A RAFT-tastic recipe

The boys and I are absolutely loving this month’s books.
This recipe is the perfect follow-up to reading,

The Raft
by Jim LaMarche.

Unknown-1Click HERE for book review.

Here is what you will need:

  • Pirouette cookies
  • Graham crackers
  • Chocolate chips
  • Edible ink markers
  • Cutting board
  • Knife

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Start by cutting the Pirouette cookies down to fit the length of a 1/2 graham cracker and line 4 of them up next to each other to form our “logs”.  Eat all the extra ends while the kids aren’t watching.

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Melt down your chocolate chips to make some delicious “glue”.

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Spread on a layer of melted chocolate on to your graham cracker “platform”.

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Flip over and press gently down, squishing the chocolate “glue” onto the “logs”.

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Let dry for about 10 minutes or until the chocolate has completely set.  Grab your edible ink markers and get to drawing!

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The boys and I thought about our most recent adventure along the bayou and they drew the animals that they saw.FFP_RaftSnack7

Noah did an awesome job of drawing a brown pelican and some flowers he saw along the way.

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Levi drew a tank and a shark.  Can’t you tell?  🙂

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Author: Rachel Skvaril
Sugar Artist
Fondant Flinger

 

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