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Cookie Baking Gift Set: What to Include

Updated on November 6, 2010

Are you looking for a fun gift idea for someone who enjoys eating and cooking? Are you looking for something more creative than a store-bought gift basket that includes a combination of different kinds of snacks and cooking tools? If the person you’re shopping for has a sweet tooth and enjoys baking, consider putting together a cookie baking gift set.

Creating a cookie baking gift set isn’t difficult and it doesn’t have to be expensive. Actually, assembling your own food gift sets is usually less expensive than purchasing store bought gift sets or baskets.

You can put together a cooking baking gift set with just a few items, or you can create an elaborate gift package that contains a wide variety of cookie baking supplies. Either way, the lucky gift recipient is sure to be thrilled with the gift.

Ideas for What to Include in a Cookie Baking Gift Set

Do it yourself gift baskets are fun gifts that allow you to create completely custom gifts for anyone on your shopping lists. When you decide to go with a cookie baking gift set, the possibilities are virtually endless. You can hand pick items that your friend, colleague or relative is likely to enjoy and put them together in an attractive package that is appropriate for the occasion you are marking with the gift.

Recommended Items

There are many options for items that can be included in a cookie baking gift set. A few items that you may want to consider include:

  • Airtight containers
  • Almond extract
  • Bags of dried fruit
  • Bags of nuts
  • Baking powder
  • Chocolate chips
  • Cookie cookbook
  • Cookie cutters
  • Cookie jar
  • Cookie mixes
  • Cookie sheets
  • Cookie tins
  • Cooling racks
  • Flour
  • Mixing bowls
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Peanut butter
  • Rolling pins
  • Serving trays
  • Spatulas
  • Sugar sprinkles
  • Vanilla extract
  • Wax paper

Cookie Baking Gift Sets: A Thoughtful Gift Idea

Giving this type of gift can be a great way to show that you are a thoughtful gift giver. A custom gift set can show that you really considered consider the recipient’s personal preferences and took the time to assemble a gift just for him or her.

When you give a cookie gift basket to someone that you see on a regular basis, you just might find that you’ll have an opportunity to benefit from the gift yourself. After all, when the recipient decides to put the gift set to good use and bake a batch of homemade cookies, there’s a good chance that you’ll have an opportunity to sample the results!


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    pmccray 7 years ago from Utah

    These are the gifts that keep on giving. I have prepared these types of gift baskets for years. Cooking containers are very cheap fill them with cookies and you've got a unique gift that family and friends can enjoy throughout the holiday. Never thought about your ideas above, these are very personal and thoughtful. Voted up, marked useful, awesome and shared. Thank you so much for sharing.