Special treats

I wanted to make a special treat for Dr. Seuss’ birthday for the library club members.
I saw this idea on someone else’s blog and duplicated the idea.  I have to tell you that these ice cream cone cupcakes do not travel well unless you have a specially made holder.  I didn’t so there were some last-minute frosting touch-ups before the big reveal.

If you google Dr. Seuss cupcakes you will get the actual blog and the writer’s instructions for these “Wocket in my Pocket” cupcakes.
A few of the kids were excited to get a birthday cupcake – I have remind myself to lower my expectations.  What I think is fun – teenagers think is “ho-hum.”

This was not enough creativity for the month for me, so I went on to make “Green eggs and bacon.”
Pretzel sticks, melted white chocolate chips and green M&M’s – the M side down in the chocolate.

Lay the pretzel sticks on wax paper, drizzle a teaspoon of white chocolate in the middle, it is okay if it oozes over the sides.  While the chocolate is still warm, put one green M&M, m side down in the warm chocolate.  When set, serve.

The high schoolers weren’t very impressed with this either, but it was something fun for me to do.

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  1. Ah, teenagers. They are genetically programmed to act bored when adults are around. I think the cupcakes and green eggs and bacon are adorable!


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