What do you put in a cookie basket?

Set the basket in the center of a large piece of colored or clear cellophane or a clear, oversized gift bag. Stuff a few layers of tissue paper on the bottom of the basket as a cushion. Arrange wrapped cookies. Sprinkle foil-wrapped or other colorful candies in the basket.

How do you make a Christmas cookie box?

Here’s how I go about creating the perfect holiday cookie box.

  1. Step One: Choose Your Cookies.
  2. Step Two: Get a Sturdy Box.
  3. Step Three: Gather Cute Packaging and Ribbon.
  4. Step Four: Bake Cookies.
  5. Step Five: Package Everything Up.
  6. Step Six: Ship Your Box Off.

How many cookies do I need for a Christmas cookie tray?

You don’t need to go crazy with the cookies. For a small tray, I like to have 3-5 varieties. For a larger tray, 5-10 varieties is nice. Put at least 6 of each kind of cookie on the tray, and more for a larger tray.

What do you put in Christmas baskets?

Fill your gift basket with pancake mix, chocolate chips, syrup, coffee, hot cocoa mix, and kitchen utensils. Other things you can toss into your gift basket include an apron, dish towels, a mason jar full of tea bags, a blanket, and just about anything thing else you think they’d like.

What can I use as a basket filler?

Choose a gift basket filler. Some examples include shredded newspaper, shredded tissue paper, Easter grass, large pieces of confetti, packing straw or colored foam balls. There is no right or wrong type of filler for a basket. Just choose something you like and/or that you feel matches the contents of the gift basket.

What do you Line cookie boxes with?

Always line cardboard containers with parchment or waxed paper. And you should make sure that cookies have cooled completely before you package them; the steam given off by warm cookies will make them soggy.

How do you wrap cookies in a box?


  1. First, wrap your cookies in plastic wrap.
  2. Next, measure the wrapping paper so it covers the can, end to end.
  3. Cut paper and glue it to the canister.
  4. Trace the lid of the canister with contrasting wrapping paper, and glue paper in place.
  5. Let dry and place cookies inside the container.

How do you arrange Christmas cookie platters?

Tips for Assembling the Perfect Cookie Platter for the Holidays

  1. Include a variety of cookies on your platter:
  2. Go beyond the typical cookie:
  3. Stick to a simple platter:
  4. Get creative with the cookie tray add-ins:
  5. Bakeries can be your friend:
  6. Keep some cookies in the kitchen:
  7. Always include eggnog:

How do you stack cookies on a tray?

If using a rectangular platter, stack the cookies by type in straight lines. If you have a round platter on hand, stack from the center out like rays of sunlight.