No matter who you poll about wedding favors, the one thing you'll quickly learn is that everyone—and we mean everyone—wants something they can eat or drink. So while those matchboxes are adorable and the monogrammed koozies are practical for ice-cold beers, it’s time to start thinking about the edible item you want to gift your guests. To get you going: We love the idea of mini bottles of tequila or olive oil for your destination affair. Or mini cakes (in a cute to-go box!) if you’re a major sweet tooth. But the one idea that’s easy to personalize, budget friendly, and taking Instagram by storm? Cookies! And, no, we're not just talking about your grandma's famous chocolate chip. These on-trend sugar cookies are mini works of art in different shapes, colors, and sizes. Think pineapple shapes for a beachside bash, flowers for a garden party, and monograms for a country-club celebration.
So whether you're hosting a shower for girlfriends, attending a stock-the-bar party, or, you know, planning your own big day, think of these pretty cookies as the perfect snacks, hostess gifts, and wedding favors. Here are 10 extra-adorable ones we especially love. Tailor them to your wedding, add in your favorite colors or initials, and then Insta away! We’ll be stalking the #decoratedcookies hashtag on Instagram in the meantime.
You saw it here first: Palm fronds are officially on trend. We say, go all out and put them in your flower arrangements, on your menus—and on your sugar cookies too.
An edible favor and escort card in one? Yes, please.
Try summer's hottest trends (pineapples and cacti!) together. You can personalize to match your wedding color palette or go with the classic green and yellow hues.
See, you can have your cake and eat it too.
Say "yes" to your home state and monogram with these pretties. If you and groom are from different states, serve cookies in the shape of each.
Forget sugar flowers on your cake and try 'em here instead!
More engagement party than wedding, but we're all about this bling for any occasion.
Take your destination wedding to the next level with dough in Cali-inspired shapes.
Trick your guests by serving your favorite foods in cookie form.
These are perfect for you, boho ladies.
Now this is how to end the night with one final "cheers."