80's Themed Cookies

Baking By prentiss1223 Updated 16 May 2008 , 12:44pm by sallene

prentiss1223 Posted 13 May 2008 , 3:26pm
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Hi- I'm having an 80's themed birthday party and I wanted to make cookie favors but I can't come up with any fun idea. Can anyone help? Thanks in advance for your help!

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KHalstead Posted 13 May 2008 , 3:53pm
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how about a rubik's cube cookie??
Or some hightop sneakers.....or a cassette tape with a "hair band's" name on it lol

sallene Posted 13 May 2008 , 4:07pm
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I think the Rubik's Cube and Cassette tape idea is great!

You could also do Pac Man, joysticks, some of the School House Rock stuff (how a bill becomes a law, etc.), pink houses (John Cougar), Ray Ban sunglasses, Michael Jackson's glove, etc.

KHalstead Posted 13 May 2008 , 6:28pm
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Michael Jackson's glove......now that brings back memories lol That was the only birthday cake I remember as a kid......my mom made a cake in a pyrex lasagna pan (left it in there too lol) and frosted it pink, (grocery store icing.mmm...lol) and traced her own hand and then filled it in with silver dragees!! I think I ate the entire glove myself (so much for those things being poisonous!! Oh wait...maybe that's what's wrong with me???? hahaha)

mgigglin Posted 14 May 2008 , 9:11am
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I love the rubiks cube idea! I loved my Vans in the 80's oh and my Top Siders! Oh Mtv started then! Could you do some version of the tv on a cookie with an antenna on top? Oh I just went back in time.. that's when Mtv was the best!! Great, now I want to watch Pretty in Pink! icon_lol.gif

Kim

Melonie1005 Posted 15 May 2008 , 12:16am
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Parachute pants..remember those? icon_lol.gif

kneadacookie Posted 15 May 2008 , 12:20pm
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OMG i had parachute pants!!!!

Mandica12182 Posted 15 May 2008 , 12:36pm
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Do a high top show with 2 different colored, slouched socks....LOL...that's the biggest thing I remember...or a t shirt tied on one side.

sambugjoebear Posted 15 May 2008 , 12:53pm
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Since you're not selling them, you could make 80's cartoon character cookies. icon_biggrin.gif Fraggle Rock, Heman, She-ra (sp?), Smurfs, Popples, Rainbow Brite, Strawberry Shortcake, ThunderCats, Snorks, etc. icon_smile.gif Don't forget the flourescent colored shoe strings on the high tops and roller skates icon_wink.gif OH!! I almost forgot Jem! icon_surprised.gif

As for the parachute pants, I had some too... lol. They were black/white checkered.

kneadacookie Posted 15 May 2008 , 1:31pm
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remember the leg warmers too

Melonie1005 Posted 15 May 2008 , 2:28pm
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This thread is so much fun. Please show us pictures of what you decide to make. I had those too. Flashdance reunion anyone?

busymom9431 Posted 15 May 2008 , 7:14pm
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How about a hair spray can? White Rain, Rave, Aqua Net, Anyone?
HA! You guys are too funny!

duckduck Posted 15 May 2008 , 11:05pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KHalstead

how about a rubik's cube cookie??
Or some hightop sneakers.....or a cassette tape with a "hair band's" name on it lol




Cassette or record. Vinyl. Ya' know, those big black round things? icon_biggrin.gif
Pee chees.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pee_Chee_folder
Pop rocks were new then, even if they are still around. Maybe used them on top of the cookies?

bmullard Posted 15 May 2008 , 11:56pm
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If we are talking about hairspray, what about making Loves Baby Soft Perfume bottles? Anybody else do the Loves Baby Soft or Polo?LOL!


Brenda

allydav Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:10am
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Don't forget some big earings!

melysa Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:12am
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what a hoot! i cant wait to see what you've decided on. please post them to this thread!!!

andpotts Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:14am
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Cans of TAB soda icon_smile.gif This thread has made me laugh, what great ideas!

mrs_morton Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:20am
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I'm not sure of the age range of the attendees for your party but I grew up in the 80's and the cartoons were the best! The Smurfs, Fraggle Rock, JEM, Thundercats, He-man, etc. The 80's were the best! LOL

lisad1 Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:38am
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I'm with busymom9431, cans of hairspray..and BIG hair...That was the joy of the 80's...and Rhinestone Boots!! Those were the days!! icon_cool.gif

TC123 Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:52am
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Don't forget break dancin'!!! Maybe you could airbrush some cookies like grafitti. icon_razz.gif

kneadacookie Posted 16 May 2008 , 11:34am
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lisad1...a giant pink can of aqua net

cohen1 Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:04pm
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I am having flashbacks! please make them stop! Just kidding, these were fun times.

I so love the aqua net idea, nothing says eighties like big un-moveable hair!

how about some bright neon colors, you could do the words RELAX!

or my personal fav, a pair of sunglasses for the os so hot at the time, corey hart and his sunglasses at night!!!! Oh I loved that manicon_smile.gif

just some thoughts, keep em coming, this is such a fun thread!!!!

sallene Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:44pm
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Ah, Baby Soft! Now that brings back some memories.

I can't wait to see the cookies!

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