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quick and easy recipes ideas to do with girls aged 5-7?

I am a girl scout leader for a brownie troop and we need a few quick and easy recipes. We will definately have access to a microwave and possibly a stove. any ideas?

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  1. jbgds12 said :

    check out they have many quick and easy recipies

  2. Common_Sense2 said :

    make trail mix, rice krispy treats, popcorn balls, taffy apples, and s’mores. has tons of easy FREE recipes for kids.

  3. quick_sand said :

    go to
    Tons of recipes!!!
    Yahoo food

  4. .: ZEIDO :. said :

    try a good BLT burger

    if that doesnt work, theres always glue

    get it? haha…ha

  5. Lilia said :

    No Bake Cookies

    A recipe for no bake cookies using oats, cocoa, and peanut butter.

    * 2 cups granulated sugar
    * 1/2 cup evaporated milk
    * 2 tablespoons cocoa
    * 4 ounces butter (1 stick)
    * 3 tablespoons peanut butter
    * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    * 1/2 cup chopped pecans
    * 2 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats

    Combine sugar, milk, cocoa, and butter in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla, peanut butter, and chopped nuts.
    Add oatmeal and stir to blend thoroughly. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Makes about 4 dozen no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies.

  6. darcymc said :

    bring lots of plain cup cakes
    and all the toppings/icing on the side and let them go wild

  7. depp_lover said :


    1 qt. Quaker Oat Squares cereal
    2 c. candy coated chocolate pieces
    2 c. peanuts

    Place all ingredients in large bowl, TOSS and GO!

    CRUNCH & GO:

    1 qt. Cap’n Crunch cereal
    2 c. chocolate covered raisins
    2 c. pretzel shapes

    Place all ingredients in large bowl, TOSS and GO!


    Create your own fun snack: Match your favorite Quaker cereal with popular ingredients, TOSS & GO!:
    Quaker Oat Squares, miniature marshmallows, popcorn, chocolate chips

    Cap’n Crunch, candy coated chocolates, peanuts, sunflower seeds

    Life, cheese crackers, raisins, dried fruit

    Oh!s, pretzels, coconut, banana chips


    1/4 lb. cream cheese
    1/4 lb. butter
    1 cup flour
    filling of your choice

    Filling suggestions: Apple Pie Filling, Lemon Curd or Lemon Pie Filling, Rasberry Jam, Strawberry Jam, Blueberry Pie Filling, Cream Cheese/Farmer’s Cheese and Pineapple, etc.
    Cream the cheese and butter together well. Stir in flour until mixed to a smooth dough. Chill dough for at least 45 minutes.

    Thinly roll out on a surface which has been lightly dusted with flour and cut into rounds using a biscuit cutter.

    Place small portions of filling in the center of each circle. Turn over and crimp together the edges with a fork, sealing well. Make several slits in the top of the dough to allow steam to escape.

    If desired, brush with cream or a glaze made from 1 egg yolk mixed with 2 tablespoons water to add shine.

    Bake at 375°F until light brown.

  8. angels_angelsarehere said :

    Make Sloppy Joe’s
    You will need:
    1. ground meat- beef, turkey, or chicken
    2 sloppy Joe mix(canned)
    3. sloppy Joe seasoning mix packet
    4. tomatoe paste or sauce
    5. onions (chopped)
    6. buns

    A. Using low to medium heat, mix ‘everything’ in a moderately deep large skillet, taking care to mash, stir and separate the meat as you go, to avoid large chunks.

    B. When all the meat is brown/done it is ready to eat. Heap on buns and enjoy

  9. share said :

    Chicken Focaccia Sandwiches
    This recipe is so delicious you can serve it to company. The combination of textures and flavors is really wonderful.
    1 can refrigerated pizza dough
    2 cloves minced garlic
    2 Tbsp. olive oil
    1 tsp. dried tarragon leaves
    12 oz. can dark and white meat chicken, well drained
    1/3 cup mayonnaise
    1 Tbsp. honey dijon mustard
    2 stalks celery, chopped
    1 tsp. dried tarragon leaves
    1 avocado, peeled and chopped
    Unroll pizza dough and place on greased cookie sheet. Cut into 4 pieces crosswise. Combine garlic, olive oil and 1 tsp. dried tarragon in small bowl. Spoon half of this mixture over pizza dough pieces
    Fold each dough piece in half, starting with short side. Press surface with fingers to dimple. Spoon remaining garlic mixture over folded dough pieces. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes until light golden brown.
    Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in small bowl. When focaccia is done, remove from oven, let cool slightly, then gently pull each apart to split in half and fill with chicken salad mixture. Serves 4

    Different Egg Microwaving Techniques
    Fried Eggs
    Break and slip one egg into each of two lightly greased 10-ounce custard cups or a pie plate. Gently prick yolks with tip of knife or wooden pick. Cover with plastic wrap. Cook on 50% power for about two to three minutes. Let stand, covered until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard.

