Monday, January 9, 2012

Sesame Street Party: The Food

On New Years Eve we had the boy's 2nd birthday party. The theme was Sesame Street of couse. All they talk about it "Melmo" (Elmo). I decide to break this up into several different post about the details and then I will show you it all put together at the end of the week.

Today we will talk about the food.
I made this rainbow slushy. I found the recipe at Ramblings from the Sunshine State. It was very tasty and pretty but if left out too long it turns into a yucky brown color.

 It wouldn't be a Sesame Street party without some yummy cookies for Cookie Monster. I made the ultimate cookie, it is a oatmeal, peanut butter, M&M , and chocolate chip cookie all wrapped into one cookie. It is called a Monster Cookie, fitting for a Sesame Street party right? I found the recipe for this at Simply So Good.

We had some potato chips for Big Bird and some goldfish in honor of Dorothy, Elmo's goldfish. We also had pizza because that is Elmo's favortie but I didn't get a picture of that.

And it wouldn't be a birthday without some kind of cake. Me and my cousin made these Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Grouch cupcakes.

To make these we put vanilla icing on the top, dipped them in different colors of sanding sugar.

Eyes: Jumbo Marshmallows (sliced in fourths) and chocolate chips
Nose: Orange Peanut M&M
Mouth: Half an Oreo

Cookie Monster
Eyes: Jumbo Marshmallows (sliced in fourths) and chocolate chips
Mouth: Cut a slice in the cupcake and put a mini chocolate chip cookie

Eyes: Jumbo Marshmallows (sliced in fourths) and chocolate chips. Black icing for his eyebrows.
Mouth: Half an Oreo

To see more about our Sesame Street Party, visit these links:

Don't forget to go enter the My Memories Digital Scrapbooking Software Giveaway. It ends Janurary 14th.

The fabulous parties I am linking up to:
Lil Luna
Organize and Decorate Everything
Crystal and Co.
House of Hepworths
Delightful Order
Tatertots and Jello
Be Different Act Normal
I Heart Naptime
Tip Junkie
A Bowl Full of Lemons
Let Birds Fly
Somewhat Simple
Fingerprints on the Fridge
Tidy Mom
320 Sycamore
Oopsey Daisy
Six Sisters Stuff

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Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

Wow!! That rainbow slushie is incredible! The entire party looks so fun and colorful. My Little Man would love this!! Thanks for linking up to Oopsey Daisy!

Tenille said...

What a fun party. All the treats and drinks are so cute and clever. Thanks for sharing. I would love it if you could link this to our linky party going on right now.

Shiloh said...

Oh my goodness, Monster cookies are my favorite. I'd never thought of them for a Sesame street party, but they're perfect.:)

Pieni Lintu said...

So cool!

BabiesandBargains said...

We have a melmo fan in this house too...Cute party! New follower love your blog :)

Anonymous said...

I'm sure your little one and guests were thrilled! It looks like a lot of fun :-)

Six Sisters said...

Cute Sesame Street Party! We love it. Thanks for linking up to Strut Your Stuff Saturday. We hope you come back and share more of your ideas. -The Sisters

Wendy @ Ramblings from the Sunshine State said...

Your slush turned out great!

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