Now that Cookie Week is over it’s time for one last post: Packaging Holiday Cookies. I love handing out homemade goodies during the holidays, but it can be a struggle to come up with interesting presentation. I’ve used pretty plates but I like the idea of a package rather than just a plate of cookies. This year I decided I would put some work in and figure out a few different packaging methods. Of course you can use these ideas to spark your own, but if you want to do the same or similar packaging I’m including a list of materials for each example. Pop your email in the box below and I’ll send you the sheet of free printable tags I designed for this post!
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I had to start with Halloween because it’s the perfect time for treats! For this simple but fun design I started with a white paper lunch bag. First I cut out my “No tricks, Just Treats” tag and picked out a sheet of scrapbook paper that I liked to frame it. Cut the scrapbook paper about 1/4″ larger on the height and width than the tag then stick the tag onto it with double sided tape. I also used the double sided tape to stick the whole tag onto the front of the paper bag. Fold the top over to the desired height and punch two holes in the top for the bow. Fill your bag with candy or cookies and tie it shut with some natural jute twine and colored baker’s twine.
Mariposa Matstack (scrapbook paper) – this is the one I used for these tags
Baker’s Twine – or other decorative string