Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Snow days!!!! Again?
Looking for some fun activities to do to keep the little tykes entertained while mother nature pours some cool white stuff all over your neighborhood and beyond? Check out some yummy, easy cookie recipes you can do with the kiddies to keep them entertained while learning their 'ABC's"
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon corn starch
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 ounces milk chocolate
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
In a bowl, whisk egg whites. Sift corn starch and flour. Add to bowl. Add sugar and vanilla to bowl. Fold dry ingredients in using a large wooden spoon. Then spoon into a plastic zip lock back and seal. Make a small cut in one corner of the plastic bag.
Line cookie sheet with baking paper. Squeeze plastic bag to make letters of the alphabet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on racks.
Melt chocolate in microwave then spoon into a plastic zip lock bag. Cut a whole and squeeze over each letter of the alphabet.
It's as easy as ABC!
For more fun and easy recipes to do with your babes check out-http://www.easy-kids-recipes.com/cookie-recipes.html.
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Enjoy and don't forget to share with your sledding buddies. Play Nice~