Tips & tricks to make sure your cookies arrive INTACT and FRESH!
– A sturdy box – A metal cookie tin – Packing material, like peanuts or bubble wrap – Parchment paper Plus, your COOKIES and any nice ribbon, etc. that you want to include.
First, we need to choose the best cookies for shipping. Those would be sturdy cookies, like a chocolate chip or oatmeal. Trying to ship delicate cookies will only end in disappointment.
Bar cookies, brownies and blondies are also great options. As you are baking, or choosing what to bake, select the sturdier cookies for mailing to friends and family.
- Make sure the packaging is food safe. - Pack cookies in small bundles or pairs. Combine like flavors together, keep strong flavored items (like peppermint) away from items with subtler flavors.
- Wrap cookies in plastic wrap. - Place heavier cookies on the bottom of the tin. - Fill box with peanuts or crumpled newspaper to cushion cookie tin.