(Closed) Which favor would you like more?

posted 10 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Which favor would you like more?

    The heart cookie with the cookie cutter and recipe

    The rock candy

  • Post # 3
    4693 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I love rock candy so that got my vote! 

    Post # 4
    1205 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I love rock candy, and it has the added bonus of being way less stressful 🙂

    Post # 5
    6350 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I love love love rock candy and it’s not something people have everday. I vote for that one.

    Post # 6
    4479 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

    I’d like the cookies better, but they sound like SO MUCH WORK(!) that I’d do the rock candy instead. Save yourself some stress!

    Post # 7
    967 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2008

    Rock Candy.  Very unique as I have about 20 heart shaped cookie cutters from various weddings/showers. 

    Post # 8
    8351 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I would like the cookie much better. Is there a reason you couldn’t premake the cookies and then freeze them? Sugar cookies, in my experience, freeze very well, even with icing on them.

    Post # 9
    169 posts
    Blushing bee

    I can’t stand rock candy since it is just colored sugar water so I would go for the cookie!

    Post # 10
    47439 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I  think favors are way overdone and completely unnecessary. If you have to do one, I would go with the rock candy. Not because I particularly like it, but because I think all those cookie cutters would be a waste for most people.

    I would however not alternate the colors of rock candy. It would make your tables look spotty. You could have purple at one table and blue at another.

    Post # 12
    2495 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 1991

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    @noritake22: I was going to suggest the same thing!

    We’re doing a cookie buffet for our favors, with FI’s grandma and my mom/I making them all.  We’re making them now and freezing them and they will be just as yummy in March!!  I like the cookie idea more just because it seems more “formal” if that makes sense.  I feel like rock candy, which is good, might come across as more informal.

    You wouldn’t have to do a heart, unless you’re set on it and it’s a part of your theme.  We are doing our “signature” cookie in the shape of an ‘N’, which is the initial of our last name.  This is a great site for cutters and you can find a huge variety if you want to consider a different shape.

    Post # 14
    54 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I say rock candy…can you make it or are you buying it? The reason I ask is maybe you could use food coloring for a different, more liked flavor?

    Post # 15
    13 posts
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I’m doing rock candy as well, but the hard-tack version.  I’m making it myself and it is going in small glass jars.  The candy will be dyed to look like seaglass.  With our beachy theme, it works out well.  I think that either would be fine.  And I’m with some of the other girls, I know that the sugar cookies do freeze really well.  They should keep for about 3 months in the freezer.

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