Thursday, December 10, 2009

Yet Another Cookie Exchange

Yes, I'm going to another cookie exchange party. This one is not a virtual cookie exchange. It's being held at the home of one of my friends. We've all been getting together every year since 2003. I love it because I don't have to bake quite as many cookies to serve at Christmas. This year I decided to make Sheila's Sand Tart recipe because they look like snow balls, which goes with my packaging theme.
I found these adorable felt totes with snowflakes embroidered on the front of them at the Dollar Spot section of Target this year. As soon as I saw them I grabbed a bunch because I knew they would be perfect for the cookie exchange. Part of the fun is finding different ways to present the cookies. The box of tea is also from Target. It comes packaged in a variety box of 9. Tea and cookies - a perfect combination!
I think these glittery snowflake tags are also from Target, but I'm not positive. You could also just die cut your own snowflake and coat it with glitter. The tag looks a bit plain in this pic, so I added a paper rosette and button to dress them up a bit.
I put the cookies in a cute cellophane bag, tucked in the recipe card along with the box of tea and tied everything up with sparkly snowflake ribbon from Michael's. I can't believe I finished these 2 days before the party. Usually I am still tying the bows as I'm flying out the door!
Signature w/rose


Shannon said...

Wow that is beautiful! I want to go baking now!

Stephanie O. said...

How fun to see the way you packaged your cookies. I'm co-hosting a cookie exchange next week and have spent the day searching for the perfect recipe on the internet. Have a great time at your party!

Lori said...

Jeanne, you are going to have the best dressed cookies at the exchange...your packaging is totally adorable!!!

Little Pink Studio said...

Eeek! Super cute packaging for your cookies Jeanne! I bet yours were the cutest ones at the party!
xoxo, Cerri

vivian said...

I love how youre presenting your cookies! It makes them so much more special doesnt it?
have fun!

Margaret said...

I love your latest 'bake' posts, super gorgeous, just a shame I can't help myself via my computer!

Mitzi Curi said...

I'm going to start shopping at Target once and a while. They keep coming up with cute stuff! Your little baskets filled with goodies look so cute!

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