52 Edible Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

Donuts as thank yous

Photo by Marissa Maharaj

When it comes to wedding favors, offer your nearest and dearest an edible (or sippable!) treat for a thoughtful 'thank you.' If you have the time (and are looking for a manageable DIY project for your wedding), creating an edible wedding favor is the perfect place to add your personalized stamp on the big day. Homemade jam, sauces, or cookies are common go-tos, but if you're nervous about timing or pulling it off like a pro, don't feel compelled to do it on your own. Store-bought edible favors, like doughnuts or chocolates, can feel just as special with a few simple upgrades—just adorn a custom tag, recipe card, or thank-you note.

While these yummy gifts are an opportunity for you to share something about you and your groom (like mini jars of BBQ sauce from the restaurant where you had your first date), they also offer you the chance to highlight your wedding location. If your destination is known for its abundant sweet honey or is practically synonymous with a traditional dish (like grits in the south or pretzels in Philly), consider giving friends and family those locally-sourced treats. Plus, they're often more cost-effective than trinket gifts, like picture frames or ornaments. So you—and your budget—can feel good about picking a sweet, savory, spicy, or boozy favor for your wedding.

From mini bottles of champagne to jars of pickles, the options are endless when it comes to picking an edible wedding favor your guests are sure to enjoy. Ahead, we've rounded up edible wedding favors you'll love.

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Home-Brewed Beer

Home brewed beer

Photo by Jose Villa, Planning by Laurie Arons

Home-brewed beer is a fun favor that will encourage guests to keep the party going all night long. Keep them in customized paper bags for a rustic touch.

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Popsicles

Boozy popsicles

​Photo by Lisa Zeising for Abby Jiu

We can imagine guests enjoying this to-go treat at a summer wedding. Customize popsicles with personalized labels and choose a flavor (and color) that matches your wedding's theme. You can also opt for a boozy treat—rosé or champagne popsicles can definitely be arranged.

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Local Honey

Honey jars

Photo by Tara Beth Photography

A locally-sourced favor, like this wildflower honey, is literally a sweet idea for your end of the night gift. Source jars of honey from a local bee farm near your venue to make the favor even more meaningful.

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Sugary Churros

Churro cones

 Photo by Beatbox Portraits

Warm and generously-sugared churros will make guests smile on their way out of the reception. Pop them in cones or make an interactive station where guests can add toppings.

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Hot Chocolate Mix

Hot chocolate mix

Photo by Amilia Photography

Hot chocolate mix is the perfect favor for a winter wedding. Give guests the ingredients they'll need for a chocolaty treat at home and include a card with instructions for a memorable gift. This couple placed the mixes in copper mugs for guests to take home.

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Fresh Fruit

Fresh fruit favors

Photo by Ruth Eileen Photography

Serve a mix of berries at a garden wedding or a rustic backyard wedding. The colors will definitely pop against a tiny basket or carton that your guests can easily take home. It's also a great themed favor if your cake is berry-infused!

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Coffee Beans

Wedding Favor Coffee

Photo by Style Me Pretty 

Coffee lovers will love the idea of serving their favorite blends at their wedding. If you can't settle on just one blend, give guests a 'his and hers' choice like this couple who decided on serving two favorites. You can even include tips on how to best enjoy the blend on the customized packaging.

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Cold Brew

Cold brew bottle

 Photo by Flora + Fauna

Another coffee option is a bottle of cold brew, especially if you and your partner are big fans. Mount a bottle of your favorite brew on each guest's place setting or have them get one on the way out. Your guests will appreciate the bottle of coffee after a long, fun night.

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DIY Candy Bar

DIY Candy Bar

Photo by Mary Otanez Photography; Rentals by Paisley & Jade; Planning by LK Events & Design; Florals by Petals & Twigs

Dessert bars and candy stations have become a popular part of weddings. Throwback to your childhood and let guests package up their favorite treats—using tongs and scoopers, of course—to enjoy on the way home from the reception.

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Mini Champagne Bottles

Wedding Favor Mini Bottles of Champagne

Photo by The Perfect Palette 

Nothing says celebration like a fizzy bottle of bubbly. Your guests will love taking home their own mini bottles of champagne. Tie a ribbon on each bottle or order custom-made sticker labels for that added personalized nuptial touch.

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Individual Pies

Mini pies

Courtesy of Evermine

Mini boxes of pie will be a sure hit at a fall wedding. Incorporate seasonal flavors like apple, rhubarb, and even pumpkin and let your guests choose which treat they'd love to take home.

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Apple Cider

Apple cider

Photo by Cat Mayer Studio

Another great idea for fall weddings is to set up an apple cider bar where guests can pour out their own to-go cups with personalized sleeves. You can even offer a sweet snack to go with it like chocolate bark and cider mill doughnuts or pair it with another hot drink option.

