Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Beaver Lodges: Dessert by Mia

Beaver Lodges
by Mia and Grandma
adapted from Your Big Backyard magazine (National Wildlife Federation, July 2008)


1/2 cup carob chips
1/2 cup butterscotch chips
~1/4 cup peanut butter
smallest pretzel sticks you can find or chow mien
coconut or melty marshmallow cream

1. Dump carob chips and butterscotch chips into a glass microwave safe bowl - heat until melty>2. Stir and then add peanut butter, stir some more (you might need to heat again for 20 seconds)>3. Add pretzel sticks (you might need to break them in half depending on the size you find) and fold them into the melted sauce>4. Drop by the spoonful onto a cookie sheet covered in wax paper>5. sprinkle with coconut flakes or drizzle with slightly heated marshmallow cream for a snowy beaver lodge>5. Let cool for 1 hour in the fridge (keeps for ~ 1 week in fridge, 1 month if frozen). Lick spoon and bowl!>6. enjoy as a snack with your favorite little person

photo credit: Cayenne 05.25.09

2 comments:

O'malley said...

So cute. I'm definitely making this with my niece.

Cayenne said...

and you will be the best uncle ever!

you can, of course substitute the carob with chocolate.