The Sweetest Gift is the fourth studio album by country singer Trisha Yearwood. Yearwood sings a mixture of familiar traditional and popular material, along with more recent compositions such as "It Wasn't His Child" and "There's a New Kid in Town". Two of its tracks managed to achieve positions near the lower end of the BillboardHot Country Singles chart: "It Wasn't His Child" peaked at #60, and "Reindeer Boogie" at #63. The album rose to the #17 position in the Country Albums chart. A re-release of the album in 2000 has a different album cover, a promotional photograph taken during the Real Live Woman promotional period.
Yearwood covers a series of Christmas standards in a country music format. The album was a given a positive review by Allmusic, receiving 4 out of 5 stars.