Special Valentine Snacks For Your Kid’s Lunch
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, considering making some simple Valentine’s snacks that the kids can bring to school? Whether you are making them for your own child’s lunch or as a special treat for the class, following are some snacks that are simple to transport and simple for the kids to consume once they dig in!
Marshmallow Popcorn Hearts are a simple twist on popcorn balls. With this recipe, you can skip the Karo syrup and simply melt some marshmallows instead! This quick and simple recipe is similar to Rice Krispie bars, only with popcorn instead!
Melt the butter/margarine and marshmallows in a large kettle or in the microwave. (Microwave: 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once) Stir the mixture until it is smooth, no lumps, and then add the red food coloring.
Stir in the popped popcorn about half at a time.
Wait 10 minutes or so until it is cool enough to handle.
Grease individual heart shaped pans with butter.
Press the popcorn mixture into the greased pans.
Cool the popcorn hearts. Remove from pans. Sprinkle each with red colored sugar.
Wrap each individually in plastic wrap pink or red finishes it off nicely.
Melt the caramels or hard candy according to the package directions. Insert a craft stick into one end of each apple. Dip the apple into the melted caramel, covering it entirely. Lift the apple and let it drip for a few seconds and then set it on the wax paper until entirely set about two hours) Use a cake decorating tool ( mulberry purse or a plastic bag with a hole in the corner and a decorating tip) to write a sweet message on each apple. Wrap in plastic wrap and secure the wrap at the top of the apple with a rubber band, leaving the stick exposed as a handle.
Finally, you can whip up these peppermint stars from a quick meringue batter. They make a sweet little treat that carries well in a lunch.
3. Add vanilla and cream of tartar to egg whites. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until soft peaks form (tips curl) mulberry purse . Gradually add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff, glossy peaks form (tips stand straight) and sugar dissolves. Quickly beat in peppermint extract. Tint pink with several drops of red food coloring, if desired.
4. Using a pastry tube with a large star decorating tip, pipe cookies onto prepared cookie sheets (form cookies about 1 1/2 inches in diameter). Bake in a 300 degree F oven for 15 minutes. Turn off oven and let cookies dry in oven with door closed about 30 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets. Cover and store in a dry place. Makes 45 cookies.
Your children wi mulberry purse ll be excited when you take the time to prepare these special Valent mulberry purse ine’s Day snacks for their lunches. After all, special treats from the ones who loves us most are what makes Valentine’s Day special!.