29 BIG Texas Gifts For Those Who Love the Lone Star State

By Candice Elliott | Updated: November 20, 2023

    Howdy, y’all! Texas is the second-largest state in the U.S. Big and Texas come hand in hand, and Texas gifts are no exception. There are many souvenir gifts from Lone Star State, but most are kitschy. But if you are looking for something unique for the Texas lover or something that will make your trip unforgettable, Texas gifts ideas from delicious food items to home decor.

    Whether you want to send some love to a Texas transplant, are looking for a Texas-style housewarming gift, or need something to give a visitor a little Texas souvenir they’ll never forget, we have something for everyone. 

    If you are looking for the most significant and boldest gift guide of Lone Star gifts, from Austin to Houston to San Antonio, longhorns to Cowboys, we have Texas gifts for everyone who loves Texas. 

  1. Texas Cutting Board
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    The great state of Texas is in the cutting-board form! The board shows the names and locations of major Texas cities interstates, and what those cities are best known for. The board is made of natural bamboo and can be used as a serving tray, 

  3. Pecan Praline Gift Box
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    For more than a century, the Lammes family has honored its secret family recipe to cook the world-famous Texas Chewie® Pecan Praline. Rich, buttery caramel surrounding the choicest Texas pecans creates a sweet and nutty combination that is distinctive and purely delicious. Only the finest all-natural ingredients, free of preservatives and artificial flavorings, are blended into this ideal confection. Each “Chewie” is individually wrapped in clear cellophane.

  5. Texan Cowboy Boot Salt and Pepper Shakers
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    What a unique Texas gift! This gift set is made of polyresin, and each boot is hand-painted and polished. The salt and pepper shakers are included but are not filled. 

  7. Texas Goodies Gift Basket
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    Gourmet Texas gift basket featuring all Texas products. Hefty Blend Roasters Coffee Real Texas Chili Mix Lammes Two Step Pralines Baked Enchilada Dip Texas Chocolate Bar Freakin Awesome Beef Jerky Cowboy Snack Mix 4 oz. Sugar Cinnamon Pecans 2oz. Chinook Sunflower Seeds Texas Salsa 8 oz. Tortilla Chips Mini Pecan Pie

  9. Texas Apron
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    You’ll need an apron for all of the smoking and bbq-ing you will be doing, and this one is perfect! The apron is made of 100% polyester and is machine washable. 

     

  11. Homesick Candle
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    Scent and memories are so closely linked. That’s why this candle is a perfect gift for a displaced Texan. The smell is a mix of leather, pine, citrus, cyclamen, and musk, and the candle has a burn time of 60-80 hours. There are candles for Austin and Houston, too. 

  13. Texas Ice Cube Tray
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    You can’t put any old ice cubes in those rock glasses above; you need Texas-shaped ice cubes! The try is made of silicone and makes 12 ice cubes. The tray can also be used to make jello shots or chocolates. 

  15. Texas Flag Throw Blanket
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    This throw blanket is perfect for those chilly fall afternoons when you’re watching the Texas Longhorns, Cowboys, or Texas. The blanket is made of extra-soft microfiber and measures 50 x 60 inches. It is washer and dryer safe. 

  17. Buc-ee’s Beaver Nuggets
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    Texans have a special place in their hearts for Buc-ees. For the unfamiliar, it’s a legendary small chain of rest stops. I’ve been to the one in Alabama on my way to the beach in Florida, and they’re fantastic! You can get gas; there are many spotless bathrooms, fun, unique gifts, and excellent prepared foods like sandwiches, salads, and, of course, Beaver Nuggets, perfect road trip food. The nuggets are caramel-covered corn pops, and they’re addictive! 

  19. Texas Tumbler
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    This stainless steel rose gold wine glass is perfect for wine o’clock! The tumbler holds 12 ounces; your drink will stay hot or cold for hours. The lid has a sliding open so your drink won’t spill, perfect for those who commute to work with hot tea or coffee. 

  21. Texas Bluebonnet Kitchen Towels
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    Bluebells are the official state flower of Texas, and they’re the motif on this set of two kitchen towels. The towels are 100% cotton terry cloth, measuring 16 x 26 inches. These towels make a unique gift for your Texas friend or loved one. 

  23. Doormat
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    If you live south of the Mason-Dixon line and see two people together, you must address them as “y’all.” More than two people? “All y’all.” I don’t make the rules, but those are them! This doormat can be used inside or outside and is made of natural coir, which is easy to clean, and the back is rubber so that it won’t slip. The mat measures 18 x 30 inches.

