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Elementary Children’s Ministry Snack: Age-Appropriate Recipes

Looking for fun recipes that you can use with your elementary children’s ministry classroom? Here are a couple!


2 Age-Appropriate Recipes for Elementary Classes

Elementary Recipe #1: Puppy Chow

Ingredients

  • 9 cups crispy rice cereal squares,
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter,
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, and
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar

Directions to Make Puppy Chow

In a saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate; add peanut butter and mix until smooth. Remove from heat, add cereal and stir until coated. Pour powdered sugar into large plastic bag, add coated cereal and shake until well coated. Store in an airtight container.

Source: allrecipes.com

Elementary Recipe #2: Haystacks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips,
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. butter, and
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles

Directions to Make Haystacks

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.

First, place chocolate chips and butter in a microwave-safe container. Then heat on 50% power for 1 minute. Stir, and repeat, if necessary, until chocolate is melted. Add chow mein noodles to chocolate mixture, and stir until well-coated. Spoon tablespoonsful of the mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

Source: kidscooking.about.com

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