Hosting a holiday cookie exchange and a giveaway!

Cranberry shortbread with white chocolate ganache drizzle on eatlivetravelwrite.comIt’s that time of the year – when people start to think about COOKIES. And that wonderful perk of the holiday season – cookie exchanges!  Today over on the Real Women of Philadelphia site, I’m sharing tips and tricks for those for hosting a holiday cookie exchange. AND I’m sharing the recipe for my Cranberry Shortbread with White Chocolate Ganache DrizzleSo what are you waiting for? Head on over… but just before you do…

Win a $50 Kraft gift basket (Canadian residents only)

That’s right, thanks to Kraft Canada/ Philly Canada, I have a $50 gift Kraft gift basket including an assortment of Kraft products and a Real Women of Philadelphia apron and spatula to give away to one lucky Canadian resident reader.

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post telling me your favourite cookie to bring to a cookie exchange.

For a bonus entry, tweet the following message: Enter to win a $50 @kraftcanada gift basket from @PhillyCanada and @eatlivtravwrite ! Details here

then come back to leave me a comment on this post telling me you did.

Eligibility and contest rules

  • Open to to Canadian residents only.
  • No purchase of any product necessary for entry.
  • Winner will be chosen using from all qualified entries on Tuesday, November 26th 2013 after 6pm EST.
  • Winner will be contacted via email on Wednesday November 27th 2013.

EDITED ON NOVEMBER 27th 2013: The contest closed at 6pm on November 26th 2013. A winner was chosen at this time. Thanks for your interest.

Disclosure: I have received compensation for developing a series of posts for the Real Women of Philadelphia website in 2013.



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KitchenAid Raspberry Ice Stand MixerCanadian residents: I’m giving away a KitchenAid Architect® Series Stand Mixer with 5 quart glass bowl in Raspberry Ice! Ends December 6th 2013 at 6pm EST. Enter here!


69 thoughts on “Hosting a holiday cookie exchange and a giveaway!”

  1. I know, I know… we can’t enter if non-Canadians… but if we did happen to be then, Mardi, your mother’s chocolate chip cookies would be in huge demand.


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