35 Kitchen Gifts That Make Cooking More Fun

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: January 5, 2023

    Quirky, fun, and unique. All these kitchen gadgets make the best gifts, and stocking stuffers got for those people in your life who you can always find in the kitchen. Your friends might not think to pick up one of these gadgets, but they’ll be super glad you did. Our gift guide features fun kitchen tools and the best kitchen gadgets that make cooking more fun.

  1. Ice Cream Maker
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    The fast and easy way to make 4-quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt, or gelato. This unit features a locking motor mount, easy-to-clean plastic bucket, and 4-quart aluminum canister. Add your ingredients into the aluminum canister, place them in the middle of the bucket, layer them with ice and salt, and let the electric motor do the rest. Soon you will have wonderful homemade ice cream. Customize each recipe by adding extras, like strawberry preserves, cookie dough, candy pieces, and more. When done, use the included lid and lid cap to store leftover ice cream in the freezer.

  3. Whisk Wiper
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    Whisk Wiper is the popular multipurpose whisk-cleaning kitchen tool. Cleaning a whisk no longer has to be messy, wasteful, and tedious. Wipe your whisk in just seconds and save all that food that would normally go to waste. Keep the kitchen clean: mount your whisk on the bowl, counter, and standing up – Whisk Wiper even catches drips. And it’s a spatula too! Whisk Wiper’s unique design allows you to wipe out the bowl – even bowls with square corners.

  5. Bike Pizza Cutter
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    This pizza cutter will leave you shocked by how easy it is to get a nice, clean-cut through your pizza—effortless cutting on even the thickest of pizza crusts. The wheel is crafted from high-quality, premium stainless steel that will stay sharp and never rust and slice safely, quickly, and easily; cut in premium convenience your favorite pizza, waffles, pies, or cookie dough.

  7. Drying Rack


    This is a multi-purpose product. It can be used over the sink for drying dishes and fruit and vegetable washing colander platforms or for defrosting frozen food. It can also be used as a mat under hot pots & pans up to 400 degrees and a cooling rack for baked goods. Roll it up when not in use to save space in your kitchen.

  9. Clip-On Strainer
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    Specially designed clips will fit nearly all round pots, pans, and bowl, big and small (yes, even the ones with a lip). The small, compact strainer is easy to use and store in a quarter of the traditional colander’s size. Great when working with limited counter space.  Made from top-quality silicone and completely BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and FDA approved.

  11. Butter Churner
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    Kilner Butter Churn brings the traditional butter churning method into the 21st century and allows you to create your own inventive flavors by adding herbs, spices, garlic or chili, or whatever takes your fancy. Kilner Butter Churn allows you to make your own butter at home with one simple ingredient, whipping or heavy cream.

  13. Folding Cutting Board


    Laid flat, this board provides a durable, knife-friendly cutting surface for all types of food preparation. But when the handle is squeezed, the sides of the board fold up, forming a convenient chute down which chopped food or waste can be neatly guided. This folding chopping board features a comfortable, soft-grip handle and non-slip feet.

  15. Food Slicer
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    Westmark cheese board with a sharp stainless steel blade cut through even the hardest of cheeses and meats. You can easily adjust the thickness of your slice of cheese, meats, or even lettuce. Rubber feet on the bottom of the board protect your counter-top and helps prevent slipping. Its solid construction of the high-quality food-safe plastic base and comfortable cast aluminum handle will be sure to last you a long time! Makes a great gift for cheese lovers.

  17. Kitchen Phone Stand
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    Securely holds smartphones and tablet computers on the counter or workspace without tipping, so recipes display easily. When not in use, the cute spatula design allows it to blend in with your other kitchen items. It can also be folded and tucked away in a drawer until needed.

  19. Pie Cutter
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    The Pie Marker, also known as a pie divider, is designed to work with all types of pies, 9-inch or larger, including frozen and homemade pies. Whether just learning how to make a pie or perfecting a pie crust from scratch, this must-have of baking supplies removes the guesswork, so slicing equal portions is a piece of cake. Serving equal portions at family meals, party buffets, and holiday meals make a nicer presentation and help thwart squabbles at the table, at least over the larger piece of dessert. Easy to use. Attach the easy-grip handle, and it’s ready for use.

