October Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
Volume 10, Issue 3
Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock
Webelos Craftsman & Scientist
Tiger Cub Achivement #3
GRUB - Fun Food
Sugar Cone Cornucopias
These miniature horns of
plenty also double as edible name cards
Materials: Sugar cones, ribbon, decorator’s
icing (in tubes), fruit-shaped candies or cereal
Tie a ribbon around the opening of each sugar
With the tube of store-bought decorator’s icing,
carefully squirt the name of your guest along the side of the cone.
Place the cone on a saucer.
Then fill the cone with candies, such as raspberry
jellies, fruit-shaped fruits, marzipan fruits, candy corn and citrus slices.
You can also use fruit-shaped cereal, which is much less expensive.
the goodies spill over the opening
and around the cone.
Chex Party Mix
Goldenrod District, Mid-America Council
Aluminum foil pie tin (mark boys' names on his tin)
1/2 cup butter
Rice Chex 9
Wheat Chex 2
1/2 Tbs. Garlic Salt
Ask the boys to each bring one of the "dry"
ingredients for Chex mix, just like at the First Thanksgiving. Put them in
bowls with measuring cups and spoons for scoops. Let each boy select the
ingredients he wants in an aluminum pie tin while the leader makes the sauce.
Dribble sauce over each boy's mixture and heat it in an oven at 250°F for
about 1 hour. Cool and serve.
Ingredients: 2 cups raw sunflower seeds, 1 cup
pine nuts, 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds, 1 cup dried and sweetened cranberries,
1 cup raisins
Measure all of the ingredients into a mixing
Stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.
Transfer some to a festive bowl to serve as an
Goldenrod District, Mid-America Council
ingredient in this snack mix symbolizes something associated with
Bugles brand corn snacks - shaped as a cornucopia, a horn of plenty
pretzels - represent arms folded in thanks and prayer
1 cup candy corn - during the first winter, the
Pilgrims were each allotted only 5 kernels of corn per day because food was so
dried or candy fruits - Thanksgiving is the celebration of the harvest
peanuts or sunflower seeds - seeds represent the potential of a bounteous
harvest for the next season if they are planted and well tended.
In a large bowl mix all ingredients together. Other
ingredients such as dry cereals, candies, or marshmallows can also be added.
Make this mix as a family and eat while discussing each ingredient and how it
relates to Thanksgiving.
Ingredients: 2 double-stuffed Oreos, candy
Directions: Open one Oreo. The half that has
the filling will be the base for your turkey to stand on. Eat the other
piece, if desired. Place the other Oreo on the filling standing upright.
This is your turkey body. Carefully place five candy corns into the filling
on the upright Oreo. These are the feathers. Place a Raisinet in front of
the turkey body for the head. Place on your table as a decoration, or gobble
it right up!
Krunchy Krazy Korn
Ingredients: 8 c popcorn, 1 cup brown sugar,
1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup corn syrup, 1/2 tsp. baking soda, 1 tsp.
Heat oven to 250°F.
Place popcorn in 15x10x1" baking pan.
In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar,
margarine and corn syrup;
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring
constantly. Simmer 2 minutes; remove from heat.
Stir in baking soda and vanilla.
Pour mixture evenly over popcorn curls; mix
Bake at 250°F for 30 minutes, stirring twice
during baking. Immediately remove from pan; cool completely on waxed paper or
Store in tightly covered container.
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