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Be The Cool Mom

Be The Cool Mom

July 18, 2019

It's summer. The heat is on, the days are long. You might even have a few extra children hanging around your house eating your snacks, using your WiFi and if you're lucky enough to have a pool, flinging wet towels all over the floor. You are probably thinking, "Hey, I should be that cool mom who makes yummy treats for the neighborhood kids." Well, if that is exactly what you'd say then I have news for you. This blog is all about yummy summer desserts and such. Get your pencil ready and copy these recipes. 

Frozen Oreo Dessert

25 Oreo cookies crushed very fine                              2 T. Butter         
1/2 cup melted butter                                                  16 oz. chocolate chips
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream                                         1-5 oz. can evaporated milk
1 cup powdered sugar                                                 1 cup chopped walnuts (opt)

 

Butter a 9 X 13 pan. Press Oreo crumbs ad melted butter in bottom of pan. Freeze.

Spread vanilla ice cream over crushed Oreos. Return to freezer. 

In a pan combine powdered sugar, butter, chocolate chips and evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat until bubbly. 

Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

Spread mixture over ice cream. Sprinkle walnuts on top if desired. Return to freezer until ready to serve. 

*use mint chocolate chip ice cream for variety. 

 

Frito Treats

1 cup light Karo syrup                                            1 cup peanut butter

1 cup sugar                                                            16 oz bag Fritos (regular flavor)

Bring Karo syrup and sugar to a boil. Add peanut butter. Stir well. Place Fritos on a cookie sheet and pour mixture over chips and mix well. 

Let cool about 1 - 2 hours. Break apart and enjoy. 

 

Special-K MIx

1/2 cup white sugar                                                  1/2 pound butter

1/4 cup brown sugar                                                 1 tsp vanilla

2 cups miniature marshmallows                               4 cups Special K cereal

1/2 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or peanuts

Bring sugars, marshmallows and butter to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes. 

Add vanilla

Pour over Special-K cereal and add nuts (if desired) Spoon out on wax paper and let cool. 

 

Speedy Punch

1- 12 oz can frozen orange juice                              1- 2 liter bottle of Sprite or 7up

1- 12 oz can frozen lemonade

Mix juices as directed on can and add soda to fill punch bowl or other container. 

Serves about 24 children...your kids, their friends and their friends friends, not to mention a few strays that no one knows. 🤣

These snacks are sure to make for some happy humans during those dog days of summer. Bonus, you don't even need to turn on the oven. Enjoy!

 

Love Much,

Heather

 

 

 



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