Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Reindeer Bar Part Two: Snacks

Sweet and salty and delicious – this Grinch Popcorn will be popular with kids and adults alike at your How the Grinch Stole Christmas movie night.
Recipe found at  https://www.twosisterscrafting.com/grinch-popcorn/

Reindeer Food Recipe
for printable tag, recipe and poem go to 
https://todayscreativelife.com/reindeer-food-recipe/
Ingredients:
  • 2 Cups Oats
  • ¼ Cup Green Sprinkles
  • ¼ Cup Red Sprinkles TWO
  • ¼ Cup Shaped Sprinkles
Directions: 
  • Mix all ingredients together in a ziplock bag. Spoon into smaller bags, tie with a twist tie or ribbon. Add your Poem Tag.
  • Have children sprinkle on the lawn Christmas Eve! The sprinkles will catch the attention of Santa's reindeer.

Cheese Straws
Ingredients:
  • 1 box frozen puff pastry (such as Pepperidge Farm) defrosted overnight in the refrigerator
  • 1 extra large egg
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup grated Gruyere cheese
  • 1 tsp. each dried thyme and sesame seeds 
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper or cayenne pepper
Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Roll out each sheet on a lightly floured surface until it is 10 x 12.
  • Beat the egg with 1.tsp. of water and brush the surface of the pastry.
  • Sprinkle each sheet evenly with ¼ cup of Parmesan, ½ cup Gruyere. ½ tsp. thyme and ¼ tsp. salt and some pepper and sesame seeds
  • With a floured rolling pin press the flavorings into puff pastry.
  • Cut each sheet crosswise with a floured knife into 11-12 strips.
  • Twist each strip and lay on a baking sheet.
  • Bake 10-15 until lightly browned and puffed.
  • Turn each straw and bake another two minutes.
  • Cool and serve at room temperature.
  • Options: Brush pastry with pesto, tapenade or sundried tomatoes instead of sprinkling with cheese.
For more holiday ideas follow my Pinterest board https://www.pinterest.com/suready/christmas/

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