Christmas Cookie Exchange Party For Kids


Several Christmas traditions never go out of style- and one of those is for sure a cookie exchange party!  Who would pass up the chance to bring their own cookies and get to try a few dozen others!?  I love how Auntie Bea’s Bakery set up the dessert table as a Cookie Exchange, but had a little twist on the party, letting the kids decorate their own gingerbread house cookies.  Instead of your regular drinks, she had a Hot Cocoa bar with all the fixins’!  The mugs are just the cutest, and I am sure the cookies tasted delish!  Each guest got to take home a box of their own mix of cookies, and the label on them, “Cookies for Home,” is just perfect for it.IMG_3904e IMG_3845e IMG_3807e IMG_3806e IMG_3800e IMG_3786e IMG_3811e IMG_3813e IMG_3814e

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Auntie Bea’s Bakery said:  When I think of Christmas, I think of sweets. When I think of sweets I think of COOKIES, lots of COOKIES! Growing up, Christmas was always about baking, gathering in the kitchen, laughing and having a good time, and then getting to share our treats with friends and family. This is what I wanted my party to be, a gathering of friends and family sharing joy and love… and cookies.
When it came to the party itself, I chose a Cookie Exchange party so everyone could share their favorite Christmas cookies and treats. Everyone brought enough cookies to eat and take some home as well. So all the mommies could visit and share, I set up a Cookie Decorating Table and a Hot Cocoa Bar for the girls. Cookie decorating was a big hit, the girls loved making their own gingerbread house cookie (and then eating it)!
I wanted this mommy & daughter party to be bright and cheery! I brought in pops of lime green with traditional red and white. For décor, all I could think about was sweets! Cookies, peppermints, gumballs, lollipops, gumdrops, everything sweet! My friend Glory and I made candy trees made of gumdrops and gumballs. I adorned the backdrop with a cookie cutter wreath I made from Christmas cookie cutters. Everything was very simple but very sweet!
Decorated Cookies, Cake Pops and Styling:  Auntie Bea’s Bakery

Photography, Candy and Lollipop Trees and Hot Cocoa Cookies:  Glorious Treats
Printed Goods:  Swish Printables

Coconut Macaroons:  Sugar Lillie Bakery

Gingerbread man S’Mores:  Kimberly’s Kitchen
Gable Boxes:  BPR Boxshop
Cookie Cutters and Sprinkles:  Karen’s Cookies 
Cookie Exchange Party For Kids



  1. Beth Clarke says:

    Wow! That is one party I’d love to attend. Gorgeous cookies, pictures, and children. One suggestion – take the apostrophe off of fixins. You just mean more than one.

  2. Love this! So many amazing cookies :)

  3. Amazing!!!! I want to go to this party!!!