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Baloo's Bugle


October 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 11, Issue 3
November 2004 Theme

Theme: Cub Scout Collectors
Webelos: Craftsman & Scientist
  Tiger Cub:
Achievement 5 & Activities





Connecticut Rivers Council

For each Scout:

1 1/4 Tbsp margarine

2 Tbsp Karo red label syrup (light)

1 1/2 Tbsp Peanut Butter (creamy or chunky)

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 cup plus 2 Tbsp confectioners sugar

2 Tbsp chopped nuts

1.       Blend margarine, corn syrup peanut butter, salt and vanilla in mixing bowl.

2.       Stir in confectioners sugar gradually.

3.       Turn onto board and knead until well blended and smooth.

4.       Add nuts gradually, pressing and kneading into candy.

5.       Press out with hands into square 1/2 inch thick.

6.       Cut into serving pieces.

Makes 1/2 pound fudge per scout.

Make for fun or make as gift for parents. Wrap in saran and decorate with ribbon or make a special decorated boy or candy dish to put fudge in. Remind scouts to refrigerate once the gift is taken home.

Kangaroo Pocketful of Goodies

Southern NJ Council

1/2 to 1 pocket bread per scout, 1/4 to 1/2-cup chicken or turkey per scout, tomato slices if they want, 1 TBS chopped walnuts, mayonnaise or salad dressing, lettuce, 1 slice cheese per scout

Slice the pocket bread in half (if using a whole per scout) open it.  Spread mayonnaise or salad dressing in center.  Add turkey or chicken and cheese slice.  Cook in microwave for 30 - 40 seconds for 1/2 or 1 minute for a whole pocket.  Insert slices, lettuce, and chopped walnuts.

Hot Pockets (the easy way)

Southern NJ Council

Ingredients - 1 package crescent rolls, Pizza Sauce, Pepperoni, Cheese

Cut up the pepperoni and cheese.  Spoon a spoonful of pizza sauce on one crescent roll.  Put some pepperoni and cheese in the center and fold over and smash edges together with a fork.  Cook 375 degrees for 15 - 18 minutes You can also use the ‘same idea for peanut butter and jelly, pie filling etc.

Pita Sandwiches

Southern NJ Council

1 package Pita Bread, any meat and cheese lettuce pickles salad dressing, mustard (any other sauces) tomatoes

Cut Pita Bread in half, open up and spread salad dressing on both sides, add mustard, cheese, meat, pickles, lettuce, tomatoes, (and any other filling you like)

Ice- cream Sandwiches

Southern NJ Council

Make your favorite peanut butter cookie recipe or buy peanut butter cookies - For each ice-cream sandwich, press 1 rounded tablespoon ice cream between 2 cookies.  Put sandwiches in rectangular pan and freeze uncovered about 1 hour or until firm.  If you would like roll the edges of the sandwiches in candies or chopped dry roasted peanuts.  Wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap.  Store sandwiches in freezer in plastic freezer bag.



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