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Kellie is the creative mind behind many of Snackpicks' Fun Snacks. She first became inspired after being tired of giving her kids the same old sandwich, lunch and snacks. On Snackpicks, Kellie shares her ideas and breaks down the Fun Snacks into simple steps to inspire everyone to 'play' with their food and add sunshine to their little ones' days. Kellie's personal blog can be found at Little Nummies.net.

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Patriotic Cookie Lollipop Kid Snack

The 2012 Olympic Games are here and what better way to celebrate Team USA, country unity, cheering fans, and the many hardworking competitors, than to have a party?! These cookies, decorated in red, white and blue will definitely be a hit and are super easy to make. Get the kids involved in the Team USA spirit by having them decorate the candy-coated Keebler® Peanut Butter Filled cookies with red and blue sprinkles.

Patriotic Cookies

Ingredients for Patriotic Cookie Lollipops

Directions to Make Patriotic Cookie Lollipops

Cookie Recipe Steps

  1. In small heavy saucepan melt candy coating and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in desired food coloring.
  2. Dip Keebler Peanut Butter Filled cookies, one at a time, in melted candy coating, allowing excess to drip off. Place on piece of wax paper.
  3. Sprinkle generously with red and blue sprinkles. Let stand at least 15 minutes or until candy-coating sets up.
  4. Remove cookies from wax paper, and gently push a lollipop stick into the cookie.


For more fun Olympic-themed ideas for kids, check out Tara's tips on hosting Team USA Backyard Games. And, find inspiration in these video stories from Team Kellogg's US Olympic athletes.


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