Cookies For Christmas – Hostess Gift Idea 

Cookies For Christmas – Hostess Gift Idea – The holidays are the perfect time to show your loved ones how much you care. Not by buying gifts, by taking the time to get crafty. Adding your own personal touch and really paying attention to what the receiver will enjoy.

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Cookies For Christmas – Hostess Gift Idea

Friends, the holiday dinners are in full bloom and we often ponder on what we should bring the hostess. This year, baked treats are doing the trick for me. Instead of spending endless hours at the store figuring out what to buy, this year the home-baked cookies are being presented on a plate stand as a hostess gift.

Set the Mood  

Let’s be honest, Christmas is so much more than just gift giving. The joy, the laughter, the wrapping, the FOOD, the gifts (for some), and most of all, the personal touches. Set the mood as you prepare your gifts. You can adjust the lights, bring new smell to the home, or play Christmas carols. The receiver of this plate stand is a big fan of Ree Drummond, better known as the Pioneer Woman. So, I’ve decided to create a plate stand with one of the Pioneer Woman’s plate I purchased from Walmart.

Putting it together

Putting the gift together was quite simple. You will need the following items listed below:


Pioneer Woman plate, from Walmart

Candle Holder, from Walmart

A 5-inch glass plate, from Walmart

Gorilla Glue, from Home Depot

Christmas Box, from the Dollar Store

Cookie Bags, from the Dollar Store

Ribbon Combo Pack, from the Dollar Store

Time to assemble

The plate will not fit on the of the candle holder alone. Properly adjust the 5-inch glass plate on the candle holder. Then place the plate on top of the glass plate. Make sure everything is properly aligned before you apply the glue. Now that everything is set, glue the glass plate to the candle holder. Allow it to set and harden. Apply the Pioneer Woman plate to the candle holder. Allow it to set and harden.

Assemble the plate, candle holder, and 5-inch glass plate. Disclosure: Please excuse the poor lighting on the pictures. The pictures were taken on a gloomy day.

The gift comes together

Ideally, on a beautiful plate stand like this you, of course, would want to put a beautiful cake on it. But today, we are decorating the plate with Christmas cookies.

These cookies are really easy to make. See the recipe below. All you need is 3-5 ingredients.

For the cookies, I made the following below:

Ginger Cookies, which started mainly for the kids

Chocolate Molasses Cookies

Ginger Chocolate Molasses Cookies

Cookies – Disclosure: Please excuse the poor lighting on the pictures. The pictures were taken on a gloomy day.

Place your beautiful Christmas cookies on the plate stand

Making it Pretty 🙂

and wrap them up!

Testing the cookies on the plate 🙂

The final stage

The Finished Product

Enjoy these cookies with this Sweet Monsoon Chai Tea

Sweet Monsoon Chai Tea

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Cast your burden on the Lord, and He will sustain you. Psalm 55:22

Cookies for Christmas

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Cookies For Christmas - Hostess Gift Idea
Easy personalized gift for last-minute shoppers. Perfect gift idea for the hostess you love the mostest!
#Hostess Gift Idea
Course Desserts
Servings
Ingredients
Course Desserts
Servings
Ingredients
#Hostess Gift Idea
Instructions
  1. GINGER COOKIES: Using an electric hand mixer, mix all of the ingredients until it starts to crumble. Refrigerate for 1 hour or more, but no less than 1 hour. Evenly place the cookie dough on a cookie sheet about 1 inch apart, and bake for 12 minutes on 350 degrees. Enjoy!
  2. CHOCOLATE MOLASSES COOKIES: Using an electric hand mixer, mix all of the ingredients until it starts to crumble. Refrigerate for 1 hour (or more depending on your timing, but no less than 1 hour). Evenly place the cookie dough on a cookie sheet about 1 inch apart, and bake for 12 minutes on 350 degrees. Enjoy!
  3. GINGER CHOCOLATE MOLASSES COOKIES: Using the same ingredients and directions above, take 1 scoop of the ginger cookies and 1 scoop of the molasses cookies, place it on the left palm of your hand and use your right hand to roll it into a ball (circular motion clockwise), then lightly flatten the dough. Evenly place the cookie dough on a cookie sheet about 1 inch apart, and bake for 12 minutes on 350 degrees. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Happy Holidays from my family to yours!

10 comments on “Cookies For Christmas – Hostess Gift Idea”

  1. Thank you for sharing. My kids love cookies. No surprise, right? I am always looking for a different recipe or a slight change to a traditional one. Sometimes a little change makes it taste different. I will be trying yours tonight!

    • Hi Yulia! Thank you for reading. Absolutely! My kids love cookies too. I hope you like it. Not very sweet. The butter makes all the difference. Please let me know how you like it. Happy Holidays!

  2. What an awesome gift idea! Your plate stand is so pretty. I love how you used the Christmas box but didn’t feel the need to get a box big enough to completely enclose the stand. It looks great the way you wrapped it!

    • Thank you Kyla! I enjoyed putting this gift is together. The receiver is a big fan of the Pioneer Woman. That was my starting point when I was putting this gift together. Thank you for taking the time to read the post!

  3. I love when people focus on bringing gifts for the hostess. It’s such a hospitable thing to do. Also, I love the Pioneer Woman, so I love the entire concept of your gift.

    • Hi AmberLynn, I do too! I am always appreciative when I receive a hostess gift at one of my gatherings. It adds to the special touch. Thank you for reading! 🙂

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