Cookie bar wedding favors are a trendy, new way to sweeten up your wedding reception. For centuries, a meaningful tradition in Italy is to prepare a cookie table for all to enjoy. Women on both sides of the bride and groom's families bake and freeze cookies for months leading up to the big day. Finally on the wedding day, the wedding cookie table is complete with thousands of Italian wedding cookies creating a delicious favor wedding gift for each guest. Today, many American brides are adopting this same tradition.
If you are looking for a unique, fun tradition to have at your wedding reception, a cookie table just might be the answer. Make sure to include some of the traditional wedding cookies such as Mexican wedding cookies, lady locks, biscotti, and thumbprints.
Stylish and unusual presentation is key to impressive cookie bar wedding favors. You not only want decorated wedding cookies to taste delicious, but you also want the cookie table to be an exquisite part of the reception décor. Strive to make everything look as good as it tastes by doing everything possible to set the stage for fun. Many choose to design their cookie bar with one color while mixing different types of cookies. Others prefer to infuse complimentary colorful treats together to offer a host of reasons to bring people together. Here you will find well designed groupings of cookies surrounded by dazzling decorative elements to capture the mood and spirit of the reception.
Romantic with a touch of rustic.
The overall feeling is relaxed, but elegant. With cookies arranged neatly in rows, guests can easily serve themselves and discuss the sweetness at hand.
Mix rustic and cookies.
Here, the milk and cookies simply adds to the overall fun factor. From crates to washtubs, virtually every detail is featuring the key design element.
Cookies tend to be neutral in color. Use the quiet splendor of neutral as your source of inspiration when pulling together your cookie bar.
We go together like milk and cookies.
Reinvent the concept of the cookie bar by looking at the unusual space in a different light. These enduring cookie jars mix and match beautifully with the rustic style.
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Love is sweet.
The final stop should include a little something sweet for guests to take home. The pretty bags make it special, but of course the real treat is the cookie.
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We love the combination of using different geometric shapes to present cookies. Round cookies on a square display keeps the presentation interesting while the ribbon and flowers add detail.
Glass lends grace and elegance to this outdoor setting. There are as many choices of stemware sizes and shapes as there are cookies to fill them.
When the groom loves cookies.
A cookie bar created especially because the groom loves cookies makes all the extra time and attention well worth the effort. Everything included echoes the rustic theme.
Aside from being a table full of yummy cookies, this buffet is also a beautiful decorative statement. It's not only a wonderful way to serve cookies, it's a fabulous excuse to show off your creativity.
The relaxed atmosphere and casual serving style of this cookie presentation is tastefully simple. The flowers and rustic sign add perfectly to the simplicity.
A rustic affair.
Dream cookie bar wedding favors don't just happen, they're planned. Filled with unique and thoughtful touches that are not only special, but also quite stylish.
Cookies for the road.
This unique sign lets guests know that these cookies are meant to be enjoyed immediately. Set the cookie bar wedding favors near the exit with various bags or boxes for guests to grab for the ride home.
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Offering guests a taste of the Groom's favorite cookie will make a big impression. Labeling it will let everyone know of a special sweet tooth weakness.
Sweetness in the bag.
Cookies displayed in glass containers is clearly a good idea. Of course the cookies look enticing, but the personalized bags are fabulous.
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