40 Secret Santa Gifts Under $25
Secret Santa exchanges are a fun idea—until you realize you don't know your recipient all that well. Luckily, these Secret Santa gifts under $25 are here to help—without going over your price limit!
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A coffee mug is a safe Secret Santa gift idea for a coworker, but you can take it up a notch by giving this gorgeous personalized one. It’s available in nearly every letter of the alphabet—so now there’s no longer an excuse for mixing up mugs in the break room.
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We’re all using hand sanitizer like crazy these days—so why not gift one that’s at least cute? This hand sanitizer comes in a pretty package, has a fresh grapefruit scent and is formulated with moisturizing ingredients like aloe and glycerin to combat dry hands.
For the person who can’t stop talking about her furbaby, this custom pet ornament is the way to go. Choose from a variety of bows and stain colors to create a Secret Santa gift as unique as Fido. Unwrap more holiday pet gift ideas.
Need a gift for a new brother- or sister-in-law or a boss you’re looking to impress? Custom whiskey stones are a solid choice. These stones are hand-cut from natural soapstone, which is renowned for its ability to hold a chilled temperature for long periods of time.
Unlike most grocery store hot chocolates, this luxe drink mix is made from actual chocolate shavings that melt down into a creamy, rich beverage when mixed with hot milk. Top with homemade marshmallows for a downright decadent experience. While classic bittersweet chocolate is always a safe choice, you can also buy Williams-Sonoma hot chocolate mixes in other flavors like Double Dark, Salted Caramel and Peppermint.
L’Occitane is known for its luxurious, indulgent body care products, which is why it makes a great gift. This pack of minis (conveniently housed in a cute ornament) contains a hand cream, ultra-rich body cream and hand soap.
The co-worker or friend who’s always cold will enjoy unwrapping this oversized blanket scarf. Available in over a dozen colors and patterns, this pretty accessory is ideal for any occasion.
Eat your heart out, PB lovers! These oversized cups are four-inches wide and available in milk and dark chocolate, as well as fun flavors like sea salt, s’mores and pretzel.
Just about anyone can appreciate a candle, especially when they come in scents as appealing as these. Each of the six small tins in this pack comes with a holiday-ready scent, from Christmas Tree Farm to Sparkling Mistletoe—perfect for a Secret Santa gift exchange. Not to mention candle make great gifts for coworkers too. Find more seasonal Christmas candle ideas.
Fore! The golfer on your squad will go bunk-ers over these personalized tees. Pick from natural wood or white tees, then add an engraving of their name, special date, cheeky saying or other text.
Take happy hour to the next level with a YETI insulated pint glass. We love the easy-to-use sliding lid and durable vacuum insulation that keeps beverages at their peak temperature.
The budding gardener on your list will love unwrapping this collection of Italian-inspired herbs. With seeds for basil, thyme, sage, parsley, and oregano, they’ll have everything they need to whip up delicious Italian recipes.
As winter approaches we’ll be spending more time indoors, so why not keep occupied with a fun and cozy game? The Hygge Game is designed to spark conversation and bring people together. Since it doesn’t involve game pieces, spinners or other accessories, The Hygge Game can even be made Zoom-friendly for distant gatherings.
Trust us—your co-worker who’s always running to the vending machine will be very appreciative of this chocolate-covered sandwich cookies collection. They’re simple, elegant and downright delicious! Want more ideas? Consider gifting a food-of-the-month club.
Healthy on You offers a wide variety of song-inspired spice and salt blends, so if you know your Secret Santa recipient’s favorite band, you can truly knock this gift out of the park. This Bohemian Rosemary blend hits all the right notes. It’s inspired by the classic Queen song “Bohemian Rhapsody,” with rosemary and lemon.
With nearly 30,000 positive Amazon reviews, this electric milk frother is a top-rated Secret Santa gift for coffee lovers. It’s the secret to making cafe-inspired beverages at home. Here’s how to use a milk frother at home. Once you’ve mastered it, check out these other must-have coffee products.
On-the-go listening just got more stylish, thanks to this adorable Boba tea AirPods case. This happy silicone accessory is designed for easy opening, and it includes a side loop for adding to a keychain or lanyard.
Fancy wine is one of those gifts that’s almost guaranteed to be received warmly, and luckily for you, this one is actually budget-friendly (so are these sparkling wines for $20 or less). The bubbly contains notes of green apple, peach and lemon for a refreshing sip and pairs well with many foods. If you can’t be there to exchange gifts in person, don’t fret—this Prosecco can be sent anywhere around the country with one-day shipping.
Warm up with this sturdy knit hat from Duluth Trading. It’s available in 11 cool colors and has a universal design that everyone on your list will love. Plus, with a less-than-$15 price tag, it’s one of the best values on our list.
If your Secret Santa gift exchange crosses state lines, these colorful tea towels are a fun gift for far-away friends. Created by students at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, each print contains unique art, facts and trivia.
Know an aspiring plant parent who can’t, uh, keep their flora alive? This DIY terrarium kit makes the perfect Secret Santa gift. It includes everything the recipient needs to build three faux terrariums. No watering required! More crafty people on your list? Check out these creative gifts.
For the hostess on your list, this set of 50 food board ideas is a must-own. These creative cards go way beyond basic charcuterie, with themes like “Build Your Own BLT,” “Crudit-Yay” and “Baked Brie.” Each card includes a gorgeous photo, ingredient lists and expert tips.
Imprinted with their Zodiac sign, these comfy socks will help your friend stay cozy as she interprets her star chart. Bonus: Each pair is made with sustainable materials, too.
This jelly collection is a fun and tasty choice for a spice-loving in-law or acquaintance. The spreads are delicious on plain toast, but they really come alive when served on crackers or used as a glaze on chicken or pork. Pair with some crackers and a bottle of wine for an easy, inexpensive gift basket.
If your recipient is bummed about not being able to travel this year, this jigsaw puzzle is a thoughtful consolation prize. It offers the soothing scene of a Paris street, complete with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
Want to feel closer to nature? This handy bird feeder is a good first step. It attaches directly to a window for a personal view of Cardinals, Bluebirds, Chickadees and more.
Candy is a classic Secret Santa gift—but what if you don’t know what your recipient likes? Take out the guesswork with Sugarwish. This genius service lets you prepay for a candy box, then the giftee picks out all of his favorites.
Building habits is hard. But a happier mindset can take just five minutes a day, thanks to this simple journal. It includes spots for goal setting, positive affirmations, gratitude lists and more.
Gift The Office-obsessed friend in your life a set of practical cable covers. They’re shaped like icons from the show, including Michael’s “World’s Best Boss” mug.
For a crowd-pleasing snack, try this oh-so-sweet candy popcorn set from Harry & David. It offers a salty and sweet treat with both classic caramel and milk chocolate flavors.
These mittens may be even cozier than Santa’s. Lined with oh-so-soft faux fur and available in five gorgeous hues, this practical Secret Santa gift is a welcome choice.