The Men's Cookie Exchange
Arbor Heights Elementary School
We celebrated our fourth annual
December 20, 2000 with Leon Redbone and Alvin and the Chipmunks providing great holiday
music. In this festive atmosphere we exchanged our new creations,
stretched a few personal envelopes, and just had a great time. Below are
glimpses of a few moments we hope will brighten your holidays! Happy
New Year! - Robert, David, Doug, Mark, Keith, and Dave
Lake Stickney Elementary in Mukilteo, WA:
also baked in 1999!
1999 Exchange at Arbor Heights
1998 Exchange at
Find out how many men want to
bake cookies. This is important! The bakers need to know how
many to bake for.
Decide on a date and time for
Bake your cookies! Make one
dozen for each guy in the exchange. Be careful about how you
count! You only need to bake for the other guys, so don't count
Arrange your cookies on nice,
festive-looking plates. Colored plastic wrap and ribbon are optional here,
When the day arrives, arrange to
meet and share your creations! You'll be going home with lots of great
Miscellaneous tips and
Bars are also just fine.
Make copies of your recipe to
share with the other bakers.
Don't skimp on ingredients - use
butter, for goodness sake.
Spouses and significant others
are NOT allowed to do your baking!
Obviously, no Chips Ahoy, Slice
'n Bake, etc.
No Martha Stewart recipes.
Each guy bring an extra dozen to
leave out for the rest of the staff to enjoy.
Let us know if
you had a Men's Cookie Exchange at your school! Or send us a link from your
a real nice page of recipes from Derry Lyons of the Kent School
District. Thanks, Derry!
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