4 More Creative Stocking Stuffers

Need a few (affordable) last minute stocking stuffer ideas? Here are 4 more truly creative, do it yourself stocking stuffers that can be enjoyed by a wide range of ages!


Create your own Themed Cookbook

Everyone needs to eat, create your own inexpensive themed cookbook for just a couple dollars.

You’ll Need:
Inexpensive 4×6 Photo Album – the one pictured was from the dollar store for .. you guessed it, One Dollar.

There are a ton of different ways to create your homemade cookbook- print out the formatted recipe cards to create a “Budget” Cookbook, or try one of these ideas: 4-more-creative-stocking-stuffers


  • All candy and Cookies for a “Sweets Cookbook”
  • Popcorn Snack Cookbook
  • Easy Bake Oven Cookbook
  • Family Bests- create a cookbook of the most loved family favorites, maybe grandma had a fancy recipe that everyone craves- be sure to leave a few spaces empty for the recipient to add his or her own favorites
  • Household Recipes (Laundry Soap, Windshield Wash, etc)


Peppermint Snow Stocking Stuffer

Grab a box of Candy Canes, unwrap them, place them in a small zipstyle bag and crush them finely.

Transfer the crushed candy cane dust into a small jar (also available at the dollar store). Create a pretty label on your computer, call it “Peppermint Snow”.

This delightful “snow” is delicious sprinkled in cocoa, cookies, fudge and much more!

Marshmallow Cocoa stirrers

Create delicious Marshmallow Cocoa Stirrers, place them in a Novelty Coffee mug along with a package of homemade hot cocoa or coffee mix and you’ve got an instant stocking stuffer!

Check out the next Stocking Stuffer idea: Tickle Me Pink!

Purchase some seeds from a “Sensitive Plant“, also known as a Tickle Me Plant; a fast-growing houseplant that moves and closes it’s leaves when you touch it. Folks of all ages will delight when the plant recoils from their touch as if it’s been “Tickled”!

Pick up a mini pot at the dollar store, add a small sealed baggie of potting soil in the pot and a package of seeds for a super fun stocking stuffer for all ages. Total cost $3 or less If you’re a bit more on the crafty side, personalize the pot by adding the recipients’ name.

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