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Old 08-31-2010, 03:27 PM   #4
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Re: Help - Snack Ideas for pre-teens/teens

I just got these two recipes from a friend...

Crispy Cheese Crackers

cup butter softened

t. sea salt

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, room temperature

1 cup whole wheat flour

t. baking powder

1 T. cold water

Use beaters or food processor to mix butter and salt until creamy. Add cheese. Mix well. Gradually add flour, baking powder and water, mixing until dough begins to form a ball. Form dough into a ball with hands.

Roll the dough into 1/8 inch thickness onto a cookie sheet. Cut the rolled out dough into 1 inch squares. Bake 15 minutes at 350 or until lightly browned. Turn off the oven and leave the crackers inside to crisp up. Store tightly covered.

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

1/2 cup peanut butter or sunbutter

1/3 cup honey

1/4 cup coconut oil (or another oil of your choice)

1 cup oats

1 cup total of any combination of: sesame seeds, coconut flakes, sunflower seeds, dried fruit, mini chocolate chips

In a medium sized saucepan, melt together peanut butter, honey and coconut oil.

Remove from heat and add one cup of oats. Choose your favorite combination of coconut flakes, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, dried fruit and mini chocolate chips, to equal a total of ONE CUP. Pour in and stir well.

Stir well, then spread mixture into a 88 or 94 pan.

Chill for two hours, then cut into bars.
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