Friday, May 9, 2008

Kids Crafts Ideas: Making Peanut Clusters

When you are thinking of kid's crafts ideas, you must not make the mistake of overlooking the easy crafts. Kids love doing crafts that gives them results fast and if the result is edible, even the better. Making peanut clusters fall into this very easy kids crafts category, it is quick and the end result is very tasty.

Note: because the chocolate needs to be melt over hot water, this craft must be done under adult supervision.

What you need for this craft:

  • 8oz Plain milk chocolate (any chocolate will do it does not have to be cooking chocolate; I often use ordinary plain milk chocolate)
  • 2 Tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • 1 Cup peanuts
  • A small pot or saucepan
  • Water
  • A glass bowl that fits onto your pot or saucepan without touching the water in it
  • Spoon for stirring
  • Teaspoon
  • Baking tray sprayed with non-stick spray

How to do this craft:

  1. Half fill your pot with water and bring it to the boil.
  2. Remove from the heat.
  3. Break the milk chocolate up into pieces and place them in the glass bowl.
  4. Place the bowl over the hot water and stir until melted.
  5. Add the peanut butter and peanuts and stir through until all the peanuts are well covered with chocolate and the peanut butter is mixed through well.
  6. Spoon teaspoons full of the mixture and allow the chocolate to set.
  7. Your clusters are now ready to eat.

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