15 Last-Minute Food Gifts That Cost $5 Or Less

If you recently found yourself wondering, how the hell we are halfway into December?! — we can relate. Other than a working title for our annual holiday disaster drama, it's also the panic inducing feeling we get as we glance at our Google calendars, prompted by a co-worker's cheery question, "Have you finished all your holiday shopping?" No Susan, no we haven't. Turning into a last-minute shopper isn't our first choice, but the idea of blowing our budgets at the beginning of the month isn't a great option, either. And so we wind up holding onto our bucks as long as possible. But now, how do we unstick ourselves from this halfway through-December gift-less dilemma? Well, here's one idea: the under $5 food find.
Hear us out, not only are edible gifts affordable (especially when compared to buys in other categories), but they also have potential to be endlessly customizable with a little noshing know-how. Plus, you easily can pick one up just about anywhere at any anytime, tie it all together with a bow, and call your gift shopping complete. But, if you're still feeling fresh out of ideas, we'll do you a last-minute solid: Ahead, find 15 impressive food-related finds for under $5 that you can buy now (or later). Hey, you've still got 21 days left before 2018 to shell out that Lincoln — so Susan can put a sock in it.

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