This Christmas, Give Gifts that Give Back

Charities benefit from these holiday foods

Compartes Chocolatier African Truffles Caramelized plantain and cardamom coconut are among the five flavors infused in this truffle collection. Each organic chocolate comes emblazoned with a bright graphic of the African continent. Proceeds benefit Relief International's efforts in Darfur; $20 for a collection of five. Available at Compartes Chocolatier

From truffles inspired by the needs in Darfur, to pink salt that aims to help the environment, these eight gourmet bites turn out to be good gifts that do good too. Whether your foodie likes to heat things up in the kitchen, or simply rip apart a pretty package to munch on some cookies, this guide has something for their tastes, and your conscience.