National Chocolate Chip Day: 5 Sweet Ways to Celebrate

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day! In honor of this sweet holiday, we’ve rounded up 5 of our favorite ways to celebrate. Just don’t forget your glass of milk to wash these delicious treats down!

Treats with Chocolate Chips:

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If you dream in chocolate, you’ll love our double Chocolate Chocolate Crunchy Cookies! Buttery, rich and drowning in irresistible chocolate flavor, this treat is for those who just can’t get enough decadence.

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Or for a fresh twist, whip up these fruity and colorful Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Fruit Pizzas instead!

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Bite into one of our Miss Grace Chocolate Fudge Cakes and you are sure to be delighted! Your mouth is first greeted by an chocolate glazed outer shell, then followed by a rich cake packed with dark chocolate morsels for the ultimate sweet treat.

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If you prefer a more classic flavor, there’s no better way to celebrate than with traditional Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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When life gives you chocolate chips, make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge! This recipe from Celebrations.com is simple, delicious and fun to make with the kids.

Celebrate Mother’s Day With These Sweet Cookie Stats!

Moms agree: there’s no sweeter way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with delicious desserts… and we have the stats to prove it! Based on Cheryl’s Mother’s Day gifts sent in previous years, we’ve come up with the perfect recipe for this year’s celebration.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or sentiment for your Mom, Aunt or Grandmother, be sure to check out our Mother’s Day infographic for some fun facts seriously sweet inspiration!

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Mother’s Day: 4 Simple Ways to Sweeten Her Day

Whether you’re planning a Mother’s Day brunch or movie night-in planned, take her special day to the next level with these simple yet sweet sentiments.

Start with an invitation. Sending Mom an invitation to her Mother’s Day celebration may be out of the ordinary, but such a simple gesture turns it from a casual day into a formal celebration! Celebrations.com has a collection of both free and premium Mother’s Day cardsmothers-day-ideas-invitation and invitations sure to set the proper scene.

Entice the senses with scent. There’s nothing quite like entering a room and being whisked away to a paradise with an enjoyable scent. Light a candle, spray her favorite fragrance, light some incense or simply bake something sweet in the oven to fill your home with Mom’s favorite scent.

Incorporate florals into the menu. Of course you’re going to send Mother’s Day flowers, but think outside the vase and incorporate flowers into your entire menu! Edible flowers are easy to sprinkle onto your food or drink like Celebrations.com did with their Apple Rose Punch.

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Alternatively, one of our buttercream frosted flower cookies are just the sweet and festive touch to really add some color to the spread.

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Surprise her with a social media shout-out. If Mom follows you on any social media channel, show off how much she means to you with a special shout-out! Be it your favorite photo of her or a favorite memory, she’s sure to be touched by this public display of love and appreciation.

Fun Twists on Easter Traditions

Easter decorating, Easter brunches, egg hunts.. some of the best moments and memories of Easter are ones spent celebrating traditions with family and friends. Here are a few family-friendly Easter traditions with fun twists on each!

Egg Decorating

A fun activity for the entire family, decorating eggs in time for Easter has become a tradition celebrated by those who don’t even celebrate Easter! You can decorate with so much more than paint; check out these 20 Easter egg decorating ideas for some serious inspiration.

Looking for a unique alternative to traditional Easter egg decorating? Why not swap out the hard boiled eggs for cookies and the paint for frosting with help from our Easter egg Decorating Cookie Kit?! After the decorating is done, the artists can then snack on their creations!

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Easter Baskets for the Kids

For children, one of the most exciting parts of Easter is unwrapping and tearing apart a basket full of festive goodies. From creative activity boxes to treats shaped like eggs and bunnies, you never know what you’ll find! Make this an interactive game by slipping a different word into each recipient’s basket. Then, have the entire group combine their words and see if they can put them together to create a festive phrase!

Tip: When packing your Easter baskets, avoid large containers of treats and opt for individually wrapped bites, such as our Easter cookies.

Egg Hunts

Whether you attend a neighborhood egg hunt or organize your own, this is one of the best ways to get a large group of children (and children at heart) involved in celebrating the season.

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Put a fun twist on this by having the kids decorate their egg hunt bags or baskets beforehand!

Easter Bunny Fun

Celebrate the holiday’s favorite icon with treats inspired by the famous Easter bunny! We love the idea of using the bunny’s likeness to add a festive touch to the celebration like Celebrations.com did with these DIY Bunny Milk Bottles.

What sorts of Easter traditions does your family partake in? Share them with us below in the comments!

How to Make Suprise Easter Egg Treats

You can decorate your Easter eggs or hide them. And now, you can even eat them! If you’re looking to really wow at your Easter festivities, set up a festive dessert spread to satisfy every bunny!

We love the idea of Easter egg treats filled with an extra sweet surprise. You can fill these with your favorite candies or even dried fruit like raisins! Head on over to Celebrations.com for the full recipe for these beauties.

More Creative Easter Treats:

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Egg Carton Easter Cookies

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Buttercream Frosted Baby Chick Cookies

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Easter Cutout Cookie Decorating Kit

Spiked Pot of Gold Shooters

W’e’re always looking for the perfect pairing for our St. Patrick’s Day cookies. While milk is always a classic sometimes we need something a bit more grown-up for the adults to enjoy.

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That’s where these Pot of Gold shooters from Celebrations.com come in. Not only are they are fun AND simple to make, but they also house a delicious St. Patrick’s Day-ready cocktail so the adults can feel festive while they are sipping on their liquid luck!

The Perfect Pairing For Your St. Patrick’s Day Cookies: DIY Leprechaun Milk Bottles

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner so it’s time to pull out the Shamrock Cookies! We came across these adorable DIY Leprechaun Milk Bottles from Celebrations.com that are just the perfect pairing for any St. Patrick’s Day cookie or dessert spread.

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If you’re feeling extra festive, you can even add a few drops of green food coloring to make this an extra fun drink for the kids. For adults, you can even serve some Irish Coffee in these adorable milk jars.

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