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36 Truly Useful Gifts for Your Coworkers


December 6, 2022

Not sure what to get your coworkers this holiday season? Check out the list below for some truly useful and unique gifts for coworkers they’ll actually like! Most gifts listed retail around $30-$50, plus you’ll find a bonus list with small gifts for coworkers $16 and under – no need to break the bank to share some holiday cheer.

Let’s dive in!

Gifts for Coworkers with a Sweet Tooth

Bon Voyage 3 Piece Candy Bento Box | Sugarfina

This collection of high-end candy, featuring raspberry and pear gummies and white chocolate “pebbles,” comes ready to gift in a charming travel-themed keepsake box.

Holiday Chocolate-Covered Mixed Fruit | Harry & David

A colorful collection of chocolate-covered fruit, cherries, blueberries, and apricots – a fun holiday gift for the chocolate lover who wants something different!

candies, brownies and cheesecake with chocolate dipped strawberries

Santa’s Bakeshop Box | Edible Arrangements

Six small tasty treats, including brownies and cheesecake with chocolate-dipped strawberries, are a fun and tasty indulgence.

Two Chip Chocolate Chip (4-pack) | Levain Bakery

New York City-based Levain Bakery is famous for its cookies, which are baked fresh daily and available for shipping nationwide. For the cookie connoisseur, a 4-pack of their signature chocolate chip cookie is sure to be a hit!

Happy Holidays Gift Tin | Cheryl’s Cookies

A selection of Cheryl’s famous buttercream frosted cookies in a keepsake holiday-themed tin is sure to be a hit this season!


Latest & Greatest Cupcakes | Baked by Melissa

Got more than one sugar lover at the workplace? Then bring a box of 25 mini cupcakes in 12 delicious flavors to share with everyone.

Cheesecake Party Wheel | Harry & David

Another great option to share with your coworkers at the office holiday party – bring this 12-slice selection of New York-style cheesecake in four flavors.

Gifts for Coworkers Who Like to Entertain, Cook, and Bake

12 oz. Tumbler 4-Pack – Blue and Silver Confetti Party Collection | Tervis

These Double Wall Classic Insulated Tumblers from Tervis reduce condensation from cold drinks and are shatterproof and dishwasher safe, too. For the coworker who loves to entertain for the holidays, this tumbler set is practical and festive, too!

bowls with salad

Acacia Wood Serving Bowl | Sur La Table

This large serving bowl made from acacia wood is an elegant and versatile piece that any home chef would love.

Holiday Gift Box | Gourmet Gift Baskets

This gourmet gift box packed with treats – caramel popcorn, cheese, crackers, and chocolate sea salt caramels – is a great gift for the host(ess) with the most(ess) so they always have something on hand to serve guests (or nibble on themselves!).

6-in-1 BBQ Tool | Sharper Image

This BBQ-themed multi-tool, with a grill fork, marinade brush, corkscrew, bottle opener, spatula, and utility knife, is a unique and useful gift for any grillmaster.


Amarena Fabbri Cherries | Sur La Table

These delicious Italian cherries can be used in desserts or eaten as is, and the syrup they come in can be used to liven up cocktails and mixed drinks, too. And if the cherries weren’t enough, they come in a beautiful, reusable blue-and-white jar, too.

12-Year Aged Balsamic Vinegar, 8.5 Oz. | Sur La Table

Any foodie can tell you that there’s a huge variety of quality when it comes to balsamic vinegar, and nothing compares to the original. This vinegar is made in Modena, Italy, the traditional way, giving it exceptional flavor and making it an exceptional gift for the true gourmet.

Gifts for Coworkers to Make Work Life Better

desk organizer

Large Mid-Century Circles Rotating Desk Organizer | Erin Condren

This colorful and functional desk organizer features eight removable holders on a spinning lazy Susan base to help keep any desk organized.

Lilly Pulitzer Agenda | The Paper Store

For your coworker who has lots of meetings and needs to keep on schedule, a spiral-bound agenda and planner in a signature Lilly Pulitzer design is a truly useful gift.

