Here’s a short post on a fun Thanksgiving treat for your family get-together next week, because who could turn down cookies, even if there is pie?
I put a little twist on the Gratitude Wreath Cookie I made last year with my kids, and created this Gratitude Tree platter. It’s sort of like a family tree…the family shares their gratefulness on the cookies and then said family eats them. I came up with the idea from inspiration by CookieCrazie and her Autumn Tree set (which is amazing!), and that reminded me of the flowering tree platter I made last spring for Earth Day. See how the cookie ideas sort of influence one another and morph into something new? It’s hard to keep track of who originally came up with what, but in the end, it’s all really just deliciousness anyway.
For my tree, I kept it super simple. Easy sanding sugar leaves for an accent…
to go with the smooth iced leaves, ready for messages of gratitude. Use a food writer and gather the gang around to pen their notes of thanks.
I added a tree trunk, and the extra cookies were practice for piping letters with my new KopyKake. I love that machine. I’ve named her Mabel, if you’d like to know. We will have a wonderful Christmas together, me and Mabel.
Build your platter like so, bask in the abundance of thanks, and share with those around you.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving of gratitude!