After School Treats

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Kaye’s Kritters

  • ½ cup candied cherries, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup flaked almonds, toasted
  • 2 cups fried egg noodles
  • 10 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Put the cherries in a bowl with the flaked almonds and noodles. Melt the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl over hot water.  Stir until smooth. Add the chocolate to the cherry mixture and stir gently to combine. Put spoonfuls of the mixture onto a sheet of waxed paper.  Leave to set.  Add eyes and sprinkles to decorate. Makes 10 large or 20 small

Beach Baby Jellies

  • 2 – 3 oz. packets lime gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons fine cookie crumbs
  • 12 gummy candies
  • 12 lifesavers
  • 12 paper parasols

Combine the lime gelatin and 2 cups of boiling water in a bowl. Stir until all the gelatin has dissolved.  Set aside until cool. Pour the mixture into small molds to three-quarters full. Refrigerate overnight. Sprinkle the cookie crumbs over half of each gelatin dessert. Lay a gummy candy on the crumbs. Place a lifesaver on the crumbs and put a paper parasol through the center. Makes 12.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.

THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.

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