If there’s one thing that makes Halloween really memorable for kids it’s all the treats they get. new balance 997 on sale Most of the time that comes in the form of bags upon bags of sweets the neighbours give them if they’re brave enough to knock on their door in the dead of night. Sometimes the haul they get at the end of the night can be just ridiculous, and worse yet, it’s usually all gone within the week.
If you’re hosting a Halloween party or simply want to give your kids some treats that are a little more imaginative than your average lolly scramble, then here’s a few recipes to share with your little terrors. They still pack plenty of sweetness, but instead of processed sugary candy, it comes in the form of delicious honey.
Honey Caramel Apples
People have been enjoying toffee apples for over one hundred years, and as treats go they’re not bad at all. Of course when they started out they were traditionally made with a whole bunch of sugar and corn syrup, but at least kids were getting a piece of fruit when they eventually got through that tooth-destroying later.
Well thanks to Nourished Kitchen there is now a wonderful little recipe for “candy” apples that is much healthier for teeth, and much more delicious for tummies. Not to mention they look way cooler.
- 6 medium apples (or substitute 8 small apples)
- 1 cup Davidson’s Raw and Unheated Organic Honey
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- a dash of natural red food dye (optional)
- 1/2 cup crushed pecans (or easily crushable nut of your choice)
- 6 spooky sticks or wooden dowels
- Whisk the Davidson’s honey, cream, butter and salt in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat until it begins to bubble, then immediately reduce the heat to medium. Chaussure Adidas Stir in food coloring, adjusting the volume to match the intensity of color you like.
- Continue to whisk the caramel frequently to prevent scorching and to prevent it from bubbling up and out of of your saucepan. Continue to cook until the caramel reaches a temperature of 125C (260 F) – about 25 minutes. Kanken No.2 Baratas The caramel should be a rich brown or red-brown if you also used food coloring; the bubbles should be small and should uniformly cover the surface of the pan and the caramel should be thickened.
- Prepare an ice bath. Nike Air Max 2017 Kopen Then pour the hot caramel into a mixing bowl and place the bowl in the ice bath, taking care not to splash water into the hot caramel. Stir the caramel until it is uniformly cooled and it begins to thicken just a bit.
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- Plunge a wooden stick or dowel into the core of your apples and roll them, one by one, in the caramel until uniformly coated. New Balance 1300 męskie Roll them in chopped pecans and place them on some baking paper to cool completely before serving.
If you’re hosting a Halloween party full of kids then getting everything ready is always a scarily busy time. You want something that’s simple to throw together, something you can chuck in the fridge and forget about until you need it. This recipe is perfect for you; it’s easy, requires no baking, and can be stored for as long as you need.
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup Davidson’s Organic Creamed Clover Honey
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1-1/2 cups rice crispies cereal
- 1/2 cup raisins (or dried fruit of your choice)
- 1/2 cup Halloween sprinkles (or any kind!)
- Place a sheet of waxed paper on a cookie sheet so cookies won’t stick.
- Combine the powdered sugar, Davidson’s honey and peanut butter in a medium bowl and stir until mixed well, then stir in the cereal and raisins.
- Using your hands, shape the mixture into approximately one-inch round balls. Roll balls in your Halloween sprinkles and place on the cookie sheet and refrigerate for one hour.
- After an hour or so the cookies should feel firm when touched. Serve right away or place in tightly covered container and store in the refrigerator. This recipe will make about 30 crispies.
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Halloween Honey Popcorn
Everyone loves popcorn. zonnebril ray ban heren Everyone. If you don’t, then you need to seek some kind of counselling.
For the rest of us, there are many different varieties of popcorn, but you just can’t beat the delicious buttery sweetness that comes from beautiful honey-baked popcorn. It’s possibly the most indulgent of the three recipes, but if you’re getting full at this point, popcorn is the perfect sharing snack.
- 1 brown paper bag
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 1/3 cup of popping corn
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup of Davidson’s Raw and Unheated Organic Honey
- 1/4 cup of whipping cream
- 1 inch-thick block of butter
- Pre-heat your oven to 150C (300F). Combine the salt, olive oil, and popping corn in a bowl, mixing thoroughly until the corn is evenly coated. Then pour the bowl into your brown paper bag.
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Fold over the top of the bag and stick it in the microwave on high for 1m 30s.
- Mix the Davidson’s honey with the vanilla, and pour into a saucepan with the milk and butter. Heat the saucepan on a medium to high heat until it starts to bubble and turn a golden brown colour (about 120C).
- Once the mixture is boiling, take the saucepan off the hob and immediately pour out evenly over your popcorn (either lay your popcorn on a flat surface and pour evenly, and have it in a bowl and be prepared to shake it around as you pour – so long as it’s evenly covered).
- Lay out some baking paper onto an oven tray and pour the popcorn evenly over the tray.