    Hard-Cooked Eggs
    Separate yolks and whites of eggs into two lightly greased liquid measures or small bowls. Stir yolks with fork. Cover each container with plastic wrap. Cook separately on 50% or 30% power, stirring once or twice, allowing about 20 to 30 seconds per yolk, about 30 seconds to one minute per white. Remove when slightly underdone. Let stand, covered, for about two minutes. Cool long enough to handle comfortably, then chop or chill until ready to chop.

    Poached Eggs
    Pour 1/3 cup water into 10-ounce custard cup or small deep bowl. Break and slip in two eggs. Gently prick yolks with tip of knife or wooden pick. Cover with plastic wrap. Cook on full power for one to two minutes. If necessary, let stand, covered, until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, for about one to two minutes. Pour off water to serve in custard cup or lift out with slotted spoon. NOTE: For four eggs, use 2/3-cup water in one-quart bowl or baking dish. Cook for two to three minutes and let stand as above.

    Do NOT cook eggs in their shells.

    Steam builds up inside the shell and the egg may explode under the pressure.

    Shelled hard-boiled eggs should be sliced or cut up before reheating in the microwave oven. Mix yolks and whites together for scrambled eggs and omelets, to help them cook evenly. The vinegar or hot water used to potato eggs coagulates and sets the whites. Yolks will cook faster than whites in microwaves unless mixed.

    Microwave Bacon
    Preparation Time: 30 minutes

    Microwave Cooking Time: 15 minutes

    Serves: 4-6 bacon slices

    1lb Bacon slices
    Microwave dish
    Paper towels
    Paper plate

    If the packaged sliced bacon is cold from the refrigerator, slowly slide the dull edge of a butter knife along the length between the strips to separate slices. Take the bacon out of the refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking and the slices should separate easier.

    Place a microwave-safe paper towel in a microwavable dish large enough to fit a single layer of bacon slices (four to six slices). Cover with another paper towel. Cook for about four to five minutes on high, depending on the wattage of your microwave and the thickness of the bacon. Start checking after the first two minutes, and continue cooking at one-minute intervals. Consult your microwave manual for specific times.

    To cook 1 lb. of bacon, place a paper towel on a paper plate and lay three slices of bacon on top. Cover with a second paper towel. Lay the other three slices on top, cover with another paper towel, and continue layering the remaining bacon three slices at a time. Putting more slices in a layer will cause excess grease to leek out onto the bottom of the oven. Cook for 15 minutes at 100% power until cooked. Remember food continues to cook after it has been taken out of the microwave, so allow standing time.

    Pickled Orange Slices
    Preparation Time: 10 minutes

    Microwave Cooking Time: 16 minutes

    Serves: 4 people

    3-4 oranges
    340g/12oz/1 1/2 cups sugar
    280m1 1/2 pint/1 cup water
    280m1 1/2 pint/1 cup white wine vinegar
    1 stick cinnamon
    2 whole allspice berries
    4 whole cloves

    Slice the oranges into 5mm 1/4 inch rounds, discard the ends and remove any seeds. Put the sugar, water, vinegar and whole spices into a bowl or into 250g/llb/2 cup sterilized jars. Cook, uncovered, for 6 minutes on HIGH. Put in the orange slices and cover with cling film/plastic wrap. Cook for 10 minutes on MEDIUM, or until the orange rind looks clearer. Remove the cling film/plastic wrap, seal and cover while still warm. Keep in the refrigerator.

    You can usually buy a box of micrwavable popcorn from almost any grocery store, usually in various flavours: natural, plain, toffee, butter, extra butter, etc.

    Remove one bag of popcorn from the box and unfold the bag so that the inner side of the fold faces upward. This is usually where the instructions are pre-printed.

    Use judgment when choosing the appropriate cooking time, and do not leave the popcorn unattended whilst cooking! Remove the bag of popcorn from the oven. The bag should now have doubled in size due to the popcorn kernels expanding. Whilst opening the bag of popcorn, keep your face away from the opening and let the steam escape from the bag.

    If you have not heated the popcorn for long enough, you will find ‘unpopped’ kernels in the bag. Unfortunately, these cannot be reheated.

  10. Victorgal said :

    I used to be a cadet officer for Police Corps in Singapore (National Police Cadet Corps). The easiest food you can make is instant noodle and it is handy for outdoor camps and trips. Instant noodle is a survival food.

    1) Instant Noodle pack
    2) Water
    3) Egg (and preferably vegetables)

    Instruction :

    1) Boil water in pot until it is boiling
    2) Put in noodle and soup base
    3) Add beaten egg and vegetable until cook and noodle soft
    4) Serve!

    Time taken : 4 – 5 mins

    Happy camp leading!

  11. Lynda said :

    Tortillas with melted jack cheese.

    Boiled hot dogs in warmed buns. Have fixings available.

    Purchase tubes of biscuits found in the refrigerated case and take each biscuit and roll it out into a rope about 12 inches long and rolled each around a hot dog, place on tray and 350 degree oven.
    If you have an oven: On a baking sheet, place English muffins, spread tomato paste, sprinkle with mozzarella, salami optional, then sprinkle with oregano. Bake 350 until cheese melts.

    Fresh fruit slices or wedges.

  12. missopinions said :

    Microwave Smores!!!! Tacos- just reheat the filling!


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