Empty Foil Containers
Like their chip-holding counterparts, aluminum foil or plastic wrap boxes work great as packaging for baked goods of all types. Wrap ’em up with your favorite holiday paper — we like the Kraft paper look — but sparkles and over-the-top Christmas kitsch rule, too.
Cookies can be sold online everywhere from Amazon and Etsy to mom-and-pop websites and online marketplaces. You can list your cookies for sale in multiple areas. It’s simply important to know where your ideal audience hangs out, so you aren’t wasting time or marketing resources.
Sending two to three cookies per person in a household is polite, she believes. It’s best to send at least a dozen, even for a lone recipient, so the gift doesn’t look sparse. An assortment is often a lovely option, Ms.
How do you pack for a bake sale?
Choose packaging for your treats that coordinates with a theme. For example, use holiday wrap or plastic bags at Christmastime or primary colors for back-to-school. Or take a cue from a key ingredient, like using yellow when your recipe includes bananas, like this Bananas Foster Crunch Mix.
Cellophane – I like to stack cookies right in the middle of a large square of cellophane, then pull up the edges and tie it with a ribbon. No waste, no hassle, and it’s easy to transport. Cellophane is also great for wrapping larger items, like plates, platters, or baskets.
All you have to do is add up the cost of your ingredients for each type of cookie, and then divide that number by the total number of cookies you can make. Then, take each cookie’s ingredient cost, and add it to your equipment cost per cookie.
In California, you may not sell indirectly outside of your own county, unless the county where you want to sell has specifically stated that they will allow indirect sales of cottage food products. To get a Class B permit, your kitchen must pass an annual physical inspection.
Can You Sell Online? No matter where you live, marketing online is completely legal. You can set up a website to promote your business, ask food bloggers to review your cookies, and promote your business on social media. It’s legal to take orders through your website or by email.
How do you display baked goods at home?
Most baked goods keep well at room temperature. That goes for cookies and brownies (which can be stored in an airtight containers for up to five days) as well as muffins, breads, and pastries (which will start to stale in two to three days but will keep better here than anywhere else).
What is a bakery display case?
A dry bakery display case is used ideally to display breads, cookies, and pastries which all do not require refrigeration. A refrigerated display case is ideally used for any product that has perishable ingredients such as milk, whipped cream, custards, and fruit items.