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7 kinds of cookies arranged in a cookie gift box.
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How to Create the Ultimate Cookie Box

Learn how to create the ultimate cookie gift box for your family and friends! It makes the perfect hostess or thank you gift!
Prep Time1 hr
Active Time20 mins
1 hr
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cookie box, cookie box, cookie box gift, how to make a cookie box gift
Yield: 1 cookie box
Author: Sam Adler
Cost: $25


Assemble the box

  • 1 large but shallow box
  • Parchment paper or crinkle paper any color
  • 6 cookie recipes homemade or storebought
  • ribbon different size and color
  • festive napkins for layering
  • cupcake holders for layering


  • Take the box or tin you are using and layer it with a layer of parchment or crinkle paper.
  • Group the cookies together to stack and tie them with the different ribbon. Start adding the cookies either on their side or right side up to the corners. Then place a cookie stack in the middle for a focal point.
  • Fill in the gaps with more cookies or candies/treats. Use pretty napkins or cupcake liners to layer the cookies on top of to add dimension.
  • Keep going and rearranging until you are happy with how it looks, theres no wrong way to do this!


Any homemade or store bought cookies work here.
To deliver this as a gift, wrap the box in cellophane and tie with ribbon.