Wednesday, November 18, 2015

mini turkey and indian cookies

hey so my son tells me,
"mom i signed us up to bring thanksgiving 
cookies for our class party."
eek!
i gotta bring thanksgiving cookies? 
who has thanksgiving cookies?
anyone? anyone? bueller?
oh gosh i gotta make some!

no prob. i got this!
i saw some ready made turkey cookies at target the other day.
just throw them babies in the oven and we are good to go...
dum dee dum...

i head off to target to grab me a few packages...
and i go right to the aisle..
to see, it's all EMPTY!
crud!
i start to panic. 
so i go to walmart that's up the next block.

there's gotta be some turkey packages around here somewhere.
and lo and behold.
nada!
crud!

i was in a turkey cookie panic.
i do not have time to make thanksgiving cookies i thought!
so why the heck don't i just get regular ole cookies and call it a day?

well, i was just about to go there til i saw this:
hey! i think i know what to do now.
 i opened up my sprinkle drawer at home.
i baked the cookies as directed.
and did this:
and added this:
and got this:
and attached these:
to get these:
but uh oh...
i was running out of sprinkles for the rest of the cookies...
would these do?
a one-feathered turkey?

noooo...
let's fix that.

whew! i got my thanksgiving cookies after all.
now i gotta find the time to bag these all.

oh the joys of the holidays!

when's christmas again?
:>O












12 comments:

  1. Wow! You sure pulled it out of the fire, didn't you! And they are SO cute!!!! Oh, BBFF, I do remember the days when my kids would come home with those kind of surprises! (sigh) Nope! Don't miss it at all! Dona

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    1. LOL! well in this case he did give me a little time it was just my work schedule that got in the way BBFF! :>O anyway, it seems i work better under pressure cuz if i saw those cookies i woulda just made them as pumpkins. y'know like a normal person would do which is what i'm not! ;) thanks again Dona!

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  2. Oh Lisa, you can come up with something so cute at a moments notice! I'm pretty sure your child will sign you up for many more treats!!

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    1. thanks so much Kim! my kiddo told me "it doesn't have to be anything fancy mom!" dog gone it doesn't he know i am incapable of normal stuff? lol ;)

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  3. LOL What a cute story! And a great way to pull out of it! I'm sure your son was coerced into signing up for cookies becuz they knew mom would manage to do it up right!

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    1. i think i am spoiling his class now-on halloween i made treat bags and a student brought it up to the office for the class collection. when it was time to pass them out, there were a few missing! this time i made a few extra-guess that's better than no one liking them! ;) you know J, making stuff is in our blood!

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  4. Okay..Those turkey cookies are CUTE! But those Indians..I LOVE them! Once again Lisa, you're awesome! I know your son was excited to take those cookies to his party! :)

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    1. those indians are what i call a happy accident Karen! i was gonna put a sour belt band on the head but ran outta time. that would boost the cuteness factor up quite a bit don'tcha think? :)

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  5. These are super creative! I love that you made them from pumpkin cookies :).

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    1. desperate times call for desperate measures Valerie! lol thank you so much for stopping by! :)

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  6. You are a genius to come up with this idea! So clever! Thank you for sharing with us at Create • Share • Inspire Link Party. We hope to see you back this week!

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    1. oh gosh THANK YOU Alicia! i think i work better under pressure!??? ;)

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