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Baking Gifts for the Holidays


I'm sure someone has mentioned this tip before, but to save money this year, I'm throwing a cookie party for my friends for the holidays. I just don't have the cash to be blowing $50 per person in my life (I usually blow about $1,000 every holiday season), so this is the next best option. I've spent maybe $100 total (including cooking supplies and ingredients) and I'm making a spread of cookies. And, thank goodness, my friends aren't nutty about getting material items for gifts, so it's appreciated all around!

Shared by Cwolf112 on 12/19/08

My aunt told me about a cookie party that had in her office. Everyone brought in their home-made creations and they had an exchange. I believe everyone was allowed to choose half a dozen cookies. Of course, you could change up the amount or even the item being exchanged. Instead of cookies you could do beer. Although, everybody loves cookies!

  • By alegria
  • on 12/22/08 1:33 PM EST

Sounds fun! I'm baking for most of my holiday gifts this year, maybe buying some cheap cute packaging. Everyone really DOES appreciate edible items, esp. if they are homemade!

  • By aliciak
  • on 12/19/08 1:16 PM EST