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Sure, gift baskets aren’t the most personalized presents in the world, but when you’re in a bind for what to give your neighbors who are hosting the annual block party or need a last-minute gift for your aunt, whose birthday totally flew off your radar, they more than do the trick. So we set to work uncovering 20 of the best baskets out there, guaranteed to delight everyone: a Harry & David bloody mary kit for the brunch enthusiast, a The Truffleist gift set for the adventurous eater, a First Leaf wine bundle for the oenophile, a Bean Box coffee basket for the caffeine addict, and many, many more.

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Best Gift Baskets At A Glance:

Levain Bakery

1. Levain Bakery Signature Cookie Assortment Gift Box

Best Cookie Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Each batch is baked to order
  • Comes with four cookie flavors

Whether they have a raging sweet tooth or not, Levain's iconic, extra-gooey, extra-chewy cookies are practically guaranteed to please any and everyone's tastebuds. Each four-, eight- and 12-pack is baked to order (no stale sweets here!) and comes with four of the bakery's best-selling flavors: chocolate chip walnut, dark chocolate peanut butter, oatmeal raisin and of course, dark chocolate chocolate chip.

Buy it (From $27)

First Leaf

2. First Leaf Three-Bottle Mixed Bundle

Best Wine Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Three award-winning bottles
  • Two bottles of red and one bottle of white

Show up to your friend's dinner party with this bundle of gold-medal wines and they'll be thanking you all night long. Inside are three bottles—two reds and one white—all equally delicious and rewarding to the palate with aromas of coffee, preserved fruit, fresh herbs and rich, spicy textures and flavor characteristics.

Buy it ($60)

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3. The Beer Expert Trio

Best Beer Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Has three craft beer flavors to test
  • Comes with meat, cheese and crackers to pair with

If your buddy is a total beer nerd and their birthday snuck up on you, snagging a basket stocked with their drink of choice is a quick and easy, no-brainer gift. This set contains one can of ale, pilsner and copper ale each so they can have a mini taste test to discover a potential go-to flavor.

Buy it ($45)

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4. Champagne and Truffles Gift Basket

Best Champagne Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Has four champagne brands to choose from
  • Includes assorted truffles and chocolates

From engagements to job promotions and everything else in between, there are plenty of occasions that call for a glass of bubbly. So why not up the ante and deliver a basket with a luxe bottle of the sparkling goodness (you can choose between La Marca, Veuve, Moët and Dom Perignon) that your friend can sip on and celebrate, while also munching on decadent truffles, too?

Buy it (From $100)

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5. Just for You! Gift Bucket

Best Kids Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Includes an assortment of fun trinkets and toys
  • Comes with three boxes of candy

OK, so kids aren't exactly hard to shop for. But if you're really looking to put a smile on your little one's face, a bucket jam-packed with toys and (most importantly) candy is guaranteed to please. We especially love the gift basket above that comes with a tub of slime, paint sticks, a stuffed tiger, sweet treats and a stunt glider.

Buy it ($70)


6. Man Crates Pit Master Barbecue Crate

Best Barbeque Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Unique, fun packaging
  • High-quality contents

Does your dad feel at home manning the grill and does he pride himself on his recipe for fall-off-the-bone ribs? You can officially stop marinating on gift ideas thanks to this clever crate of barbecue essentials. As one happy customer review states, “Even though I had selected this gift box, I was still pleasantly surprised by the contents. The gloves are very heavy duty, the BBQ sauces are a very generous size, the meat claws and grill fork tools are clearly well made and of high quality, and the cast-iron sauce pot will literally last forever.” Not to mention the kick he’ll get out of having to crack open the crate with a crowbar.

$150; $130 at Amazon


7. Burt’s Bees Classics Gift Set

Best Skincare Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Comes in a reusable tin
  • Has multi-use products for the face, hands and feet

This Burt's Bees bundle is versatile enough to be gifted to coworkers, not-so-close friends or your brother’s new girlfriend who you’re meeting for the first time on Christmas morning. It includes an all-natural assortment of dry skin saviors: Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, Hand Salve, Original Beeswax Lip Balm, Res-Q Ointment (a multipurpose balm that'll heal bumps or cooking burns), Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream and Coconut Foot Cream. Basically, it's ideal for anyone who has to deal with freezing winter weather.

$25 at Amazon

Harry & David

8. Harry & David Bloody Mary Kit and Garnishes

Best Cocktail Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Has tasty extras like pickles and olives
  • Can be used for mocktails

We all know a person who loves brunch a little, ahem, too much. So if you're shopping for someone that gets decked in an IG-worthy fit to go scarf down eggs benny every Sunday, gifting them this Bloody Mary-themed basket is a must. Packed with all of the necessities—Bloody Mary mix, dill pickle hot sauce, cornichons, olives and a flavorful chili lime seasoning to rim their glass with—they'll be more than equipped to mix up the cocktail they replace their coffee with every weekend.

Buy it ($50)

Harry & David

9. Italian Inspirations Gift Basket

Best Pasta Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Includes all the necessary ingredients for a full-fledged pasta night
  • Comes with a reusable crate, fabric towel and two dipping bowls

Perfect for your brother, who never knows what to get his significant other and can't set up a date to save to save his life. This basket solves both of those aforementioned issues in one fell swoop. Because, sure, who doesn't love getting pasta in the mail, but this basket is also a kickass excuse to have date night in the comfort of their own home.

