Needs Some Idea's

Baking By mishlove Updated 31 Jul 2009 , 8:22pm by luv2bake6

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mishlove Posted 30 Jul 2009 , 11:15pm
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My Son's Speech and Ocupational Therapy is over next week, and I wanted to make the 2 teachers some cookies. Can you ladies help me on some ideas on what to make like what shape and what to say on them.

Thanks so much


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cookie_fun Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 2:17am
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I'm completely drawing a blank. Are there some "trademark" type things associated with occupational or speech therapy that you may know of?
I suppose you could always do flowers or summer themed cookies with a "Thanks!" cookie in there.
Sorry I couldn't be more help.

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GeminiRJ Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 12:10pm
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You can never go wrong with simple cookies like flowers (as suggested by cookie fun), or smiley faces in bright colors. Make them on sticks for a cookie bouquet, and you've got a special treat that shows you put some thought and effort into the gift. If you go with a bouquet, find a pot you really like (or paint a clay pot any way you like) and use it as inspiration for the cookies. Let us all know what you come up pictures!

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auntbeesbaking Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 12:27pm
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Taking off on GeminiRJ's reply, you could paint your son's handprints on the clay pot. That would be a nice keepsake for them. As a former teacher, I really treasured those types of gifts! I still have some of the cards that were made for me. icon_rolleyes.gif

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luv2bake6 Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 4:26pm
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As was suggested, i would definately make a bunch of 'thank you' cookies (shape is your choice) and make a bouquet. That's what i did for my childrens' teachers at the end of the school year and they were very well received.

I think gemini's idea to find a pot first and then use that as the inspirationg for your cookies, is brilliant. I often find myself taking too much time trying to find the perfect vessel to hold my already decorated cookies (hard to find color and theme matches). Thanks Gemini!!

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mishlove Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 6:48pm
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Thank you so much, I will do a small bouquet for each of them. Not sure which shape I am going to do yet. I will post as soon as they are done.

U Ladies R Great


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luv2bake6 Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 8:22pm
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flower shapes are the way to go and you could make leaf shapes to stick into the bouquets as fillers. Or you could make star shaped cookies. Or hearts

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