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Baloo's Bugle

 

September 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 11, Issue 2
October 2004 Theme

Theme: It's A Circus of Stars
Webelos: Citizen and Showman
  Tiger Cub:
Achievement 1 & Activities

 

 

CUB GRUB

Peanut Clusters

Santa Clara County Council

Ingredients:

1 6-oz pkg chocolate chips

1 12-oz pkg butterscotch pieces

1 12-oz pkg salted Spanish peanuts

Combine chocolate and butterscotch pieces in heavy 2-quart saucepan.  Cook on medium heat until melted.  Stir once during melting.  Stir in peanuts.  Drop by teaspoons onto waxed paper.  Let set until firm.  Store in airtight container.

Makes 3 - 4 dozen.

Pizza Corn Dog Snacks

Santa Clara County Council

Ingredients:

1 16-oz pkg frozen corn dogs, thawed

cup pizza sauce

3 T chopped olives (optional)

1 4-oz jar sliced mushrooms, drained (optional)

cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Remove stick from each corn dog, and cut into one-inch slices.  Place on an ungreased baking sheet.  Spread with pizza sauce.  Top with olives and mushrooms (if desired); sprinkle cheese on top.

Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and corn dogs are heated through.

Yield:  30 pieces.

CIRCUS CAROUSEL

Circle Ten Council

Take two large sugar cookies. Cover one side of each with frosting. Insert thick pretzel sticks around the rim on each frosted side, Arrange two or three animal crackers between the pretzels to finish off your edible circus carousal.

CLOWN FACE

Circle Ten Council

Place a pear half on a plate. Arrange shredded carrots around the small end for the hair. Use raisins to crate eyes and a mouth, and a cherry for the nose.

BIG TOP TRAIL MIX

Circle Ten Council

Mix:

4 cups popped popcorn

1 cup peanuts

1 cup animal crackers

1 cup chocolate pieces
Put in a Ziploc bag and shake.

Decorate bags with colorful stickers before filling.

BIG TOP TRAIL MIX II

Circle Ten Council

Mix:

 4 cups popped popcorn

1 cup peanuts

1 cup round toasted oat cereal

1 cup raisins.

Put in a Ziploc bag and shake.

Decorate bags with colorful stickers before filling.

HOMEMADE CRACKER JACKS

Circle Ten Council

What you'll need:

1 cup honey

1/2 stick butter

popcorn

peanuts

What to do:

Pop your popcorn according to the directions.

Mix as many peanuts as you think you'd like to the popcorn and put this mixture to the side.

Heat your honey and butter in a saucepan until the mixture is well blended.

Pour the honey and butter mixture over the popcorn and peanut mixture.  Stir as you pour.

When the popcorn and peanuts are well coated, spread it all in a pan.

Bake in an oven that is 350 degrees for about 5-10 minutes and stir it frequently.

Cook until crisp. You don't want it to turn too brown so keep your eye on it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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