5 New Orleans-Themed Treats

August 29, 2011

After the IFBC this weekend, I'm experiencing a bit of NOLA withdrawal, which prompted me to compile these New Orleans-Themed treats. Today is the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, so it seems appropriate to commemorate that inauspicious date in a sweet culinary way.

1. Fleur-de-Lis Cookies: These fleur-de-lis cookies are frosted in gold icing. The buttery sugar cookies are ideal reminders of NOLA's signature symbol.

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2. Rosalyn's Pralines:These delicious pralines are loaded with pecans and can be packaged as simple standalone desserts or as wedding favors wrapped with a printed card.

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3. New Orleans Saints Football: These sugar-butter cookies are perfect game-day treats -- if you're a New Orleans Saints fan, that is. The cookies are shaped like Saints jerseys, helmets and footballs and are frosted in either lemon, lime, orange, vanilla or almond.

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4. New Orleans Saints Chocolate Lollipop Favors: These chocolate lollipops come in a fleur-de-lis shape and a customizable football player shape. They're just one of the NOLA Party Boutique's many fun theme lollipops.

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5. Bourbon Street Coconut Crunch Cake: This luscious cake has a coconut crown covered in either key lime glaze or vanilla almond glaze. It's the perfect New Orleans-themed sweet for fans of Southern cuisine.

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