Sweet Indulgences: How to Display Cookies at a Wedding

Sweet Indulgences: How to Display Cookies at a Wedding - Cookies in the shape of a wedding dress on plate

Weddings are once-in-a-lifetime events that we can’t go back and repeat. As such, we all want our wedding to be unique and to represent the people involved. Wedding cookies are one excellent way to do this. However, many couples and wedding designers struggle to know how to display cookies at a wedding. 

In this article, we’ll discuss some aspects that deserve consideration, as well as great ideas for how to display cookies at a wedding. Let’s get into it.

Choosing the Perfect Cookie Selection

Before figuring out how to display cookies at a wedding, you need to find cookies that are worthy of display. Here are our top tips for choosing a perfect display’s worth of wedding cookies. 

Choose Cookies That Match Your Wedding’s Theme

With so many excellent options to choose from, it can be difficult to find the appropriate selection for your wedding. One of the best ways to do this is to match the presentation and flavor of your cookies to the theme of your wedding. 

For example, if you have a Hawaiian-themed wedding, you can choose pineapple-flavored cookies iced to look like Hula skirts. Or, if you go for a traditional big white wedding, you can have cookies that are shaped and decorated to resemble wedding clothes.

Heart-shaped cookies decorated like a wedding gown and groom tux

Choose an Array of Wedding Cookies

It’s important to avoid monotony when deciding how to display cookies at a wedding. The best way to do this is to incorporate biscuits with a wide array of flavors and profiles.

For example, if you were going for the traditional theme mentioned above, you could vary the designs of the cakes and tuxes.

You could also use different colors and flavors to make the different designs stand out. 

Accommodating Dietary Preferences and Allergies

Another essential aspect when it comes to choosing wedding cookies for display is that you need to accommodate the various dietary preferences and food allergies that your guests may have.

If you have a small, intimate wedding, you can easily send out a poll or survey to guests to determine any allergies or food intolerances. However, in the case of larger weddings, it’s a good idea to cover at least the basic food allergies and have cookies that are free of:

  • Nuts
  • Lactose
  • Gluten
  • Red food dye

It would be wise to have each of these allergen-free cookies on a smaller, separate display that’s clearly labeled so that guests can find them with ease. This also prevents cross-contamination and ensures that guests with said allergies don’t accidentally eat the wrong cookies and have a reaction.

Creative Cookie Display Ideas

Now that you’ve selected the perfect batch of cookies for your wedding let’s discuss how to display them for the big day. Here are some of our top ideas and tips for displaying wedding cookies:

  1. Use tiered displays to imitate the layers of a wedding cake - If approached correctly, tiered cookie displays remind guests of a traditional wedding cake. For this reason, tiered displays are one of the simplest and most popular ways to display cookies at a wedding.
  2. Use cute, original themes and designs - When it comes to displaying cookies at a wedding, you always need a theme or a base idea that helps bring everything together. While there are many “standard” themes, it’s well worth it to consider choosing a theme that matches the couple ’s personalities and interests, even if it’s unusual.
  3. Think outside the box when displaying cookies - When considering how to display cookies at a wedding, remember that the options are limitless. You can choose a standard tiered display, or you can place the tiers at a slight angle to make the biscuits more visible. You can even use bread baskets or bannetons to create a bakery-style display.
  4. Consider creating a display with cookies as wedding favors - Unusual and out-of-the-box wedding favors are increasing in popularity every day. Cookies are an ideal wedding favor, especially when packed in a beautiful glass jar or a canister that the guests can keep as a memento. Some people take the idea a step further and give bottles of ingredients containing all the dry ingredients that guests need to make a batch of cookies. The bottles are usually labeled with the recipe required to make the cookies.
  5. Be true to yourself - Irrespective of the theme, cookie design, cookie flavor, or cookie shape, the most important aspect of displaying cookies at a wedding is that it needs to suit the personality and image of the bride and groom. Never sacrifice this to make room for interior design or other secondary concerns. 

    Finding the Right Baker or Cookie Supplier

    Once you know what kind of cookies you would like and how you’d like to display them, there’s one more essential aspect to consider. You need to choose a bakery or cookie supplier that can fulfill your vision without sacrificing quality. 

    If you’re looking for someone to deliver wedding favor cookies that will make your special day shine, try The Cravory. Cookies are what we do best, and we offer only the very best in taste and personalization.

    Final Thoughts

    Learning how to display cookies at a wedding is far less complicated than many people think. You can make your display as simple or as complex as you’d like and rely on the quality and appearance of your cookies to make a big statement to guests on the big day. 

    Whether you choose a bakery-style display, or to make the display look like a carnival, rely on your originality. You can even go for the traditional wedding-style display and just pack all the desserts on a tiered display.

    Whichever route you decide to go, you can rely on The Cravory and our wonderful wedding favor cookies to meet your expectations.

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