Two friends enjoy charcuterie gift and wine.

Grateful Gifts for the Thanksgiving Host

Cleaning the house, shopping for groceries, cooking the turkey, baking the pie, entertaining the guests - there’s a lot to do when hosting the Thanksgiving feast. Show your gratitude with a thoughtful host gift!

The Cupcake Bar makes it easy with our line of gifting options, gift wrapped and available for nationwide shipping as well as local pickup or delivery in Austin.

Did you know all of our orders come with a complimentary handwritten note? Include your gift message when you place your order and we’ll add this thoughtful and personal touch to your treats! Great for friends, family, and team members - show your Thanksgiving host how grateful you are with our creative gift ideas. 

Sweet treats to share with loved ones this holiday season

A Gift To Snack On

Give them something to munch on! Our Charcuterie Gift contains everything you need to keep that hangry feeling at bay while the Thanksgiving feast is in the oven. Put out a charCUTErie spread and spread your thanks! The host will appreciate that everything is included, down to the board and tools. All that’s left to do is set it out to be devoured while they continue their prep in the kitchen.

Charcuterie Gift


  • Acacia wood cheese board with stainless steel tools
  • An assortment of charcuterie ingredients, which may include:
    • Beef Summer Sausage
    • Olive Oil & Sea Salt Crackers
    • Cheeses & Cheese Spreads
    Our Charcuterie Gift is great to snack on this Thanksgiving


    A Gift the Whole Family Will Love

    Experience the best flavors of fall! Our Caramel Apple Kit contains a step-by-step guide and all the supplies needed to create this iconic autumn staple. With your choice of sweet red or tart green, the apple underneath the spiced caramel qualifies this as a healthy treat. A great family-friendly gift, this is the perfect way to make everyone smile!

    Caramel Apple Kit


  • 6 apples (assortment of red and green)
  • 6 sticks
  • (2) 4oz containers of toppings
  • (1) 8oz container of spiced caramel
  • A step-by-step guide

  • Our Caramel Apple Kit is great for the whole family this Thanksgiving


    A Gift To Roast

    Gather around the fire! Our S’mores Kit contains all the supplies needed to make ooey gooey s’mores. This instant crowd-pleaser is fun for all ages to create lasting memories while huddled together. Roast your marshmallows to toasty perfection with this kit, be that a slow rotisserie method or by putting them directly into the flames.

    S’mores Kit


  • 8 Graham crackers
  • 2 Chocolate bars
  • 8 Marshmallows
  • Toppings
  • S'mores roasting set - (4) 32” stainless steel telescoping skewers with wooden handle

  • Our S'mores Kit is a hands on activity and sweet treat to enjoy this Thanksgiving


    A Gift To Unwind

    Warm them up from the inside out! Our Whiskey Gift contains all the fix-ins to make a delicious cocktail. Be it an after dinner drink to settle in for that post-feast nap or a nightcap at the end of the day, your host will taste your appreciation in every sip. 

    Whiskey Gift


  • Bottle of charred oak and maple syrup  
  • Bitters-Infused cocktail cubes set 
  • Hacking Whiskey book  
  • Sphere ice tray mold
  • Package of dried oranges

  • Our Whiskey Gift will delight your Thanksgiving host


    A Gift for Relaxation

    Give the gift of zen! Our Rejuvenate Gift contains everything needed to relax the mind, restore the spirit, and renew the soul after a busy day of entertaining. Show your host how much you appreciate their hard work preparing the feast. Help them decompress with this thoughtful gift just for them.

    Rejuvenate Gift


  • 8 oz “Woodberry” soy candle 
  • 1 air plant
  • Terrycloth spa headband
  • Pink satin eye mask
  • Four hair tie coils
  • Soft touch cover notebook, 48 pages
  • Rose gold pen

  • Our Rejuvenate Gift is sure to help the Thanksgiving host unwind and relax


    ‘Tis the season for thanks-giving, so give thanks! Whether you’re traveling or unable to make it home, let those you love know how grateful you are for them. Sweeten the day with these thoughtful host gifts!


    *Please Note: Contents in gift boxes may vary.

    Back to blog

    Subscribe for fun!