St. John the Apostle- Dec 27

St. John the Apostle has a feast day coming up right after Christmas. The sign of St. John is the eagle, so here are some cute eagle foods I have made!

Eagle Marshmallow Pop
Front and side profiles of eagle marshmallow pop

If you want to make your own eagle marshmallow pop, here’s what you’ll need:

Lollipop Sticks
Large Marshmallows
Dark Chocolate Chips
White Gumdrops
Shredded Coconut
Almond Bark
Black Food Color Paste
Flower Shaped Sprinkles

Here’s what you do:

For the Body~
Put your large marshmallow on the stick and cover it in melted dark chocolate. Stick on 2 yellow flower-shaped sprinkles for his feet, and chocolate chips for the wings. Allow to cool. Use a blob of melted almond bark to stick on shredded coconut for the eagle’s tail.

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For the Head~
Melt your dark chocolate and almond bark until smooth. Dip the bottom of your white gumdrop into the melted almond bark, then dip it into your shredded coconut to make the “feathers” on his neck. Cut a slit where his beak goes, and insert a sideways yellow flower-shaped sprinkle.  Make two dots with black food color paste for the eyes using a dull toothpick (as a substitute for one of those awesome food markers).


Eagle Head Quesadillla
Quesadilla made into Eagle head

This eagle head quesadilla is really easy to make. Just fold a tortilla in half, and then cut out a “ghost” shape with some scissors.  It cuts very nicely with scissors. Then, put some cheese in the middle and microwave (or fry it if you’re a little more ambitious than me, or if you’re preparing it for adults). Finish off by cutting the beak shape out of a slice of cheddar cheese, and stick a raisin on there for an eye 😀