Birthday parties

Make a potted flower treat

This edible flower is as delicious as it is pretty! Prepare it for your garden-themed birthday party.

By Today's Parent
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Throwing a garden-themed birthday party? Make your own chocolate pudding planters!

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1. Assemble red and green fruit leather, small piping tip, pretzel sticks, chocolate pudding, spoon, chocolate cookie crumbs and baked mini tart shells.

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2. Cut out 7 or more circle 'petals' from red fruit leather with the bottom of piping tip. Wrap 2 petals around tip of a pretzel 'stem', then continue to stick petals around the bud, overlapping as you go.

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3. Cut out circles from green fruit leather, then use the piping tip to cut out part of the circle to make a 'leaf'. Attach leaf on pretzel 'stems'.

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4. Fill tart shells with chocolate pudding, then sprinkle with chocolate cookie crumbs. Stick flowers into 'pots'.

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5. Eat up!

This article was originally published on May 13, 2015

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