Wino Mini Portable Fan | Nordstrom

Got a coworker who’s always hot, no matter what? Help them stay cool with this stylish, portable fan.

Nona Roll-Top Lunchbox | Corkcicle

Move over, paper bags! This reusable, roll-up lunchbox is the perfect choice for your coworker who brings their lunch from home.

Magnetic Link Wireless Charger | Nordstrom

For the coworker who is always borrowing your phone charger – gift them this wireless charger to keep at the office so they never have to borrow again!

Stainless Steel Tumbler | Tervis

This might just be the best gift your coffee-loving coworker will receive this holiday season. The Tervis stainless steel tumbler keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold for up to 8 hours, so it works for hot mochas and iced lattes alike.

Tumbler with Straw | S’well

Can’t forget about the soda-drinking coworker! This S’well tumbler comes with a straw for sipping and keeps soda, iced tea, water, and other cold drinks cold.

Gifts for the Coworker Who…

… Is a Whisky Connoisseur

Peugeot Whisky Tasting Set | Sur la Table

Whisky should be served and sipped at just the right temperature for maximum enjoyment. This tasting set comes with a unique whisky tumbler and a chilling base for the ultimate whisky-tasting experience.

… Is a Devoted Pet Parent

Wellington Boot Squeaker Pet Toy | Nordstrom

The fastest way to a dog lover’s heart is through their pet! This boot-shaped squeaker toy is both adorable and useful.

… Always Seems Sleep Deprived

sleeping mask packaging

Nodpod Gentle Pressure Weighted Sleep Mask | Brookstone

The strap-free design of the Nodpod Weighted Sleep Mask applies weight to pressure points to help calm and soothe. It’s perfect for the coworker who always seems a bit sleep-deprived.

… Battles Snow and Ice on their Car

Heated Ice Scraper | Sharper Image

There’s always that one coworker who’s never quite prepared for the elements. Not only will you help protect your colleague from driving with a dangerously iced-up windshield, but you’ll also make their life sooo much easier.

… Loves Tech

Subterra Powershuttle Travel Case | Nordstrom

This water-resistant nylon case is a convenient way to keep various cords, electronics, and accessories all together in one place – perfect for the tech lover to use when traveling or in town.

… Can’t Get Enough of the Holidays

snowman ornament

Snowman with Stocking | Yankee Candle

Too cute! When this hand-painted stoneware snowman’s top hat comes off, it becomes a candle holder.

… Is Always Losing Their Keys

Black Pro | Tile

This Tile can be attached to keys, bags, and more, and is Bluetooth enabled up to 400 feet (120 m.).

… Likes to Hike

20 Oz. Wide Mouth Flask | Hydro Flask

Serious and occasional hikers alike need a reliable water container when hitting the trail. The wide opening on this stainless steel water flask makes filling and drinking easier, and it keeps liquid ice cold for 24 hours or hot for 12.

… Likes to Camp

Rechargeable Head Lamp | The Paper Store

So simple but so useful! This LED headlamp provides reliable light hands-free at night – perfect for camping (or even walking the dog in the dark) – and is charged via USB.

BONUS: $16 and Under Gifts for Coworkers

Reindeer Peppermint Marshmallow Puffs | Sugarfina

Yummy chocolate-dipped marshmallow puffs with peppermint pieces for a blast of holiday flavors!

Budget Dual-Tip List Markers (6-Pack) | Erin Condren

Six different colors with a pen tip on one end and a mini stamp on the other.

Lost and Found Labels | Tile

Bring these sticky QR Code labels in for the whole team to use on laptops and high-value items to keep track.

tea cups

Sip and Be Merry Holiday Tea | Harry & David

Fifty tea bags of flavorful black tea in a decorative holiday tin for your favorite tea drinker.

Bird Garden Boxed Notecards | The Paper Store

A set of 14 blank notecards with a charming scene of birds; perfect for the coworker who still sends hand-written notes.

Classic Insulated Mug | Tervis

This durable insulated mug with a handle comes in a variety of colors for use at work or home.

Frankie Frog Airpod Case | Nordstrom

A cute and colorful way to keep Airpods safe when not in use.