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Alphabet : A > Snacks

Apples added 2-27-98
Ants on a log added 2-27-98 Original Author Unknown

Need: Peanut Butter, Celery sticks, Raisins, and a butter knife.

Cover a celery stick with peanut butter. Place a few raisins on the peanut butter. They are the Ants.

Animal Crackers added 2-27-98
Tasting Different Kinds of Apples added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Provide three types of apples - red, yellow, and green. Wash the apples and cut them into pieces, and place on three separate paper plates. Tell children the name of each apple. Have them compare the color, texture and taste of each type of apple.

Apple finger cubes added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Pour 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin into a bowl. Add 2 cups boiling water. Stir until
gelatin is dissolved. Add one 6 oz. can unsweetened frozen apple juice concentrate.
Pour mixture into a lightly greased 9-by-13-inch cake pan and chill. Cut into squares when firm.

Apple coleslaw added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

In a bowl mix together 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup milk, and 1 tsp. lemon juice. Grate 1 large apple and 1 small cabbage and add them to the mayonnaise mixture.
Makes 8 servings.

Crock pot applesauce added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

8-10 medium apples, peeled and diced, 1/2 cup water, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Combine apples and water in the slow-cooking pot. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours until apples are very soft. Add sugar and cook on low for another 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Note: apples will be slightly chunky. If smooth is preferred, puree in a blender. Applesauce Quarter, core and peel 3 to 4 sweet apples. Cut the quarter pieces in half and put them in a saucepan. Add 1/2 cup water, sprinkle on 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and simmer, covered, until the apples are tender (about 20 minutes). Have the children mash the cooked apples with a potato masher or whirl them in a blender. Cool and eat. makes 6 servings.

Apple Crisp added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

1. Child chooses and washes an apple.
2. Teacher places the apple onto the apple peeler machine.
3. Child turns the crank and watches as the machine peels and slices the apple. (This was a fascinating step for all involved.)
4. Child places the apple slices and counts them into a dish/pan with a little water on the bottom.

STEP 2 - The Topping

Mix the following ingredients: 3/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of oats, 1/2 cup of cinnamon, 1/2 cup of nutmeg, 1/3 cup of margarine melted in a microwave

Mix and stir. Pat topping onto the top of the apples. Bake in a 350 oven for about 30 minutes (or until apples are bubbling and top is hardening). Spoon into individual bowls and leave plenty of time to cool before snack. YUM!

For a class of 15 we mixed and used two batches of topping on a large pan.

Stuffed Baked Apples added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Ingredients: Firm baking apples, Butter or marg., Sugar, Hot water, Filling for Apples
Fillings: raisins or walnuts or honey or banana slices or prunes or nutmeg or brown
sugar or coconut or cinnamon candies or orange slices or pineapple. Toppings: ice cream or peanut butter or whipped cream or cheese or vanilla pudding or granola or custard or lemon sherbet or jelly Core apples and sprinkle with 1 t. sugar. Set in baking dish. Stuff apple (combine several if you with). Pour hot water to cover bottom of dish. Bake 400 30-35 min. Spoon liquid over apples every 10 min. while cooking. Cool

Baked Apples Snack added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Make baked apples for the children to enjoy at snack time. Wash and core one apple per child. Place apples upright in a baking dish. Fill centers of apples with raisins and brown sugar. Sprinkle some cinnamon on top. Bake for one hour at 350. Serve with vanilla ice cream. Sure to be a hit!

Apple Muffins added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Make some yummy apple muffins. Take a packaged mix of oatmeal muffin mix
and add a cup of peeled and chopped apples. Bake as usual. Truly delicious!

An Apple Smile added 8-8-98 Original Author Unknown

Core and slice an apple. Spread peanut butter on one side of each apple slice. Place four tiny marshmallows on top of the peanut butter
of one slice. Top with another apple slice, peanut butter side down.
Gently squeeze together.

Individual Apple Pies added 3-1-99 Original Author Unknown

Ready-made pie crust (the kind that comes packaged flat in the dairy case) canned apple pie filling . Have each child cut out two large circles of pie crust (using a large, round cookie cutter or a large plastic drinking cup). Put a spoonful of pie filling in the middle of one circle. Place the second dough circle on top. Use a fork to crimp the edges and pierce a few holes in the top to allow steam to escape. Bake in a toaster oven 10-15 minutes or until brown.

Apple Honey Grahams added 3-1-99 Original Author Unknown

Need: Apples, Graham crackers, Peanut butter, Optional: honey

Give each child a slice of apple and a table knife for dicing the apple. Spread a graham cracker slice with peanut butter. Add honey, if you like. Sprinkle diced apples on top.

Apple Sandwiches added 3-1-99 Original Author Unknown

Need: Apples, Peanut butter

Slice apples the "round way" so that a star is formed in the center. Spread a slice with peanut butter and top with a second slice to form a sandwich. (You won't need to core the apples if the slices are thin.) You can use the leftover end pieces for making applesauce or for dicing on the apple grahams described above.

Apple Juice added 3-1-99 Original Author Unknown

1/2 cup seeded apples,1 cup water, 1 tsp. sugar. Blend the ingredients in a blender. Serve chilled.

Caramel Apples added 3-1-99 Original Author Unknown

Make caramel apples. Buy the boxed kind at the store.


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