wedding cookie favors

How To Make Cookie Favors

When you are in charge of hosting a baby or bridal shower or other party, consider making cookies as your favors. Guests will love them both to look at and to eat. And you’ll also save money since cookies are inexpensive compared to the price of other favors. All that’s needed is a little time and the right ingredients. Think about which cookie you’d like to make. Most favors look best when made from a sugar cookie recipe. Try not to cut corners by using store bought cookie dough. These doughs are made in such a way that they spread too much in the oven to keep their shape. But the exception to this would be the type of cookie dough that you can buy that already has a festive picture in it. These cookies are designed to be baked as is and the design will not spread upon baking. For instance, if you find cookies that have cute birds on them in the raw cookie dough form in the supermarket, Read more

Cookie Cutter Party Favors

If you’re looking for unique bridal shower favors or baby shower favors, cookie cutters make an easy and fun choice. Since cookie cutters come in every shape and size imaginable, it is not hard to find one that will match the party’s theme. Start by thinking about the focal point of the party. Is it babies and rubber ducks or rocking horses? Is it white and red for a Valentine’s Day wedding? Choosing a theme can make it easier to find favors that blend seamlessly into the décor. Once you’ve got your party theme set, it’s time to start the hunt. Begin by going to a high-end kitchen store like Williams-Sonoma or Sur La Table. Both of these companies have online shopping sites if you don’t have a store near you. Look for cookie cutters in copper or tin that match your décor. Often, there’s a whole section devoted to nothing but cookie cutters. If you can’t find a size Read more