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

Reindeer Food Recipe
for printable tag, recipe and poem go to
  • 2 Cups Oats
  • ¼ Cup Green Sprinkles
  • ¼ Cup Red Sprinkles TWO
  • ¼ Cup Shaped Sprinkles
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
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