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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Yummy Summer Treats To Eat


Summer is here.  What fun yummy treats do you like to make in the summer???...

Last summer I shared some Smore Treats and ideas here.

A few weeks ago I made S'More Bars...  Mmmm & Easy....

The directions for these bars were on a pack of Betty Crocker Sugar Cookies.  Here is the yummy recipe.
 
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
cup graham cracker crumbs
1
cup butter or margarine, melted
3
cups milk chocolate chips (18 oz)
4 1/2
cups miniature marshmallows
 
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix and crumbs. Stir in melted butter until soft dough forms. Press into ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until set. Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips over crust. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until chocolate begins to melt. Spread chocolate evenly over crust.
  3. Set oven control to broil. Sprinkle marshmallows over melted chocolate. Broil with top 5 to 6 inches from heat 20 to 30 seconds or until marshmallows are toasted. (Watch closely; marshmallows will brown quickly.) Cool 10 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Serve warm. Store any remaining bars tightly covered.  Makes 24 bars

My kids loved these...

Another favorite is the Sandy Oreo Treat.  Great to bring to a summer party.
Summer Fun Recipe:
 
 

2 (20 oz.) pkgs. GOLDEN Oreo cookies1/2 stick butter1 (8 oz.) cream cheese1 c. powdered sugar3 1/2 c. milk2 sm. French vanilla instant pudding boxes1 (12 oz.) Cool Whip

Cream the butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar together. Mix pudding together with the milk, add the Cool Whip to pudding mixture. Then blend in with the cream cheese mixture.
Crumble the Oreo's in a blender, leave the cream in the Oreo's. Use a sand pail to fill with your yummy treat. Alternating cookie crumbs and filling, ending with the cookie crumbs on top. Top with a sand shovel for serving.

I was searching online for some more fun summer recipes and found a few that I would like to try...  My kids love tacos and wouldn't these be fun??? 
Mucho Choco Tacos - You can view the creative recipe here...

Check out this simple Beach in a Bucket Dessert made with pudding cups...



Make a Takes shares these fruit scewers...  Great for the 4th!


How about making your own summer popsicles with this easy idea?


So, do you have any fun summer recipes that are kid friendly?

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