Monday, February 23

Kid-stuffed crescents

That's crescent rolls stuffed by kids, not stuffed with kids-a fun and relatively healthy snack time activity.
When I suggest a food-related activity for my kids, if it's not cookies or other sweet food, I try to make sure it has some novel elements to it. For instance, I don't think my kids have ever seen a package of crescent rolls so I knew this had the novelty factor working for us. Communal bowls of food are outside of routine and therefore fun, and finally the creative license allowed in making these snacks followed by some rolling action made this a winner.
I recently purchased a can of Pillsbury crescents to have on hand for this project. Today we needed an activity (and a snack) so I scrambled up some eggs with frozen hash browns, pulled out some leftover cooked broccoli, shredded cheese, and a little bowl of jelly. The kids and I pulled apart the rolls and placed them on a baking sheet, they spooned on the fillings of their choice and rolled them up. While I baked the stuffed rolls, the kids actually sat at the table and ate the remaining stuffing ingredients (!). Yes, they spooned some jelly straight from the bowl into their mouth, but I figured I could let that slide since they were also finishing off the broccoli and eggs.
When the rolls were finished, we all (with slight exceptions, as jelly and broccoli combined are not terrible in small doses), enjoyed eating them.

14 comments:

kelley said...

we like cream cheese and chicken in our crescent rolls

Raising Cains said...

i love the idea!

Anonymous said...

Wrapped-up food is the best. We'll have to make more when I get there!

Grandma G said...

You're brilliant! What a great way to get kids to eat the stuff that's good for them!

michelle said...

That's genius! I made Chicken Cheesy Crescents for dinner the other night and the kids really loved them (not so much my husband)!

Anonymous said...

My daughter makes chocolate croissants for dessert by putting chocolate chips into crescent rolls and rolling them up. Yummy and simple.

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Anonymous said...

Those look great, and I think my kids would love doing this. Thanks for the idea!

Mel D. said...

You use a silpat mat, too! Awesome.

Anonymous said...

this is fantastic - my kids would totally dig this.

Tabitha Blue said...

Oh what a great idea!!! Thanks for passing it along!

:)
~Tabitha~

freshmommyblog.com

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