Summer Recipes

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

No Bake Peanut Butter Balls

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
1 cup crushed corn flakes cereal
2 tablespoons powdered milk
Set corn flakes aside. Mix all other ingredients well.Roll into balls. Then roll again in Cornflakes until covered. Refrigerate leftovers. This is a yummy snack that's great with milk !

Strawberry Ice

This is a delicious summer treat that older children can make alone & younger children can make with minimal assistance.

2 pkg. frozen sliced strawberries in syrup
3/4 cup lemonade

Mix the ingredients together in a blender or food processor until smooth. Turn off the blender, scrape sides, blend again & pour into a plastic container. Cover and freeze until serving time.
Makes 4 - 6 servings
If the ice is frozen hard, let it stand at room temperature 5 mins. or so before serving.

Frozen Bananas

1 banana
2 Popsicle sticks
Optional items
Honey, toasted wheat germ, shredded coconut, peanut butter

Peel and cut in half, one firm, ripe banana. Wrap in plastic and freeze. When frozen and ready to eat dip in peanut butter or honey. Top with coconut or wheat germ.

Easy Breakfast Bars

2 cups granola
2 eggs beaten
dash of vanilla for sweetening
Combine granola and eggs in a bowl. Spread into a 8" square pan. Bake at 350 for 15 min. Cut into bars. Serve with peanut butter, honey or jam.
My Kids like these with banana slices and honey on top!

Homemade Lemonade

1 Tbsp lemon rind
10 lemons
10 cups granulated sugar
10 cups boiling water
2 oz. (56 g) citric acid
1 oz. (28g) tartaric acid
1 oz.(28 g) epsom salts

Put grated lemon rind in large pot. Squeeze lemons. Add both juice and rinds to pot along with sugar. Pour boiling water over all. Measure in citric and tartaric acid and epsom salts. Stir to dissolve sugar. Let stand overnight. Strain. Put into containers. To serve combine 1 part lemonade syrup to 4 parts water. Makes 17 cups (4 Liters) syrup.
Syrup keeps for ages and also freezes.

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