10 Edible Wedding Favor Ideas

March 6, 2015 at 10:48 am Leave a comment

Give your guests a sweet reminder of your special day with an edible wedding favor. Whether savory or sugary, edible wedding favors are a favorite with guests. Edibles make for popular wedding favors primarily because they are a tasty souvenir of your wedding day that will not end up in a junk drawer or gather dust as well as a charming way to show your appreciation. Choose flavors that reflect your personal tastes or locally grown. Read on for ideas for edible wedding favors.


Celebrate with chocolate for your wedding favors. Choose from many flavors such as dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate. For an added touch, custom decorate the wrapper with your photos and wedding date.


Bake a batch of your favorite cookies to share as wedding favors. Cookies come in endless varieties such as chocolate chip, oatmeal, ginger snaps, sugar cookies and snicker doodles.

Jam and Preserves

Enjoy giving your wedding guests homemade jams and preserves in flavors such as strawberry, raspberry, cherry and plum. For rustic charm, serve conserves in a mason jar with burlap bow.

Cupcake Mix

Gourmet cupcake mixes make delicious wedding favors. Cake flavors include chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and lemon. Cupcake mixes may be purchased online or from specialty grocery store.


Say ‘thank you’ to your wedding guest with the sweet delights of candy. Go retro and share your childhood nostalgic favorites such as Gummi bears Pop Rocks or Hubba Bubba.,


“Ooh la la” is what your wedding guests will remark when they depart with your macaroon wedding favors. Popular flavors of the French- inspired confection include almond, rose, coconut, pistachio, lemon and orange.


Now that you have married your ‘honey’, give your wedding guests honey as wedding favors. Support hometown beekeepers, buy local.

Olive Oil

Bring out your inner-foodie and send guests home with bottle of epicurean olive oils. Grades of olive oil include virgin, fine virgin, semi fine virgin, extra virgin and premium extra virgin.


Guests will fondly remember your wedding day as they sip a hot cup of tea brewed from the tea you shared as wedding favors. Types of teas include black, green, white and oolong.


“Spice up” your wedding day favors by giving spices. Create a love spice jar filled with your favorite flavors such as sea salt, ground pepper, paprika or coriander.

Tip: For homemade goodies, include a list of ingredients as a safety precaution for allergies.

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