Adorable edible chicks for spring celebrations! Our White Chocolate Truffle Citrus “Chick” Cookies are moist and zingy with a white chocolate truffle chick sitting on top.
Can you feel the buzz of spring fever in the air? The official start of spring is only two days away. I’m already planning hiking trips and picnics, as if the flowers were already in bloom.
We’re on the cusp of a season bounding with new life and possibilities. That always puts me in the mood to celebrate.
So today we’re celebrating the arrival of spring with cute White Chocolate Citrus “Chick” Cookies!
These sweet, little bundles are built on a tender, buttery citrus cookie made with creamy Land O Lakes® Butter, lemon, lime, and orange zest.
Using convenient Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter Half Sticks makes it easy to pull out the right amount of butter you need, while keeping the rest of the butter ultra-fresh.
I dunked the warm, aromatic citrus cookies in green and yellow sprinkles to give them the appearance of nests.
While the cookies are warm, the sugar sprinkles stick really well.
For kicks and giggles, I topped each citrus cookie with a white chocolate truffle chick. The chicks are much easier to make than you might think…
I used candy melts to pipe itty-bitty feet, beaks and wings onto wax paper.
Then, I dunked creamy white chocolate truffles in molten candy melts, sat them in the citrus cookie nests, and attached the body parts while the candy melts were still soft.
White Chocolate Truffle Citrus “Chick” Cookies are a fun spring project for the kids, and will make a show-stopping addition to your Easter table or class party.
I love the little yellow chicks for Easter, but the baby blue birds are marvelous for any spring celebration. They are only half-dipped to create the color variation.
Not only do these cookies look adorable, they are easy to make and taste amazing. That is certainly something worth celebrating.
But we’ve got something else to celebrate today…
Pin A Meal. Give a Meal. is underway! It’s a brilliant program that
Land O’Lakes takes part in each year, helping Feeding America® donate meals to the hungry. Every hungry family has a story to share. You can help change how those stories turn out… by pinning on Pinterest!
Each time you pin a specified image (including these images) your pin counts as 10 meals donated to hungry families across the country.
This year’s donation goal is 3.5 million meals through Feeding America®. You can pin this White Chocolate Truffle Citrus “Chick” Cookie recipe, or select your own recipe from Land O’Lakes to contribute even more meals!
To learn more, visit www.landolakes.com/pinameal.
Pretty incredible, right?
Please take a moment to pin these chicks (and some of the other recipes) on every Pinterest board on which they fit. Your simple gesture will have a HUGE impact on children and families across our nation, giving them something to celebrate.
This year, Land O’Lakes is offering another fun way to support Pin A Meal. Give a Meal. — A live online cooking event with Ree, The Pioneer Woman, and Becky from the Land O’Lakes Test Kitchen. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 1 at noon. ET. Ree and Becky will be cooking their signature Feeding America® recipes live through an online video stream from Ree’s ranch and answering your spring cooking and baking questions.
The best part? All day on April 1, for each recipe pinned from the Land O’Lakes Pin A Meal. Give A Meal board Land O’Lakes will double their Feeding America® donation from 10 meals per pin to 20 meals per pin.
Participating in the event is simple!
- RSVP by clicking the link here: landolakes.com/livecookingevent. A reminder will be automatically added to your calendar and you’ll be sent a confirmation email recapping all the event details.
- At noon on April 1, return to the same link where you RSVP’d and tune in for the live cooking event.
- Share your questions for Ree and Becky on Twitter using #PinAMeal and they may answer them live during the event.
- All day on April 1, pin recipes included in the Land O’Lakes Pin A Meal. Give a Meal program to help double the amount of meal donations.
I’ll be participating along with fellow bloggers Two Peas and their Pod, a farmgirl’s dabbles, Bake at 350, Fifteen Spatulas and The Little Kitchen. We hope you will join us!
Check out some of my friends’ recipe for Pin A Meal. Give a Meal.
Cheesy Hash Brown Cups with Bacon – A Farmgirl’s Dabbles
Sugar Cookie Bars with Strawberry Glaze – Bake At 350
Leek Gratin – Fifteen Spatulas
Brown Butter Pasta – The Little Kitchen
Spring Panzanella Salad – Two Peas and Their Pod
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