In keeping with our “State Fair” theme this month, we decided to splurge and have a carnival snack.
My mom used to make graham cracker and frosting treats for us when we were little, so I thought I’d use the same idea, and mix it up to fit our theme.
And animal crackers were perfect for the occasion.
(P.S. I still think it’s strange that they aren’t called animal cookies. I mean, they are clearly cookies. CLEARLY.)
We made things more festive by dipping them in a vanilla frosting dip (with sprinkles, of course). The recipe for the frosting is below.
Homemade Vanilla Frosting Dip (snack size)
1 stick of butter
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Using an electric mixer, beat butter on a low speed until creamy
2. Slowly add confectioners’ sugar. Alternate between medium and high speed to aerate the frosting. Return to low speed and whip for 3 minutes.
3. Add vanilla and beat until frosting is smooth.