Baby Shower Cookie Favors
Top Tips for Baby Shower Cookie Favors!
Before you make any decisions at all regarding favors decide on a theme for your party. It is a really good idea to follow the theme of the party through to the type of favor you give to your guests. If you are planning some party games then add to the fun and have lots of little favors to give out as gifts or prizes!
Baby Shower Cookie Favors! - Ideas
Everyone loves cookies! Baby Shower Cookie Favors are a great favor idea and can be made to match your chosen theme. Using shaped cookie cutters you can easily make Star, Teddy, Duck, Frog or even Bottle shaped cookies to perfectly co-ordinate with your baby shower theme. Wrap the cookie shapes in tissue paper and cover with cellophane. Tie the cellophane with some matching curling ribbon for a stunning favor that is extremely easy and cheap to make. Follow the recipe below to make your own fantastic Baby Shower Cookie favors.
Homemade Baby Shower Cookie Favors! - Recipe
The recipe below can be adjusted depending on your favorite type of cookies. Chocolate chip is a popular choice but you could also make Pecan, Peanut Butter, Honey or even Oatmeal cookies. Why not make a selection of cookies to cater for all your guests tastes?
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Makes: 20 Cookies
Baby Shower Cookie Favors! - Ingredients
You should make these cookies the day before the baby shower as they will only keep for a few days. You will need the following ingredients to make your fantastic Baby Shower Cookie Favors:
- 4½ oz plain flour
- 1 egg
- ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 ½ oz soft butter
- 2 oz soft brown sugar
- 2 oz caster sugar
- 6 oz chocolate chips / chopped pecans / Oatmeal etc
Baby Shower Cookie Favors! - Steps to Follow
Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4.
Grease two baking trays.
Sieve the flour into a large mixing bowl.
Add the sugar, vanilla extract, bicarbonate of soda and butter.
Blend until ingredients are completely mixed together.
Add the egg and your chosen cookie filling e.g. Chocolate Chips.
Blend together until all ingredients are completely mixed together.
Using a spoon, place small lumps of cookie dough (about the size of a golf ball) onto the baking tray, you should have ten cookies on each baking tray.
Don't attempt to flatten out or shape cookies!
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
Leave to stand for 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
Once cool you can cover each cookie in tissue paper and wrap in cellophane.
Tie each wrapped cookie with curling ribbon and place in your baby shower favor basket ready for your guests to enjoy.
Baby Shower Cookie Favors - Ideas for Boxes and Bags!
Once you have decided on the type of favor you want to give your guests think about how you can make them look really attractive - we're talking Favor Boxes and Favor Bags. You can buy boxes or bags but you can also make them yourself. We would recommend making your own bags - they're really easy to make! Bags can be made from any type of material including Cellophane, Metallic, Tissue paper, Organza and Felt. Pretty wrapping paper and stickers can also be used to create bags! Then consider ways of decorating favor bags and favor boxes! Add a souvenir note (made with the same theme as your party invitation) - a lovely personal touch and an immediate way to say "Thank You" to your guests! Add some ribbon or rafia and perhaps some glitter! There are many different types of ribbon, in different widths and colors to give you some great ideas! You can buy curling ribbon, satin ribbon, metallic ribbon and organza ribbon! Beautiful!
Baby Shower Cookie Favors
We hope that this printable, free Baby Shower Cookie Favors will give you some great ideas for having fun during your Baby Shower Party and celebration!