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Earth Day Recipes

Are you looking for kid-friendly recipes to make on Earth Day? Then, check out this collection of Earth Day Recipes. Furthermore, these recipes are kid-friendly and are an excellent way for kids to learn how to cook and bake in the kitchen. Finally, this collection of recipes is perfect for Earth Day, and they’re also a fun edible craft to make throughout the year. Enjoy and have fun!

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What is Earth Day?

According to National Geographic, “Earth Day is an annual (yearly) celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations.”

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Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 in the United States, and either on April 22 or the day the Spring Equinox occurs for the rest of the world.

Furthermore, there are “Core goals that Earth Day pursues” such as –

  • Advocacy
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation and Biology
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Green Economy
  • Green Schools
  • Recycling and Waste Reduction
  • Sustainable Development
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In conclusion, Earth Day is a day of celebration of the resources our beautiful Earth provides. In addition, it is an opportunity to raise awareness for environmental needs to continue to allow our planet to thrive.

A Collection of Earth Day Recipes

Earth Day Cupcakes

Are you looking to thank someone who has worked hard to make meaningful changes to preserve our planet? Then, try out these Earth Day cupcakes. This recipe is not only delicious, but it also serves as a lifelong lesson for giving thanks to others.

Ladybug and Bee Pretzels

Have you ever sat outside and enjoyed the beauty that nature brings? Birds chirping, bees flying (and hopefully not stinging), bright and vibrant flowers blowing in the breeze? What better way to bring the beauty of nature indoors than with Pretzel ladybugs and bumblebees? These dessert bites are so easy to make and the perfect way to “bake” with your child or children in the kitchen.

Easy Dirt Cups Recipe

Get ready for your kids to go crazy for these Easy Dirt Cups! Dirt Cups are layered with pudding, and Oreo cookies, and then topped with gummy worms.

Earth Day Cookies

Earth Day is quickly approaching on Saturday, April 22nd this year!  These Earth Day Cookies are the perfect treat to make with children to celebrate this beautiful day.

Earth Day Kid-Made Fruit Snack

Are you looking for an easy, delicious, and Earth Day-worthy snack? Get ready for this Kid-Made Fruit Snack recipe! Furthermore, pair this snack with an Earth Day book for kids to teach your child what this day is truly about.

Layers of the Earth Pudding Cups

Layers of Earth Pudding Cups are appetizing for both your brain and appetite. This edible project is a fun way for kids to learn about the different parts of the Earth‘s core with creamy bites from this layered pudding cup. In addition to an education lesson, these cups also make excellent kid-party desserts!

Fun Fruit Strawberry Flowers

These simple and darling Strawberry Flowers are an excellent snack to make for any day and specifically, Earth Day!

Stuffed Dirt Cake

Dirt Pudding takes on a whole new meaning with this Stuffed Dirt Cake. Engage your child in the world of baking with a cake with edible flowers and worms spilling out when you cut into it!

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

These Vegan Peanut Butter Cups are incredibly easy! Learn how to make this classic treat and elevate the decorations to celebrate Earth Day. (Note: If you’re allergic or sensitive to peanuts, you can easily substitute the peanut butter for almond, cashew, or sun butter, and enjoy!)

Easy Earth Day Treat Cups

These easy little treat cups are a fun way to celebrate this beautiful world we live in! In addition, this recipe is easy to follow, simple for children to partake in, and delicious with Kool-Aid-flavored Earth Day popcorn!

Easy Tree Snack for Kids

Do you want to teach your children about the importance of trees for Earth Day? Check out this recipe for Tree Snacks to make, eat, and enjoy with your child or children.

Carrot Patch Pudding Cups

Carrot Patch Pudding Cups are a bright and creative treat to make and enjoy with your child for Easter, Earth Day, and throughout the year! Chocolate and vanilla pudding is stirred with caramel syrup and topped with a sugared banana ‘carrot.’ Finally, it is crumbled cookies for carrot patch pudding cups.

What’s better than a creamy and chocolatey Oreo Cookie Ball? What about one that is topped with edible flowers to celebrate the beauty of gardening on Earth Day? Check out this simple, elegant, and fun dessert to make with your child or children to honor the beauty of the world around us.

Earth Day Cereal Treats

Earth Day Rice Krispie Treats are decorated with food coloring and sprinkles. This classic dessert is a bright and delicious way to celebrate Earth Day!

Earth Day Cake Pops

Earth Day Cake Pops are a cute, kid-friendly dessert. Furthermore, these cake pops are covered in blue and green candy coating and decorated to look like our beautiful, Mother Earth.

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