During holidays, people like to organize cookie decoration parties. It can be a great occasion to spend some quality time with your family. Moreover, invite your friends to decorate cookies with a wine glass. If you have children, spend time in a warm kitchen with glowing lights and the delicious smell of cookies.
It will be fun to gather your friends and family for a cookie decorating party. You can organize this party once a year. But before anything else, make sure you have all the things you needed such as all the ingredients and finding cookie cutters for your event. For your party, it is time to pull out baking sheets for holiday cookies. To increase the fun of the holiday season, here are some planning tips. These will help you to throw an amazing party.
Shortbread for Party
For your convenience, you can buy premade cookies to save time for other chores at the party. If you want to make them at home, follow the shortbread recipe at McKenzie’s Foods. To increase the fun, you can ask guests to bring sprinkles to decorate cookies. In this way, you will get variety to decorate shortbreads.
Cozy Cocoa Station
By establishing a cocoa station, you can increase cozy feelings at your party. You can make delicious cocoa at home from scratch. Feel free to buy store-bought packets. Moreover, premade cocoa in crockpots is great to increase the availability of hot chocolate.
You can set out different fixing to entertain people, including sprinkles, caramel sauce, whipped cream, marshmallows, and candy canes. These taste great with sweet and hot treats. Moreover, shortbreads go good with hot cocoa. You can also keep Kahlua, Peppermint vodka, and Irish cream.
Funny Snacks for Guests
To make your guests happy, you can set the table with delicious finger foods. Serve vegetables and carrots with ranch because these are healthy for your family. Undoubtedly, shortbreads and chocolate cookies are craveable treats. Some fancy treats are seasonal gingerbreads and oat crackers.
Special Area to Decorate Cookies
For cookie decoration, you can set up a huge table. Remember, this space is suitable for decoration. Use a plastic tablecloth or butcher paper to cover the table to make cleaning easy. Certainly, your guests will have fun while decorating cookies. You should arrange lots of bowls and knives to spread frosting. Make sure to put these things on a table:
- Christmas sprinkle shapes and mixes
- Cookie cutters
- Icing eyes
- Edible pearls, nonpareils, and jimmies
- Edible icing premade decorations
- Trays, bags or boxes to transport decorated cookies to guests
- Ramekins or small bowls to display sprinkles
- Parchment paper liners of silicone
- Disposable bags
- Drinks and snacks
- Paper towels and tablecloths for guests
You can choose 3 – 4 cookie cutters to compliment your theme. Choose cookie cutters that need basic decorations, such as gingerbread cookie cutter, candy canes, snowflakes, etc. Moreover, icing eyes, jimmies and sanding sugar are suitable options for decoration.
After a party, you can allow your guests to take cookies home with them. They will love to enjoy these special treats at home. For this reason, you should arrange small boxes, tissue paper or parchment paper to keep between cookies.