Mickey Mouse is turning 87 this year, folks! That’s right. Walt Disney’s most famous cartoon character is just 13 years short of turning 100.
To celebrate the only mouse who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, here are birthday treats made in his honor that you can easily re-create at home for Mickey Mouse’s birthday (or for anybody else’s).
The best way to celebrate Mickey’s birthday would be a trip to Disneyland. But if you don’t have the time or resources to make that happen, these recipes are your ticket to a taste of Disneyland.
This buttery soft pretzels will surely remind you of the ones sold at Disneyland.
Gingerbread cookies in Disneyland are served only once a year, but you can have it anytime, especially during Mickey’s birthday. Here’s the recipe for this “holly, jolly piece of heaven.”
This is the closest thing we can have to the fruit tart cookie from Boardwalk Bakery. Here’s how to make it.
This Mickey ice cream sandwich is beautiful, and all you need for this is a Mickey cutter and any ice cream sandwich recipe.
The churros sold at Disneyland are attracting visitors on its own. It’s one of the park’s well-loved food. Now you can have a taste of it using this recipe for churro cookies.
Finally, here are recipes that have a huge element of fun in them. It’s a game we all like to play with Mickey. It’s “find the hidden Mickey,” of course.
These cupcakes have Mickey’s silhouette inside, too. Cool!
Of course, you can’t have a birthday party without a cake. And what’s more fun than to slice a cake to open a surprise: a hidden Mickey!
A celebration is not complete without something to drink to toast the birthday celebrant. Here are two such drinks inspired by the Mouse himself.
This hot chocolate recipe is sure to bring everyone into a festive mood.
This mimosa with a Mickey Mouse twist was especially created for one of the original Disney fans, a woman who was among the first to watch the Mouse in his first ever cartoon, Steamboat Willie.
There’s no shortage of inspired food and drink choices out there, but these are the best to celebrate Mickey’s 87th birthday.
Happy birthday, Mickey Mouse!