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Dora the Explorer and Diego Cookies

I was asked the other day to make some Dora and Diego cookies, the main characters of the “Dora the Explorer” TV cartoon. Sugar cookies and Royal icing here I come! This was something new for me because I mostly do regular cookies, desserts and cakes, not so much decorated cookies. But I took on the challenge and I think it turned out pretty good. Sure, there are those cookie magicians who can do crazy things with Royal Icing and they would have done a better job. Yet, I think I did the best I can and the characters are recognizable.

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Angry Birds Cake Pops and M&Ms Cake

A friend of mine asked me if I would make cake pops for her son’s birthday party. He particularly likes Angry Birds. You know, those little colourful birds which are angry at green pigs for some reason or another. I have no iPhone or Android so I do not play that game. (I know my husband does, once in a while.) So, here I am, making birds.

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Carnival Cupcakes

Almost looks like ice cream.

Making desserts for parties is always fun, especially when you have a themed party. Remember the the Lalaloopsy Cake Pops? Those were for a Lalaloopsy birthday party and a lot of fun to do (besides the amount of work of course). A while ago a cousin asked me if I would make some cupcakes for her daughter’s birthday party. The theme was Carnival. Oh my! What to do with that? I immediately thought of colours of course, fun and something different. A little bit of browsing the internet and thinking about what my cupcake cook books had in store I found the recipe.

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Play Dough Cookies

It is March, which means ins some parts of the world spring is on its way. Well, here in lovely Saskatoon spring will have a later appearance, we still have snow everywhere. Actually, we had a snow storm the other day but we hope warm weather is on its way. If you don’t have the colours outside you should make sure you have them inside, on your plate, or in your hand for that matter. These lovely cookies are the perfect opportunity and so much fun to look at.

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