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December, 2022 | D&J Editors

15 Best White Elephant Gifts for Your Next Holiday Party

Holiday season is in full force, and with that comes attending and hosting parties. One popular game you might be gearing up for is a white elephant exchange. These are great for coworkers, friends, or close family members, as the best white elephant gifts are often affordable and funny. But even better is that there’s always a chance to snatch an item from someone else—and hey, we love a little friendly competition around here!

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If you’re on the hunt for a good white elephant idea, then keep on scrolling to see this collection of silly, cool, and useful white elephant gifts everyone will want to steal. And if you need more inspiration under $50, Drew and Jonathan’s gift guide is here to help, too.  

marble tic tac toe game

1. Drew & Jonathan Home Marble Tic Tac Toe Game

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This tic tac toe game mixes well with any home décor and is great for game night. In fact, if two people at your White Elephant exchange want it, they can battle it out over a few rounds.

truff hot sauce gift set

2. Truff Hot Sauce Mini Pack

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If your group likes to keep things spicy, this 4-pack of mini Truff hot sauces is the way to go. They can keep one in their bag, one in their car, one at home, and one at work. You never know when there’s going to be a hot sauce emergency!

dad joke coaster set of four

3. El Arroyo Dad Jokes Coasters

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Dad jokes are inescapable, especially in Drew’s house, so you might as well lean into them with these coasters. Hey if you can’t beat ‘em, put ‘em on your coffee table. (That’s how the saying goes, right?)   

mop slipper socks

4. M-Jump Duster Mop Slipper Socks

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These are 1.) silly looking, 2.) affordable, and 3.) may help you clean your floors. In short, a perfect White Elephant idea!

rainbow bagel making set

5. Brooklyn Brew Shop Rainbow Bagel Making Kit

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Foodies will jump at this colorful make-your-own bagel kit. It would give them a nice break from all that holiday baking, too.

whiskey glass set of four

6. Scott Living Old-Fashioned Whiskey Glasses

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A nice set of whiskey glasses is a classic gift. Consider bringing a bottle with it to make your present stand out even more.

cubed bubble candles

7. ACITHGL Bubble Candle

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A bubble candle has a hint of whimsy without losing its practicality. These come in sets of two and in several colors.

milk frother

8. Zulay Milk Frother

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A milk frother makes morning coffee so much more fun! You can even gift it with a bag of local beans and a mug to pull the whole idea together.

funny note pads

9. Guajolote Prints Funny Novelty Memo Pads

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Your coworkers will get a kick out of these memo pads. Don’t be surprised if they all fight over them at the office holiday party.

mini christmas tree waffle maker

10. Bella Printed Mini Waffle Maker

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They’ll have a holly jolly breakfast thanks to this mini maker that creates tree-shaped waffles. The festive print on the outside is fun, too.

puffer jacket beer koozie

11. Puffin Puffy Beverage Jacket

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Of course they need a puffer for their favorite beverages. If only it came in plaid…

white desk vacuum

12. Odistar Desktop Vacuum

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We can all admit how dirty our desk space gets. A little vacuum cleaner is just the thing to keep all those chip crumbs at bay.

fun food magnet set

13. Favensen Food Magnets

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Every area of the house should get an upgrade, including the fridge! These fun food-shaped magnets are just what they need to display all those holiday cards.

kiehls hand lotion set

14. Kiehl’s 3-Pc. Hydrating Hand Care Set

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You can’t go wrong with hand cream, but this set is particularly great because it has three scents. Maybe they’ll even share one with you!

white shower speaker

15. SoundBot Bluetooth Shower Speaker

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Anyone who thinks they become Beyoncé in the shower will appreciate a bluetooth speaker like this one. The rest of the house on the other hand…

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