January 2009



29) Fire Cracker Sandwich

Materials: slice of bread peanut butter, jelly, tuna fish, or pimento cheese plastic wrap curling ribbon

Directions: Cut the crust off your bread. Flatten the bread with the palm of your hand. Spread peanut butter, tuna, or pimento cheese on the bread. Roll it up. Wrap it in plastic wrap. Twist the ends; then tie with ribbons to resemble a firecracker.

Hint! You can use a tortilla instead of bread to make this sandwich.

30) Peanut Butter Play Dough (Edible)

Materials: smooth peanut butter instant nonfat dry milk honey

Directions: Put 1 cup peanut butter, 1 cup dry milk, and ¼ cup honey in a bowl. Mix well. Give each child a small ball to roll on wax paper. Form into snakes, bunnies, or bears.

Hint! Decorate with raisins. Make balls and roll in oatmeal. *Here’s a recipe for yummy chocolate play dough. Mix 1 cup canned chocolate frosting, 1 cup peanut butter, and 2 cups instant nonfat dry milk. Mold and eat! MMMMM!

31) Polka Dot Pizza

Materials: 1 English muffin pizza sauce or tomato sauce sliced pepperoni mozzarella cheese (grated)

Directions: Spread 2 tablespoons of sauce on half a muffin. Put 4 slices of pepperoni on top. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil in the oven until the cheese melts. Mama Mia! What a pizza!

Hint! Try other toppings like bacon, green pepper, or mushrooms.

32) Stir Fried O’s

Materials: Cheerios butter or margarine cinnamon sugar

Directions: Put 2 tablespoons of butter in a pan. Melt the butter; then stir in 4 cups of Cheerios. Stir over medium heat until they are toasty and lightly browned. Sprinkle on cinnamon sugar and toss.

Hint! Use salt instead of cinnamon sugar and it will taste just like popcorn!


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