Button cookies - love this idea! You need a shortbread (butter cookie) recipe, two biscuit cutters (one slightly smaller than the other), and a drinking straw (to make the holes). Aww, cute as a button!
Madeleines 101 The darling of French patisseries is less fussy and more open to adventurous flavors than you might expect. Martha Stewart Living, September 2011 - they all make great French edible gifts