Oreo Pop Baby Rattles ~ A Baby Shower for Jenny!

Today’s a special day!

We are celebrating our friend Jenny.  She’s gonna have a baybeh.

Another boy to add to her houseful of boys.

Speaking from one mom of boys to another, you’re in for more fun, my friend!

You all know Jenny...she writes the insanely sweet blog Picky Palate.  And I have to tell you she is even nicer and sweeter in real life.


So, to celebrate Jenny and her soon-to-be bundle of joy, we are having a fun, “virtual” baby shower, since we all can’t be there in in person to give her cookies and hugs before her little nugget arrives.

And because we all know Jenny is an Oreo Queen, I made some super easy, and totally cute Oreo Pop Baby Rattles.

Kinda the easiest thing ever, but perfect for a shower!

All you need are a few supplies to make these.  Start with Double Stuf Oreos, Bite Size Oreos, Blue Candy melts, Some sprinkles for decoration…

PhotobucketAnd some lollipop sticks.  I cut mine down to 3 inches, so the “rattle” was a little more proportioned,


The steps are easy.  Separate the Double Stuf Oreo cookie and press the stick gently into the cream.  Then press the other half back on top.

Next separate two Bite Size Oreos and using both of the cream sides and sandwich the lollipop stick in between.

* I saved all my extra “uncreamed” sides in a ziplock to use in the future for cookie crumbs or a garnish.

PhotobucketMelt your candy melts in the microwave with about a 1-2 teaspoons of vegetable shortening and dip each side, tapping off the excess.  Transfer to wax paper to set.

Immediately press on the sprinkles into the wet candy.


Tie a cute little bow around the stick and that’s it!


Now here’s the fun part…some of Jenny’s friends from around the internets are showering her with deliciousness too!  Spend some time and check out what everyone made!

Congrats Jenny and I can’t wait to see your little guy’s sweet face! xoxo

Angie: Bakerella Baby Faces
Bev: Bev Cooks Horseradish Deviled Eggs
Bridget: Bake at 350 Cute as a Button Cupcakes
Cheryl: TidyMom Salted Caramel Cupcakes
Gaby: Whats Gaby Cooking Blueberry Buttermilk Cake
Heather: Heather’s Dish Perfect Pancake Bites
Julie: The Little Kitchen Mixed Berry Mint Slushies
Kathy: Panini Happy Baby Oreo Ice Cream Pies

Kristan: Confessions of a Cookbook Queen Homemade Animal Crackers
Lauren: Lauren’s Latest Mini Chocolate Lava Cakes
Lori: Recipe Girl Oreo and Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Maria: Two Peas and Their Pod Cookies ‘n Cream Sheet Cake
Marion: Sweetopia Baby Shower Cookie Favors
Marla: Family Fresh Cooking Blueberry Mint Agua Fresca
Michelle: Brown Eyed BakeShrimp Nacho Bites
Recipe BoyChocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Oreos
Robyn: Add a Pinch: Blue Velvet Baby Shower Cake
Shaina: Food For My Family Ginger Plum Preserves
Shelly: Cookies and Cups Oreo Pop Baby Rattles
Naomi: Bakers Royale – Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Trifles

58 Responses

  1. Oh. My. Gosh. These are the CUTEST thing ever. You are so creative girl!! 🙂 And I LOVE those Tiffany blue candy melts!! 🙂 How perfect for a baby shower!! 🙂

  2. Wait, you saved the leftover cookies in a bag? That’s some self control! Maybe I could do it, if I was chewing gum, or just had a huge meal or something. This is the cutest thing I’ve seen in a while, I hope I have an excuse to make it soon!

  3. OK…these are TOTAL genius!!! I’m stealing this idea for every baby shower I attend from now until eternity.

    PS…my sister just announced yesterday that she’s pregnant with her 4th….yep. Guess what I’m making for the shower?!?

  4. When I saw the title of these…I knew I was going to love them…and even more than love, I adore them! They are so adorable…you put it over the top with the mini oreo at the bottom of the rattle. Perfect for Jenny!!

  5. Shelly these are too adorable!
    Love it that you used Oreos for Jenny’s shower!
    Can’t wait til Jenny’s Sweet~Pea arrives.
    I’ll be posting my treat for the shower later this week when the new blog design is complete!
    I was giddy in the kitchen today whipping up your Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting!

  6. They are very cute. Followed your recipe and have wasted half the bag so far. Dipping in the candy it just falls apart. What do I do? And laying it on the wax paper the other side does’nt look good at all. How do you get the other side smooth???? HELP PLEASE I have to make a hundred of them.

  7. Manny Freshhhhh

    So, we learned like a few a other people here that the Oreo’s tend to come off when you try to dip them. What we did is throw four of them in the microwave at a time to melt the creme and then stuck them in the freezer to join them all together. Just push down on the cookies once they come out of the microwave and throw them in the freezer until they have re-solidified. Bing bang boom; you’re ready to dip.

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