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When it comes to supplying snacks for the kids to enjoy, you always have to be on your toes. Kids love to have sugary snacks, but it’s not healthy to have them all the time. Sometimes you have to switch up it up a bit and surprise them something that’s sweet and healthy. It’s time that you to surprise the kids with an indulging snack that’s both delicious and good for them. Check out this recipe on Descendants Granola Bars.
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup creamy salted peanut butter
1/3 C pumpkin seeds,
1/3 C cranberries
1/3 C sunflower seeds w/ flax seeds,
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
-Put dates in a food processor for about 1 minute or until only small bits are left.
-Toss in the oats,pumpkin seeds, cranberries, sunflower seeds and flax in a large bowl.
-On low heat cream together the honey and peanut butter in a small saucepan.
-Pour the combined honey and peanut butter into the dry mixture. Stir well.
-Add the processed dates, thoroughly mixing.
-Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
-Using your hands press the mixture into the baking dish. Push the bar mixture to fill the corners and level it out throughout the dish.
-Cover with cling wrap and put it in the refrigerator for 20-25 minutes.
-Check to see the bars are hard.
-Take out of the refrigerator and cut into bars.
1 C powder sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Golden Yellow and red gel food coloring
-If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.
– Divide the icing into thirds. The first bowl with a third of the icing add several drops of red gel food coloring. Mix well. In the second bowl with a third of the icing add several drops of yellow gel food coloring. Mix well. In the third bowl of icing no coloring will be added this icing will remain white.
-Tape wax paper (covering the copies of the logo) to the cookie sheet . Follow the color and features as printed on the paper.
-Using a small pastry bag fill with the red royal icing and a #2 tip. Start by outlining the apple first. Fill in the image with the apple icing. Allow this to dry for 30-60 seconds.
-Using a small pastry bag fill with the white royal icing and a #2 tip. Start by outlining the apple bite first. Fill in the bite mark with a thick white line of icing. Allow this to dry for 30-60 seconds.
-Using a small pastry bag fill with the golden yellow royal icing and a #2 tip. Start by outlining both snakes first. Fill in both snakes with golden yellow icing.
-Allow to dry for 5-10 hours.
-Ensure that the logo is dry, gently touch one of them with your finger if it allows you to push in on the icing allow it to dry more. If the logo is dry then it will have a hard feeling not allowing you to push in on it.
-Cut the wax paper holding the completed logo into squares surrounding the completed cupcake decoration.
-Once the logo is dry, carefully peel the wax paper off of their backs.
– Allow icing to dry for about 5 minutes.
-Using the royal icing as glue, drop a couple of dots on the back of the Descendant candy piece and place it on the center of the granola bars.