  25. Whataburger Spicy Ketchup
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    Whataburger is to Texans what Shake Shack is to New Yorkers, or In-N-Out is to Californians, beloved and revered—and missed when they move away. Send them a taste of home with the famous spicy ketchup from Whataburger.

  27. Texas Keychain
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    This keychain makes a great long-distance gift, whether you or your loved one in Texas. The keychain is made of stainless steel, and both sides have been polished to a high shine. 

  29. Coaster Set
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    When fitted together, this coaster set creates an image of the Texas map. The coasters are made of bamboo, and each measure 4 x 4 inches. They come with a bamboo holder for storage when the coasters aren’t being used. 

  31. Texas Cookbook
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    Texas has so much food culture: BBQ, Tex-Mex, soul food, Hill Country food, and seafood from the Gulf Coast. This cookbook covers it all with more than 200 recipes. The book includes much information about Texas’s food history, too. 

  33. Austin Map Whiskey Glasses
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    This set of whiskey glasses has been etched with a hand-drawn street grid with map coordinates of Austin. Each glass holds 10 ounces and is made of 100% lead-free glass. They come in a gift box ready for gifting. 

  35. Brisket Rub
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    If the Texas cookbook inspires you, you can get cooking with this Texas brisket rub! You could blend your rub, but it can take years to balance the flavors. Leave it to the experts at Killer Hogs! The rub is excellent on brisket, ribs, steak, and turkey. 

  37. Texas Pillow
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    This fun throw pillow resembles a patchwork of license plates and makes an excellent companion gift to the throw blanket above. The pillow is made in the U.S. of 100% polyester and measures 14.5 x 9 inches. 

  39. The Great Book of Texas
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    Texas has a crazy, exciting history, and this book is full of fun facts and trivia about the Lone Star State. The book explores everything from history to sports to pop culture and is an excellent gift for Texas lovers and history buffs. 

  41. Texas T-Shirt
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    This t-shirt will show their pride in their home state, the Lone Star State! The t-shirt is made of 100% cotton, available in several sizes from Small to 5-X, and several colors. 

  43. Texas Flag Wall Art
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    This stylized metal wall art depicting the Texas state flag shows off that Texas pride. The piece is available in 24 x 14 inches or 36 x 21 inches. The home decor flag makes a great housewarming gift for your Texas lover. 

  45. Dallas-FW Coffee Mug
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    The distinctive skyline will be familiar to anyone from the Lone Star State. This coffee mug is an excellent gift for the Dallas-Fort Worth native who is now a transplant in another place. The cup holds 11 ounces and is made of ceramic. 

  47. Austin, Texas Vintage Heart Map
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    Austin has many a heart in Texas and elsewhere. This print is created from scans of actual maps, which we all used before GPS and Google Maps! The print is available in various sizes and colors and comes unframed. 

  49. Texas Necklace
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    This Texas-shaped pendant is delicate and understated, perfect for daily wear. The charm is 17 x 15 mm, and the chain is 16-18 inches and closes with a lobster-style clasp.  

  51. Bless Your Heart, Spoon Rest
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    This sleek kitchen spoon rest is perfect for containing drips and spills. It’s the ideal space to place your slotted spoons, ladles, and other silverware while you cook and bake. The angled, durable spoon rest sits perfectly on the countertop or your cutting board while not in use.

  53. Texas Love Earrings
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    Show your love for Texas with these adorable earrings from Lucky Feather. Made of nickel-free metal, the earrings are dipped in 14K gold to suit people with sensitive skin. Lucky Feather makes similar earrings for several other states. 

  55. Texas BBQ Gift Box
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    Put a taste of Texas in their mouth with this Best of Texas BBQ gift box. The box contains pork ribs, smoked sausage, and oak-smoked brisket from Snow’s BBQ, named by Texas Monthly as the #1 BBQ spot in the state. This gift has enough meat to serve 14, making it a great Mother’s Day or birthday gift. 

  57. Passive Aggressive Tea Towel
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    All Texans and all other Southerners know precisely what the phrase “Bless your heart means.” I’ll translate for you, Yankees! There are many interpretations, but the gist is, “Oh, you poor dumb thing you.” This tea towel is a little wink and nod to the passive-aggressive Texan in your life!