Have you ever heard of May Day? I knew very little about it until I did some research, and I found that people make May Day baskets and fill them with sweet treats and fresh flowers for spring. You can make your own May Day baskets and fill them with springy treat recipes from RecipeLion and more!
May Day is a celebration of fertility and the new life that emerges in springtime. Young ladies often danced around a tall maypole with streaming ribbons while musicians played a festive tune. Nowadays, many Americans celebrate with special May Day baskets. These baskets are left on the doorstep of someone special, and they are brimming with fresh dessert recipes and happy treats to spread the joy of spring.
Say hello to bright spring flowers with these Hello Flower Cupcakes. These sweet treats are simple to make, and they look adorable!
A Birdseed Bar is an excellent alternative to an energy bar, and the seeds inside are wonderful for spring!
An Orange Marmalade Muffin is easy to make and incorporates the fresh flavors of a ripe orange.
Speaking of strawberries, what could be tastier than Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. These fresh treats are ideal for a spring celebration.
If you missed the Girl Scout cookie season, make your own Homemade White Chocolate Samoa Girl Scout Cookies from AllFreeCopyCatRecipes.com for your May Day baskets.
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Anise Hyssop Flower Drop Cookies are made with anise hyssop, a floral herb that really brings out a new flavor in these sweet snacks. Friends and family will love these sweet bites and cookie recipes on May Day.
Add some fresh flowers to your May Day baskets, or give the sort of flower that will never fade with 37 Printable Flower Patterns from FaveCrafts.com! Make some pretty paper flower patterns and more with this phenomenal collection.
If you’re looking for the perfect vessel for these tasty treats and fabulous flowers, try learning How to Make a Friendship Garden Gift Basket Ensemble or a Lazy Daisy Flower Basket from FaveCrafts.com! These fun May Day basket crafts are a fun way to celebrate spring and friendship.
What would you put into a May Day basket?
I am so excited about making those Hello Flower Cupcakes! They are too cute!
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