3 Socially Distanced Cookie Swap Alternatives

It’s cookie swap season, but due to the pandemic, you might want to keep the in-person “swapping” to a minimum. Don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered. Here’s some ideas to help maintain social distancing while still keeping up with the baking tradition.

Leave cookies on a doorstep

For your friends, family and neighbors, you can still deliver cookies in a tin or other container but consider leaving it on their doorstep, so you maintain your distance.

Send a cookie recipe mix in a jar

Whether on the doorstep or in the mail, put dry ingredients together in a jar and deliver it to loved ones so that they can make the cookies on their own. All they’ll need get are the wet ingredients. Try this recipe for chocolate peanut butter oatmeal cookies.

Host a cookie baking video call

Gather your loved ones together virtually for a cookie baking video call. Designate a host who sends out the recipe in advance, and then bake along and watch as you all create a batch of cookies on your own while still being together through video chat. You can repeat as many times as you and your loved ones desire so that everyone gets a chance to show off their cookie recipe.

Check out these delicious cookie recipes for inspiration:

Pumpkin peanut butter cookies

Soft peanut butter cookies with maple glaze

Vegan peanut butter monster cookies

Flourless, triple peanut butter cookies

Cottage cookies

No-bake monster cookie balls

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