February 2009 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
March 2008 Theme
Theme: "When I Grow Up"
Athlete and Engineer
Tiger Cub Activities
- Three oranges
- 1 cup cubed ham or turkey
- 1 cup pineapple chunks
- 1 cup cubed cheese
- round toothpicks
the bottom off each orange so it will sit flat. Put
chunks of pineapple, cheese or meat on toothpicks and display on the oranges
– one type of food to each one. Start
about 1/3 up from the bottom of each orange to insert the toothpicks.
Sam Houston Area
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup M&Ms
equal parts of nuts and various dried fruits with additions of chocolate or
coconut or salty snacks like pretzels or breakfast cereal.
Dried fruit: raisins, banana chips, apple
chips, dried cranberries, dried cherries
Nuts and seeds: peanuts, almonds,
hazelnuts, sunflower seeds
Chocolate and more: M&Ms, chocolate
chips, white chocolate chips, dried coconut
Salty stuff: Pretzels, sesame sticks,
oriental rice crackers, salty "party mix" cereal.
Cereals: Any breakfast cereal, granola.
Great Salt Lake
- Smarties (bodies)
- Gum (wings)
- Lifesavers (wheels)
- Rubber bands
two lifesavers on the rubber band as wheels. Then
put a stick of gum in the middle to the rubber band for wings. Next
stick the Smarties in the middle.
Here’s a fun food idea from the Space Place website from
NASA – part of an ongoing contest to use tortillas to make a treat
– this idea came from an eight year old boy from Michigan. Now, go there
and check it out!!
12-inch flour tortilla
1 - 8-inch flour tortilla
About 1/8 to 1/4 pound deli ham, sliced thin
2 baby corn cobs
1 straight bean sprout
Curled up Nacho Cheese Doritos® tortilla chips
1 sugar ice cream cone
1 roll of fruit-by-the-foot, red
Peanut butter or cream cheese
Microwave 12-inch tortilla for 10 second or until
Cut rounded edges off, forming a rectangle or square.
Place ham on tortilla and roll up tightly.
Seal with peanut butter.
Break off bits of sugar cone until left with about
2/3-inch long section from the tip.
Lightly spread peanut butter over cone.
Microwave 8-inch tortilla for 10 seconds to make it
pliable. Cut slit in tortilla from outside edge to center.
Wrap tortilla around cone,
Use peanut butter to seal edges, cutting off any excess
Trim tortilla to about 2 inches past cone on bottom.
Place cone on top of ham sandwich, with cone overlapping
sandwich on the outside.
Trim overlap to 1/2 inch, and seal with peanut butter. Cover seam with fruit rollup, cut to fit diameter of
Seal roll-up with peanut butter, making sure to align
roll-up seam with sandwich seam. Add two more roll-up stripes for decoration on body of
With knife, carve out small hole in top of ice cream cone
to make room for bean sprout. Place sprout in hole. Attach 1 baby corn cob (booster rockets) to each side of
rocket, at base, with peanut butter. Place curled Doritos in bottom of sandwich (flame),
sticking end in crevices or tortilla/ham roll-up.
Great Salt Lake
- 4 vanilla wafers
- 1 large marshmallow canned frosting
Using the frosting attach the four wafer wheels to the and a marshmallow
for the stack to the Twinkie.
- 1 box brownie mix
- 1 container strawberry cream cheese
- 1/3 cup powdered sugar
- Fresh fruit in season (kiwi,
berries, bananas, etc.)
- Chopped nuts (optional)
- Chocolate sauce (optional)
Prepare brownie mix as on box.
Spread on lightly greased pizza pan.
Bake at 350 degrees, 7-10 minutes until done in
In small bowl, mix strawberry flavored cream
cheese with enough powdered sugar to make it creamy.
Spread over cooled brownie.
Top with sliced fruits.
Sprinkle nuts and drizzle chocolate sauce over,
Cover with plastic wrap and cool in refrigerator
Store left overs in fridge.
Best if eaten in 2-3 days.
Can also be made with sugar cookie dough.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup white corn syrup
- 11/2 cups peanut butter
- 4 cups corn flakes
the sugar and corn syrup.
the mixture until it just comes to a boil to dissolve the sugar. You can do
this in a saucepan on top of the stove or you can use the microwave. A 2-qt.
container in the microwave needs 4 minutes on high or a 1 qt. container needs 5
minutes on high.
the peanut butter and stir until it is smooth.
in the corn flakes.
a jelly roll pan with waxed paper.
the cookie mixture by teaspoon, while still warm. You may need to re-shape them
a bit after you are finished dropping the mixture.
delicious cookies when you need them in a hurry.
To make them Career Cookies,
with person shaped cookie cutters.
cookies to represent different careers.
Great Salt Lake
- 1 dome cake (baked in a 4 liter
bowl, such as Pyrex)
- 1 dome cake (baked in a 2-liter
- 1 baked cupcake
- 3-4 cups chocolate icing
- 1-2 cups nondairy whipped topping
- 1 c sugar
- ½ c light Karo syrup
- ¼ c water red food
the cakes and cupcake to form the cone of the volcano, using frosting to secure
them in place.
the cakes as necessary to make it look like a volcano
cover the cakes with the icing.
before serving, drop a cloud of whipped topping around the cake and add the
a heavy saucepan bring the sugar, syrup, and water to a boil.
boiling until the mixture reaches 295 ° on a candy thermometer.
the mixture from the heat and stir in the food coloring until the desired shade
is reached. (Tip: if you don’t have a candy thermometer, melt crushed lollipops
or hard candy in a sauce pan over medium heat.)
the liquid to cool 1-2 minutes before pouring it in randomly shaped spews and
puddles onto a foil-covered cookie
the lava cool completely before removing from the foil.
lollipop lava on the cake to look like exploding lava.
Bridges (Civil engineer)
Great Salt Lake
- Sugar wafer cookies
Allow the cubs to build bridges using sugar wafers and
Great Salt Lake
- Bread stick/cheese snack pack
- Mini Reese’s peanut butter cups
- Tacky glue
- Turn bread stick/cheese snack pack upside down.
- Using tacky glue attach peanut butter cup wheels.
Peanut Butter Squares
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- 1/2 cup margarine
- 1 cup peanut butter (smooth)
- 2 cups Rice Krispies
- 2 cups mini-marshmallows (colored
- Garnish with colored sprinkles
both milk chocolate and butterscotch chips, margarine and peanut butter on
low-medium heat until smooth.
smooth, add Rice Krispies and mini marshmallows.
everything together in bowl.
into an 8 x 8 square pan.
with colored 'sprinkles and