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40 best holiday gift baskets for people who are hard to shop for

From cookies to spa sets, there's something for everyone.
These gift baskets are an easy gift for people who are hard to shop for.
These gift baskets are an easy gift for people who are hard to shop for.TODAY Illustration / Mrs.Fields/Amazon

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Holiday celebrations might look a little bit different this year but there are still plenty of ways to gift some cheer, no matter how you'll be spending the holiday season. While gift-giving is often best done in-person, holiday gift baskets are a sweet way to let someone know you are thinking of them, whether you'll be seeing them over Zoom or at the dinner table.

You can still make gift baskets personal, whether you're gifting sweet treats or a self-care package. To make this part of your holiday shopping just a little bit easier, we rounded up some of the best holiday gift baskets for everyone on your list.

Whether they've got a sweet tooth, prefer something more savory than chocolate or deserve an at-home spa day, we found 40 options that are perfectly-packaged and ready to gift!

Ahead you can find the full list, or click on the list below to jump to what you're looking for:

Don’t forget to check out Shop TODAY’s 2020 Gift Guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list!

Sweet holiday gift baskets

1. Williams Sonoma Holiday Gift Basket

This Williams Sonoma exclusive is a chocolate lover's dream. It includes jumbo-size caramel apples, assorted caramels, chocolate covered pretzels and more for a total of over three pounds worth of sweets.

2. Alder Creek Gift Baskets Letters to Santa Gift

Filled with sweet treats, this adorable basket can serve as a festive piece of decor this holiday season once they've enjoyed everything inside.

3. Stonewall Kitchen Pine Breakfast Gift Basket

This gift basket arrives in an exclusive gift box adorned with pine and features all of the essentials for a tasty breakfast on a winter morning.

4. Alder Creek Gift Baskets "Reindeer Sleigh Rides" Basket

Full of all things red and white, this gift basket makes for a cozy and festive present. Whether they want to spend the winter sipping away on hot chocolate or munching on sweet treats, this basket is the ultimate winter bundle.

5. Mouth Holiday Cookie Plate

Cookie fiends will love this assortment of homemade cookies, including flavors like cranberry orange and chocolate peppermint.

6. Happy Holidays Ghirardelli Chocolate Gift Tower

Embellished with a starry image of the Golden Gate Bridge, this basket is full of Ghirardelli's bestsellers. It features everything form chocolate chip cookies to chocolate squares.

7. Godiva Make It Merry Chocolate Gift Basket

Full of dark chocolate, milk chocolate and other specialty sweets, this 27-piece gift basket is made for anyone with a sweet tooth. It features favorites like wrapped truffles and cherry cordials.

8. Market Place Royal Dansk Gourmet Christmas Gift Basket

Complete with two mugs, English breakfast tea and light snacks, this gift basket won't disappoint this holiday season. Not only does the color scheme make it perfect for gifting throughout the holiday season, but it contains enough to snack on during the winter too.

9. Harry & David Holiday Mailbox Gift

This special delivery is packed with all things sweet, including peppermint cookies, bark and truffles, pretzels, marshmallows and a tasty peppermint cocoa mix to enjoy all season long. After they're done snacking, they can use the tin to store Christmas cards and other holiday trinkets.

10. Cookies by Design Christmas Reindeer Roundup Cookie Basket

Full of sugar and cinnamon cookies, this basket includes not only traditionally-flavored cookies, but holiday-themed cookies too. All you'll have to do is choose the size of the basket and the holiday message to seal it all off.

11. Cookies by Design Christmas Decorating Kit

Consider this kit the gift that keeps on giving! Perfect for gifting to little ones, this decorating kit will be as sweet to watch them make as the treats themselves are to eat. Each kit includes red, green and white icings, as well as 10 gingerbread men to decorate.

12. Alder Creek Gift Baskets Christmas Morning Tray

With this gift basket, they'll be able to enjoy the magic of Christmas morning whenever they choose. From rich coffees and decadent chocolates, they can enjoy all that this basket has to offer and have enough leftovers to share.

13. Oh! Nuts Merry Christmas 2020 Chocolate Wishes Gift Set

This assortment of truffles and chocolate squares come in 10 different flavors, including toffee, mint, espresso and almond, among others. The individually wrapped candies include a special message on each foil to reflect on as the days go by this holiday season.

14. Best of Ghirardelli Gift Basket

Any chocolate lover will appreciate this gift basket, which includes some of Ghiradelli's bestselling treats. Inside, they'll find chocolate chip cookies, hot cocoa mix, dark chocolates, chocolate-covered pretzels and more.

15. Sparkling Snow Sweets & Treats Basket

Inside of this festive basket are buttercream and snickerdoodle cookies, dark chocolate truffles, flavored popcorn and chocolate-covered peanuts. This basket is perfect for snacking inside as the first snow of the season falls.

16. Made by Mouth Holiday Sweet + Savory Box

Whether you want to send a "bite" of something sweet and savory to a friend or get a "mouthful" for yourself, you can get all of your flavor fixings in this box that combines the best of both worlds. It features sweet chocolate from Markham & Fitz, black pepper parmesan popcorn, caramelized pecans, pepper sables and thyme crisps.

17. Barnett's Gourmet Chocolate Biscotti Gift Basket

This biscotti gift basket from Barnett's Fine Biscotti store is the bestselling bakery and dessert gift on Amazon right now. It features a dozen biscotti cookies in six different flavors that are all garnished with toppings like candied almonds, peppermint, cookie crunch and caramel chips.

18. Golden State Fruit Store Chocolate Crunch Basket

For everything sweet, this gift basket won't disappoint. Can't decide if you want to gift chocolate or caramel? Sweet or salty? This basket is full of chocolate-covered pretzels, caramels, caramel corn, six Ghiradelli chocolate squares and more to satisfy every craving.

