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25 Gifts for Cooks in 2022

Buying a gift for the passionate cook in your life does not have to present a big challenge. KitchenAid brand makes it easier with gifts for cooks that will help them elevate every culinary creation. This guide is filled with ideas to help you find the perfect kitchen gifts for a cook.

Overall Best Gifts for Cooks

One of the most versatile gifts for a cooking lover is a KitchenAid® stand mixer paired with a variety of attachments and accessories. A stand mixer provides practically endless opportunities for cooks of any ability to experiment and grow in the kitchen. Find out which one is right for your favorite cook.

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1. KitchenAid® Artisan Series 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

The KitchenAid® Artisan Series 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer is the most popular tilt-head stand mixer model. The five-quart bowl offers enough capacity for up to nine dozen cookies at once1, or large batches of whatever a cooking enthusiast dreams up. This model also features the widest selection of colors (over 20!) and additional bowl options2 in a range of colors, patterns and finishes for cooks whose kitchens are as beautiful as the dishes they make.

 

Use this Customization Tool to select their perfect combination of mixer color, bowl style and attachments plus a free engraving for a truly personalized gift.

 

1. Using the flat beat; 28g dough each.

2. Sold separately.

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2. KitchenAid® Pro 600 Series 6 Quart Bowl-Lift

The Pro 600 Series 6 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer from KitchenAid brand is a great gift for cooking enthusiasts who often work with heavy bread dough and other tough ingredients. This extra sturdy stand mixer will give them plenty of capacity to work with—enough for up to 13 dozen cookies1—and is powerful enough for nearly any task or recipe.

 

1. Using the flat beater; 28g dough each.

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3. KitchenAid® Artisan® Mini 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

The KitchenAid® Artisan® Mini 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer is ideal for those who may be short on space. With the same power as the KitchenAid® Classic® Stand Mixer, this compact model won’t hold you back. Give the gift of creativity that allows them to make more with their mixer with a variety of attachments,2 including meat grinders, pasta makers and more.

 

2. Sold separately.

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4. Pro Line® Series 7 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer

The KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 7 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer has the largest capacity for  residential stand mixers and comes in a variety of colors to match their kitchen design and personality.

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Cooking Gifts to Expand Possibilities

The best gifts for home cooks are ones that can help them achieve their cooking aspirations. If your gift recipient already has a stand mixer, help them transform it into the culinary center of their kitchen with over 10 different stand mixer attachments. Here are just a few to explore.

A KitchenAid® Food Grinder Attachment.

5. KitchenAid® Metal Food Grinder Attachment

The Metal Food Grinder Attachment from KitchenAid brand lets local food lovers turn the pastured pork and jalapenos procured from their farmers’ market into homemade Cheddar Jalapeno Sausage.

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6. KitchenAid® Food Processor with Commercial-Style Dicing Kit Attachment

The KitchenAid® Food Processor with Commercial Style Dicing Kit Attachment will let ambitious cooks dice, slice, shred and julienne their favorite fruits, vegetables and hard cheeses.

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7. KitchenAid® Deluxe Pasta Set

The Deluxe Pasta Set from KitchenAid brand can help them share inspiring techniques such as the simple perfection of Cacio e Pepe—a delicate nest of noodles.

Spiralized zucchini and sliced watermelon.

8. KitchenAid® Fruit and Vegetable Spiralizer

The Fruit and Vegetable Spiralizer from KitchenAid brand is a favorite among healthy cooks for dishes like Golden Beets with Vegan Almond Mint Sauce or the ability to effortlessly peel, core and slice apples for an impromptu rustic crostata.

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9. KitchenAid® Ice Cream Maker Attachment

Treat your cook with the gift of making thick and creamy ice cream at home. Whether they’re planning a sundae bar or pairing a scoop of vanilla bean to elevate their homemade pie to à la mode, the KitchenAid® Ice Cream Maker Attachment easily connects to full-sized stand mixers2 for a range of frozen flavors.

