How to Make a Holiday Coffee Gift Basket

By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
December 1, 2015

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for McCafé packaged coffee. I received product samples as well as a monetary promotional incentive to thank me for my participation.

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I love this time of year! Not only do I enjoy the holiday decorations and music, but I also enjoy shopping for, putting together, and giving gifts to those I care about. I don’t know about you, but I love both giving and receiving gift baskets! One such gift is a Holiday Coffee Gift Basket, complete with McCafé packaged coffee!

How to Create a Holiday Coffee Gift Basket

1 – Choose a basket. You can choose a gift bag, a gift basket or holiday-themed container to hold your goodies in.

2 – Choose a food to pair with coffee. When I drink coffee, I love to pair it with shortbread cookies. I included a box of my favorite shortbread cookies in the gift basket.

3 – Include holiday candy. In my mind, no holiday gift basket is complete without some holiday candy. I included candy canes and chocolate Santas.

4 – Choose a variety of coffees. If you’ll be sending this gift basket to a sports or outdoor enthusiast, you may consider putting in Caffeine Sport Nutrition products. In my gift basket, I included both the packaged coffee and the K-Cups with different flavors of the McCafé packaged coffee.

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McDonald’s is giving coffee lovers across America another reason to enjoy their favorite coffee and is excited to let fans know thatMcCafé packaged coffee is now available where you buy groceries. You can now brew your favorite flavors in both ground and K-Cup® pods forms. McCafé packaged coffee is made with 100% Arabica beans and comes in seven varieties including different roasts and blends, such as Premium Roast, French Roast, Breakfast Blend and Colombian, as well as different flavors, such as Vanilla and Hazelnut.

You’ll find a variety of flavors of the McCafé packaged coffee brand.

Varieties of McCafé coffee include:

    • Breakfast Blend
    • Premium Roast
    • French Roast
    • Colombian
    • French Vanilla
    • Hazelnut
    • Premium Roast decaf
  • K-CUPS:
    • Breakfast Blend
    • Hazelnut
    • Premium Roast
    • Premium Roast decaf
    • French Vanilla
    • French Roast

McCafé packaged coffee is available where you buy groceries. Prices will vary significantly across regions, retailers and calendars, but the average non-promotional prices will be as follows:

  • 12 oz roast & ground: $7.49
  • 12 count K-Cups: $8.39
  • 18 count K-Cups: $11.99

Remember, you can still get McCafé coffee in your local McDonald’s. This is just another fun way to enjoy your favorite coffee by finding it in your local grocery store or retailer!

What is your favorite flavor and/or pairing of the McCafé packaged coffees?

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

20 Responses to “How to Make a Holiday Coffee Gift Basket”

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  2. Jeanette says:

    So you are sending that gift basket to me RIGHT?! That would be PERFECT! Great idea for a gift for a teacher too.

  3. I love McCafe coffee. I generally get their classic roast when I hit the drive through. It’s delicious.

  4. rochkirstin says:

    Because of busyness, I don’t have time to create a basket but just buy one from the market. McCafe packaged coffee sounds great as a gift. I want to try it soon!

  5. Maggie Branch says:

    We love the mccafe coffee and especially the kcups in my house. I would love to find a pack in a gift basket I was given!

  6. I think everyone should make me one of these for Christmas lol. I don’t know anyone that loves coffee more than I do but there are many on my gift giving list that does drink it regularly that would love a coffee gift basket.

  7. Miles L. says:

    I have a lot of friends who love coffees. I highly appreciate this tutorial. Thanks for being awesome!

  8. This looks like the perfect gift to give out to all the teachers this year. I really like this coffee basket idea

  9. What a great gift basket for coffee lovers. My dad will love this. I should make one for him.

  10. I love making gift baskets for people. This is a great idea for the coffee lover.

  11. Melissa says:

    This is such a cute idea. My mom would love to receive this as a gift for the holidays!

  12. I love gift baskets too. And I agree, no basket is complete without some holiday candy 🙂

  13. We gave up drinking coffee for two months now. I miss having it though every morning.

  14. Perfect gift basket for coffee lovers! I would love these for myself too! lol I would love to try the hazelnut variant.

  15. Jennifer Boehme says:

    I am going to make one for my neighbor. She loves coffee and chocolate.

  16. I thought of doing this for my son’s teacher but I don’t know if she drinks coffee lol I for one would LOVE to receive a basket like that!

  17. Sarah L says:

    I would make up a tea basket for my sister since she doesn’t drink coffee (and I don’t either). All the other suggestions would be good for a tea basket.

  18. kristin says:

    Didnt know McDonalds sold their coffee. Thanks for the coffee tips.

  19. Lisa Rios says:

    Such a cute idea & I love McCafe coffee so much that I would love one such coffee gift basket for myself. This could be a great gift option for the holiday season.

  20. Krystal says:

    I have so many coffee lovers on my Christmas list this year! This would surely take the guesswork out of it. Will need to try this!

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