The Search Is Over: These Are the 62 Best Holiday Gifts Under $25

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Welcome to the Hunker Holiday Gift Guide. From joyful decor picks to gifts that give back, these items are sure to delight everyone on your list.

As much as we'd love to spoil our loved ones, realistically, a shopping on a budget is a must for the holidays. Whether you're doing a budget-friendly secret Santa for work or simply want to make sure you can shop for everyone on your list, here are the best gifts under $25 that are sure to keep up the holiday cheer.


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1. Walmart Himalayan Salt Lamp, $14.50

Since we're all spending more time indoors, it's important to have a calm and relaxing environment. This salt crystal lamp provides a therapeutic glow that will allow your mind, body, and spirit to be at ease.

2. Anthropologie Matte Latte Bowls (set of 4), $24

These bowls are dubbed as "latte bowls" but the bestsellers are a top-rated gift for a reason. Reviewers dub them the perfect size for ice cream, cereal, and snacks and they come in nine different color combos, so you're sure to find the perfect setting for your loved ones.

3. Diaspora Co. Pragati Turmeric, $12

If turmeric is the most used spice in their rack, gift them the best of the best. Diaspora Co. works directly with farmers in partnership with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research to support regenerative, sustainable agriculture and decolonization of the spice trade.

4. Susquehanna Glass Etched "Oy Vey" Stemless Wine Glass, $14.99


Oy vey, I think I need another glass of wine. L'chaim!

5. Pretti.Cool Incense Sticks, $18

These hand-dipped incense sticks were made with "therapeutic-grade essential oils" to fill your giftee's space with premium scents.

6. W&P Food Prep Trays, $25

Your food-prepping friend will love these freezer trays, which can each hold one cup servings of rice, soups, broths, leftovers, smoothies, and so much more. Plus, it comes with a snap-on lid for easy stacking while protecting against freezer odors.

7. Sugarfina 8 Nights of Delight, $24

Everyone loves Sugarfina. It's just a fact of life.

8. Dusen Dusen Stripe Bath and Hand Towels, $12


Fun hand towels that transcend seasons.

9. Pineapple Collaborative The Salt, $24

This new salt canister (plus salt) from the uber-popular olive oil brand sold out within an hour of launching. The next batch will ship in mid-November — preorder now to be first in line.

10. Seattle Chocolate Hanukkah Truffles to Go, $12

A sweet treat in sweet packaging — what more can you ask for?

11. Maman: The Cookbook: All-Day Recipes to Warm Your Heart​ ​by Elisa Marshall, $22.52

Gift your BFF the magic of this famous bakery thanks to this new cookbook. Featuring a collection of 100 recipes, including Banana-Lavender Cornmeal Waffles with Vanilla Mascarpone, Cumin Chickpea Salad, and the Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookies made famous by none other than Oprah.


12. Ridley's Game Room Food and Drink Quiz Game, $11.84

Get the party started with a fun food and drink game that everyone can enjoy.

13. Graf Lantz Wine-O's Felt Wine Markers, $19

Perfect for parties, hosts can use these colorful felt wine markers to help guests keep track of their drinks.

14. Art Boozel: Cocktails Inspired by Modern and Contemporary Artists​​ by Jennifer Croll, $18.95

Booze and art is a pretty ideal combo. This is definitely one of the most innovative recipe books we've ever seen. Your recipient will enjoy over 50 cocktail ideas inspired by the lives and work of acclaimed artists.

15. Dash Mini Waffle Maker, $12.99

Make quick and easy snacks with this adorable mini waffle maker. It comes in all sorts of colors and prints and different waffle shapes like a heart, pumpkin, and more. And if you need recipe inspo, check out our favorites here.


16. Sassy Chikkin Set of Personalized Wooden Spoons, $25

Crown your loved one with the ultimate title of "star baker" with this fun set of wooden spoons they can use for all cooking and baking (or just plain decor). The best part? For just five dollars extra, you can get the "star baker" spoon personalized with the recipient's name.

17. Threshold Lidded Milky Glass Jar Red Mandarin and Guava Candle, $5

Who doesn't love a good Anthropologie dupe? Especially if it's of the cult fave (and pricey) Capri Blue Volcano candles. Thanks to TikTok, there's an equally heavenly option and it only costs $5.

18. Stardrops The Pink Stuff The Miracle All Purpose Cleaning Paste, $7.25

We've seen enough grimy bathrooms and kitchens transform with The Pink Stuff before and after videos that we can confirm anyone on "CleanTok" would love this as a gift.

