It is no doubt that baking is an essential component of the holiday spirit. Cookies of all sorts of flavors and sizes make great gifts for family and friends! Paired with a hot holiday beverage of your choice (my personal favorite is peppermint mocha), cookies are guaranteed to capture the essence of the winter festivities.
A few years ago I decided to give all my close friends and classmates little goodie bags full of customized cookies and little treats. I had already bought presents for my best friends but I really wanted to share the holiday joy with more people. What better way then to make batches and batches of cookies and then spend all night decorating them? I had always been interested in baking but never really got around to trying it until then. That evening, I spent hours mixing, molding, cutting, baking, and decorating. I also made chocolate Santas and Snowmen to place on the cookies for extra decoration!
I used a standard sugar cookie mix from my girl Betty Crocker
For decoration, I opted for red and green icing that came with special tips for piping intricate designs and Christmas themed sprinkles (of course!)
After I finished the cookies, I placed them in little personalize goodie bags! This is a fun and simple way to share a little holiday joy with your loved ones 🙂