Rice Krispies Treats "Drumsticks": How to Get Kids Interested in Cooking This Holiday Season! by Mike S
Preparing holiday desserts is a great way to get kids interested in cooking and to learn about nutrition. I had a lot of fun preparing some Rice Krispies Treats turkey "drumsticks" with my brother.
- Rice Krispies Treats
- pretzel rods
- white chocolate
- dark chocolate
- mini marshmallows (optional)
- candy (optional)
Here's how to make them:
- Melt the dark and/or white chocolate.
- Spread the melted chocolate onto the pretzel stick.
- Shape the Rice Krispies treats around the pretzel to look like a turkey leg.
- Put candy or mini marshmallows, if desired, into the cereal before molding.
Here are three tips to have a successful and fun time:
- Pick a dish that is easy to make and clean up after cooking.
- Prepare all the ingredients beforehand. This makes cooking less hectic.
- Use the time together to discuss nutrition with your kids and let them pick something healthy to match the sweet ingredients.
- Other desserts that are fun and easy to make include fruit salads, cheesecake pops and chocolate-covered fruit. You can also encourage your kids to create their own recipes.
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