Holiday Cookie Exchange Equals Happiness All Around

Are you hosting a cookie exchange this year? I love cookies just about anytime, but there’s nothing like the holiday season to make you want to bake up your favorites and share with friends and family alike. ‘Tis the season of giving after all! I’ve been looking around for inspiration and found plenty, click through the gallery below for lots of great cookie party ideas, inspirations, invitations, printables, and of course a few sweet tooth satisfying recipes too! Get started with those delectable looking Butter Cookies With Eggnog Cream Cheese Icing from the great minds over at White On Rice Couple.

  • Spritz Blossoms 1 of 20
    Spritz Blossoms
    These butter cookies are as pretty as can be, perfect for passing around to neighbors and friends.
    Recipe here from Better Homes and Gardens
  • Gingerbread Sugar Cubes 2 of 20
    Gingerbread Sugar Cubes
    How delightful are these?! Gingerbread men sugar cubes would be perfect for coffee or tea at your party.
    Super simple details here from La Receta de Felicidad
  • The How-To 3 of 20
    The How-To
    Get the full breakdown on how to host a successful cookie exchange on this post, from how many cookies you'll need to how to get a proper head count. it's all here!
    Via Creative Cooking Corner
  • Cookie Exchange Printable Party Kit 4 of 20
    Cookie Exchange Printable Party Kit
    Everything you need from invitations to decorations, find it right here!
    Printables via Ellinee
  • Spatula Invite 5 of 20
    Spatula Invite
    Make cute and clever tags like these, attach to a spatula and give as invites.
    Inspiration via Evolution of Style
  • Chocolate Gingerbread! 6 of 20
    Chocolate Gingerbread!
    Two of my favorite holiday flavors merge in this yummy sounding cookie!
    Get the details here from Good Life Eats
  • Kids Cookie Party Printables 7 of 20
    Kids Cookie Party Printables
    Throwing a party for kids? Tons of printables and great ideas here!
    Details here from Hostess With The Mostess
  • Cookie Party Printables 8 of 20
    Cookie Party Printables
    Love the printables found here and giving a cookie cutter as a favor is such a good idea!
    Details here from Joy Ever After
  • Picture Perfect Party 9 of 20
    Picture Perfect Party
    This pretty party makes me swoon. Everything looks positively edible!
    See all the details here from Message Of Love
  • Kiss Pies 10 of 20
    Kiss Pies
    These cute cookies are suprisingly simple and look super impressive too!
    Details here from Picky Palate
  • All The Inspiration You’ll Need! 11 of 20
    All The Inspiration You'll Need!
    Pottery Barn always puts on a pretty table, this one is no exception!
    Lots of inspiration plus a printable invite here from Pottery Barn
  • Chocomint Blossoms 12 of 20
    Chocomint Blossoms
    Ever since they debuted, those peppermint Kisses have been kryptonite to me! Here's a holiday take on a cookie classic.
    Find this recipe over at Better Homes and Gardens
  • PIstachio Orange Crescent Cookies 13 of 20
    PIstachio Orange Crescent Cookies
    These look pretty decadent to me!
    Recipe details here from Good Life Eats
  • Cookie Party Printable Invite 14 of 20
    Cookie Party Printable Invite
    In the shape of a recipe card, this easy printable invite is sweet in all the right spots.
    Get it here from Pottery Barn Kids
  • Snowflake Sugar Cookie Centerpiece 15 of 20
    Snowflake Sugar Cookie Centerpiece
    Here's an edible centerpiece that's sure to make a statement!
    Full tutorial for this cookie tree from The Etsy Blog
  • Classic Gingerbread 16 of 20
    Classic Gingerbread
    Though not cut into shapes in this photo, you can do just that with this classic recipe. Try poking a hole in the top with a straw and then hanging on your tree!
    Recipe here from Food Network
  • Stage Your Display 17 of 20
    Stage Your Display
    Pretty much everything you need to know and some good inspiration too.
    Details here from Good Housekeeping
  • Cookie Party For Kids 18 of 20
    Cookie Party For Kids
    Here's a darling cookie party for the littles complete with tiny aprons to boot. So fun!
    Details here from Jenny Cookies
  • Packaging Station 19 of 20
    Packaging Station
    This is a good idea, stage a packaging station to make things easier for your guests to carry out.
    Details here, thanks Martha Stewart!
  • Pretty Packaging 20 of 20
    Pretty Packaging
    Mmmm... yummy treats on this post and great packaging inspiration too!
    Inspiration via The Cake Blog

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