Cookie Exchange Ideas
Baking Christmas cookies is an important tradition in so many families. In ours, our Christmas cookie trays aren’t complete without our Great Grandma Greb’s sour cream cookies. They are like a sugar cookie, in that you can cut them in different shapes and decorate them however you’d like, but they’re not as sweet and have a soft fluffy texture that is more reminiscent of cake than a cookie.
We love to eat them, but even more than snacking on them, we love to share these nostalgic treats with the people who are so special to us. For the last couple of years, Margie and I have participated in cookie exchange parties, but this year was the first time we decided to organize our own exchange.
When we first started brainstorming cookie exchange ideas, the sour cream cookies were a given. We also knew we wanted to make the afternoon swapping cookies a fun and relaxing day for some of our favourite women. The cookie exchange party was really wonderful and we wanted to share with you some of the things we did to help it come together. [Read more…]