  21. Easy Egg Cooker
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    Cook up to 7 eggs in soft, medium, or hard-boiled firmness while saving time and water. Eggs come out consistently perfect. The shell is easy to peel, and clean-up is super easy! Fill a measuring cup with water to the desired firmness, press the power button once, and within minutes, your eggs will be “Egg-Celent!”

  23. Pot Clip
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    A must-have kitchen accessory for any cook. Give yourself the gift of no more dirty and cluttered countertops! The first-of-its-kind Utensil Pot Clip attaches directly to the pot or pan edge and holds utensils in place while cooking, allowing residue to drip into the pot rather than onto the stove or countertop. The flexible opening is designed to fit all tool handle shapes. Silicone and stainless steel materials are high heat resistant.

  25. Avocado Pitter and Slicer
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    Split, pit, slice, and scoop avocados safely and effectively with the OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer. This tool features a comfortable non-slip grip and a blade that easily cuts avocados to their core without being sharp to the touch. The stainless steel center removes the pit with one quick twist. Use the fan blade to cut the ripe, delicious fruit into seven perfect pieces.

  27. Oyster Shucking Set
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    These knives and gloves help you shuck oysters quickly while keeping your hands safe. The specially designed stainless steel blade opens oysters safely and easily while preserving oyster liquor and features a non-slip handle with a protective glove. 

  29. Kitty Bottle Opener
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    Cap & Mouse is an attractive satin-finished gold bottle opener shaped like a cat. This unique opener features a disguised mouse face. When the cap’s away, it’s time to play with this whimsical bottle opener. Crafted from stainless steel, this bottle opener features an attractive, satin gold finished. 

  31. Utensil Drying Jar
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    Transform the chore of storing and drying your most-used utensils items into a fun event with this elephant-design plastic drying rack. Perfect for both kitchens. Just place the dripping objects into the elephant’s interior section, and the excess water will run down through the trunk and into your nearby sink. Add a dash of fun and functionality to your home with this charming plastic drying rack.

  33. Herb Scissors


    Say goodbye to tedious cutting and chopping. Put your knives away!  Snip herbs directly onto plates and pans with this easy-to-use herb kitchen scissor. Garnish your meals like a pro! And do it fast-keeping flavors crisp and clean, all while preserving the healthy benefits of fresh herbs.

  35. Automatic Pot Stirrer
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    If you have better things to do with your time and culinary skills than constantly steering your food, get ready to put the Stirrific, Hands-Free Auto Stirrer to work for you! Designed to mount on pots and saucepans easily, the Stirrific will automatically stir anything from delicate sauces to thick cereals – and even stews, so there’s no worries about burning.

  37. Butter Cutter
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    This kitchen gadget is fantastic. It holds the butter for us and slices it neatly into the pan with one click.  Safe for children to use. Slices can be cut and dispensed with one or two hands. It uses less refrigerator shelf space and replaces the ever-greasy butter dish. It seldom needs washing but is dishwasher safe.

  39. Pancake Pen
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    They’ve made the Original Pancake Pen even better with the addition of a mess-free valve and a cap that doubles as a rest. The easy-grip, contoured pen efficiently fills pancake molds and helps create fun designs with pancake batter.

  41. Splatter Screen
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    The only thing worse than cleaning grease stains from your stove and the surrounding area is getting a grease burn when hot grease pops up out of the frying pan. This screen helps prevent both! Made of silicone, it can withstand temperatures up to 445 degrees. 

  43. Owl Fried Egg Mold


    Serve a pair of sunny-side-up eggs in perfect style! Funny Side Up is a handy frame that helps turn eggs into a fun, feline-inspired treat! Made of pure food-safe silicone. 