 

2. Sold separately.

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Gifts for Cooking Enthusiasts

Cooks who use their stand mixer to make multi-step creations will appreciate extra mixing bowls for a cooking gift that is both practical and stylish. Additional bowls can allow them to create multiple components for complex recipes without having to transfer ingredients or wash their bowl between uses. Here are a few options for tilt-head or bowl-lift stand mixers.

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10. KitchenAid® 5 Quart Mixing Bowls

KitchenAid® Five-quart mixing bowls for tilt-head stand mixers2 come in a variety of materials like stainless steel, glass and ceramic with an array of colors, patterns and finishes to coordinate with any kitchen style and decor. You can also help someone who has an older, well-loved stand mixer update their look with new bowls. Make sure their model is compatible with the bowl you’d like to buy before you purchase.

 

2. Sold separately.

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11. KitchenAid® Stainless Steel 7 Quart-Bowl Lift Mixer Bowl

Bowl-lift mixing bowls can help them create more with various sizes to choose from such as the largest non-commercial bowl available, a KitchenAid® Stainless Steel 7 Quart Bowl-Lift Mixer Bowl.

Before buying a stand mixer bowl, check the product details to make sure it’s compatible with their stand mixer model and that they have the right accessories to fit. Read this guide to stand mixer bowls to get tips on choosing the right one.

If you need more help choosing the perfect bowls, attachments or accessories for your creative cook, explore this Stand Mixer Attachment & Accessories Buying Guide.

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12. KitchenAid® 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Glass Bowl

The 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Glass Bowl from KitchenAid brand is dishwasher, microwave and freezer-safe, making it the ideal gift for flexibility to use the same bowl from start to finish. With a comfortable handle and pouring spout, they’ll enjoy the convenience of pouring directly from the bowl to a pan or any other serving dish.

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Gifts for Cooking Lovers

If you’re looking for culinary gifts that help eliminate countertop clutter and make it easier to move between workstations, KitchenAid brand offers a selection of sleek cordless appliances. These cordless choppers, hand mixers and hand blenders run on a rechargeable lithium ion battery that delivers optimal runtime and performance without the cord. Try one, or all three.

A cordless KitchenAid® hand blender.

13. KitchenAid® Cordless Variable Speed Hand Blender

The KitchenAid® Cordless Variable Speed Hand Blender with Chopper & Whisk Attachment is a great gift for home cooks who have limited counter or storage space or have a kitchen island without access to a power outlet. This set makes it a breeze to blend Creamy Cauliflower Soup right in the pot, then swap out attachments to chop nuts and whip cream, all with the same powerful appliance.

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14. Cordless 5 Cup Food Chopper

The Cordless 5 Cup Food Chopper from KitchenAid brand comes in a space-saving, compact design and will help them mix, chop, puree and whip up a variety of dishes with more flexibility and freedom to move around the kitchen. Multi-tasking cooks can chop up to 40 onions on a full charge.1

 

1. Based on onion size of 90 to 110 grams.

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15. Cordless 7 Speed Hand Mixer

The Cordless 7 Speed Hand Mixer from KitchenAid brand gives creative cooks all the power they expect, without the cord. Seven speeds let them stir, mix and whip all of their favorite recipes. Cooks who also love to bake can make up to 200 cookies on a full charge.2 Learn more about the benefits of cordless appliances.

 

2. Based on four batches of chocolate chip cookies.

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16. KitchenAid® Cordless Variable Speed Hand Blender with Chopper and Whisk Attachment

This cordless hand blender from KitchenAid brand gives the cook in your life the flexibility to whip egg whites and emulsify vinaigrettes at variable speeds with a trigger switch—and without the cord.

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Cooking Gifts for Innovative Creators 

Another great gift for a cooking lover who doesn’t shy away from experimenting or often has multiple recipes going at once is a countertop oven with innovative features to help them try new techniques. They can bake a Chai-Spiced Carrot Cake in a 13x9 pan while their full-size oven is cooking the main course. Or help them try their hand at air frying, dehydrating and more with countertop oven options from KitchenAid brand.

A KitchenAid® countertop oven.

