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‘Gingerbread house’ ideas…

Christmas is coming! Here are some gingerbread/cookie ideas. Click on the links to go direct to the websites. I like these ideas because they are simple but very effective and fun.

non cook, cardboard Gingerbread house from inner child fun

Lovely, simple cookie house from foodgizmo

Kid Friendly christmas cookies

Simple gingerbread house – found on Betty Crocker website. This is far easier than making a traditional gingerbread house as there is no need to try and stick walls to each other. Much easier if there is a group of children.

1-2-3 Gingerbread Houses

Chocolate Easter Egg Nests to make with Kids!

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All you need for this simple cooking craft is in the picture above. Shredded wheat cereal (not the bite sized shreddies) , milk chocolate, mini chocolate eggs and cake cases. If you can get greaseproof cake cases do.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave – 15 seconds at a time stirring in between melts. An adult needs to supervise this because the bowl will become hot.

Crumble in the shredded wheat one at a time. Stir until coated with chocolate each time. Only add more if you need to.

Spoon some of the mixture into the cake cases and make a slight hollow with a spoon,

Place the mini eggs in the hollow before the chocolate ‘nest’ sets.

Note: Shredded wheat is not a sweet cereal so you may want to substitute with Rice Krispies. Shredded wheat will look more like a nest!

Warning: The mini eggs are very moorish. If you eat one you’ll want to eat them all!

 

 

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