Tips for Hosting a Successful Kids’ Holiday Cookie Party

Hosting a cookie decorating party this year? Read through these tips first so your cookie party goes smoothly. I’ve shared my top cookie decorating ideas, the necessary cookie decorating supplies, and more!

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‘Tis the season for all things holiday baking! I’ve been hard at work over the past week getting organized for the holiday cookie decorating party I hosted last night for my kids and a few of their neighbor friends. I thought it would be a fun activity for them to do as we gear up for our Christmas holiday.


Just like with any event you might host, planning ahead is key. Make a game plan for what you want your cookie party to look like.


– How many kids/families do I want to invite?  – How many kids/families do I want to invite? – Do you want parents to attend or is it a drop off party? – Do you want to decorate cookies or swap already prepared cookies and recipes? – How many types of cookies do you want to offer? – Do you want guests to bring supplies for decorating? – Will you have a set beginning/end time for your party or will it be a drop in open house?


Setting up before your guests arrive will make things more organized, less messy, and a lot more fun. Here are a few tips for easy set up.


1. Bake the Cookies 2. Purchase any store-bought cookies 3. Purchase decorating supplies 4. Make or purchase frosting 5. Line the Table with Butcher Paper

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