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Mini Bottles of Wine

Wine and Blanket Favors

Photo by Jake and Necia Photography; Event Design by Wild Heart Events

If you're getting married in a vineyard, gift guests with a bottle of your venue's best and let them choose their preferred vino—white or red. Trust us, they'll recall fond memories at your wedding when they uncork these treats!

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Tea Tins

Tea tin

Photo by JAC Photography

Big tea drinkers can share their love for tea by giving away their favorite tea leaves in customized tin cans. Include suggested brew time in the packaging and maybe even a packet of honey!

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Donuts

Donut favors

Courtesy of Plum Grove Design

Everyone loves a donut, and your guests will be particularly thankful to have a ready-made breakfast the morning after your nuptials. You could have your caterer make and package their own confections at the party.

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Himalayan Salt

Himalayan salt bottles

 Photo by Lauren Peele Photography

If you or your partner are known for your kitchen skills, consider giving guests their own little bottle of Himalayan salt to use in their own culinary journeys. They look especially pretty in clear glass bottles and jars!

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Your Favorite Hot Sauce

Hot sauce

If you and your groom love all things spicy, then why not give everyone miniature bottles of your favorite hot sauces? But do offer varying degrees of heat—not everyone will want a fiery flavor!

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Chewy Soft Pretzels

Pretzels

Photo by Lisa Renault Photography

Let guests help themselves to chewy soft pretzels at the end of the reception (especially if you or your groom hails for Philadelphia!). You can even try to work with the company to shape the pretzels into your initials.

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Cookie Mixes

Cookie mixes in jars

Photo by Jen Huang Photography

Are you known for your amazing homemade cookies and penchant for baking? Package up your signature cookie mix in mason jars with clear instructions for friends and family to bake at home.

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Your Favorite Chocolate Bar

Chocolate bars

Photo by Kate Osborne Photography

Something as simple as your favorite chocolate bar is a great wedding favor. Print custom labels for a pretty DIY project that will make a big impact on guests. You can also go the artisanal route and offer guests more exciting flavors. Either way, your guests will appreciate the sugary to-go treat that they can eat en route home.

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Local Spirits

Local Spirits

Photo by Belathee Photography

A Texas-based couple passed out miniature bottles of locally-made vodka paired with recipe cards of their favorite cocktails for their guests to enjoy at home.

Wedding favors are an easy way to highlight and support local businesses that you and your partner love. Opt for products locally made in your hometown, a place meaningful to your relationship, or in the location of your reception.

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Grown-Up Pop Tarts

Pop tarts

Photo by The Nichols

Whether you're willing to admit it or not, Pop-Tarts are one indulgence most people never grow out of. Ask your baker to create a more adult-friendly version of the breakfast treat in a flavor combo like brown-sugar and apple for guests to enjoy.

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Freshly-Popped Popcorn

Fresh-Popped Popcorn

Photo by Jose Villa

Give guests a personalized paper lunch bag full of fresh-popped popcorn to snack on during the ride home. You can also go gourmet and offer flavored or seasoned options.

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Homemade Pickles

Jars of pickles

Photo by Erik Ekroth

For a more rustic, DIY touch, set up a favor table laden with jars of homemade pickles. Complete with a cute laser-cut tag, this one is a winner!

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Hot Fudge

hot fudge bottles

Photo by Lisa Berry Photography

Whether you make it from scratch or jar your favorite brand, sweet hot fudge is a party favor all guests will love. Share your favorite ways to use the dessert to inspire your friends and family.

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Brown-Sugar Bourbon

Brown-Sugar Bourbon

Photo by Kay English Photography

Mini bottles of brown-sugar bourbon with hand-calligraphed tags can double as a tasty favor and your escort cards.

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Fried Almonds

almonds

Photo by Evermine

How delicious do these fried almonds with thyme sound? It's an unexpected favor idea that will satisfy even your most critical foodie guest.

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Custom Spice Combos

Custom Spice Combos

Photo by The Nichols

If you're known for your fabulous dinner parties, let your guests in on your kitchen secrets. A homemade jar of your famed spice rub, or a similar savory favor, will be a huge hit.

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French Macarons

French Macarons

Photo by Rebekah Westover Photography

French macarons have become a trendy wedding favor. They're as pretty as they are delicious and have tons of customizable potential, but we love packaging a few in a pretty box or bag.

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Boiled Peanuts

boiled peanuts

Photo by Amelia & Dan Photography

For a taste of the south, give your wedding guests bags of freshly-made boiled peanuts. Bonus points for couples that use similar bow tie-shaped tags!

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Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

Photo by Troy Grover

If you're up for a DIY project, consider whipping up some homemade limoncello. Send guests home with a bottle and they'll surely remember your big day while they're sipping it at home.

Aside from being thoughtful gifts, homemade favors are a fun activity you and your partner could bond over. Remember to choose an activity and treat you both already love and work on them together.

