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2 Delicious Recipes to make and enjoy with your kids! July 5, 2010

Filed under: Recipes! — twinningattitude @ 6:03 pm

I’m a mom who really enjoys baking and creating yummy treats for my family. Now that four of my six kids are old enough to participate in the kitchen, we all have fun making brownies, cakes, and cookies.

Two recipes that are easy and fun to make for kids are “monkey bread” and “monkey munch”, which are definitely favorites with my monkeys!


Soft, warm, delicious Monkey Bread!

MONKEY BREAD

1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
3 (10 oz) cans of refrigerated biscuits
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter/margarine, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sprinkle pecans in bottom of
well-greased bundt pan. Set aside. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Cut biscuits
into quarters and roll each piece in the cinnamon/sugar mixture. Layer
biscuits in bundt pan. Combine brown sugar and butter, and drizzle over
dough. Bake for 30-40 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes in pan, the turn out onto
a serving platter. MMMMMM!

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Crunchy, sweet, tastey Monkey Munch!

MONKEY MUNCH

9 cups Chex cereal (any variety)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine (soft)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 and 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 2-gallon size resealable plastic food storage bag

In 1-quart microwavable bowl, stir together chocolate chips, peanut
butter and butter. Microwave uncovered on high for 1 minute; stir. Microwave
another 30 seconds or until mixture stirs smoothly. Stir in vanilla.
Pour warmed mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour
into a 2 gallon resealable plastic food storage bag. Add powdered sugar,
seal bag and shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool.
YUMMMMM!
Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

These recipes are delicious, fun, easy for kids to make and enjoy
… and are great for rainy days or sleepovers!!

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