19. Odistar Desktop Vacuum Cleaner, $11.98


Keep desks in tip-top shape with this mini vacuum cleaner. It's also small enough to make the perfect stocking stuffer.

20. Thoughtfully Bombombs Hot Chocolate Bombs (pack of 5), $24.99

There were plenty of hot chocolate bomb recipes to go around, but if you can't make them, why not buy them?

21. Brooklyn Delhi Tomato Achaar, $12

Chef and cookbook author Chitra Agrawal launched Brooklyn Delhi with her take on the Indian pantry staple achaar, a bold condiment made with vegetables, fruits, aromatic spices, and chili peppers. Her tomato version, which is meant to be used in the same way as Sriracha or harissa, improves everything from rice and curry to eggs and grilled meats.

22. Lady Sargeant Say It Do It Card Game, $25

Though the objective of this game has nothing to do with winning, it's bound to get heated. After a year of social isolation, Lady Sargeant designed the 54-card truth-or-dare game deck to help us connect more deeply with ourselves and others. With questions like "What is a lie you tell yourself?" bonding is all but guaranteed.


23. Public Goods Co. Candle Set, $15

This vegan-friendly candle set is made with natural soy wax, cotton wicks, and essential oils. And with these chic acacia wood lids, the glasses can be reused as storage containers.

24. Urban Outfitters Paddywax Glass Incense Holder, $19

Enjoy a stunning pop of color along with cult-fave scents with this tinted orb incense holder.

25. Crate and Barrel French Kitchen Marble Rolling Pin With Stand, $24.95

This aesthetically pleasing white marble rolling pin provides the ultimate cool touch to smooth out your pastry dough. It also comes equipped with a rubberwood stand for safekeeping.

26. Travel Challenges Card Deck by Tiago Gomes and Liza Zuberi, $20

Perfect for inspiring your next vacation itinerary, this card deck will help travelers explore new places in ways they may not have thought of before.


27. Partners Coffee Roasters, starting at $14/box

New York is home to Partners Coffee Roasters, a craft coffee operation that is dedicated to highlighting its partnerships with farmers, producers, and all the other businesses that come together to create its product. If your recipient is particular in taste, simply subscribe to their desired roast. But, for adventurous homebrewers, there is the roaster's choice subscription that rotates single-origin and blends from around the world.

28. HoMedics SoundSpa Mini Portable Sound Machine, $20

Sleep soundly wherever travels take you with this mini sound machine that has up to seven noise and light color options.

29. Gem City Crystals Carnelian Heart Crystal, $9.99

Attract nothing but good vibes with this heart-shaped carnelian crystal.

30. Food52 Five Two Batter Up Silicone Baking Cups (set of 12), $13

Food52 is back at it again with the innovative — and aesthetically pleasing — bakeware. Say goodbye to waste with this set of 12 reusable cupcake liners.

31. Comfecto Cooling Rack Stainless Steel (set of 2), $22.98

If they're in the market for nonstick cooling racks that offer a stylish pop, this duo from Comfecto fits the bill perfectly, sporting a purple shade with a sturdy construction.

32. Italic Reed Diffuser, $16

Switch it up from candles to diffusers with this affordable option from Italic that's just as good as any name-brand fragrance.

33. Anthropologie Wickman Candle Care Set, $24

Keep candles in tip-top shape with this accessory set that includes a wick trimmer, wick dipper, and bell snuffer.

34. Sur La Table Soft-Grip Sifters, $12-$15

Not all sifters are created equal. This pick turns clumps of flour, powdered sugar, and more into a light, uniform consistency, without putting extra strain on your hands.

35. Form and Root Concrete Match Holders, $11+

Hold matches in style with these concrete holders with striker bottoms.

36. Italic Hard Shell Mini Suitcase, $20

With interior pockets and a durable polycarbonate shell, you'll never find a spilled shampoo bottle or broken compact in your suitcase again.

37. Murder Mystery Jigsaw Puzzle, $19

Try a new take on completing puzzles by solving a mystery as you go.

38. Chivenido 4-in-1 Travel Dispenser, $15.99

Give the gift of a semi-organized carry-on with this 4-in-1 travel dispenser that keeps all your liquid toiletries in check.

39. Laposso Rechargeable Handheld Milk Frother, $13.88

Whipped coffee (aka Dalgona coffee) may have felt like it hit its TikTok peak years ago, but it will always be a viral TikTok staple. All you need is a few ingredients, including a whisk or handy milk frother.

40. Minimalista: Your Step-by-Step Guide to a Better Home, Wardrobe, and Life Hardcover​ by Shira Gill, $21.39

Whether your giftee is an aspiring minimalist or already has the Marie Kondo method perfected, they'll love this book, if not for the tips, then as a chic coffee table book.

