Preschool Winter Recipes

Enjoy these preschool winter recipes as an add on to your preschool winter theme.

Corn Chowder

4 cups chicken stock(or 4 cups water with bouillon cubes to taste)
6 cups diced, peeled potatoes
1 chopped onion
1/2 cup celery

Cook over medium heat for 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Then add:

3 Tbsp. butter
1-2 cups finely choopped leftover ham
1 1/2 cups leftover corn
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

Just before serving, add:

8 oz. sour cream

Thin with a little milk if needed. Stir well. Serves 8-10.

This can also be made with other leftover meats such as chopped, cooked chicken or turkey; cooked, crumbled bacon or leftover sliced sausage or bratwrst.

Hot Fruit Compote

This is a delightful warm-up on a snowy winter day.

20 oz. can pineapple chunks
2-15oz. cans peach slices
15 oz. can pear slices
2-10 oz. jars maraschino cherries
2-15 oz. cans mandarin oranges
1/3 cup sugar
4 Tbsp. cornstarch(cornflour)
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 cup orange juice
1 tsp. vanilla

Drain fruit, reserving pineapple and peach juice. Arrange fruit in 9x13 inch pan. mix remainder of ingredients except vanilla with 1 cup reserved juices. Heat to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour over fruit. Bake uncovered at 350 F oven for 30 minutes. Serve warm.

Snowball Cookies

2 cups flour
1 tsp. milk
2/3 cup oil
4 or 5 Tbsp water
powdered sugar
mixing bowl
cookie sheet
Lead preschoolers to help you placr the first 4 ingredients in a bowl. Mix with hands or forks. Guide preschoolers to roll the dough into small balls. Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 325 F for 10 minutes. Cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

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