Check out these mini recipe book wedding favors #Favors & Flowers#Reception Advice#pie#self-catered#wedding favors Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Apr 3 2014) Offbeat Editors Photos by: Seriously Sabrina Photography Photos by Seriously Sabrina Photography Laura and Garrett's yummy pie table was a collaborative baking effort between Laura's mom, sister, aunt, and good friend, Katie. But our favorite part is that their favors were little handmade books containing the recipes for all of the pies! We've seen mini pie favors before, but we haven't seen mini pie recipe favors until now. Here's how Laura made these books… Four people made all of these pies: my Mom, my sister, my aunt, and my good friend Katie (who made 15+ pies on her own!). So my wedding favors were hand-made mini recipe books, that held all the recipes of the pies. I designed my recipe books all in Word, and printed over 500 of these mini pages. Then I hand-punched the holes, and bound them with the binding rings. On the inside front cover (not pictured) I added a little gold fork and spoon stamp to each one. Then they were displayed in this vintage suitcase at the wedding. This was definitely the most time-consuming of all the wedding projects, but turned out so perfectly. Just think of all the ways you could use this idea: share recipes from any of your wedding goodies, feature yours and your newly-married partner's favorite recipes, or use these as your bridal shower favors. We love a favor that lets your guests eat, love, then BAKE! PREVIOUS Have guests color in this cartoon character guestbook NEXT 3 ways to chase down RSVPs from lazy guests Show/Hide comments [ 14 ] This post just gave me an epiphany!! A moment of pure clarity! My neverending hunt for a favor idea that won't put me over budget has come to an end!! Hallelujah! Reply This is the coolest idea ever. Handmade with the right touch of fun. Reply Eeeep! LOVE this!! I wanted to be able to hand out recipes for the cakes etc we are making for the wedding, and the way these were done look fantastic! 😀 Reply Laura, Your wedding was fantastic and I was blessed to be a part of it. Your favors were perfect 🙂 Katie Reply i love you!!! Reply Laura, if I give you my email would you mind showing me how you did the inside of the booklets? I'm in LOVE with this idea, so smart! Reply We're doing little recipe books too! Recipes that mean a lot to the two of us. 🙂 Reply These are adorable! Where did you get these printed, or did you print at home? Reply I saw someone at our venue doing these and knew we had to do them too! Reply Seriously, I attended this wedding…This is one of my FAVORITE favors from any event, ever. Reply Very interested in this idea. Did you print on 8 1/2 x 11 paper and then cut down to size? Is there a template for the recipes or how did you get everything to match up and look coordinated? Great job! Reply Ahhhh! I want to find a vintage suitcase to display our favors in, and the one pictured here would be perfect! I must find it's twin somewhere. Or at least a long lost cousin. Reply There are some really cute blue vintage suitcases on eBay right now. Reply Hi Ariel, My daughter is getting ready for her Bat Mitzvah, and she loves to cook and bake. She's also come up with some of her own recipes, so this is a perfect favor idea for our guests. I would so appreciate it if you could let us know the answers to the questions below about the sizing/templates/formatting, etc. And are you willing to post and/or send photos of the inside of the recipe book? Thank you! Deborah Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.