Girls Night Christmas Cookie Exchange

Gingerbread Men Hot Cocoa Bar with Assorted Garnishes
A few weeks ago I was happy to have a cookie exchange with a few girlfriends. The theme was gingerbread men houses and lots of peppermints! Classic colors green, red and some brown. Each girl brought 3 dozen cookies, one to taste and two for everyone to take home. We had assorted cookies such as chocolate drizzled shortbread, honey lavender madeleines, gingerbread snaps and peppermint bark among others. There was a hot cocoa bar with many add ins such as chocolate dipped marshmallows, peppermint sticks, butterscotch and peppermint schnapps. At the end of the night after lots of laughs each lady left with a bakery box filled  two dozen cookies along with a Christmas tea towel wrapped inside a glassine bag. It was a fun way to get the girls together and everyone left with some treats to share with family and friends along with some new cookie recipes.
Peppermint Chocolate Bark
Garnish Ripple Cups and Kraft Loaf mold
with Meri Meri Gingerbread men and Soft Peppermint Sticks
Garnish wooden spoons dipped in chocolate and topped with peppermints
Gingerbread House Display with Peppermint Candy Snow
Cookie Exchange Invitation by Meri Meri, Decorated Bakery Boxes and Chocolate drizzled shortbread
Classic Christmas Paper Garland and Sweet Georgia Sweet Ribbon Kissing Ball
Hostess wearing a custom Nikki in Stitches headband and Apron
Garnish Ripple Cups topped with Gingerbread men
Painted Vintage Suitcase with Gifts for the Guests
Custom sign by SugarTots Designs
Polka Dot Market Christmas Tea Towels, Edible Details custom
gingerbread men Milk Shots, Honey Lavender Madeleines and
Cocoa Bar Add Ins
SugarTots Designs custom Cocoa banner for Cocoa Bar
I hope you enjoyed this little party and maybe you’ll get a few ideas for your Christmas Celebrations!

7 thoughts on “Girls Night Christmas Cookie Exchange

  1. December 20, 2011 at 8:26 am

    I love the little suitcase with the cute banner. Love it all! I hope you will link up this week to the CSI Project. It is Cookie Exchange parties and ideas.

    http://www.thecsiproject.com

    Merry Christmas!
    Dee, the CSI Girl

  2. December 20, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Love it! So fun! Those little gingerbread man are so cute!

  3. December 20, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    Love this!!! What a great looking party. So happy to see my kissing ball made a cute addition. :)

    -Bethany

  4. December 21, 2011 at 3:35 am

    beautiful.

  5. December 21, 2011 at 9:34 am

    I love every details! Spectacular…as always!!
    XOXO

  6. December 24, 2011 at 9:04 am

    This is so beautiful!!! all the details!!! Please come and link it up here… http://www.bubblynaturecreations.com/2011/12/project-party-weekend-come-link-up-your.html

    -Rachel

  7. May 26, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Who made the gingerbread houses? They are stinkin’cute!

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