I came home to the most wonderful surprise today! One of my very closest friends and neighbor, Maria, left a wonderful treat on my kitchen table – a holiday giving plate filled with the most scrumptious cookies! Yummy cookies aside – the plate is the most lovely thing ever!

Holiday Sharing Plate - pass it on

So here is the how it works

  1. You bake some delicious cookies or other treats
  2. Fill the plate up
  3. Write a nice note
  4. Surprise your friend with this wonderful treat
  5. Tell them to enjoy the treat then pass it on

Here are the issues – First, I ate an awful lot of cookies today. Second, I don’t want to give the plate away!

Here is how you can make your own Holiday Giving Plate (courtesy of Maria!)

A close up of a doughnut on a plate, with Cookie

Step One – Purchase a super cute plain white plate, platter or bowl – this was microwave and dishwasher safe – you want something you can bake in the oven (this one is from World Market – click here)

Step Two – Using ceramic paints, write your cute message on the plate

Step Three – Let dry for 24 hours

Step Four – Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

Step Five – Write a nice little note to put with the treat!

cookie sharing noteCheck out some other super cute and easy DIY holiday gifts

Quick and easy DIY holiday gifts!


Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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  1. love this idea! Kind of like a chain letter but with a much better purpose 🙂 it’s also a great motivator to get baking (and it’s not against the rules to keep some of the goods that you bake, is it?)

  2. Is the paint food safe glass paint ? And where did u purchase it if it is? I can’t find food safe glass paint anywhere.