Saturday, May 29, 2010

Firecracker cookies

Inspired by Frost Me's post about Memorial Day (thanks Kim)....and her post from Cake Spy, I decided to make my own festive cookies.  The recipe for the cookies and icing on Cake Spy sounds delish!!!  I, having little patience, made my own cookies (read - breaking apart the packaged ones from the grocery store) and opened my own can of frosting (there, I said it)!  I mixed some old school Pop Rocks with sprinkles I already had...
 voila - Firecracker Cookies (clever name..not so much - but it fits)!

Pop Rocks mixed with sprinkles

My 'homemade' cookies & icing

Firecracker Cookies!!

I am SO making these again for the 4th of July!

Linking up with Under The Table and Dreaming 
 check out lots of Red, White & Blue inspiration at somewhat simple

even MORE red, white & blue inspiration at Centsational Girl 


Unknown said...

I love it! I might have to try them now!

thanks for the shout out!
hugs! Kim @
party inspiration

Unknown said...

...p.s. - just posted this on facebook

hugs! Kim @ Frost Me!

staci @ lizard n ladybug said...

I just saw :) Thanks so much!!

abbybrossette said...

do the poprocks no longer 'pop' because of the moisture in the icing???

staci @ lizard n ladybug said...

The Pop Rocks crackle when you put them in the icing/frosting (which my 2 little ones LOVED) & still crackled when they ate them. I'm not sure how 'poppy' they would be if you left them sitting too long??

Pamela Smerker said...

Oh what a fun idea!!! My kids would love these!!

Lelan @ Good Gravy! said...

I looove Pop Rocks!

Kelli W said...

This is such a cute idea! I am going to make these for 4th of July for sure! Thanks for sharing:)

Tiffany said...

definitely not what i was thinking. clever surprise!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Those look delicious!! :) Thanks for the visit today!! :)

Decor To Adore said...

I adore your patriotic spirit. It is red, white and bluetiful!

I hope you'll stop by for a visit and see my Anthropologie inspired Americana tablecloth.

Shannon Mawhiney said...

I found this through Pinterest; thank you! I tried it on cupcakes for the 4th yesterday, and they worked great. The only thing is, keep them in the fridge as long as you can (or wait to put the pop rocks on until the last minute) and the pop rocks will be fine. Otherwise, after about half and hour to an hour of setting out, the pop rocks sorta melt. :-/

Joy of Teaching said...

I tried this on cupcakes, but sadly the Pop Rocks do not last long at all. I waited to frost the cupcakes and add the firecrcaker topping until about 2 hours before we needed to eat them and the Pop Rocks were all melted by that time. Creative idea, though! I wish it would've worked better!

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Mommy Evolution said...

I saw this on a 4th of July roundup and just had to pin it. I hope you’ll share your best post of the week on my Friday Flash Blog Linky Party going on ALL weekend at The Jenny Evolution.


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This is such a cute idea! I am going to make these for 4th of July for sure! Thanks for sharing:)

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