Mother's Day Gift Idea: DIY Edible Arrangements?
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Mother's Day is this Sunday and what better way to honor your mom than with yummy food. but if forking over hard earned cash for an Edible Arrangement isn't in your budget, check out these clever DIY versions.
Remember, moms always loved your homemade macaroni artwork, you'll know she'll love a homemade edible arrangement. Find out how to make one… after the jump!When you hear Edible Arrangements, you automatically think flower fruit, right? well, there are other clever edible foods out there! Check out some fun recipes to wow your mom this Mother's Day.
Flower cookies: make edible cookie bouquets!
Use any chocolate chip cookie recipe and set wooden Popsicle or coffee stir sticks on a baking sheet, then drop spoonfuls of the dough at one end, so that they bake right onto the stick. or, get fancy with heart-shaped cookies, perfect for Mom.
Pop Tarts on a stick – Probably the easiest Edible Arrangement to create – just pop a stick on some Pop Tarts and viola – Edible Flowers!
Fruit arrangements - you can still create your own fruit arrangements. It make get a little sticky, but it can be done. to create fruit kebabs, stick chunks of your fave fruit onto bamboo skewers (chunked pineapple, apples, oranges, grapes, melon and strawberries all cut into hearts, stars and other shapes with a small cookie cutter work well). Poke the sharp end of the skewers into a small melon for a festive presentation.
However your DIY Edible Arrangement turn out, just remember, it's the thought that counts.