By Janet R.

A type of wedding favor that you want to give out could be an edible one. Edible wedding favors have been a hit during weddings. Both simple and grand weddings can use edible treats to thank the guests who came. Everyone loves to eat, especially when it is something sweet and savory. Unlike with traditional figurines, edible favors will sure to be consumed by your guests and therefore you won’t have much left after they leave. But nonetheless, these gifts will always get appreciated by the people who love you and witness your wedding.

If you want to make your own edible wedding favors, for example chocolates, there is a variety of great ideas that you can use for them. Chocolate wedding favors can be anything from milk chocolate, white chocolate, special black chocolate, to chocolate that contains almonds or raisins. Because you may need to wrap them, there are different wrappers you can choose from. You can even personal the wrapper you want with your printed names, wedding date, and a short quote or message. Additionally, they come in various unique themes and traditional themes. So whether you are planning a winter, spring, beach, or spring/garden wedding, there’s a lot of wonderful ideas that you can use for your chocolate treats.


Placing small candies, mints, or almonds in tins is another tip to create edible wedding souvenirs. This is one cool way to present the tokens for the guests, as they can use the tins for a specific purpose after they are emptied. These are also great for your wedding shower. You can personalize the tins with stickers that have your printed names and wedding date, or purchase from a specialty store that allows you to personalize the tins; they will do the job for you. Providing additional bowl or glass of candies on your the tables of the guests is a great idea, as they might need to refill the tins whenever they feel the need to.

Speaking of bowls and jars, you can also have your edible wedding favors placed in these containers and double as centerpieces for the tables. Imagine that dual purpose they serve, helping you cut down you wedding expenses! The bowls or jars can accommodate anything from candies, mints, almonds, kisses, cookies, to etc. If you want to provide a variety of edible options, feel free to do so. One unique idea is to use jars in different heights and then fill them up with variety of candies or chocolates of your choice. They could be at the center of each table or you can create a mini candy bar at one side.

Most homemade edible wedding favors are actually easy to decorate and package. You can buy or create tiny, beautiful wedding favor boxes or bags if you feel you need them. There are custom ribbons available in many different colors that you can tie around the packages, as well as beautiful wedding favor tags, labels, and stickers to personalize your edible wedding treats.

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