Mummy Hotdogs

Cooking With Kids Kids love Halloween. This is a fun and simple lunch or snack to make with the children in preparation for the spookiest day of the year. These mummies taste just like pigs-in-the-blankets children enjoy as hors d’oeuvres at parties. Allow your Nanny Kids to roll out the dough and wrap it around […]

Halloween Lunch Box Treats

Creative Wednesdays Send Jack O’ lanterns and ghosts in your Nanny Kids’ lunch boxes. Simply use a permanent marker to draw spooky faces on orange and white prepackaged snack items. You can also use the marker to draw on the skin of oranges and clementines you send to school with the kids. You Will Need: […]

You’ve Been Ghosted!

Anonymous Halloween Fun In preparation for Halloween, have the children help you play this fun game with their friends and neighbors. Fill a gift bag with Halloween treats or the Nutter Butter Ghost Cookies we made (see recipe below). Or, try these cute ghost cookies we made last year. You can add anything related to […]

No Bake Pumpkin Bites

Cooking With Kids October so it’s officially time to make Halloween treats for the kids. These no bake peanut butter bites are great for kids that don’t like the taste of pumpkin. They are super sweet so make them small. I’m sure you can substitute almond butter, cashew butter, hazelnut butter, or sunflower seed butter […]

Making Candy Apples for Nannies and Au Pairs

You will need: Firm apples Large Popsicle sticks or wooden skewers Corn syrup (1/2 cup) Sugar (2 cups) Water (3/4 cup) Additional toppings listed below 1. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray the foil with cooking spray. 2. Poke Popsicle sticks or cinnamon sticks through the top of firm applies. Place the […]

Halloween Recipes for Au Pairs and Nannies

Cute Meatball Bugs We made these little meatball bugs using Pillsbury biscuits. Purchase a can of Pillsbury original biscuits, 20 frozen cooked meatballs (or turkey meatballs), and raisins. 1. We preheated the oven to manufacturer’s directions. Then we sprayed a large cookie sheet with cooking spray. (You can line the cookie sheet with aluminum foil […]