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    • Dust Pan Cookies

      Several years ago, when I was still in the Craft Show scene, I made about 25 batches of cookies and created these lovely Dustpan Cookie Gifts. I was shocked at how fast they sold, they were a big hit. Here are the directions and free printable tags for this simple yet useful novelty gift idea.

      You'll Need:

      • Batch of Freshly Baked Cookies (or if you're in a pinch, some store-bought holiday cookies)
      • Brand New Dustpan (Dollar Store Dustpans are perfect), washed & Dried.
      • Cellophane (any color)
      • Ribbons

      Attach a Tag with the following Poem:
      While baking you some cookies,
      there was a knock at the door,
      as I jumped to answer it,
      the pan fell to the floor.

      I stood among the cookie crumbs,
      wondering what to do,
      when I saw my broom leaning against the wall,
      and suddenly I knew!

      I bent and swept them up as quickly as I could,
      and rushed them to your door just like a good friend should.
      By Liss Burnell

      OR

      I was in a hurry,
      'Cuz time was running out.
      I'd baked a batch of cookies for you,
      And when I turned about,
      I saw they'd fallen on the floor.
      It made me want to shout!
      How could this happen at this time,
      When time was running out.
      I couldn't throw them in the trash.
      Whatever could I do!
      I quickly swept them in this pan,
      And rushed them off to you.
      (Original author unknown)

      Or

      I was baking some cookies
      When they dropped on the floor.
      So I scooped them right up
      And rushed them to your door!
      Merry Christmas From Our House To Yours!
      (Original author unknown)
      Arrange the cookies on a New Dustpan, cover with Cellophane & a bow, attach one of the poems listed above. This makes a super cute gift for anyone with a sense of humor.


      Comments 4 Comments
      1. Winddove's Avatar
        Winddove -
        I really like this idea. Most of my friends know my life is laced with humor - so this will work nicely. *-) Thank you!
      1. Mrsbear's Avatar
        Mrsbear -
        I think this is something I could manage very well. Thanks for a great idea.
      1. Wrinkleyold's Avatar
        Wrinkleyold -
        Cute! I'll be using this, for sure!
      1. Wrinkleyold's Avatar
        Wrinkleyold -
        This is so cute! I'll be using this for sure!


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