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These colorful St. Patrick’s Day Favors with Gold Coins and Rainbows make the perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat for kids!
How adorable are these edible St. Patrick’s Day Favors With Gold Coins and Rainbows?! My kids love a good treat bag and we love any excuse to make one!
With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, it’s a fun reason to make a rainbow treat for kids that will make them giddy with excitement to catch leprechauns!
These cute St. Patrick’s Day favors with edible gold coins and rainbows are fun to hand out to friends or the class or to surprise your kids from a leprechaun friend!
Maybe it’s what will be waiting for them after after the leprechaun trap they set out.
How do you make the candy rainbow?
Thank goodness for candy options out there that make it easy like these rainbow Twizzlers. All you need to do is shape into a rainbow and snip!
Then place into an arch inside the cello bags and add a small handful of mini marshmallows on each end for the clouds.
How to make edible gold coins for St. Patrick’s Day?
We’ve seen this idea floating around Pinterest and had to try it to make sure it worked! The key is using an edible gold spray, and also yellow round shaped cookies.
We found that golden Oreos work best, but try to get the thin sized ones so they resemble coins as much as possible.
Make sure to add two coats of spray paint on each side. The spray we got dries extremely fast so there was not much down time in between, just a few minutes.
Another key is to spray on top of parchment paper so surfaces don’t get messy.
These colorful St Patrick’s Day favors with edible gold coins are great for St. Patty’s or rainbow parties!
If your school allows food or treats, the surprise the class with these adorable rainbow St. Patrick’s Day treats!
They are also great party favors for a St. Patrick’s Day party or rainbow party! Let’s face it, kids (and adults) love rainbows. They’re bright, happy and instantly put a smile on your face. You can’t go wrong with handing out these lucky treats no matter the occasion.
St. Patrick’s Day Favors with Gold Coins and Rainbows – Materials
Cello Bags 10″ x 6″ work well
St. Patrick's Day Favors With Gold Coins and Rainbows
- Step 1. Lay your golden Oreos onto parchment paper. Lightly spray the cookies, wait a few minutes and give it a second coat. Reverse the cookies and spray back with two coats.
- Step 2. Lay your Rainbow Twizzlers in rainbow order, shape into an arch and trim the edges.
- Step 3. Place your rainbow inside the cello bag.
- Step 4. Add mini marshmallows on either end of the rainbow and 3 gold coins inside.
- Step 5. Tie off with a ribbon.
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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.