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Baloo's Bugle

July 2005 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 11, Issue 12
August 2005 Theme

Theme: Campfire Tales & Traditionsl
Webelos: Naturalist & Forester
  Tiger Cub
Activities

CUB GRUB

Soda Pop Pops

Santa Clara County Council

Ingredients, Supplies:

  • 2 12-oz cans lemon-lime soda
  • 1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 10 wooden sticks
  • 10 5-oz paper cups
  • Foil

Directions -

  • In a bowl, stir together soda, condensed milk and lemon juice.  Pour into the 10 cups, and cover each with a piece of foil.  Make a hole in the center of the foil with a sharp knife, and then insert a wooden stick through the hole.
  • Freeze 4-6 hours.
  • To serve, remove roil and tear off paper cup.
  • Makes 10 servings.

Ants on a Log

San Gabriel, Verdugo Hills & Long Beach Area Councils

Ingredients:

  • 1 celery stick per person
  • Peanut butter
  • Raisins

Directions:

  • Spread peanut butter on celery sticks.
  • Dot the peanut butter with raisins

Baked Eggs In The Shell

San Gabriel, Verdugo Hills & Long Beach Area Councils

Ingredients:

  • 12 eggs
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Bread (optional)
  • Margarine

Directions:

  • Pierce small end of egg with a pin.
  • Place eggs in hot ashes with small end up.
  • Bake for 10 to 20 minutes.
  • If desired, serve hot on buttered toast and season with salt and pepper.

Hot Dog Pie

Santa Clara County Council

Ingredients:

  • ½ pound ground beef
  • 4 hot dogs, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 can (16 oz) baked beans
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 2 T brown sugar
  • 2 T prepared mustard
  • 2 oz processed cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 unbaked deep-dish pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 4 slices American cheese

Directions -

  • In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. 
  • Add the hot dogs, beans, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and cheese cubes. 
  • Cook and stir until cheese is melted.
  • Meanwhile, lightly poke holes in pastry shell with a fork. 
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.  Fill with hot beef mixture. 
  • Cut each cheese slice into four strips. 
  • Make a lattice topping over the pie.  
  • Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • Serves 4-6.

Pita Pizza

San Gabriel, Verdugo Hills & Long Beach Area Councils

Ingredients:

  • 3 pitas
  • 4 ounces of mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 small jar or can of pizza sauce
  • Pepperoni or other toppings

Directions:

  • Cut pitas in half by separating at the edges to make two pizza crusts out of each pita.
  • Top pitas halves with pizza sauce, cheese, and other toppings.
  • Fry in oil until crust is lightly browned. (Adult help needed)

Hobo Popcorn

San Gabriel, Verdugo Hills & Long Beach Area Councils

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon popcorn kernels
  • 18” x 18” square of heavy or doubled foil
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • Butter and salt, if desired, for seasoning

Directions:

  • In the square of foil add popcorn kernels and oil together. Bring foil corners together to make a pouch.
  • Seal the edges by folding, but allow room for the popcorn to pop.
  • Tie each pouch to the end of a skewer.
  • Hold the pouch over the hot coals.
  • Shake constantly until all the corn has popped.
  • Season as desired with butter and salt.

Creamy Crunchies

San Gabriel, Verdugo Hills & Long Beach Area Councils

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam

Directions:

  • Core apple.
  • Cut the apple into 8 to 10 slices.
  • Spread each apple slice with cream cheese.
  • Spread the jam on top of the cream cheese.

Stuffed Potatoes

San Gabriel, Verdugo Hills & Long Beach Area Councils

Ingredients:

  • 1 potato per person
  • Vienna sausage
  • foil

Directions:

  • Core each potato.
  • Insert a Vienna Sausage in each potato.
  • Wrap each potato in foil.
  • Set in hot coals to bake for 45-90 minutes.
  • Remove foil and slice. (Optional: add cheese and/or fixings of your choice.)

Jell-O Apples

Baltimore Area Council

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz. package of Jell-0 (any flavor),
  • 5 apples.

Directions -

  • Pour the dry Jell-0 into a medium size plastic bowl.
  • Slice the apples in a food processor,
  • Then dump into the bowl.
  • Cover with a tight lid, and shake until apples are evenly coated.
  • Yummy! Try different flavors of Jell-0 and see what you like best.

 

Bundt Cake Worm

Baltimore Area Council

Ingredients:

  • Bundt cake (any flavor),
  • string licorice,
  • white icing,
  • green food color.

Directions -

  • Bake the cake and cool.
  • Cut the cake across the middle and re-arrange the two pieces to form an “S” shaped worm.
  • Work on a large piece of cardboard covered with foil, or on a large platter.
  • Frost with green tinted icing.
  • Lay pieces of licorice across the top curve of the cake to form the sections.
  • Cut smaller pieces of licorice and stick into the front end for the feelers.
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