  45. Ravioli Spoon Rest
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    Mama Mia! Who dropped the ravioli? Oh, never mind, it’s just Fred’s sauced up, a pasta-shaped pillow designed to catch the sauce before it settles on your stovetop. Made of stain-resistant silicone, you’ll be glad you have a pasta-riffic place to rest your spoon.

  47. Pasta Measurer
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    Easy to use, with no need for measuring scales or complicated instruments. Whether you want a child-size portion or you’re so famished you could eat a horse, this pasta measurer will tell you how much you should be eating. Available in other ‘animal’ styles as well.

  49. Microwave Cleaner
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    Have you looked in your microwave lately? Who wants to scrape and scrub in all those corners anyway? What if I told you there was an easier way? Now there is, with the Angry Mama! This innovative eco-friendly, no-chemical method will make your microwave shine in no time. Time is something that not everyone has much of; why spend it cleaning a messy microwave? Just carry out the easy-to-follow instructions for a sparkling clean microwave in no time.

  51. Herb Stripper
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    Breeze through food preparation tasks with the beautifully designed Chef’n Zip strip Herb Stripper. Strip and collect fresh herbs from their woody stems easily with this herb stripper. Insert the stem into the desired hole, root side first, and pull the herb through. Catch the stripped herbs in the integrated bowl and discard the stem. Keep track of fresh herbs for recipes with the cups clearly marked 1 tablespoon, 2 tablespoon, 3 tablespoon, and 1/4 cup measurements. 

  53. French Fry Cutter
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    Have you been slicing and dicing your french fries by hand or with a plastic vegetable slicer? Commercial kitchen or not, we feel that once you try our cutter, you won’t want to go back. Constructed with a cast iron body and stainless steel rod, this commercial-grade potato slicer cuts through the competition. 

  55. Meat Claws


    The name says it all: Grillaholics. We’re addicted to this stuff! Being the master grillers we are, we bring you durable, professional-grade bear paw meat claws that make shredding your masterfully smoked meat a breeze!

  57. Anti-Soggy Cereal Bowl 


    Just Crunch is the unique and easy-to-use bowl that has become the favorite for cereal lovers around the world. This bowl means you’ll never have to eat a bowl of soggy cereal again! The bowl is dishwasher and microwave safe.

  59. Oven Rack Puller


    This silicone pull stick is for pulling hot bakeware and oven racks closer and protecting against dangerous burns when reaching into hot ovens. Made from nonstick silicone; heat safe to 450-degrees Fahrenheit; sturdy and durable; compact for easy storage.

  61. Cast Iron Bacon Press
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    Even the best cut bacon can curl, making it difficult to cook evenly. Our round Cast Iron Grill Press flattens the bacon, keeping its shape for even cooking. Features a wooden handle that stays cool to the touch—ideal for bacon, ham, grilled sandwiches, hamburgers, and quesadillas. Or use as a steak weight! In a skillet on the stovetop or outside on the grill!

  63. Takoyaki Pan
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    This high-quality single-handled cast-iron pan is designed for Takoyaki, the beloved Japanese street food. Follow tradition and use it for making the popular octopus fritters or branch out and use for new and innovative dishes. It can be heated directly on any gas burner.

  65. Ice Cream Maker
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    Now you can make your favorite frozen yogurt at home in just 20 minutes or less! The fully automatic Cuisinart Frozen Yoghurt Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker lets you turn ingredients into a delicious and healthy frozen treat with no fuss and no mess. Add your ingredients to the bowl, press ON, and the machine does the rest. This is on every dessert lover’s wishlist.

  67. Egg White Separator 
  68. Add a bit of homespun charm to your prep work with this charming stoneware design. Beautifully handmade with a light speckle finish, this rustic egg separator offers a smile-shaped spout to filter out whites for light meringues while leaving the yolks in the bowl for your favorite dressings and dessert.

  69. Collapsible Measuring Cups
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    Anyone who loves to cook or is an amateur in cooking definitely needs a proper measuring set for the kitchen. People generally complain the measuring set available in the market gets rusted, marking gets washed off, takes up too much space. Worry no more. Kaptron brings the perfect solution to this.