26 beautiful Mother's Day gift baskets that your mom definitely won't be expecting

Mother's Day gifts side by side.
Forget tired gift baskets filled with stale nuts and crackers. These gift sets feature exciting curations, from high-quality sweets to luxury candles.
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Many gift baskets, unfortunately, are half packaging, and a quarter flavorless junk. Obviously, your mom deserves better on Mother's Day.

That's why we sifted through all the bad ones out there to show you these 26 delightful gift baskets and gift sets that your mother will love. 

Many of the gift baskets below revolve around food and drink, but we also included gift sets that incorporate alternative forms of indulgence — like self-care essentials for postpartum moms and home luxuries to improve her sleep. For more gift ideas, you can also browse the best Mother's Day gift ideas under $50.

Shop the 26 best Mother's Day gift baskets below:

A rustic pasta dinner she might find on a European vacation

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Foxtrot For the Love of Pasta Night Kit ($95)

Best for: The pasta lover

There are few meals as simple and comforting as a big bowl of spaghetti. Treat her to this dinner of artisanal pasta, served with a century-old tomato sauce recipe and an elegant red wine. The set also includes a beautiful ceramic trivet to help protect her dining table from hot pans and dishes. 

A bouquet paired with edible floral cookies

overhead shot of mini sunflowers and pressed flower shortbread cookies from farmgirl flowers mothers day gift basket 2022
Farmgirl Flowers

Farmgirl Flowers Churn of Phrase ($88)

Best for: The mom who prefers cookies to flowers

Flowers are a no-brainer for Mother's Day. Make them even more special with fun shortbread cookies, made with pressed flowers from the baker's very own backyard.

Sophisticated sweet treats

bars of chocolate and japanese matcha set from umamicart mothers day gift basket 2022

Umamicart Matcha & Chocolates Gift Set ($95)

Best for: The mom with a semi-sweet tooth

Mom doesn't love sweets that are too sweet? This matcha tea set and assortment of dark chocolates is perfect for her refined palate.

Pantry essentials for bright, flavorful meals

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Brightland Luminous Capsule ($88)

Best for: The olive oil connoisseur 

Simple and thoughtfully sourced, Brightland's trio of EVOO, Champagne vinegar, and orange blossom honey is the final touch in her kitchen that she didn't know she needed. A bonus? It comes with a sleek brushed gold spout for her new olive oil bottle. 

An assortment of loose leaf tea

stack of tea containers from palais des thes and food52 mothers day gift basket 2022

Palais des Thés Signature Tea Blends ($24)

Best for: The habitual tea drinker

Mix and match from eight different black and green tea blends to create a customizable set for your mom's tastes. The metal tins are cute (and stackable!) so she'll always look forward to tea time.

A robe and mask set to help her relax before bed

silk sleep mask on top of a white fluffy robe from brooklinen mothers day gift basket 2022

Brooklinen Glow Up Gift Set ($109)

Best for: The mom who loves to lounge

A good bathrobe instantly puts us in relaxation mode. Set her up with a cozy, comfortable robe and a smooth sleep mask to block out the light and she'll fall asleep in seconds.

A cocktail kit that won't give her a hangover

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Spiritless Horse's Kit Starter Kit ($65)

Best for: The mocktail-loving mom

Spiritless is an alcohol-free bourbon for those who are sober or sober-curious. If your mom is over drinking alcohol but still likes to have a special drink once in a while, she'll love experimenting with this kit, complete with ginger syrup and cocktail jigger. 

Melt-in-your-mouth chocolates from our favorite fancy brand

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Vosges Ensemble Du Chocolat Classique ($135) 

Best for: The mom who's choosy about her chocolates

We'll let the lineup speak for itself: Blood Orange Hibiscus Caramel Marshmallows, Gold Leaf Bonbons, I.G.P. Piemonte Hazelnut Truffles, and much, much more. Yeah, we're drooling, too.

Spring garden-inspired candles

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Otherland Modern Maven ($89) 

Best for: The mom who could never have too many candles

This online candle brand never fails to impress us with its creative scents and eye-catching designs. Its spring florals-oriented Mother's Day collection features garden scents that will freshen up any space.

Pickles to zhuzh up every picnic

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Mouth Spring Pickled Veggies Box ($85)

Best for: The mom who always eats your side pickle

Whether she's getting into pickling or simply enjoys a crunchy probiotic punch with every meal, she certainly won't be bored with this seasonal box of zesty pickled vegetables.

Trinkets and stationery to reinvigorate her work day

journal and stationery from knack mothers day gift basket 2022

Knack Seize the Day Set ($86)

Best for: The mom who still prefers to write everything by hand

If your mom's working from home and loves staying organized, then this fun set of stationery and accessories can make her 9-5 a bit more interesting. Sometimes a desk refresh is all she needs to get motivated again. 

Decadent cookies from a famous New York bakery

eight pack of wrapped chocolate cookies from levain bakery mothers day gift basket 2022
Levain Bakery

Levain Bakery Chocolate Lovers Gift Box ($49)

Best for: The mom whose favorite part of New York is Levain

This one's for the chocolate lovers. Enjoy two of Levain's famously thick and gooey cookie flavors from the comfort of home. They come neatly wrapped in a bow and sleek box.

A wine and candy pairing

two bottles of white wine and sugarfina gummy candies from reservebar mothers day gift basket 2022

Cakebread Cellars and Sugarfina Gift Box ($99)

Best for: The mom who'll always go for candy

The crisp sauvignon blanc, with notes of pink grapefruit, melon, and white peach, goes well with the sweet adult gummies from Sugarfina.

