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My friend Andrea came up with these wonderful pot de creme and cookie spoons for our Craft Night and we asked here to share how she did it. She developed a special recipe for this so that the cookie would stay crisp and would actually be functional when you dipped it in your pot de creme but would also taste delicious. Find all the directions below.

Materials Needed: 1 Batch of Andrea’s Special Gingersnap Recipe, Parchment paper, Rolling Pin, Spoon Cookie Cutter,

Step 1: Roll out the dough between two sheets of parchment paper until it is very thin, about 1/16″ thick. Then place in the freezer for 10-15 minutes until chilled.
Step 2: Using the spoon cookie cutter cut out the gingersnap dough and remove excess. Transfer to a baking sheet making sure the spoons are chilled and flat.
Step 3: Bake at 325 degrees for 8-10 minutes. The cookies should be crisp not bendy.

Andrea packaged the Pot de Creme in Weck Jars and then served envelopes of cookies spoons in clear cupcake boxes with the napkins folded at the bottom.

All photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day.

  1. Chloe Moon

    February 15, 2013

    This is positively adorable!!! I wish I had a dinner party planned so I could make this as a favor/dessert!!! What a great idea!! =)

  2. Maggie

    February 15, 2013

    This is adorable and look delicious! I need to have a get together as an excuse to try this recipe

  3. jeuno

    February 15, 2013

    So creative! Every aspect of dessert sounds delicious, as well.

  4. emily

    February 15, 2013

    Andrea is my hero!! And for the record, the best wedding caterer ever.

  5. Anna

    February 15, 2013

    So sweet!

  6. Marie

    February 15, 2013

    Yum! This is such a cute idea! I love that it’s all packaged and ready to go. Very cute! Thanks for sharing Andrea! 🙂

  7. Rachel

    February 15, 2013

    This looks so delicious and adorable!

  8. xfallenmoon

    February 15, 2013

    omg. brilliant! ahah, you can literally eat the spoon! the packaging is also very pretty. might actually get one, so much fun.

    love, x
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  9. Carlene: Healthfully Ever After

    February 15, 2013

    I’m so glad you did this tutorial! I had see some on Martha Stewart and have had them on my ‘to bake’ list forever. But of course being in the wellness profession, I’m thinking whole wheat something is in order!

  10. j'en ai envie

    February 15, 2013

    It’s so sweet and an excellent idea

  11. Danielle

    February 15, 2013

    I love these!

  12. Asil Moussa

    February 15, 2013

    This looks SO GOOD! I just want to eat them! Love your blog by the way!! 🙂

  13. Emily

    February 15, 2013

    This is one of those “why didn’t I think of that?” things. As a pudding fanatic I think this would make an amazing end to a meal. I will have to keep this in mind for christmas next year or many over the summer with some ice cream.


  14. Adele

    February 15, 2013

    Love love love this! There are so many yummy ideas to use the spoons with as well. Maybe shovels for dirt cake?!

  15. anna - Today I Like Blog

    February 16, 2013

    this is (again) such a great idea!!!!! imagine being able to eat your own spoon after drinking hot chocolate haha wonderful photos by the way 🙂 thanks!

  16. Donna

    February 16, 2013

    The cutest idea ever! Wow! Thanks.

  17. Meg - De quelle planète es-tu?

    February 16, 2013

    So cute!

  18. Drømmevillaen

    February 16, 2013


    I really liked these DIYs! So cool and so practical 🙂

    Best regards Nina

  19. Celina

    February 16, 2013

    What a wonderful idea! Love this!

  20. butik busana muslim murah

    February 17, 2013

    I love your beautiful blog and so enjoy your posts. good job

  21. Cheryl

    February 17, 2013

    Those look DELICIOUS!! Such a clever idea. . . I need to do me some cookie-cutter shopping!

  22. Liz

    February 17, 2013

    I LITERALLY just made the same type of cookies for my blog last week. Except I made them especially for tea… as in a tea and biscuits cookie! I did the tutorial in video format, so you can see how to do it without a cookie cutter… because I had no idea such a thing existed. Great minds think alike, I guess:

  23. Victoria

    February 17, 2013

    This is the cutest thing I’ve ever seen! I am definitely going to make this.

  24. Mags Pomichowski

    February 17, 2013

    OMG this is to die for, so cute!


  25. Isabella

    February 18, 2013

    What a fantastic idea. These look wondeful and would work so well for a gift!

  26. Lindsey

    February 18, 2013

    Ridiculously, RIDICULOUSLY beautiful! (sigh.) I just got a food processor last week and I’m proud to say that after 2 1/2 years of living in Switzerland, I’ve almost replaced all of the American appliances I couldn’t bring with me that are sitting in our storage unit in Portland. Almost! Still missing that Kitchen Aid mixer. Even so, I’m feeling very inspired to make these spoons. 🙂 Thank you for sharing. xo

  27. Bellenza Bistro

    February 18, 2013

    What a fabulous (and yummy!) idea! So prettily packaged, too!

  28. Paula

    February 19, 2013

    Oh wow! Thank you! This really amazes me! The concept is great and I have never seen this before. I have to try that! I think it’s a great idea for a gift. I can’t thank you enough for this.

  29. shannon crider langley

    February 19, 2013

    lovely from start to finish…

  30. Petit-on

    February 20, 2013

    Wow! Lovely spoons and Yummy!

  31. Sarah [Sarah The Architect]

    February 22, 2013

    These are adorable!! Perfect for any shower, kids party or picnic. Love!

  32. Polly

    February 22, 2013

    Oh yum! Cutlery that you can eat afterwards?! Amazing!

  33. Sam

    February 25, 2013

    These are too adorable!

  34. Tiffany @ Triple Crème Decadence

    February 25, 2013

    What a great idea. Thanks for sharing!

  35. Carina

    February 25, 2013

    Those are the cutest things I have ever seen!! I need to get one of those cookie cutters immediately.

  36. sarah

    February 25, 2013

    what a cute idea! I want to throw a party just to try it!


  37. Dinner-Pal

    February 26, 2013

    The first time I see spoon cookies, what a great idea. They match perfectly also with a cup of coffee…. Thanks for sharing!

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