Here are three no-bake recipes for kids guaranteed to give you some quality time in the kitchen together and produce an edible treat.
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup butterscotch chips
1 cup salted nuts
4 cups chow mein noodles
Melt chips and peanut butter in the microwave. Stir in nuts and noodles. Drop by forkfuls onto waxed paper. Cool and enjoy.
Candy Bar Snack
4 cups oat cereal
1 cup golden raisins
6 oz salted peanuts
¼ cup butter
6 oz chocolate chips
Mix cereal, nuts and raisins. Melt butter in the microwave and pour over mixture. When mixed add the chocolate chips. Stir and serve in a bowl to be eaten by handfuls.
Honey Fruit Nuggets
¼ cup each: dried pitted prunes, dried pitted dates, dried apricots, dried figs.
1/3 cup wheat flake cereal, crushed
¼ cup honey
½ square unsweetened chocolate, melted
Non-stick cooking spray
Coconut or chopped nuts
Place dried fruit in hot water for five minutes. Drain. Place fruit in a blender with cereal mix and blend. Add honey and chocolate. Spray hands and form one inch balls. Roll in coconut or chopped nuts. Chill and enjoy.
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