There is an organization here, at the university, for the dental wives. I am a bit anti-social so I haven't really been involved thus far. I have gotten to know a couple of the other wives and one of them was in charge of getting people to bake goods for the bake sale. I guess they were having trouble getting volunteers, so I started feeling a little guilty after the third or fourth email. I really should be better at being involved. And they are trying to raise money to make blankets for sick children (or something like that). I caved and called her today to tell her I could bake something.
The treats needed to be individually wrapped and each bag had to be worth a dollar. I am just glad I don't have to sit at the table and sell them because what I think is worth a dollar and what someone else thinks is worth a dollar, might be very different. I decided to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and sugar cookies, with orange frosting, of course. I tried to make them festive without being cheesy. (I always feel cheesy next to these professional people) I am pretty happy with how they turned out. I think they look like fall, but maybe a little simple and elegant? Yeah, that's a question.
I originally wanted to use raffia but couldn't find any and now I am kind of glad. I like how the crochet string worked out and maybe I will use the rest to crochet a doily later (sarcasm, not really). I used the fold over kind of sandwich bags and printed out some little tags on my computer with my NEW font and some card stock.
Although I am not sharing a new recipe today, I thought I'd share this in case someone needs an idea for individually wrapped cookies for a dental wives bakes sale. :) Or maybe something else. Maybe it will inspire you to create something even better and awesomer. Or maybe it will inspire you to have a bake sale. :)
You'd pay a dollar for one of these bags, right? Right?