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cookies for all seasons

February 25th, 2009 at 09:00 pm

Yesterday I was at the grocery store watching the green cookies that two weeks ago were pink and it got me to thinking ... you can tell time by grocery store cookies.

Valentine's Day = heart shaped cookies with pink or white icing, with red, pink, or white sprinkles

St. Patrick's Day = shamrocks with kelly green icing

Easter = purple and yellow egg cookies or yellow chick cookies

Mother's Day = generic flower or rose cookie with red icing

Father's Day... nothing, unless those cookies were made of bacon

4th of July - stars or circle shapes in red, white and blue icing.

Cookie drought over the summer and fall, until...

Halloween - pumpkin or cat with orange or chocolate icing

Thanksgiving - "harvest-y" gold and orange circles

Christmas - big daddy of cookie holidays. Red, white and green circles, wreathes, bells.

New Year's - Christmas cookies 20% off.

Making me hungry!

4 Responses to “cookies for all seasons”

  1. Petunia Says:

    Cookie drought. . . LOL! We've got to get a cookie holiday in there.

  2. Thrifty Ray Says:

    so true....but I never thought of it before...but yep, so true...

  3. lizajane Says:

    Hmmm...bacon cookies. Beer cookies. Steak cookies. There must be something they could come up with for Fathers Day.

  4. dmontngrey Says:

    Ha ha ha... I never thought of beer cookies, but recipes do exist! Found this one: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ultimate-recipe-showdown/...

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