Many moms spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but some moms can’t get enough of cooking, baking, and all things culinary. From sous vide to sourdough bread, they love getting the latest cookbooks, gadgets, and tools to create the best meals around.
When you know a mom who seems to have everything there is to have in the kitchen, what can you add to her collection that she’ll truly love?
Our guide to kitchen gift ideas for moms will dazzle her taste buds and spark her creativity. Check out these fun and useful cooking gifts for moms below.
30 Cool Cooking Gift Ideas for Moms
She’ll cook up a storm with these gourmet-obsessed kitchen gift ideas for moms.
Mom Cutting Board
Give the mom who loves to cook a high-quality cutting board that has been mom-customized. This wooden board is engraved with the recipe for a good mom, including “a dash of understanding” and “a sprinkle of hugs.” The board even includes a heart-shaped cut out to warm her own heart the next time she’s chopping vegetables for dinner.
Mom Spoon Rest
Moms get tired in the kitchen and their messy spoons also need a place to have a rest. This adorable and useful spoon rest will keep her cooking spoons away from the countertop and resting comfortably in a ceramic bowl in mom’s kitchen where love is “served daily.” A thoughtful addition to her busy kitchen, the spoon rest will let her know how much you appreciate her hard work.
Floral Measuring Cups
This darling set of measuring cups will add a unique country style to countertops for kitchen lovers who are also moms. The attractive stoneware cups stack up and come apart when needed to measure ¼ cup, ⅓ cup, ½ cup, and 1 cup. Each level has a different floral pattern and will cozy up any mom’s kitchen.
Compact Air Fryer
What hard-at-work mom doesn’t need a time-saving air fryer in her kitchen? You can give her this 2 qt compact air fryer which won’t take up a lot of space, but will create crispy, delicious results with almost 80% less fat that her family will love. The auto shut-off mechanism will also come in handy if she’s busy dealing with the kids and forgets about it.
Rolling Pin Necklace
Show the mom you love how much you love her tasty baking creations with a keepsake that suits her style. This ideal kitchen gift for mom is a delicately designed rolling pin pendant on a stainless steel chain. A great Mother’s Day gift, she can wear it close to her heart and know how much her dedication to baking means to her family.
French Tart Making Set
Help the mom you care about achieve kitchen greatness with this awesome French tart making kit for patisserie enthusiasts. She can use the set of tart rings for pastry dough, the thermometer for making meringue, the piping bag for toppings, and baking weights to ensure a perfect crust. Before you can say “oui,” she’ll be filling up her kitchen with scrumptious French tarts.
Personalized Kitchen Apron
Say Mom’s name and give her a beautiful apron to wear when she’s creating wonderful meals and treats in the kitchen. The all-cotton apron is personalized with the name of the talented cook—i.e., Mom—for all to know and respect. The apron has a pretty floral design and a nod to her talents with the accolade “Best Mom Ever.”
Automatic Pan Stirrer
Be the one to give a culinary-obsessed mom all the help she needs with an automatic stirrer. This helpful, cool gadget can be placed in a pan of any cooking liquid or sauce and turned on while she walks away to do the million other things moms have to do. The stirrer keeps the sauce moving at a constant, slow pace so both of mom’s hands can remain free.
Baking Gadget Set
She’ll be thrilled by this set of tools and gadgets ideal for cooking, baking, and anything else she needs to accomplish in the kitchen. The 17-piece set includes everything from a can opener and pizza cutter to measuring spoons, cups, and a silicone spatula. Provide the mum you know with a totally new everything for her cooking and baking projects.
Salt & Pepper Shaker Set
Bring a touch of a country kitchen into the kitchen of a mom you know with this rustic salt & pepper shaker set. The unique, vintage piece takes old-fashioned items like a water pump, wood barrels, and a proper kitchen rooster and becomes practical kitchen decor that houses salt and pepper shakers for everyday use.
Hand Carved Cookbook Stand
This rosewood cookbook stand holds nearly any size cookbook or tablet so the busy mom you know can refer to it while in the middle of cooking. Built like an easel, the stand can move into different positions to better house the reference material. This beautiful addition to any kitchen will become a cooking keepsake for any talented mom/chef.
Artisan Bread Cookbook
For the mom who loves getting her hands on dough, comes this artisan bread-making cookbook that she will dive into to help create different varieties of artisan bread and pizza. The home cook mom will receive clear instructions and have a fun time baking everything from rustic loaves to cast-iron skillet pizza.
Show respect for the mom who loves to cook by giving her this ultra-professional chef’s knife. The knife is made of German stainless steel and has a comfortable grip so she can chop, slice, dice, and mince to her heart’s content in style and safety. The finger guard will protect her when she’s tired and the knife itself comes in a gift box, so she’ll feel quite the chef when you present it to her.
Bourbon Infused Coffee
Bourbon infused Arabica coffee beans will become that ultimate treat for mom when she needs a pick me up. The beans are kissed with bourbon flavor and will brew the most delicious cup of coffee she’s had in a while. When moms need something to energize their time preparing meals for the family, this kitchen gift will put some pep in her step.
