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Norma Asks:

November 3, 2010 by Becky Becky

Q I have a family that lives 2,400 miles away, and would like to send home-baked treats at Christmas. What will ship well and stay fresh?

- Norma


What a wonderful surprise it will be to receive your special package! Bars, drop cookies and candies all travel well, and are your best bet to ensure your heartfelt message arrives in all its splendor.

Holiday Candy Cookie Bites in festive holiday mini-muffin papers are sure to be welcome. Black Forest Oatmeal Drops combine chocolate and cherries for a chewy, delicious treat. Peanut Butter Cookie Fudge is an interesting twist on an all-time favorite candy. Send two or three varieties for an instant holiday cookie tray. Check our link on shipping cookies and homemade treats for helpful tips and a list of other treats well-suited to shipping.

You could also include a holiday letter with a picture of you with all your goodies before they're packaged -- a fun way to remind them of the care and love inside their box!

Happy Baking!

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