Buy it ($140)


10. Spa Luxetique

Best Spa Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Comes in a chic, reusable tote bag
  • Products work on all skin types

Chances are, you have a coworker who works herself to the bone and never takes time off. With this spa-cenetered basket, she'll be able to give herself a well deserved, long overdue pamper sesh. This baby is packed with the all the goods—everything from bath bombs and salts to body lotions and creams—so she can have a self-care day full of pampering. Bonus points for the free, handmaid tote bag that accompanies each order.

$50 at Amazon


11. Around the World Cheese Gift Basket

Best Cheese Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Taste five different cheeses from five different countries
  • Comes with crackers and jam

Bringing flavors from across the globe, this sample of cheeses will completely transport their tastebuds. Stocked with a variety of cheeses imported from five different countries, this basket also comes with crackers, mustard and mini pretzels, providing you with just about everything you need to enjoy a charcuterie board on the fly.

Buy it ($155)

Harry & David

12. Harry & David Dried Fruit and Nut Tray

Best Fruit and Nut Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Great for large gatherings
  • Ingredients are freshly picked and harvested

On the hunt for a healthy gift basket that’s not a lame fruit bouquet or a boring box of mixed nuts? Look no further than this gourmet (and health-conscious) option that includes an assortment of dried apricots, peaches, pears and dates, as well as crunchy pistachios, salty cashews and honey-roasted peanuts. Any hostess will welcome this with open arms as a respite to the cookies and chocolates their other guests brought.

Buy it ($65)


13. Broadway Basketeers Thinking of You Gift Basket

Best Snack Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Has a combo of sweet and salty snacks
  • Chic, pretty packaging

If you have a night owl in your life, treat her to an almost endless supply of munchies that'll keep her tastebuds happy. The snack-centric basket is filled with an assortment of crunchy treats—like pretzels, popcorn, crispy chocolate wafers and so much more—that will satisfy most of those midnight cravings.

$57 on Amazon


14. The Truffleist Truffle Collection Gift Set

Best Truffle Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Ingredients can be uses in a variety of recipes and meals
  • Truffles sourced from Northern Italy

Did your cousin just discover the truffle powder seasoning at Trader Joe’s? Up the ante and introduce him to umami goodness imported from Nothern Italy, where truffles have been harvested for over a century. Included is a full-sized bottle of truffle oil (drizzle it over homemade pizza) and truffle-infused honey, mustard and salt that are the perfect finishing touch to every meal he'll cook up.

Buy it ($85)

Harry & David

15. Artisan Appetizers Tray with Wine Pairing

Best Pairing Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Makes for a great date or girl's night
  • Hand-selected treats to perfectly pair with the accompanying wines

If your gal pal loves wine and cheese just as much as we do—and let's be real, we all love a good charcuterie moment—she's going to go gaga for this assortment. This tray is filled with with the usual suspects of cheeses, meats and and crunchy bites of nuts and olives. But our favorite part? That'd probably be the two bottles of vino you get that in every basket.

Buy it ($150)


16. Wine Country Tea Time Gift Basket

Best Tea Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Comes with a ceramic teapot
  • Includes a variety of teas and tea-time treats

A white ceramic teapot surrounded by soothing teas, cookies, candies and spreads encourages some much-needed R&R after the holiday season. Plus, the breakfast tray can be used again and again (hint, hint to their significant other).

$69 on Amazon

Harry & David

17. Belgian Chocolate Cookie Basket

Best Chocolate Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Great for parties
  • Includes 48 different types of chocolate treats

Packed to the brim with decadent Belgian goodies, this basket is just the thing for any occasion where you’re hoping to sweeten someone’s day. Some of the mouthwatering highlights include chocolate covered cookies, wafers and almonds, shortbread and loads more.

Buy it ($100)


18. Bean Box World Coffee Tour Gift Basket

Best Coffee Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Can choose between ground or whole beans
  • Taste different coffee flavors from around the world

Don't do the bare minimum and hand your coffee-loving client a gift card for their fave cafe joint. Instead, make a better impression with a gift basket that will leave her buzzing with excitement. This assortment of coffee beans is sourced from around the globe, giving you a tiny taste of what people from other countries sip on in the morning.

$90 on Amazon

The Sill

19. The Sill I Dig You Kit

Best Plant Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • Great for a gardening newbie
  • Easy-to-care-for plant

Whether your best friend was blessed with a green thumb or she's looking to practice her gardening chops, this set is a budding plant mom's dream come true. The bundle will arrive with one heartleaf Philodendron in a black, white, pink or mint ceramic planter, lava rocks, potting mix, a gold mister and protective gardening gloves so that she can get to work caring for her new baby.

Buy it ($97)


20. Stonewall Breakfast Gift

Best Breakfast Gift Basket

Why We Love It:

  • A wonderful family activity
  • Made with premium, high-quality ingredients

We love that these Stonewall Kitchen best sellers are packaged in a reusable tin can so a memorable Sunday breakfast can come together in a cinch. BTW, the Wild Maine Blueberry Jam is the topping you didn't know your pancakes needed.

$80 on Amazon

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