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Here are just a few holiday cookie recipes that will make an impression.
December 6, 2018

The Best Holiday Cookies to Feature at Your Open House

by The CE Shop Team

Attract More Leads With the Best Treats

Thanks to the holiday season, we get a whole month of sweets, treats, and homemade delicacies. There’s no better time to take advantage of the baking season and pass along some goodies - especially at an open house! If you want to provide a mouthwatering treat for your potential clients (one that won't leave a mess around the house you’re trying to sell), below are a few holiday cookie recipes that will leave a lasting impression in their memory but not on your floors.

Peppermint Pattie-Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

Peppermint Cookies
Source: Brandon Bales

Stuffed cookies never disappoint. The added layers will bring extra sweetness and are sure to impress anyone who tries them. Whisk this one up today!

Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is a great traditional holiday treat but a little something extra is added to these shortbread cookies. Get started on this recipe and awe your prospective clients!

Minty Christmas Tree Cutout Cookies

A sugar cookie is in almost everyone’s baking arsenal and it’s hard to venture away from a go-to recipe. This recipe, however, features a new twist on the classic sugar cookie. Try out this recipe and you might find your new favorite!

Eggnog Frosted Chai Snickerdoodle Snowmen

It is winter, after all, and it’s great to incorporate the spices of the season into something you bake. This spicy snowman is something for everyone to enjoy. Start baking this sweet seasonal treat!

Pretzel Linzers With Salted Caramel

An elegant yet simple treat that doubles as a snack and a dessert. This is the perfect combination of sweet and salty to satisfy everyone’s cravings. Be sure to make extras of these as they’ll disappear fast!

What’s more important than the recipe itself is the chance to market yourself. If there’s an opportunity for branding, be sure to take advantage of it. Create custom napkins with your contact information on them, print out the recipes and attach your name to them, or add small gift tags to any packaged cookies with a “from” listed. Make sure that your hard work doesn’t go to waste when they’ve taken your treat but forgotten your name. Adding your contact information somewhere is a sure way to expand your reach when those attendees might share this new delicious recipe with others.

Let us know which recipes worked best for you in the comments below and happy baking!

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