Soothing and moisturizing bath products

set of body lotion and shower gel from loccitane mothers day gift basket 2022

L'Occitane Verbena Trio ($59) 

Best for: The mom who takes bath time seriously

L'Occitane's bath essentials are a classic for a reason. They're soothing yet refreshing, lightweight yet luxurious.

Floral coffee drinks that are super easy to make

three pourover coffee packs alongside bouquets of flowers from copper cow coffee mothers day gift basket 2022
Copper Cow

Copper Cow Bouquet Bundle ($44) 

Best for: The gourmet coffee enthusiast

Copper Cow's pourover packs make it convenient for your mom to make tasty (and strong) Vietnamese coffee drinks to rival her favorite cafe's. There are no artificial flavorings — the Rose Latte and Lavender Latte are made with real flower petals. 

A basket stuffed with lavender goodies

basket filled with dried lavender and incense from williams sonoma mothers day gift basket 2022
Williams Sonoma

Idlewild Lavender Gift Basket ($150) 

Best for: The mom who really loves lavender

Speaking of lavender, if she really loves the flower, go for this basket. Featuring an air-dried lavender bouquet, chocolate infused with lavender oil, and lavender incense sticks, it pays proper respect to the distinctive perennial.

Desserts that taste good on their own and are even better together

cake truffles and ice cream from milk bar mothers day gift basket 2022
Milk Bar

Milk Bar Sundae in the Park ($73) 

Best for: The mom who always drinks her cereal milk

This gift set combines two of Milk Bar's best offerings: Cereal Milk Ice Cream and soft, chewy cake truffles. Since it has "cereal milk" in the name, Mom should feel free to indulge in it first thing in the morning.

The gourmet version of a nostalgic treat

chocolate and toffee covered saltine crackers from legally addictive mothers day gift basket 2022
Legally Addictive

Legally Addictive Mother's Day Box ($49)

Best for: The mom who loves a sweet-and-salty treat

Remember those chocolate and toffee-covered saltine crackers you ate as a kid around the holidays? Legally Addictive puts a delicious twist on these sweet and salty treats, with flavors like churro and rainbow sprinkle. It's incredibly easy to finish off a bag in one sitting — luckily, there are a few extras in this gift box.

Bartender-approved cocktail syrups and accessories

box of cocktail mixers and bareware from cheeky mothers day gift basket 2022
Cheeky Cocktails

Cheeky Bottle Kit with Bar Toolkit ($116) 

Best for: The mom who always mixes you a Cosmo

Created by a mixologist, Cheeky makes bar-quality mixers and syrups to bring cocktails to the next level. This all-in-one gift set includes high-quality syrups (lemon, honey, agave, etc.), barware, and garnishes like dehydrated fruits and candied ginger.

A post-workout recovery kit

exercise recovery kit with essential oil and massager from lululemon mothers day gift basket 2022

Lululemon x Saje Recovery Kit ($39) 

Best for: The fitness-obsessed mom

No matter what kind of exercise she's into, proper recovery is key. This kit includes a roll-on essential oil, bath salts, body butter, and wooden massager, all packed up neatly into an on-the-go bag.

The perfect items for her next cheese board

box of assorted cheese from jasper hill mothers day gift basket 2022

Jasper Hill Farm Perfect Pantry Box ($105) 

Best for: The mom who never says no to cheese

We all know Vermont is home to some of the best cheese, and Jasper Hill proves it. The award-winning cheesemonger offers seven different kinds of cheese gift boxes and a huge variety of cheeses, from crumbly and funky to creamy and buttery.

Sauces and cooking oils that will set her tastebuds on fire

chili crisp and spicy oils from fly by jing mothers day gift basket 2022
Fly By Jing

Fly By Jing Electric Feel Collection ($60) 

Best for: The mom who douses Sriracha on everything

If your mom loves putting hot sauce on everything she'll be all over these pantry flavor bombs. The Sichuan Chili Crisp and Chili Pepper Oil are our favorites: they add mouth-watering, numbingly spicy heat to anything that needs an extra jolt.

A s'mores making station with a real working fire

a compact fire pit surrounded by smores ingredients from swoon living mothers day gift basket 2022

Swoon Living Ultimate S'mores Kit ($175) 

Best for: The mom who still makes s'mores with you

Everyone's favorite campfire activity is now possible anywhere thanks to this inventive, compact fire pit. It's so cool you'll almost forgive your mom for liking her marshmallows practically burnt.

Nourishing oils and creams for the new mom in your life

box of body oils and creams from honest mothers day gift baskets 2022

Honest Postpartum BFF Gift Set ($100) 

Best for: The new mom in your life

Give her that postpartum glow with these self-care products, which are formulated specifically for new moms who may have sensitive skin.

You can also browse more Mother's Day gifts for new moms here.

A basket for the mom who's always snacking

gift basket of nuts and snacks from nuts dot com mothers day gift basket 2022

Nuts.com Grande Gourmet Basket ($115) 

Best for: The healthy snacker

Introducing the ultimate snack mix…from simple dried blueberries to chocolate covered espresso beans, this 5-pound basket has it all.

A basket for the mom who loves the classics

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Harry & David

Harry & David Ultimate Gift Basket ($150) 

Best for: The mom who wants a literal basket

We couldn't leave out an option from the brand practically synonymous with gift baskets. Sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy, this basket lives up to the name and truly has everything.

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