38 White Elephant Gifts Everyone Will Fight Over

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    As the Christmas season rolls around, you might be invited to a White Elephant gift exchange party (aka Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa) where friends, family, or co-workers get together for a holiday party and exchange awesome gifts. Of course, everyone will leave with a gift, but your favorite might likely get stolen from another participant.  Don’t you want to be the one who brought the most sought-after best white elephant gift to the holiday party?

    Well, our gift guide has got you covered.  We also have more gag gift ideas and novelty gifts that would be great for our White Elephant Party.

  1. Snoop Dog Cookbook
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    Looking for cookbooks with a little more personality? Welcome to the Boss Dogg’s Kitchen. Your secret Santa will love the first cookbook and recipe book from Tha Dogg, From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg’s Kitchen. You’ve seen Snoop Dogg work his culinary magic on VH1’s Emmy-nominated Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, and now Tha Dogg’s up in your kitchen…with his first cookbook.

  3. Breakfast Sandwich Maker
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    That’s where the Breakfast Sandwich Maker by Hamilton Beach comes to the rescue. It’s all about making a fresh breakfast sandwich you can grab and go. Just choose your bread, no toaster needed, and layer on the fixings: egg, cheese, precooked meat, or the ingredients of your choice. In five minutes or less, your perfectly assembled breakfast sandwich is ready to eat. You can customize your breakfast sandwich with a practically endless variety of fresh ingredients. Now you know why everyone who loves breakfast sandwiches wants this product in their kitchen! 

  5. Smell My Nuts Candle
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    No, smell the nuttiness of this deliciously scented candle. The lovely banana nut bread scent makes this candle a truly outstanding combination of scents in a 13 oz jar of specially blended soy and paraffin wax—lead-free wick with a patented straightener to ensure proper burning every time. 

  7. Light Saber Chopsticks
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    Be the life of the party with your friends and family by owning a pair of these uniquely designed utensils. Compact and so you can carry them easily in your pocket. Impress that date or your kids. Convenient LEDs illuminate in bright colors with an easy-to-use on and off push button.

  9. Hot Dog Toaster
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    Coca-Cola made this nostalgic hot dog toaster which is great to make a quick snack or meal. It includes a cage for 2 hot dogs, a set of tongs, and space to heat 2 hot dog buns. Since the timer is adjustable, you can have it cooked to your liking.

  11. Cocktail Cubes
  12. Herb & Lou’s infused cocktail cubes take the measuring and mess out of mixing drinks. Each cube is a perfect portion of mixer that chills out in the freezer until you’re ready to kick one back. Pop a frozen cube in a glass along with a shot of liquor and, with a shake (or stir), the cube thaws and the flavors open up.

  13. Bluetooth Speaker
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    Not only is this Bluetooth speaker a best seller on Amazon, but it also makes a great gift. . The portable Bluetooth speaker has shocking rich bass, large volume without voice break, 360° all-around sound effects. In addition, since this speaker is waterproof and shockproof, it can be a great addition to shower karaoke. Whether you are swapping gifts at the office, with family, or with friends, this is sure to be one of the best secret Santa gifts around.

  15. Pizza Socks
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    Pizza socks box – how to eat them? Hand-kneaded combed cotton, baked with fresh ingredients in our oven, guarantees that your legs will luxuriate every time you wear them. Also, their natural components are of floral origin, which allows the skin to freely breathe and be protected at the same time from cold and overheating. 

  17. Carpool Karaoke Microphone
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    This one will be used right out of the gift box! Take the fun to new levels with the Carpool Mic 2.0! Get louder than ever with the new voice changers and sound effects! And get ready to double up the fun with the capability to add a second microphone for endless duet fun! Whether on the road, on the boat, at home or anywhere, all you need is a speaker with an FM tuner or Aux port to get the party going. Get ready to turn up the volume and turn some heads like never before!

  19. Waffle Bowl Maker
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    Any ice cream-loving family or friends will be ecstatic when they open this waffle bowl maker. The waffle plates are made of the best non-stick material, making it easy to cook up some bowls for your ice cream or a unique take on chicken and waffles. StarBlue also includes a small recipe book that will help get you started right away.

  21. Wine Tote with Corkscrew
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    This wine tote can be gifted alone, or you can pre-fill with up to three bottles of wine. The shoulder strap is sturdy to make carrying the bag easy, and a corkscrew is included to enjoy it anywhere. Also, the thermal insulation keeps wine cool and acts as a protector for the bottles.

  23. Microwave Smores Maker
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    You can microwave two S’Mores in just 30 seconds or less using this innovative product. You fill the water reservoir, place your graham crackers, chocolate, marshmallows on the tray, and heat. The marshmallow and chocolate heat at the same time, thus ensuring a perfect S’More every time. You must change the water in the reservoir after every second time used. This S’Mores Maker is dishwasher-safe for easy, convenient cleaning.

