We’re big fans of DIY gifts (here are 15 edible ideas) but packaging delicate baked goods — especially Christmas cookies — can be tricky business. And after all that effort, wouldn’t it be a shame if they broke into perfectly frosted, sugar-dusted bits?
That’s why we say ditch the tins, and take this tip from our favorite organizing expert, Peter Walsh.
MAKE: Red Velvet Cookies
Empty tin foil and plastic wrap boxes are actually ideal, for stacking cookies in a single, snugly-packed row.
Granted, a giant brand name on the box doesn’t scream Christmas, so be sure to wrap the boxes first in your favorite festive paper.
Tuck some colorful tissue inside, and voila — the ultimate vessel for edible presents.
Now that’s how the cookie (doesn’t) crumble!