Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Treat Day Wednesday–Happy National Watermelon Day!

Well when I saw that it was National Watermelon Day I had to do something and since my kids love watermelon, it was an easy choice!

When I asked the girls what they wanted for treat day they said sugar cookies, so combine the two and this is what you get, voila!

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I had thought of using chocolate as the seeds but got a resounding “NO” from Abby so I used a gourmet writer and drew them on.  They look pretty good, in my opinion!

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And in typical fashion you can’t have watermelon without bites taken out of it!

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Addendum:

I’ve had some questions about the cookie cutter I used.  I just used a round cutter and cut them into halves and quarters.  Then I used a fluted cutter and cut out the bite marks. 

Thanks for looking!

 

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Linking with:
Let's Do Brunch
Share the Wealth Wednesday
Your Whims Wednesday
Sweet Treat Thursday
Strut Your Stuff
Thrilling Thursday
Chic & Crafty
I'm Loving It Fridays
TGIF
Foodie Friday
Sweet Indulgences Sunday
Tuesday Tutorial Linky

16 comments:

  1. I love them! I have been wanting to make watermelon cookies all summer, but I just haven't gotten around to it! Yours are adorable!

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  2. These are so adorable. I love them!! So creative.

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  3. How awesome are these?!?! LOVE them! Great job!

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  4. These are so bright and colourful and they even look juicy! Bet the girls loved them.

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  5. Awesome! Where did you find the cookie cutter?

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  6. Hopping over from The Frugal Girls linky party…..
    Love this project! Wonderful tutorial!!
    I invite you to link up this FABULOUS project at my linky party this week and join us every Thursday evening (through Tue.) to share your wonderful projects. :)
    Tracy
    Craft Junkie Too

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  7. adorable cookies! Saw them over at TidyMom...too cute!

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  8. Love them! Saw them over at TidyMom! Food Writers....DUH! I have made watermelon cookies several times and never thought of using a food writer for the seeds, thanks so much, now I don't have to mix a small batch of black icing for the seed! Thank you thanks you thank you!

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  9. How adorable and so creative too!

    I co-host a foodie meme called Friday Food Fight. I would love for you to link up and share your watermelon cookies. Hope to see you in the ring! :-)

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  10. Super cute cookies!! ^.^

    Btw, I'm hopping by from TGIF and hope you'll join my Summer Blog Hop, too.

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  11. You've done a beautiful job on these. I like that you've done the slices and the little triangles of watermelon. That's how my kids eat watermelon. I'd like to invite you to share your recipe on A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

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  12. Oops...forgot the link...
    http://www.wellseasonedlife.com/2011/08/sweet-indulgences-sunday-16.html

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  13. These are precious!! Too cute to eat! I'd love for you to link up at my Tuesday Tutorials Link Party! :)

    http://www.thekurtzcorner.com/2011/08/tuesday-tutorials-link-party-1.html

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  14. These are adorable! yumm!!

    Thanks for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday :)

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  15. You've been featured! Stop by, grab a featured button from the right side bar if you'd like and link up any of your new projects! :)

    http://www.thekurtzcorner.com/2011/08/tuesday-tutorials-link-party-no2.html

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