Wall Wine Rack
While a dad might mount a deer head, a mom will be happy to mount this funny wine rack for the wall of her kitchen or pantry. The wooden rack holds five regular-sized bottles of wine, four glasses, and has a shelf for wine openers or cork storage. The rack reads “It’s Mom’s Wine Time” with a cheeky design, makes a thoughtful gift for mom, and will always be nearby when she needs some help.
Sous Vide Starter Set
Home chefs who are also moms will love this sous vide starter set. The easy-to-learn and use sous vide set includes everything she will need to create delectable sous vide dinners for all, including vacuum bags, pump, and cookbook. She can set it and walk away with the knowledge that the end result will be healthy and delicious at the same time.
Baker’s Edge Brownie Pan
The mom you know can up her brownie recipe game 100-fold with this baker’s edge brownie pan. The one-piece pan looks like a maze because it bakes brownies so each individual brownie can have chewy edges to it. Her kids will love it even more, but she’ll enjoy the powerful feeling of creating a tray full of amazing brownies each time.
This useful silicone spatula can be used for everything a mom needs to make: sauces, desserts, and more. The personal design includes the phrase “Good Things Come To Those Who Bake.” She will love the whimsical feel of this kitchen tool and use it every chance she gets while keeping a big smile on her face.
Taste Of Italy Gift Basket
When a mom gets tired cooking in the kitchen, give her this gift basket full of Italian treats so she can get ahead. The gift set includes all things Italian, from sweet cookies and savory rings to pasta and olives for a full Italian meal in the making. She can even take a rest from the kitchen to just sit back and enjoy some sweet Italian treats after she orders pizza for the family.
Take the mom you know who cooks on an Asian culinary adventure with this cool kitchenware bamboo steamer. The two stacked layers of bamboo baskets will prepare more healthy options like meat, vegetables, or dumplings. Easy to use and easier to clean, the steamer will bring some variety to an already delicious kitchen.
Cast Iron Garlic Roaster
This garlic roaster is an ingenious little addition to the working kitchen of a busy mom. The cast-iron look provides just the right heat so she can easily roast an entire head of garlic in the oven. The end result is sweet and savory garlicky goodness that spreads like butter over bread or is used in her other recipes.
When looking for unique kitchen gift ideas for moms, you can find the most practical example here with this awesomely necessary casserole carrier. The insulated bag, complete with handles, can fit two 13 x 9 casseroles and keep them cold or warm so mom can bring her creations to potluck dinners, family holidays, or events. The carrier has extra pockets for whatever accessories she needs for serving.
Quickie Omelet Maker
Moms everywhere will thank you when you get them cooking gifts for moms that cut down on time in the kitchen. This incredible omelet maker is a stoneware dish that makes an omelet in 45 seconds. She can just follow the recipe and place the ingredients in the dish in the microwave and watch her culinary dreams come true, thanks to you.
Wine Aerator & Decanter
Give the mom you know, a break from the busy rigors of her day with the best tool for drinking great-tasting wine. This gadget both aerates and decants wine straight from the bottle and involves no mess or difficulty. While she’s preparing the meal of her life, she can drink some vino and enjoy the process even more.
Truffle Oil Gift Set
Spruce up the pantry of a mom home cook with a gift set that includes three different varieties of truffle oil. Crafted using real truffles, the intense, earthy aroma and taste of truffle oil does its job when finishing numerous dishes like pasta, fries, or even pizza. The set includes white, black, and English truffle oil, and the mom you know will appreciate adding this culinary deep dive into her kitchen experience.
A thoughtful, unique gift for mom this Christmas, this pinnacle of culinary encyclopedias will stay firmly planted in any mom’s kitchen for years to come. The substantial reference book includes over 400 photographs that brilliantly illustrate the cooking techniques and processes. The book is hefty enough to even spend time on a self-respecting mom’s coffee table in between uses.
Keurig Single Serve K-Cup Machine
Moms might need coffee breaks while they cook a family dinner, so why have them bother with making full pots of coffee every time only to waste the precious brew? They can make hearty single-serve cups of coffee with this Keurig k-cup machine. One at a time is the way to go when she’s home during the day and needs a caffeine jolt to keep her going strong until suppertime.
Mushroom Ravioli Kit
Mushroom ravioli can be a delicious meal, but when moms aren’t fully prepared to make it, they can remember that you bought them this awesome mushroom ravioli kit. The kit includes everything needed (other than a couple of fresh ingredients), including special pasta-making flour, a ravioli stamp, porcini mushrooms, and even truffle-infused olive oil to add that luxurious touch to a family dinner.
Deluxe Recipe Binder
Mom’s family recipes will always be cherished and remain safe when you provide her with this cute family recipe binder. She can print or write recipes on preformatted pages and slowly amass all her favorite family recipes for her kids to keep and enjoy. Sometimes the coolest kitchen gifts for moms are the ones that last for a lifetime.
Oil Sprayer Mister
When moms think they have everything there is to have in their kitchen, give them this oil mister tool. The surprising sprayer provides an easy way to mist any kind of cooking oil onto meats or vegetables and makes it super simple to grease a baking dish or pan. Her fingers won’t tire from this gadget and, because of your good taste, she’ll now have everything there is to have in her kitchen!