  25. Master Crapsman
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    The perfect present for the handyman in your life. The Master Crapsman box set may not come with a plug or 400-horsepower engine, but he (and you) will appreciate its stink-fightin’ power. Box set contains: 2oz Trap-A-Crap (cedarwood + citrus) and 2oz Royal Flush (eucalyptus + spearmint). Each 2-ounce bottle is good for up to 100 uses. Poo-Pourri’s proprietary blend of natural essential oils is used to create a barrier to bathroom odors. This one is useful and funny, making it one of the best white elephant gift ideas.

  27. Air Popper
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    Make a favorite movie night treat in just minutes. The Hamilton Beach Hot Air Popcorn Popper is easy to use – add the kernels with the built-in measuring cup, plug it in and let the fun begin. Everyone can have their own bowl of popcorn, as this popper makes 16 cups per batch. With an air popper, you can customize the flavor by adjusting the seasonings to your liking or have it plain for a low-calorie snack, or spice it up with toppings for a holiday season snack.

  29. Bike Pizza Cutter
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    Inspired by the Tour de Pizza bicycle, the pizza slicer is the latest kitchen tool from SOHO Kitchen based in New York. This cool pizza cutter features a dual blade design with 2 non-stick stainless blades for effortless cutting and simple cleaning. It is the 1/10th scale of areal-life fixie bike and is the perfect gift for bike enthusiasts, pizza lovers, and anyone who wants a great talking point for the kitchen. It also includes a sturdy display stand for easy storage and display.

  31. Army Guy Bottle Opener
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    Made of genuine die-cast metal and styled after the classic green army man figurines every boy grew up with. The army man bottle opener is a great gift for any man in your life or beer lover.

  33. MTV Throwback Game
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    Switch over to a music party game for adults and teens that’s filled with all the biggest hits from the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s. It’s time for a blast from the past, specially made for the MTV generation. The Aim of the game is to be the first team to collect at least one Artist Card from all eight MTV Challenge categories: Award-Winning Videos, Best of Unplugged, Pop Anthems, Headbangers, Teenage Angst, Hip Hop Hips, Queens of MTV, Across the Pond.

  35. Wine Condoms
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    These wine condoms are a hilarious, effective solution for resealing opened bottles of wine. The shrink-fit technology allows you to create an air-tight seal that’s fully reusable while making a wine lover feel exceptionally awkward when they open your gift.

  37. Fun Ramen Bowl


    This noodle bowl makes dinner for one fun! Ramen nights get an upgrade – all you need is to add noodles to this patterned deep-dish ceramic bowl with a built-in resting place for the included wooden chopsticks! The perfect white elephant gift idea for any ramen lover. And who doesn’t love them some ramen? 

  39. Periodic Wine Glass
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    Periodic Tableware marries the clarity of science with the art of mixology, capturing the reaction between laboratory glass and modern tableware. We tap into the nostalgia surrounding scientific glassware, not just for its kitschy appeal but for the clean aesthetic of its curves. Each piece has a unique look that conveys both hard sciences and stands on its own as a piece of iconic design—the perfect unique gift for wine lovers or chemistry nerds. The budget is a little higher for your fancy friends? Throw in a wine bottle.

  41. Funny Drink Coasters
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    If you’re looking for a present to give to a person with a great sense of humor, don’t look any further. With these drink coasters, you’ll give the best gift ever. Why use boring blank coasters when you can have a perfect conversation starter and funny set instead, all-in-one. They’re sure to get a good laugh when they unwrap this gift.

  43. Toilet Survival Kit
  44. You never know when you’re going to encounter a public toilet with some cleanliness issues, so make sure you’re prepared with this Public Toilet Survival Kit. Each kit includes one toilet seat cover, two antiseptic wipes, and one pair of latex-free disposable gloves, which should be enough to keep you safe and sanitary in even the most challenging conditions. So do yourself a favor and keep one of these metal tins with you at all times when you travel. You’ll thank us when this is named the great white elephant gift of the party.

  45. Dammit Doll
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    When life gives you that crazy urge to scream and destroy, Dammit Doll is here to support you. So go ahead – THROW, SLAM, and WHACK, the ultimate stress relief tool. The Classic Dammit Doll is engineered to absorb all that negative energy so you can let go and get your happiness back on. Available here in a surprise print, but also available to purchase in a print of your choice.

  47. Sticky Fingers
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    For anything that makes your fingers cheesy, greasy or sticky. Designed to go on and off with ease, our unique shape fits comfortably on any size fingertip. Made of food-grade silicone is easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and can be placed in boiling water to disinfect.

