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International Holiday Cookie Exchange

at The Chopping Block at the Mart - River North

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River North, Downtown/Loop
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107
At W Kinzie St
Chicago, Illinois 60654
In this kitchen you will bake Menu #1
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this cookies class:

We're putting a different spin on the traditional cookie exchange this year! Join us for a tour around the world featuring globally diverse recipes your friends and family will love. Enjoy complimentary homemade Chopping Block Hot Cocoa as you mix, bake, decorate and fill cookies that are sure to become staples in your recipe repertoire. The best part is, you'll leave with plenty to share with friends and family as you depart with over 2 dozen confections that include 12 types of cookies!

Each of the three classrooms has different cookies to bake.


Kitchen / Menu #1
  • Rogaliki (Almond Crescents) from Poland, Chocolate Pepper Cookies from South Africa; Alemandrados from Spain, Palmiers from France and Melomakarona from Greece in the next room.
Kitchen / Menu #2
  • Nanaimo Bars from Canada, Pfeffernusse from Germany, Biscoitos from Portugal, Shortbread from Scotland and Anzac Biscuits from Australia round out this incredible assortment
Kitchen / Menu #3
  • Pignoli from Italy, Orange-Saffron Cookies from Sweden; Mexican Wedding Cakes from Mexico, Engelsaugen (Jam Thumbprints) from Austria and Chinese Almond Cookies from China in one room.
Choose which batch you'd like to bake!

Each classroom is limited to 16 people. Children 12 and older are welcome to register along with a paying adult.

Skills Covered in Class Include: 
  • Making Cookie Dough
  • Determining Cookie Doneness
  • Selecting and Working with Chocolate
  • Using Spices
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Refund Policy
A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.


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Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our two locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps as well...

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