41. Marvel Hot Wheels Spider-Man Web-Car Launcher, $20.99

Marvel and Hot Wheels joined forces to create a Spider-Man car launcher, exclusively available on Amazon.

42. Uncommon Goods Chakra Bath Salts Kit, $24

Designed to unblock our chakras, each of the bath salts in this kit features a unique scent, like peppermint to open up your heart chakra and rosemary to bring focus to your third eye, making it the ideal gift for anyone who could use a little more wellness.

43. TeeTurtle The Original Reversible Octopus Plushie, $15

Help your child express their mood in the most adorable way possible with this reversible octopus plushie that's even made its way to viral TikTok status.

44. Sfoglini Kids Pasta Craft Kit, $19.99

Pasta crafts for kids are a total classic, especially for the holidays. With this kit, your kids can put together pasta wreaths and Christmas ornaments that you can cherish for years to come.

45. Uncommon Goods Construction Plate and Utensils, $20+

Kids can have fun and play with their food with this construction plate and utensils set.

46. Parachute x Osea Mini Shower Mist Set, $16

Make daily showers feel like a spa with the Parachute x Osea mini shower set. It has an energizing scent for the morning and a relaxing scent for your evening bath — plus, they're travel-friendly.

47. Uncommon Goods Erupting Dinosaur Bath Volcano, $12+

Make bath time extra fun with these colorful erupting volcano pucks designed by Mary Westerhaus.

48. Sagely Calm and Centered CBD Roll-On, $19.99

Stay calm on the go with this CBD roll-on from Sagely. Along with relaxing CBD, the roll-on also includes essential oils like lavender, bergamot, and chamomile.

49. Pottery Barn Kids Baby's First Christmas Hand Print Ornament Kit, $19.50

Celebrate and commemorate your child's first Christmas with this hand print ornament kit.

50. Benji's Place Luxury All-Natural Treat Box, $22.39

Treat your dog to a whole batch of all-natural goodies.

51. The Foggy Dog x Rifle Paper Co. Rosa Floral Navy Waste Bag Dispenser, $24

Carry waste bags in style with this floral dispenser.

52. Uncommon Goods Playful Sports Mug, $25

Turn breakfast (or any meal) into a major sports event with a basketball, hockey, baseball, or soccer themed mug.

53. Wild One Stainless Steel Dog Bowl, $25

These bowls are an Insta-fave, and with good reason. Not only do they look striking, but their non-slip silicone base makes for easy feeding and cleaning. Oh, and they're now able to be monogrammed with up to 26 characters and 10 emojis, just in case you need to maximize the cute factor.

54. Cable Guys Darth Vader Device Holder, $24.95

For a lightsaber-wielding fighter, Darth Vader is surprisingly good at holding devices. This little figurine can carry your phone or game controller for hours.

55. We're Not Really Strangers: Self-Reflection Edition Card Game, $15

Dive deep and get in touch with yourself with this insightful self-reflection card game from We're Not Really Strangers.

56. W&P Star Wars Rolling Pin, $19.83

Rolling out dough is far easier than defeating the Galactic Empire with this screen-printed silicone pin.

57. Williams Sonoma Mickey Mouse Silicone Pancake Molds, $16.95

Whip up a magical breakfast with these nonstick silicone molds that represent Mickey, his glove, Minnie, and her bow. Easy to use and clean up, the set is suitable for chefs of all ages.

58. Parks Project Minimalist National Park Playing Cards, $14

This National Park-inspired card deck (made with Forest Stewardship Council-approved paper) supports the National Parks Conservation Association, an organization that helps protect and enhance the National Park System.

59. Williams Sonoma NAACP Mug, $14.95

Your giftee will surely enjoy their new go-to mug, especially since 50% of the purchase price will be donated to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

60. Jonathan Adler Now House Mint Terrazzo Duo Bowl, $13.57

This bowl is as practical as it is adorable. The removable anti-skid silicone sleeve keeps the bowl in place. Plus, it serves as a lid for on-the-go wet or dry food for your pets.

61. Apotheke Charcoal Votive Candle, $25

Hand-poured with a quality soy blend, the Apotheke Charcoal Votive Candle helps end poverty by supporting The Adventure Project.

62. Williams Sonoma Rainbow Stripe Towels (set of 4), $24.95

When you buy this colorful set of towels, Williams Sonoma donates half the purchase price to The Trevor Project, an organization that benefits suicide prevention and crisis intervention services for LGBTQ youth.