May Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
Volume 7, Issue 10
Webelos Traveler & Artist
Tiger Big Ideas 17
GRUB - Fun Food
California Inland Empire Council
covered graham cracker cookies
Fruit Roll Up
Roll up. Cut strips about 1/8
inch by 1 1/2 inch. If you
like, you can cut a V shape in one in like a ribbon. This is the tassel. Press onto the center of the cookie top.
Press cookie onto the bottom side of the Reese cup.
Makes a great party treat for any age graduation!
Ice Cream in a Bag
1/2 Cup milk, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 3/4 Tablespoon vanilla, Ice, 6 Tablespoons
salt 1 large freezer bag 1 small bag
1. Put first 3
ingredients into a small bag and close.
2. Put ice into
large bag until the bag is half full.
3. Add the salt
to the ice.
4. Put the small
bag into the large bag, and seal the large bag.
5. Shake the
bags for five (5) minutes. 6.Put in freezer for a few minutes until thick
like ice cream.
pudding. Have the scouts crush
up vanilla wafers in a plastic bag and then put on the pudding.
Add a gummy fish or worm or any beachy thing.
Cup o' Fish
Make an edible
aquarium in a cup.
Blue Jell-O, gummy fish, and clear plastic cups.
Make blue Jell-O
according to the directions on the box.
Pour into clear plastic cups. Let
them cool in the refrigerator until partially set - about an hour.
When they're partially set, place a few gummy fish in each cup.
Put them in the refrigerator until they're completely set. Eat and enjoy!
include: Frozen fish-Popsicle's (just freeze the Jell-O in Popsicle molds -
add the gummy fish when they are partially set - unmold very gently when
entirely frozen). These are
really messy to eat and are best eaten outside.
An entire punch bowl of fish Jell-O (made like the cup o' fish)!
Tug of Taffy
Try your hands
at making an elastic summer sweet. It's sweet, light and it stretches out in
front of you. Pulling gives the
candy a shiny texture and makes the recipe especially for kids (scouts) to
1 1/2 cup sugar
vegetable glycerin (available at health food stores)
4 drops yellow
or green food coloring
lemon or lime juice
In a large
saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, water, salt and glycerin.
Mix well with a wooden spoon. Cook
over medium hat, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat when a candy thermometer inserted into the
mixture reads 255 degrees. Stir
in the butter and food coloring. Pour
into a greased flat pan to cool. Using
a metal spatula, fold over the candy edges to keep them from hardening.
When the mixture is cool enough to handle, brush on the citrus juice
and it's ready to pull. Butter
your hands well and stretch the taffy until it is elastic (about 5 minutes).
Pull into a long rope and cut into bite-size pieces.
Place ice cubes
in zip lock bag. Let scouts
crush the ice with a mallet or hammer. Pour flavoring over the crushed ice
and eat with a spoon.
Circle 10 Council
½ cup whipped
from about 2 cups of watermelon. Place watermelon in blender and grind it
up. Chill. Fold in
and mix well. Tastes sort of like watermelon sherbet.
Homemade Root Beer
Circle 10 Council
2 cups sugar
¾ to 1 teaspoon
3 – 4 teaspoon
root beer extract
4 quarts of
in ½ cup water for 15 minutes. While yeast is dissolving, dissolve sugar in
3 ½ quarts of water. Add root
beer extract. After yeast has
dissolved, add it to the root beer/water mixture.
Mix together and pour in a gallon jar or jug.
Cap. Let it sit in Warm place for 24 hours. Then refrigerate.
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