19. Mrs. Field's Tree of Treats Box

This unique box is packed with 24 bite-size cookies, so they can enjoy a treat as they count down the days until Christmas (or eat them all at once, we won't tell). If they want to wait until December to start enjoying the sweets inside, they can stick the package in the freezer until they're ready to eat, or store the cookies in an airtight container on the counter for up to two weeks.

20. Cheryl's Cookies Traditional Christmas Gift Tower

Simple in design but full of flavor, this gift tower includes 39 soft cookies they won't want to wait to sink their teeth into! With both snack-sized and full-sized bites and flavors like gingerbread, oatmeal raisin, traditional sugar cookies and more, this tower is bound to be a hit this holiday season.

21. Cheryl's Cookies Sparkling Cookies Gift Boxes

This newly designed tasty box from Cheryl's cookies includes two new treats for the holiday season: black cherry chocolate and Kris Kringle cookies. It also includes other favorites, like buttercream frosted cookies and cocoa sugar cookies.

Savory holiday gift baskets

1. Williams Sonoma Taste of Italy Gift Basket

If someone on your gift list is longing to travel, this basket can bring some of the finest Italians goods into their home. From pastas to wine-infused sausage, any home will appreciate this savory basket.

2. Wabash Valley Farms Holiday Popcorn Gift Set

With flavors ranging from baby back rib to french toast, this old fashioned popcorn kit is as fun to eat as it is to make.

3. Holiday Buffalo Plaid Farmers Market Gift Basket

Whether they prefer chocolate squares or raspberry cookies, they can find it all in this gift basket. It comes in a rustic "Farmers Market" bin that they can use after the holidays too.

4. Mouth World's Greatest Holiday Box

This hefty gift box is just about ready to overflow with goodies! Inside, you'll find candies, popcorns, cookies and a cocktail mixer for a total of 15 treats.

5. Hickory Farms Holiday Favorites Gift Basket

Complete with a cutting board and a mix of sweet and savory goodies, this gift basket is perfect for snacking or putting out on the table for the holidays. It includes everything from farmhouse sausage to mint cookies.

6. Hickory Farms Grand Holiday Gift Basket

True to its moniker, this gift basket is all things grand! It includes a mix of sausages, cheeses, mustards, nut and trail mixes, crackers and sweets for a total of 19 goodies. It averages a near-perfect 4.8-star rating from more than 60 reviewers.

7. The Gifting Group Ultimate Holiday Chartrie Board

Everything in this basket was made for pairing with a bottle of wine! It includes sweets like peanut brittle and truffles, as well as savory bites like salami, herbed crackers and more. It even features a stainless steel cheese knife and wood cutting board to enjoy the tasty display on.

8. The Gifting Group Rustic Italian Holiday Gift Basket

With French truffles imported from France and other gourmet treats, this basket was meant to give the recipient a taste of Europe with every bite. From rich Ghirardelli chocolates to Amaretti cookies, they'll have everything they'll need to enjoy the holiday season.

Unique holiday gift baskets

1. Cozy Global Gift Basket

From a handwoven cotton scarf from Thailand to cocoa powder from Ghana, this gift basket is a pick to help anyone get cozy during the holiday season. All of the items inside are handmade.

2. SincerelyMeGift Covid Christmas Gift Box

For a gift as unique as the year 2020, this gift basket will be one they'll remember. It features a selection of nine humorous gifts for anyone that can't wait to ring in 2021.

3. ItsyBerry Christmas Gift Box Set

Gift the baker in your life this basket that's packed with all things delicious, including a cookie mix in a jar kit, a ceramic mug and hot chocolate mix.

4. SageAndSoap Christmas Gift Basket

This festive bucket includes handmade snowflake soap, a handmade candle, a pair of wool socks and a mini Christmas tree. It is packaged in gift wrap, so you can send it straight to their door.

5. Made by Mouth Holiday Office Party

If you're longing for the annual office celebration or know a co-worker that does, this "Office Party" gift box can bring the party to your own home office. It includes several sweet treats as well as two cocktail mixers: Cranberry Five Spice and Lime Leaf Tonic.

6. Body & Earth Gifts Spa Set

If you don't want to gift sweets, this spa set is another festive option that will bring a smile to their face. The sleigh basket is filled with a jasmine and honey-scented shower gel, bubble bath potion, soap, body lotion and hand cream that they'll want to lather themselves in this winter.

7. WeddingsandFavors Christmas Gift Box

All things self-care can be found in this gift box, which includes a Christmas candle, soap bar, bath bomb, vanilla flavored lip balm and vanilla oatmeal body butter. You can also choose to throw in special add-ons like tea bags or caramels upon request.

8. ConfettiGiftCompany Christmas Gift Box

Gift some holiday cheer with this "Merry and Bright" gift box! Inside, they'll find a ceramic mug, festive matches, a holiday candle, chewy chocolate chip cookies and a personal greeting from you, which you can request from the seller at purchase.

9. RoamHomegrown Goodbye 2020 Gift Box

If all they want for Christmas is a new year, this holiday gift box can help them soak away the 2020 blues. It's filled with self-care essentials like aromatherapy mist, body oil, a soy candle, clay face mask, bath salts, candies and more.

10. Alder Creek Gift Baskets K-Cup Sampler Gift Box

The coffee lover in your life will appreciate this special assortment of K-Cups that they can pair with the included treats, such as cookies and Pirouline wafers.

11. Martha Stewart Collection Cozy Holiday Beverages Gift Set

Get their Christmas morning off to a cozy start with this assortment of holiday-inspired beverages, including hot chocolate and Dona chai tea.

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