Graduation {Treats}

My 4 year old is graduating from Preschool this month, and he will be starting Grade Primary in the fall.  This is a big milestone in our house, so {of course}, we need to mark the occasion with a special treat.  Here is what we are making for his friends on graduation day.


Want to make these adorable {and delicious} graduation caps?


1)  First, gather the supplies.  {We used: a chocolate cake mix and chocolate icing, red candies, square chocolate cookies, and strawberry Fruit by the Foot}


 

2)  Using a mix, bake "mini" chocolate cupcakes.  {You can follow the directions on the box, but instead, I like to add 1 cup water, 1/2 cup cooled melted butter, and 3 eggs to the mix.  Then, I bake the "mini" cupcakes at 350 for about 15 minutes.}  

3)  To assemble the graduation hats:
  • Cut a strip from the "Fruit by the Foot" to resemble a tassel.
  • Attach the fruit strip and a red candy to the top of the chocolate cookie using a little chocolate icing as "glue".
  • Turn the cupcake upside down, add a little frosting, and place the cookie on top.



We also put these cute bubbles together for his classmates.  I found some cute "owl" ribbon, and attached a note that says "Owl miss seeing you at preschool!" 



Cute, right?

Do you have any special milestones coming up this summer?  What special treats will you be making?

♥  
Gina (aka East Coast Mommy)



You may also like this sweet graduation treat (with free printable tags).

11 comments:

  1. cute party and post #LMDconnector

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  2. Your graduation hat treats are very cute. I love easy treat ideas like these. Very creative!

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  3. I just love the graduation hats! They are so cute :) I can't help but smile at your son's shirt too.

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    1. Thanks! That is one of his favorite shirts. He was born in Toronto... so he has been a Leafs fan from birth. :-)

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  4. What a cute idea, love the graduation hats as well as the bubble favors. My daughter gradates from high school next year, i will have to keep these in mind. :)

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  5. Those little hats are TOO cute!! Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! Made me smile ;)
    <3 Christina

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  6. Awwww that is cute. My son will be leaving his preschool in July too - and that Owl message is adorable. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Those turned out really cute and fun! Thanks for sharing them!

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  8. These are so cute!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!! You will be featured tomorrow as one of the tied most clicked!

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  9. That's great that we made the same treat! haha :)
    Love your tassles!
    And those owl bubbles are adorable!

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