Magazine. Vanessa is regularly called on as a family travel, personal finance, and Hamptons lifestyle expert. She has been featured in Reader's Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times, New York Post, The Daily Beast, The Daily News, and many other publications. Vanessa is also the Founder of the annual Hamptons summer event, the Hamptons Interactive Brunch.