Baking and sharing favorite cookies, cakes or baked treats is a most appreciated and thoughtful holiday gift. There is something very rewarding about spending time in the kitchen making traditional or unique recipes and then sharing them when loved ones come to visit.
But really, how can you possibly find the time, especially during this very busy season?
By planning. With just a little forethought, you can get your head around exactly what you want to accomplish and then enjoy the process as well as the joy of the season. I’ve created a holiday baking and gift-giving planner to make it easy for you.
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Getting a handle on Holiday Baking
This baking planner includes a gift-giving list. Begin by writing down those people or families that would really enjoy your delicious treats. Use the bookmarks in your cookbooks and magazines for quick reference. With your recipes chosen, prepare a shopping list. Then, schedule baking days on the December calendar page.
Even though the month can be hectic, with clear ideas as to what you will bake, how much and who for, you will save much time and be more productive. More than likely, you will be making big batches. Use the helpful baking cheat sheet for doubling a recipe.
More than just a planner
This holiday baking planner will help you to truly make this the most wonderful time of the year. Not only will it help you stay perfectly organized, you can keep your plans and food-gifts looking extra pretty. The planner is full of printables that will make your baked goods look festive and beautiful for the recipient.
Dazzle your favorite people with delicious food gifts presented in a special way.
Tuck in the recipe, wrap up and tie on a matching gift tag.
If you love to send family updates with your holiday greeting, you will find a page just for using as a newsletter.
Handmade gifts are the best kind, particularly when they’re edible. They’re so much more personal, and no one can resist a homemade treat from your oven, especially when these gourmet goodies are prettily packaged.
A large part of Christmas fun is getting together with family and friends. Plan a cookie exchange with neighbors for both an evening of conversation with the added bonus of sharing fabulous cookie treats and collecting new recipes.
Use the Cookie Exchange Invitations to send to your guests and include a recipe card for them to fill out and bring to the party.
Decorate your own dessert table with matching framed prints and set out a basket with blank recipe cards.
Holiday Baking and Gift-Giving Planner
All you need is here in this ultimate Holiday baking planner. It includes:
- December calendar
- Baking schedule
- Blank 2018 Page
- Shopping List
- 3 x 5-inch recipe cards
- 4 x 6- inch recipe cards
- Newsletter Page
- 3 Greeting Cards
- 9 Gift Tags
- 4 bookmarks
- Large Merry Christmas Print for framing
- 4 x 6-inch Merry Christmas print for framing
- Cookie exchange invitation
- How to double a recipe Cheat sheet
- Baked Treats for Gifts list planner
Holiday Baking and Gift-Giving Planner
This planner is a 20 page digital PDF that you can instantly download. Print the pages at home or at an (online) print shop such as Staples or Office Depot.
The Holiday Baking and Gift-Giving Planner is all you need to take the stress away and stay perfectly organized this holiday season. Schedule what you will make as you plan your December food gift plans, then wrap them up and attach lovely, matching gift tags or greeting cards.
Use the invitations to plan a Cookie Exchange party with beautiful recipe cards and prints to frame. Get your December calendar, Baking schedule, Shopping list, Recipe Cards, Newsletter Page, Greeting Cards, Gift-Giving Tags, Bookmarks, Cookie Exchange Invitations, and How-To Double a Recipe Cheat Sheet and make it all easy and pretty!