As guests arrive have them place their cookies on a platter or in a box you have set up in your display area.
Place copies of the recipes along side each cookie.
Enjoy some holiday music, delicious food and each other’s company.
Then, each person takes their large container they brought with them and walks around the table and takes their fair share of cookies, whether it is 1/2 dozen of each type or 1 dozen of each type.
Everyone goes home with a great assortment of home-baked cookies for the holiday season! And all they had to do is bake one kind!
After all is said and done, you may have just started a wonderful holiday tradition! Twists to this idea are endless. You could have a group of mothers and daughters get together. Or a group of coworkers could get together after work one evening. Or perhaps a set of neighbors joining forces on a Saturday afternoon.
Regardless of who or where, the idea of “many hands make light work” surely applies when it comes to a cookie exchange!
Guidelines for storing, packing and mailing cookies