Welcome to Hungry Happenings where you'll find recipes to make creatively decorated desserts and festively fun food for holidays and special occasions.
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Make the end-of-the-school-year a bit sweeter. Create a cute treat for a school party or create a fun gift for a teacher.
- Chocolate Popcorn Bowl Football
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Schoolhouse
- Mini Cupcake Bookworms
- Graham Cracker Ruler Boxes filled with Welch's® Fruit 'n Yogurt Snacks
- Fudgy Fruit Roll Notebooks make a fun back to school snack.
- Brownie Chalkboard
- Donut Hole Apples with Printable Bag Toppers
- Back to School Lunch - Stamp a Special Message on a PB&J Sandwich
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Graduation party food
You'll get an A+ when you serve these festive treats and snacks at your graduation party.
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Father's Day recipes
Your dad will feel like a king for a day if you make him one of these fun recipes.
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Celebrate Memorial Day or the 4th of July with a patriotic red, white, and blue dessert like an Uncle Sam Hat Cake or Firecracker Cookies.
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LEARN HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE
Making homemade chocolates doesn't have to be difficult. I've been teaching chocolate-making classes for 30+ years and I share tons of tips and tricks in my chocolate-making recipe tutorials.
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If you have ever dreamed of learning how to make beautiful and delicious chocolates at home, be sure to check out my online chocolate-making courses at The Sugar Academy.
chocolate-making basics • chocolate candies • chocolate truffles • chocolate-making bundle • modeling chocolate
You can also find hundreds of handmade chocolate ideas and recipes here on Hungry Happenings.
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Fun food for kids
Make your kids' day a little brighter by crafting a fun dinner like pig-shaped pigs-in-a-blanket. Or, make a kid's party a little sweeter by serving the most adorable Sea Otter Cupcakes or Bumble Bee Cookies.
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It doesn't have to be a holiday or special occasion to make a delicious dessert. Find recipes to make tarts, cakes, cannoli, mousse, pies, and more...
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Serve a cute or awe-inspiring cake for a birthday party or special event. Here, you'll find some cake recipes that are easy to make and others that are for more advanced cake decorators. All of them will surely make people smile!
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Cheesecakes can be sweet or savory, no-bake or baked, mini or large, and served plain or with toppings. They can even be festively decorated.
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Making candy at home is so much fun. Plus homemade candy tastes so much better than pre-packaged store-bought candy. I know you'll love these candy recipes.
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Birthday party food ideas
Celebrate a special birthday with a fun birthday cake, a decorated cheesecake, festive pastries, and even a birthday cheese ball.
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Fun party snacks
Whether you are hosting a big or small party, you'll find recipes to make fun snacks your party guests will enjoy. Who wouldn't love a hot pizza dip, a cheesy taco dip, or a big bowl of candy bar-filled popcorn?
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