Thursday, February 5, 2009

Yum, My Random Blogs...

In my wonderful major I have to take Child Guidance classes - these are NOT my favorite classes!  To top it off I have to work 3 hours a week in a preschool.  However, I don't want to say this but these classes, and these rug-rats are growing on me.  What I'm getting at is I have to teach preschool as part of this class, and I have to put together lesson plans.  In this process of putting together lesson plans I have to include a snack.  Look what I found!  I thought this was so amazing and neat!  I love carmel apples, but they are so messy, so if you are doing a snack at preschool, or you want a cool appetizer at Halloween give these a try!  I know, I know, this is so random!  What can I say - I'm a RANDOM Gal!  Enjoy! 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS:

4-inch lollipop sticks
Melon baller
Granny Smith apples (one apple makes about 8 mini apples)
Butterscotch or peanut butter chips
Chopped nuts, nonpareils, sprinkles, shredded coconut (optional)
Small paper candy cups

1. First, cut the lollipop sticks in half at an angle (the pointy end will go into the apple pieces easier). With the melon baller, scoop little balls out of the apple. Each ball should have a section of apple peel. Push half of a lollipop stick into the peel of each ball. Pat the apple pieces dry. 
2. Melt the chips according to the package directions. Dip and swirl the mini apples in the melted chips, then roll the apples in nuts, sprinkles, nonpareils, or coconut, if desired. Place the mini apples in paper candy cups to set. 

3 comments:

ninfa said...

how cute! it's one of those things i now want to make but am still waiting for that day to come (the day i will do all 2398 projects.)

Dustin & Angie Drake said...

I made these for Halloween this year. They're not kidding when they say to use peanut butter or butterscotch chips; caramel will NOT stick to them easily! Check out http://preschoolsnacks.blogspot.com for more great ideas, if you haven't already.

Libby the Teacher said...

Looks fun. So, aren't you going to teach secondary ed? Why is the preschool stuff required?