5 Edible Earth Day Confections to Celebrate Mother Nature

April 22, 2015

Earth Day raises awareness about our environment and encourages us to be more conscious of our behavior and how it effects Mother Nature (because we know she is a force to be reckoned with).  Below are five tasty treats dedicated to our complex world and serve as a reminder to be kind to all living things, no matter how big or small

Earth Day Sugar Cookies
Recipe from Tidy Mom

Earth Day cookies are a simple decorated confection.  Round vanilla almond sugar cookies are frosted with either blue or green icing.  Once set, each one is decorated with a smiley face of the opposite color.  You can take these cookies one step further and decorate each one with Earth's continents.  

Earth Day Popcorn Trees
Recipe from Hungry Happenings

These white chocolate popcorn trees from are a tasty treat to celebrate Earth Day.  Popcorn kernels are coated in green colored white chocolate to create the leaves while candy buttons resemble brightly colored fruit.  The top of a tree is attached to a chocolate trunk.  If you don't have time to plant a tree for Earth Day, you can at least make an edible one.

Heartfelt Earth Day Cupcakes
Recipe from Yoyomax12

Earth Day is all about appreciating the planet we live on and pledging to take care of this beautiful place.  To celebrate, make these Earth Day cupcakes that are filled with just as much heart as sugar.

Worms in Dirt
Photo Credit: Michelle Smith

Celebrate Earth Day with worms in dirt pie.  Oreo cookie crumbs are layered with pudding and studded with gummy worms.  You can make this dessert as one large pie or prepare it individually in mason jars.  This tasty childhood treat is something kids and adults alike will love.

Earth Day Cake Pops
Recipe from Vanilla and Lace

Who doesn't love a cake pop? All the pleasures on crumb and icing in one solid bite.  Naturally, cake pops are suited for anything worldly, in this case Mother Earth herself.  You can use your favorite flavor combination of cake and frosting for this recipe.

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