In “The Ultimate Gift Guide,“ we’re bringing you all the best advice on gifting, whether you need something to share for the holidays, bring to an event, or gift just because. These birthday gift ideas will bring a smile to anyone on your list.
The best birthday gift ideas are the ones that match the recipients’ likes and wants. If your loved one has a bit of a sweet tooth, get them a sugary treat. For the person who gravitates toward the savory, a crunchy snack is just the thing. And if the birthday boy or girl likes it all, we have birthday gift ideas that contain a little bit of each!
For the chocolate lover: Deluxe Chest of Chocolates with Wine
This is the perfect gift for that friend who loves chocolate a little too much. (Let’s be real, is there even such a thing?) The Deluxe Chest of Chocolates with Wine is overflowing with dark chocolate-covered Moose Munch popcorn, a mouthwatering chocolate decadence cake, chocolate truffles, and more. The whole thing is accompanied by a bottle of Royal Crest Red blend wine and comes tucked in a wood and pleather chest.
For the foodie: ‘Happy Birthday’ Meat and Cheese Gift Box
Treat your loved one to a savory feast on their birthday with the “Happy Birthday” Meat and Cheese Gift Box. Snack on hickory-smoked summer sausage, four kinds of cheese (including Gouda and Sicilian Jack), honey hot mustard, and Pepper & Onion Relish. The lucky recipient can try their hand at creating their own charcuterie board!
For the dessert lover: Celebration Cheesecake
When you bring The Cheesecake Factory to a birthday party, you’re bringing sweet bliss. This monster is piled high with layers of original cheesecake and confetti cake, as well as strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla mousse, and finished off with cream cheese frosting (and sprinkles, of course!). It’s safe to say the Celebration Cheesecake comes fully loaded.
For the wine connoisseur: Birthday White Wine Box
Regale them with a box of goodies that will tickle their palate. This Birthday White Wine Box comes with a bottle of pinot gris paired with sharp white cheddar cheese, three-seed crackers, the famous Pepper & Onion Relish, and much more. Upgrade to the Deluxe Happy Birthday Wine Gift to add a little extra sweet and savory, with Busseto Milano Italia dry salami and shortbread cookies.
For the snacker: Moose Munch Birthday Tin
Celebrate their birthday with popcorn and a movie night. The Moose Munch Birthday Tin features four different signature flavors, including white chocolate birthday cake and classic caramel. The best part? You don’t need a gift bag because this gift comes in a celebratory birthday tin! You’re on your own to wrap it.
For the cake lover: Chocolate Birthday Cake
Show your loved one that they really take the cake with a delicious Chocolate Birthday Cake. Made with rich, dark chocolate and butter, this decadent treat is handcrafted and hand decorated with cream cheese frosting and confetti sprinkles. A chocolate cake is a wonderful way to wish a happy birthday to someone you love, and this one is big enough for a whole party to enjoy.
For the cheese connoisseur
This is the perfect gift for that someone whose charcuterie boards are always next level. The Gourmet Cheese Assortment is a selection of award-winning cheeses from Point Reyes Farmstead, Beehive Cheese Co., Caves of Faribault, and Sartori. It features an impressive variety of cheeses, ranging from creamy semi-hard (perfect for snacking!) to cheese that can be incorporated into their favorite dish, such as a comforting grilled cheese. The cheeses pair nicely with red wines and IPAs as well.
For the ultimate partygoer
Birthdays are a time to celebrate, so bring the good times to your schmoopy with a Supreme Birthday Party Box. This gift includes shortbread decorated with sanding sugar, chocolate candy gem cookies, gummy confetti drops, and a frosted birthday cake decorated with confetti. For those more inclined to savory snacks, enjoy the super party snack mix, Crater Lake Crunch trail mix, and Royal Riviera Pears. Toast the day with a glass of apple pear sparkler.
For the grill master
Treat your favorite grill master to a birthday barbecue they won’t soon forget. The Classic Grilling Collection has everything you need to throw a birthday bash for that person who always works the grill. The collection includes succulent marinated chicken breasts, tender bacon-wrapped pork loin chops, and bite-size beef tenderloin brochettes. Did we mention the bacon-wrapped pork chops? Just making sure.
For the tea master
For the person who enjoys nothing more than curling up with a cup of tea, the Cookies & Tea basket gives them everything they’ll need to have the coziest of birthdays. They will be able to brew the perfect pot of breakfast black tea, which is delicious served either hot or iced. Along with the tea, they’ll get buttery blackberry galette cookies, as well as delicate Meyer lemon tea cookies.
For the budding green thumb
Give the gardener in your life the gift that keeps on growing. The Bulb-of-the-Month Club is the perfect way to tell someone you care, with a gift that will bloom every year. Each order arrives with a set of pre-planted bulbs, from lilies and amaryllis to daffodils, paperwhites, and more. Surprise him or her with three, six, or 12 months of beautiful blooms.
For the picnic lover
Some people prefer gifts that involve an activity. For the person who loves to spend quality time with others, why not help them plan the perfect birthday picnic? The Picnic Basket Gift is a celebration to-go, with fruit, meat, cheese, and crackers. Plus, this gift comes with a lovely bottle of pinot gris that really ties it all together.