Easter Bonnet Parade! Why not have your own Easter Bonnet Parade by making your own edible little Easter Bonnets!
Get the little ones involved in the making of these little Easter Bonnets. You can assemble all the cookies and frosting and make a game out of who can make their favorite bonnet.
You can either make sugar cookies from scratch into the flat bottom of the bonnet or buy ready made cookies. Vanilla wafers will also work.
The top of the bonnet can be made with a balled cookie or any type of candy.
Frosting in a tube can hide any uneven edges connecting the brim of the bonnet to the top and can also be used to make dots on the bonnet or any other design.
Rice Krispies can be molded into a rounded top for a bonnet….
Peanut butter balls covered with white chocolate can also be used.
I like working with kids and I like making edible treats for any holiday.
I know….I am a kid at heart!
Try your hand and use your imagination for different materials to make your bonnets special.
These would make cute place cards at a dinner party! Use pastel card stock and download a pattern or make up your own.
- Shortbread, vanilla wafer or Sugar cookie (this forms the bottom of the bonnet)
- 1/2 cup prepared cake frosting
- pastel colored butter mints or Wilton Candy Melts
- Lemon Coconut Macaroons or any round top cookie
- Garnish: Candied Lemon Zest, flower-shaped decorative sprinkles
- Spread a very small amount of frosting (this will act as an adhesive) onto middle of cookie, and top with a butter mint.
- Spread a small amount of frosting onto butter mint
- Gently press a Lemon Coconut Macaroon onto butter mint.
- Garnish with Candied Lemon Zest and flower-shaped decorative sprinkles, if desired.
- Cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 1 month.
- You can use Lammes Assorted Sherbet Mints (butter mints). They can be purchased at specialty stores or at lammes.com.
- You can also use Matisse Decoratifs (flower-shaped decorative sprinkles). They can be purchased at fancyflours.com.
- You can use licorice instead of Candied Lemon Zest to form ribbons on bonnets, and you can also attach macaroons to cookies using pastel-colored frosting.
- Pipe frosting in a circle in the middle of cookie using a star tip, and then press macaroon onto frosting to attach.
- Make name tags from pastel colored stock paper and either attach to the bonnet or place alongside a plate at a dinner party.