17. KitchenAid® Digital Countertop Oven with Air Fry

The KitchenAid® Digital Countertop Oven with Air Fry features a No-Flip Air Fry Basket and 360° Air Fry System that creates crispy french fries, tender breaded fish or other fried foods without the high volume of oil used in traditional frying.

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18. KitchenAid® Dual Convection Countertop Oven

The KitchenAid® Dual Convection Countertop Oven features 12 preset cooking functions and a built-in temperature probe for more control during the cooking process. The Dual Convect Bake setting allows you to cook up to 20% faster.3

 

3. Compared to Bake setting, 3 lb. chicken

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19. KitchenAid® Dual Convection Countertop Oven with Air Fry and Temperature Probe

The Dual Convection Countertop Oven with Air Fry and Temperature Control from KitchenAid brand can be considered two gifts in one with no-flip air frying and temperature sensors that help ensure the optimal degree of doneness. With the same capabilities of a full-size oven, give the gift of quality results in a convenient countertop size.

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Culinary Gifts for Healthy Chefs

It’s no secret that healthy cooking requires a lot of chopping, shredding and slicing. Food processors can unlock new ways to help healthy cooks bring fresh ingredients to their table, or add their own healthy spin to indulgent favorites. Help your favorite cook chop and mix ingredients for Garlic Cashew Dip, knead whole grain dough or slice healthy vegetables for a rustic Ratatouille. Choose from a range of sizes and capabilities including these two picks.

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20. KitchenAid® 9 Cup Food Processor

The KitchenAid® 9 Cup Food Processor comes with a variety of discs and blades that make it the perfect gift for people who like to create dishes with wholesome, natural ingredients. The 9 cup work bowl is dishwasher-safe and easy to assemble and clean and its compact design with in-bowl accessory storage makes it easy to tuck away in a cabinet or on a shelf when not in use.

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21. KitchenAid® 3.5 Cup Food Chopper

The 3.5 Cup Food Chopper from KitchenAid brand is a great cooking gift that offers healthy home chefs endless fresh options to quickly chop, mix and purée. This compact and lightweight food chopper is ideal for everyday use with a multipurpose stainless steel blade and a drizzle basin to easily incorporate liquid ingredients while processing.

A KitchenAid® food processor and dicing kit.

22. KitchenAid® 13 Cup Food Processor with Dicing Kit

The 13 Cup Food Processor with Dicing Kit from KitchenAid® brand is a gift designed to elevate everyday meals with the ability to chop, shred, knead, dice and more. The large capacity is ideal for every meal-making occasion—both large and small.

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Appliance Bundle Cooking Gifts

With so many gift ideas for a cook, maximize your giving with KitchenAid® appliance bundles and ensure your favorite home cook has the tools they need to fuel their creativity. These bundles are just a few that can help make your gift-giving a breeze.

A KitchenAid® blend, mix and chop set.

23. KitchenAid® Exclusive Blend, Mix and Chop Set

The KitchenAid® Exclusive Blend, Mix and Chop Set provides everyday go-to hand appliances and includes the 5 Speed Hand Mixer, 3.5 Cup Mini Food Processor and 2 Speed Hand Blender.

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24. KitchenAid® Exclusive Artisan® Series Stand Mixer & Fresh Prep Attachment Set

The Exclusive Artisan® Series Stand Mixer & Fresh Prep Attachment Set from KitchenAid brand  lets you gift a powerful and versatile stand mixer with attachments that make quick work of slicing and shredding with the included attachments.

A KitchenAid® countertop oven and bakeware set.

25. KitchenAid® Digital Countertop Oven with Air Fry and 3 Piece Bakeware Bundle

This digital countertop oven bundle from KitchenAid® brand lets the cook in your life have everything they need for endless fresh and healthy possibilities with nine essential cooking techniques and a three-piece bakeware set.

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KitchenAid brand offers a wide selection of stand mixers, attachments, cordless appliances, food processors and countertop ovens designed for the cooking enthusiast in your life. Choose the best gift to help them tap into their inspiration and elevate their recipes.

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