  49. Harry Potter Cauldron Soup Mug
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    Take some time off from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry classes to enjoy some soup! Electronic gadgets aren’t allowed at Hogwarts, so you’ll have to use this cauldron ceramic mug. Made to look just like a cauldron, this awesome mug will make you feel like a fantastic witch or wizard. A fabulous white elephant gift idea if you have a bunch of Potter Heads at your holiday party,

  51. Bathroom Guestbook
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    Make every trip to the loo memorable with this throne-room tome. No ordinary guest book, this throne-room tome offers provocative prompts and ample doodle space to help your guests express themselves for posterity. Who hasn’t had a deep thought on the can? A unique idea for your holiday gift swap and way more fun than a toilet night light.

  53. Pasta Straws
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    Let’s be real, no one likes those paper straws but plastic is so bad for the environment. Enter pasta straws! The first gluten-free pasta straws were designed to last 3x longer than paper straws. Never soggy. Always al dente. Our gluten-free pasta straws are designed to break down in your backyard in less than 90 days.

  55. Dog Butt Magnets
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    These dog butts may not sit when you ask them or fetch your paper, but they will stay attached to all of your magnetic surfaces. Man’s best friend. Designed by Steph Mantis. Set of 6 magnets, Scottie butt, Pug butt, Retriever butt, Dalmatian butt, Poodle butt, and hydrant.

  57. Drink Float
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    Get the party started. Big with 5 cup holders work with party cups, cans, and bottles. With built-in snacks salad ice/serving chest, this makes a great addition for the pool, lakes, hot tub, parties, etc. Made of thick, soft, and durable premium raft-grade non-phthalates material and rapid valves make for more than 5x faster inflation and deflation.

  59. It’s Raining Men Umbrella
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    Why has it rained cats and dogs when it can be raining men? This umbrella makes the perfect gift for the special someone you have in mind! Watch their face light up as they open their new favorite necessity. Bring some sunshine to your rainy day! How many times has your automatic umbrella failed you during that downpour and left you in the rain? Our manual design allows you to release the bottom spring for easy gliding when opening and closing. 

  61. May Contain Alcohol


    This campfire-style enamel mug is sure to make someone smile wherever they’re used. This mug makes a funny gift for any beer lover, homebrewer, drinker, camper, outdoorsman, coffee lover, man, woman, pet, and just about anyone that appreciates unique things. Yes, it’s fun, but it’s not just a joke coffee mug – everyone will love it!

  63. Code Names
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    Codenames is a social word card game with a simple premise and challenging gameplay. Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames. The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. This fun party game is sure to be a hit at your next event.

  65. Death Wish Coffee
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    Through our unique blend of Arabica and Robusta beans and our slow roasting process, we naturally produce coffee with double the strength of your average cup of coffee. There are no additives or additional caffeine added throughout making the blend — only organic, Fair Trade coffee beans.

  67. Waterproof Phone Case
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    This cover is committed to designing and building solid, sturdy, and functional products. So bring your phone to the beach or in the pool with you without worrying about any damage, and take awesome underwater shots! A great holiday gift for any beach lover.



  69. Classic Flask
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    Stanley’s classic 8oz hammertoe ice flask is the product grandpa wished he had. The flask keeps a stiff drink at its best. The flask is 18/8 stainless steel and naturally BPA-free. The wide mouth is leakproof and easy to fill. The integrated lanyard keeps the cap close at hand. This flask is thoughtfully designed with booze in mind and styled in a rugged way that only gets better with age.

  71. Magnetic Poetry
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    Dave Kapell, the founder of Magnetic Poetry, was suffering from writer’s block while trying to compose song lyrics so he wrote interesting words on pieces of paper and rearranged them, looking for inspiration. Finally, Dave decided to glue the words to pieces of magnets and the refrigerator door. Before too long, Dave wasn’t the only one rearranging his would-be song lyrics as his friends started to move the magnets around amusing themselves by writing the first magnetic poems.

  73. Gone With The Gin
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    From best-selling author Tim Federle of Tequila Mockingbird fame comes Gone with the Gin, the ultimate cocktail book for film buffs. This is the perfect gift for silver screen aficionados and a terrific twist on movie nights; the set includes 50 delicious drinks, commentary on history’s most quotable films, and a lineup of drinking games, movie-themed munchies, and illustrations throughout—a funny white elephant gift to the cocktail lover at the party.

  75. Bitters
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    The bitterness of natural gentian root, the sweetness of a cherry, and notes of spice. Excellent in an Old Fashioned and other bourbon or whiskey cocktails. These bitters have been barrel-aged in Woodford Reserve bourbon barrels. This little guy makes for a great stocking stuffer.

  77. Hot Sauce Trinity
  78. Add some spice to the party. Forget traditional. Let’s get wild! At Birdhouse, they fancy keepin’ it real — not watered down. They use only the freshest, juiciest fruits and veggies nature offers — a whole food taste with a heavy heatwave.

  79. Ice Cube Molds
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    Think your home state is the coolest? Prove it. These silicone state-specific ice molds are a great gifting idea for those that have moved away and miss their home state (or are proud of their new one!). If your white elephant party required wrapped gifts, you could easily place this in a gift box or bag so nobody can see which state you chose.