Pilgrim hat cookies, perfect snack or school party treat!
While doing this fall-themed food activity, take the time to share with your kids some interesting facts about pilgrims: • The pilgrims sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to reach
North America. They sailed on a ship named the Mayflower. • The pilgrims came to America to avoid the religious rules imposed by England. • The Wampanoag Indians were the people who taught the pilgrims how to get the land ready for planting.
• The pilgrim leader, Gov. William Bradford, had organized the first Thanksgiving feast in the year 1621, in Massachusetts. • The first Thanksgiving celebration
lasted three days.
1 cup vanilla frosting 7 drops yellow or orange food coloring 32 miniature peanut butter cups 1 package fudge-striped cookies 32 pieces orange mini Chiclets gum (optional)
Mix the food coloring into frosting to create an orange or yellow color. Holding the bottom of a peanut butter cup, dip top of cup in frosting. Place cookies upside down, so chocolate side is facing up. Place the peanut butter cup over center hole on the bottom of cookie, forming the hatband. Add a buckle by piping a small square with the icing or placing a piece of the Chiclets gum in the center.
These are the perfect fall snack or school party treat! You can even use these as cupcake toppers for a festive dessert table!
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