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Homemade Jam

Homemade Jam

Photo by Anita Martin Photography

Into making jam? Make some batches of your favorite flavors to give to guests. Think outside of the classic for a standout gift that your friends and family will remember (apricot with habanero sounds amazing, doesn't it?).

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S'mores Kits

S'mores Kits

Photo by Mef Photography

S'mores aren't just popular children's treats, they are beloved by wedding guests of all ages. Gift guests a package of all the pieces necessary to make this campfire favorite.

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Personalized Flasks

Personalized Flasks

Photo by Jose Villa

Give guests a personalized glass flask filled with tea and lemonade, and provide vodka upon request for an instant to-go signature cocktail.

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Themed Treats

themed treats

Photo by Tara McCullen Photography

For a seaside wedding, anchor-stamped shortbread cookies are thematically on point. Tie with a nautical striped ribbon to drive your theme home.

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Gourmet Cotton Candy

Gourmet Cotton Candy

Photo by Jen Huang Photography

Spun sugar treats aren't just for the kids. Package gourmet cotton candy favors in refined flavors like salted caramel or lemongrass. Bonus points if you hire a vendor to hand-make the treat for guests right at the reception.

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Cute Condiments

Cute Condiments

Photo by Kristi Wright Photography

We love the idea of bottling up jars of barbecue sauce from your favorite barbecue joint to give to your guests. This favor is especially apt for a backyard wedding.

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Sparkling Wine Cans

Sparkling Wine Cans

Photo by Sweetwater Portraits

How festive are these mini cans of sparkling wine? Provide a colorful, eco-friendly straw and encourage guests to sip on their favor during your toast.

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Local Maple Syrup

Local Maple Syrup

Photo by Lev Kuperman Photography

Send guests home with a bottle of delicious maple syrup that they can enjoy with pancakes and waffles at home. Bonus points if you support a local business!

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Breakfast Biscuits and Jam

Biscuits and Jam

Photo by Kate Headley Photography

Hand-cut biscuits and homemade jam, along with a few packets of your favorite tea, are the perfect morning-after breakfast for your guests. Package them in a cute box for guests to enjoy the next day before heading home.

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Milk and Cookies

Milk and Cookies

Photo by Jen Rodriguez Photography

A carton of milk paired with a package of homemade cookies makes for the perfect take-home treat. If you're throwing a barn or farmhouse wedding, stay in theme and provide milk in more rustic glass bottles that your guests can reuse at home.

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Southern Staples

Southern Staples

Photo by CWF Photography

A Southern staple, grits (or perhaps Carolina rice) would make a lovely favor for guests to enjoy at home. Just tie the cotton sack with a pretty ribbon and offer guests your favorite recipe to prepare.

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A Healthy Dose of Herbs

A Healthy Dose of Herbs

Photo by The Gemmers

A Portland couple made batches of their homemade herbal elixir (ingredients included local botanicals, apples, black currants, maple, and orange peel) to give to friends and family.

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Savory Jam

Tomato Jam

Photo by Mango Studios

Instead of sweet varieties like strawberry or raspberry, surprise guests with jars of homemade, savory tomato jam. Your guests will appreciate the exciting new flavor!

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Mini Mousse Jars

Mini Mousse Jars

Photo by Love Me Do Photography

For guests who don't love traditional wedding cake, a chocolatey treat is always appreciated. Consider jars of an alternative sweet, like these mini chocolate mousse favors in trendy (and reusable!) mason jars that guests can enjoy.

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Photo by A Simple Photograph

Pass out pretty bottles of extra-virgin olive oil bearing a printed tag with your favorite recipe to use it with!

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Heart-Shaped Cookies

Heart-Shaped Cookies

Photo by Closer to Love Photography

These personalized heart-shaped cookies are from Cake Creamery, a Southern California bakery. But they would be easy to bake and DIY yourself, or with the help of a few bridesmaids!

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Homemade Moonshine

Homemade Moonshine

Photo by M Lindsay Photography

Bottle up some flavored homemade moonshine and display the labeled bottles near the reception exit for guests to grab as they depart the reception.

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Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa

Photo by Half Full Photography

If you're hosting a low-key backyard wedding, keep the theme going with your favor! This couple hosted a bash entirely catered by a taco truck, so jars of homemade salsa were a natural fit.

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Rice Krispie Pops

Rice Krispie Pops

Photo by Hendrickson Photography

Who didn't love soft-yet-crunchy Rice Krispie treats as a kid? DIY these favors by adding a classic popsicle stick and dipping in dark chocolate or another topping of your choice.

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Quick Cocktails

Quick Cocktails

Photo by Our Labor of Love

Pass out miniature bottles of your favorite cocktail ingredients, like Coca-Cola and Maker's Mark (with a package of peanuts, of course), as a personalized wedding favor.

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Local Favorites

Local Favorites

Photo by Christian Oth Studio

For a glam New York City wedding, offer a taste of home with these black-and-white cookies. Out-of-town guests will love tasting this NYC staple!

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