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15 Gifts For People Obsessed With Texas

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Updated: 9 February 2017
In your search for the perfect gifts to give during the holidays, here are some ideas for those friends or family members obsessed with Texas. From pecans to Willie Nelson, discover a little bit of the Lone Star State in gift form.

Texas Cookie Cutter Set

This cookie cutter set for baking Lone Star State-shaped sugar cookies might be the most Texas-obsessed way to enjoy a baked good.

Price: $6.59

Texas Cookies | © Bruce Szalwinski/Flickr
Texas Cookies (cropped photo) | © Bruce Szalwinski/Flickr

Texas Collectible Starbucks Coffee Mug

You can’t go wrong with a Starbucks collectible coffee mug. This ‘Texas’ engraved mug is decorated with shapes synonymous with the state, including the infamous Longhorn.

Price: $20.89

© Courtesy of Starbucks
Courtesy of Starbucks | © Courtesy of Starbucks

Lone Star Heritage Cookbook

There are over 200 recipes of Texan dishes in Heritage Eats: The New Lone Star Heritage Cookbook. The author embraces Texas’ cultural diversity by including a wide range of recipes from cheese enchiladas to pickled shrimp. The book showcases the most delicious meals found throughout Texas.

Price: Paperback, $17.83

© Courtesy of Ten Speed Press
© Courtesy of Ten Speed Press

Texas-Made Cowboy Boots

If you want to impress a Texas aficionado, buy them boots, but not just any pair. Give them custom-made boots from the Texas Boot Company. You can have their alma mater placed on the boot and even design the overall comfort level.

Price: SMU Western Boot, $259.99

© Courtesy of Texas Boot Company
Courtesy of Texas Boot Company | © Courtesy of Texas Boot Company

Texas Tech Red Raiders Spatula

Texas Tech fans will become smitten with this one-of-a-kind grilling spatula. Ideal for tailgating, an infamous Texan pre-game activity, the spatula is perfect for turning over Texas-sized burgers and hot dogs.

Price: $19.99

© Courtesy of Sportula Products
Courtesy of Sportula Products | © Courtesy of Sportula Products

Texas Pecan Coffee

Unique to the state, Texas Pecan Coffee tastes like Southern hospitality. The pecans are from local Texas growers, and the smell alone makes for a perfect morning.

Price: $20.55

© Courtesy of Lola Savannah
Courtesy of Lola Savannah | © Courtesy of Lola Savannah

The Gates of the Alamo, Book

The Gates of the Alamo is a fictional story set in the Lone Star State during the 1836 fall of the Alamo, one of the state’s most defining moments in history. The characters take part in real events in the past, and it reads like a Texas version of the Titanic movie. For anyone interested in history, this book delivers in enjoyment and historical facts.

Price: Paperback, $12.80

© Courtesy of the Penguin Group
© Courtesy of the Penguin Group

Selena, The Movie

Loved by many, Selena Quintanilla was a singer from South Texas known for breaking boundaries. Her life was taken at the young age of 23, but her impact on her followers, especially locals, grows stronger every day. The movie Selena was released in 1997 and recounts her short but amazing career.

Price: $5.09

© Courtesy of Warner Home Video
© Courtesy of Warner Home Video

Texas Flag Apron

If one thing’s for certain, Texans love their BBQ. What better way to appease a Texas lover than with this apron to show off during a weekly cookout?

Price: $19.99

© Courtesy of Rock Point
Courtesy of Rock Point | © Courtesy of Rock Point

Texas: Portrait of a State

Texas: Portrait of a State showcases the vastly different geographic landscapes throughout the state. From deserts to beaches, the scenic photos make you long for all of Texas’ beauty.

Price: Hardcover, $16.74

© Courtesy of Graphic Arts Books
© Courtesy of Graphic Arts Books

Authentic Texas Rancher Hat

Forget cowboy hats, give your loved one an authentic Texan rancher hat from Texas Hatters in Lockhart. They model hats after country and western artists, or you can request a custom design. You can also order their standard hats for a more traditional route.

Price: Varies depending on specific design and hat details

© Courtesy of Texas Hatters
Courtesy of Texas Hatters | © Courtesy of Texas Hatters

Texas Pecan Pralines

Pecan pralines – a chewy candy so delightfully sweet and nutty – are a holiday favorite. They’re individually wrapped and come in a Texas-shaped container, making them a perfect holiday gift.

Price: $24.00

© Courtesy of Texas by Texans
Courtesy of Texas by Texans | © Courtesy of Texas by Texans

Willie Nelson’s Biography

Texans love Willie Nelson’s music, but not many know his story. It’s a Long Story: My Life explores the meaning behind many of Nelson’s song lyrics, and at 82, he recalls his troubles, his successes, and what he learned along the way. There’s so much to take away from this great biography.

Price: Paperback, $12.91

© Little, Brown and Company
© Little, Brown and Company

Hot and Spicy Texan Holiday Gift Basket

The Hot and Spicy Texan Holiday Gift Basket is a comforting gift filled with honey butter, Texas chocolate truffles, hot and spicy corn relish, sweet ‘n’ spicy pecans, tomatillo salsa, and habanero salsa. Prepare to overwhelm the gift receiver with bold, hot and sweet Texas treats.

Price: $99.00

© Courtesy of Texas by Texans
Courtesy of Texas by Texans | © Courtesy of Texas by Texans

San Antonio, Austin, & Texas Backcountry Road Trips

There’s nothing like a crisp book filled with your upcoming adventures. For road trip enthusiasts, get San Antonio, Austin, & Texas Backcountry Road Trips, complete with recommendations on places to visit, food to eat, and instructions on how to properly enjoy your destinations.

Price: Paperback, $8.66

© Courtesy of Lonely Plant
© Courtesy of Lonely Plant